The Body Shop Tea Tree Face Mask: Dermatocare Reviews

The Body Shop Tea Tree Face Mask: Dermatocare Reviews

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The Bodyshop Tea Tree Face Mask is suitable for use in combination skin prone to acne.

Will it work?

 Yes, it might with the help in reducing acne with help of:

  • Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Oil or Tea tree oil is proven to be an anti-acne natural ingredient.
  • Leptospermum Petersonii Oil or lemon tea-tree essential oil helps in reducing red pimples besides giving fragrance to the mask.
  • Calophyllum Inophyllum Seed Oil or Tamanu oil has skin anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antibiotic and antioxidant properties.

For which skin type?

The Bodyshop Tea Tree Face Mask is best suited for combination skin type because has oil absorbing kaolin along with moisturising agents like glycerin. However, it also has two highly comedogenic ingredients; thus cautious use is recommended for oily skin type. Considering the prolong contact time of facemask, the chances of occlusion of oil glands with these comedogenic ingredients cannot be negated.

Is it safe?

 Yes, it is free from major toxic ingredients.

Will it irritate sensitive skin?

Yes, it might irritate sensitive skin.

DETAILED ANALYSIS OF INGREDIENTS

Ingredient Type: Has both synthetic and natural ingredients.
Harmful Ing.: None (Parabens, Phthalates, Formaldehyde releasers, SLS, BHT free).
EWG : Not found
Comedogenic Ing.: Myristyl Myristate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate
Irritating Ing.: Limonene, Menthol, Alcohol Denat, etc
Fragrances: Yes
Active Ing.:

Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Oil or Tea tree oil is proven to be an anti-acne natural ingredient.

Menthol gives a cooling sensation on applying the mask, however it might irritate sensitive skin types.

Tocopherol or Viatmin E is an anti-oxidant with skin repairing benefits.

Leptospermum Petersonii Oil or lemon tea-tree essential oil helps in reducing red pimples besides giving fragrance to the mask.

Calophyllum Inophyllum Seed Oil or Tamanu oil has skin anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antibiotic and antioxidant properties.

Base Ing.: The Body Shop Tea Tree Face Mask is a water and clay based mask with humecatant like glycerine and myristyl myristate to counter the drying effect. Myristyl myristate is a highly comedogenic ingredient, however this effect might be negated with many drying agents like clay and alcohol denat in this mask.
Ingredient list: Aqua (Solvent/Diluent), Kaolin (Absorbent), Cetearyl Alcohol (Emulsifier), Glycerin (Humectant), Myristyl Myristate (Emollient), Glyceryl Stearate (Emulsifier), PEG-100 Stearate (Surfactant), Ethylhexyl Palmitate (Skin Conditioning Agent), Propanediol (Viscosity Modifier), Alcohol Denat. (Solvent/Diluent), Caprylyl Glycol (Skin Conditioning Agent), Cyclopentasiloxane (Skin-Conditioning Agent/Emollient), Calophyllum Inophyllum Seed Oil (Skin Conditioning Agent), Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Oil (Natural Additive), Cyclohexasiloxane (Chelating Agent), Xanthan Gum (Viscosity Modifier), Disodium EDTA (Chelating Agent), Menthol (Cooling Agent), Limonene (Natural Additive), Leptospermum Petersonii Oil (Natural Additive), t-Butyl Alcohol (Denaturant), Denatonium Benzoate (Denaturant), Tocopherol (Antioxidant), CI 77289 (Colour), CI 77492 (Colour). Source: thebodyshop.co.uk

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