This weekend team Acne Mantra hit the stores to see if Nivea for Men Advanced Whitening Dark Spot Reduction Moisturiser SPF 30 is safe for acne prone skin or if it can cause pimples. Read on to see what our free Skingredients phone app found out about this popular product.
Check ingredients for acne prone safety before you buy – install the free Skingredients app on your phone.
Claim on the packaging
Suitable for all skin types. Effectively whitens skin. Repairs extra dull, damaged skin. Prevents re-darkening. The effective formula is now even better with Whitanat Vita Complex with 10 nutrients including Whitanat that is proven by skin care scientists to whiten dull, damaged skin 10 times better than vitamin C.
It protects skin from re-darkening with SPF 30. The non-sticky and ultra-light texture has been specifically developed for men’s skin. It absorbs quicker and leaves no residue.
This moisturizer has rave reviews on flipkart.com.
Skingredients in action
To use the Skingredients app, all you need to do is take a photo of the ingredients of a product you want to check for pore-clogging ingredients. This is the shot we took at the store.
After you take the photo, Skingredients automatically analyses the ingredient list right there in front of you.
Within a minute, it tells you whether the product contains any comedogenic ingredients (pore-clogging, acne-causing) and what many of the ingredients in it are used for.
Let’s see what Skingredients had to say for Nivea for Men Advanced Whitening Dark Spot Reduction Moisturiser SPF 30.
What it means
According to Skingredients analysis, Nivea for Men Advanced Whitening Dark Spot Reduction Moisturiser SPF 30 is more or less safe for acne prone skin.
In Acne Prone Skin Type terms, it is suitable for APST 1 and APST 2. It may not be suitable for highly acne prone skin of APST 3. Simply put, it is not for you if almost everything breaks you out.
The underlying technology used in Skingredients app requires the photos to be sharp and without glare. The photo we took wasn’t perfect but the app still did a good job of figuring out the ingredients.
A couple ingredients were missed by the app due to the glare. Nonetheless, all the information we received is still useful. Remember, even a single comedogenic ingredient is enough to cause breakouts.
What are you waiting for? Install Skingredients on your phone. Then go out and get some shots. Of products we mean. 🙂