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HSI PROFESSIONAL Argan Oil Heat Protector | Protect up to 450º F from Flat Irons & Hot Blow...
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Amazon Reviews for  HSI PROFESSIONAL Argan Oil Heat Protector | Protect up to 450º F from Flat Irons & Hot Blow Dry | Sulfate Free, Prevents Damage & Breakage | Made in the USA | 2 Ounce, Packaging May Vary
Rating:
918 Ratings
918 Reviews
("Ratings" vs. "Reviews")
26% of potentially unnatural reviews removed (why?)
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Warn Overall Grade
FAIL Rating Trend
FAIL Phrase Repetition
FAIL Reviewer Participation
WARN Deleted Reviews
WARN Suspicious Reviewers
WARN Word Count Comparison
PASS Unverified Purchases
PASS Overlapping Review History
PASS Reviewer Ease
PASS Brand Repeats
PASS Incentivized Reviews

Most Trusted Reviews

5/5
Does the job [Go to full review]
Jan 12, 2020      
100% TRUST
  • Verified Purchaser
  • Critical Reviewer (avg. rating: 4.3)


Least Trusted Reviews

Love this spray! Very lightweight and makes my hair feel ... [Go to full review]
Jun 21, 2017      
0% TRUST
  • Verified Purchaser
  • Created on a high volume day
  • Overrepresented word count (11 words)
  • Contains repetitive phrases (show)
  • Take-Back Reviewer (1 deleted Review; avg. rating: 5.0)
  • Brand Repeater (2 of 8 reviews for this brand; avg rating: 5.0)
  • Overrepresented Participation (posted 8 Reviews)
  • Easy Grader (avg. rating: 5.0)


Analysis Details

Fail Rating Trend

  • 23%
  • Created over 18 days

We counted 918 reviews for this product over the span of 1,277 days, an average of 0.7 reviews per day. If these reviews were created randomly, there would be a 99.9% chance that we would see 5 or fewer reviews on any given day.

However, we see the following 18 days exceeding this threshold:In total, we found that 214 reviews were created on just 18 days. The reviews on these high volume days have rated this product an average of 4.7 while reviews from other days have rated this product an average of 4.3. Based on our statistical modeling, the discrepancy in average rating between these two groups is significant enough to believe that the difference is not due to random chance, and may indicate that there are unnatural reviews.

from reviews created on high volume days

from reviews created on normal volume days


4.7
4.3


Read more about our Rating Trend test.

Fail Phrase Repetition
Reviews that contain one of these phrases are NOT necessarily devalued; read more about how this test works here.

Common Phrases in Reviews:
14 reviews
(4.9/5)
10 reviews
(4.8/5)


20 of the 918 total reviews for this product use substantial repetitive phrases between them. These reviewers have rated this product an average of 4.9 while reviews without substantial repetitive phrases rated this product an average of 4.4. Based on our statistical modeling, the discrepancy in average rating between these two groups is significant enough to believe that the difference is not due to random chance, and may indicate that there are unnatural reviews.

from reviews with substantial repetitive phrases

from reviews without substantial repetitive phrases


4.9
4.4


Read more about our Phrase Repetition test.

Fail Reviewer Participation

  • 68%
  • From reviewers with an overrepresented participation

We see the following 2 participation groups with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:In total, we found that 625 reviewers (or 68%) are within an overrepresented participation group. These reviews have rated this product an average of 4.4, while all other reviews have rated this product an average of 4.3. Based on our statistical modeling, the discrepancy in average rating between these two groups is significant enough to believe that the difference is not due to random chance, and may indicate that there are unnatural reviews.

From reviewers with an overrepresented participation

From reviewers with a properly represented participation


4.4
4.3


Read more about our Reviewer Participation test.

Warn Deleted Reviews

We discovered a total of 1 deleted Review for this product, with an average rating of 1. Even though deleted reviews don't affect the average rating, the fact that action was taken to delete reviews raises some red flags about the integrity of the reviews for the product as whole.

There are a few limitations to keep in mind regarding the Deleted Reviews test:
  1. We don't have a magic ability to collect every single deleted review; we can only identify reviews as deleted if we collect them on one date and then notice they are no longer visible on a subsequent date.
  2. We have no information on reviews that were never published in the first place.
  3. We also don't know why these reviews were removed. It could be action from the platform, personal decision by the review author, part of an entire account closure, even some data error on our part, etc.
Read more about our Deleted Reviews test.

1.0 average rating of deleted reviews

1.0


Show distribution of deleted reviews

Warn Suspicious Reviewers

Take-Back Reviewers


241 of the 918 reviewers have had at least one of their past reviews for another product deleted. While this is more Take-Back Reviewers than we'd expect to see, it does not appear to have a significant impact on the overall rating.

from take-back reviewers

from reviewers without previously deleted reviews


4.3
4.4


Read more about our Suspicious Reviewers test.

Warn Word Count Comparison

  • 52%
  • Have an overrepresented word count

In the graph above, we can see the distribution of review word counts for this product and the expected distribution for this category. We see the following 2 groups with a statistically significant greater concentration than what we'd expect to see:In total, we found that 475 reviews (or 52%) are within an overrepresented word count group. This is an excessively high number of reviews in overrepresented word count groups.

from reviews with an overrepresented word count

from reviews with a properly represented word count


4.4
4.4


Read more about our Word Count Comparison test.

Pass Unverified Purchases

70 of the 918 total reviews for this product are unverified purchases. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from unverified purchasers

from verified purchases


4.3
4.4


Unverified purchases may be the result of Kindle Unlimited readers, buyers who didn't pay full price, or reviewers who did not purchase the product at Amazon. Read more about our Unverified Purchases test.

Pass Overlapping Review History
  • 0%
  • Substantial overlapping review history
0 of the 918 reviewers have substantial overlapping product review history. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.
Read more about our Overlapping Review History test.

Pass Reviewer Ease
The ease score is the average rating for all reviews that a given reviewer submits. The average ease score for reviewers of this product is 4.4, while the average ease score for reviewers in this category is 4.3. While this discrepancy is rather large, it is not quite large enough to rule out the possibility of it being due random chance.

4.4 Product's Average Ease Score

4.3 Category's Average Ease Score


4.4
4.3


Read more about our Reviewer Ease test.


Pass Brand Repeats

Brand Repeaters


29 of the 918 reviewers have reviewed other products for this brand. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from Brand Repeaters

from Non-Repeaters


4.6
4.4


Read more about our Brand Repeats test.

Pass Incentivized Reviews
On Oct 3, 2016, Amazon prohibited incentivized reviews, however we still test for them since there are still millions in our dataset.


1 of the 918 total reviews for this product admitted to receiving a free or discounted product in exchange for a review. This is within an acceptable range and it does not appear to be significantly affecting the overall rating for this product.

from incentivized reviews

from non-incentivized reviews


3.0
4.4


Read more about our Incentivized Reviews test. Check out our study showing that Incentivized Reviewers are much more likely to leave a positive review.