Face Cleansers matching Vitamin C

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Do you know what’s in your face cleanser? Some cleansers contain harsh chemicals that do serious damage to your skin in the long run. Choosing the right face cleanser means understanding what’s inside so you can have clear, clean and healthy skin.

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Good Ingredients

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Unfavorable Ingredients

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OZNaturals Ocean Mineral Facial Cleanser

18/27 Best Ingredients
8/27 Good Ingredients
1/27 Unfavorable Ingredient
22/27 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
8
Healing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
9
  • hamamelis virginiana (witch hazel)
    Witch Hazel. Heals the skin, promotes healthy skin functions
  • silk protein amino acid blend
    Silk Amino Acid. Skin-conditioning agent, helps re-build broken skin.
  • organic matricaria recutita (chamomile)
    Chamomile. Anti-inflammatory properties. Rare cases of chamomile allergy exist.
  • organic althaea officinalis (marshmallow)
    Marshmallow Root. Anti-inflammatory, heals broken skin.
  • organic echinacea purpurea (echinacea)
    Echinacea. Skin-soothing, anti-irritating
  • organic calendula officinalis (calendula)
    Calendula Officinalis. Skin-healing and moisturizing properties
  • organic viola tricolor (violet)
    Violet. Used to treat skin conditions such as dermatitis as well as conditions related to allergic reactions.
  • wildcrafted stellaria media (chickweed)
    Chickweed. Extracts used to treat various skin conditions
  • organic sambucus nigra (elder flower)
    Elderberry. Skin-soothing properties
Protective Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
1
  • cucumis sativus (cucumber hydrosol)
    Cucumber. Anti-inflamatory properties
Abrasive Ingredients
1
Moisturizing Ingredients
4
  • methylsulfonylmethane (msm)
    Msm. Moisturizer
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
    Caprylic Acid. Coconut oil based skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • hydrogenated vegetable oil
    Vegetable Oil. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • organic simmondsia chinensis (jojoba oil)
    Jojoba. Moisturizer
Conditioning Ingredients
2
  • ocean minerals
    Ocean Minerals. Minerals
  • crithmum maritimum extract (sea fennel wax)
    Samphire. Sea fennel wax. Skin-conditioning agent
Neutral Ingredients
1
  • deionized aqua (water)
    Aqua. Water
Unfavorable Ingredients
1

Baie Botanique Rose Renew Regenerating Face Wash

30/39 Best Ingredients
6/39 Good Ingredients
3/39 Unfavorable Ingredients
27/39 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
16
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
7
  • citrus aurantium (orange distillate water)
    Orange. Fragrance, cleansing ingredient
  • decyl glucoside
    Decyl Glucoside. Cleansing agent
  • cocamidopropyl hydroxysultaine
    Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine. Foaming agent, surfactant
  • disodium laureth sulfosuccinate
    Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • disodium lauryl sulfosuccinate
    Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • rubus idaeus (raspberry seed oil)
    Raspberry. Skin purification properties
  • citrus aurantium dulcis (orange peel tincture)
    Orange. Fragrance, cleansing ingredient
Healing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
5
  • wildcrafted mahonia aquifolium (oregon grape)
    Oregon Grape. Used to treat psoriasis and other skin diseases
  • vaccinium angustifolium (blueberry)
    Blueberry Extract. Skin protecting and soothing properties.
  • melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree oil)
    Tea Tree Leaf Oil. Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties
  • rosaeodora var amazonica (rosewood essential oil)
    Rosewood. Skin healing properties
  • organic centella asiatica (gotu kola)
    Centella Asiatica. Wide therapeutic actions. Recommended for the treatment of various skin conditions
Protective Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
2
  • wildcrafted taraxacum officinale (dandelion)
    Dandelion. Antibacterial and fungicidal properties
  • wildcrafted geranium maculatum (wild geranium)
    Wild Geranium. Antibacterial properties
Moisturizing Ingredients
1
  • methylsulfonylmethane (msm)
    Msm. Moisturizer
Conditioning Ingredients
1
  • borago officinalis (borage oil)
    Borage. Skin-conditioning agent.
Neutral Ingredients
4
  • cocamide mipa
    Cocamide Mipa. Coconut based emulsifier, thickener
  • hydroxyethyl cellulose
    Hydroxyethyl Cellulose. Emulsifying and thickening agent
  • carrageenan gum
    Carrageenan Gum. Thickening agent
  • ethyl hexyl glycerin
    Ethyl Hexyl Glycerin. Preservative derived from natural substances
Unfavorable Ingredients
3

Amara Organics Vitamin C Facial Cleanser

16/24 Best Ingredients
6/24 Good Ingredients
2/24 Unfavorable Ingredients
13/24 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
6
  • organic rosa rose hip oil
    Rose Hip. Antioxidative, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects
  • oregano oil
    Oregano. Antioxidant, antibacterial properties
  • organic horsetail plant extract
    Horsetail. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
5
  • decyl glucoside
    Decyl Glucoside. Cleansing agent
  • cocamidopropyl hydroxysultaine
    Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine. Foaming agent, surfactant
  • disodium laureth sulfosuccinate
    Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • disodium lauryl sulfosuccinate
    Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • orange peel tincture
    Orange. Fragrance, cleansing ingredient
Healing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
3
  • (2s) 2 amino 5 guanidinopentanoic acid
    (2s)-2-amino-5-guanidinopentanoic Acid. Stimulates skin regeneration
  • tea tree oil
    Tea Tree Leaf Oil. Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties
Protective Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
2
  • organic geranium extract
    Wild Geranium. Antibacterial properties
  • organic dandelion extract
    Dandelion. Antibacterial and fungicidal properties
Moisturizing Ingredients
1
  • msm
    Msm. Moisturizer
Conditioning Ingredients
1
  • borage oil
    Borage. Skin-conditioning agent.
Neutral Ingredients
4
  • deionized water
    Aqua. Water
  • cocamide mipa
    Cocamide Mipa. Coconut based emulsifier, thickener
  • carbomer
    Carbomer. Controls consistency
  • ethyl hexyl glycerin
    Ethyl Hexyl Glycerin. Preservative derived from natural substances
Unfavorable Ingredients
2

InstaNatural Vitamin C Cleanser

18/32 Best Ingredients
12/32 Good Ingredients
2/32 Unfavorable Ingredients
16/32 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
5
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
8
  • decyl glucoside
    Decyl Glucoside. Cleansing agent
  • cocamidopropyl hydroxysultaine
    Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine. Foaming agent, surfactant
  • disodium laureth sulfosuccinate
    Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • shea butteramidopropyl betaine
    Shea Butteramidopropyl Betaine. Cleansing agent
  • sodium methyl cocoyl taurate
    Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • coco glucoside
    Coco-glucoside. Coconut derived surfactant, cleansing agent
  • tetrasodium glutamate diacetate
    Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate. Chelating agent
  • trisodium ethylenediamine disuccinate
    Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate. Chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
Healing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
2
  • chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower/leaf (organic chamomile) extract
    Chamomile. Anti-inflammatory properties. Rare cases of chamomile allergy exist.
  • salix alba (willow) bark extract
    Willow. Skin soothing properties
Protective Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
3
  • caprylhydroxamic acid
    N-hydroxyoctanamide. Antibacterial agent, anti-inflammatory agent.
  • rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract
    Rosemary. Antimicrobial, skin-conditioning agent
  • cucumis sativus (cucumber) fruit extract
    Cucumber. Anti-inflamatory properties
Abrasive Ingredients
1
Moisturizing Ingredients
6
  • glyceryl caprylate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • glyceryl oleate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • hydrolyzed jojoba esters
    Jojoba. Moisturizer
  • saccharum officinarum (sugar cane) extract
    Sugar Cane. Skin-conditioning and moisturizing properties
  • cocos nucifera (coconut) water
    Coconut Water. Moisturizing properties
  • cocos nucifera (coconut) fruit juice
    Coconut Oil. Skin-conditioning agent, moisturizing properties
Neutral Ingredients
5
  • water (aqua)
    Aqua. Water
  • sclerotium gum
    Sclerotium Gum. Thickening agent
  • xanthan gum
    Xanthan Gum. Thickening agent
  • hydroxyacetophenone
    Hydroxyacetophenone. Flavor ingredient
  • citrus grandis (pomelo grapefruit) seed oil
    Grapefruit. Fragrance ingredient. Inconsistent evidence for phototoxicity.
Unfavorable Ingredients
2

OZNaturals Vitamin C Facial Cleanser

12/20 Best Ingredients
6/20 Good Ingredients
2/20 Unfavorable Ingredients
9/20 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
5
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
5
  • decyl glucoside
    Decyl Glucoside. Cleansing agent
  • cocamidopropyl hydroxysultaine
    Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine. Foaming agent, surfactant
  • disodium laureth sulfosuccinate
    Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • disodium lauryl sulfosuccinate
    Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • citrus aurantium dulcis (orange peel tincture)
    Orange. Fragrance, cleansing ingredient
Healing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
2
  • (2s) 2 amino 5 guanidinopentanoic acid
    (2s)-2-amino-5-guanidinopentanoic Acid. Stimulates skin regeneration
  • melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree oil)
    Tea Tree Leaf Oil. Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties
Moisturizing Ingredients
1
  • methylsulfonylmethane (msm)
    Msm. Moisturizer
Conditioning Ingredients
2
  • organic herbal infusion
    Organicherbal Infusion. Skin-conditioning agent
  • borago officinalis (borage oil)
    Borage. Skin-conditioning agent.
Neutral Ingredients
3
  • cocamide mipa
    Cocamide Mipa. Coconut based emulsifier, thickener
  • carbomer
    Carbomer. Controls consistency
  • ethyl hexyl glycerin
    Ethyl Hexyl Glycerin. Preservative derived from natural substances
Unfavorable Ingredients
2

Pure Body Naturals Age Defying Skin Clearing Serum

9/17 Best Ingredients
6/17 Good Ingredients
2/17 Unfavorable Ingredients
10/17 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
7
  • olive oil squalene
    Squalane. Squalene and squalane are highly effective natural emollients and anti-oxidants. They can be produced from shark liver or from olives.
  • organic rosa canina (rosehiip seed oil)
    Rose Hip. Antioxidative, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects
  • ylang ylang essential oil
    Ylang Ylang. Plant with anti-oxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory properties.
Healing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
2
  • (2s) 2 amino 5 guanidinopentanoic acid
    (2s)-2-amino-5-guanidinopentanoic Acid. Stimulates skin regeneration
  • melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree essential oil)
    Tea Tree Leaf Oil. Antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties
Abrasive Ingredients
1
Moisturizing Ingredients
2
  • methylsulfonylmethane (msm)
    Msm. Moisturizer
  • niacinamide (vitamin b3)
    Vitamin B3. Moisturizes skin and improves skin appearance.
Conditioning Ingredients
1
  • organic herbal infusion
    Organicherbal Infusion. Skin-conditioning agent
Neutral Ingredients
2
  • carbomer
    Carbomer. Controls consistency
  • ethyl hexyl glycerin
    Ethyl Hexyl Glycerin. Preservative derived from natural substances
Unfavorable Ingredients
2

Image Vital C Hydrating Facial Cleanser

17/34 Best Ingredients
14/34 Good Ingredients
3/34 Unfavorable Ingredients
12/34 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
8
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
7
  • sodium peg 7 olive oil carboxylate
    Sodium Peg-7 Olive Oil Carboxylate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • peg 100 stearate
    Peg 100 Stearate. Cleansing Agent
  • saponaria officinalis (soapwort) extract
    Soapwort. Natural cleansing agent
  • stearic acid
    Stearic Acid. Surfactant, softening agent.
Healing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
2
  • phospholipid
    Phospholipids. Improves dry skin and is an essential structural components of cell membranes
Moisturizing Ingredients
6
  • isohexadecane
    Isohexadecane. Emollient
  • neopentyl glycol dicaprylate/ dicaprate
    Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprylate/dicaprate. Emollient
  • glyceryl stearate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • peg 7 glyceryl cocoate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • dimethicone
    Dimethicone. Moisturizer
  • caprylyl glycol
    Caprylyl Glycol. Skin conditioner, moisturizer
Conditioning Ingredients
1
  • cyclopentasiloxane
    Cyclopentasiloxane. Lubricant
Neutral Ingredients
7
  • aqua
    Aqua. Water
  • cetearyl olivate
    Cetearyl Olivate. Emulsifier
  • sorbitan olivate
    Sorbitan Olivate. Emulsifier
  • ethylhexylglycerin
    Ethyl Hexyl Glycerin. Preservative derived from natural substances
  • hexylene glycol
    Hexylene Glycol. Preservative
  • magnesium aluminum silicate
    Magnesium Aluminum Silicate. Thickener
  • xanthan gum
    Xanthan Gum. Thickening agent
Unfavorable Ingredients
3

Avalon Organics Intense Defense Cleansing Gel

15/27 Best Ingredients
6/27 Good Ingredients
6/27 Unfavorable Ingredients
18/27 Natural Ingredients
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1,300+ Reviews Details on Amazon.com
Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
5
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
5
  • decyl glucoside
    Decyl Glucoside. Cleansing agent
  • coco glucoside
    Coco-glucoside. Coconut derived surfactant, cleansing agent
  • citrus aurantium bergamia (bergamot) fruit oil
    Bergamot Orange. Fragrance, cleansing ingredient
  • citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel oil
    Orange. Fragrance, cleansing ingredient
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
Healing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
4
  • sorbitol
    Sorbitol. Repairs and moisturizes skin
  • arnica montana flower extract(1)
    Arnica. Helps heal broken skin
  • chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract(1)
    Chamomile. Anti-inflammatory properties. Rare cases of chamomile allergy exist.
  • bisabolol
    Bisabolol. Oil usually derived from chamomile. Soothing properties.
Protective Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
1
  • olea europaea (olive) leaf extract(1)
    Olive Leaf Extract. Anti-microbial properties
Moisturizing Ingredients
2
  • chenopodium quinoa seed(1)
    Quinoa. Used as skin conditioning agent and emollient.
  • glyceryl oleate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Neutral Ingredients
4
  • aqua (water)
    Aqua. Water
  • xanthan gum
    Xanthan Gum. Thickening agent
  • alcohol(1)
    Alcohol. If in large quantities, alcohol can be irritating and/or damaging to skin.
  • limonene. (1)certified organic
    Limonene. Fragrance
Unfavorable Ingredients
6

Simple Micellar Cleansing Water

7/15 Best Ingredients
5/15 Good Ingredients
3/15 Unfavorable Ingredients
6/15 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
2
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
3
  • peg 6 caprylic/capric glycerides
    Peg-6 Caprylic/capric Glycerides. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • tetrasodium edta
    Edta. Chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin. Considered safe because it's difficult to absorb through skin
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
Healing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
2
  • chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract
    Chamomile. Anti-inflammatory properties. Rare cases of chamomile allergy exist.
  • panthenol
    Vitamin B5. Heals broken or itchy skin
Abrasive Ingredients
1
  • sodium chloride
    Sodium Chloride. Table salt. Used as preservative or abrasive ingredient.
Moisturizing Ingredients
1
  • niacinamide
    Vitamin B3. Moisturizes skin and improves skin appearance.
Neutral Ingredients
3
  • water (aqua)
    Aqua. Water
  • hexylene glycol
    Hexylene Glycol. Preservative
  • potassium chloride
    Potassium Chloride. Thickening agent
Unfavorable Ingredients
3
  • iodopropynyl butylcarbamate
    Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate. Preservative. Negative effects include contact dermatitis and contact allergy

Alba Botanica Even Advanced, Sea Mineral Cleansing Gel

16/34 Best Ingredients
10/34 Good Ingredients
8/34 Unfavorable Ingredients
14/34 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
7
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
5
  • sodium cocoyl isethionate
    Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • cocamidopropyl hydroxysultaine
    Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine. Foaming agent, surfactant
  • sodium lauroyl glutamate
    Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate. Mild surfactant, skin cleansing agent
  • coco glucoside
    Coco-glucoside. Coconut derived surfactant, cleansing agent
  • potassium hydroxide
    Potassium Hydroxide. Cleansing agent, safe as used in cosmetics
Healing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
4
  • enteromorpha compressa extract
    Enteromorpha Compressa. Green algae, skin-conditioning agent with skin healing properties
  • laminaria digitata extract
    Horsetail Kelp. Algae, skin-conditioning agent, skin healing properties
  • macrocystis pyrifera extract
    Giant Kelp. Extract helps heal broken skin. Anti-inflammatory properties.
  • panthenol
    Vitamin B5. Heals broken or itchy skin
Moisturizing Ingredients
2
  • erythritol
    Erythritol. Moisturizer, humectant
  • glyceryl oleate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Conditioning Ingredients
2
  • chondrus crispus (carrageenan) extract
    Carrageen Moss. Skin-conditioning agent
  • homarine hci
    Homarine Hcl. Skin-conditioning agent
Neutral Ingredients
6
  • aqua (water)
    Aqua. Water
  • caesalpinia spinosa gum
    Tara Gum. Plant based thickening agent.
  • alcohol
    Alcohol. If in large quantities, alcohol can be irritating and/or damaging to skin.
  • dehydroscetic acid
    Dehydroacetic Acid. Preservative. No skin reacitons
  • limonene
    Limonene. Fragrance
  • fragrance (parfum)
    Fragrance.
Unfavorable Ingredients
8