Face Cleansers

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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.

Best For Face Cleansers

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Good Ingredients

Indicates ingredients with nice to have or neutral benefits.

Unfavorable Ingredients

Indicates ingredient which may be considered unfavorable.

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Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash

6/24 Best Ingredients
7/24 Good Ingredients
11/24 Unfavorable Ingredients
5/24 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
2
Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
3
  • ammonium laureth sulfate
    Ammonium Laureth Sulfate. Cleansing agent. Irritating if not used with other good ingredients.
  • peg 120 methyl glucose dioleate
    Peg-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
Healing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
1
  • menthol
    Menthol. Anti-irritant properties
Abrasive Ingredients
2
  • polyethylene
    Polyethylene. Abrasive agent
Moisturizing Ingredients
1
  • jojoba esters
    Jojoba. Moisturizer
Neutral Ingredients
4
  • fragrance
    Fragrance.
  • chromium hydroxide green
    Ci 77289. Green food color
Unfavorable Ingredients
11
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Aqua Glycolic Facial Cleanser

2/9 Best Ingredients
3/9 Good Ingredients
4/9 Unfavorable Ingredients
1/9 Natural Ingredient
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Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
1
Healing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
1
  • sorbitol
    Sorbitol. Repairs and moisturizes skin
Abrasive Ingredients
2
  • ammonium glycolate
    Ammonium Glycolate. Abrasive agent
Neutral Ingredients
1
  • purified water
    Aqua. Water
Unfavorable Ingredients
4
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Lumene Radiant Touch Refreshing Foam Cleanser

4/22 Best Ingredients
10/22 Good Ingredients
8/22 Unfavorable Ingredients
5/22 Natural Ingredients
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Cleansing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
3
  • disodium lauryl sulfosuccinate
    Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • stearic acid
    Stearic Acid. Surfactant, softening agent.
Healing Ingredients (Best For Face Cleansers)
1
  • rubus chamaemorus seed oil
    Cloudberry. Skin-conditioning agent, contains high doses of Vitamin C
Moisturizing Ingredients
3
  • hydrogenated polydecene
    Polydecene. Emollient
  • prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil
    Sweet Almond. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • glyceryl stearate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Neutral Ingredients
7
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • cetearyl alcohol
    Cetearyl Alcohol. Thickening agent
  • acrylates/c10 30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer
    Acrylates/c10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer. Useful for combining ingredients, film forming, emulsion stabilizing, viscosity controlling
  • sodium hydroxide
    Sodium Hydroxide. Controls pH levels. Skin irritation or pain if used above concentration limits.
  • dehydroacetic acid
    Dehydroacetic Acid. Preservative. No skin reacitons
  • limonene
    Limonene. Fragrance
  • parfum
    Fragrance.
Unfavorable Ingredients
8
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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser

0/8 Best Ingredients
1/8 Good Ingredient
7/8 Unfavorable Ingredients
1/8 Natural Ingredient
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Neutral Ingredients
1
  • water
    Aqua. Water
Unfavorable Ingredients
7