Avalon Organics vs. SkinMedica Cleanser, Compared

Which of these skincare favorites should you use? We compare the two products based on their ingredients and safety information.
Notable Ingredients
Vitamin C, German Chamomile Flower Extract, Olive Leaf (+2), Citric Acid, Glycerin, Green Tea Extract, Vitamin E
Licorice Root, Salicylic Acid, Glycerin, Citric Acid, Saccharum Officinarum Ferment Extract
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Anti-Aging
  • Brightening
  • Soothing
  • Exfoliating
  • Soothing
  • Brightening
Ingredient Safety
Paraben-free
Paraben-free
Fragrance-free
Fragrance-free
Sulfate-free
Sulfate-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Paraben-free
Paraben-free
Fragrance-free
Fragrance-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Allergen-free
Allergen-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Potentially irritating (Dirty Dozen) ingredients
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PEG: PEG-8 Diisostearate
Sodium Laureth Sulfate: Cocamidopropyl Betaine
Allergy-inducing ingredients
Allergen: Benzyl Alcohol, Limonene
-
Environment polluting ingredients
-
-
Ingredient Safety by Skin Type
Good for Dry Skin
4
Good for Oily Skin
1
Good for Sensitive Skin
3
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
Bad for Dry Skin
1
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
5
-
Good for Dry Skin
2
Good for Oily Skin
3
Good for Sensitive Skin
1
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
2
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
4
-
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
70% low risk
19
26% medium risk
7
0% high risk
4% unknown risk
1
74% low risk
20
22% medium risk
6
0% high risk
4% unknown risk
1