Aveeno vs. Murad Cleanser, Compared

Which of these skincare favorites should you use? We compare the two products based on their ingredients and safety information.
Notable Ingredients
Glycerin
Salicylic Acid, Green Tea Extract
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Replenishing
  • Protecting
  • Hydrating
  • Soothing
  • Anti-Aging
  • Replenishing
Ingredient Safety
Essential Oil-free
Essential Oil-free
Alcohol-free
Alcohol-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Allergen-free
Allergen-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Paraben-free
Paraben-free
Alcohol-free
Alcohol-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Potentially irritating (Dirty Dozen) ingredients
Formaldehyde-Releasing Preservatives: DMDM Hydantoin
Paraben: Methylparaben
Fragrance: Fragrance
PEG: Sodium Laureth Sulfate, PEG-80 Sorbitan Laurate, PEG-16 Soy Sterol
Sodium Laureth Sulfate: Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Laureth Sulfate
Fragrance: Fragrance
PEG: PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, PEG-150 Distearate
Sodium Laureth Sulfate: Cocamidopropyl Betaine
Allergy-inducing ingredients
-
Allergen: Limonene
Environment polluting ingredients
-
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Ingredient Safety by Skin Type
Good for Dry Skin
2
Good for Oily Skin
1
Good for Sensitive Skin
1
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
2
-
-
-
-
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
8
-
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
58% low risk
14
33% medium risk
8
8% high risk
2
0% unknown risk
68% low risk
21
23% medium risk
7
6% high risk
2
3% unknown risk
1