Aveeno vs. The INKEY List 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 2%, Zinc Compound, Allantoin 0.5%
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Replenishing
  • Protecting
  • Hydrating
  • Hydrating
  • Acne-Fighting
  • Exfoliating
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
Fragrance-free
Fragrance-free
Essential Oil-free
Essential Oil-free
Sulfate-free
Sulfate-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
PEG: PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate
Sodium Laureth Sulfate: Cocamidopropyl Betaine
Allergy-inducing ingredients
-
Allergen: Benzyl Alcohol
Environment polluting ingredients
-
-
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 Dry Skin
3
Good for Oily Skin
2
Good for Sensitive Skin
1
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
3
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
2
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
1
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
58% low risk
14
33% medium risk
8
8% high risk
2
0% unknown risk
70% low risk
16
30% medium risk
7
0% high risk
0% unknown risk