Aveeno vs. Vichy 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
Glycolic Acid, Citric Acid
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Replenishing
  • Protecting
  • Hydrating
  • Exfoliating
  • Soothing
  • Hydrating
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
Essential Oil-free
Essential Oil-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Allergen-free
Allergen-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
DEA: Triethanolamine
Fragrance: Parfum / Fragrance
PEG: Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Peg-8, Peg-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate
Sodium Laureth Sulfate: Sodium Laureth Sulfate
Allergy-inducing ingredients
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-
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
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-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
2
-
-
Good for Oily Skin
2
-
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
2
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
3
-
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
58% low risk
14
33% medium risk
8
8% high risk
2
0% unknown risk
44% low risk
8
50% medium risk
9
6% high risk
1
0% unknown risk