Aveeno vs. philosophy 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, Citric Acid
Sodium Lauroamphoacetate, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Sodium Trideceth Sulfate, Twelve-essential Oil Blend (Including Rosewood, Sandalwood, Sage)
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Hydrating
  • Protecting
  • Replenishing
  • Protecting
  • Replenishing
  • Exfoliating
Ingredient Safety
Essential Oil-free
Essential Oil-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Allergen-free
Allergen-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Fragrance-free
Fragrance-free
Sulfate-free
Sulfate-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Allergen-free
Allergen-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Potentially irritating (Dirty Dozen) ingredients
Paraben: Methylparaben
Fragrance: Fragrance
PEG: Sodium Laureth Sulfate, PEG-16 Soy Sterol, Laureth-4
Sodium Laureth Sulfate: Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine
DEA: Triethanolamine
Formaldehyde-Releasing Preservatives: Imidazolidinyl Urea
Paraben: Methylparaben, Propylparaben
PEG: Peg-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate
Allergy-inducing ingredients
-
-
Environment polluting ingredients
-
-
Ingredient Safety by Skin Type
Good for Dry Skin
2
-
-
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
-
Bad for Oily Skin
1
Bad for Sensitive Skin
2
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
2
Good for Dry Skin
1
-
-
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
Bad for Dry Skin
1
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
8
-
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
56% low risk
10
39% medium risk
7
6% high risk
1
0% unknown risk
72% low risk
21
21% medium risk
6
3% high risk
1
3% unknown risk
1