Aveeno vs. Skyn Iceland 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
Glycerin, Oat Kernel Extract, Oxycoccus Palustris (Arctic Cranberry) Seed Oil, Butylated Hydroxy Toluene (+2), Vitamin C, Retinol, Vitamin E, Glycosphingolipids
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Hydrating
  • Protecting
  • Replenishing
  • Anti-Aging
  • Replenishing
  • Protecting
Ingredient Safety
Essential Oil-free
Essential Oil-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Allergen-free
Allergen-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Paraben-free
Paraben-free
Sulfate-free
Sulfate-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-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
Fragrance: Fragrance (Parfum)
PEG: PEG-75 Shea Butter Glycerides
BHA & BHT: BHT
Allergy-inducing ingredients
-
Allergen: Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Linalool, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Benzyl Salicylate, Hexyl Cinnamal, Geraniol, Limonene, Citronellol, Eugenol
Environment polluting ingredients
-
Marine Pollutants (UV Filters): Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate
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
6
-
Good for Sensitive Skin
1
-
Bad for Dry Skin
1
Bad for Oily Skin
3
Bad for Sensitive Skin
7
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
4
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
56% low risk
10
39% medium risk
7
6% high risk
1
0% unknown risk
58% low risk
38
29% medium risk
19
9% high risk
6
3% unknown risk
2