Aveeno vs. Jack Black 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, Hydroxyacetophenone, Avena Sativa (oat) Kernel Flour, Chrysanthemum Parthenium (feverfew) Flower/leaf/stem Juice
Vitamin C, Calendula Extract, Licorice Root
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Hydrating
  • Exfoliating
  • Protecting
  • Exfoliating
  • Brightening
  • Anti-Aging
Ingredient Safety
Paraben-free
Paraben-free
Fragrance-free
Fragrance-free
Essential Oil-free
Essential Oil-free
Sulfate-free
Sulfate-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
Potentially irritating (Dirty Dozen) ingredients
-
Fragrance: Fragrance
PEG: Ceteth-2
Allergy-inducing ingredients
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-
Environment polluting ingredients
-
Microplastics (Microbeads): Polyethylene
Ingredient Safety by Skin Type
Good for Dry Skin
3
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-
-
-
-
-
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
2
Good for Dry Skin
1
Good for Oily Skin
2
Good for Sensitive Skin
1
-
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
1
-
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
72% low risk
13
22% medium risk
4
0% high risk
6% unknown risk
1
83% low risk
20
13% medium risk
3
4% high risk
1
0% unknown risk