Biore vs. First Aid Beauty Cleanser, Compared

Which of these skincare favorites should you use? We compare the two products based on their ingredients and safety information.
Notable Ingredients
Charcoal Powder, Salicylic Acid, Glycerin
Glycolic and Lactic Acids, Lemon Peel, Indian Gooseberry
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Exfoliating
  • Acne-Fighting
  • Soothing
  • Exfoliating
  • Soothing
  • Hydrating
Ingredient Safety
Paraben-free
Paraben-free
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
Allergen-free
Allergen-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Potentially irritating (Dirty Dozen) ingredients
Fragrance: Fragrance
PEG: Laureth-5 Carboxylic Acid, Sodium Laureth Sulfate
Sodium Laureth Sulfate: Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine
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Allergy-inducing ingredients
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Environment polluting ingredients
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Ingredient Safety by Skin Type
Good for Dry Skin
1
Good for Oily Skin
1
-
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
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-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
2
-
Good for Dry Skin
3
Good for Oily Skin
3
Good for Sensitive Skin
3
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
3
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Bad for Sensitive Skin
3
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Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
63% low risk
10
31% medium risk
5
6% high risk
1
0% unknown risk
67% low risk
16
33% medium risk
8
0% high risk
0% unknown risk