Biore vs. ORIGINS 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
Glycerin, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Lycium Chinense (Wolfberry) Fruit Extract, Turmeric Root Extract (+2), Sodium Hyaluronate
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Exfoliating
  • Acne-Fighting
  • Soothing
  • Hydrating
  • Replenishing
  • Protecting
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
Alcohol-free
Alcohol-free
Sulfate-free
Sulfate-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-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
Fragrance: Organic Orange Oil
Allergy-inducing ingredients
-
Allergen: Limonene
Environment polluting ingredients
-
-
Ingredient Safety by Skin Type
Good for Dry Skin
1
Good for Oily Skin
1
-
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
2
-
Good for Dry Skin
4
-
Good for Sensitive Skin
1
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
11
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
1
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
63% low risk
10
31% medium risk
5
6% high risk
1
0% unknown risk
90% low risk
35
8% medium risk
3
0% high risk
3% unknown risk
1