Botanics vs. Kiehl's Since 1851 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, Vitamin C
Salicylic Acid-1.5%, Ginger Root Extract, Frankincense
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Hydrating
  • Brightening
  • Replenishing
  • Exfoliating
  • Hydrating
  • Replenishing
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
Fragrance-free
Fragrance-free
Essential Oil-free
Essential Oil-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Allergen-free
Allergen-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Potentially irritating (Dirty Dozen) ingredients
-
-
Allergy-inducing ingredients
-
-
Environment polluting ingredients
-
-
Ingredient Safety by Skin Type
Good for Dry Skin
2
-
-
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
1
-
Good for Dry Skin
4
Good for Oily Skin
1
-
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
Bad for Dry Skin
1
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
2
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
2
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
79% low risk
11
21% medium risk
3
0% high risk
0% unknown risk
85% low risk
29
15% medium risk
5
0% high risk
0% unknown risk