Botanics vs. L'Oreal Paris 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
Montmorillonite, Kaolin, Charcoal Powder, Glycerin, Citric Acid
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Hydrating
  • Brightening
  • Replenishing
  • Exfoliating
  • Acne-Fighting
  • Protecting
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
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Potentially irritating (Dirty Dozen) ingredients
-
Fragrance: Fragrance
PEG: Sodium Laureth Sulfate
Sodium Laureth Sulfate: Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
Allergy-inducing ingredients
-
Allergen: Linalool, Limonene
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
1
-
-
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
2
Bad for Dry Skin
1
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
5
-
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
79% low risk
11
21% medium risk
3
0% high risk
0% unknown risk
83% low risk
24
14% medium risk
4
3% high risk
1
0% unknown risk