Botanics vs. Urban Skin Rx 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
Safflower Seed Oil, kojic acid, alpha arbutin (+2), glycerin, niacinamide, Vitamin C, retinyl palmitate
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Hydrating
  • Brightening
  • Replenishing
  • Replenishing
  • Protecting
  • 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
Fragrance-free
Fragrance-free
Essential Oil-free
Essential Oil-free
Alcohol-free
Alcohol-free
Sulfate-free
Sulfate-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
2
Good for Sensitive Skin
1
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
1
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
1
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
79% low risk
11
21% medium risk
3
0% high risk
0% unknown risk
65% low risk
17
23% medium risk
6
8% high risk
2
4% unknown risk
1