Cetaphil vs. Drunk Elephant 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 E
Mild Surfactant Blend, Virgin Marula Oil, Glycerin, Cantaloupe Fruit Extract
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Soothing
  • Hydrating
  • Exfoliating
  • Hydrating
  • Replenishing
  • Protecting
Ingredient Safety
Paraben-free
Paraben-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
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
Sodium Laureth Sulfate: Cocamidopropyl Betaine
Sodium Laureth Sulfate: Cocamidopropyl Betaine
Allergy-inducing ingredients
-
-
Environment polluting ingredients
-
-
Ingredient Safety by Skin Type
Good for Dry Skin
3
-
-
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
2
-
Good for Dry Skin
3
Good for Oily Skin
1
Good for Sensitive Skin
1
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
2
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
1
-
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
68% low risk
13
26% medium risk
5
5% high risk
1
0% unknown risk
78% low risk
18
22% medium risk
5
0% high risk
0% unknown risk