Cetaphil vs. Farmacy 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
Coconut, Sugar, and Amino Acid, Hyaluronic Acid, Proprietary Honey Blend
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Soothing
  • Hydrating
  • Exfoliating
  • Hydrating
  • Soothing
  • Brightening
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
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
Sodium Laureth Sulfate: Cocamidopropyl Betaine
-
Allergy-inducing ingredients
-
Allergen: Linalool
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
4
Good for Oily Skin
1
Good for Sensitive Skin
4
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
7
-
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
68% low risk
13
26% medium risk
5
5% high risk
1
0% unknown risk
85% low risk
41
15% medium risk
7
0% high risk
0% unknown risk