CLINIQUE vs. NATURE REPUBLIC Oil Cleanser, Compared

Which of these skincare favorites should you use? We compare the two products based on their ingredients and safety information.
Notable Ingredients
Safflower Seed Oil, Vitamin E
Vitamin E
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Anti-Aging
  • Protecting
  • Replenishing
  • Protecting
  • Anti-Aging
  • 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
Paraben-free
Paraben-free
Essential Oil-free
Essential Oil-free
Alcohol-free
Alcohol-free
Sulfate-free
Sulfate-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Potentially irritating (Dirty Dozen) ingredients
PEG: Sorbeth-30 Tetraoleate, Peg-5 Glyceryl Triisostearate
Fragrance: Fragrance
PEG: PEG-20 Glyceryl Triisostearate, PEG-10 Isostearate
BHA & BHT: BHT
Petrolatum: Mineral Oil
Allergy-inducing ingredients
-
Allergen: Benzyl Alcohol
Environment polluting ingredients
Microplastics (Microbeads): Polyethylene
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Ingredient Safety by Skin Type
Good for Dry Skin
1
-
-
-
-
Bad for Oily Skin
1
-
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
1
Good for Dry Skin
1
-
-
-
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
1
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
1
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
67% low risk
6
11% medium risk
1
0% high risk
22% unknown risk
2
56% low risk
10
33% medium risk
6
6% high risk
1
6% unknown risk
1