ELEMIS vs. Farmacy 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
Glycerin, Vitamin E, Citric Acid
Sunflower and Ginger Root Oils, Turmeric and Moringa Extract, Papaya Enzymes
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Protecting
  • Replenishing
  • Hydrating
  • Hydrating
  • Protecting
  • Replenishing
Ingredient Safety
Paraben-free
Paraben-free
Sulfate-free
Sulfate-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Paraben-free
Paraben-free
Fragrance-free
Fragrance-free
Sulfate-free
Sulfate-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Potentially irritating (Dirty Dozen) ingredients
Fragrance: Fragrance (Parfum)
PEG: PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, PEG-8 Beeswax, PEG-60 Almond Glycerides
PEG: Peg-20 Glyceryl Triisostearate, Peg-10 Isostearate
Allergy-inducing ingredients
Allergen: Linalool, Geraniol, Citronellol, Limonene
Allergen: Citral, Limonene, Linalool
Environment polluting ingredients
-
Microplastics (Microbeads): Polyethylene
Ingredient Safety by Skin Type
Good for Dry Skin
4
-
-
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
Bad for Dry Skin
1
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
9
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
2
Good for Dry Skin
1
-
-
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
7
-
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
65% low risk
26
25% medium risk
10
5% high risk
2
5% unknown risk
2
70% low risk
23
21% medium risk
7
3% high risk
1
6% unknown risk
2