Kiehl's Since 1851 vs. Banila Co. 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, Citric Acid, Salicylic Acid
Vitamin E
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Exfoliating
  • Hydrating
  • Replenishing
  • Soothing
  • Anti-Aging
  • Hydrating
Ingredient Safety
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
Essential Oil-free
Essential Oil-free
Sulfate-free
Sulfate-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Allergen-free
Allergen-free
Potentially irritating (Dirty Dozen) ingredients
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Paraben: Butylparaben
Fragrance: Fragrance
PEG: PEG-20 Glyceryl Triisostearate, Acrylates/Methoxy PEG-15 Methacrylate Copolymer, PEG-10 Isostearate
BHA & BHT: BHT
Petrolatum: Mineral Oil
Allergy-inducing ingredients
Allergen: Citral, Citronellol, Geraniol, Linalool
-
Environment polluting ingredients
-
Microplastics (Microbeads): Polyethylene
Ingredient Safety by Skin Type
Good for Dry Skin
1
Good for Oily Skin
1
-
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
2
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
6
-
Good for Dry Skin
1
-
-
-
-
Bad for Oily Skin
1
Bad for Sensitive Skin
1
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
1
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
62% low risk
13
29% medium risk
6
10% high risk
2
0% unknown risk
70% low risk
23
21% medium risk
7
6% high risk
2
3% unknown risk
1