La Roche-Posay vs. Palmer's 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
Niacinamide, Glycerin
Vitamin C, Argan Oil, Soybean Oil, Grape Seed Oil (+3), Vitamin E
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Brightening
  • Hydrating
  • Acne-Fighting
  • Anti-Aging
  • Protecting
  • Brightening
Ingredient Safety
Paraben-free
Paraben-free
Essential Oil-free
Essential Oil-free
Silicone-free
Silicone-free
Allergen-free
Allergen-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Paraben-free
Paraben-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
PEG: Sodium Laureth Sulfate, PEG-Crosspolymer
Sodium Laureth Sulfate: Sodium Laureth Sulfate
Fragrance: Fragrance
Allergy-inducing ingredients
-
Allergen: Citronellol, Benzyl Benzoate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Geraniol
Environment polluting ingredients
-
-
Ingredient Safety by Skin Type
Good for Dry Skin
1
-
Good for Sensitive Skin
1
Good for Acne-Prone Skin
1
-
Bad for Oily Skin
1
Bad for Sensitive Skin
1
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
1
Good for Dry Skin
4
-
-
-
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
2
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
2
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
63% low risk
10
31% medium risk
5
6% high risk
1
0% unknown risk
67% low risk
14
19% medium risk
4
14% high risk
3
0% unknown risk