Palmer's vs. Kiehl'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
Vitamin C, Argan Oil, Soybean Oil, Grape Seed Oil (+3), Vitamin E
Rosemary Leaf Oil, Soybean Oil, Vitamin E
Highlighted Skin Goals
  • Anti-Aging
  • Protecting
  • Brightening
  • Replenishing
  • Hydrating
  • Anti-Aging
Ingredient Safety
Paraben-free
Paraben-free
Alcohol-free
Alcohol-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
Environment Pollutant-free
Environment Pollutant-free
Potentially irritating (Dirty Dozen) ingredients
Fragrance: Fragrance
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Allergy-inducing ingredients
Allergen: Citronellol, Benzyl Benzoate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Geraniol
Allergen: Linalool, Citronellol, Limonene, Geraniol
Environment polluting ingredients
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-
Ingredient Safety by Skin Type
Good for Dry Skin
4
-
-
-
-
-
Bad for Sensitive Skin
2
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
2
Good for Dry Skin
3
-
-
-
-
Bad for Oily Skin
1
Bad for Sensitive Skin
6
Bad for Acne-Prone Skin
2
Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG)
67% low risk
14
19% medium risk
4
14% high risk
3
0% unknown risk
71% low risk
17
17% medium risk
4
4% high risk
1
8% unknown risk
2