Advantage Acne Spot Treatment

Average rating from 960 Ratings
4.0

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Product Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG Rating Ratings)

  • Low Risk
  • Moderate Risk
  • High Risk
  • Unknown
76%
18%
6%
0%

CIR Findings Breakdown

  • A - Safe as Used
  • B - Safe with Qualifications
  • C - Unsafe
  • Unknown
33%
27%
0%
39%
EWG CIR Ingredient Name & Cosmetic Functions Notes
4
B
Salicylic Acid
(Skin Conditioning, Masking, Fragrance, Hair Conditioning, Antidandruff Agent, Antiacne Agent, Denaturant, Preservative, Exfoliant, Keratolytic, Corn/Callus/Wart Remover)
Acne-Fighting
Acne-Fighting
Good for Oily Skin
Good for Oily Skin
Bad for Sensitive Skin
Bad for Sensitive Skin
2
Alcohol
(Solvent, Masking, Viscosity Controlling, Antifoaming Agent, Antimicrobial, Astringent)
Bad for Dry Skin
Bad for Dry Skin
Bad for Sensitive Skin
Bad for Sensitive Skin
Alcohol
Alcohol
3
Ammonium Hydroxide
(Ph Adjuster, Buffering Agent, Denaturant)
4
B
Benzalkonium Chloride
(Antistatic Agent, Antimicrobial Agent, Cosmetic Biocide, Preservative, Deodorant, Surfactant -Suspending Agent)
1
A
Butylene Glycol
(Solvent, Skin Conditioning, Masking, Fragrance, Humectant, Viscosity Controlling, Viscositydecreasing Agent)
Good for Dry Skin
Good for Dry Skin
comedogenic1
Comedogenic Rating (1)
1
C12-15 Alkyl Lactate
(Skin Conditioning, Emollient)
1
B
C13-14 Isoparaffin
(Solvent, Emollient)
1
B
Capryloyl Glycine
(Surfactant, Hair Conditioning, Cleansing)
2
Cedrus Atlantica Bark Extract
(Skin Conditioning, Perfuming)
4
B
Cetyl Lactate
(Skin Conditioning, Emollient)
1
Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract
(Skin Conditioning, Perfuming, Emollient, Humectant, Antimicrobial, Skin Protecting, Antioxidant, Astringent)
1
Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate
(Antistatic Agent, Hair Conditioning)
3
A
Cyclopentasiloxane
(Solvent, Skin Conditioning, Emollient, Hair Conditioning)
Silicone
Silicone
1
A
Dehydroxanthan Gum
(Viscosity Controlling, Emulsion Stabilising, Film Forming, Hair Fixing)
1
A
Denatonium Benzoate
(Masking, Fragrance, Denaturant)
8
Fragrance
(Masking, Perfuming, Deodorant)
2
A
Glycerin
(Solvent, Perfuming, Fragrance, Humectant, Viscosity Decreasing Agent, Hair Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Denaturant)
Good for Dry Skin
Good for Dry Skin
1
Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract
(Skin Conditioning, Hair Conditioning, Soothing, Cosmetic Astringent)
Good for Oily Skin
Good for Oily Skin
1
A
Hexylene Glycol
(Solvent, Skin Conditioning, Perfuming, Surfactant, Fragrance, Viscosity Decreasing Agent, Emulsifying)
comedogenic2
Comedogenic Rating (2)
3
B
Laureth-7
(Surfactant, Emulsifying)
4
A
Methylparaben
(Fragrance, Preservative)
Paraben
Paraben
1
Phenethyl Dimethicone
(Skin Conditioning, Emollient)
4
A
Phenoxyethanol
(Fragrance, Preservative)
4
B
Polyacrylamide
(Antistatic Agent, Binding Agent, Binding, Film Forming, Hair Fixing)
3
B
Polysorbate 20
(Surfactant, Emulsifying)
Fungal Acne
Fungal Acne
1
Portulaca Oleracea Extract
(Skin Conditioning)
2
PPG-2 Isoceteth-20 Acetate
(Skin Conditioning, Emollient, Surfactant, Emulsifying)
3
B
Propylene Glycol
(Solvent, Skin Conditioning, Fragrance, Humectant, Viscosity Controlling, Viscosity Decreasing Agent, Skin-Conditioningagent - Miscellaneous)
Good for Dry Skin
Good for Dry Skin
7
A
Propylparaben
(Perfuming, Fragrance, Preservative)
Paraben
Paraben
1
Sarcosine
(Skin Conditioning)
2
A
t-Butyl Alcohol
(Solvent, Perfuming, Fragrance, Denaturant)
2
A
Tetrasodium EDTA
(Chelating Agent)
1
Water
(Solvent)