Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser

Average rating from 239 Ratings
4.2

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Product Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG Rating Ratings)

  • Low Risk
  • Moderate Risk
  • High Risk
  • Unknown
100%
0%
0%
0%

CIR Findings Breakdown

  • A - Safe as Used
  • B - Safe with Qualifications
  • C - Unsafe
  • Unknown
31%
38%
0%
31%
EWG CIR Ingredient Name & Cosmetic Functions Notes
1
Water
(Solvent)
3
Sodium Laureth Sulfate
(Surfactant, Emulsifying, Cleansing, Foaming)
Bad for Oily Skin
Bad for Oily Skin
Sulfate
Sulfate
comedogenic3
Comedogenic Rating (3)
1
B
Decyl Glucoside
(Surfactant, Emulsion Stabilising, Cleansing)
2
A
Glycerin
(Solvent, Perfuming, Fragrance, Humectant, Viscosity Decreasing Agent, Hair Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Denaturant)
Good for Dry Skin
Good for Dry Skin
Fungal Acne
Fungal Acne
1
Sodium Chloride
(Masking, Viscosity Controlling, Bulking Agent)
1
B
Coco-Betaine
(Skin Conditioning, Viscosity Controlling, Viscosity Increasing Agent, Antistatic Agent, Hair Conditioning, Sufactant, Foam Boosting)
3
A
PEG-150 Pentaerythrityl Tetrastearate
(Viscosity Increasing Agent, Emulsifying)
1
A
Hexylene Glycol
(Solvent, Skin Conditioning, Perfuming, Surfactant, Fragrance, Viscosity Decreasing Agent, Emulsifying)
comedogenic2
Comedogenic Rating (2)
3
B
Sodium Hydroxide
(Ph Adjuster, Buffering Agent, Denaturant)
3
B
PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides
(Skin Conditioning, Emollient, Surfactant, Emulsifying)
3
Zinc Gluconate
(Skin Conditioning, Cosmetic Biocide, Deodorant)
2
A
Tetrasodium EDTA
(Chelating Agent)
1
B
Polyquaternium-47
(Skin Conditioning, Film Forming, Hair Fixing)
1
Menthol
(Masking, Fragrance, Flavoring Agent, Soothing, Refreshing, Denaturant, External Analgesic)
Good for Oily Skin
Good for Oily Skin
Bad for Sensitive Skin
Bad for Sensitive Skin
Bad for Dry Skin
Bad for Dry Skin
1
B
Capryloyl Salicylic Acid
(Skin Conditioning)
2
A
Citric Acid
(Masking, Fragrance, Chelating Agent, Ph Adjuster, Buffering Agent)
Anti-Aging
Anti-Aging
Bad for Sensitive Skin
Bad for Sensitive Skin