La Roche-Posay
Effaclar Gel Facial Wash For Oily Skin

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Ingredients Analysis Professional View Reviews 0

INCI - Ingredients List 14 components

Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, PEG-8, Coco-Betaine, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Chloride, PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Zinc PCA, Sodium Hydroxide, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Parfum/Fragrance

Notable Ingredients

The most well-known and effective components.
Niacinamide
Retinoids
Hyaluronic Acid
AHA (Alphahydroxy Acid)
BHA (Betahydroxy acid)
PHA (Polyhydroxy acid)
Antioxidants
Vitamins
Ceramides

Potential Hazard / Side Effects

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Allergens
Allergens May provoke allergy
No
Alcohols
Alcohols Irritate and dry skin
No
Comedogenic
Comedogenic Subject to clog pores
2
Gluten
Gluten Celiac unsafe
No
Silicones
Silicones Difficult to wash off
No
Sulfates
Sulfates May damage skin
1
Parabens
Parabens Potentially toxic
No
PEG
PEG Polyethylene glycol
2
Malassezia Feeding
Malassezia Feeding Supports fungal acne
No
Fragrance
Fragrance Complex chemicals
No

Positive effects

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Moisturising
Moisturising Hydrates the skin
2
Soothing
Soothing Reduces irritation
1
Anti aging
Anti aging Prevents aging
2
Antiseptic
Antiseptic Kills bacteria
6
Whitening
Whitening Improves skin tone
1

EWG Report

EWG Skin Deep safety summary
Low Hazard: 13
Moderate Hazard: 0
High Hazard: 0
92.9%
0%
0%
0%

Organic / Synthetic Ratio

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Organic: 3
Synthetic: 10
Unknown: 0
21.4%
71.4%
0%

Ingredients List 14

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1.
Water
Solvent
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
2.
Sodium Laureth Sulfate
Emulsifier, Surfactant, Frother
CMG 3 Moderate
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
Sulfate
3.
PEG-8
Solvent
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
Soothing
PEG
4.
Coco-Betaine
Emulsifier, Surfactant, Frother
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Antiseptic
5.
Hexylene Glycol
Emulsifier, Solvent, Cosmetic active
CMG 2 Mod. low
EWG 1 Safe
6.
Sodium Chloride
Structurant
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Antiseptic
7.
PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate
Structurant
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
PEG
8.
Zinc PCA
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
Moisturising
Anti aging
Antiseptic
9.
Sodium Hydroxide
Surfactant
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-4 Safe - Moderate hazard
10.
Citric Acid
Preservative, Acidity Stabilizer, Cosmetic active
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-2 Safe
Anti aging
Whitening
11.
Sodium Benzoate
Preservative
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
Antiseptic
12.
Phenoxyethanol
Preservative
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 2-4 Safe - Moderate hazard
Moisturising
Antiseptic
13.
Caprylyl Glycol
Preservative, Emollient
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG 1 Safe
Antiseptic
14.
Parfum/Fragrance
No information
CMG 0 Non cmg.
EWG No data