Product Comparison

Here's our complete breakdown comparing the ingredients, attributes, and more of CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser versus Youth To The People Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser .

Last updated on July 18, 2023. Published on October 06, 2020

Overview

What they are

These products are both reef safe face cleansers. They have a total of 5 ingredients in common

Cool Features

They both contain Vitamin E

Suited For

They're both likely to be good for anti aging, dry skin, brightening skin and sensitive skin

Free From

They both do not contain any harsh alcohols, oils, parabens or silicones

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Face Cleanser

Face cleansers are used to remove makeup, dead skin cells, pollutants, oil, dirt, and/or clean out pores on the skin. Face cleansers may specialize in having one function (exa. just removing makeup) or may have multiple functions (exa. Removing makeup and cleaning pores).

Face Cleanser

Face cleansers are used to remove makeup, dead skin cells, pollutants, oil, dirt, and/or clean out pores on the skin. Face cleansers may specialize in having one function (exa. just removing makeup) or may have multiple functions (exa. Removing makeup and cleaning pores).

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Ingredient Info

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alcohol-free
silicon-free
fragrance-free
sulfate-free
paraben-free
oil-free
fungal-acne safe
reef-safe
eu-allergen-free
vegan
cruelty-free
ph level
5.5
alcohol-free
silicon-free
fragrance-free
sulfate-free
paraben-free
oil-free
fungal-acne safe
reef-safe
eu-allergen-free
vegan
cruelty-free

At a glance

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Notable Ingredients

Vitamin E
Ceramides (3)
Hyaluronic Acid

Benefits

Hydrating (6)
Redness Reducing (4)
Reduces Irritation (3)
Anti-Aging (4)
Scar Healing
Brightening (2)

Concerns

May Worsen Oily Skin
Acne Trigger
Irritating

Notable Ingredients

PHA
Vitamin C
Vitamin E

Benefits

Hydrating
Redness Reducing (3)
Reduces Irritation (3)
Skin Texture (2)
Reduces Large Pores
Anti-Aging (3)
Dark Spots
Acne Fighting
Brightening (3)

Concerns

Drying
Acne Trigger
Rosacea (2)
Eczema
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Ingredients Compared

Ingredients that are highlighted in purple are present in both products.

Water β€’ Glycerin β€’ Cetearyl Alcohol β€’ Peg-40 Stearate β€’ Stearyl Alcohol β€’ Potassium Phosphate β€’ Ceramide NP β€’ Ceramide AP β€’ Ceramide EOP β€’ Carbomer β€’ Glyceryl Stearate β€’ Behentrimonium Methosulfate β€’ Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate β€’ Sodium Hyaluronate β€’ Cholesterol β€’ Phenoxyethanol β€’ Disodium EDTA β€’ Dipotassium Phosphate β€’ Tocopherol β€’ Phytosphingosine β€’ Xanthan Gum β€’ Cetyl Alcohol β€’ Polysorbate 20 β€’ Ethylhexylglycerin

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Ingredients Explained

These ingredients are found in both products.

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1
What it does: Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Community Rating: Loved

Water. It's the most common cosmetic ingredient of all. You'll usually see it at the top of ingredient lists, meaning that it makes up the largest part of the product.

So why is it so popular? Water most often acts as a solvent - this means that it helps dissolve other ingredients into the formulation.

You'll also recognize water as that liquid we all need to stay alive. Talk about multi-purpose! If you see this, drink a glass of water. Stay hydrated!

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CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 1.

Youth To The People Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 1.

2
What it does: Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Solvent
Community Rating: Loved

Glycerin is already naturally found in your skin. It helps moisturize and protect your skin.

A study from 2016 found glycerin to be more effective as a humectant than AHAs and hyaluronic acid.

As a humectant, it helps the skin stay hydrated by pulling moisture to your skin. The low molecular weight of glycerin allows it to pull moisture into the deeper layers of your skin.

Hydrated skin improves your skin barrier; Your skin barrier helps protect against irritants and bacteria.

Glycerin has also been found to have antimicrobial and antiviral properties. Due to these properties, glycerin is often used in wound and burn treatments.

In cosmetics, glycerin is usually derived from plants such as soybean or palm. However, it can also be sourced from animals, such as tallow or animal fat.

This ingredient is organic, colorless, odorless, and non-toxic.

Glycerin is the name for this ingredient in American English. British English uses Glycerol/Glycerine.

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CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 2.

Youth To The People Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 14.

3
What it does: Preservative
Community Rating: Very Disliked

Phenoxyethanol is a preservative that has germicide, antimicrobial, and aromatic properties. Studies show that phenoxyethanol can prevent germ and microbial growth. By itself, it has a scent that is similar to that of a rose.

It's often used in formulations along with Caprylyl Glycol to preserve the shelf life of products.

CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 16.

Youth To The People Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 24.

4
What it does: Emulsifying
Community Rating: Very Disliked

Polysorbate 20 is made by combining ethoxylation of sorbitan, ethylene oxide, and lauric acid. It is a mild cleansing agent, surfactant, and emulsifier.

As a surfactant, it helps collect dirt and oils for washing. Emulsifiers prevent oils and water from separating.

Polysorbate 20 also adds scent to a product. Since it is made using sorbitol, it has a sweet scent. Sorbitol can also be found in fruits such as apples and peaches.

The lauric acid used to create Polysorbate 20 is often derived from coconuts.

Polysorbate 20 may not be fungal acne safe.

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CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 23.

Youth To The People Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 5.

5
What it does: Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Mixed

Ethylhexylglycerin (we can't pronounce this either) is commonly used as a preservative and skin softener. It is derived from glyceryl.

You might see Ethylhexylglycerin often paired with other preservatives such as phenoxyethanol. Ethylhexylglycerin has been found to increase the effectiveness of these other preservatives.

CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 24.

Youth To The People Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 21.

Here's what our community thinks of the ingredients in these two products.

50% are loved or liked
4% have mixed ratings
42% are disliked or very disliked
4% have no rating yet
34% are loved or liked
9% have mixed ratings
37% are disliked or very disliked
20% have no rating yet

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Reviews

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CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser 24 ingredients

3.6 /5
from 48 reviews
AnneR's Avatar'
Nov 29, 2020

Nice but boring
Skin felt OK but not as hydrated as I was expecting

Nice but boring
Skin felt OK but not as hydrated as I was expecting

sameteamdwight's Avatar'
Mar 9, 2021

Reasonable
This is a fine cleanser but leaves me feeling a little dry. It's the HG for a lot of people but I only use it at night and I feel facial tightness immediately. It is genuinely an okay cleanser and does take off makeup/SPF...

Reasonable
This is a fine cleanser but leaves me feeling a little dry. It's the HG for a lot of people but I only use it at night and I feel facial tightness immediately. It is genuinely an okay cleanser and does take off makeup/SPF adequately but I'm still looking for something a little more... exciting and moisturizing.

OhDearTheBees's Avatar'
Nov 20, 2020

Decent
It not for everyone, yes it cleans the face but it left my skin feeling rather dry and irrated.

Decent
It not for everyone, yes it cleans the face but it left my skin feeling rather dry and irrated.

Youth To The People Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser 35 ingredients

4.3 /5
from 12 reviews
gemmajaws's Avatar'
Jan 10, 2022

Expensive for what it is
Gentle foaming action, don't get it on your lips or it will seep into your mouth and it tastes AWFUL! Can be drying if used daily. For the $$$ I would rather use something else that is effective yet gentle on...

Expensive for what it is
Gentle foaming action, don't get it on your lips or it will seep into your mouth and it tastes AWFUL! Can be drying if used daily. For the $$$ I would rather use something else that is effective yet gentle on the skin.

JulianBorja's Avatar'
May 4, 2023

Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser review
This cleanser is a high-quality product that gently removes dirt and makeup while protecting the skin's pH balance.

Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser review
This cleanser is a high-quality product that gently removes dirt and makeup while protecting the skin's pH balance.

glasscasita's Avatar'
Nov 17, 2023

Like it
This cleanser smells nice and does its job. The only downside is the price tag.

Like it
This cleanser smells nice and does its job. The only downside is the price tag.

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