Product Comparison

Here's our complete breakdown comparing the ingredients, attributes, and more of Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads versus Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad .

Published on March 05, 2023

Overview

What they are

These products are both reef safe . They have a total of 17 ingredients in common

Cool Features

They both contain AHA and Vitamin E

Suited For

They're both likely to be good for dry skin, brightening skin, sensitive skin, reducing pores, scar healing and better texture

Free From

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

What's Inside

They both contain fragrances

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Toner South Korean Brand South Korea

Exfoliator

Exfoliators are used to exfoliate the skin, or remove dead skin cells from the skin. Exfoliators may be chemical or physical.

Toner

Toners are used as a β€œlast-step” cleanser, a pH balancer, add moisture to the skin, or may help in reducing impurities on the skin. They have a liquid consistency and are usually used after cleansers but before treatments.

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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
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

AHA
BHA
Vitamin E
Hyaluronic Acid (2)

Benefits

Hydrating (2)
Good For Oily Skin (2)
Redness Reducing
Reduces Irritation
Skin Texture
Reduces Large Pores (2)
Anti-Aging (2)
Dark Spots
Scar Healing (3)
Brightening (3)

Concerns

Irritating (2)
Rosacea (3)
Eczema

Notable Ingredients

AHA
Vitamin E

Benefits

Hydrating
Redness Reducing (2)
Reduces Irritation
Skin Texture
Reduces Large Pores
Scar Healing (2)
Brightening (3)

Concerns

Irritating
Rosacea
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Ingredients Compared

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

Water β€’ Pyrus Malus Fruit Extract β€’ Glycerin β€’ Butylene Glycol β€’ Dipropylene Glycol β€’ Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract β€’ Chlorella Vulgaris Extract β€’ Curcuma Longa Root Extract β€’ Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract β€’ Corallina Officinalis Extract β€’ Althaea Rosea Flower Extract β€’ Sodium Hyaluronate β€’ Propanediol β€’ Hydroxyacetophenone β€’ Glycolic Acid β€’ 1,2-Hexanediol β€’ Sodium Hydroxide β€’ Hydroxyethyl Urea β€’ Caprylyl Glycol β€’ Allantoin β€’ Betaine Salicylate β€’ Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate β€’ Polyglyceryl-10 Myristate β€’ Ethylhexylglycerin β€’ Glucose β€’ Fructooligosaccharides β€’ Fructose β€’ Cyanocobalamin β€’ Pentylene Glycol β€’ Acetyl Glucosamine β€’ Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer β€’ Tocopherol β€’ Caffeine β€’ Xanthan Gum β€’ Disodium EDTA β€’ Parfum

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Ingredients Side-by-side

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Ingredients Explained

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Ingredients higher up in an ingredient list are typically present in a larger amount.

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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Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 1.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad 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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Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 3.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 2.

3
What it does: Humectant, Masking, Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Community Rating: Mixed

Butylene Glycol (or BG) is used within cosmetic products for a few different reasons:

  • It is a solvent, meaning that it helps to dissolve other ingredients. This also enhances the absorption of the product into one's skin.
  • It is a humectant, which means that it helps attract moisture into the skin.
  • It helps improve product application.

Overall, Butylene Glycol is a safe and well-rounded ingredient. It is unlikely to irritate skin, and works well with pretty much all other ingredients.

Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 4.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 3.

4
What it does: Masking, Solvent
Community Rating: Disliked

Dipropylene Glycol is a synthetically created stabilizer and solvent. It is a part of the glycol class in the alcohol family.

Dipropylene Glycol helps dissolve and evenly distribute ingredients. It also helps decrease viscosity and thin out texture.

As a masking agent, Dipropylene Glycol can be used to cover the smell of other ingredients. However, it does not have a scent.

Studies show Dipropylene Glycol is considered safe to use in skincare.

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Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 5.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 4.

5
What it does: Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Liked

Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract is extract from the neem plant.

Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract is an antioxidant. Antioxidants help fight free-radicals. Free-radicals are molecules that may damage your skin cells, such as pollution.

The leaves of this tree contain flavonoids and polyphenols. These two compounds are antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial. Further research is needed as to their effects when applied on skin.

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Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 6.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 16.

6
What it does: Masking, Perfuming
Community Rating: Liked

Curcuma Longa Root Extract is from the spice, turmeric. Besides being a healthy and delicious spice, turmeric also has plenty of skincare benefits. It has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-microbial properties.

Turmeric contains curcumin, an antioxidant. Antioxidants help neutralize unstable free-radical molecules. Free-radical molecules may damage your skin's cells and DNA. Curcumin may help with anti-aging.

Curcumin also has anti-inflammatory properties. It can help soothe skin and reduce irritation. On top of that, curcumin has been shown to help prevent hyperpigmentation from sun damage.

The anti-microbial property of turmeric can make it effective in treating acne. It has also been shown to help regulate the production of sebum.

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Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 9.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 24.

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What it does: Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Liked

Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract comes from the Holy Basil plant. Holy Basil is native to India.

Holy Basil is rich in antioxidants due to its high romarinic acid, ferulic acid, and rutin content. The ferulic acid may help with skin brightening and help soothe the skin.

Antioxidants may help with anti-aging due to its ability to neutralize free-radical molecules. These molecules may damage skin cells and DNA.

While Holy Basil has many claims to help fight acne, more research is needed.

One thing to note is the presence of tannins. Tannins are naturally found in nature. This compound may be skin-sensitizing.

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Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 10.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 25.

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What it does: Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Liked

Corallina Officinalis Extract is from the red seaweed, Corallina Officinalis. This seaweed is found all over the world but is most common in the rocky shores of Great Britain and Ireland.

Corallina Officinalis Extract contains antioxidant and emollient properties.

Extracted polysaccharides, galactose and xylose, in red algae showed antioxidant activity. Antioxidants help with anti-aging by neutralizing free-radical molecules. Free-radical molecules may damage your skin cells and DNA. Galactose is also a PHA.

Corallina Officinalis is structurally similar to coral due to its high calcium content.

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Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 11.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 28.

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What it does: Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Liked

We don't have a description for Althaea Rosea Flower Extract.

Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 12.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 20.

10
What it does: Solvent
Community Rating: Liked

Propanediol helps absorb ingredients into your skin, boosting their benefits. It can act as an emollient, making your skin softer. Propanediol can help products last longer by boosting the properties of preservatives within the formulation.

Propanediol is not likely to cause sensitivity and considered safe to use.

It is derived from corn or petroleum with a clear color and no scent.

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Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 14.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 13.

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What it does: Emollient, Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Liked

Caprylyl Glycol is a humectant and emollient, meaning it attracts and preserves moisture.

It is a common ingredient in many products, especially those designed to hydrate skin. The primary benefits are retaining moisture, skin softening, and promoting a healthy skin barrier.

Though Caprylyl Glycol is an alcohol derived from fatty acids, it is not the kind that can dry out skin.

This ingredient is also used as a preservative to extend the life of products. It has slight antimicrobial properties.

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Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 20.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 11.

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What it does: Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Soothing
Community Rating: Loved

Allantoin plays a role in soothing and moisturizing the skin. Because of this, it is often added to products with strong active ingredients.

Some studies have shown this ingredient can promote wound healing with higher concentrations.

Allantoin is derived from the comfrey plant but produced synthetically for cosmetic products to ensure purity.

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Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 21.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 8.

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What it does: Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Very Disliked

Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate is an ester of lauric acid and Polyglycerin-10.

Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate is a cleansing agent and emulsifier. It helps gather dirt, oil, and other pollutants to be rinsed away. As an emulsifier, it helps prevent ingredients from separating, such as oil and water.

Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate may not be fungal acne safe.

Learn more about Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate

Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 23.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 12.

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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.

Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 25.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 14.

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What it does: Antioxidant, Masking, Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Liked

Tocopherol (also known as Vitamin E) is a common antioxidant used to help protect the skin from free-radicals and strengthen the skin barrier. It's also fat soluble - this means our skin is great at absorbing it.

Vitamin E also helps keep your natural skin lipids healthy. Your lipid skin barrier naturally consists of lipids, ceramides, and fatty acids. Vitamin E offers extra protection for your skin’s lipid barrier, keeping your skin healthy and nourished.

Another benefit is a bit of UV protection. Vitamin E helps reduce the damage caused by UVB rays. (It should not replace your sunscreen). Combining it with Vitamin C can decrease sunburned cells and hyperpigmentation after UV exposure.

You might have noticed Vitamin E + C often paired together. This is because it is great at stabilizing Vitamin C. Using the two together helps increase the effectiveness of both ingredients.

There are often claims that Vitamin E can reduce/prevent scarring, but these claims haven't been confirmed by scientific research.

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Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 33.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 30.

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What it does: Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Liked

Caffeine is most associated with coffee, tea, and cacao. In skincare, it helps with calming inflammation and anti-aging.

Caffeine is an antioxidants, which help with the signs of aging. This is because antioxidants help fight skin-damaging free radical molecules.

While caffeine is used to treat cellulite and and dark circles, further studies are needed to prove this. It has been believed to help with these skin conditions due to its ability to dilate blood vessels and increase blood flow.

Some studies are looking into caffeine's ability to protect against UV rays.

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Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 34.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 9.

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What it does:
Community Rating: Disliked

Disodium EDTA plays a role in making products more stable by aiding other preservatives.

It is a chelating agent, meaning it neutralizes metal ions that may be found in a product.

Disodium EDTA is a salt of edetic acid and is found to be safe in cosmetic ingredients.

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Goodal Apple AHA Clearing Toner Pads contains this as ingredient number 36.

Goodal Houttuynia Cordata Calming Toner Pad contains this as ingredient number 18.

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