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Here's our complete breakdown comparing the ingredients, attributes, and more of Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Foaming Cleanser versus Missha Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail Cleansing Foam .

Last updated on January 25, 2024. Published on December 10, 2022

Overview

What they are

These products are both reef safe face cleansers. They have a total of 8 ingredients in common

Suited For

They're both likely to be good for dry skin and brightening skin

Free From

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

We independently verify ingredients, and our claims are backed by peer-reviewed research. Spot a product that need an update? Let us know.

Face Cleanser South Korean Brand South Korea
Face Cleanser South Korean Brand South Korea

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).

Price

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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
8
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
9.5

At a glance

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Benefits

Hydrating
Brightening (2)

Concerns

May Worsen Oily Skin (4)
Acne Trigger (3)

Benefits

Hydrating (2)
Redness Reducing
Reduces Irritation
Brightening

Concerns

May Worsen Oily Skin (2)
Acne Trigger (2)
Rosacea
Eczema (2)
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Ingredients Compared

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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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Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Foaming Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 1.

Missha Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail Cleansing Foam 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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Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Foaming Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 2.

Missha Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail Cleansing Foam contains this as ingredient number 4.

3
What it does: Cleansing, Emulsifying
Community Rating: Very Disliked

Myristic Acid is a saturated fatty acid. It is naturally found in milk fat. Other sources include palm oil, coconut oil, and butter fat.

Myristic Acid is an emulsifer and cleanser. As an emulsifer, it stabilizes a product by preventing ingredients from separating. Myristic Acid helps clean your skin by acting as a surfactant. It tends to gather oil and dirt on your skin to be easily rinsed away.

One study from 2021 found Myristic Acid to have anti-inflammatory properties.

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Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Foaming Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 3.

Missha Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail Cleansing Foam contains this as ingredient number 3.

4
What it does: Cleansing, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Masking
Community Rating: Very Disliked

Stearic Acid is a fatty acid. It is an emollient, emulsifier, and texture enhancer.

As an emollient, stearic acid helps soften skin. It aids the skin's protective barrier by preventing water loss. It also provides a gentle cleansing effect without stripping away natural oils.

Stearic acid may also be used to enhance the texture of products. It can add volume and stabilize ingredients such as water and oil. This can help water and oil ingredients from separating.

Sources of stearic acid include animal or vegetable fats/oils such as coconut or shea. It can be naturally found in butter, cocoa butter, shea butter, vegetable fats, and animal tallow.

This ingredient may not be Malassezia folliculitis, or fungal-acne safe.

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Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Foaming Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 4.

Missha Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail Cleansing Foam contains this as ingredient number 2.

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What it does: Cleansing, Emulsifying
Community Rating: Very Disliked

Lauric Acid is a fatty acid or lipid. About half of fatty acids in coconut oil is lauric acid.

This ingredient helps hydrate and sooth skin. As a humectant, it helps trap moisture. It also aids in cleaning and enhancing the texture of products.

Emerging studies show Lauric Acid to have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. The antimicrobial property helps strengthen the skin barrier by fighting off bad bacteria.

Lauric acid may not be Malassezia folliculitis, or fungal acne, safe.

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Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Foaming Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 5.

Missha Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail Cleansing Foam contains this as ingredient number 8.

6
What it does: Buffering
Community Rating: Very Disliked

Potassium hydroxide is commonly known as caustic potash. It is used to fix the pH of a product or as a cleaning agent in soap. In cleansers, it is used for the saponification of oils.

Sapnification is the process of creating fatty acid metal salts from triglycerides and a strong base. During this process, Potassium Hydroxide is used up and is not present in the final product.

Using high concentrations of Potassium Hydroxide have shown to irritate the skin.

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Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Foaming Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 6.

Missha Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail Cleansing Foam contains this as ingredient number 5.

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What it does: Emollient, Emulsifying
Community Rating: Disliked

Glyceryl Stearate is a mix of glycerin and stearic acid.

Glyceryl Stearate is used to stabilize the mixing of water and oil ingredients. By preventing these ingredients from separating, it can help elongate shelf life. It can also help thicken the product's texture.

As an emollient, it helps soften skin and supports barrier-replenishing ingredients.

In cosmetics, Glyceryl Stearate is often made from vegetable oils or synthetically produced. The human body also creates Glyceryl Stearate naturally.

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Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Foaming Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 10.

Missha Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail Cleansing Foam contains this as ingredient number 10.

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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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Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Foaming Cleanser contains this as ingredient number 16.

Missha Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail Cleansing Foam contains this as ingredient number 12.

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

35% are loved or liked
15% have mixed ratings
44% are disliked or very disliked
6% have no rating yet
27% are loved or liked
0% have mixed ratings
67% are disliked or very disliked
7% have no rating yet

Usage

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Reviews

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Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Foaming Cleanser 34 ingredients

2.0 /5
from 1 review

Missha Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail Cleansing Foam 15 ingredients

3.0 /5
from 1 review

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