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Here's our complete breakdown comparing the ingredients, attributes, and more of Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel versus Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel .

Published on August 08, 2023

Overview

What they are

These products are both fungal acne (malassezia) safe and reef safe exfoliators. They have a total of 26 ingredients in common

Cool Features

They both contain hyaluronic acid

Suited For

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

Free From

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

What's Inside

They both contain common allergens and oils

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

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Exfoliator

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

Exfoliator

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

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
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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Benefits

Hydrating (2)
Redness Reducing
Reduces Irritation
Skin Texture
Anti-Aging (2)
Scar Healing
Brightening (2)

Concerns

Irritating
Eczema

Benefits

Hydrating (2)
Redness Reducing (2)
Reduces Irritation (2)
Dark Spots
Brightening (2)

Concerns

Irritating
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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.

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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 Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 1.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 1.

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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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Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 2.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 19.

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What it does: Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming
Community Rating: Disliked

Carbomer is a polymer of acrylic acid. Its main role is to create gel consistency within products.

Carbomer is commonly found in many types of cosmetics products. It is found to be safe in concentrations up to 15%. However, a high amount of carbomer can cause pilling or balling up of products. Most products contain 1% of less of carbomer.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 5.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 9.

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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.

Learn more about Dipropylene Glycol

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 6.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 5.

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What it does: Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Community Rating: Mixed

1,2-Hexanediol is a multi-tasker ingredient. It acts as a preservative to increase shelf-life and can aid other preservatives in preventing microbe growth. 1,2-Hexanediol also helps the skin retain moisture as a humectant.

In products that are water-based, this ingredient can help stabilize perfumes and fragrances. It can also help make the texture of products softer and more smooth.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 7.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 8.

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What it does: Masking, Tonic
Community Rating: Very Disliked

Lavandula Angustifolia Oil is more commonly known as lavender essential oil. Lavandula Angustifolia is known as the English Lavender and famous for creating purple fields in Provence, France.

Lavender imparts a scent and may sensitize skin. It contains linalool, a known allergen.

While lavender essential oil is commonly used in aromatherapy to help alleviate symptoms of anxiety and stress, more research is needed to confirm this.

However, lavender essential oil has shown to have anti-inflammatory activity due to its prostanoids and histamine content.

Lavandula Angustifolia Oil is the volatile oil obtained from the flowers of the Lavender, Lavandula angustifolia, Labiatae. ISO 8902:2009

Learn more about Lavandula Angustifolia Oil

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 8.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 14.

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What it does: Masking, Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Very Disliked

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Oil is oil from the peel of an orange fruit.

Limonene and linalool make up the majority of oils from citrus peels. Limonene has a "citrus" fragrance. Citrus peels also contain flavonoids, which have anti-inflammatory properties.

Citrus peel is also a rich source of flavonoids. Flavonoids are natural antioxidants and help protect your skin against damage. Flavonoids are a group of compounds naturally found in vegetables and fruits.

The term 'fragrance' is not regulated in many countries. In many cases, it is up to the brand to define this term. For instance, many brands choose to label themselves as "fragrance-free" because they are not using synthetic fragrances. However, their products may still contain ingredients such as essential oils that are considered a fragrance.

Learn more about Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Oil

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 9.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 13.

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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.

Learn more about Glycerin

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 10.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 2.

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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.

Learn more about Disodium EDTA

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 11.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 15.

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What it does: Masking

Pinus Sylvestris Leaf Oil is an oil.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 12.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 18.

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What it does: Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Mixed

Glycine Soja Seed Extract comes from the seed of the wild soybean plant. Wild soybean extract contains fatty acids (linoleic, oleic, linolenic), vitamin E, and antioxidants.

The wild soybean contains soyasaponins, a bioactive compound. Soyasaponins have inflammatory, antimutagenic, anticarcinogenic, antimicrobial properties. Soyasaponin has also been found to inhibit the melanin-creation process.

Two powerful components found in the wild soybean include genistein and diadzein. These two isoflavones are potent antioxidants with anti-inflammatory properties. Genistein in particular has been found to prevent redness caused by UV exposure.

One study from South Korea found wild soybean extract to help promote hair growth at the cellular level.

The wild soybean plant is a cousin to the famous soybean that gives us tofu, soy milk, and soy sauce.

Learn more about Glycine Soja Seed Extract

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 13.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 16.

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What it does: Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Community Rating: Mixed

Pentylene glycol is typically used within a product to thicken it. It also adds a smooth, soft, and moisturizing feel to the product. It is naturally found in plants such as sugar beets.

The hydrophilic trait of Pentylene Glycol makes it a humectant. As a humectant, Pentylene Glycol helps draw moisture from the air to your skin. This can help keep your skin hydrated.

This property also makes Pentylene Glycol a great texture enhancer. It can help thicken or emulsify a product. Emulsifiers help stabilize a product. It does this by preventing certain ingredients from separating.

Pentylene Glycol also acts as a mild preservative and helps to keep a product microbe-free.

Some people may experience mild eye and skin irritation from Pentylene Glycol. We always recommend speaking with a professional about using this ingredient in your routine.

Pentylene Glycol has a low molecular weight and is part of the 1,2-glycol family.

Learn more about Pentylene Glycol

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 14.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 6.

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What it does: Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Loved

Sodium Hyaluronate is hyaluronic acid's salt form. It is commonly derived from the sodium salt of hyaluronic acid.

Like hyaluronic acid, it is great at holding water and acts as a humectant. This makes it a great skin hydrating ingredient.

Sodium Hyaluronate is naturally occurring in our bodies and is mostly found in eye fluid and joints.

These are some other common types of Hyaluronic Acid:

Learn more about Sodium Hyaluronate

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 15.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 21.

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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.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 16.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 4.

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What it does:

We don't have a description for Octanediol.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 17.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 20.

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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.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 18.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 22.

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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.

Learn more about Caprylyl Glycol

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 19.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 11.

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What it does: Solvent
Community Rating: Mixed

We don't have a description for Benzyl Glycol.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 22.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 23.

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What it does: Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Loved

We don't have a description for Hydrolyzed Glycosaminoglycans.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 23.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 24.

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What it does:
Community Rating: Liked

This form of hyaluronic acid is produced through fermentation.

According to a manufacturer, it has a positive charge by ionic binding to help moisturize and give hair a smooth feel. This is why you'll find this ingredient in shampoos and body washes.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 26.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 25.

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

Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer is a type of hyaluronic acid. In fact, it is modified version of hyaluronic acid.

The structure of Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer allows it to stay in the skin's top layer for a longer period of time. This allows for even more hydration and humectant action than hyaluronic acid.

These are some other common types of Hyaluronic Acid:

Learn more about Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 27.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 26.

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

Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid is a form of hyaluronic acid. It is created by the hydrolysis of hyaluronic acid with a high molecular weight. Once created, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid has a low molecular weight.

Low molecular weight HA has been shown to hydrate and increase elasticity of the skin. Increasing elasticity is also associated with reduction of wrinkle depth.

One study found topical low molecular weight hyaluronic acid may be considered for the treatment of rosacea in the adult population. However, we always recommend speaking with a professional about your skin concerns.

Hyaluronic acids are a humectant. This means they draw moisture from the air. Hyaluronic acids help moisturize, soothe, and protect the skin.

Read more about other common forms of hyaluronic acid:

Learn more about Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 29.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 33.

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What it does: Humectant
Community Rating: Liked

Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate is a type of Hyaluronic Acid.

Hyaluronic Acids help moisturize, soothe, and protect the skin.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 30.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 34.

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What it does: Humectant, Moisturising, Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Loved

Hyaluronic acid is naturally found in healthy skin. It is a humectant, meaning it draws moisture to your skin.

Hyaluronic Acid has the capacity to bind to large amounts of water. This ingredient helps hydrate, soothe, and protect the skin.

Fun fact: It is already naturally found in our bodies, such as the fluids of our eyes and our joints.

Studies find this ingredient to have anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. This can help speed up wound-healing,

These are some other common types of Hyaluronic Acid:

Learn more about Hyaluronic Acid

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 33.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 35.

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What it does: Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Mixed

This ingredient is created by putting sodium hyaluronate through hydrolysis.

You might know this as 'mini' or 'ultra low-molecular weight' hyaluronic acid. The small molecule size means it is able to travel deeper in the skin.

According to studies, low molecular-weight hyaluronic acid can:

One study from 2011 found ultra-low weight HA to show pro-inflammatory properties. Another study from 2022 found it to downregulate UV-B induced inflammation.

Hydrolysis is a process of changing a molecule using water or enzymes.

This ingredient is water-soluble.

Learn more about Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 34.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 36.

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What it does: Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Liked

We don't have a description for Potassium Hyaluronate.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Mild Peel contains this as ingredient number 38.

Missha Super Aqua Ultra Hyalron Peeling Gel contains this as ingredient number 37.

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

43% are loved or liked
27% have mixed ratings
16% are disliked or very disliked
14% have no rating yet
51% are loved or liked
19% have mixed ratings
19% are disliked or very disliked
11% have no rating yet

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