Product Comparison

Here's our complete breakdown comparing the ingredients, attributes, and more of Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream versus Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream .

Published on June 17, 2021

Overview

What they are

These products are both reef safe general moisturizers They have a total of 18 ingredients in common

Cool Features

They both contain ceramides and niacinamide

Suited For

They're both likely to be good for fighting acne, anti aging, dry skin, brightening skin, sensitive skin, oily skin, reducing pores, scar healing and dark spots

Free From

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

What's Inside

They both contain common allergens, fragrances and oils

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General Moisturizer Korean Brand South Korea
General Moisturizer Korean Brand South Korea

General Moisturizer

All-purpose moisturizers hydrate the top layer of skin cells.

General Moisturizer

All-purpose moisturizers hydrate the top layer of skin cells.

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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

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Notable Ingredients

PHA
Niacinamide
Ceramides
Hyaluronic Acid

Benefits

Hydrating (3)
Good For Oily Skin (3)
Redness Reducing (8)
Reduces Irritation (7)
Reduces Large Pores (2)
Anti-Aging (3)
Dark Spots
Scar Healing (2)
Acne Fighting (2)
Brightening (2)

Concerns

Drying
May Worsen Oily Skin
Acne Trigger

Notable Ingredients

Vitamin E
Niacinamide
Ceramides (5)

Benefits

Hydrating (7)
Good For Oily Skin
Redness Reducing (6)
Reduces Irritation (5)
Reduces Large Pores
Anti-Aging (5)
Dark Spots
Scar Healing (2)
Acne Fighting
Brightening (3)

Concerns

May Worsen Oily Skin (2)
Acne Trigger
Irritating
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Ingredients Compared

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

Centella Asiatica Extract 70.78% β€’ Dipropylene Glycol β€’ Glycerin β€’ Water β€’ Niacinamide β€’ Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride β€’ Cetyl Ethylhexanoate β€’ Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Extract β€’ Cholesteryl/Behenyl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate β€’ Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract β€’ Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract β€’ Coccinia Indica Fruit Extract β€’ Solanum Melongena Fruit Extract β€’ Aloe Barbadensis Flower Extract β€’ Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract β€’ Curcuma Longa Root Extract β€’ Corallina Officinalis Extract β€’ Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract β€’ Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract β€’ Lavandula Angustifolia Extract β€’ Rosmarinus Officinalis Extract β€’ Origanum Vulgare Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract β€’ Thymus Vulgaris Extract β€’ Fructan β€’ Albatrellus Ovinus Extract β€’ Salix Alba Bark Extract β€’ Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract β€’ Lens Esculenta Seed Extract β€’ Hamamelis Virginiana Extract β€’ Houttuynia Cordata Extract β€’ Coptis Japonica Extract β€’ Saccharide Isomerate β€’ Sodium Hyaluronate β€’ Butylene Glycol β€’ Propanediol β€’ Betaine β€’ Allantoin β€’ Madecassoside β€’ Madecassic Acid β€’ Asiaticoside β€’ Asiatic Acid β€’ Adenosine β€’ Ceramide NP β€’ Oleanolic Acid β€’ Capryloyl Salicylic Acid β€’ Inulin Lauryl Carbamate β€’ Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate β€’ Cetearyl Glucoside β€’ Sorbitan Olivate β€’ Cetearyl Alcohol β€’ Lactobionic Acid β€’ Citric Acid β€’ Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Vp Copolymer β€’ 1,2-Hexanediol β€’ Benzyl Glycol β€’ Ethylhexylglycerin β€’ Raspberry Ketone β€’ Disodium EDTA β€’ Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Oil

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Water β€’ Snail Secretion Filtrate 40% β€’ Propanediol β€’ Dicaprylyl Carbonate β€’ Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate β€’ Niacinamide β€’ 1,2-Hexanediol β€’ Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Extract β€’ Centella Asiatica Extract β€’ Butylene Glycol β€’ Cyclomethicone β€’ Cetearyl Alcohol β€’ Squalene β€’ Glyceryl Stearate β€’ Carbomer β€’ Tromethamine β€’ Citrus Aurantium Bergamia Fruit Oil β€’ Sodium Polyacrylate β€’ Madecassoside β€’ Ethylhexylglycerin β€’ Artemisia Princeps Leaf Extract β€’ Hydrolyzed Collagen β€’ Glycerin β€’ Adenosine β€’ Disodium EDTA β€’ Salvia Officinalis Oil β€’ Tocopherol β€’ Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein β€’ Hydrogenated Lecithin β€’ Asiaticoside β€’ Madecassic Acid β€’ Asiatic Acid β€’ Stearic Acid β€’ Ceramide NP β€’ Ceramide Ns β€’ Phytosphingosine β€’ Cholesterol β€’ Ceramide As β€’ Ceramide AP β€’ Ceramide EOP β€’ Limonene β€’ Linalool

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Ingredients Explained

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What it does: Cleansing, Skin Conditioning, Smoothing, Soothing, Tonic
Community Rating: Loved

Centella Asiatica Extract is derived from an herb plant native to Southeast Asia. It is rich in antioxidants and amino acids. In skincare products, Centella Asiatica Extract is used for its anti-inflammatory and soothing properties.

Many active components found in Centella Asiatica Extract, such as Madecassic Acid and Asiaticoside, encourage the skin to naturally produce hyaluronic acid. This helps keep our skin hydrated. Many of these components also show antioxidant activity and may help reduce the signs of aging.

Research shows Centella Asiatica can help increase Type I collagen production by increasing fibroblast production. Fibroblast helps form connective tissue.

The combination of all these properties makes Centella Asiatica Extract effective at soothing the skin.

Other components of Centella Asiatic Extract include Vitamin A, vitamin C, several B vitamins, and Asiatic Acid.

Recent studies found madecassoside may help prevent damage from UV rays by preventing UV-induced inflammation. Further research is needed.

This plant has been used as a medicine and in food for many centuries. As a medicine, it is used to treat burns, scratches, and wounds.

Learn more about Centella Asiatica Extract

Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 1.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 9.

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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.

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Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 3.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 23.

3
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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Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 4.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 1.

4
What it does: Smoothing
Community Rating: Liked

Niacinamide has emerged as an all-star ingredient due to its many benefits.

It is known to treat acne by reducing inflammation. It also helps fade dark-spots and strengthen the skin by promoting the growth of the ceramide barrier.

Other benefits include smoothing wrinkles and minimizing redness.

The cherry on top? Niacinamide can also help build keratin, a protein that keeps skin firm.

When incorporating niacinamide into your routine, look out for concentration amounts. Typically, 5% niacinamide provides benefits such as fading dark spots. However, if you have sensitive skin, it is better to begin with a smaller concentration.

Niacinamide can be mixed with other ingredients to boost benefits. For instance, it has shown to be effective when used with copper, folic acid, and zinc to treat acne.

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Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 5.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 6.

5
What it does: Perfuming, Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Liked

Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Extract comes from the Tea Tree, Melaleuca alternifolia, Myrtaceae. This tea tree is native to Australia.

Tea Leaf extract contains antimicrobial and anti-acne properties.

Tea tree extract is fragrant and contains volatiles such as linalool and limonene. These fragrance and terpinen components can cause skin sensitivity.

Learn more about the benefits of Tea Tree Oil here.

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Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 8.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 8.

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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.

Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 34.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 10.

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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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Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 35.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 3.

8
What it does: Antioxidant, Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Loved

Madecassoside comes from the super popular skin-soothing ingredient, Centella asiatica. It is one of four active compounds found in the extract of Centella Asiatica.

Madecassoside has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and hydrating properties. It contains fatty acids, amino acids, beta-carotene, and phytochemicals.

One study found using Madecassoside with ascorbic acid helped reduce the signs of aging and improved skin hydration.

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Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 38.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 19.

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What it does: Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Loved

Madecassic Acid is a major component of Centella Asiatica Extract. It has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

It is a triterpenoid, meaning it naturally acts as an antioxidant. Antioxidants protect your skin against damage from environmental factors such as pollution and UV.

Studies show Madecassic Acid helps soothe the skin due to its ability to block inflammation pathways.

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Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 39.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 31.

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

Asiaticoside comes from the super popular skin-soothing ingredient, Centella asiatica. It is one of four active compounds found in the extract of Centella Asiatica.

Asiaticoside is an antioxidant and helps with wound healing. It has been shown to increase antioxidant activity during the wound healing process.

Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 40.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 30.

11
What it does: Skin Conditioning, Stabilising
Community Rating: Loved

Asiatic Acid is a major component of Centella Asiatica Extract. It has wound-healing, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties.

Studies show Asiatic Acid is able to block the pathway for skin inflammation receptors, helping to soothe skin.

As an antioxidant, asiatic acid helps protect our skin against damaging environmental factors.

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Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 41.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 32.

12
What it does: Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Loved

Adenosine is in every living organism. It is one of four components in nucleic acids that helps store our DNA.

Adenosine has many benefits when used. These benefits include hydrating the skin, smoothing skin, and reducing wrinkles. Once applied, adenosine increases collagen production. It also helps with improving firmness and tissue repair.

Studies have found adenosine may also help with wound healing.

In skincare products, Adenosine is usually derived from yeast.

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Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 42.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 24.

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What it does: Skin Conditioning
Community Rating: Loved

Ceramide NP is a type of ceramide.

Ceramides are intercellular lipids naturally found in our skin that bonds dead skin cells together to create a barrier. They are known for their ability to hold water and thus are a great ingredient for dry skin.

Ceramides are an important building block for our skin barrier. A stronger barrier helps the skin look more firm and hydrated. By bolstering the skin ceramides act as a barrier against irritating ingredients. This can help with inflammation as well.

If you would like to eat ceramides, sweet potatoes contain a small amount.

Read more about other common types of ceramides here:
Ceramide AP
Ceramide EOP

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Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 43.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 34.

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What it does: Emulsifying
Community Rating: Very Disliked

Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate is created from the diester of stearic acid and the condensation product of methylglucose and Polyglycerin-3.

As an emulsifier, it is used to bind ingredients together. Many ingredients, such as oils and water, separate naturally. Emulsifiers prevent them from separating to ensure even consistency in texture.

One of the manufacturer for this ingredient states it is vegetable-based. It is also claimed to be stable at both high and low temperatures.

This ingredient may not be safe for fungal acne. We recommend speaking with a professional if you have any concerns.

Learn more about Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate

Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 47.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 5.

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What it does: Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising
Community Rating: Very Disliked

Cetearyl alcohol is a mixture of two fatty alcohols: cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol. It is mainly used as en emulsifier. Emulsifiers help prevent the separation of oils and products. Cetearyl alcohol can also help thicken a product or help create foam.

Cetearyl alcohol is an emollient. Emollients help soothe and hydrate the skin by trapping moisture.

Studies show Cetearyl alcohol is non-toxic and non-irritating. The FDA allows products labeled "alcohol-free" to have fatty alcohols.

Cetearyl alcohol is usually derived from plant oils such as palm, vegetable, or coconut oils. There is debate on whether this ingredient will cause acne. In general, it is best to speak with a professional about using this ingredient if you have concerns.

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Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 50.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 12.

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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.

Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 54.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 7.

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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.

Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 56.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 20.

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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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Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream contains this as ingredient number 58.

Some By Mi Snail Truecica Miracle Repair Cream contains this as ingredient number 25.

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10% have mixed ratings
15% are disliked or very disliked
22% have no rating yet
64% are loved or liked
7% have mixed ratings
26% are disliked or very disliked
2% have no rating yet

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Some By Mi AHA, BHA, PHA 30 Days Miracle Cream 59 ingredients

5.0 /5
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daechi99's Avatar'
Sep 13, 2023

Great product!
Very good product for acne-prone skin. Thanks to its exfoliating power, it helps fight acne and enlarged pores, but at the same time it moisturises the skin, making it soft and preventing irritation and dryness.

Great product!
Very good product for acne-prone skin. Thanks to its exfoliating power, it helps fight acne and enlarged pores, but at the same time it moisturises the skin, making it soft and preventing irritation and dryness.

anvoete's Avatar'
Oct 31, 2023

Moisturizes my skin very well!

Moisturizes my skin very well!

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