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Vichy Mineralizing Thermal Volcanic Water Versus Avène Thermal Spring Water

Facial Treatment
Facial Treatment
French Brand France
French Brand France

Updated on July 18, 2023

Overview

What they are

These products are both fungal acne (malassezia) safe and reef safe facial treatments. They have a total of 0 ingredients in common

Free From

They both do not contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, fragrances, oils, parabens, silicones or sulfates

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Ingredient Info

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Notable Ingredients

Benefits

Ingredients Side-by-side

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Mineralizing Thermal Volcanic Water
Iron Powder

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Manganese PCA Humectant, Moisturising, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Manganese PCA.

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Fluorenone

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Potassium Iodide Antimicrobial

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Silicon Abrasive
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Silicon is an abrasive as an INCI ingredient. In tools, it is a material.

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Magnesium Hydroxide Absorbent, Buffering

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Sodium Iodide Antimicrobial

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Sulfur Antiseborrhoeic, Skin Conditioning
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Sulfur is a commonly occurring element on Earth (and our universe!). In cosmetics, it helps kill bacteria, reduces sebum, and provides exfoliation. This makes it an effective ingredient to reduce breakouts and fight acne.

3 Com. / 0 Irr.
Boron Nitride Absorbent, Skin Conditioning

Boron Nitride is compound consisting of boron and nitrogen. It is used to absorb oil and modify adherence/ slip in products.

Lithium Sulfide

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Strontium Sulfide

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Zinc Carbonate Hydroxide Buffering

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Ammonium Alum Astringent

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Oleyl Phosphate Emulsifying

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Thermal Spring Water
Water Skin Conditioning, Solvent

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.

Nitrogen

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Ingredient Ratings

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Mineralizing Thermal Volcanic Water
2
1
11
liked
mixed
disliked
not rated
Thermal Spring Water
1
1
liked
mixed
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not rated

When to use

36 Routines
47% use in am
53% use in pm
97% use every day
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1,146 Routines
51% use in am
49% use in pm
96% use every day
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Reviews

Here's what our community thinks

Vichy Mineralizing Thermal Volcanic Water 14 ingredients

Mineralizing Thermal Volcanic Water hasn't been rated yet.
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Avène Thermal Spring Water 2 ingredients

4.6 /5
from 16 ratings
Light (6) Hydrating (5) No Scent (4)
Amarantha's avatar

Amarantha

1 month ago · Combination Skin
Review

I also tried La Roche Posay's thermal spring water but this one is clearly superior. It actually calms and soothes red and inflamed skin.

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BubbIes

3 months ago · Combination Skin
Review

How this broke me out? I truly don’t know. I’m almost too embarrassed to admit it, but I know others have gotten cystic acne from this so I want to...

How this broke me out? I truly don’t know. I’m almost too embarrassed to admit it, but I know others have gotten cystic acne from this so I want to share my experience in case someone is questioning if it’s just them.