Fungal Acne Ingredient Checker
Check if an ingredient list contains fungal acne (malassezia) triggers 🍄
Copy-paste the ingredient list that you want to learn more about.
We'll analyze it and let you know if we find any fungal acne triggering ingredients.
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- Fungal-Acne Safe
- Fragrance Free
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- And much more!
What is fungal acne?
Fungal Acne (Malassezia Folliculitis) is different from hormonal or common acne because it is caused by a yeast (aka fungus) that infects your skin follicles. This yeast may already living on your skin and only becomes a problem when it gets of out control.
Often times, fungal acne looks like many red bumps. It tends to be more common to develop fungal acne on the body than the face, although it can appear anywhere.
What are fungal acne triggers?
Our ingredient checker has been designed to detect fungal acne triggers. These are ingredients that are more likely to promote the growth of malassezia folliculitis.
Common examples of fungal acne triggers are esters, squalene, and fatty acids. It's best to avoid these ingredients if you're experiencing fungal acne, and our analyzer will help you do so.
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How to use the Fungal Acne Checker
Here's a step-by-step tutorial on how to use our fungal acne ingredient checker ✨
Step 1 - Find the ingredient list for the product you're interested in
To use our FA ingredient checker, you'll first need to find the ingreidnets of the product you want to check.
Most cosmetic products have their ingredients listed on their official website. You can often find the ingredients of a product listed on popular sites such as Sephora, Ulta, YesStyle, or Amazon.
There's also a chance we already have the product you're curious about stored in our product database, so be sure to do a search there!
Step 2 - Paste the ingredients into our ingredient checker
With the ingredients list copied, come back to our analyzer and enter them in!
Next, hit the big "Analyze Now" button. Our algorithm will get to work and see if it can find any fungal acne triggers.
Paste in the ingredients and hit the green button!
Step 3 - Read the results
After hitting the analyze button, you'll be taken to a page with a bunch of easy to understand info about the ingredients that you entered.
Take a look through to get a general idea of what the ingredients do. Here's a sample of what you'll see:
If we find FA triggers, you'll see this warning
Step 4 - See which ingredients are triggers
On the analysis results page, scroll down to view a complete list of all of the ingredients you analyzed.
Potential fungal acne triggers are highlighted in red for your convienience. You can click an ingredients name to learn more about what it does!
Detailed ingredient list breakdown
We hope that our fungal acne checker helps you eliminate triggers from your routine! Get in touch if you have any feedback regarding it.
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