Check what the ingredients in any skincare product really do 🔬
Copy-paste the ingredient list that you want to learn more about.
We'll analyze it and give you a complete breakdown of what each ingredient does.
How to use our Ingredient Checker
Step 1Find the ingredients you want to analyze
Step 2Paste them into our ingredient checker (or upload a photo of them)
Step 3Read our detailed analysis 🔎
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I check my skincare ingredients?
You can use our ingredient analyzer to check any cosmetic ingredient list!
Scroll up on this page and paste a list of ingredients (or upload a photo of an ingredient list) into our ingredient checker.
Give our algorithms a few seconds to work their magic and you'll get a complete breakdown of what each ingredient does.
How do you know if ingredients are safe?
Our ingredient analyzer helps you determine whether or not a product contains ingredients such as common allgerns, potential fungal acne triggers, and non-reef-safe ingredients.
Which skincare ingredients should I avoid?
Figuring out which ingredients are good and bad for your skin is a challenge, and often requires a lot of trial and error before you can fully understand what is good/bad for your skin.
Our ingredient checker marks certain ingredients that are best avoided by those with certian skin types and concerns.
If you want to find new products without these potentially irritating ingredients, check out our product database.
How do you find the ingredients in a product?
It can sometimes be a challenge to find an accurate ingredient list for more obscure products.
First, we recommend checking any large retailers for the ingredient list. Vendors such as Sephora and Ulta typically have up-to-date ingredient lists for the products that they carry.
We also recommend doing a search on our product database. There's a chance that one of our users has already submitted the product along with it's ingredient list!
How does it work?
Wondering how we're able to provide a detailed breakdown of what any cosmetic ingredient list does?
When you paste an ingredient list into our ingredient analyzer (or take a photo or one), our algorithm extracts each individual ingredient and finds it in our ingredient database which contains detailed information on over 27,000 cosmetic ingredients.
When our analyzer algorithm has matched up all of the ingredients in a list, it generates an easy-to-understand explanation of what all of the ingredients do. It'll tell you how many ingredients in a product have anti-aging properties, which ones are forms of fragrance, and so much more.
Our analyzer is designed to help you make better skincare decisions. You deserve to know exactly what the ingredients in a product do 😊
Below are some stats on our ingredient analyzer to date. We're constantly working to improve it, and appreciate any feedback 🎉
Try using our product database to filter by:
- Fungal-Acne Safe
- For Sensitive Skin
- And much more!
Stats (All Time)
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Detailed Instructions on to use the Ingredient Checker
Need help analyzing your first ingredient list? Let us walk you through step-by-step ✨
Step 1 - Find the ingredient list you want to analyze
To use our ingredient analyzer, you'll first need an ingredient list to analyze.
Most cosmetic products have their ingredients listed on their official website. You can also usually find the ingredients of a product listed on popular sites such as Sephora, Ulta, 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 analyzer
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 figure out what the ingredients do.
Paste in the ingredients and hit the green button!
Step 3 - Check out the summary
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:
Benefits and Concerns of a product determined by the analyzer
Step 4 - Learn more about any specific ingredient
On the analysis results page, scroll down to view a complete list of all of the ingredients you analyzed, along with their specific benefits and concerns.
When viewing, click on an ingredients name to learn more about it (and discover other products that contain it)!
Detailed ingredient list breakdown
We hope that our ingredient analyzer helps you out! Get in touch if you have any feedback regarding it.
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