CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser
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CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser

Face Cleanser

Canada Canadian Brand
Used in 1557 routines

Description

  • face cleanser that contains aha, ceramides, hyaluronic acid and niacinamide.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, fragrances, oils or silicones.
  • it does contain parabens and sulfates.
  • it is likely to be good for anti aging.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

Ingredient List (24)

Product 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

Ingredient Details

Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with CeraVe's Foaming Facial Cleanser.

Benefits (6)

Good For Oily Skin
Reduces Redness
Reduces Large Pores
Good For Anti-Aging
Helps Fight Acne
Helps Brighten Skin

Notable Ingredients (4)

AHA
Niacinamide
Ceramides
Hyaluronic Acid

Concerns (3)

May Worsen Dry Skin
May Cause Acne
May Cause Irritation

CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser Ingredients Explained

This product contains 24 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it

1
Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: Aqua, Eau, Purified Water, Aqua / Water, Distilled Water, Deionized Water

Water is the most common cosmetic ingredient of all. It often makes up the largest portion of a product, and is thus typically found at (or near) the top of an ingredients list.

In most cases, the purpose of water within an ingredient list is to act as a solvent - this means it's there to help dissolve other ingredients into the formulation.

Water also happens to be necessary for all life on Earth. If you see this, drink a glass of water. Stay hydrated!

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2
Cleansing, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine.

3
Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Solvent
Also known as: Vegetable Glycerin

An organic, colorless, odorless, and non-toxic compound that has antimicrobial and antiviral properties. It acts a humectant in skincare products, meaning it helps skin retain moisture by pulling moisture from the air.

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4
Cleansing, Emulsifying, Foaming, Skin Conditioning

Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate is a type of sulfate.

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We don't have a description for Peg-150 Pentaerythrityl Tetrastearate.

6
Smoothing
Also known as: Vitamin B3, Nicotinamide, 3-Pyridinecarboxamide

AKA Vitamin B3. Niacinamide is gaining popularity for its multiple benefits in skincare. It is used as an acne treatment, dark-spot fader, helps strengthen the skin’s natural barrier, and has been shown to aid in wrinkle smoothing.

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We don't have a description for Peg-6 Caprylate/Caprate.

8

Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate isn't fungal acne safe.

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9
Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Solvent

We don't have a description for Propylene Glycol.

10
Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Ceramide NP,1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-Octadecanamide,Stearoyl-C18-Phytosphingosine,Stearoyl-4-Hydroxysphinganine

Ceramide NP is one 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.

Ceramide NP,1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-Octadecanamide,Stearoyl-C18-Phytosphingosine,Stearoyl-4-Hydroxysphinganine

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11
Skin Conditioning
Also known as: 1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-(2-Hydroxy) Stearamide

Ceramide AP 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.

1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-(2-Hydroxy) Stearamide

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12
Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Ceramide EOP,1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-Stearoyloxyheptacosamide,Stearoyloxyheptacosanoyl-C18-Phytosphingosine,Stearoyloxyheptacosanoyl-4-Hydroxysphinganine

Ceramide EOP 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.

Ceramide EOP,1,3,4-Octadecanetriol, 2-Stearoyloxyheptacosamide,Stearoyloxyheptacosanoyl-C18-Phytosphingosine,Stearoyloxyheptacosanoyl-4-Hydroxysphinganine

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13
Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming

We don't have a description for Carbomer.

14
Preservative

Methylparaben is a preservative and is a paraben.

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Sodium Chloride can be bad for dry skin and be bad for acne prone skin.

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We don't have a description for Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate.

17
Emollient, Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning, Stabilising

We don't have a description for Cholesterol.

We don't have a description for Disodium EDTA.

19
Preservative

Propylparaben is a preservative and is a paraben.

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20

Citric Acid is an AHA. It can help to reduce large pores. It can be bad for dry skin and cause irritation.

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We don't have a description for Tetrasodium EDTA.

22
Humectant, Skin Conditioning

Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid is a type of hyaluronic acid.

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23
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Phytosphingosine.

24
Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming, Skin Conditioning

Xanthan gum is used as a stabilizer and thickener within cosmetic products. It helps give products a sticky, thick feeling - preventing them from being too runny.

On the technical side of things, xanthan gum is a polysaccharide - a combination consisting of multiple sugar molecules bonded together.

Xanthan gum is a pretty common and great ingredient. It is a natural, non-toxic, non-irritating ingredient that is also commonly used in food products.

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