COSRX Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser

COSRX Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser

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Type of product Face Cleanser
Used in
649 Routines
Brand country
Korean South Korea
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Description

  • cruelty-free face cleanser that contains aha and bha.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, parabens, silicones or sulfates.
  • it does contain fragrances and oils.
  • it is likely to be good for reducing pores.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

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 COSRX's Low pH Good Morning Gel Cleanser.

Benefits (3)

Good For Oily Skin Icon
Good For Oily Skin
Helps Reduce Irritation Icon
Helps Reduce Irritation
Reduces Large Pores Icon
Reduces Large Pores

Notable Ingredients (2)

AHA Icon
AHA
BHA Icon
BHA

Concerns (2)

May Worsen Dry Skin Icon
May Worsen Dry Skin
May Cause Irritation Icon
May Cause Irritation

COSRX Low pH Good Morning Gel 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
Community rating: Loved

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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We don't have a description for Cocamidopropyl Betaine.

We don't have a description for Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate.

4
Emulsifying

Polysorbate 20 isn't fungal acne safe.

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We don't have a description for Styrax Japonicus Branch/Fruit/Leaf Extract.

6
Humectant, Masking, Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: Bg
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.

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Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Saccharomyces Ferment.

We don't have a description for Cryptomeria Japonica Leaf Extract.

We don't have a description for Nelumbo Nucifera Leaf Extract.

We don't have a description for Pinus Palustris Leaf Extract.

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We don't have a description for Ulmus Davidiana Root Extract.

We don't have a description for Oenothera Biennis Flower Extract.

We don't have a description for Pueraria Lobata Root Extract.

14
Antioxidant, Perfuming
Also known as: Tea Tree Oil / Tto
Community rating: Mixed

Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Oil is the oil distilled from the leaves of the Tea Tree, Melaleuca alternifolia, Myrtaceae

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15
Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Soothing
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Allantoin plays a role in soothing and moisturizing the skin. Because of this, it is often added to products with strong active ingredients.

Some studies have shown this ingredient can promote wound healing with higher concentrations.

Allantoin is derived from the comfrey plant but produced synthetically for cosmetic products to ensure purity.

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16
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Caprylyl Glycol is a humectant, meaning it retains and preserves moisture. It is a common ingredient in many products, especially those designed to hydrate skin. The primary benefits are retaining moisture, skin softening, and promoting a healthy skin barrier.

Though Caprylyl Glycol is an alcohol derived from fatty acids, it is not the kind that can dry out skin.

This ingredient is also used as a preservative to extend the life of products.

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17
Skin Conditioning
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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.

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18
Antimicrobial
Community rating: Liked

Betaine Salicylate is a BHA. It can be good for be good for sensitive skin. It can help to reduce large pores.

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19
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Citric Acid is an AHA derived from citrus fruits (think oranges, lemons, and limes!). A small amount is used in formulas to adjust the pH of products. In higher concentrations, it can exfoliate skin.

Read more about some other popular AHA's here:
* Glycolic Acid
* Lactic Acid
* Malic Acid

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We don't have a description for Ethyl Hexanediol.

21
Skin Conditioning, Solvent
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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.

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We don't have a description for Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate.

23
Masking, Preservative
Community rating: Disliked

Sodium Benzoate is a preservative.

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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 ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid and are found to be safe in cosmetic ingredients.

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