Cosmetic Ingredients To Avoid For Acne – Makeup Advice – Facial Acne

cosmetic ingredients to avoid for acne imageCosmetic ingredients to avoid for acne are quite extensive, they take many different forms a lot of them are added as necessary to formulate a usable consumer product.

If you suffer from acne the following ingredients used in cosmetics and makeup can be very bad for your condition, if the cosmetics you are buying contain any of the ingredients, even the natural ones listed below, you are advised not to use them, the reason is that these ingredients are considered to be comedogenic, so they may worsen your acne condition or in some cases make it flare up.

This is a big list and many consumer cosmetics will probably contain some of these items listed, you should check the labels on the products before using, by the time you have dismissed most of the products containing these ingredients you may find you will only be left with a handful that are suitable for use with acne.

 

The Worst Offenders

Do not use any products containing any of these ingredients if you have acne, or are prone to it, these are considered comedogenic and may also cause irritation to the skin.

  • Algae Extract
  • Algin
  • Colloidal Sulfur
  • Isocetyl Alcohol
  • Laureth 4
  • Octyl Stearate

 

 

Comedogenic Compounds

You would maybe like to print this list off, or write it down so that you can refer to it the next time you buy cosmetics or makeup.

 

  • Acetylated Lanolin (synthetic)
  • Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol (synthetic)
  • Butyl Stearate
  • Carrageenan
  • Cetearyl Alcohol + Ceteareth 20
  • Cetyl Acetate
  • Cocoa Butter
  • Coconut Butter
  • Coconut Oil
  • Cotton Awws Oil
  • Cotton Seed Oil
  • Crisco
  • D & C Red # 17
  • D & C Red # 21
  • D & C Red # 3
  • D & C Red # 30
  • D & C Red # 36
  • Decyl Oleate
  • Dioctyl Succinate
  • Disodium Monooleamido PEG 2-Sulfosuccinate
  • Ethoxylated Lanolin
  • Ethylhexyl Palmitate
  • Glyceryl Stearate SE
  • Glyceryl-3-Diisostearate
  • Hexadecyl Alcohol
  • Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil
  • Isocetyl Stearate
  • Isodecyl Oleate
  • Isopropyl Isostearate
  • Isopropyl Linolate
  • Isopropyl Myristate
  • Isopropyl Palmitate
  • Isostearyl Isostearate
  • Isostearyl Neopentanoate
  • Laureth 23
  • Lauric Acid
  • Mink Oil
  • Myristic Acid
  • Myristyl Lactate
  • Myristyl Myristate
  • Octyl Palmitate
  • Oleth-3
  • Oleyl Alcohol
  • PEG 16 Lanolin
  • PEG 200 Dilaurate
  • PEG 8 Stearate
  • PG Monostearate
  • PPG 2 Myristyl Propionate
  • Polyglyceryl-3-Diisostearate
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Propylene Glycol Monostearate
  • Red Algae
  • Shark Liver Oil
  • Sodium Chloride (Salt)
  • Sodium Laureth Sulfate
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
  • Solulan 16
  • Sorbitan Oleate
  • Soybean Oil
  • Steareth 10
  • Stearic Acid Tea
  • Stearyl Heptanoate
  • Sulfated Castor Oil
  • Sulfated Jojoba Oil
  • Syearyl Heptanoate
  • Wheat Germ Glyceride
  • Wheat Germ Oil
  • Xylene

 

Skin Irritants

 

The following ingredients may irritate you skin:

  • Cajeput Oil
  • Acetone
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • SD Alcohol 40

 

Ingredients Considered The Best To Use

Here is a list of ingredients that it should be fine for you to use if you are prone to acne, these are non clogging and non-irritating to the skin in most cases, obviously you will avoid any that you already know you have an adverse reaction to, or that do not suit your skin type, so together this information will give you a knowledge of cosmetic ingredients to avoid for acne and those that are considered fine to use.

  • Allantoin
  • Aloe Vera Gel
  • Aminomethylpropionate
  • Anhydrous Lanolin
  • Ascorbic Acid
  • Beeswax
  • Behenic Acid
  • Behenyl Triglyceride
  • Bentonite
  • Beta Carotene
  • Black Walnut Extract
  • Bromelain
  • Bubussa Oil
  • Butylene Glycol
  • Calendula
  • Carbomer
  • Carbomer 940
  • Carboxypropylcellulose
  • Carmine
  • Carnuba Wax
  • Carotene
  • Castor Oil
  • Ceresin Wax
  • Chamomile Extract
  • Chaulomoogra Oil
  • Cholesterol
  • Choleth 24
  • Chromium Hydroxide
  • Cyclomethicone
  • D & C Red # 33
  • D & C Red # 4
  • D & C Red # 6
  • D & C Red # 7
  • D & C Red # 9
  • Deionized Water
  • Diethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether
  • Diisopropyl Adipate
  • Dimethicone
  • Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate
  • Ethyl Paraben
  • Ethyl Ether
  • Ethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether
  • Ethylene Glycol Monostearate
  • Evening Primrose Oil
  • Glycerin
  • Glyceryl Stearate NSE
  • Glyceryl Tricapylo/Caprate
  • Hydantoin
  • Hydrogenated Castor Oil
  • Hydrolyzed Animal Protein
  • Hydroxypropylcellulose
  • Iron Oxide
  • Jojoba Oil
  • Kaolin
  • Lanolin Oil (natural)
  • Lanolin Wax (natural)
  • Lithium Stearate
  • Magneseium Aluminum Silicate
  • Magnesium Stearate
  • Menthyl Anthranilate
  • Methyl Paraben
  • Mineral Oil
  • Octyl Dimethyl PABA
  • Octyl Methoxycinnimate
  • Octyl Salicylate
  • Octyldodecyl Stearate
  • Oxybenzone
  • PEG 40 Castor Oil
  • PEG 100 Stearate
  • PEG 20 Stearate
  • PEG 5 Soya Sterol
  • PEG 10 Soya Sterol
  • PEG 75 Lanolin
  • PG Caprylate/Caprate
  • PPG 30 Cety Ester
  • Panthenol
  • Papain
  • Pentarythrital Tetra Capra/Caprylate
  • Petrolatum
  • PG Dicaprylate/Caprate
  • Polyethylene Glycol (PEG 400)
  • Polyethylene Glycol 300
  • Polysorbate 20
  • Polysorbate 80
  • Precipitated Sulfur
  • Propyl Paraben
  • Propylene Glycol
  • Safflower Oil
  • Simethicone
  • Sodium Hyaluronate
  • Sodium PCA
  • Sorbitan Laurate
  • Sorbitan Sesquinoleate
  • Sorbitan Stearate
  • Sorbitol
  • Soya Sterol
  • Squalane
  • Steareth 100
  • Sterol Esters
  • Sunflower Oil
  • Talc
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Ultramarine Violet
  • Zinc Oxide
  • Zinc Stearate

 

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