Pore-Clogging Ingredients

If your skin is acne prone, it is important to ensure the products you are using will not clog your pores. Too often, skincare companies claim their acne products will help clear your skin but actually contain pore-clogging ingredients that will promote further breakouts! Products used on your skin and hair should be free of comedogenic ingredients.

Now you can check your skincare and makeup produts for pore-clogging ingredients to ensure it is safe for your skin.

Here's how:

1. Google the full name of the product with "ingredients" at the end. Example: "clean and clear foaming facial cleanser ingredients".

2. Copy the ingredients and paste it into the field below

3. Hit submit and get the results.

Check your product





List of pore-clogging (comedogenic) ingredients:

Acetylated Lanolin
Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol
Algae Extract
Algin
Beeswax
Butyl Stearate
Carrageenan
Cetearyl Alcohol + Ceteareth 20
Cetyl Acetate
Chlorella
Chondrus Crispus (aka Irish Moss or Carageenan Moss)
Coal Tar
Cocoa Butter
Coconut Alkanes
Coconut Butter
Coconut Oil
Colloidal Sulfur
Cotton Awws Oil
Cotton Seed Oil
Corn oil
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
Ethoxylated Lanolin
Ethylhexyl Palmitate
Glyceryl Stearate SE
Glyceryl-3 Diisostearate
Hexadecyl Alcohol
Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil
Isocetyl Alcohol
Isocetyl Stearate
Isodecyl Oleate
Isopropyl Isostearate
Isopropyl Linolate
Isopropyl Myristate
Isopropyl Palmitate
Isostearyl Isostearate
Isostearyl Neopentanoate
Jojoba wax
Kelp
Laminaria Digitata Extract
Laminaria Saccharina Extract (Laminaria Saccharine)
Laureth-23
Laureth-4
Lauric Acid
Mango Butter
Mink Oil
Myristic Acid
Myristyl Lactate
Myristyl Myristate
Octyl Palmitate
Octyl Stearate
Oleth-3
Oleyl Alcohol
PEG 2- Sulfosuccinate
PEG 16 Lanolin
PEG 200 Dilaurate
PEG 8 Stearate
PG Monostearate
PPG 2 Myristyl Propionate
Plankton
Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate
Potassium Chloride
Propylene Glycol Monostearate
Red Algae
Seaweed
Shark Liver Oil
Shea
Shea Butter
Sodium Laureth Sulfate
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
Solulan 16
Sorbitan Oleate
Soybean Oil
Spirulina
Steareth 10
Stearic Acid Tea
Stearyl Heptanoate
Sulfated Castor Oil
Sulfated Jojoba Oil
Talc
Wheat Germ Glyceride
Wheat Germ Oil
Xylene
Kishan
Kalathiya