Comedogenic Ratings

(causing acne)


0 - Will Not Clog Pores
1 - Low
2 - Moderately Low
3 - Moderate
4 - Fairly High
5 - High

Oils

Almond Oil - 2
Apricot Kernel Oil - 2
Avocado Oil - 2
Camphor - 2
Castor Oil - 1
Cocoa Butter - 4
Coconut Butter - 4
Coconut Oil - 4
Corn Oil - 3
Cotton Seed Oil - 3
Evening Primrose Oil - 2
Grape Seed Oil - 2
Hazelnut Oil - 2
Hemp Seed Oil - 0
Mineral Oil - 0
Mink Oil - 3
Olive Oil - 2
Peanut Oil - 2
Petrolatum - 0
Safflower Oil - 0
Sandalwood Seed Oil - 2
Sesame Oil - 2
Shea Butter - 0
Soybean Oil - 3
Sunflower Oil - 0
Wheat Germ Oil - 5
Shark Liver Oil - 3

Waxes

Beeswax - 2
Candelilla Wax - 1
Carnuba Wax - 1
Ceresin Wax - 0
Emulsifying Wax NF - 2
Jojoba Oil - 2
Lanolin Wax - 1
Sulfated Jojoba Oil - 3

Botanicals

Algae Extract - 5
Aloe Vera Gel - 0
Calendula - 1
Carrageenans - 5
Chamomile - 2
Chamomile Extract - 0
Cold Pressed Aloe - 0
Red Algae - 5

Vitamins & Herbs

Ascorbic Acid - 0
Black Walnut Extract - 0
Tocopherol (Vitamin E) - 2
Vitamin A Palmitate - 2
Panthenol - 0


Antioxidants

Beta Carotene - 1
BHA - 2

Minerals

Algin - 4
Colloidal Sulfur - 3
Flowers of Sulfur - 0
Potassium Chloride - 5
Precipitated Sulfur - 0
Sodium Chloride (Salt) - 5
Talc - 1
Zinc Stearate - 0

Thickeners, Emulsifiers, Detergents

Carbomer 940 - 1
Hydroxypropyl Cellulose - 1
Kaolin - 0
Magnesium Aluminum Silicate - 0
Sodium Laureth Sulfate - 3
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate - 5
Sorbitan Oleate - 3

Alcohol, Esters, Ethers, & Sugars

Polysorbate 20 - 0
Polysorbate 80 - 0
Sterol Esters - 0
Behenyl Triglyceride - 0
Butylene Glycol - 1
Cetearyl Alcohol - 2
Diethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether-0
Glycerin - 0
Glyceryl Stearate NSE - 1
Glyceryl Stearate SE - 3
Glyceryl Tricapylo/Caprate - 1
Glyceryl-3-Diisostearate - 4
Hexadecyl Alcohol - 5
Isocetyl Stearate - 5
Isopropyl Alcohol - 0
Laureth 23 - 3
Laureth 4 - 5
Octyl Stearate - 5
Oleth-10 - 2
Oleth-3 - 5
Oleyl Alcohol - 4
Polyethylene Glycol (PEG 400) - 1
Polyethylene Glycol 300 - 1
Polyglyceryl-3-Diisostearate - 4
Propylene Glycol - 0
Propylene Glycol Monostearate - 4
SD Alcohol 40 - 0
Sorbitan Laurate - 1
Sorbitol - 0
Steareth 10 - 4
Steareth 100 - 0
Steareth 2 - 2
Steareth 20 - 2
Wheat Germ Glyceride - 3

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