Comedogenic Ingredients

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Posted by Matt

Comedogenic ingredients are found in some skin care products. These ingredients cause congestion in the follicles leading to comedones (blackheads), papules, pustules (breakouts/spots)
and milia (milk spots).

You can find more information about common irritatants here.

Below is a quick list of comedogenic ingredients to avoid:



  • Acetylated Lanolin
  • Parraffin Liquidum (Mineral Oil)
  • Butyl Stearate
  • Flax oil
  • Isoparraffin C9-11
  • Linseed oil
  • Myristyl myristate
  • Myreth-3 myristate
  • Octyl Palmitate
  • Octyl stearate
  • Ethoxylated lanolins
  • Isostearyl alcohol
  • Laureth-4
  • Lauric acid
  • Mink oil
  • D&C Red colours
  • Peanut oil
  • Palmitic acid
  • Octydodecanol
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