Cetaphil is a product of Galderma, which is associated with 2 other profit driven companies – Nestlé and L’Oréal. So it doesn’t take a genius to figure out that the company has big pockets at its disposal which has helped create this crazy buzz about how great a product it is.
It’s astonishing that beauty bloggers, doctors and even their mothers recommend Cetaphil as a ‘natural product’ given that it’s filled with toxic ingredients. Dont be fooled by the light-weight appearance of Cetaphil which had me believe if it looks ‘clean’, it’s probably good for my skin. Cakes look soft and fluffy too but we all know what they do to our hips. #Just saying.
Read the product label and you will see it has the below ingredients:
Sodium lauryl sulfate
The only recognizable word in that list is water.
Cetyl alcohol is a wax used in many cosmetics. Propylene glycol is a common ingredient used to bring moisture from the air to the skin) and enhances product penetration into the skin and blood stream. Sodium lauryl sulfate is a foaming agent, and skin and eye irritant and a known paraben (cancer-inducing).
Cetaphil may not irritate your skin but it wont help it either. So Cetaphil isnt good for treating acne. Natural cleansers suit acne-prone skin as they’re gentler on the skin. Here are a couple of options –Wash your face with these natural face washes