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Paula’s Choice, The UnScrub

$29.00 / 4.00 fl.oz.

gentle wash, removes surface dirt and oils

$7.25/fl.oz.


would we buy this?

meh

ingredient count

23

Beaker’s peek behind the bubbles

 

value percentile

20th

unique score

81.5%

The science behind the numbers: value and unique metrics represent this product’s rank within Beaker’s pool of vetted face wash formulas. The higher the value rank, the lower the cost per use. The higher the unique rank, the less likely you can substitute this product for a comparable formula.

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ingredients by name

Water, Jojoba Esters, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, PEG-20 Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate, Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Decyl Glucoside, PPG-20 Methyl Glucose Ether, Glyceryl Stearate, Stearyl Alcohol, Polyacrylamide, Soapberry (Sapindus Mukurossi) Peel Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Xanthan Gum, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Caprylyl Glycol, Citric Acid, Disodium EDTA, Laureth-7, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin

ingredients by function

primary solvent, emollient, emollient, primary solvent, emulsifier, emulsifier, preservative, surfactant, stabilizer/suspending agent, emulsifier, emulsifier, emulsifier, topical "benefit", secondary solvent, topical "benefit", rheology modifier, rheology modifier, preservative, preservative, preservative, emulsifier, preservative, preservative

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Why did Beaker Bot select this face wash for me?

Beaker doesn’t just suggest a random (or sponsored!) face wash formula for you. We match your Beaker Bot quiz answers to quantitive characteristics that your formula must satisfy. Here’s which specs The UnScrub meets:

 

👑 A formula more pricey than the norm, but worth the extra expense.
🌯 A formula that avoids ingredients with a bad rap. (Even if the ingredients’ "scary" reputations aren’t backed by science, we still appreciate the emotional weight of chemophobia.)
🐆 A formula for people whose skin needs only a gentle clean, or could benefit from oily formulas.
🌺 A formula for people who don't mind scented personal care products, or are else not particularly sensitive to fragrances.
💥 A formula for people whose skin could benefit from some mild chemical exfoliation.

 

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