noncomedogenic

adjective
non·​com·​e·​do·​gen·​ic | \ (ˈ)nän-ˌkä-mə-dō-ˈje-nik How to pronounce noncomedogenic (audio) \

Definition of noncomedogenic

: not tending to clog pores (as by the formation of blackheads) a noncomedogenic cosmetic

Examples of noncomedogenic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web However, those with oily skin should seek out noncomedogenic moisturizers. Rebecca Dance, Allure, 20 Aug. 2021 One of the biggest revelations over the last couple of years was switching all my products to being noncomedogenic, which means they’re formulated without potential pore-clogging ingredients. Tish Weinstock, Vogue, 19 Jan. 2022 Other noncomedogenic options include Cetaphil Gentle Clear and Aveeno Clear Complexion, both of which contain a hit of salicylic acid. Marisa Cohen, Good Housekeeping, 15 Oct. 2021 The term noncomedogenic on a product label means that the ingredients will not block pores and cause further breakouts, Shokeen explains. Rebecca Dance, Allure, 20 Aug. 2021 The formulators also included a few synthetic ingredients (which, as our skin-care glossary shows, are totally safe) to create balanced formulas that Rose Inc. says are noncomedogenic. Jennifer Hussein, Allure, 20 Aug. 2021 This pick from Elta MD is fragrance-free, noncomedogenic and safe for sensitive skin. Lauren Caruso, CNN Underscored, 28 Oct. 2020 Facial sunscreen, on the other hand, is designed to be lightweight and noncomedogenic. Sian Babish, chicagotribune.com, 9 Sep. 2020 According to him, this gentle, hypoallergenic and noncomedogenic cleanser is a great option for those who might have skin sensitivity. Kiana Murden, CNN Underscored, 14 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of noncomedogenic

1976, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for noncomedogenic

non- + comedo + -genic

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“Noncomedogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncomedogenic. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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noncomedogenic

adjective
non·​com·​e·​do·​gen·​ic | \ -ˌkäm-ə-dō-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce noncomedogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of noncomedogenic

: not tending to clog pores (as by the formation of blackheads) a noncomedogenic cosmetic

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