noncomedogenic

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

Definition of noncomedogenic 

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

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Clearly, Hurley has found a noncomedogenic moisturizer that her skin is happy to drink up on a near-constant basis. Marci Robin, Allure, "Elizabeth Hurley Moisturizes Her Skin 10 Times a Day," 4 Oct. 2018 Choose an oil-free, noncomedogenic (non-clogging) formula. 25. Kristin Koch, Seventeen, "Your Clear Skin Countdown: 30 Pro Tips for Getting Rid of Acne Fast," 17 Oct. 2017 Keep pores clear with oil-free, noncomedogenic products, never sleep in your makeup, and wipe that iPhone clean (or at least use earbuds) Inner trigger. Gina Way, Cosmopolitan, "Here Are the Secrets to Treating All of Your Breakouts," 15 Mar. 2015 Don’t skip out on SPF: A noncomedogenic formula will keep you covered while leaving pores unplugged. Tina Ferraro, Teen Vogue, "5 of the Most Common Acne Myths Debunked," 22 Aug. 2017 Choose an oil-free, noncomedogenic (non-clogging) formula. Kristin Koch, Seventeen, "Your Clear Skin Countdown: 30 Pro Tips for Getting Rid of Acne Fast," 25 July 2014 Look for formulas labeled noncomedogenic, which won't clog pores. Allure, "The 10 Commandments of Clear Skin," 19 June 2017

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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

adjective
non·​com·​e·​do·​gen·​ic | \-ˌkäm-ə-dō-ˈjen-ik \

Medical Definition of noncomedogenic 

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

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