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 This pick from Elta MD is fragrance-free, noncomedogenic and safe for sensitive skin. Lauren Caruso, CNN Underscored, "The best face moisturizers, according to dermatologists," 28 Oct. 2020 Facial sunscreen, on the other hand, is designed to be lightweight and noncomedogenic. Sian Babish, chicagotribune.com, "The best body sunscreen," 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, "24 of the best products for men’s skin care, according to experts," 14 Sep. 2020 Those with sensitive skin should look to the $10 to $18 range, which includes many premium formulas with noncomedogenic ingredients. Sian Babish, chicagotribune.com, "The best body sunscreen," 9 Sep. 2020 So keep your face hydrated with a noncomedogenic hydrating moisturizer. Medea Giordano, Wired, "How to Prevent and Treat Face Mascne," 23 Aug. 2020 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

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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 8 May. 2021.

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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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