Neutrogena Age Shield vs. Equate Beauty Age Shield

Neutrogena Age Shield SPF 110 vs. Equate Beauty Age Guard SPF 110: SIMILARITY ALGORITHM RESULTS: 88.5% MATCH

Brandefy rates store brands (i.e. Equate) against their name brand counterparts (i.e. Neutrogena) to tell you whether or not the generic is as good as the name brand, and to warn you when it is not. We compare the product by doing an ingredient analysis and consumer sensory testing, the results of which we plug into our similarity algorithm. 

These products have nearly identical ingredient panels, with 100% of the same active ingredients, so effectiveness matches up. The only notable difference is that Equate smells slightly more chemical. 

Our sensory panel and ingredient analysis analyzed the Neutrogena and Equate Beauty Sunscreens relative to each other, which resulted in the following similarity scores:

  • Ingredients:   9/10
  • Color:             10/10  
  • Smell:             7/10 - Equate smells slightly more chemical
  • Consistency   9/10
  • After-feel       10/10
  • OVERALL:      9/10
 Ingredient panel differences are bolded and italicized. Active ingredients are a 100% match

Ingredient panel differences are bolded and italicized. Active ingredients are a 100% match

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