Neutrogena Clear Face Break Out Lotion Sunscreen SPF 30 vs. CVS Health

Neutrogena Clear Face Break Out Lotion Sunscreen SPF 30 vs. CVS Health Break Out Free Face Lotion SPF 30 SIMILARITY RESULTS: 56% MATCH (POOR MATCH)  

Brandefy rates store brands (i.e. CVS Health) 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. 

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

  • Active Ingredients:          2/10    POOR MATCH
  • Inactive Ingredients:       2/10     POOR MATCH
  • Smell:                               8/10    GOOD MATCH
  • Consistency:                    3/10    POOR MATCH
  • Packaging:                       9/10    GOOD MATCH
  • Color:                               10/10   GOOD MATCH  
  • After-feel                         7/10     MEDIUM MATCH
  • OVERALL:                        56% MATCH - POOR MATCH
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