Disappointing products

Evoluderm Micellar Water for Dry & Sensitive Skin Review

This micellar water removes tinted sunscreen but leaves a film on my skin afterward. It also claims to be designed for sensitive skin but still contains fragrance.

Micellar water has been big business for a while now. This magical elixir promises to remove makeup and sunscreen (even water-resistant ones) without requiring you to tug at your skin or undergo a double cleansing process. I picked up Evoluderm Micellar Water for Dry & Sensitive Skin from TJ Maxx on a whim. I’d been hearing about the benefits of micellar water for some time. Even though I don’t wear makeup, I am always looking for a way to remove my water-resistant, tinted…

Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate review: Just buy sunscreen instead

Is this high-end serum all it's cracked up to be? My dad doesn't think it's worth the splurge.

Last fall, I attended the grand opening of the first Nordstrom in NYC, and snagged a bunch of Kiehl’s goodies for free. Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate was the smallest sample of the bunch. It came in a miniscule, 0.14-oz. glass vial with a dropper. When I went home and looked it up, I understood why the bottle was so tiny. This stuff is expensive. Are you curious to see if it lives up to its price tag? Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients and ask my dad if…

Walgreens Baby SPF 50 Sunscreen review

This drugstore-brand sunscreen is very thick, pasty, and may not be the most stable formula. Plus, how it compares to NO-AD Naturals Clear Mineral Formula SPF 50.

I love a good deal, but if you buy something that you’re not going to use, it’s no longer a good deal—it’s just a penny saved, a penny wasted. This is exactly the sinking thought that came to mind when I finally tried out that bottle of Walgreens Baby SPF 50 Sunscreen I bought on clearance a while ago. I’m writing this review in hopes of saving others from the same fate: If you see this sunscreen at your local drugstore, save yourself a few bucks and…just.…