Drugstore beauty

Bare Republic Body Sunscreen SPF 30 review

This sunscreen protects with a mix of titanium dioxide and zinc oxide. It's also fragrance-free though it does have a coconut-vanilla scent because it contains the coconut oil and vanillin.

Today I’m going to review another one of the deeply discounted Bare Republic sunscreens I scored from my local drugstore’s clearance section. Although this Bare Republic Body Sunscreen SPF 30 says “Sport” on it, and is water/sweat-resistant for up to 80 minutes, it’s marketed as a Body Sunscreen. The company also makes an SPF 50 Sport sunscreen. This sunscreen contains quite a few more ingredients than the Bare Republic Face Sunscreen SPF 30 I reviewed the other…

Bare Republic Face Sunscreen SPF 30 review

This sunscreen contains a trio of antioxidant-rich oils—grape seed, carrot seed, and raspberry seed—and is fragrance-free.

Does your local drugstore have a clearance section? I recently scored a few bottles of Bare Republic sunscreen at my local Duane Reade (a subsidiary of Walgreens): Bare Republic Face Sunscreen SPF 30, Bare Republic Tinted Face Sunscreen SPF 30, and Bare Republic Sport Sunscreen SPF 30. They were priced at a deep discount (less than the price of a coffee!) and all of ‘em were still about a year away from expiration. I also checked the bottles to make sure they were sealed. I’ve always…

Save or Splurge? Fresh Soy Face Cleanser vs. Yes to Cucumbers Gentle Milk Cleanser

Both of these cleansers include cucumber fruit extract and hydrolyzed soy protein. Is Fresh's version worth the splurge, or should you say 'yes to' the drugstore-friendly option?

My love of travel-sized face cleansers knows no bounds. It’s actually what drove me to take the plunge and buy my first PLAY! by Sephora box, even though I heard mixed reviews. Once I saw that the box included a cute bottle of Fresh Soy Face Cleanser, I was pretty much convinced to click “Add to cart.” Over the course of researching this face wash, I found that many people who like the Fresh Soy Face Cleanser (but don’t like the price) have recommended trying out the Yes…