Drugstore beauty

Cetaphil Sheer Mineral Face Liquid Sunscreen SPF 50 Review

This liquid mineral sunscreen includes niacinamide, bisabolol, allantoin, SPF boosters, and water resistance ingredients to help ensure that the sunscreen stays on.

Cetaphil has a great reputation as a maker of some of the world’s most beloved moisturizers. Their moisturizing lotion is a favorite around here, so I was excited to hear that they introduced a mineral liquid facial sunscreen. SPF 50, water-resistant, and fragrance-free? Yes, yes, and yes. And it’s entirely based on zinc oxide, which is the FDA-approved sunscreen ingredient that is best for sensitive skin, according to my dad. But wait a minute—it’s a mineral sunscreen, so will…

Neutrogena Fragrance-Free Facial Cleansing Bar review

This basic bar soap is designed to gently cleanse your face without drying it out.

About a year into this pandemic, I appreciate the beauty and simplicity of a no-frills bar soap more than ever. Soap is an amazing thing, if you think about it. It can help save lives! Though I tend to remain loyal to my favorite moisturizers and hand lotions, I’m more likely to experiment with face washes. Bar soaps have always intrigued me because of how beautiful they look. Whether it takes the form of a nicely shaped cube or elegant curve, I love it all the same. My favorite kind is…

Differin Restorative Night Moisturizer Review: A quality, budget-friendly moisturizer and great alternative to CeraVe

This moisturizer hydrates skin without weighing it down—but it may not be rich enough for very dry skin.

If you’re using Differin or some other treatment that leaves you skin dry, flaky, and irritated, moisturizer becomes more important than ever. So it makes sense that Differin expanded beyond its anti-acne adapalene treatment gel to also offer complementary products like the Differin Restorative Night Moisturizer I’m reviewing today. Oftentimes, fragrance-free or basic moisturizers don’t include many premium ingredients like caffeine, niacinamide, or sodium hyaluronate, but I…