Price comparison

Aveeno Absolutely Ageless 2-pack moisturizer at BJ's: Is it worth it?

How much do you really save by buying this moisturizer set at BJ's versus other stores like Amazon or Walmart?

Recently, I was browsing a BJ’s warehouse store and of course I had to check out the beauty aisle. I saw some pretty nice stuff there, including Cetaphil, Neutrogena, and Aveeno products (but, alas, none of the Aveeno Pure Renewal Conditioner I like). I found myself automatically assuming that the prices at BJ’s were better than anywhere else. But is this assumption based on anything other than my intuition? To find out, let’s conduct a price comparison of something I spotted…

Glycolic peel pads comparison: Dr. Dennis Gross vs. CVS Skin + Pharmacy

Could CVS Skin + Pharmacy glycolic peel pads be just as effective as the Dr. Dennis Gross's version (Alpha Beta Universal Daily Peel)?

One of the products that was recommended to me during my Sephora mini-facial was Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Universal Daily Peel. My skin felt slightly irritated, but my mini facialist assured me that it was a great way to smooth out my acne scars. Of course, when I got home, I looked up the price of this product and was pretty shocked—$88 for 35 treatments? No thanks. However, the price isn’t actually that bad, since you don’t have to use it every day (my mini-facialist recommended…

A few thoughts on buying skincare online vs. in a brick-and-mortar

When should you shop online, and when should you buy something in person? It depends.

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the pros and cons of buying stuff online vs. in a brick-and-mortar store. I probably shop online a lot more than many other people, mostly because of (a) where I live, and (b) how lazy I am. Here are the main reasons why I do most of my shopping online: