Review

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…

Pipette Overnight Brightening Mask review

This overnight mask is a great intro to the world of acids, but it contains an allergen that may be problematic for anyone with sensitive skin.

What do we do overnight, other than dream? Well, one thing you can start doing is improving your skin with an overnight mask! Pipette is a company that primarily makes products for babies, but you know how I love my baby products, because they tend to be less irritating/formulated for sensitive skin. And maybe this is just psychological, but I feel like companies put more thought into formulating baby products because they’re more likely to come under such scrutiny from the public—after…

Jason Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30 Review

This sunscreen is very similar to Alba Botanica Mineral Sunscreen for Sensitive Skin, but slightly creamier. It's also formulated with beneficial ingredients like glycerin and shea butter.

Have you ever almost passed out from dehydration? I have—it happened during a middle school field trip to the Renaissance Faire. I started seeing stars and feeling incredibly woozy. All sound was muffled and I couldn’t really hear anything, almost like I was underwater. All I remember is stumbling over to a tree so I could get some relief from the blazing hot sun. I don’t remember wearing sunscreen that day but it obviously would have been a good idea because the sun was so strong…