Skincare

What's the deal with CBD skincare?

CBD is taking the world by storm. Learn what it is, why it differs from hemp seed oil, and why it may show promise for skincare.

CBD is all the rage, with many people praising its ability to relieve pain, cure anxiety, and help treat epilepsy-related seizers. There are also a number of skincare products on the market that contain CBD oil, and claim to deliver benefits. But do they work?

Aveeno Moisturizing Bar for Dry Skin formula change + review

What changed in the Aveeno Moisturizing Bar for Dry Skin's new formula? Let's hear My Dad the Chemist's take on the changes.

I love to travel—and I always have a hard time squeezing everything into my TSA-approved bag of beauty products. So I’m always curious about solid versions of skincare staples, including Aveeno Moisturizing Bar for Dry Skin, which is marketed as a facial cleansing bar for sensitive skin. It comes packaged in a simple paper box and could easily fit into my backpack when I’m traveling. Since it’s 100% solid and 0% liquid, it won’t take up any room in my precious…

Origins Checks and Balances Face Wash review

This face wash is great for travel (a little goes a looong way), but may not be suitable for acne-prone and/or sensitive skin.

I’ve you’ve ever been unlucky enough to suffer from cystic acne, you probably know that touching your face—or letting anyone else touch it—is a no-no. It’s a sad, but no matter how much I love someone, I really don’t want that person’s hands to make contact with my face unless (a) it’s a matter of life or death; or (b) that person has impeccably clean hands. If you think that sounds crazy, you’re either a better person than I am or you’ve never had…