Skincare

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…

Green Goo Dry Skin Salve for Eczema review: An effective, mess-free way to calm flareups

This dry skin salve significantly helped soothe my most recent eczema flareup—and it's conveniently packaged in stick form for mess-free application.

As someone who’s always had hand eczema, I can’t imagine life without it. It gets worse during periods of stress or when I’m living in a place with a dry climate. It gets better when I’m taking care of myself and living in a more humid environment. But it’s always there, lurking in the background. Over the years, I’ve come to realize that a few intermediary measures can go a long way in keeping flareups at bay. For instance, it’s usually worth it to…

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…