Sunscreen

Coppertone Water Babies Sunscreen SPF 50 Review

This chemical sunscreen blends in nicely and provides up to 80 minutes of water resistance. However, you may want to choose a different sunscreen if you have sensitive skin.

When given the option between a physical sunscreen and a chemical one, I’ll choose the physical one every time, because many chemical sunscreens irritate my face. But given the option between no sunscreen and a chemical sunscreen, I’ll likely choose the chemical sunscreen if I have to spend some time in the sun. Lately I found myself in that situation, which is why I had the opportunity to try out a chemical sunscreen I would normally never use or buy: Coppertone Water Babies…

Neutrogena Pure and Free Baby Sunscreen Stick review

This SPF 60+ stick is for babies, but great for all ages. Plus, it doesn't contain potentially comedogenic ingredients like many other sticks.

In theory, sunscreen sticks sound like a great product. They’re easy to apply and you can throw ‘em in your handbag without worrying about potential spillage. But after scouring various product pages, I realized that many mineral/physical sunscreen sticks aren’t designed with acne-prone people in mind. Many of them contain at least one of the ingredients on Acne.org’s list of comedogenic ingredients to avoid—typically cocoa butter and/or coconut oil. Let me show you a few…

Bare Republic Tinted Face Sunscreen SPF 30 review

This sunscreen is the tinted version of Bare Republic's regular facial sunscreen, and contains the same trio of antioxidant-rich oils: grape seed, carrot seed, and raspberry seed.

Remember those heavily discounted Bare Republic sunscreens I saw at Duane Reade (my local drugstore) a few months ago? I went back about a week after I first bought those and they were completely gone…replaced by Christmas merchandise. At least I had the chance to snag more than one bottle that day, including Bare Republic Tinted Facial Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30.