Sunscreen

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…

Pipette SPF 50 Sunscreen Review

This lightweight zinc sunscreen isn't just meant for babies. Anyone with sensitive skin should consider checking it out because it's fragrance-free and formulated with moisturizing ingredients like squalane and glycerin.

If you have sensitive skin, it’s usually a good idea to look out for products targeted to babies. Though they can sometimes be more expensive, baby products tend to be formulated with less irritating preservatives and ingredients so as not to aggravate babies’ delicate skin (or parents’ concerns). When I first came across Pipette SPF 50 Sunscreen on Target’s website, I was intrigued. You might have noticed that I have a weird obsession with trying out all the zinc-based…

Neutrogena Sheer Zinc Face Sunscreen SPF 50 review

Is the face version worth the extra cost, or should you just go for the original? Plus, how this product compares to Aveeno's, which has a virtually identical ingredient list.

Neutrogena is a master of marketing: “Sheer Zinc” is a great phrase. Old-school zinc was pasty—”sheer zinc” is nothing like that. It’s next-generation. It’s sheer. It’s mineral-based. It’s a no-fuss way to take good care of your skin. Unfortunately, we’re not quite at a place where zinc-based sunscreens can be completely sheer just yet. But I will say that Neutrogena Sheer Zinc Face Sunscreen SPF 50 is a pretty great step in the right…