Sunscreen

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…

tarte tarteguard SPF 30 Sunscreen review

This physical sunscreen is runny and blends in without leaving too much of a white cast. However, if you have oily skin, stay far, far away.

I finally got around to reviewing tarte tarteguard SPF 30 sunscreen, which was included in my Sephora Sunscreen Safety Kit in 2018. This sunscreen is pretty pricey but it does contain a ton of natural extracts that are supposed to deliver beneficial effects beyond just protecting your face from UV radiation. But just how accurate are those claims? I asked my dad for his opinion of this sunscreen and also got him to weigh in on the many marketing claims associated with this sunscreen’s…