Sunscreen

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…

La Roche-Posay Rosaliac CC Cream with SPF 30 Review

This CC cream is supposed to help reduce redness, but I found it to be very oily and heavily perfumed.

It’s Father’s Day! My dad and I aren’t the kind of people who can just shoot the breeze over the phone. When we can’t be together in the same place, it’s often hard to get him to keep talking to me unless we have a specific reason to talk. So I’m grateful that this blog has given us a new way to connect and share ideas, and for me to learn more about what he did for many years before he retired.