Top 10 most popular posts on My Dad the Chemist

What posts were the most popular over 2018? The Ordinary and CeraVe dominated the pack.

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As we prepare to head into the holiday season, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on how far this blog has come since I launched it in March (about nine months ago already!). I’ve published 145 articles in that time. I can’t stop browsing skincare products at the drugstore, at TJ Maxx, at the dollar store, at Urban Outfitters…you name it. I never thought I’d be scanning through ingredient lists and recognizing “phenoxyethanol” as a preservative, and understand that “hyaluronic acid” and “sodium hyaluronate” were so closely related.

Top 10 most popular posts on My Dad the Chemist

Here are some interesting numbers:

I never know which articles are going to be popular when I’m writing them. So I was curious to find out which articles actually ended up getting the most page views. Without further ado, here they are, in descending order of page views:

  1. CeraVe vs. Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream
  2. The Ordinary Mandelic Acid 10% + HA Review
  3. The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% vs. Paula’s Choice RESIST 10% Niacinamide Booster
  4. CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion PM Update: What changed in the new formula?
  5. Kirkland Signature Moisture Shampoo Review
  6. CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion PM vs. CeraVe Skin Renewing Night Cream Review
  7. The Ordinary Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% Review
  8. The Ordinary Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA Review
  9. Why I gave up on The Ordinary Glycolic Acid Toner
  10. The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Review

It seems like everyone likes reading about The Ordinary and CeraVe skincare products. The oddball in there was Costco brand shampoo.

What do you want to see me write about next year?

I have lots of stuff in the works for next year, but I’d love to hear your thoughts, too. If you have any requests/suggestions for products to review (whether it’s specific brands or product categories), please comment below or send me a message.

Happy holidays and Happy New Year to everyone!

Top 10 most popular posts on My Dad the Chemist

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