australian gold

Which brand makes the best makeup remover wipes for water-resistant physical sunscreen?

Neutrogena vs. Burt's Bees vs. CVS: Which product is most effective at removing makeup and tinted physical sunscreen?

I love Australian Gold Botanical Tinted Face Sunscreen—but recently came to the disappointing realization that double cleansing doesn’t effectively remove it from my face at the end of the day. Specifically, double cleansing with Kose cleansing oil and Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser doesn’t do the trick. How could I tell? If I swiped my (post-double-cleansed) face with a Stridex pad, it came away tinted. Every. Single. Time. And if I lightly scratched the surface of my face, I could…

The best minimalist skincare routine: The Ordinary + CeraVe + Australian Gold + Differin

My skin started flaring up after introducing too many products at once—so I pared down my routine to just a handful of basics.

Remember the Stanford marshmallow experiment, tested kids' ability to delay gratification? I might be able to delay eating a marshmallow, but I’m definitely terrible when it comes to delaying the gratification of trying out new skincare products. Why should I patch test when I could be one day closer to glowier, smoother skin? This, of course, has backfired more than a few times. The skin along my jawline started to break out more than usual shortly after I introduced three new products…

Australian Gold Botanical SPF 50 Tinted Face Sunscreen's PA Rating

I asked Australian Gold about my favorite facial sunscreen's UVA protection factor. Read on to find out its PPD (and PA rating).

If you’ve ever seen the package for an Asian sunscreen before, you may have noticed a lot of plus signs on the bottle. They aren’t just there to make you feel positive (get it? ha!)—they actually refer to the sunscreen’s level of UVA protection. SPF measures a sunscreen’s UVB protection. Europe and Asia actually have established UVA testing and labeling standards (hence the PA+++ on labels). However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t ask companies directly,…