Avocado oil

Once in a while, as I’m winding down my weekly Whole Foods grocery shopping, I treat myself to one product from the beauty section. As part of my lifelong fascination with generic store brand versions of name brand products, I usually like to try something from 365 Everyday Value, Whole Foods’s house brand. So far, I’ve tried the fragrance-free shampoo and conditioner, gentle face cleanser, and glycerin soap bar. Today, I’m reviewing the Whole Foods Moisturizing Lotion,…

Fresh Sugar Rose Tinted Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15 review

This lip balm moisturizes, softens, and protects lips from UV rays. Plus, it lends a rosy tint that looks and feels natural.

Fresh Sugar Rose Tinted Lip Treatment turned out to be a sleeper hit in Sephora’s Sun Safety Kit 2018. Every time I use it, I feel like I’m treating my lips to a mini spa day. It leaves my lips feeling oh-so-soft and healthy, without a hint of waxiness or oiliness that comes from other types of chapsticks and lip treatments. And though it does lend a bit of rosiness to your lips, unlike a lipstick, it doesn’t leave a noticeable tint on the rim of a drinking glass. You can carry…

Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion Review: A rich but non-comedogenic, non-irritating moisturizer

This non-comedogenic moisturizer is richer and thicker than CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion, but less thick than a cream—a great option for dry climates.

Everyone in my family has dry, sensitive skin (either eczema or psoriasis all around), so we always need a bottle of lotion in every room. Recently, my parents have gotten really into Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion. Last time I visited them, this was the brand that was in every room of the house. Anyway, I was drawn to the minimalist packaging and the words “non-comedogenic” made me wonder if I could use it as a facial moisturizer. Lo and behold, I could—and I did. I even brought it…