Baby skincare

CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion vs. CeraVe Baby Lotion: What's the best choice for all ages?

The baby version is a great option for people of all ages because it includes beneficial ingredients like niacinamide, allantoin, and vitamin E.

My Q&A with Dr. Gupta got me thinking about something…should I start using more baby products? I’m not talking about doing a full sweep, of course, but just making some small adjustments here and there. One such product I’ve been considering is CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion. It’s an oldie but goodie that I’ve been using for a long time now, but the “baby” version of this product seemed like it could be a an even better option.

What's the best mineral sunscreen for babies?

My dad the chemist's pick is Coppertone Water Babies Pure & Simple SPF 50. But it's important to note that this is not a purely mineral sunscreen, and it contains parabens (if that matters to you).

Baby sunscreen is a hot topic, especially if you live in an area that gets a lot of sun, like my baby niece does. The problem with many baby sunscreens is that most babies don’t like the sunscreen application process—especially when it feels thick and pasty. Zinc oxide is a very effective UV filter (and is the only FDA-approved ingredient to block all three types of UV rays: UVA1, UVA2, and UVB), but it oftentimes makes sunscreen feel thick, and it leaves a white cast. My dad mentioned…

Aveeno Baby Lotion vs. Aveeno Moisturizing Lotion for Sensitive Skin

Is the baby version better for adults with sensitive skin? Let's ask My Dad the Chemist.

If you read my comparison of CeraVe baby sunscreen vs. adult sunscreen, you already know that I have a strange affinity for baby skincare products. I love the idea that baby products are designed to be tolerated by the most sensitive skin ever: baby skin. So could they be better for adults who have sensitive skin?