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Dove Sensitive Skin Beauty Bar: My favorite way to wash away the day

Aside from the added fragrance, is there any particular reason why Ivory soap may be more irritating? My dad shares his thoughts on the best (and worst) detergent ingredients for sensitive skin.

Has anyone else been singing “Happy Birthday” multiple times a day, every day, as a way to ensure that you’re washing your hands long enough? I probably need to switch to a new song soon. There’s something rather therapeutic about lathering up with soap and rinsing away the suds. If there’s any bright side to the crazy times we live in, it’s that maybe we’ve come to respect—and even enjoy—the simple but necessary act of washing our hands to protect…

Aveeno Moisturizing Bar for Dry Skin formula change + review

What changed in the Aveeno Moisturizing Bar for Dry Skin's new formula? Let's hear My Dad the Chemist's take on the changes.

I love to travel—and I always have a hard time squeezing everything into my TSA-approved bag of beauty products. So I’m always curious about solid versions of skincare staples, including Aveeno Moisturizing Bar for Dry Skin, which is marketed as a facial cleansing bar for sensitive skin. It comes packaged in a simple paper box and could easily fit into my backpack when I’m traveling. Since it’s 100% solid and 0% liquid, it won’t take up any room in my precious…