Burt's bees

Best zinc oxide-based sunscreen lip balms: Burt's Bees vs. Sprouts

Which company makes a better zinc oxide-based sunscreen lip balm: Burt's Bees or Sprouts (a grocery store)?

I’ve always loved leisurely browsing the aisles of a nice, brightly lit grocery store. One thing I hate about living in NYC is the grocery shopping experience. When I’m shopping in a nice grocery store, I feel on edge because it’s usually pretty crowded—either because of the sheer number of people, the limited square footage, or some combination thereof. In some stores, I also feel like I’m dodging store employees as they restock the shelves, and fellow shoppers who want…

Burt's Bees Blemish Stick Review

This acne spot treatment has been discontinued and replaced with a new 'complexion' stick. Which one is better?

I love a good acne spot treatment. Sometimes I think it’s more for psychological benefit than anything else—just completing the action of sticking something onto a big fat pimple is enough to temporarily make me feel better about that unwanted intruder. Even so, I have yet to come across a spot treatment that I love. AcneFree’s sulfur mask is a rinse-off treatment that will do in a pinch, but I haven’t been able to find a leave-on spot treatment that does the trick. A few years…

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…