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Cetaphil Sheer Mineral Face Liquid Sunscreen SPF 50 Review

This liquid mineral sunscreen includes niacinamide, bisabolol, allantoin, SPF boosters, and water resistance ingredients to help ensure that the sunscreen stays on.

Cetaphil has a great reputation as a maker of some of the world’s most beloved moisturizers. Their moisturizing lotion is a favorite around here, so I was excited to hear that they introduced a mineral liquid facial sunscreen. SPF 50, water-resistant, and fragrance-free? Yes, yes, and yes. And it’s entirely based on zinc oxide, which is the FDA-approved sunscreen ingredient that is best for sensitive skin, according to my dad. But wait a minuteā€”it’s a mineral sunscreen, so will…

Stratia Soft Touch AHA vs. The Ordinary Mandelic Acid 10% + HA Review

I thought these two mandelic acid peels sounded very similar. But my dad took one look at the ingredients and picked a definitive winner.

Recently, I stumbled upon a product that was quite similar to The Ordinary Mandelic Acid 10% + HA 2%: Stratia Soft Touch AHA. Both products are formulated with 10 percent mandelic acid, and include hyaluronic acid. I asked my dad to compare and contrast the two ingredient lists to see if he thought they were comparable, or if one was superior to the other. Spoiler alert: He strongly preferred one of them for people with sensitive skin!