Cetaphil

Save or Splurge? Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream vs. Equate Beauty Moisturizing Cream

Is Cetaphil's formula worth paying for, or should you try out Equate's dupe at a fraction of the price?

Store-brand dupes of drugstore mainstays never fail to intrigue me. Why not get the same thing for less moolah? But oftentimes, the items they’re duplicating aren’t exorbitantly expensive in the first place. So the question is: Is it worth splurging just a little more to get the name brand, or should you save a little bit of money and go with the dupe? I don’t have a definitive answer for you. The quality of store-brand dupes can vary, and name brands are under pressure to…

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…

Cetaphil Hydrating Eye Gel Cream Review

This eye gel cream is lightweight and packed with goodies like sodium hyaluronate, bisabolol, licorice root extract, and niacinamide.

The last time I bought a bottle of Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, it included a free sample of Cetaphil Hydrating Eye Gel Cream. What a nice surprise! It looks Cetaphil released this new product sometime in the spring of this year. Cetaphil isn’t just any old drugstore brand—it has gained a cult following among people who like skincare basics that won’t irritate their skin, but still get the job done. So I was excited to see what sort of eye cream Cetaphil had formulated—and if it…