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Peter Thomas Roth Max Sheer All Day Moisture Sunscreen Review

This chemical sunscreen includes beneficial ingredients like allantoin, vitamin E, aloe, and ceramides.

Slowly but surely, I’m going to review all the sunscreens in Sephora’s Sun Safety Kit 2018. Today, we’ll be focusing on Peter Thomas Roth Max Sheer All Day Moisture Sunscreen, which is a chemical sunscreen that includes a bunch of other antioxidants and moisturizing ingredients, including vitamins A, C, and E, pro-vitamin B5 (panthenol), aloe, and ceramides. But while writing this post, I also discovered just how confusing and unreliable ingredient lists can beā€”even when…

Kiehl's Ultimate Strength Hand Salve Review

Does this high-end lotion live up to its claims? Plus, we blow a cover on the other 1% problem: FDA regulations on order of ingredients.

I first heard about Kiehl’s in high school, when one of my classmates (who had the smoothest, most beautiful, blemish-free skin) told me that she was a big fan of Kiehl’s products. I didn’t think much about it at the time, until my sister mentioned it to me a few years ago. She recommended Kiehl’s Ultimate Strength Hand Salve, and when I tried it, I liked the nice eucalyptus scent. It makes you feel like you’re doing something healthy, like drinking green juice.