Comodogenic

Drunk Elephant Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser review

This fragrance-free cleanser does a great job of removing physical tinted sunscreen without overly stripping your skin of moisture.

Drunk Elephant has to be one of my favorite names for a company, ever. The origin behind the name is interesting, too—apparently, it’s based on a myth that says elephants get drunk off eating the fruit from marula trees. The company includes marula oil as a key ingredient in many of its products (more on that later). Since Sephora’s birthday bonus was a pack of two popular Drunk Elephant products, I decided that it was a good time to try them out.

MUJI moisturizing face soap review

MUJI's moisturizing face soap is creamy but nothing to write home about. And it contains three comodogenic ingredients (per Acne.org's list).

I’m not spontaneous person—my idea of taking a risk is buying skincare products IRL at unexpected places, like Trader Joe’s, TJ Maxx, or Whole Foods, without Googling them on my phone. This stands in stark contrast with my usual shopping habits, which consist of minutes hours of diligently reading reviews online before finally clicking “Add to Cart.” I recently took a chance on an IRL purchase of MUJI Face Soap Moisture—and boy, do I wish I hadn’t. I used it over…