CeraVe skincare products: A texture comparison

Comparing the texture and post-application 'skinfeel' of four CeraVe products.

Like the mouthfeel of a wine, the texture of skincare products is incredibly important—it’s one of the most important factors that helps me decide if I like a skincare product or not. Many of the unpronounceable ingredients in typical skincare products are there to provide texture.

Save or Splurge? CeraVe daily moisturizing lotion vs. Equate

Comparing CeraVe daily moisturizing lotion and the generic Walmart version. Spoiler alert: They're more similar than you think!

I’ve never tried Walmart beauty or personal care products before, but the other day, I was browsing the Walmart website and I noticed that Equate (Walmart’s house brand) makes a generic version of CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion. This post will compare these two products’ ingredients side by side to see if you it’s worth splurging on CeraVe, or saving a few bucks by buying Equate instead.

Save or Splurge? CeraVe moisturizing cream vs. CVS moisturizing cream

Pop quiz: Can my dad tell the difference between CeraVe moisturizing cream and the generic CVS version? Spoiler alert: YES.

We may not haggle here in America (at least, not in the big box stores), but boy, we do love a good sale. One of my mom’s favorite sayings is, “Never pay full price,” so I feel like I’ve failed my second-generation upbringing if I pay full price for anything.