facial sunscreen

Cotz Plus SPF 58 Mineral Sunscreen review

I picked up this physical sunscreen at my local TJ Maxx—but unfortunately, it turned out to be a bit too oily for my skin.

My local TJ Maxx recently revamped its layout, and significantly improved its beauty section. I was really excited to score two physical sunscreens, each priced at less than 50 percent of their retail value. One of them was CoTZ Plus SPF 58 Mineral Sunscreen, which I’m reviewing today.

Save or Splurge? Neutrogena Age Shield vs. CVS Health Age Defense Sunscreen

Which option has stronger anti-aging claims in this head-to-head comparison?

I find drug store versions of name brand skincare products to be pretty fascinating. Recently I saw some pretty bold anti-aging claims on two SPF 70 sunscreen options at CVS. One was from the name brand (Neutrogena), while the other was CVS’s generic version, under a very similar name (Age Defense rather than Neutrogena’s Age Shield). A shield is a type of defense, so I think this is pretty much a case where the marketing team looked up “shield” in the thesaurus when it…

EltaMD vs. CoTZ: Tinted physical sunscreen showdown

Which option wins in this head-to-head comparison?

I’ve been pretty happy with Australian Gold Tinted Face Sunscreen SPF 50, but if you ask me, you can never have enough good physical sunscreen options…so I’ve been keeping an eye out for new ones to try. EltaMD is at the top of my list because I’ve heard such good things about it on Reddit—and it looks like a pretty reputable brand. The company even shares its SPF testing results publicly on its website (even though my dad thinks this is suspicious).