Mineral oil

Save or Splurge? Aquaphor Healing Ointment vs. Vaseline Petroleum Jelly

Is Aquaphor's formula worth paying for, or should you just opt for good ol' Vaseline? Plus, what's the diff between mineral oil and petrolatum?

I love a good ointment. When I get a prescription for topical eczema medication, I always ask for an ointment, not a cream, because I think it’s more effective for my dry skin. So when I noticed a tube of Aquaphor Healing Ointment in my sister’s house, I was excited to give it a try. My hands were feeling pretty dry in that Vegas winter weather. After I scanned the ingredient list, I decided not to use it because it contains lanolin. Unfortunately, my skin isn’t a fan of…

CeraVe Moisturizing Cream versus the CeraVe Baby Moisturizing Cream

Which of these moisturizing creams is better for people of all ages?

I always assume that companies are more mindful of the ingredients in products that they market to babies. I’m not sure if this is actually true, but if you have sensitive skin, I don’t think it’s a bad idea to take a look at baby products, if you aren’t doing so already. On the other hand, baby products tend to be more expensive (just like how products automatically become pricier if you’re buying them for a wedding). The difference is that baby personal care…

Suave Silkening Lotion with Baby Oil review

This lotion is heavily fragranced, which means it's probably not an ideal choice for anyone with sensitive skin. It's also very watery, which makes it less

When I was at my parents’ house about a month ago, I noticed an open bottle of Suave Silkening Lotion with Baby Oil in the bathroom. My last experience with a Suave product did not go so well, so I’ve been wary of using any product that contains DMDM Hydantoin and/or fragrances ever since then. However, I can never resist the opportunity to try out a new hand lotion, so I decided to try out just a little bit. TL;DR, this lotion is a really great option for anyone who loves the scent…