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Origins GinZing Gel Moisturizer Review

This gel moisturizer is lightweight and great for oily skin like mine. I love using it in the morning under sunscreen.

Origins GinZing Gel Moisturizer was included in the Origins bestseller gift set I received as a Christmas present. It’s pretty similar to the Origins’s GinZing Eye Cream that I reviewed a few months ago, but more citrusy and “zing”-y, if that makes sense. If you love the smell of oranges, you’ll love this moisturizer. And if you have oily, acne-prone skin, this is a great gel moisturizer to incorporate into your routine.

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.

CeraVe Renewing SA Cleanser Review

This gentle cleanser exfoliates skin with salicylic acid, and includes ceramides, niacinamide, and other ingredients that help enhance your skin.

Lately I’ve come to realize that salicylic acid is an underrated over-the-counter ingredient. For a long time, I only associated salicylic acid with acne face washes, spot treatments, and the like. But it’s actually a very versatile skin care ingredient that helps people who have psoriasis and keratosis pilaris (“rough and bumpy” skin). And it’s classified as a beta hydroxy acid, aka a chemical exfoliant that helps improve the texture of skin and fine lines, without…