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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…

Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield SPF 30 Sunscreen Review

This part-primer, part-sunscreen is truly transparent (won't leave a white cast), non-comedogenic, and offers decent UV protection.

I can’t believe this Saturday is the first day of autumn. But according to the EPA UV index widget, my zip code still had a pretty high UV index today: 6. So don’t go thinking that you can put away the sunscreen just yet (or ever). I’m still slowly working my way through Sephora’s Sun Safety Kit, and today’s post will focus on a chemical sunscreen: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield SPF 30 Sunscreen.