Review

Aveeno Moisturizing Bar for Dry Skin formula change + review

What changed in the Aveeno Moisturizing Bar for Dry Skin's new formula? Let's hear My Dad the Chemist's take on the changes.

I love to travel—and I always have a hard time squeezing everything into my TSA-approved bag of beauty products. So I’m always curious about solid versions of skincare staples, including Aveeno Moisturizing Bar for Dry Skin, which is marketed as a facial cleansing bar for sensitive skin. It comes packaged in a simple paper box and could easily fit into my backpack when I’m traveling. Since it’s 100% solid and 0% liquid, it won’t take up any room in my precious…

Fleur & Bee Face Cream Review: A rich, fragrance-free moisturizer

This face cream is chock full of beneficial ingredients that have been shown to deliver hydrating, soothing, and anti-aging benefits.

I recently got to try out a few products from Fleur & Bee, a skincare company that just launched a few days ago. Fleur & Bee is focused on delivering natural, vegan skincare products that are priced under $35. If you need another reason to give this company’s products a try, you might be happy to hear that Fleur & Bee donates 1% of its profits to Days for Girls, an organization that works to help women and girls get access to menstrual care and education.

Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion Review: A rich but non-comedogenic, non-irritating moisturizer

This non-comedogenic moisturizer is richer and thicker than CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion, but less thick than a cream—a great option for dry climates.

Everyone in my family has dry, sensitive skin (either eczema or psoriasis all around), so we always need a bottle of lotion in every room. Recently, my parents have gotten really into Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion. Last time I visited them, this was the brand that was in every room of the house. Anyway, I was drawn to the minimalist packaging and the words “non-comedogenic” made me wonder if I could use it as a facial moisturizer. Lo and behold, I could—and I did. I even brought it…