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Borage Therapy Dry Skin Lotion review

This fragrance-free lotion is rich and soothing, but not the least bit greasy. Plus, we explore the benefits of borage seed oil.

As a kid, I collected many things: stickers, bouncy balls, pencils, stamps, rocks…I guess I sound like a hoarder, eh? Now that I live in a small apartment in NYC, I can’t do that anymore. But I do still let myself collect one thing: hand lotions, especially ones that are packaged in small, travel-friendly tubes. I justify this habit by telling myself that I’m going to end up using it at some point, so each new item will only temporarily take up a bit of precious real estate in…

Whole Foods Gentle Skin Cleanser vs. Cetaphil: Which one reigns supreme?

Which one is the superior 'gentle' skin cleanser and why?

Sometimes name brands are worth the extra cost (as we established in our last edition of “Save or Splurge?”, the CVS-brand generic version of CeraVe moisturizing cream just wasn’t up to snuff). But other times, things are a bit less clear. I’ve been using Whole Foods’ 365 Everyday Value Gentle Skin Cleanser over the past few months, and it’s hard to deny that the packaging is almost a direct duplicate of Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser’s design and color…