We all want to get the most out of our skincare routines. That's a fact. But getting the most milage out of your skincare cocktail requires targeting your very individual and specific needs. Unfortunately, no single product works for everyone under the sun. But the good news? There are quite a few products that skincare aficionados and experts return to time and time again to give the skin a targeted plumping, retexturizing, toning, and brightening.
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Let's face it, some new device or treatment seems to launch onto the market daily, making it hard to figure out where you should actually focus your time, energy and money. And there's now a spectrum of how people approach their skin care routine these days: On one end you have the step skin care regimen that is followed religiously and on the other you have someone who swipes a makeup wipe across their face at night before falling into bed. No matter where you fall on that spectrum neither example is necessarily ideal there's always room to learn and get back to the basics. To cut through the noise, I asked two dermatologists about how you should actually take care of your skin in this age of beauty influencers, products galore and general skincare confusion.
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As your skin begins looking plumper, clearer, and all around more vibrant, you start to feel glowier on the inside, too. With thousands of trending options out there, it can be tough to decide which products are worth a try. Check out the MVPs of the skincare world and the products you should try first from each brand.
As anyone who's ever perused the aisles of a beauty specialty store or even a drugstore! That's why each year in the Good Housekeeping Institute Beauty Lab , our scientists rigorously test skincare products, from moisturizers to cleansers , exfoliators , anti-aging treatments , and more from drugstore to high-end beauty brands and everything in between: To find the ones that measurably show results in Lab tests, and that consumers also love using. For our testing, GH Beauty Lab scientists send label-masked skincare products from hundreds of brands to a panel of thousands of women across the country and solicit real, unbiased feedback from consumers with a range of skin types. We also take scientific measurements in the Lab using instruments to evaluate the results, such as the Corneometer, which measures skin's moisture levels , and the Visia Complexion Analyzer, a digital imaging device that can track changes in skin, including the size and depth of wrinkles , pore count , and dark spots.