I always read reviews of a product prior to purchasing them. While a beauty editor may give a product rave reviews or the company provides slick advertising promising to take off 20 years in 6 weeks, I want to know what real women have to say about it and if it’s claims of scientific results are real.
Enter the Good Housekeeping Research Institute. Not only do they conduct tests of a product in the lab, they also conduct lab tests. GHRI goes on further to explain how they came up with this year’s best anti aging skin products:
The full list can be seen here, but I’ve highlighted some of the items on the list that were surprising, as pricey doesn’t always equal better:
- Best Nightcream: It’s a tie- L’Oréal Paris Advanced RevitaLift Deep-Set Wrinkle Repair Night Creme ($20, drugstores) and Vichy LiftActiv Retinol HA Night ($42, CVS)
- Best Eyecream: Olay Pro-X Eye Restoration Complex ($42, drugstores)
- Best Body Lotion: Fresh Sugar Açai Age-Delay Body Cream ($65, Sephora)
- Best At Home Peel: Boots No7 Advanced Renewal Anti-ageing Glycolic Peel Kit ($25, Target)