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Good Housekeeping May 2018

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beauty scientist

MAKEUP GURU Birnur assessing liquid lipsticks. She and her team took hundreds of measurements to find the ones that stay put. (Mike Garten. Hair and makeup: Nicolae Rita.)WHAT I DO AT GH My Lab tests every lotion and potion to answer your burning beauty questions: Does that moisturizer really hydrate for 24 hours? Can a lipstick stay put through lunch and dinner? Which mascara is actually smudge-proof? (Find out on page 24.) But it’s not only about skincare and makeup — we also analyze everything from water filter efficacy to ingredient toxicity to environmental impact.WHAT I LOVE ABOUT MY JOB After starting out in research and development (making body washes and bars for brands like Dove), it’s so exciting to see things from the other side. Now I get to…

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earning your trust

TESTING, TESTING!Take a peek inside the Beauty Lab: sample tresses being primed for washing (left); blinded shampoos and conditioners ready to be sent to at-home testers (above).There are some moments you never forget — and for me, one standout was my first visit to the Good Housekeeping Institute during my early days on the job. Walking into the Health, Beauty & Environmental Sciences Lab, I remember thinking, Wow. Our chemists were in the middle of a massive evaluation of shampoos and conditioners for color-treated hair. There were strand swatches in every imaginable color and texture laid out on every available surface. I’m talking a lot of hair — I later found out GH spends thousands of dollars each year on real human hair for the most accurate testing. One scientist…

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beauty 100


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amazing anti-agers

STELLAR SPF DAY CREAMROC MULTI CORREXION 5 IN 1 DAILY MOISTURIZER WITH SPF 30, $29, WALMARTThe tester favorite of all the day creams the Lab evaluated, Roc’s formula with sunscreen as well as anti-agers like glycolic acid and retinol measurably smoothed skin’s texture.TESTER NOTES It didn’t irritate eyes and was absorbed fast. “This improved my skin tone and the lines around my eyes,” one said. “My husband noticed!”LAB LOWDOWN Digital imaging with the Visia Complexion Analyzer after four weeks of daily use showed an 11% improvement in skin texture.POWERHOUSE NIGHT CREAMALGENIST OVERNIGHT RESTORATIVE CREAM, $94, SEPHORAA cocktail of collagen boosters like antioxidant vitamins C and E and peptides, Algenist’s rich cream deeply moisturizes and diminishes spots — while you sleep.TESTER NOTES “This really is removing my dark spots,” one said.…

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super skincare

SOFTENING FACIAL OILLA PRAIRIE CELLULAR SWISS ICE CRYSTAL DRY OIL, $335, LAPRAIRIE.COMA worth-it splurge, La Prairie’s almond-and-sunflower-oil formula hydrated better than 15 other top performers in the Lab’s face oil test.TESTER NOTES “Very luxurious,” it left skin “soft without being greasy,” a tester said. “It made my face glow” and “My friends immediately noticed!” others raved.LAB LOWDOWN It increased moisturization by 13% over six hours, according to calculations with the Lab’s Corneometer device, which measures skin hydration levels.ULTRA-HYDRATING GEL-CREAMGH SEAL STAR NEUTROGENA HYDROBOOST GEL-CREAM EXTRA-DRY SKIN, $20, DRUGSTORESLike a cool drink for your face, this plush, refreshing Neutrogena gel is water-light but seriously quenches dry skin thanks to glycerin and hyaluronic acid, which holds up to 1,000 times its weight in H2O.LAB LOWDOWN The oil-free formulation immediately moisturizes, with results…

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outstanding eyes

EASY-ON EYELINERREVLON COLORSTAY EXACTIFY LIQUID LINER, $12, DRUGSTORESRevlon is reinventing the (eyeliner) wheel with a revolutionary circular applicator that lets you roll on a flawless, precise line that lasts — fast.TESTER NOTES “The wheel makes a really thin, crisp line,” one said. “You could swim across the ocean and this eyeliner would not come off!” another raved.LAB LOWDOWN Testers gave it near-perfect scores for smooth application without skipping and forming targeted pigmented lines that didn’t smudge or fade.MOISTURIZING EYE CREAMCHANEL LE LIFT CRÈME YEUX FIRMING ANTI-WRINKLE EYE CREAM, $105, CHANEL.COMBlanket your delicate eye area in luxe nourishment with this rich Chanel formula, the most hydrating of all eye creams the Lab tested.TESTER NOTES “Flat-out amazing,” one marveled. “My skin feels baby-smooth, and it softened the lines and wrinkles around my…