Good Skin Needs Good Skincare Products
Finding the best skin care products can be hard. But we’re testing the latest and greatest innovations in skincare, from drugstore-picked products to luxury beauty brands and everything in between, to find the world’s best, proven skincare products.
BEST FACE SUNSCREEN
LiftActiv Sunscreen Peptide-C Face Moisturizer with SPF 30
Enriched with anti-aging and antioxidant ingredients like peptides and vitamin C, Vichy’s chemical sunscreen lotion tops nearly every category tested by the GH Beauty Lab for facial sunscreens, including moisturizing and mildness. 100% of testers found its texture appealing, easy to apply, and didn’t cause irritation or breakouts. It scored top marks for sun protection and leaving skin feeling hydrated, and it didn’t leave a white mark, it wasn’t sticky, and it didn’t interfere with makeup.
BEST FACE SCRUB
In GH Beauty Lab’s facial scrub tests, Acure’s formula is a blend of walnut shell powder and green clay to cleanse the skin. In a full-coverage makeup remover test, it scored full marks for deep cleansing and topped for purifying and brightening. One tester said: “After using this product, my skin has never been softer.” Another exclaimed: “My facial skin looks so fresh, smooth and bright – I feel like a complete day without makeup. no problem.”
BEST FACE PEEL
The winner of the GH Beauty Labs at-home facial peeling test, the brand is known for its professional spa-grade products, this Dermalogica lactic acid formula was rated best by testers for evening skin tone and wrinkle reduction, 100% sure they’ll do it again use it. “My skin immediately felt smooth and looked even and bright,” marveled one tester. “My skin never feels irritated or dry, and the results are immediate.”
BEST SKINCARE OINTMENT
Heal chapped lips and go beyond with GH Beauty Lab’s Magnum Balm, a GH Seal star and beauty award winner. Experimental data evaluation confirms that it is effective in reducing skin cracking and dryness. Apply to the face and lips before bed to nourish the skin and prevent moisture loss during sleep.
What to Look Out for When Buying the Best Skincare Products
The following guidelines are recommended when looking for the most effective skin care products:
✔️ Choose a reputable brand: Find products from well-known brands with a history of credibility and efficacy.
✔️ Consider your skin type and target: Aim for the labeled formula for your skin type (eg dry, oily, acne prone, sensitive, combination, etc.) or target (eg, anti-aging, brightening, purifying, etc.).
✔️ Find the right price: More expensive skincare isn’t always better; in GH Beauty Lab tests, affordable products work just as well or better than luxury products, so choose the best one that fits your budget best choice.
What are the most important skin care products?
Dermatologists and experts at GH Aesthetic Labs recommend these four skincare products as essential to most skincare routines.
detergent. Face washes remove dirt and impurities from the skin, help prevent dull, clogged pores and breakouts, and also prepare the skin for leave-in products like serums and moisturizers.
serum. Serums contain concentrated skin care ingredients that address specific concerns or goals, such as anti-aging, clarifying and brightening skin.
Moisturizer. All skin types need the hydration of a moisturizing lotion or cream to keep skin healthy, soft and radiant.
sunscreen. Applying sunscreen daily can help prevent sun damage and signs of aging.