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With the New Year just beginning, the Beautypedia Research Team thought it the perfect time to take a look back at some of the products we've reviewed in 2013. Of the hundreds of new products reviewed, many were rated favorably but we found 10 that we had to tell you about because they're so disappointing—and often a waste of money! Check out the list below and find out what to use instead!
Those of you who are familiar with the mission of Paula's Choice and Beautypedia likely know we consult published, scientific research on ingredients and all aspects of skin care, and go by strict criteria per category when evaluating makeup, all to help you find the best products. We'll always be up front about why a product got its rating—and the skin-care products below truly rank as the worst of what launched in 2013.
Admittedly, we see more serious missteps with skin care than makeup, but every now and then we review a makeup product that ends up being an awful mess. Here’s what had us asking “What were they thinking” throughout 2013:
So there they are: the worst products that crossed our desks in 2013. No matter the year, know that you can always count on us to help you find the best products for your skin, whether from the Paula’s Choice line or other brands we review. Shopping smarter and spending your money wisely? Now that's beautiful!
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Paula Begoun is the best-selling author of 20 books on skin care and makeup. She is known worldwide as the Cosmetics Cop and creator of Paula's Choice. Paula's expertise has led to hundreds of appearances on national and international television including:
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