Road Tests

May 2007
Real Simple;May2007, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p15
The article presents information on road testers of various products. The road testers of the journal are real people with various body and skin types. Testers put products through their paces in real-life situations and evaluate them again and again. So, the journal can be used as guide for shopping by the readers.


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