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Make Your Own Potting Bench
Basil • A few leaves of this fragrant and slightly sweet herb brighten up any summer dish. Think beyond pesto with these recipes from our Test Kitchen:
Doing It for Ourselves!
This Month • I Can’t Wait to…
Reap the Benefits From the Sea • Dip into the wave of skincare ingredients derived from aquatic sources. GH Beauty Lab experts and dermatologists take a deep dive into what works for different skin needs and goals. Turn the page for details.
Make a Splash with These Skin Savers
GET THE Hair You Want • No need to fuss over your locks in the heat: We have (almost) effortless summer style inspiration that will flatter any length and texture, plus fast pro how-tos.
GET RID OF Hair You Don’t Want • Follow the GH Beauty Lab’s expert cheat sheet for every category of at-home body-hair removal to find the method that’s best for you—and guarantee smooth, silky skin you’ll want to show off all season.
best of the test EPILATORS • These cutting-edge at-home hair-removal devices were unrivaled at delivering long-lasting smoothness.
Add pizzazz to a small bathroom • Uninterrupted from floor to wall, these playful geometric shower tiles help create the illusion of a larger bathroom. A transom window shows off the surrounding forest, while the thick shower wall is the perfect depth for displaying greenery — “a tangible way of bringing nature inside,” says designer Regan Baker.
Make Over Any Room • Add instant style and a personal touch to blank walls with paintings, books, keepsakes and more.
LIGHT Right • Give every room a glow-up with the right fixtures, the best bulbs and these how-to tips from designers.
inside the GH Cleaning Lab • Our cleaning dynamo shares her tips and tricks to tackle your toughest cleaning challenges and all your trouble spots.
Life + Health
Book of the Month • In every issue, the GH Book Club brings you one feel-good read. Here’s our June pick.
GET STRONGER IN YOUR LIVING ROOM • Build endurance and strength with these effective at-home exercises that work for any fitness level.
KEEPYOUR KIDS SAFE • The number one way? Keep guns locked up.
inside the GH Nutrition Lab • GH’s own registered dietitian and personal trainer empowers you to make smart decisions for a nutritious diet and a healthy lifestyle.
Sleep Stars • Achieve your best rest with top-tested bedding essentials. The GH Textiles Lab extensively evaluated sleep gear using lab equipment and feedback from more than 500 consumer testers. These winners — from best-in-class basics to problem-solving innovations — will help you drift blissfully off to dreamland.
How to DO ANYTHING BETTER • Our pros share their expertise to help you get things done around the house. Learn how to measure ingredients masterfully, mix a mean martini, manage that mountain of laundry and more!
tested this month DEHUMIDIFIERS • High humidity inside your home can lead to musty smells and make it a breeding ground for mold and mildew. A top-notch dehumidifier will dry the air in no time. Here, our best picks:
Dazzle with Salad
HOW-TO Up Your Staycation Game • Lean into these tips, tricks and recipes for your tastiest summer yet. Good days (and meals) ahead!
EASY WEEKNIGHTS • Make a fresh and delicious dinner in less time than you’d need to order takeout.
make your own TAHINI • Whip up the Middle Eastern staple at home with just one ingredient and the push of a button. The sesame paste’s unique earthy flavor adds savory depth to dips, dinner, dessert and more.