Consumer Reports

Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Poor-performing portable air conditioners Consumer Reports: Poor-performing portable air conditioners (Video)
Portable air conditioners sound like an easy solution for cooling a room that can’t accommodate a window air conditioner, but many are returned by unhappy customers. So Consumer Reports tested 8 from Honeywell, Haier, Frigidaire and Sunpentown, ranging in price from $250 to more than $500 dollars.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Best sunless tanners Consumer Reports: Best sunless tanners (Video)
If you’re craving a summer tan but worried about those damaging ultraviolet rays, a self-tanner might be just the thing. Consumer Reports checked out six popular self-tanning sprays and lotions ranging from about $8 to $35 to see whether they offer a golden glow.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Tracking teen drivers Consumer Reports: Tracking teen drivers (Video)
Car accidents are the number one cause of death for teenagers. Teens are inexperienced drivers, and they tend to speed. Consumer Reports has tested three devices that you install in the car to keep tabs on your teenage driver.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Best buy sunscreens Consumer Reports: Best buy sunscreens (Video)
A Consumer Reports survey finds half of sunscreen wearers say what’s most important is the SPF, or sun protection factor. But Consumer Reports’ lab tests reveal that you can’t always rely on that claim.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Long-lasting nail polish Consumer Reports: Long-lasting nail polish (Video)
A beautiful manicure is a great finishing touch to your look. But it loses its glamor when it starts to chip. Consumer Reports tested seven nail polishes, including several that claim to last a long time. All were applied with a base and top coat if the brand had one.