TODAY | January 24, 2013
>>> a row " better homes and gardens " is out with the best new products of the year.
>> everything from mascara to detergent to yogurt. all picked by consumers like you. here to share some of the winners is ellen miller, the magazine's beauty editor.
>> you got that.
>> how, hom, how are you?
>> these are all voted on by --
>> we worked with an independent market research firm. they surveyed 77,000 consumers all across the country to decide what products resonate most with them in their day to day lives. 63 winners. we a few of them.
>> different categories. begin with beverages.
>> this is a taste ri vana. real coconut water . and shoppers said that they loved it because it was healthy and refreshing. and then meredith, i know that you are a big fan of this product. for butter and spreads be use land o lakes .
>> that is not my preference.
>> land o lakes uses olive oil and sea salt .
>> it's great.
>> is it so much better than the regular kind of butter?
>> it combines two ingredients that they're already using.
>> butter always better than margarine too. healthier.
>> we have the alexia sweet potato puffs. these are bursting with flavor, and they're trans- fat free .
>> now you love?
>> these are delicious.
>> so excited.
>> what makes these special?
>> they're the duncan hines red velvet -- they come with the cream cheese frosting mix, and consumers said that they were really easy to make.
>> would you like a bite?
>> i can't.
>> because i'm on a cleanse.
>> you told me to drink wine.
>> this is the yoplait smoothie with greek yogurt .
>> it has dairy? i can't do that either.
>> it said it was healthy and refresh.
>> i'm sure it is.
>> i'm all into these kind of products. this is the zip lock perfect portion bag. say you buy some chicken at the supermarket. you're just going to slip this over your hand. you can pick up the raw meat. it's sanitary. you put it in the zip lock.
>> you put in a normal zip lock.
>> it prevents freezer burn .
>> this is the favorite of a lot of people. people don't like measuring their tide.
>> this is a lazy person.
>> these are the single dose laundry detergent . now, what's fantastic about this is that shoppers said that they're convenient. you don't have to measure it.
>> it's much easier do you brake this open?
>> no, just stick it in the laundry.
>> that dissolves. the plastic?
>> i stand corrected.
>> again, shoppers love the fact that this is convenient and you don't have to actually pour it you into the dish washer.
>> because that takes so much extra time to actually open the bottle and pour it in.
>> you'll love this. the gillette venus and olay raiser. it eliminates the need for shaving cream . haven't bought shaving cream since.
>> we need to try it.
>> honestly, you don't worry about nicks. i know why you said that.
>> then for the guys we have the gillette fusion pro glide. it's a triple threat . it trims, edges, and shapes.
>> these are all reasonably price snd.
>> available at drug stores .
>> i did hurt my back, and i'm serious about this.
>> you're going to love this.
>> this is a bengay menthol pain-relieving gel.
>> just rub it on wherever it is.
>> puts it right on.
>> these are vitacrave gummies. they taste great. consumer said they were easier to take than a pill.
>> oh, yeah.
>> that's great because you feel like you're eating candy.
>> we have the olay regenerist. this is the fragrance free variance. it's moisturizing, but it's moisturizing, and it goes on and won't gum up your make-up.
>> put that on in the morning. i'm wearing all the beauty products today.
>> why don't you just run through the last couple of.
>> we have the bare minerals ready spf 20 foundation. it's anti-aging. shoppers loved that it goes on light. it gives great coverage. we had the loreal color correct lipstick. they come in great trendy spring colors, but moisturizing on the lips. great for the cold weather . mascara, so important, we have the maybelline plush mascara that won't flake off. finally, we these amazing eyeliners from cover girl. their cream collection. they have this amazing smudging tip.
>> i'm looking at your face, and you look gorgeous. are you really wearing all that?