We hyper-focus on fighting the fine lines on our face so much, that we sometimes forget that the rest of our skin needs some TLC, too. From blotchy patches on arms to wrinkles on the neck or chest, the body can show signs of aging at the same clip as our face -- but you don't have to sit back and watch it happen. Read on to discover an arsenal of body products that will help turn back the hands of time.View Slideshow
It's a common catch-22 of cosmetics: The older you get, the more coverage you need. But the more you pile it on, the older you look. Sigh. The reason: The wrong formula can look cake-y and settle into lines and wrinkles. Fortunately, there are foundations out there that will cover imperfections and make your skin look smoother, more luminous, and years younger. Here are our top picks.View Slideshow
When it comes to wrinkle prevention, you're on it -- and you have a bathroom counter full of anti-aging products to prove it. But did you know some of your efforts might be in vain -- or worse, make you look even older than you really are? Here's how you might be damaging your skin without realizing it.View Slideshow
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You don't have to spend big bucks to get gorgeous skin. Just ask some of the top dermatologists in the country. Finding products that work -- at a great price -- comes down to knowing a little about what skincare ingredients do (and don't do). Click through to see dermatologists' top picks for beauty bargains.
Infused with a hefty dose of retinol, this serum tackles crow's feet, fine lines, and wrinkles. "You'll start to see them start to soften in about week," says Debra Jaliman, M.D., a dermatologist and author of Skin Rules. "This serum also contains hyaluronic acid, which helps prevent the dryness caused by other products that contain retinol."
This DIY microdermabrasion kit scores bonus points for having undergone clinical trials, proving it’s safe for at-home use. “It's remarkable how smooth and soft it makes the skin feel without leaving it stripped or over-exfoliated,” adds Doris Day, M.D., clinical associate professor of dermatology at the New York University Langone Medical Center. Bonus: Removing that layer of dead, dull cells will help your wrinkle-fighting serums and creams penetrate the skin, improving their effectiveness.
Ask any dermatologist and they’ll tell you that the real fountain of youth can be found in a bottle of sunscreen. Jeanine Downie, a dermatologist in Montclair, New Jersey, is loyal to this hypoallergenic pick because it’s less likely to irritate. Plus, “wearing sunblock rain or shine decreases your incidence of skin cancer, and you’ll have fewer sunspots, fine lines, and moles,” she says.
Good ingredients are what make a drugstore product powerful, says Ranella Hirsch, M.D., a Cambridge, Massachusetts dermatologist. Hyaluronic acid, a potent moisturizer that is absorbed easily by the skin, and lipohydroxy acid, a gentle exfoliating ingredient, team up in this serum to stimulate collagen, smooth wrinkles, and plump skin.
Brown spots can age a face as much as wrinkles. "This skin lightening product uses retinol, soy extract, and vitamins C and E to help clear brown spots from the face and body," says cosmetic dermatologist Wendy E. Roberts, M.D.
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