7 Skin Care Products That Will Make You Look Younger
The best products for your face
by Holly Dawsey
Zap zits, smooth fine lines, brighten eyes—the following products do all that and more, and they're dermatologist-approved. These are the best skin care products of 2015, as chosen by Health editors, celebrity makeup artists, beauty bloggers, and MDs.
Ilana Blitzer, Health beauty director; Paul Cucinello, celebrity hair stylist in Los Angeles and New York City; Francesca Fusco, MD, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City; Suzy Gerstein, New York City celebrity makeup artist; Julie Kandalec, celebrity manicurist and creative director of Paintbox in New York City; Joanna Simkin, New York City celebrity makeup artist; Alexis Wolfer, founder ofTheBeautyBean.com; Jessica Wu, MD, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Souther California School of Medicine in Los Angeles
Benzac Intensive Spot Treatment ($10; amazon.com)
"The gel sinks in fast and goes deep to kill bacteria without overly drying," says dermatologist Jessica Wu, MD.
Brightening Hydrogel Mask ($8;sephora.com)
Vitamins and peptides deliver instant radiance. "It’s like a quickie for skin!" jokes Ilana Blitzer, Health's beauty director.
SPF for face
Skinceuticals Physical Matte UV Defense SPF 50 ($24;amazon.com)
A physical block with a barely-there feel? "I'm impressed," Dr. Wu says. "It left my skin velvety." The mattifying tint doubles as foundation.
Foreo Luna ($139; sephora.com)
One side has silicone bristles to amp up your cleanse; the other has a massage pad. "The pulses mimic office devices I use to tighten skin," says dermatologist Francesca Fusco, MD
Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta MediSpa Peel ($110;sephora.com)
An impressive 15 acids improve texture and tone. Raves Dr. Fusco, "You'd think it was made from the Fountain of Youth."
Burt’s Bees Renewal Firming Day Lotion with SPF ($16;amazon.com)
The featherweight formula gives serious hydration plus potent anti-agers, Dr. Wu says.
Garnier Ultra-Lift Miracle Sleeping Cream ($17; ulta.com)
Found: a nongreasy rejuvenator. "When I awoke," reports beauty blogger Alexis Wolfer, "it looked like I had spent a week relaxing at a spa."