We asked New York City dermatologist Joshua Zeichner for his list of the most effective skin-care products at the drugstore. 

 

By Joshua Zeichner
January 29, 2018
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“Antioxidants are like fire extinguishers for skin inflamed by environmental factors like UV light and pollution,” explains Dr. Zeichner. “Wear under sunscreen for the best protection.” To buy: $55; cvs.com.
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“Apply this before anti-aging products to prevent irritation,” says Dr. Zeichner (@joshzeichnermd), the director of cosmetic and clinical research in dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital.

To buy: $14.50; cvs.com.

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“SPF is crucial all year round. This one gets the job done while also hydrating.”

To buy: $14; target.com.

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“Winter weather can leave skin feeling sensitive,” says Dr. Zeichner. “Switch out your face cleanser for a soap-free formula that’s pH-balanced. I often recommend cleansers formulated for babies, as I know they’ll be gentle enough.”

To buy: $8; cvs.com

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“Antioxidants are like fire extinguishers for skin inflamed by environmental factors like UV light and pollution,” explains Dr. Zeichner. “Wear under sunscreen for the best protection.”

To buy: $55; cvs.com.

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“Retinol strengthens the skin to fill in wrinkles—and prevent new ones from settling in.”

To buy: $25; ulta.com.

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“This formula creates a protective seal over elbows and knees without feeling greasy.”

To buy: $7; walmart.com.