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  1. obsessive tester
    The 22 Best Face Exfoliators for Soft, Velvety SkinIncluding a Kate Somerville best seller and a viral product from Versed.
  2. holiday gifts 2023
    The Best Beauty Advent Calendars to Buy Before They Sell OutA surprise behind every door.
  3. best in class
    The 22 Very Best Skin-Care Products for Redness and RosaceaFrom creams and cleansers to tinted primers and sunscreen.
  4. obsessive tester
    23 Best Under-Eye Creams for Dark CirclesNothing totally eliminates dark circles, but these products come close.
  5. best in class
    The 12 Very Best Face Washes for AcneFrom old-school Neutrogena to a cleansing balm.
  6. recommended by experts
    The Best Skin-Care Products for Accutane Users, According to DermatologistsAll you need to soothe dry skin and chapped lips.
  7. this thing’s incredible
    I’d Gladly Pay 4 Times As Much for This Magical $20 SerumMy skin is plump, hydrated, bright. My rosacea is calmer, too.
  8. the strategist 100
    The Strategist Beauty 100Something for every step of your routine — from your scalp to the soles of your feet.
  9. best in class
    The 16 Very Best Moisturizers for Mature SkinWe polled ten dermatologists for their favorites.
  10. best in class
    The 9 Very Best Callus RemoversIncluding gentle foot files and fast-acting gels.
  11. best in class
    The 14 Very Best Treatments for Eczema“For eczema-prone skin, hydration is the name of the game.”
  12. this thing’s incredible
    Did You Know There’s Goo Gone for Skin?Nothing melts away my medical-patch residue like the blue bottle.
  13. best in class
    The 9 Very Best Products for Preventing and Fading MelasmaIncluding sunscreens, serums, and a brightening treatment.
  14. best in class
    The 11 Very Best Wrinkle CreamsIncluding options with and without retinol and choices for sensitive skin, oily skin, and fragile under-eye skin.
  15. best in class
    The 16 Very Best Body Lotions for Dry SkinIncluding everyday options, lotions for sensitive skin, and products to specifically treat inflamed dry skin and dryness caused by eczema.
  16. best in class
    The 20 Very Best Eye Creams“I would swim in this product if I could.”
  17. best in class
    The 12 Very Best Moisturizers for Dry SkinHyaluronic acid is your best friend.
  18. one stop shop
    All the Best French Beauty Products (That We’ve Written About on the Strategist)Inside: micellar water, a kissproof lip stain, and the only product the late Jane Birkin used in her routine.
  19. one stop shop
    All the Best Face Washes We’ve Ever Written About“This is an all-star product in my skin-care arsenal — it’s something I will always, and I mean always, have next to my sink in case I break out.”
  20. best in class
    The 13 Very Best Drugstore Eye CreamsIncluding options that treat dark circles, fine lines, and puffiness.
  21. one stop shop
    All The Best Japanese Skin-care Products We’ve Written AboutWarning: Your friends may start calling you “Babyface.”
  22. not a professional. just crazy.
    For the Sixth Anniversary of My Google Doc, I Updated ItI’ve found balance for my dry, eczema-, and acne-prone skin.
  23. recommended by experts
    The Best LED Skin-care Devices, According to ExpertsTreat everything from wrinkles to bacne.
  24. what i can’t live without
    What Erin Wasson Can’t Live Without“If I don’t have a bathtub, I’m not a happy camper. I understand Cleopatra so deeply.”
  25. best in class
    The 19 Best Skin-Care Products to Use While Pregnant (and Nursing)Fourteen doctors on the ingredients to absolutely avoid, alternatives to look for, and the best products expectant (and new) moms can use.
  26. best in class
    The 19 Very Best Night CreamsIncluding options for skin that’s acne prone, dry, normal, or aging.
  27. recommended by experts
    The (Occasional) Smoker’s Guide to Skin CareJust one measly cigarette contains over 7,000 chemicals.
  28. best in class
    The 10 Best Pimple PatchesIncluding some that are almost invisible.
  29. recommended by experts
    The Best Snail-Mucin Products, According to ExpertsFor intense hydration, brightening, and anti-aging.
  30. best in class
    The 16 Very Best Moisturizers for Oily SkinThat won’t make you look like a greaseball.
  31. best in class
    The 15 Very Best Cystic-Acne TreatmentsFrom leave-on masks to topical creams.
  32. not a professional. just crazy
    This Serum Fixed My Friend’s Rosacea Weeks Before Her WeddingNaturium’s azelaic acid saved the day.
  33. this thing’s incredible
    I Haven’t Seen One Blackhead Since I Started Using This TonerIt deep-cleans my pores without stripping my skin and doesn’t leave my face feeling tacky.
  34. recommended by experts
    The Best Skin-Care Routine for Your 50s“Skin-care devices should definitely become a priority if you haven’t already introduced any into your routine.”
  35. best in class
    The 14 Very Best Keratosis-Pilaris TreatmentsIncluding exfoliating lotions, cleansers, and scrubs.
  36. best in class
    The 8 Very Best Moisturizers With SPFGet your daily dose of sun protection with no extra steps.
  37. saw something said something
    A Trail of Models Led Us to Hailey Bieber’s Face SteamerShe recommended it to Adwoa Aboah, who recommended it to Camille Charrière.
  38. celebrity shopping
    What Perfume Genius Can’t Live Without“I read an article once about a man that died from drinking too much Diet Coke … and the amount that he drank was less than I drink.”
  39. best of brand
    The Strategist Guide to Shopping at Soko GlamWe’ve rounded up absolutely everything that we at the Strategist have covered from sokoglam.com.
  40. deal of the day
    DHC’s Deep-Cleansing Oil (a Japanese Drugstore Staple) Is 50 Percent Off TodayIt comes recommended by Rio, her skin-care group chat, and expert dermatologists.
  41. best of brand
    The Strategist Guide to Shopping at GlossierIncluding a cleanser beloved by VSCO Girls, a highlighter stick Rio swears by, a bodywash a makeup artist can’t shave without, and, yes, Boy Brow.
  42. this thing’s incredible
    My Mom Still Swears by This ’80s Mud Mask — and Now I Do TooOur skin-care philosophies are practically opposites, but Borghese brought us together.
  43. this thing’s incredible
    This Exfoliating Washcloth Makes My Skin Smoother than a Dolphin’sThe Salux is not merely a bath accessory; it is an agent of metamorphosis.
  44. not a professional. just crazy
    I Use These Four Products Every Morning to Protect My Skin All Day LongThey’re my free-radical fighters.
  45. butt week
    How to Get Rid of Butt Acne, According to DermatologistsA breakdown of how to get rid of a butt breakout.
  46. recommended by experts
    The Best Face Scrubs, According to Dermatologists and FacialistsLeave your OG St. Ives Apricot Scrub behind.
  47. on-site shop
    The Best Skin-Care Routine for Sensitive Skin, According to DermatologistsFeaturing gentle ingredients that won’t cause redness or irritation.
  48. on-site shop
    The Best Skin-Care Routine for Dry Skin, According to DermatologistsWith layers and layers of rich hydration.
  49. on-site shop
    The Best Skin-Care Routine for Oily Skin, According to DermatologistsEverything you need to manage oil and prevent breakouts.
  50. trust me i should know
    The Skin Care Drag Queen Farrah Moan Has Convinced Dozens of Queens to Use“If I’m really, really obsessed with a product, I tell at least 10 or 12 people about it.”
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