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  1. recommended by experts
    The Best Cystic-Acne Treatments, According to DermatologistsFrom leave-on masks to topical creams.
  2. sunday circular
    10 Things That Delighted Us: From Phoebe Bridgers’s Sheets to Pretty Pill CasesIncluding beginner-friendly CBD edibles, a better-than-Byredo candle, and “revelatory” tiny trash bags.
  3. this thing’s incredible
    I Owe My Rosacea-Free Face to a Goat Named Admiral FrodoNothing got rid of my rosacea, until I found this goat’s milk soap.
  4. recommended by experts
    The Best Body Lotions for Dry Skin, According to DermatologistsIncluding everyday options; lotions for dry, sensitive skins; and specific products to treat inflamed dry skin and dryness caused by eczema.
  5. recommended by experts
    The Best Moisturizers for Dry Skin, According to DermatologistsHyaluronic acid is your best friend.
  6. face time
    19 Under-Eye Creams That Actually WorkNothing totally obliterates dark circles, but these come close.
  7. recommended by experts
    How to Get Rid of (and Prevent) Acne Scars, According to DermatologistsFor pimples that are gone but not forgotten.
  8. recommended by experts
    The Best Skin-Care Products for Redness and Rosacea, According to ExpertsFrom creams and cleansers to tinted primers and sunscreen.
  9. people’s choice
    The Best Moisturizers With SPF on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviews“My face does not leave home without it!”
  10. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: Can You Help Me Assemble Toiletry Kits for Tween Boys?A selection of user-friendly basics — from deodorant to face wash to starter razors and skin care — and some teen-approved bags to put them in.
  11. recommended by experts
    Is There Anything (Nonsurgical) You Can Do About Your Neck?Dermatologists weigh in on the turkey-neck conundrum.
  12. recommended by experts
    The Best Hair Products for Acne-Prone Skin, According to DermatologistsIncluding fragrance-free conditioner, plant-based dry shampoo, and even oil-free curl cream.
  13. recommended by experts
    The Best Moisturizers for Mature Skin, According to DermatologistsWe polled 13 dermatologists for their favorites.
  14. recommended by experts
    The Best Skin-Care Products for Accutane Users, According to DermatologistsStart stocking up on Aquaphor.
  15. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Beauty Advent Calendars to Buy Before They Sell Out“Behind every door there’s something new to try.”
  16. recommended by experts
    The Best Products for Preventing and Fading Melasma, According to DermatologistsIncluding sunscreens, serums, and a brightening treatment.
  17. recommended by experts
    The Best Wrinkle Creams, According to Dermatologists and FacialistsIncluding options with SPF, and others for getting rid of pesky under-eye wrinkles.
  18. recommended by experts
    The Best Night Creams, According to DermatologistsIncluding the cream one facialist calls “truly magic in a jar.”
  19. recommended by experts
    The Best Moisturizers for Oily Skin, According to DermatologistsThat won’t make you look like a greaseball.
  20. trust me i should know
    10 Self-Care Products (From Tea to Hair Oil) If You Want to ‘Shop Melanated’Beauty products, yoga classes, books, teas, and other things to nourish and pamper the body and mind, all from Black creators or Black-owned entities.
  21. recommended by experts
    The Best Face Washes for Acne, According to Dermatologists and FacialistsFrom old-school (Neutrogena, manuka honey) to Japanese oil.
  22. recommended by experts
    The Best Face Washes, According to Dermatologists and Skin-Care ExpertsA face wash for every skin type, recommended by skin-care experts.
  23. recommended by experts
    The Best Body Serums, According to DermatologistsBecause sometimes a body lotion alone doesn’t cut it.
  24. people’s choice
    The Best Callus Removers on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“You won’t believe how much you love the nasty sheets of skin falling off your feet.”
  25. your shopping cart
    What Strategist Readers Are Buying: Neck Fans and Eye MasksPlus, literally every type of face mask, from fabric to disposable to face shield.
  26. this thing’s incredible
    I’ve Retired Mrs. Meyer’s for These (Even Eco-Friendlier) Canadian Soaps“Between their reasonable prices and ethos, the products remind me of Mrs. Meyer’s — if Mrs. Meyer was more concerned with deforestation.”
  27. not a professional. just crazy.
    I Can’t Stop Covering My Lips, Eyes, and Face With This Line of Nourishing MasksThey’ve seemingly just clicked with people, from celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Emma Stone to skin-care obsessives like me.
  28. this thing’s incredible
    The Vitamin-C-Infused Eye Cream That (Finally) Got Me Off of Banana BrightIt beats my former favorite by a mile.
  29. sales sales sales
    10 Things On Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Supergoop to TheoryIncluding a non-Kanken backpack from Fjallraven and a sunscreen stick for sensitive skin.
  30. micro sales
    18 Things Still On Sale From Our Two-Day (Actually Good) SaleLots of Strategist best hits, like an easy-to-clean dog bed and a size-inclusive jumpsuit are (still) the cheapest we’ve ever seen.
  31. sunday circular
    8 Products That Delighted Us Last Week: From Dishwashers to UnitardsIncluding a vitamin-C serum made for melanated skin, a do-it-all garment for the leggings averse, and a toothbrush made for tweens.
  32. trust me i should know
    16 Things to Buy (From Sweatsuits to Skin Care) If You Want to ‘Shop Melanated’My parents, Magic and Cookie Johnson, always told me that, as consumers, supporting Black businesses creates generational wealth for our community.
  33. recommended by experts
    How to Treat and Prevent Maskne, According to DermatologistsFrom picking the right mask to the best (minimal) makeup.
  34. this thing’s incredible
    This Baby Balm Disappears My Itchy, Inflamed Mosquito BitesIt’s vegan, cruelty-free, and feels like Vaseline.
  35. micro sales
    Everything Worth Copping at Herbivore Botanicals 30 Percent Off SaleA dead-skin-buffing scrub, a facial oil that makes me shimmery, and a exfoliating facial-in-a-jar.
  36. not a professional. just crazy.
    This Lightweight Moisturizer Has Healed My Blotchy Summer SkinIt quenches my skin without leaving behind that oily, slippery glaze.
  37. not a professional. just crazy.
    Help Me, Rio: I Have Ingrowns All Over“In the past, I would get them along my bikini line. Lately, they’re popping up on my armpits and even on my calves. How do I fix this?”
  38. micro sales
    9 Things On Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Kiehl’s to SchoolhouseIncluding a 170-piece tool set for dad and an eye-catching bottle opener also for dad.
  39. 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.
  40. not a professional. just crazy.
    5 (Yes, 5) Extremely Convincing Dupes for SK-II’s Facial Treatment EssenceGalactomyces ferment filtrate (a.k.a. pitera) galore.
  41. strategist investigates
    What Does CBD in Skin Care Actually Do?It won’t get you high, but it might clear your acne.
  42. recommended by experts
    The Best Skin Care to Use While Pregnant (and Nursing), According to ExpertsEight doctors on the ingredients to absolutely avoid, alternative ingredients to look for, and the best products expectant (and new) moms can use.
  43. painless shopping
    The Best Sheet (and Wash-Off) Masks the Strategist Has Written AboutFrom the one invented to give Korean brides an extra dose of glow on their wedding day to the convincing SK-II dupe.
  44. made in korea
    The Best K-Beauty Skin-Care Products, According to Bloggers and VloggersIncluding several under-the-radar creams, serums, and masks.
  45. not a professional. just crazy.
    The Very Best Products to Buy During Sephora’s Beauty Insider SaleSome cheaper Charlotte Tilbury cream, a tea tree mask I use on bad-skin days, and a retinol-rich eye mask.
  46. recommended by experts
    The Best at-Home Alternatives to Seeing Your DermatologistThe closest you can get to professional results without leaving home.
  47. recommended by experts
    What Are the Best Gifts for Nurses?Including easy to brew coffee, a massage pillow, new scrubs, and a portable outdoor shower.
  48. recommended by experts
    The Best Products for Waxing at Home, According to Skin-Care ExpertsThink of all the money you’ll save.
  49. recommended by experts
    The Best Skin-Care Routine for Your 30s“Neck cream is the new eye cream.”
  50. this thing’s incredible
    This Glowy Sheet Mask Works Better Than SK-II (and Is a Third of the Price)It’s so good, I can skip makeup altogether.
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