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Best Anti-Aging Exfoliator 2015

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant

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Best Anti-Aging Exfoliator 2015
WINNER 2015, 2010

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant

A few drops of water turn this ultra-fine powder into a creamy paste, then nonabrasive rice bran whisks away dead cells. "It's great for anyone with clogged pores," says N.Y.C. dermatologist Rosemarie Ingleton. Plus, the scrub contains licorice-which evens skin tone-and green tea to protect skin from free radicals.

$52
Best Night Cream for Oily Skin 2015

SkinCeuticals Renew Overnight Oily

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Best Night Cream for Oily Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2012

SkinCeuticals Renew Overnight Oily

Good things come to those who wait—or those who apply this before bed. Five kinds of hydroxy acids slough dead skin, orange oil unplugs pores, and a blend of botanicals goes to work on fine lines. Of course it doesn’t hurt that "it smells good enough to eat," says N.Y.C. dermatologist Debra Jaliman.

$61
Best Scrub 2015

Caudalie Deep Cleansing

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Best Scrub 2015
WINNER 2015

Caudalie Deep Cleansing

Microparticles gently lift dead skin cells without any rips or tears, leaving skin primed for quenching grape pulp. "A lot of scrubs are made for oily skin," says Dr. Chiu. "This one is whipped and creamy, so it moiusturizers as it exfoliates. I don't know of any other like it." 

$35
Best Toner for Oily Skin 2015

Dickinson’s Original Witch Hazel

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Best Toner for Oily Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2014

Dickinson’s Original Witch Hazel

A true miracle of nature, this 148-year-old formula shrinks pores, controls slick T-zones, dries up blemishes, and even de-puffs eyes, says N.Y.C. dermatologist Francesca Fusco. Now, if only it could do the dishes!

Walgreens

$4 for 16 fl. oz.
Best Eye Cream for Dry Skin 2015

Neocutis Lumière

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Best Eye Cream for Dry Skin 2015
WINNER 2015

Neocutis Lumière

At a microscopic .05 millimeters, the skin around the eyes is the body’s thinnest, so it’s especially prone to drying out. This non-sensitizing formula won’t cause additional inflammation, says Dr. Mitchel Goldman. Even more, the moisture douse can “temporarily make fine lines disappear.” 

$90
Best Cleanser for Normal Skin 2015

Cetaphil Daily

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Best Cleanser for Normal Skin 2015
WINNER 2015

Cetaphil Daily

About as gentle as water itself, this non-soap, fragrance-free cleanser lifts dirt and makeup without leaving skin stripped, says N.Y.C. dermatologist Rosemarie Ingleton. “It’s mild, but it does the job.” 

$7 for 8 fl. oz.
Best Face Mask for Normal Skin 2015

SK-II Facial Treatment

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Best Face Mask for Normal Skin 2015
WINNER 2015

SK-II Facial Treatment

You may resemble Jason with this cotton cutout on your face. But after 10 minutes, “you’ll look like you had the best first date of your life,” says Dr. Hirsch. Pitera, the brand’s signature Japanese yeast extract, penetrates deeply, resulting in instantly smoother skin. 

$95 for six masks
Best Cleanser for Dry Skin 2015

CeraVe Hydrating

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Best Cleanser for Dry Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2014, 2012

CeraVe Hydrating

A multipurpose performer, this milky fluid rids skin of grime and boosts hydration. Chock- full of barrier-bolstering ceramides and hydrating fatty and hyaluronic acids, the odorless formula leaves skin soft and fresh- looking—feeling squeaky clean with no stings, says L.A. dermatologist Jessica Wu. Drugstore.com

$14 for 12 fl. oz.
Best Daytime Moisturizer with SPF for Oily Skin 2015

EltaMD UV Clear SPF 46

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Best Daytime Moisturizer with SPF for Oily Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2014

EltaMD UV Clear SPF 46

Prone to clogged pores and persistent breakouts? The one-two punch of zinc sunblock and hyaluronic acid in this featherweight formula won’t aggravate acne, says Dr. Karyn Grossman. And niacinamide—an anti-inflammatory that controls sebum production—also guarantees you’ll be knocked out.

EltaMD

$32
Best Eye Cream for Normal Skin 2015

Neocutis Lumière

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Best Eye Cream for Normal Skin 2015
WINNER 2015

Neocutis Lumière

Layering makeup over some eye creams can be like catching a greased pig. This light version absorbs quickly, making way for liner and shadow, says West Islip, N.Y., dermatologist Kavita Mariwalla. Caffeine deflates puffiness, while hyaluronic acid hydrates to soften crow’s-feet.

$90
Best Spot Treatment for Oily Skin 2015

Neutrogena On-The-Spot

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Best Spot Treatment for Oily Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2013

Neutrogena On-The-Spot

This cream puts 2.5 percent benzoyl peroxide in the driver’s seat to clear pores and heal acne, but glycerin rides shotgun to keep anything unfortunate from happening (like dried-out skin and irritation). UltaNeutrogenaDrugstore

$6
Best Serum for Oily Skin 2015

SkinCeuticals Phloretin CF Gel

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Best Serum for Oily Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2014

SkinCeuticals Phloretin CF Gel

This easily absorbed blend of antioxidants is your first line of defense against the environmental toxins that target your face. Plus, the gel formula is much friendlier to oily complexions than serums are (they tend to feel sticky), says N.Y.C. dermatologist Leslie Baumann. Skinceuticals

$162
Best Night Cream for Dry Skin 2015

SkinMedica Dermal Repair

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Best Night Cream for Dry Skin 2015
WINNER 2015, 2014

SkinMedica Dermal Repair

After a long day of exposure to the elements, dry skin deserves a reviving cocktail. This potent mix of skin- plumping hyaluronic acid and free-radical- scavenging antioxidants makes for a refreshing skin soother. “It penetrates well and hydrates without being sticky or greasy,” says N.Y.C. dermatologist Jennifer MacGregor. Skinmedica

$124
Best Self-Tanner for Face 2015

Clarins Liquid Bronze Self Tanning

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Best Self-Tanner for Face 2015
WINNER 2015, 2014

Clarins Liquid Bronze Self Tanning

Its glow looks super-natural, not “supernatural,” says L.A. makeup artist Tracey Levy, who suggests applying this lotion under morning makeup and letting it “build throughout the day, effortlessly.” The formula also complements a spectrum of complexions, from fair to olive. Clarins

$36
Best Anti-Aging At-Home Peel 2015

Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Peel

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Best Anti-Aging At-Home Peel 2015
WINNER 2015, 2014

Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Peel

Two steps and a dozen skin benefits? We like the return on that investment. The first of two pads is loaded with cell-renewing, pore- clearing acids. The second transmits protective antioxidants. Together they target everything from acne to age spots, says Dr. Sejal Shah. Dgskincare

$88 for 30 peels
Best Wrinkle Treatment 2015

SkinMedica TNS

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Best Wrinkle Treatment 2015
WINNER 2015, 2013

SkinMedica TNS

Some ingredient lists read like bad science experiments. But "this dual-chamber serum isn’t about the hype-it's doctor's strength and really changes the skin," says Seattle dermatologist Barbara Schell. One slot releases "hundreds of age-defying growth factors that your skin naturally secretes," while the other pumps out restorative peptides and antioxidants. SkinmedicaSkinstoreAmazon

$270
Best Discoloration Treatment 2015

SkinMedica Lytera

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Best Discoloration Treatment 2015
WINNER 2015, 2014

SkinMedica Lytera

Melasma (recurring brown patches caused by hormonal shifts and sun exposure) isn’t pretty. But this brightener is-and so are the results, says Smithtown, N.Y., dermatologist Marina Peredo. Laced with skin- firming vitamin C, moisturizing niacinamide, and anti-aging retinol, it targets isolated dark spots but can also be used to illuminate your entire face.

$125
Best Overall Facial Sunscreen 2015

Elta MD UV Clear SPF 46

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Best Overall Facial Sunscreen 2015
WINNER 2015

Elta MD UV Clear SPF 46

A chemical and physical sunscreen in a totally clear formula? We were shocked too. “It’s superlightweight but gives great coverage,” says Miami dermatologist Leslie Baumann. A generous 5 percent concentration of niacinamide combats the sun’s wrinkle-inducing effects.

$32
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