QUESTION: "Is there a way to diminish old acne marks without layering on makeup?"
ANSWER: Manhattan dermatologist Neil Sadick suggests starting with products containing alpha hydroxy acids, like the Paula's Choice 8% Alpha Hydroxy Acid Gel ($14; paulaschoice.com), to decrease acne scarring, chicken pox and deep pock marks. "The next step is lasers," he explains. "With up to five sessions with a fractional laser one can expect to see up to a 75-80% improvement in scarring." Of course, results will vary by person, but almost all patients see a marked improvement.Read MoreLess