There come times in every woman's life when it's time to change beauty products. Are you ready to upgrade your vanity with dermatologist-approved skin care products? We asked Erin Welch, MD, a dermatologist at Denver Dermatology Consultants, to share her favorites.
1. Gillette Venus Embrace Razor, $12.99
This razor features a moisture strip that helps reduce irritation and five blades instead of the usual two or three.
2. Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash Redness Soothing Gentle Scrub, $6.99
This facial scrub has mild microbeads and salicylic acid to remove dead skin cells and open pores as well as calming aloe and chamomile extracts.
3. Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser, $10.99
Cetaphil is a good basic cleanser without ingredients like foaming agents and fragrances that can cause irritation.
4. Secret Clinical Strength Advanced Solid, $8.29
This deodorant offers prescription-strength wetness and odor protection and skin-soothing conditioners. Wait a few -minutes after shaving before applying to avoid stinging.
5. Eucerin Everyday Protection Face Lotion SPF 30, $8.99
This day cream deep-sixes UVA and UVB rays that cause burning, skin cancer, and wrinkles. Use a dab the size of two quarters to cover your face and neck.
6. RoC Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Night Cream, $22.99
Retinol -- an over-the-counter form of topical vitamin A -- is a potent wrinkle-reducer. Start with just one pea-sized amount nightly; then, in about a month, if your skin isn't dry or irritated, double the dose.
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