Blackheads don’t stand a chance against the best-selling Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant. Its hero ingredient, salicylic acid, penetrates deeply into pores to breakdown and remove blemish-forming dirt, excess sebum, and acne-causing bacteria.
Vitamin C serums are easy to find, but few perform as well as the Obagi Medical Professional-C Serum 15%. As its name suggests, this lightweight serum’s main ingredient is tone-brightening vitamin C at a highly-concentrated 15% formula.
Made with 50% hyaluronic acid, Peter Thomas Roth’s Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Hydrating Eye Gel doesn’t skimp on deeply hydrating undereye skin without feeling heavy or sticky.
Treat sun-induced dark spots with BeautyStat Cosmetics’ Universal C Skin Refiner. The potent vitamin C serum helps diminish discoloration while moisturizing skin, thanks to the squalane in the formula.
Your cleansing routine is never complete without a makeup-removing cleansing balm like the Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm. As this buttery balm breaks down stubborn makeup, its blend of elderberry, starflower, and optimega oils intensively replenish much-needed moisture to the skin, leaving it softer and plumper than ever before.
La Roche-Posay’s Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Cleanser is a no-frills face wash that cleanses without stripping or rubbing your skin the wrong way. This Best of Beauty winner includes soothing ceramides, niacinamide, and glycerin to hydrate and diminish dark spots over time.
Ready to glow? Herbivore Botanicals Prism AHA + BHA Exfoliating Glow Serum is loaded with all the good stuff to make your skin look as luminous as possible. It’s formulated with oils derived from meadowfoam and grapeseed to moisturize and replenish skin, as well as sunflower seed extract to protect the skin’s moisture barrier.
Consider EltaMD’s UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46 as the gold standard of sunscreen — it’s an Allure Best of Beauty Award-winning formula, after all. This oil- and fragrance-free sunscreen contains a blend of hydrating sodium hyaluronate, brightening niacinamide, and exfoliating lactic acid to perk up your complexion as you wear it.
Need a mineral-based sunscreen? Look no further than Isdin’s Eryfotona Ageless Ultralight Tinted Mineral SPF 50, a sensitive skin-friendly formula that’s also tinted to lightly conceal blemishes. As a bonus, this formulation is also spiked with peptides and antioxidants to brighten skin and boost elasticity.
As much as we love a tube of sunscreen lotion, Soleil Toujours’ Clean Conscious Antioxidant Sunscreen Mist SPF 50 has a fine-mist applicator that makes head-to-toe sun protection easier than ever. As its name suggests, it’s also spiked with free radical-fighting antioxidants to keep multiple forms of environment-related skin damage at bay.