Nobody does glowy, bright skin quite like Ole Henriksen. Results are often instant and only get better over time. The secret sauce was bottled up and delivered in a slew of anti-aging creams, serums, masks, and most famously—a skin-brightening facial treatment essence. Created by chemists and dermatologists, the line merges clinical science with luxury beauty to deliver results as eye-popping as their prices everything is worth the splurge. In fact, industry testing has suggested that their cult-favorite Regenerist Face Cream moisturizes better than some luxury competitors twelve times the price. The line relies on proven active ingredients like peptides, hyaluronic acid, and niacinamide to make skin look visibly younger at drugstore prices.
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Many of us on the Insider Picks team swear by Mario Badescu's drying lotion — myself included, after hearing so many recommendations from colleagues. It also won the top spot in our guide to the best acne treatments you can buy. If a blemish shows up that doesn't quite warrant a Mighty Patch sticker, I use this overnight and wake up to visibly reduced inflammation and severity. It's a cult-favorite for a reason, and it's full of just the powerhouse essentials.
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Share via Pinterest Courtesy of author Celebrities love to say that the secret to glowing skin is to drink a lot of water—and by the way, use this cream, or take this supplement. Oh, and make sure to drink plenty of water. Squeezing a pimple will never, ever make it better, faster. Stop touching your face. Your hands are covered in bacteria most of the time just think about all the stuff you touch.
Amazon houses a treasure trove of cheap, under-the-radar skin care, from a cult-favorite clay mask that acts like a vacuum for my pores to this acne gel that used to require a prescription. Read more: Like calorie-free pasta , we can't seem to wish universally beautiful, hydrated, blemish-free skin into existence. In our very earnest attempts, though, we have created a whole lot of products to wade through that promise perfection. It can feel like with all the variables your nitpicky skin and the overwhelming amount of options available that finding a routine that works for you is, at best, up to random chance.