The Best Drugstore Skin Treatments According to Pros

Clear, refresh and revitalize with these expert favorites

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To Hydrate Dry Skin

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New Jersey celebrity dermatologist Shari Sperling loves this lightweight serum that uses hyaluronic acid to moisturize and ceramides to restore the skin's outer barrier. The derm-go-to contains soothing vitamin B5.

Buy It! CeraVe Hydrating Hyaluronic Acid Serum, $19;

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To Clear Your Complexion

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This gentle acid declogs pores, calms redness and helps with hyperpigmentation, according to L.A. celebrity esthetician Vanessa Hernandez.

Buy It! Naturium Azelaic Topical Acid, $20;

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To Shrink Zits

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The hydrocolloid patches "suck the gunk out of pimples and keep you from picking at them. It's a win-win," says Boston dermatologist Papri Sarkar.

Buy It! Hero Cosmetics Mighty Patch Original, $8;

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To Perk Up Dull Skin

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Ashley Scott, a skin therapist at Heyday in N.Y.C., says that this pink-tinted brightening mask looks radiant when you apply it: "Wear it on Zoom calls!" Bonus: It also comes in travel size for an on-the-go glow.

Buy It! Alchimie Forever Kantic Brightening Moisture Mask, $60;

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To Prevent Acne and Fine Lines

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The star ingredient in this "game-changer" says Beverly Hills-based dermatologist Tsippora Shainhouse is a retinoid called adapalene, which is clinically proven to increase cell-turnover, smoothing skin.

Buy It! Differin Gel, $16;

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To Revive Tired Eyes

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Like a full night's sleep, these celeb-loved patches reduce puffiness and minimize the look of dark circles. (Skincare aficionado Chrissy Teigen used them to prep for a photo shoot!)

Buy It! Bliss Eye Got This Holographic Foil Eye Masks, $3;

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