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The 2020 Shape Beauty Awards: Derm Picks

From nourishing face cleansers to wrinkle-busting injectables, these are the dermatologist-approved skin-care products you'll want to get your hands on this year.
By Kate Sandoval Box, Erin Reimel & Jenn Barthole
September 10, 2020
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The Shape Squad — a group of fitness- and beauty-minded staffers, pros, and dermatologists — tested and approved 77 products that not only work with but also enhance your physical and mental states. Here, dermatologist picks for the best skin products and treatments on the market right now.

Best Tinted Sunscreen: Skinbetter Science Sunbetter Tone Smart SPF 68 Sunscreen Compact

Tinted Sunscreen
Skinbetter Science Sunbetter Tone Smart SPF 68 Sunscreen Compact
$55.00
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Skinbetter Science

"A tinted balm that protects against all vilified forms of light? I'm in," says Mona Gohara, M.D. Many skin tones will find that Skinbetter Science Sunbetter Tone Smart SPF 68 Sunscreen Compact is really easy to blend over makeup throughout the day.

Best Exfoliating Cleanser: L'Oréal Paris Revitalift Derm Intensives 3.5% Pure Glycolic Cleansing Gel

Exfoliating Cleanser
L'Oréal Paris Revitalift Derm Intensives 3.5% Pure Glycolic Cleansing Gel
$10.00
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L'Oréal Paris Revitalift Derm Intensives 3.5% Pure Glycolic Cleansing Gel "fantastic and gentle enough for sensitive skin and nightly use," says Michelle Henry, M.D. (BTW, here's what glycolic acid is and what it can do for your skin.)

Best Hydrating Cleanser: CeraVe Hydrating Cream-to-Foam Cleanser

Hydrating Cleanser
CeraVe Hydrating Cream-to-Foam Cleanser
$15.00
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Best Sunscreen: Glytone Hydra Lipid UV Mineral Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 40+

Sunscreen
Glytone Hydra Lipid UV Mineral Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 40+
$36.00
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Glytone Hydra Lipid UV Mineral Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 40+ "offers mineral protection plus great hydration," says Dendy Engelman, M.D.

Best Eye Cream: Neostrata Comprehensive Retinol Eye Cream

Eye Cream
Neostrata Comprehensive Retinol Eye Cream
$54.00
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Dermstore

Neostrata Comprehensive Retinol Eye Cream "is a masterful mix of retinol and an exfoliant for fragile lids," says Dr. Gohara. (Before you try it, read this Guide to Adding Retinols to Your Skin-care Routine.)

Best Peel: Obagi Clinical Blue Brilliance Triple Acid Peel

Peel
Obagi Clinical Blue Brilliance Triple Acid Peel
$145.00
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Obagi Clinical Blue Brilliance Triple Acid Peel "targets sebum, dull skin cells, and discoloration all at once," says Dr. Engelman.

Best Chin Filler: Juvéderm Voluma XC

Chin Filler
Juvederm Voluma XC
$1.00
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Juvederm

Juvéderm Voluma XC "sculpts and lifts this area so beautifully — I'm excited it has FDA approval," says Melissa Kanchanapoomi Levin, M.D.

Best Lip Filler: Restylane Kysse

Lip Filler
Restylane Kysse
$750.00
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Restylane

Restylane Kysse "is a true standout; it makes lips pillowy yet sculpted," says Neal Schultz, M.D.

Best Body Treatment: Qwo

Body Treatment
Qwo

Qwo received FDA approval this year as the first injectable proved to treat cellulite. "Being able to dissolve the fibrous bands in such a minimally invasive way is a tremendous breakthrough," says Dr. Gohara. (Although, it's worth repeating: Cellulite isn't inherently bad and there's no reason to feel like you need to get rid of it.)

Best Supplement: Isdin SunIsdin Softgel Capsules

Supplement
Isdin SunIsdin Softgel Capsules
$50.00
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Isdin SunIsdin Softgel Capsules "help protect your skin from sun exposure and improve radiance and elasticity," says Dr. Engelman. (Just know that these pills don't mean you're off the hook with using SPF.)