What, exactly, do skin doctors buy at the store? These amazingly effective finds.More
"I put on the no-rinse Olay Regenerist Luminous Overnight Mask ($19, amazon.com) before bed. It contains a concentrated blend of anti-inflammatory niacinamide and botanical brighteners that help even out discoloration."
—Annie Chiu, MD, a dermatologist based in Redondo Beach, CA
"I always look for sunscreens with titanium dioxide or zinc oxide and an SPF of 30 or higher, like Neutrogena Pure & Free Baby Sunscreen Lotion Broad Spectrum SPF 60+ ($11, amazon.com). Apply extra to elbows and knees — both are prone to darkening in the sun."
—Sonia Badreshia-Bansal, MD, a clinical instructor of dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco