Meet the 2023 Women’s Health Skincare Awards Winners

In some ways, we're living in a golden age of skin care. With just a few clicks, you can discover hundreds of new products that promise to resurface, renew, filter, shine, glaze, and more, and receive a box full of dopamine hits tomorrow. But we know the story usually ends with disappointment, even anger, at a less-than-ideal outcome. 

 In fact, the most effective skin care routines are simple and strategic. For a lifetime of healthy skin, dermatologists recommend prioritizing three things that shouldn't be overlooked: moisturizer, a gentle cleanser, and sunscreen. After that, the key is to find targeted treatments with proven ingredients to help skin thrive from head to toe.

That's why we're pulling out all the stops at the annual Women's Health Skin Care Awards to bring you a concise list of powerful staples and innovative add-ons, all reviewed and vetted by world-class experts, including top dermatologists , beauticians and the brave WH Beauty team. When you need to improve, add, or tweak your own skin care routine, look to these winners. After all, you don’t live in a bubble; Skin goals and needs are constantly changing. You may want to switch to a delicate formula in the winter. Or boost your sense of well-being with an effective serum after your birthday. 
 Read on to learn the insider tips our professionals use and recommend to their patients and clients. If you're a newbie, a minimalist, a skin influencer, or somewhere in between, rest assured you can "Add to Cart" with peace of mind.

How we select winners 

 Women's Health editors consulted with many leading skin care experts (including dermatologists, cosmetic chemists, and estheticians) to find the top skin care products for various skin types, such as: B. Sensitive, acne-prone, and Mature skin. After thoroughly researching and reviewing each submission, our team of beauty editors and experts select the best products for face, body, eyes and lips.

1. Charlotte Tilbury Magic Water Cream 

 "As someone with oily T-zone, I'm a big fan of oil-free water-based moisturizers. This cream is lightweight and feels refreshing on the skin, but doesn't have the super-thin, watery feel of many other gel moisturizers. It's light enough But still hydrating. —Jackson

2. Vichy Minerals 89 Facial Serum 
 "A hydrating, non-sticky formula that feels lightweight on the skin. HA hydrates the skin by drawing water into the skin and acting as a moisturizer. Generally well tolerated by all skin types and is not truly acidic." — Dr. Ugo

3. May Lindstrom Honey Mud 

 "This isn't your average clay mask, it doesn't leave you feeling dry, tight or irritated, it does the exact opposite, leaving skin clean and silky smooth like an at-home product. She does it." This is done by applying the refinement Porous White Halloysite Clay is a completely delicious blend of raw organic honey, silver, vegetable oils and mild enzymatic acids. This is the closest thing to what your skin will feel like after a professional tooth extraction. "- hand

4. Skinbetter Science Sunbetter SHEER SPF 56 Sunscreen Stick 

 "It provides effective sun protection in a lightweight, clear and easy-to-apply stick. It applies gently and blends perfectly into the skin without leaving any white residue or sunscreen smell. It is also water-resistant up to 80 °C Ability. Minutes! I love using this pen to touch up my face, ears, scalp and back of hands." - Dr. Robinson

5. Super sticky! 100% Mineral (Re) Fixing Powder SPF 35 

 "These products are affordable and designed for a variety of skin tones. The powder comes in a variety of shades and is perfect for reapplying." – Dr. Lal

6. Commonly used 7% glycolic acid coloring liquid 

 "This is an OG. I don't believe in toners, but if there's one product that my patients absolutely must use, this is the one I recommend. It's affordable and contains glycolic acid to gently exfoliate the skin. It Also contains ingredients that help reduce skin irritation caused by glycolic acid.” – Dr. Lal

7. ISDIN Isdinceutics Flavo-C Ultraglican 

 "These ampoules provide a highly concentrated dose of active ingredients to care for the skin. Vitamin C protects the skin from free radical damage and restores its radiance, UltraGlycans support the skin's firmness and elasticity, and hyaluronic acid improves the skin's radiance and elasticity and prevents Signs of Aging. Results are immediate, restoring brightness and providing a natural, even glow.” — Dr. Robinson

8. SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic Acid 

 "If I had a skincare hall of fame, this product would definitely be the MVP. It combines some of my favorite antioxidants, vitamins E and C, to protect against environmental aggressors, reduce discoloration, and improve skin radiance." — Dr. Turner

9. Vanicream Gentle Cleanser 

 "This cleanser contains no harsh ingredients, making it ideal for people with very sensitive skin." - Dr. Ugo

10. SkinMedica AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser 

 "This facial scrub contains gentle jojoba beads and chemical exfoliants (salicylic, lactic, glycolic, citric, and malic acids) to polish skin and clear clogged pores without leaving skin micro- Risk of tearing. The added chemical peel enhances the effectiveness of this peeling ability as opposed to just manually scrubbing the skin!" — Dr. Fahes

11. Skinbetter Science AlphaRet Exfoliating Scrub Pads 

 "I love chemical peels to keep my skin healthy and glowing. My favorite are these exfoliating pads, which are formulated with AlphaRet (retinoid) and a triple acid complex (glycolic, lactic, and salicylic acid) There are blends that exfoliate the skin. Exfoliating pads are very gentle and suitable for most skin types and can be used a few times a week. They effectively remove dead skin cells and prevent clogged pores while reducing fine lines, wrinkles, enlarged pores, and dullness Appearance of skin color. --PhD. Mr Robinson

12. CeraVe Hydrating Clear Sunscreen SPF 30 

 "This product is skincare with sun protection. This hybrid mineral and chemical sunscreen can be used transparently under makeup and contains essential ceramides and niacinamide to nourish before, during and after sun exposure. Skin. The formula also minimizes any white cast. "Apply. ” — Dr. Turner

13. La Roche-Posay Toleriane Niacinamide Dual Repair Facial Moisturizer: "When it comes to facial moisturizers, this is my top choice! It contains ceramides, hot water, glycerin, and prebiotics. It has been shown to moisturize skin for 48 hours after application." – Dr. Lal 
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