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DIY Skin Fixes That Don't Require a Dermatologist

Simple over-the-counter solutions for common skin problems

A woman applying a face serum with a dropper

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En español | When did skin care get so complicated? Some days it feels like we need a medical degree to sort through all the creams, serums and treatments that can brighten, tighten and smooth our 50-plus faces. We turn to dermatologists for serious stuff like skin cancer checks, rosacea or dermatitis and maybe for a little Botox. But moisturizer? We're totally capable of some DIY analysis. After all, who knows your face, skin care history and daily habits better than you? Here are 10 easy fixes for a fresher, healthier look — no M.D. required: