Derms Say These Products and Ingredients Deliver the Fastest Anti-Aging Results

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There are plenty of anti-aging products and ingredients that boast impressive results, but not every formula promotes changes in a matter of weeks. If you’re looking for fast anti-aging results, there are a few things you can try, short of going to the dermatologist to see what treatments they recommend.

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SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic ($182)

It’s no surprise Melville, NY dermatologist Kally Papantoniou, MD recommends this doctor-loved formula and fan favorite with thousands of five-star reviews. “I’m a big fan of vitamin C serums, especially those that contain vitamin E and the antioxidant ferulic acid. I find that they help to brighten the complexion, fade away brown spots, and even help with fine lines within several weeks of use,” she says.

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According to Nanuet, NY dermatologist Heidi Waldorf, MD, the fastest anti-aging results tend to be seen with good moisturizers. “Simply improving skin’s hydration makes it look plumper and smoother, improves light reflection and suppleness.” Anti-aging results are often generated from the hydrating benefits of products.

“A moisturizer with peptides, anti inflammatory or other non irritating anti-aging ingredients is helpful,” says Dr. Waldorf. She recommends Caudalie Premier Cru Skin Barrier Rich Moisturizer with Bio-Ceramides ($129) or Alastin Ultra Nourishing Moisturizer ($78).

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Glycolic acid pads

“Another topical that provides quick results is the use of a topical glycolic acid pad at home,” says Dr. Papantoniou. She says within one to two weeks of use, they can help “provide a nice glow, smooth out the complexion, get rid of dull skin, and help even out the skin tone.” Dr. Zenovia 10% Glycolic Acne Peel Pads ($42) are a fantastic option to try.

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SkinMedica TNS Advanced+ ($295) 

“My favorite for quick changes in anti-aging is TNS by SkinMedica,” says Delray Beach, FL dermatologist Dr. Janet Allenby. “I see the quickest response to brightening and texture improvement.”

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Hyaluronic acid serum

Dr. Papantoniou finds the regular use of hyaluronic acid serums helps “plump the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles within a week or so of use.”

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