10 Products With Powerful Ingredients That Solve Major Skin Concerns

These contain highly concentrated actives and high-tech delivery mechanisms that fix the problem quickly and deserve the title of "holy grail." 


StriVectin Glycolic Skin Reset Mask ($59)

What it is: A gentle, one-step resurfacing mask for glowing, radiant skin in just five minutes.

What it's designed to do: Resurface skin for a smoother feel and brighter appearance

Who it's good for: Those who want to exfoliate and restore radiance to their skin

Key ingredients: Glycolic acid, patented NIA-114, lactic acid, evening primrose oil


Neocell Super Collagen ($16)

What it is: A bioactive, collagen peptide supplement designed for skin hydration, hair and nail strength and whole-body vitality

What it's designed to do: Reverse the loss of collagen in the body

What it's good for: Delivering vitality and strength to hair, skin and nails

Key ingredient: Collagen peptides (type 1 and 3)


Revision Skincare Vitamin C Lotion 30% ($115)

What it is: A brightening lotion formulated with an advanced form of vitamin C to promote a healthy glow while lessening the look of lines and wrinkles

What it's designed to do: Brighten dull skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles

What it's good for: All skin types

Key ingredients: THD ascorbate 30%, squalane, vitamin E, coenzyme Q10 


Meg 21 With Supplamine Smooth Radiance Advanced Formula ($140)

What it is: A powerful anti-aging treatment for all skin types, specifically created for hard-to-treat areas like the neck, chest and arms, but it’s also gentle enough for use on the face

What it's designed to do: Reverse signs of aging in the skin

Who it's good for: Mature skin in need of tightening and toning

Key ingredients: Supplamine, aloe, jojoba oil, vitamin E


Cellex-C High-Potency Serum ($110)

What it is: A lightweight, oil-free, proprietary formula that dramatically reduces wrinkles and fine lines. The serum works synergistically to encourage a firm, elastic, youthful, quality to the skin.

What it's designed to do: Reduce visible signs of aging and improve skin’s overall appearance

What it's good for: All skin types, except very sensitive

Key ingredients: L-ascorbic acid, tyrosine, zinc


Oulmas Paris Exfolisse The Crystals ($175)

What it is: A luxurious exfoliant infused with sapphire microcrystals designed to resurface dull, skin, smooth fine lines, refine the look of pores and boost product absorption.

What it's designed to do: Polish skin for an airbrushed complexion

What it's good for: All skin types

Key ingredients: Seaweed extract, sapphire microcrystals, hyaluronic acid, resveratrol


Nutrafol Women Advanced Science At The Root Of Hair Health ($88)

What it is: New science shows that hair loss is a result of an culmination of factors—inflammation, stress and hormones—requiring a more sophisticated, multitargeted formulation.

What it's designed to do: Provide healthy, strong and vibrant hair

What it's good for: Hair loss and thinning

Key ingredients: Ashwagandha, BioCurcumin, EVNolMax 20% (tocotrienols), hydrolyzed marine collagen


Obagi Retinol 1.0 ($61)

What it is: A high-concentration, entrapped retinol formula that helps minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, refine the complexion and smooth skin texture

What it's designed to do: Improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and the overall complexion

Who it's good for: All skin types with signs of aging

Key ingredients: Glycerin, chamomile extract, bisabolol


Cuvèe Beauty Champagne Spray ($45)

What it is: A lightweight styling spray that creates definition for a lived-in, tousled look that mimics second-day hair every day

What it's designed to do: Create elegant movement and piecey, effortless waves

What it's good for: Hair that lacks texture and definition

Key ingredients: Cuvée Complex, champagne extract


ClarityRx Sleep It Off Mask ($120)

What it is: Get your beauty rest with Sleep It Off Mask, a 21-day skin transformation sleeping mask. Wake up feeling fresh with this natural retinol alternative formula.

What it's designed to do: Anti-age

What it's good for: Mature, aging skin

Key ingredients: Blue-green algae, orange blossom, sugarcane