4 Solutions for the Most Common Skin Problems
At-home essentials: Josie Maran Argan Liquid Gold Self-Tanning Oil ($38; sephora.com), L'Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze Summer Express Wash-Off Body Makeup Lotion ($11; drugstores)
In office: Sclerotherapy
How it works: A detergent is injected into spider or varicose veins to collapse them.
Number of treatments: two to three (two weeks apart)
Average cost: $500 to $1,000 per treatment
Caveat emptor: Treated veins will not return, but new ones will likely appear, so you may have to repeat the treatment every year, says Harold Lancer, MD, a Beverly Hills dermatologist.
In office: Filler
How it works: Filler is injected into the skin surrounding any large blue veins on hands or feet; the plumping reduces the appearance of the veins, says Lancer. Results last one to two years.
Number of treatments: two (three to four weeks apart)
Average cost: $600 to $1,200 per treatment