4 Solutions for the Most Common Skin Problems
At-home essential: Olay Total Effects Body Lotion ($9; drugstores)
In office: Fractional Laser
How it works: A pixelated beam vaporizes microscopic areas of the skin, encouraging regeneration of collagen and evening out pigmentation.
Number of treatments: two (a month apart)
Average cost: $1,500 per treatment
In office: Intense Pulsed Light
How it works: Beams of light are absorbed by melanin, damaging existing dark spots and causing them to break down and eventually flake off, says Jaliman.
Number of treatments: one to three (a month apart)
Average cost: $750 per treatment