16 Surprising Things Dermatologists Do to Their Skin
Their personal and unexpected tips for fighting blemishes, brightening dark spots, sealing in a youthful glow and more—plus, how champagne can help.
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Patricia Wexler, MD
Her eye drops do double-duty. In a pinch, I use Visine on a blemish to take the red out. Then, using a Q-tip, I dab on a salicylic-acid lotion or topical retinol gel. I'll do this twice a day.
She pops extra SPF protection. I still need to wear SPF but [Heliocare] is an extra measure of protection. It’s a sun-protection pill that helps improve tolerance to the sun, because of the antioxidant properties it contains—sun protection from the inside out.
Dr. Wexler is dermatologist at Wexler Dermatology in New York City..
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