Susan Taylor, MD

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Susan Taylor, MD
Assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Columbia University

Bragging Rights
Rx for Brown Skin Absolute Radiance Intensive Exfoliating Serum

"This serum improves uneven skin tone—a top aging concern for women of color—by lifting away dead cells with alpha hydroxy acids, lightening dark spots with soy, and softening rough patches with hyaluronic acid."

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Specific Beauty Night Treatment Complex

"Created by dermatologist Heather Woolery-Lloyd, MD, this product contains retinol to smooth the skin and licorice to minimize discoloration."