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The One Skincare Brand All Dermatologists Recommend

It seemed like every time I’d leave the dermatologist’s office, the doctor would send me off with samples of Neutrogena moisturizer, a high-praised staple for my prescribed routine. Then, when I became a beauty editor, most all derms I’d interview for stories spanning a variety of topics would recommend a Neutrogena product. The constant availability of the samples in the dermatologists’ offices and the fact that it’s such a mass brand made me wonder if there were some sort of contract in the game. But even off-the-record chats with dermatologist friends involved mention of the skincare giant. I personally do enjoy Hydroboost’s deeply hydrating and smoothing prowess, but I feel as though I’m getting more insurance using medical-grade and esthetician-developed products, even though Neutrogena is touted as the number one dermatologist-recommended skincare brand. Perhaps the fact that it’s drugstore gives me pause, but if swapping out some of my pricier go-tos for the brand’s fan-favorite offerings means good skin and saving a great deal of money in the process, I’m game. So to figure out if I should make the switch and why doctors seem to be so in love with the brand, I asked three NYC-based dermatologists for their unfiltered opinions.

Rachel Nazarian, MD.

Does Neutrogena partner with your practice in some form?

“No. No conflict of interest.”

Are you a fan of Neutrogena products? If so, which are your favorites?

“Yes. I love that they use science-backed ingredients, have reliable products, are well formulated to not cause acne, and are most often incredibly affordable.

“I’m a fan of its sunscreen—anything with Helioplex, which stabilizes the ingredients. And I often recommend both its anti-wrinkle retinol SA (which is an oil-free affordable retinol) and its Hydroboost gel cream (which is a lightweight hyaluronic acid).”

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Source: Byrdie – The One Skincare Brand All Dermatologists Recommend By, Lindsey Metrus

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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