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5 Dermatologist-Recommended At-Home Beauty Treatments

Beauty products and do-it-yourself skin-care tools can deliver a spa treatment in the comfort of your home—for less. But which ones work? These five are recommended by dermatologists.

Tria Hair Removal Laser

$395 at

Best for people with coarse, dark hair and fair skin, this
handheld device is the only FDA-approved hair-removal laser for home use.
Monthly sessions reduce hair growth on small areas such as the bikini line
and underarms.

REN Clean Bio Active Skincare Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal

$55 at

A combination of papain enzyme and four fruit acids (lactic,
glycolic, tartaric, and citric) sloughs off dead skin and discoloration
from acne blemishes without scrubbing. The result: fresher, radiant

PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser

$499 at

In three to four minutes a day, this FDA-approved laser
provides a 30-to-50-percent improvement in fine lines and wrinkles around
the eyes. Use daily for the first 30 days and twice weekly for

Clarisonic Mia Sonic

$119 at

This dermatologist favorite oscillates more than 300 times a
second to massage away dirt and clear pores, exfoliating skin and
preparing it for better absorption of serums and creams. Even people with
sensitive skin or acne can use it daily for a smoother

Bliss Poetic Waxing At-Home Hair Removal Kit

$48 at and

Instead of fabric strips, this microwavable, head-to-toe kit
uses paint-on wax that shrink-wraps even the shortest, most stubborn
hairs, yanking them straight out from the root.

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