Taking care of your skin can feel like an ongoing battle, particularly if you’re not sure where to start. We’re constantly being fed trends that put the real, science-backed information on the back burner. Should we be double cleansing? Do we really need to use a toner? How often should we use an exfoliant or peel? Do the face masks that look fun to use actually do anything? How badly will a hangover, our period, or pollution affect our skin?
With so many questions, we’re in need of some expert advice to cut through the noise. So we asked a group of dermatologists, all experts in their field, to tell us their number-one tip – whether it’s something they’re constantly reminding clients of, or see people doing too much. From tried-and-tested classics to some more surprising advice, ahead you’ll find a nine-point guide to mastering your skin-care regimen.