Nothing helps restore vim and vigor to winter-ravaged skin like a good buff and polish.
01 Guerlain Secret de Pureté Gentle Polishing Exfoliator
Gently removes all traces of surface debris and makeup for an instantly radiant look; smaller pores and less visible lines are side effects of continued use.
($50; Guerlain counters)
02 Dermadoctor Physical Chemistry
Employs both chemical and physical exfoliators—a multiacid formula increases cell turnover and lightens pigmentation, while nonabrasive synthetic beads prevent over-scrubbing. Bonus: Green tea neutralizes redness.
03 Sundari Firming Gotu Kola and Indian Asparagus Mask with Antioxidant Booster
A cooling gel made with gotu kola to firm and promote fibroblast formation, asparagus to bring down inflammation and sea algae to moisturize.
04 DDF Ultra-Lite Peel
It doesn’t have to burn to be effective: This exfoliating treatment—made with sloughing salicylic acid and soothing chamomile—reveals glowing skin without irritation, and is gentle enough for sensitive skin.
05 Yves Saint Laurent Lisse Expert Line Eraser Kit
Step one: A 4 percent glycolic acid mask for gentle yet effective exfoliation. Step two: A pen applicator delivers hyaluronic acid for volume and hydration.
($225; YSL counters)
06 Révive Masque de Glaise
Used once or twice weekly, this deep-cleanser sweeps away dead skin cells and removes impurities to reveal a fresher complexion and allow for better penetration of skin care products.
($145; Barneys, Saks, reviveskincare.com)