User's Manual: Skin

Short-and-Sweet Skin Advice

Seeing fine lines? Battling brown spots? We asked for your skin challenges on Twitter, then got top derms to solve your problems in 25 words or less.

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Scrub selectively

Is there such a thing as over-exfoliating your face? How often should I be scrubbing?

Yep. Too much causes irritation, stinging, breakouts. Limit exfoliating to once a week with a gentle scrub (not too hard!) and moisturize.

Try: Garnier The Expert Exfoliator Daily Exfoliating Gel ($6; mass retailers)

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