7 Things Dermatologists Would Never Put On Their Skin

Woman spraying sunscreen on her face

If you’re dealing with skin-related issues, it makes sense to bring your woes to a dermatologist who can provide tips and guidance for taking care of your skin. But have you ever wondered what they do to protect their own skin?

Dermatologists are professionals, after all, and in case you haven’t noticed, they often tend to have the clear, glowing skin we’re in constant search of for ourselves.

So, what exactly do they use? Or perhaps more importantly, what don’t they use? Below, four dermatologists revealed the products and ingredients they actively avoid.

As with anything skin care-related, don’t make any drastic changes without consulting a dermatologist to speak about your individual needs and concerns.

Keep scrolling to find out the seven things dermatologists stay away from:

Spray-On Sunscreens

Spray-on sunscreens may seem like a godsend to those who hate applying lotions, but they’re not universally loved by the professionals.

Dr. Rachel Nazarian of Schweiger Dermatology Group in New York said she would never use a spray-on sunscreen on her face or body, because in her professional opinion, the sprays don’t provide a thick enough layer to ensure the full SPF level noted on the bottle.

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