12 Affordable Skincare Brands Derms Seek Out

Affordable skincare

his article originally appeared in the November 18, 2020 edition of  REALSIMPLE

Written by Kristin Granero

10Derma E


Why it’s great: Derma E is another brand that experts have come to appreciate for its eco-conscious and effective ingredients. “Its formulations are considered clean based on ingredient safety and how they affect our body and health. Its ingredients are also quality-proven with a great price point,” says Marie Hayag, MD, a board-certified dermatologist and founder of 5th Avenue Aesthetics in New York.

Top picks: Dr. Hayag’s favorite product is Derma E Advanced Peptide & Collagen Serum ($37; ulta.com). “It contains powerful peptides, like argireline and Matrixyl Synthe’6, known to support healthy collagen production and promote a smoother skin surface,” she says. “It also has green tea—one of the most potent free radical-fighting antioxidants—to combat redness.”