How to Fix Blemishes

Patricia Wexler, M.D., a New York City dermatological surgeon, recommends Isolaz, which combines pore suction and intense pulsed light (IPL) to kill acne-causing bacteria and stop inflammation. This is followed by and application of pro-strength salicylic acid to prevent new breakouts.

The Downside:

The price! And there’s no zit-free guarantee. Dr. Wexler says there’s a 75 percent chance of clear skin for up to a year after eight consecutive treatments.

Source: Glamour. Special Edition, 2014.