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They’ve read (or written) all the studies. They’ve researched and tested countless products. And they witness, daily, the effects of too much UV exposure in their patients. But in one very important way, dermatologists are just like us! They still go out into the world and worry about the health of their own skin. So what do they actually do with this knowledge? How do they boil it down into doable steps for everyday mornings and beachday activities? We polled 23 top derms about the educated tweaks they make to a typical SPF routine. This full-access guide to protecting your skin like an M.D. starts with, of all things, toothpaste.


Giving ’screen a front-andcenter spot on the bathroom sink serves as the greatest reminder to put it on every morning. “I’ve been doing this for years,” says

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