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12 Doctor-Developed Skincare Brands You Need to Know

By Carly Cochrane - 2 months ago | Updated
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Just one quick glance over the beauty shelves confirms that doctor-developed skin care brands are leading the pack, and we are 100% here it for it.

With clinics closed and access to professional treatments reduced, we’ve spent the last year or so foraging for the next best thing to keep our complexion in check. Thankfully, at-home self-care has risen above all expectations, with dermatologists and skin doctors working overtime to produce skin care that mimics the results of surgical and dermatological treatments. Years of expertise, knowledge and signature ingredient-complexes are poured into fool-proof formulas so that us savvy skin care shoppers can bring the clinic to the bathroom cabinet.

Whether you are in desperate need of a targeted treatment or are simply missing those weekly facials, keep scrolling for the best skin care brands formulated by doctors you can trust.


1. Dr. Dennis Gross

With over 25 years of experience under his belt, Dr Dennis Gross is a man you can trust. Inspired by no other than his patients, he pairs cutting-edge technology with innovative ingredients and then bottles the formula so that you can indulge in clinical-grade treatments at home. Every skin type and concern is catered for, but he’s the go-to guy if you’re looking for the ultimate anti-ageing remedy.

Shop the best-sellers:

Dr Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Universal Daily Peel

Dr Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Universal Daily Peel

£18.00
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Dr Dennis Gross Skincare Spectralite FaceWare Pro

Dr Dennis Gross Skincare Spectralite FaceWare Pro

£430.00
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2. 111Skin

111Skin is the brand that helps you queue-jump the never-ending waiting list at the iconic London Harley Street clinic.

The products in this line-up are formulated by one of the world’s best plastic surgeons, Dr. Alexandrides, and his team of expert scientists. You’ll find the patented ‘NAC Y2’ complex headlines many of the formulas as it boasts the ability to plump, smooth and heal skin. The likes of Bella Hadid and Margot Robbie are superfans of 111Skin, making it a more than a must-have for your routine.

Shop the best-sellers:

111SKIN Celestial Black Diamond Cream

111SKIN Celestial Black Diamond Cream

£419.30
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111SKIN Rose Gold Brightening Facial Treatment Mask

111SKIN Rose Gold Brightening Facial Treatment Mask

£19.17
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3. Dr. Barbara Sturm

Dr Barbara Sturm is undoubtedly the ‘it girl’ of skin care right now. Not to mention, she’s the reason why celebs such as Hailey Bieber, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Kate Moss are able to consistently show off a flawless complexion.

Her medi-luxe skin care brand tackles signs of ageing by reducing inflammation. Toxic, irritating and damaging ingredients are taken out of the equation so that skin can heal from breakouts, fine lines and more.

Shop the best-sellers:

Dr. Barbara Sturm Super Anti-Ageing Serum

Dr. Barbara Sturm Super Anti-Ageing Serum

£100.00
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Dr. Barbara Sturm Hyaluronic Serum

Dr. Barbara Sturm Hyaluronic Serum

£85.00
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4. Dr Sebagh

Dr Sebagh is the pioneer of filler, botox and vitamin injections, so you can trust that his collection of creams, lotions and potions will enhance skin like no other. His age-maintenance treatments are loved by celebs, A-listers and beauty editors, as they work to strengthen, support and preserve youthful looks.

Shop the best-sellers:

Dr Sebagh Skin Perfecting Cream

Dr Sebagh Skin Perfecting Cream

£64.80
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Dr Sebagh Rose De Vie Serum

Dr Sebagh Rose De Vie Serum

£25.00
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5. Murad

Hailed as the ‘best forward-thinking doctor’ and a ‘beauty genius,’ Dr Murad serves up a professional-grade skin care range. He was one of the first to supply non-invasive anti-ageing treatments for all skin types, and the brand continues to raise the bar with their innovative ingredients and no-nonsense, problem-solving products.

Shop the best-sellers:

Murad Hydro Dynamic Ultimate Moisture

Murad Hydro Dynamic Ultimate Moisture

£18.00
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Murad Retinol Youth Renewal Serum

Murad Retinol Youth Renewal Serum

£65.30
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6. Goldfaden MD

Goldfaden MD is a high-performance skin care brand where botanical ingredients are combined with cutting-edge technology.

Dr. Gary Goldfaden had a love for skincare, wellness and health and so wanted to provide medical-grade solutions for all skin types, even the most sensitive. With 40 years of experience and knowledge, he developed a collection of ‘clean’, vegetarian and cruelty-free skin care products that are powered by natural and organic ingredients.

Shop the best-sellers:

Goldfaden MD Bright Eyes Dark Circle Radiance Concentrate

Goldfaden MD Bright Eyes Dark Circle Radiance Concentrate

£38.40
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Goldfaden MD Doctor's Scrub Ruby Crystal Microderm Exfoliator

Goldfaden MD Doctor's Scrub Ruby Crystal Microderm Exfoliator

£52.00
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7. Lancer

We’re trying really hard to stop the namedropping, but when a skin care brand is backed by the likes of Kim Kardashian, Beyonce and JLo, it’s hard not to. Dr Harold Lancer has been nicknamed as ‘the Dermatologist to the Stars’, which comes as no surprise as he boasts an active patient list of over 30,000!

Whilst his skin care range takes a minimalistic approach, it allows you to achieve clinical-grade results at home, saving you trips back and forth to the practice, as well as all the coin.

Shop the best-sellers:

Lancer Skincare Polish + Glow Starter Kit

Lancer Skincare Polish + Glow Starter Kit

£80.00
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Lancer Skincare Omega Hydrating Oil

Lancer Skincare Omega Hydrating Oil

£67.50
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8. Zelens

Zelens is the brainchild of Dr. Marko Lens, a global figure when it comes to skin ageing and skin cancer. The range offers a selection of no-nonsense skin care and makeup, where science-backed ingredients are paired with plant-derived molecules. Expect flawless, bright and youthful-looking skin, without having to book a single appointment.

Shop the best-sellers:

Zelens Triple Action Advanced Eye Cream

Zelens Triple Action Advanced Eye Cream

£80.00
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Zelens Z Balance Prebiotic & Probiotic Facial Mist

Zelens Z Balance Prebiotic & Probiotic Facial Mist

£33.28
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9. Augustinus Bader

Okay, so this one comes with hefty price tag but trust us, it’s so worth it.

Professor Augustinus Bader has created a skin care range that’s so high-performance, you’ll never have to step foot in a clinic again. The collection started off small, but now it offers everything from cleansing balms to facial oils, creams and more, all of which are loaded with innovative technology and an exclusive vitamin and amino acid complex.

Shop the best-sellers:

Augustinus Bader The Cream

Augustinus Bader The Cream

£65.00
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Augustinus Bader The Cleansing Balm

Augustinus Bader The Cleansing Balm

£55.00
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10. Perricone MD

Dr. Perricone’s brand was inspired by a theory. Throughout his years as a practicing dermatologist, he noticed that many signs of ageing were in fact the result of skin inflammation. He spent the next 20 years studying antioxidants that combat inflammation, irritation and redness, before launching the apothecary-style skin care and makeup collection that is well-known and loved today.

Shop the best-sellers:

Perricone MD Face Finishing Moisturiser

Perricone MD Face Finishing Moisturiser

£49.95
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Perricone MD Vitamin C Ester CCC + Ferulic Brightening Complex 20%

Perricone MD Vitamin C Ester CCC + Ferulic Brightening Complex 20%

£106.95
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11. Nurse Jamie

Top spas, industry experts and Hollywood celebs all look to Nurse Jamie for skin treatments that impart a radiant, youthful and healthy-looking glow. Jamie Sue Sherrill is a registered nurse that combines her medical knowledge with her talent to create expert-level skin care. She serves up everything from potent creams to hands-on beauty tools that tackle the tell-tale signs of ageing.

Shop the best-sellers:

Nurse Jamie Triangle Facial Tool

Nurse Jamie Triangle Facial Tool

£125.00
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Nurse Jamie Brightening Bar

Nurse Jamie Brightening Bar

£41.40
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12. Sarah Chapman

As one of London’s most sought-after facialists, Sarah Chapman needs no introduction. Not only are her treatments in high-demand, but they’re also hailed as ‘THE Facial’ in Tatler Beauty Awards. Her exclusive face-lifting Skinesis technology, advanced training in cosmetic science and use of refined botanical oils puts her on top. With this range, you can expect maximum results with minimal effort.

Shop the best-sellers:

Sarah Chapman Meso-Melt Infusion System

Sarah Chapman Meso-Melt Infusion System

£110.40
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Sarah Chapman Overnight Facial

Sarah Chapman Overnight Facial

£23.00
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As the professionals continue to bottle their iconic skin treatments, you're able to flaunt a fresh and youthful canvas anytime, anywhere, all whilst spending less cash, time and effort. For more advanced skin care tips and tricks, check out The Best Anti-Pollution Skin Care That Protects Against Blue Light.

Carly Cochrane

Written by Carly Cochrane

Carly is a beauty editor at Cosmetify and has been a part of our family for three years. She has over five years of experience in health, beauty and wellness writing.