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11 Doctor-Developed Skincare Brands You Need to Know

By Carly Cochrane - 1 year 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. Hauschka

The products in this line-up are formulated by one of the world’s best doctors, Dr. Hauschka, and his team of expert scientists. Here, you'll find a collection that prides itself in delivering skincare solutions that are strictly formulated with certified organic and naturally derived ingredients. From skincare, body care and bath & shower care to makeup and haircare, Dr. Hauschka serves up everything you need to keep you and your skin looking and feeling its best.

Shop the best-sellers:

Dr Hauschka Revitalising Day Cream

Dr Hauschka Revitalising Day Cream

£23.75 £26.00 (9% off)
Dr Hauschka Soothing Cleansing Milk - 145ml

Dr Hauschka Soothing Cleansing Milk

£19.95 £26.00 (24% off)


2. 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 skin 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
Dr Dennis Gross Skincare Spectralite FaceWare Pro

Dr Dennis Gross Skincare Spectralite FaceWare Pro

£430.00


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
Dr. Barbara Sturm Hyaluronic Serum

Dr. Barbara Sturm Hyaluronic Serum

£85.00


4. Dr Levy Skincare

Dr Levy 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 Levy Decolletage Regenerating Silk Cream

Dr Levy Decolletage Regenerating Silk Cream

£275.49
Dr Levy Booster Serum

Dr Levy Booster Serum

£265.99 £280.00 (6% off)


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 Replenishing Multi Acid Peel

Murad Replenishing Multi Acid Peel

£44.12 £52.00 (16% off)
Murad Retinol Youth Renewal Serum

Murad Retinol Youth Renewal Serum

£74.12 £80.00 (8% off)


6. 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 The Method: Polish

Lancer Skincare The Method: Polish

£70.40 £72.50 (3% off)
Lancer Skincare Omega Hydrating Oil

Lancer Skincare Omega Hydrating Oil

£73.70


7. 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 Power E

Zelens Power E

£79.12 £85.00 (7% off)
Zelens PHA+ Resurfacing Facial Pad

Zelens PHA+ Resurfacing Facial Pad

£60.79


8. 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

£65.55 £69.00 (5% off)
Augustinus Bader The Cleansing Balm

Augustinus Bader The Cleansing Balm

£55.10 £58.00 (5% off)

9. SkinCeuticals

SkinCeuticals has been around since the late 90s yet continues to be a leader in the world of medical skincare. Founded by dermatologist, professor and skincare chemist Dr Sheldon Pinnell, the brand takes a clinical approach to high-end skincare so that you are able to create an efficacious beauty routine. Look out for topical antioxidants, vitamin complexes and more.

Shop the best-sellers:

SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic Serum

SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic Serum

£126.95 £150.00 (16% off)
SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Masque

SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Masque

£56.95 £66.00 (14% off)


10. MZ Skin

The brainchild of Dr. Maryam Zamani, MZ Skin is a skincare brand for women by women. Sensing a need for high,-performance, scientific skincare, Dr. Maryam took it upon herself to create a line of anti-ageing products that reveal, enhance and protect skin. With formulas utilising brightening AHAs, stem cells and lipids, it's easier than ever for women to get a spa-like glow from their home.

Shop the best-sellers:

MZ Skin Hydra Lift Golden Facial Treatment Mask

MZ Skin Hydra Lift Golden Facial Treatment Mask

£85.00 £90.00 (6% off)
MZ Skin Cleanse & Clarify

MZ Skin Cleanse & Clarify

£58.00


11. 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 Skinesis Ultimate Cleanse

Sarah Chapman Skinesis Ultimate Cleanse

£54.00
Sarah Chapman Skinesis Instant Miracle Mask

Sarah Chapman Skinesis Instant Miracle Mask

£45.00 £49.00 (9% off)

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

As the Senior Content Editor for Cosmetify, Carly is the go-to for all the latest (and greatest) beauty tips, tricks and trends. With over six years of experience in the industry, she knows all the ins-and-outs when it comes to health, beauty and wellbeing. 

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