Beauty tools and devices are the perfect way to step up your skincare game while enhancing and maintaining the results achieved with serums, creams and in-office treatments. From low-tech implements that require little more than a bit of elbow grease to advanced devices that put professional technologies in the palm of your hand, these beauty tools are the extras your skin needs to look better than ever.
Rodan + Fields Redefine AMP MD System
Derma-rolling is the skin treatment du jour, and for good reason: Creating micro-injuries on the surface of the skin prompts natural collagen production and delivers plumped, rejuvenated, firmer-feeling skin. Skincare professionals have access to beauty tools with longer needles (which require topical anesthesia and an extended period of redness and swelling), but at-home derma-rolling tools are effective as well. Rodan + Fields pairs theirs with the retinol- and peptide-packed Intensive Renewing Serum, which comes in metered daily doses for ease of use and minimal waste. R+F fans include Britney Spears, Leann Rimes and Lisa Rinna, so this dynamic duo may be responsible for their age-resistant skin.
Dermaflash 2.0 Luxe
Dermaplaning is another skincare treatment getting a lot of buzz, and this means of exfoliation uses a scalpel to gently remove the uppermost dead skin cells and peach fuzz to reveal smooth, radiant skin—when performed in the professional setting. The vibrating Dermaflash device is designed to deliver similar results safely and easily at home in mere minutes, and it comes complete with a cleansing wash to prep the skin, replacement blades and post-treatment soothing balm. Beyond leaving skin as soft as a baby’s you-know-what, eliminating dull, dead cells and unwanted hair also enhances the penetration of skincare products and helps makeup go on smoother—which is why it’s an essential pre-red carpet step for Taraji P. Henson and Hollywood’s biggest makeup artists.
Déesse Premium LED Mask
The skin-rejuvenating power of LED light is well-established, and you can get the anti-aging, skin-clearing benefits of this painless light therapy without a trip to the doctor’s office or spa. But this is one case where you do get what you pay for, and celebrity aesthetician Shani Darden (who tends to the skin of Chrissy Teigen, Jessica Alba and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley) sells Déesse’s at-home LED mask—for a mere $2,300—on her site. Featuring 770 lights, two settings and numerous treatment modes that target just about everything from fine lines and wrinkles to breakouts and sensitivity, this is a serious device for those who are serious about their skincare.
Dr. Dennis Gross Pro Facial Steamer
Have you ever had a facial that didn’tinclude steam? Probably not, since this is an essential step for opening the pores and preparing the skin for treatments that follow. Now you can take your DIY facial to a professional level with this at-home steamer from celebrity dermatologist Dr. Dennis Gross (who counts Zoe Kravitz and Olivia Munn among his bold-faced patients), which helps hydrate, clear pores and soothe the skin with a micro-fine steam mist in as little as nine minutes.
Joanna Czech Facial Massager
Facial massage is essential for optimizing circulation, reducing fluid retention and enhancing product penetration—and this tool from celebrity aesthetician Joanna Czech puts her coveted technique in the palm of your hand. Daily treatments can help give brows a lift, accentuate cheekbones, tighten the jawline and more—just ask ageless clients like Uma Thurman and Christy Turlington—and you can get detailed step-by-step instructions on her website.