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They say the only certainties in life are death and taxes. Alas, there's one more: aging skin. The reality is that even the most fancy-pants lotions, potions, and elixirs in the world can't stop time. (Though with triple-digit price tags, it really seems like they should).
But, allow us to take off our Debbie Downer hat and reveal the good news: The right products can make a major difference in the health and appearance of your skin as the years progress. The trick is learning how (and most importantly, when) to use them to your benefit.
And, so, in an effort to demystify this cosmetics conundrum once and for all, we got answers straight from the experts. From eye creams to brighteners, top derms told us when to start integrating anti-aging products into our skin-care routine for optimum age-delaying benefits. Click through for the full scoop.