Skin Devices

The world has gotten very high-tech. We have a million and one apps that can do most of our thinking for us and we have watches that are like computers. Traditional electronics aren’t the only area that has had incredible advancements. The beauty industry continues to innovate. There are always scientific advancements but they’re combining them with technology. Beauty gadgets have taken over a lot of shelf space over the last couple years and more and more products continue to come out. Everyone has heard of the cult favorite Clarisonic cleansing brush but that’s far from the only high-tech skin care gizmo.

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Take a look at 11 skin care gadgets that should be on your beauty radar:

1. Sonic System Purifying Cleansing Brush ($89.50, Clinique)Clinique Sonic Cleansing Brush

A lot of brands have come out with their own cleansing brushes. Clinique‘s comes in at $100. This cleansing brush was developed by dermatologists and combines sonic movement and two types of bristles for a superior cleanse. The angled tip makes it easier to clean hard-to-reach spots.

2. Luna Mini ($139, FOREO)FOREO LUNA MINI

This is the smaller, more affordable version of the original LUNA cleansing brush. It thoroughly cleanses your skin using T-Sonic pulsations through soft silicone touch-points. The thicker touch-points on the one side are meant for oilier areas such as your T-zone while the smaller touch-pads on the opposite side are best for sensitive and/or dry spots.

3. Clear Bi-Light Acne & Anti-Aging Treatment ($99, Michael Todd)Michael Todd Acne Device

If you suffer from mild inflammatory acne, this device uses two different wavelengths to treat blemishes. Blue light kills acne bacteria while red light stimulates healing at a cellular level. Say “goodbye” to pesky pimples.

4. Trinity Facial Toning Device ($325, NuFace)Trinity Facial Toning Device

It looks like some sort of joystick but that is actually a handheld facial toning device. The FDA-approved tool improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, facial contour and tone. You can also get additional attachments to target specific problem zones.

5. Ultrasonic Infuser ($249, JeNu)JeNu Ultrasonic Degice

It doesn’t really matter what you’re putting on your face if it doesn’t get absorbed properly. The JeNu Infuser used with the MicroSphere Conducting Gel (sold separately) makes your favorite products work faster and more effectively. It has 365,000 pulses of ultrasound energy per second, which help push the product into your skin.

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6. Steamer Solutions ($139, Dr. Dennis Gross)Dr. Dennis Steamer Solutions

This looks a bit like a blender with a stick coming out the top but don’t let that intimidate you–or the whole face steaming concept. This at-home device delivers a constant stream of moisture to hydrate your complexion. It’s like having a mini spa at your place.

7. Age-Defying Laser ($495, Tria)Tria Age Defying Laser

This laser is a splurge but compare the price to a series of treatments at a dermatologist and you’ll see it isn’t exorbitant. The fractional non-ablative laser technology is FDA-cleared and meant for at-home use. It sends beams of light deep into the skin to promote collagen production, thus reducing fine lines, wrinkles and imperfections.

8. Microdermabrasion Device ($299, Riiviva)Riivia Microdermabrasion Device

Get smooth, soft skin with this handheld device. The high-tech gizmo targets lines and wrinkles, mild acne and scarring, stretch marks, sunspots and keratosis pilaris. There are seven different diamond stainless steel tips for the face and body and three different suction levels for a bespoke treatment. The set includes a cleanser and serum.

9. Professional Pro-X Advanced Cleansing System ($34.99, Olay)Olay Cleansing Brush

If you want to try a high-tech skincare gadget without spending a lot of money, this brush is a good place to start. The brush has two speeds and delivers deep cleaning with gentle exfoliation. It gets your skin six times cleaner.

10. Opal Sonic Skin Infusion System ($185, Clarisonic)Clarisonic Opal Sonic Skincare System

We hear a lot about the Clarisonic cleansing brush for face but have you heard about this device for the eye area? The sonic device enhances the effectiveness of the products you apply to the eye area. Creams and serums are absorbed deeply into the skin thanks to the soft applicator tip that works at 7,500 gentle micro-massages per minute. Can your fingers do that?

11.  ReVit At-Home Microdermabrasion Device ($99, Silk’n)

Silk'n ReVit At-Home Microdermabrasion Kit Confused about what exactly this is? I’ll tell you. It’s a microdermabrasion device. The gadget has diamond peeling tips that improve the look of scars, discoloration and wrinkles by gently removing the dead skin cells and evening out your skin.