Health quoted Miami board-certified dermatologist Anna Chacon, MD, who said chemical exfoliation removes dead skin cells. "This encourages cell turnover and reveals smoother, fresher skin underneath.
Use a Vitamin C Serum
"Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that's been proven to help with skin texture and brighten the skin," Gohara. "You can use this daily—just make sure to use it with sunscreen." Vit. C can make skin sun-sensitive.
Apply Sunscreen Every Day
Daily sunscreen application avoids UV damage and skin texture concerns. "Sunscreen helps to improve skin texture by helping to prevent UV-induced collagen breakdown," Garshick. "
Apply Retinol or Retinoid Treatment
Acne, congested, and fine-lined skin can be smoothed with retinol and other retinoids "These vitamin A derivatives can stimulate cell turnover and collagen production, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and smoothing the skin.
"Keeping your skin hydrated can significantly improve its texture," Chacon stated. Moisturize twice a day to boost skin hydration and restore the skin barrier for smoother skin.
Dermatologists use microscopic needles to microneedle the skin. Microneedling, also known as "collagen induction therapy," improves skin texture by increasing collagen and cell turnover.