Save Face: No Knife Required

More men than ever are scheduling regular check-ups with cosmetic surgeons to keep looking young or stay ahead of facial trends, but not everyone who wants a stronger jaw or more even visage is willing to go under the knife. Here, five risk-free and affordable skin-care products—no doctor's appointment necessary.

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For Undereye Bags

Neocutis Lumière Bio-Restorative Eye Cream with PSP
This fragrance-free treatment contains hyaluronic acid to smooth wrinkles and caffeine to tighten blood vessels, minimizing dark circles. Pat it on in the morning and at night. ($80)

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For Deep Wrinkles

Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Night Moisturizer
The retinol content promotes cell turnover and reduces the signs of aging. Apply daily, in the evening. ($20)

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For Fine Lines

Boots No7 Instant Illusion Wrinkle Filler
This product's light-diffusing particles will help blur the appearance of wrinkles. Smooth it around the eyes and mouth, between the brows, and across the forehead. ($19)

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For Dark Spots

Philosophy Miracle Worker Dark Spot
Corrector Apply this niacinamide- (vitamin B3) spiked skin-lightening cream to your whole face nightly to even out your skin tone. ($64)

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For Tired Skin

Pro+Therapy MD Emergence Cell Rejuvenation Complex
Use this serum (which contains a stem-cell extract derived from a rare Swiss apple) on your entire face twice a day to tighten saggy skin, subdue wrinkles, and brighten dull patches. ($130)

Sources: Dr. Karyn Grossman, a dermatologist in Santa Monica, California, and New York City; Dr. Doris Day, a dermatologist in New York City

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