Problematic skin in dire need of TLC needs a targeted skin care routine to solve its dilemmas. Here's everything you need to prevent, cure and heal your skin:
Mix a sugar-based facial scrub with a cleansing oil to lessen the friction for a mild yet deep cleansing experience. You’ll remove dirt and other impurities while maintaining your skin's suppleness and hydration levels.
SKINFOOD Gentle Black Sugar Facial Polish, P645, Trinoma
KLAIRS Black Deep Cleansing Oil, P1010, beautymnl.com
Use peeling pads when in a hurry. These pads soaked with 20-percent glycolic acid are a fuss-free way to prevent blemishes.
PIXI Glow Peel Pads with 20% Glycolic & Rose Water, P1390, SM Makati
Tea tree's purifying properties, along with this formula’s cooling sensation, will refresh your skin without overdrying it.
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THE BODY SHOP Tea Tree Skin Clearing Clay Mask, P995, SM Megamall
Products that contain AHA (alpha hydroxy acid) and BHA (beta hydroxy acid) are the best friends of troubled skin. AHA exfoliates the skin’s outermost layer, while BHA delves deeper to target blemishes.
1. Amp up your skincare.
In addition to your nighttime routine, apply a thick layer of this over breakouts to let the healing process begin.
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MARIO BADESCU Drying Cream, P795, Rustan's
2. Spot treat blemishes.
Drain pimples while keeping skin protected as it heals with a thin and clear hydrocolloid patch.
COSRX Acne Pimple Master Patch, P200, beautymnl.com
1. Soothe your skin.
Designed to soothe visible irritation and to boost your skin's natural healing process, La Mer's The Concentrate is worth every penny.
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LA MER The Concentrate, P25,400, Rustan's
Lighten dark spots with a highly concentrated vitamin C serum.
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MY SIGNATURE C SOURCE 20% Vitamin C Serum, P899, beautymnl.com
2. Hide the traces.
Hide your spots with a concealer that heals just as effectively as it conceals.
MURAD Acne Treatment Concealer, P1150, Rustan's