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Do you really need it?
We are often told that in addition to our regular skincare routine, we should also splurge on regular facials to further purge our skin of dirt, whiteheads, and blackheads. This way, we can get a nice, healthy glow. But just how effective
Oily food is NOT on the list.
Acne is something that most of us, if not all, go through. We spend so many years (and cash) trying to find our holy grail product that can banish our pimples for life. It's a painful trial and error process. It sometimes
Using way too much zit cream is a big no-no.
If you've been battling with acne for most of your life, you might consider yourself a pro at dealing with breakouts and knowing what usually works for your skin condition. Unfortunately, the cause of acne cause isn't always crystal-clear—you can't tell if
Ever tried using apple cider vinegar-infused soaps?
The skin on the back is particularly prone to forming pimples. As this part of the body isn't so easy to reach, sebum, sweat, dead skin cells, and bacteria are likely to buildup. On top of that, "the skin on our backs is extremely
From spot correctors to drying masks.
Acne is one of the hardest skincare concerns to deal with. Sticking to a grooming routine, looking at a product's ingredients, and applying topical treatments are just some of the ways to get rid of blemishes. So, we've decided to put together
Cost-per-use is important!
Pimple patches or acne stickers are life-changing products. Here are the reasons to keep them in your emergency pimple care kit:If you're intrigued, read on to find out the most sulit pimple patch purchase. We computed the price per sticker and took
Don't let those breakouts stress you out.
If you suddenly find yourself breaking out, don't panic. A quick round of face mapping can tell you exactly why your skin is freaking out and how you can fix it. A zit on your forehead, for example, could mean that you
Fight breakouts in a few washes!
Salicylic acid isn't only for those with acne-prone skin. Everyone who needs some deep cleaning can benefit from it, too, because this beta-hydroxy acid penetrates deep within your pores to dissolve all the sebum and dead skin that's in its way. In
Score clear, smooth skin in five steps.
Before you learn how to score an even and smooth complexion, let's discuss the difference between acne marks and acne scars. Acne marks are results of pigmentation caused by inflammation. These can be treated with the use of brightening skincare products. Acne
We tried it and liked the results!
By now, you probably already know about skin boosters like retinol, collagen, and hyaluronic acid, but madecassoside may be something you aren't familiar with yet, even if it's been around for quite some time. If you feel that you're skin needs urgent recuperation (and
They aren't just for your lips!
Acne scars aren't the easiest to treat with regular skincare products, especially if you're dealing with deep, dented scarring. Your dermatologist would definitely have the best solution, but even then, it'll take some time for you to see results. Of course, patience
Here's what to expect!
When I got my first facial as a 21-year-old, I did not really know what I was getting myself into. I had no older sister who guided me throughout the whole process. I just remember entering the facial clinic and leaving a
From jade rollers to LED acne treatments and more!
Sometimes, skincare alone is not enough. As effective as your favorite products can be, there are more ways to actually make them perform better and provide you with more benefits than originally intended. For example, tools like cleansing brushes and face rollers
Getting rid of pimples is only half the battle.
If you're someone who's acne-prone and gets pesky zits regularly, you know that getting rid of pimples is only half the battle. You still have to deal with hyperpigmentation, a.k.a. the dark spots and acne marks that are left on your face
Plus everything else she did to heal her acne!
Despite being known for her luminous skin, Yassi Pressman also had her own battle with pimples when she was in her teens. She tells PEP.ph that it occurred at a crucial time when she was starting her career and feeling the pressure to
Are you applying your spot treatments correctly?
Spot treatments are a godsend. They banish the pimple by reducing its redness and inflammation without the risk of deep scarring and infection. They speed up the zit's healing process so you won't be tempted to squeezy the nasty red bump just
"I was bashed and bullied for putting too much makeup."
A teenager with acne is nothing out of the ordinary. Our bodies go through a ton of changes at this stage, and these changes usually reflect on our skin. Even celebrities aren't exempted—we've heard Hollywood stars like Lili Reinhart and Kendall Jenner's
Sue Ramirez did it before the ABS-CBN Ball!
During the preparations for the 2019 ABS-CBN Ball, celebs dropped by the Belo Beauty Suite prior to the festivities for a bit of pampering. Dr. Vicki Belo and husband Hayden Kho were on board, of course, sharing Belo treatments on IG stories.One
Do they heal or protect zits?
Everyone from our moms to our dermatologists have told us not to touch our pimples because that only makes them worse—and we know that, but does that stop us from doing it? Not really. The urge to just reach over that zit and
Who better to get acne tips from than Dr. Pimple Popper herself?
If there was one dermatologist we'd love to get acne advice from, it'll be Dr. Sandra Lee—or Dr. Pimple Popper, as many call her. In case you don't know who Dr. Sandra is, she became popular for her viral skin extraction videos