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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
Having a bad skin day?
Bad skin days happen. Experiencing breakouts is normal, so don't stress out too much when you see a nasty red spot on your face. Also, there are several ways to make pimples go away: an effective skincare regimen, a reliable spot treatment,
Don't hate; exfoliate.
Salicylic acid is one of the most popular anti-acne ingredients for a reason. This beta-hydroxy acid works hard, and by that we mean it works deep within the skin to lift away dirt, sebum, and dead skin to prevent them from becoming
Sadly, the famous K-beauty skincare regimen is not for everyone.
The 10-step Korean skincare routine no doubt offers promising results, but the reality is that it may not work for everyone. There could only be two possible turnouts: either your skin loves it and you become the glass-skinned queen you've always wanted to
Avoid these skin medications!
Pregnancy can put a woman's system out of whack. You have dizzy bouts, you need to make a bathroom run every so often to pee, you feel tired all the time, and—oh my!—your skin simply looks different. While many couldn't be happier
All coverage, no caking.
You can always count on makeup when you want to hide a skin emergency. A touch of concealer or foundation over a blemish can make it disappear instantly, as if it never even happened. The only challenge is making it look natural,
Fight breakouts and oily skin!
Besides having clear skin, it's everyone's dream to have less visible pores, but things like oily skin, pollution, and an unhealthy lifestyle can get in the way of this goal. In fact, dermatologists will tell you that making your pores smaller is