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People are calling it "nature's retinol."
Retinol is great and all (it really is, here's some proof), although it's not exactly the most approachable anti-aging skincare ingredient out there. Pregnant women can't use it, for one, while many avoid it because it tends to cause minor irritation like
Can't decide on a haircut?
Whether a haircut will suit you depends on a ton of factors, and it's in your best interest to consider as many of them as possible. Your hair texture, for one, affects how your locks will look when your new cut is
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
Dr. Anna Palabyab-Rufino's beauty routine is simpler than you'd imagine.
Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Anna Palabyab-Rufino has been one of Preview's go-tos for anything and everything skin-related for years. She has helped us dispel countless skin myths like lemon juice's rumored brightening benefits, as well as enlightened us about the dos and don'ts
Keeping your skin moisturized is important, and we've heard it enough times from dermatologists not to forget it. No matter how you choose to moisturize is totally up to you, though—you can lather on the heavy cream for a strong glow or
Here are the ones you should avoid.
The discussion surrounding alcohol in skincare is quite similar to the debate on whether oil is good for your skin—everyone just couldn't seem to agree. With alcohol, the argument is that it can dry out your skin—which is true to an extent,
They'll nurse your skin barrier back to health!
We've all made skin mistakes in the past, and some of those mistakes leave a nasty reminder—a damaged skin barrier, to be exact. It's difficult to take back all those years of cleansing with harsh face washes and overexfoliating and get your
Should you use it with a sponge or a brush?
A makeup artist's kit is never complete without powder. After all, we do live with perpetually hot and humid weather, so setting our makeup is a must if you don't want your look to melt off. You have plenty of options for
Turns out, coconut oil is not the best all-around hydrator.
We've already lost count on the times we've heard people rave about coconut oil as the elixir for hydrated skin (Iza Calzado and Lais Ribeiro swear by it, to name a few). While that isn't wrong per se, in reality, oil shouldn't
Nope! It's not cleanse, tone, and moisturize.
A basic skincare routine usually has three steps: cleanse, tone, and moisturize. It's the routine every beginner probably started with and the regimen you run to when your skin needs a break from all the extra products. However, Dr. Vicki Belo doesn't
They covered a lot of topics including moisturizer, acne, dark spots, dark underarms, botox, and so much more!
Trusted celebrity dermatologist Vicki Belo's word is often worth its weight in gold–remember the time she denounced moisturizer and the internet went absolutely wild? Even her most controversial advice instantly becomes viral, which is why–combined with the adorably potent power of her
Dr. Gaile Robredo-Vitas of Derm HQ and BeautiqueMD breaks down her own skincare routine.
Here at Preview, we love hearing beauty advice from experts. Whether it's about controlling oily skin or solving beauty emergencies like sunburns, we have pros on standby to give us the best possible solutions. That said, one of our biggest curiosities is
Defy age with your tresses.
A healthy diet and a good skincare routine aren't the only secrets to looking your best in your prime. Your hair has a major role to play as well, and all you have to do is take advantage of it! Below, celebrity
Welcome to Acids 101.
Chemical exfoliation often intimidates skincare newbies, partly because it involves using "acid" on your face. But FYI, these are good acids—not the kind that'll burn your skin off (unless you use something too strong and not recommended by your derm). In fact,
Overexfoliating your skin is not the solution.
Having oily skin can both feel like a blessing and a curse. For one, you'd have to deal with blotting your face repeatedly to avoid looking like a greaseball. You'd have to live with makeup easily melting off your skin until you
Should you continue wearing SPF?
Sunscreen has long been surrounded by controversy, but a recent study on its use is alerting a new kind of concern. The research, which was published early this May, suggests that common active ingredients in SPF can be absorbed into our bloodstream. In fact, they
Here are five things to keep in mind.
Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that isn't only good for your body—it's also amazing for your skin. When used in serum form, it fights damage from free radicals, brightens your complexion, and refines the texture of your skin overtime. So if
Fake fuller tresses!
To achieve full, luscious hair like a Victoria's Secret model is no easy task on its own, and it becomes even larger a feat if you were born with extremely fine hair. But don't fret, because giving your thin tresses more volume
Go back to basics.
Last year, a trend called "skip-care" started growing in Korea (A.K.A. the land of the maximalist 10-step skincare routine). Its concept is to remove a few steps from your regimen by using multi-tasking products—such as toner-essences, oil-moisturizers, etc.—to create a more minimalist
From first aid to after-care!
It's almost too easy to get carried away while you're having fun in the sun. Despite the blistering heat, you might not recognize your skin sending you stress signals before you're red all over and officially sunburnt.Sunburn, although extremely common in the