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No workouts required!
Come the holidays, you're not supposed to worry about anything apart from wiping out all the delicious food on your plate. But if you don't want those hours at the gym to go to waste, a little pre-vacay beauty prep never hurts.
These are much gentler on your skin!
Many would often use a loofah to exfoliate darkened areas of the body like the elbows and knees, but as dermatologists like Dr. Vicki Belo has recently brought to light, loofahs can sometimes be too abrasive which can "hurt your skin," she explains, adding that scrubbing can
Slough away dead skin as you shower!
When dealing with rough skin and dead skin cells, you can always count on exfoliators and scrubs to nurse your skin back to smoothness. They'll get rid of the dirt and pollutants that cling onto your skin every time you step outside—not
Take good care of your new ink!
When you get a tattoo, the general aftercare rules are: 1) You regularly wash it with water and mild soap; 2) You don't scratch or pick at it; 3) You keep the area moisturized.But why exactly do you have to keep your
Smooth out those rough elbows and knees!
You may regularly be exfoliating your face, but how often do you exfoliate the rest of your body? Considering that commuting always compounds the gunk and grime that stick on you on a daily basis, exfoliation should be part of your cleansing
Not sure what to shop at Rustan's? Let this be your guide.
Department stores are one of the best ways to browse and test beauty products in the flesh. In other countries, people flock to stores like Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Sephora to have their beauty fix offline, whereas here in the Philippines,
Your face isn't the only one that needs TLC!
Our legs go through a lot. Aside from being exposed to dirt, bacteria, and pollution, they're also constantly shaved, waxed, and bitten by mosquitoes. All of those can lead to bumpy, scarred gams. If you want them to always look their best,
Wash off those breakouts in the shower.
Whether you've had pimples on your back since your teen years or the holiday stress is causing them to become extra red and inflamed, the point is, bacne is annoying and it needs to go, like right now. If the products you're
Bare those legs with confidence!
Our knees are naturally prone to darkening, but that doesn't mean they're doomed to stay in the dark forever! Below, we run down some body care tricks for brighter-looking caps:When our skin is exposed to a lot of friction, like rubbing and
Derm-approved solutions, right this way.
No one deserves to live with pit problems forever. So to try and make your life easier, we asked dermatologists for their tips on how to deal with the most common underarm issues. See what we learned below!1. SweatingAs embarrassing as sweaty armpits
An expert weighs in.
Here's the thing: having "chicken skin" on your armpits doesn't mean you have bad hygiene. In fact, someone can shower four times a day and still be prone to developing tiny bumps. So who's the real culprit behind that unwanted texture? We asked dermatologist Dr. Gaile
To laser or not to laser?
Whether you have sensitive skin or you just always end up randomly bumping into furniture (ouch), you've probably developed a few battle scars on your legs along the way. Thankfully, you don't have to carry them all throughout bikini season, because Dr.
For some, hair removal is essential for good hygiene. After all, waxing or shaving leaves our skin clear and as smooth as a baby's. But then, how necessary is it exactly to remove our body hair? Especially when it comes to the
No gym membership required!
Achieving an Insta-worthy backside doesn't always have to mean doing 80 squats per day and clocking in extra hours at the gym. An appointment with your dermatologist could pretty much achieve the same effect, if not better! Don't believe us? We asked Dr.
For brighter and smoother armpits!
For the skincare-obsessed, weekends are usually reserved for pampering sessions. Massages, face masks, even a simple no-makeup day is enough to give your skin a break from the usual grind. While you're at it, it certainly wouldn't hurt to sign up your
Get ready for that cheeky beach selfie!
It might only be February, but mark our words: it'll be summer before you know it. So while you still can, we suggest you get a headstart and prep your skin for that perfect beach selfie! Below's a quick list of must-haves
Multi-purpose products are life.
Always keeping a lip balm within reach is one beauty commandment we have no plans on breaking. No one should suffer from dry, chapped lips any time of day—no, thank you. That said, storing that moisturizing tube (or tin) in all our
For armpits smoother and brighter than your future!
For armpits smoother and brighter than your future, it's time for you to upgrade that routine of yours. Below, we list products that'll keep those underarms soft, even-toned, and odor-free sans the hassle!IMAGE Skin GenieSKIN GENIE Pit Perfect Scrub, P200, Skin GenieHaving
Pack these inside your traveling bags!
Being immersed in hot and humid weather for most of the year has our bodies accustomed to light moisture. Even if you have dry skin, a thin layer of lotion would usually suffice. But when we hit the cooler months, we tend
Get your body glowing.
As citizens of an extremely humid country, we've all probably began swearing off moisturizing our body at one point. Our most common complaints include the fact that everything feels too sticky or that it's just not hydrating enough. It's definitely a struggle!