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These will still get the job done just fine!
A product doesn't need to be called a moisturizer to, well, moisturize. You have several other options for hydration when your skin (or you) can't handle an additional layer, especially if you're dealing with weather as hot and humid as the Philippines'.
Yup, they're not the same!
Before taking an interest in skincare, I always thought that hydration and moisturization meant the exact same thing. I used the two terms interchangeably until a few years ago, when I found out that I, someone who has oily skin, also had
Is it really an essential step?
We love eye cream, we really do. It's a fantastic addition to your skincare routine since there's practically one for every concern out there, be it dark circles or fine lines. However, through the years, we've noticed that it's never really on
New year, new skincare routine!
We've already talked about the products you should forget about for the new year, so now it's time to shift our attention to the stuff that's actually worth trying. These are things that you've either ignored before or simply haven't heard of;
Ever wondered what they actually do for your skin?
The tags on celebrity-approved luxury skincare products seem like they're just meant to hurt our bank accounts, but truth be told, there are several that live up to their names and their prices. Given their hefty cost, some of these celebrity- and
Nope, we don't mean Dr. Vicki Belo!
Some people believe in using moisturizer, while some don't. Regardless of which side you're on, we present a more neutral perspective: You don't always need to use it. But before you squint at your screen in doubt, let us explain—or better yet, allow
Or if you have sensitive skin!
Actives, acids, or active ingredients are made to target specific problem areas, from acne marks to hyperpigmentation, that your average face wash-and-moisturizer combo can't fix. But because they're so potent, they’re highly reactive. Retinols, for one, don’t mesh well with AHAs and BHAs, and other
Forget about that sticky or greasy feeling—this one is light as air!
Olay's Regenerist Whip has been chosen by the Preview team as the Best Moisturizer for Night of 2019. This and 24 other products were reviewed by 25 real girls for this year's Preview Girls' Choice Awards to see if they truly deserved
Having trouble finding the perfect moisturizer?
Clinique's iD has been chosen by the Preview team as the Best Moisturizer of 2019. This and 24 other products were reviewed by 25 real girls for this year's Preview Girls' Choice Awards to see if they truly deserved their title. Ahead,
Keep your skin soft and supple!
To keep your skin looking young and feeling supple, don't skimp on the moisture. Of course, this is easier done with the help of skincare, be it through using your reliable serum nightly or slathering on moisturizer every day. That said, using products
An extra layer of moisture never hurts!
By now, you should know that moisture is king if you want plump and glowing skin. In fact, layering several lightweight skincare products that are hydrating can give you a similar effect to using moisturizers and serums. Plus, having an additional step
Look at that glow!
Lucy Torres-Gomez once told us that her skincare routine has become simpler throughout the years. She sticks to the basics to keep her complexion healthy, and she tries to avoid overwhelming her skin with unfamiliar ingredients and products. This time around, another
Fight signs of skin aging.
Retinol is one of the most popular and effective skincare ingredients in targeting skin concerns such as acne, blemishes, hyperpigmentation, rough texture, and wrinkles. It's the over-the-counter sister of retinoids, which is a derivative of Vitamin A and a potent exfoliant that
It's lightweight but brings in loads of goodies to the skin.
Patchology's AquaFlash Daily Moisturizer is a lightweight concoction in gel form. It promises to deliver maximum moisture and to promote collagen synthesis to smooth lines, thanks to the product's Hyaluronic Acid. It also has Neem trees extract that provides powerful anti-oxidants, as
That heavy face cream may not be the right product for you.
If you have oily skin and you hate how most creamy moisturizers make it look and feel greasy by lunchtime, consider switching to gel formulas. Gel moisturizers are normally water-based so they feel lighter on the skin—this also means they absorb quickly! Check out the ones we’ve already tried and tested
One product is sold every three seconds!
K-beauty is definitely having its moment here in the Philippines. More and more Korean beauty brands are setting up shop in the country, and while we always appreciate more options and innovations, it's becoming increasingly challenging to stand out. However, when a brand
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
Get the best of both worlds!
We admit that having several steps in a skincare routine can be quite tedious, but that doesn't mean we can be lax at delivering what our skin needs. We know you skincare-obsessed Preview girls would never dare skip your day and night
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
Wondering why it's been all over your feed?
Instagram has convinced us to purchase a long list of things—skincare included, obviously. That's why when we started spotting the same red jar of moisturizer on our feeds, being raved about by everyone from beauty queens to It girls and makeup artists,