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Fight shine for the hotter temps!
Toners are a staple in a basic skincare routine. It's commonly used to remove traces of dirt and makeup—but it can actually do more than cleanse the skin! Packed with numerous skincare benefits, toners help balance the pH level of the skin, and it
Because it's way too hot for a full face.
Being extra with your beauty routine in the dry season (A.K.A. "summer") is quite the struggle. Less automatically feels like more, leaving all of us with no choice but to make a few necessary switches. Nobody wants to look a mess, we
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
Clay masks, anyone?
Having oily skin is high-maintenance—you're constantly searching for products that can help mattify the shine. But with the number of products in the market right now, it's hard to tell which ones are good for your complexion and which ones will only
Hydrate and soothe your skin in one go!
Aloe vera is perhaps one of the most widely-used soothing skincare ingredients out there. When it's not mixed into a product, it usually comes in the form of a ready-made gel, which has extracts from a real aloe vera plant and does
Say goodbye to blotchy foundations!
Thanks to its hype, compact cushions remain a popular choice among many beauty afficionados, but they're not exactly the go-to for people who struggle with greasy T-zones and oily skin. But you don't have to worry because we found five compact cushions
What a steal!
Elisse Joson believes confidence is the key to being beautiful, no matter what your skin color may be. While the desire to have lighter skin varies from person to person, she thinks this should not be used as a beauty standard."For me,
It's an essential step you definitely you shouldn't skip!
While some believe that a toner is a skippable step, we believe that it is in fact one of the most important. Many people still think that the use of toner means swiping harsh and drying alcohol on the face, but that's
Is it skincare or highlighter? They'll never know.
The tropical country girl's pursuit for "glass skin" makeup is challenging, thanks to our collective fear of accidentally looking like a grease ball. But as impossible as pulling it off seems, there are simple tricks you can do to cop that trendy
Give your regimen a full K-beauty makeover!
We don't blame you for falling hard and fast for K-beauty, especially for their skincare. Those glow-inducing options are hard to resist, given that they offer a variety of impressive formulas that are perfect for Asian skin. This is probably why many
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
It's a confusing skin type, to say the least.
Ah, combination skin—the skin type that can't seem to make up its mind. Is it oily? Is it dry? Is it both? It's truly hard to tell, and we can't blame you for being confused. But one thing is for sure, though—if
While face powders work wonders in removing shine, they tend to unwantedly emphasize fine lines and dry patches. This is especially true in your thirties when the skin naturally gets drier. If you want to cut back shine without looking flat, try switching to illuminating powders, or in this case,
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
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
For that "your skin, but better" vibe.
BB creams used to seem like a fleeting product trend, originating from Germany and gaining popularity once it hit Korea. But years later, many beauty enthusiasts still swear by this non-foundation as their go-to base product—the way that it bridges makeup and
It's your first step towards healthy, glowing skin!
A good skincare routine always starts with a cleanser—whether gel or cream, foamy or not, scented or unscented. Each varies from the rest, and one might be better for a specific skin type compared to others. There are just too much cleansers
Don't let the heat ruin your glam!
Let's be real: No one wants to wear a full face of makeup when the weather outside is too hot and humid to bear. But since we do live in a tropical country, it's inevitable to eventually find yourself in that situation.
Prep and prime for a flawless base.
Primer's primary job (pun intended) is to prep the skin for makeup so everything goes on smoother. It's also meant to create a physical barrier between your face and the products, which doesn't only prevent breakouts, the indirect contact actually helps makeup stay
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