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It might just be the best clay mask I've ever tried.
If you commute around Metro Manila on a daily basis, you’d know that your skin is exposed to a lot of free radicals, irritants, and pollution once you step outside your house and into the street. That’s why it’s no surprise that
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
For that makeup-free glow!
Here’s one important thing to know about large pores: You can’t shrink them but you can definitely minimize them.But before you reach for a primer or a foundation, know that there are many other ways you can blur out those pores—and it all
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
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
It really works!
You don't need to have seen Kathryn Bernardo in real life to know that she has amazing skin. Her makeup artists rave about it all the time, and the beauty shots they post of the actress confirm it. That's why when we asked
Up your K-beauty game with these serums.
There are tons of serums from Korean beauty brands that are not only effective but also surprisingly wallet-friendly. If you have a specific beauty concern or issue you want to address for your skin type, check out the different options below!While skincare
Powder is the best product to use to set makeup and soak up oil. The tricky part is to find the right one that won't get cakey or settle into fine lines and large pores. That's where the list below comes in,
Just add water.
Just because we physically can't make our pores smaller doesn't mean we should stop trying! If anything, we should work even harder to keep them clean—because spoiler: That's one of the very few ways to make them less visible. To get your
I ditched my old beauty regimen and tried Origins' Original Skin line for two weeks.
The products under Origins’ Original Skin line all have one active ingredient in common: willowherb. It’s a flower known to withstand very extreme environments, so much so that “it’s the first plant to blossom on scorched earth.” According to studies, this plant
Don't skip it!
Most of us feel that using a primer is just an extra and unnecessary step in our makeup routines. We used to think so, too, actually—that is, until we saw this photo:Our skin naturally has different textures—pores, fine lines, facial hair—and a
No more random breakouts.
Truth is, our pores get clogged—daily. While it's easy to blame dirt, pollution, or even our beauty products for it, but you'll be surprised to find out that they aren't the only ones to blame.According to Dr. Genevieve Chua of Chi Dermatology,
Hide those pore-blems.
Contrary to popular belief, there's no magical product that will make your pores completely disappear. What you can do, however, is to find skincare and makeup products that will help hide them and make your skin look smooth and flawless.The secret? Keep
Here's everything you need to know.
We’ll be honest—you can’t really shrink your pores. That’s a myth. Pore size is genetic, because you can either have tiny, invisible ones or the exact opposite. So yes, until someone invents a pore-shrinking machine, your pores are going to stay the
It's one of the best ingredients out there!
Most of you probably associate retinol with skincare for older women, and we don't blame you. Derived from vitamin A, this ingredient is common found in many age-defying products as it helps encourage faster cell turnover in the skin. It therefore famously
It's affordable, too!
What: L'Oréal Anti-Pores Pure Clay MaskWhat It Is: The Anti-Pores Pure Clay Mask promises to purify, refresh, and soothe combination to oily skin in 10 minutes. It contains three kinds of pure clays: kaolin, montmorillonite, and Moroccan lava clay that's said to remove dead
Should you really be going for a matte finish?
Pore size is mostly genetic, and it would take a miracle and a half to permanently shrink yours. Therefore, the best (and fastest!) way to deal with the problem is to simply hide them from plain sight. This, of course, is easier
Read this if blackheads and whiteheads are your beauty concerns, too!
What: Charcoal Nose Pore Strip, P120, WatsonsWhat it is: It's a drugstore pore strip that promises to conveniently get rid of blackheads immediately.IMAGE Carl Alvior and Jason CayacapCurrent condition:I have a clear skin, aside from the occasional appearance of zits caused by hormonal
From cleansers to primers, we've got you covered.
We won't get your hopes high—no product can totally zap your pores shut in an instant. But what we can offer you is a list of beauty concoctions that promise to shrink, minimize and, to some extent, cover up those pesky potholes
Give them some TLC!
With skincare, prevention is always better than cure. And if you're tired of having to deal with congested skin or clogged pores, a routine that gives them more TLC than average is key. Check out our recommended skincare regimen for this skin