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It's one of the secrets to clear skin and smaller-looking pores.
If you struggle with acne, exfoliating regularly is no longer an optional thing (check out your beginner's guide here). You should get those dead skin cells off your face at least once a week, because if not, those breakouts will never leave
Take note of these before your next skincare haul.
Regardless of your pores' genetically-determined size, they can become less glaringly obvious with the right skin habits and products on your side. So the next time you go skincare shopping, don't just add anything that says "pore-tightening" or "pore-shrinking" to your cart. Instead, take
Let your skin breathe but still look flawless.
Ever since we started wearing masks, we lost our love for foundations. Seeing it stain our masks wasn't so fun at all, and we felt that it may have contributed our previous maskne problem. But since we're not born with porcelain-smooth skin,
She also reveals how to get rid of eye bags!
Maja Salvador's job as an actress requires long working hours, which means she's always staying up late and prone to eye bags. So, when she shared her morning skincare routine, she had a special step dedicated to calming down dark circles. She likes
Achieve smoother-looking skin without makeup!
Contrary to popular belief, our pore-related problems don’t just magically disappear after our teens. The size of our pores remain the same regardless of our age—it is genetic, after all! That’s why if you’re already in your 30s and still dealing with
Minimize pores with these affordable finds!
Solving your pore-related problems is totally possible even on a budget. Besides, it's all about switching to products with the right "tightening" ingredients that'll make them less visible to the naked eye. Keep scrolling for some cool affordable finds you can try!Salicylic
When we talk about Korean "glass skin," we instantly picture it as radiant, dewy, and most importantly—poreless! But here’s the thing: attaining a poreless complexion doesn’t exactly mean removing your pores. It’s more about refining the appearance while still allowing your skin
Like a facelift for your pores!
It may be physically impossible to shrink your pores (thanks, genetics!), but you do have more than enough options to make them look smaller and "tighter" than they really are. And don't worry, most of them won't require you to put on
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
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