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Put down your powder, because this is the new summer makeup must-have!
Did you know that the cast of Euphoria went entirely powder-free? That’s right, not once in the second season of the hit HBO series did head makeup artist, Donielle Davy, use powder to blur the cast’s pores or to remove excess shine. In
Say goodbye to fading and caking!
Foundation can be quite tricky for people with oily skin. You need to be more strategic with application and find the right products to keep your makeup from fading or caking. It also takes a lot of trial and error to see
Want to hit reset on your makeup routine? Start here.
When any beauty-related thing becomes too overwhelming, it's normal to want to take a step back. If you've always had an intricate, full coverage makeup routine, for one, craving a minimalist reset isn't out of the ordinary. Trying to wear less products
It'll protect your skin sans the shine!
Fun fact: Belo SunExpert's Face Cover SPF 40 was one of the first sunscreens I've ever used. It was the product I wore on the latter half of my college years until I started working, and it was everything my oily, skincare noob teen self
Keep shine at bay in your selfies!
In the Philippines, it's practically summer all year round. With the constant humidity blasting our faces, in addition to the insulated heat of our masks, there is no guarantee our base makeup wont melt after a few hours.If that's something you struggle
Still waiting for those maskne marks to fade?
Maskne has practically become an inevitable thing during this new normal. There are ways to prevent it, sure, but those who wear masks out daily know that regardless of your skincare routine, it just happens.Luckily, zits are just zits—they'll soon heal and
The goal: a lightweight flawless finish and a healthy glow
We know, we know. Being at home for what seems like the entirety of the year has given us little opportunity to pretty up and play with makeup. But take heart: You mustn’t forget the power of feeling good about the way
Don't skip this!
The Department of Health raised the alert for COVID-19 to Code Red Sublevel 2 as the number of cases has jumped to 187. One step we should take to prevent the spread of the disease is to keep our surroundings and ourselves
Be glowy, not greasy.
When you have oily or combination skin, it's way too easy to accidentally be the wrong kind of glowy. That's why even before the shine peeks through, you have to prevent it with both your skincare and your makeup. One mattifying must-have
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
The hype around Laura Mercier’s powder is totally founded.
Laura Mercier's Translucent Loose Setting Powder and Glow Finish have been chosen by the Preview team as the Best Setting Powder of 2019. This and 24 other products were reviewed by 25 real girls for this year's Preview Girls' Choice Awards to
It's a simple hack that will level up your highlighting game!
Do you sometimes notice that your highlighter looks unnatural no matter how much you blend it, follow the steps you find on YouTube tutorials, and even buy all the vlogger-approved highlighter products? You apply it on your face, expecting to look like
No oven required.
"Baking" holds an entirely different meaning in the beauty world. It doesn't require an actual oven or flour, but it does require you to cook something—that something being your makeup. Difference is, you technically don't need kitchen skills to do it. Baking
Should you use it with a sponge or a brush?
A makeup artist's kit is never complete without powder. After all, we do live with perpetually hot and humid weather, so setting our makeup is a must if you don't want your look to melt off. You have plenty of options for
Because powder isn't just for oily skin!
Gone are the days when powdering your face meant a photo-unfriendly white cast. With our current pool of options, we can choose among products with different shades, finishes, and functions, because setting powder is no longer just for mattifying your skin anymore.
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,
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,
Stay matte, not flat!
Powder may seem like a one-dimensional product, but despite its simple use, it's definitely not a one size fits all. Your skin type, for one, is a crucial thing to consider if you want your powder to set your makeup without looking
Make that face stay.
Believe us when we say that powder is not the sole answer to long-lasting makeup. There are tons of other, non-cakey techniques you can add to your routine that can summer-proof your looks the same exact way. Watch the video below for