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It's time to strengthen that skin barrier.
If your skin has been experiencing hypersensitivity, tightness, itching, or inflammation recently, chances are your skin barrier is compromised. As the skin's outermost layer, the skin barrier is in charge of retaining nutrients and moisture. At the same time, the skin barrier
Stock up on these hypoallergenic brands that are gentle on your skin.
For girls with sensitive skin, loving makeup almost seems impossible. It’s not hard to see why, when practically every product always threatens to welcome contact dermatitis, also known as that pesky allergic reaction!Sure, there are products that your skin can handle, but
If you love scented skincare, you HAVE to read this.
Rhian Ramos has sworn off using anything scented on her face. After years of trying different makeup and skincare products, she knows now what works for her skin and what doesn't."My beauty regret is pretty much using any of my fragrant stuff
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
Say no to splotchy skin.
Red and pink are two statement colors that'll make any outfit stand out. You can even wear them together for a classy yet romantic mix of hues! However, no matter how much we love these hues on our OOTDs, there is one
Are you being too harsh on your skin?
No one's immune to acne, and sadly, there's also no universal way to treat it. All of us react to products or treatments differently, so it's really a trial-and-error process even when you seek help from a dermatologist. That said, the best
Let's go back to basics!
The beauty industry has been on a roll as of late—releasing new things one after the other and populating the market with buzzy beauty terms, the most unique packaging, and more (skincare) steps than we, personally, take in a day. All these
Wake up to better skin!
Because our skin is at ease the most during nighttime, it's the best time to slather on our most potent skincare. Not having to worry about sun damage, for example, gives you the freedom to soak in exfoliating acids and retinol (in
Because your underarms need TLC, too!
Full disclosure: I don't have TV commercial-grade underarms, but a year ago I did decide to go on a full-on underarm detox which, honestly, is one of the best skincare decisions I've ever made. The purge actually helped lessen that sweaty smell even
Get yourself an air purifier that does both.
The Dyson Pure Cool is an air purifier and fan hybrid that improves the overall quality of indoor air. It claims to automatically sense air pollutants, being able to capture up to 99.97% of these harmful particles in its filter and report
Still haven't found your perfect match? Read on.
From skin tone, skin type, down to foundation shade—here's a quick matching game to help you find your best match.Much like the first BBs, the CCs have gotten complaints about how one shade doesn't fit all. So big thanks Make Up Factory,
Surprisingly, she has skin troubles, too!
When Sarah Lahbati first started show biz, she didn't care much about skincare. "I thought makeup will make me look good," she admits. Being able to rely on makeup to hide every blemish or imperfection made her constantly depend on using foundation and concealer.
It's time for a fresh start.
In an effort to recover from your skincare sins of the past, oil and water (and soap) for once work together in our search for ways to cleanse, restore, and heal our skin. It’s about time we indulge in lathering up, and
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
Dodge those flare-ups like a boss.
Pretty much all skin care products are trial-and-error for those with sensitive skin. Being an expert shopper will take some time, but it's definitely possible with lots of practice!For starters, we recommend staying away from heavy oils, synthetic fragrances, and sulfates. Doing
Update your skin care routine!
Out of the 10 steps that a Korean skin care routine has, essences are probably what confuses beginners the most—and with good reason. For one, the watery texture of essences feel too similar to a traditional toner. And instead of just ridding
Find your match!
Some people believe that powder foundations are only for oily skin, but the hundred different formulations out in the market beg to differ. A natural-looking matte finish won't ever go out of style, and every skin type can rock it on occasion.
For a flawless, non-sticky base.
Any makeup artist will tell you that primers are essential for a flawless base. Whatever your skin type may be (find yours here!), there's a product that can hydrate, smoothen, and mattify yours to perfection. It need not be heavy and mask-like
Localize your regimen!
For this week's top local picks, it's all about gentle skin care. Keep scrolling for a sensitive skin-friendly routine you can cop!Step 1: Makeup RemoverSensitive skin tends to be easily overwhelmed, so stay away from heavy oils and strong facial washes to
Find what suits your skin type here!
Some girls think of toner as an optional skin care step or one worth skipping altogether, but we beg to disagree. There are loads of toners with ingredients that will actually do wonders for your skin! Just pick the right one and