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Rather, it's the moisturizing ingredient you might be missing out on.
Oil isn't all that bad for our skin, but we don't blame everyone who flinches at the sight of it in products. After all, some oils don't have the cleanest track record—a lot of them can clog your pores (we're looking at you,
Have you heard of Centella Asiatica?
Think of your skin as a sleeping ogre—you never know when it'll wake up and decide to cause trouble. That's why instead of waiting for anything bad to happen, it's important to have ingredients in your skincare that'll keep it (and you)
It's the natural anti-acne ingredient you need in your routine.
The existence of tea tree oil is one of the many solid proofs that mother nature is looking out for our skin. This natural antibacterial ingredient helps us treat acne and other skin struggles, expanding our list of breakout-fighting options that include
This skincare ingredient is one of the holy grails for hydration.
Hyaluronic acid isn't difficult to find in skincare at all. It's so well-loved and effective that even when you don't look for it on purpose, it's probably in at least one of the products you're using right now. The reason? It addresses
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
Here's how it can give you the radiance boost your skin always needed.
Talking to dermatologists and asking them about their own personal skincare routines has taught me a thing or two about what products are actually essential for our skin. It's the products they never fail to mention, and ones that they themselves use
Whether you're struggling with dull skin or dark spots, this skincare ingredient has you covered.
As someone who exclusively used face scrubs to exfoliate as a teen, I'm always jealous of people who discovered chemical exfoliants early on in life. I probably would've had clearer skin if I knew how AHAs and BHAs worked back then, or
Meet one of the beauty world's favorite ingredients for radiant, healthy skin.
The skincare world deals with trends just as much as fashion does, and with only one face to try stuff with, it's not that easy to keep up. Not everything trendy is a total must-have anyway, but there lies a few exceptions.
Lesson number one: Don't panic.
Breaking out when we're stressed is standard protocol for our skin. It's like our body's way of shaking off all that tension, like a knee-jerk (face-jerk?) response to those sleepless nights and not-so-nutritious midnight snack sessions. So while it's not exactly everyone's
It's the well-rounded ingredient you need in your regimen ASAP.
Vitamin C and alpha-hydroxy acids are always top of mind when it comes to all things brightening. The former protects and reverses sun damage (usually in the form of dark spots), while the latter reveals a healthier, more even layer of your
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,
Check out these affordable anti-aging picks starting from P500.
Skin experts deem vitamin A derivatives like retinol as the holy grail ingredient for anti-aging. Its skin-renewing benefits makes it the answer to a long list of common skincare concerns—acne, wrinkles, and dark spots, included. In fact, even if you have none of those issues, having retinol
She has quite the skincare routine, too!
Miss World Philippines 2019 Michelle Dee has a a very purposeful way of removing her makeup. For the proud morena, years of modelling and training to be a beauty queen have taught her that less is more. Especially if your products are
FYI, she only uses drugstore products, too!
Actress Sofia Andres admits that her skin has changed quite a bit after giving birth. In an episode of Barefaced Beauty, the 22-year-old mestiza revealed her fuss-free skincare routine after cleansing. Being a full time mom to baby Zoe has definitely made
Only tried-and-tested finds here.
Acne scars come in different forms. Sometimes, they’re flat, red spots that still look like zits from afar. Then, there are instances when they appear like deep dents on the face. If you want to get rid of them, you must distinguish
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
These simple tips can upgrade your routine.
We all want our skincare to work as well as they can, but sometimes, we can make tiny mistakes that are actually making them less effective. Below, we run down three products you can improve your techniques on, according to Korean aesthetician Jay Kim:"It’s
Have you been waking up with puffy eyes?
When it comes to maintaining a healthy, youthful-looking looking skin, some of the best tips undeniably come from dermatologists. During Manulife's recent wellness webinar, Dra. Vicki Belo, M.D talked about the important skincare (and self-care) habits we can practice for better skin, and here
Learn how to handle it like a boss.
Wearing a protective face mask is now a must to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but along with this precaution comes a new skincare concern: "Maskne." This coined term is from the words "mask" and "acne." The mask creates constant friction and
Make the most out of your eye cream!
The people who named the eye cream may have been adamant about where it goes, but they probably didn't know how multi-purpose it really was back then. And if you ask us, they truly missed out. Ahead, we run down five alternative