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It helps with texture, tone, and more.
If you’re after bright, smooth, and glowing skin, then alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) could be the missing piece in your routine. From exfoliating dead skin cells, providing hydration, to pushing your skin to create more collagen, this category of acids addresses any skin concern
Find out the best one to use for your skin type.
Acids have been all abuzz in the skincare world for a while now—and for good reason. Used correctly, these exfoliating powerhouses boast a host of skincare benefits for all skin types. Whether you have dry, dehydrated, oily, or mature skin, there’s an
Hit restart on your skin without neglecting the essential steps!
Whether you’re a beauty aficionado junkie or just a beginner starting out, there’s no denying that experimenting with chemical exfoliants like AHA, BHA, PHA, and retinoids are part of the fun with skincare. With so many products on the market, and even
Everything you need to know, right this way.
Whiteheads are just as annoying as regular zits because they eventually "mature" into fully grown pimples. If you're absolutely determined to get rid of these bumps, read on to find out everything you need to make them go away for good.Whiteheads, by
Layer your skincare like a pro!
Organizing your skincare routine can be just as satisfying as Marie Kondo-ing your home. And we don't just mean cleaning up your product stash—arranging your skincare steps in the right order counts, too! It can be a little overwhelming at first, but
It'll take your skincare routine to the next level.
Serums make your skincare routine more powerful than it already is. It elevates the effect of your everyday steps, doing all the heavy lifting so all you need to do is wait for results. And aside from being consistent, the most important
Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor swore by this back in the day, too!
If you're open to experimenting with your exfoliating routine, you may want to consider dermaplaning—or shaving your face. It's a golden secret for smoother skin, and it's popular among Hollywood stars like Reese Witherspoon, Carrie Underwood, and even icons like Marilyn Monroe
It can hold five times more water than hyaluronic acid!
Everyone always talks about how great hyaluronic acid is for the skin, but no one ever mentions its skincare sister—polyglutamic acid. Like HA, polyglutamic acid packs a punch for those seeking hydrated and glowing skin. With a bunch of serums and essences adding
She shares that the key to glowy skin is to always hydrate your face.
Binibining Pilipinas 2021 2nd Runner-Up Meiji Cruz undeniably has beautiful morena skin. Aside from winning one of them main crowns, she went home with the Best in Swimsuit title as she left everyone in awe with her gorgeous smile and bright energy. The
Yup, the beauty queen used extra virgin coconut oil!
You might remember Samantha Bernardo for her iconic "Agila" national costume that effortlessly made her win the crown as Miss Grand International 2020 1st runner-up, this Filipina beauty queen and current Pinoy Big Brother housemate definitely leaves us a long-lasting impression every time
She shares her 5-step cleansing and skincare routine!
Aside from being the owner of Sering Studios and practicing healthy habits, Miss Globe Philippines 2021 Maureen Montagne also has a simple but effective way of removing her makeup. For the proud Filipina-American model and host, almost a decade of winning numerous beauty
Is "paraben-free" really better?
It's no secret that the "clean" beauty movement has painted many "normal" ingredients in cosmetics in a not-so-positive light. Parabens are without a doubt at the top of this list, to the point where "paraben-free" has become as big of a marketing
Are mineral sunscreens really "better" than chemical sunscreens?
Sunscreen is probably the most misunderstood skincare product out there. It has its fair share of naysayers, and because the science behind it isn't the simplest, misinformation about it is practically everywhere. So let's do some myth-busting, shall we? Keep scrolling for
The packaging may be cute, but don't forget to check the product label, too!
Before we decide to purchase a new skincare product, we typically look at a product's packaging and marketing claims first. While those are fair points to consider in your decision-making process, you might want to choose based on a product's ingredients list
And why you should make the switch.
Like most people, my underarms have lines, hyperpigmentation, and chicken skin that I want to get rid of. I don’t really smell when I sweat, but I do get the occasional B.O. when I don’t put on deodorant before a workout or
It's the powerful brightening ingredient you need in your routine.
We've all been through some type of skin damage, and some have given us battle scars from our face to our body that we just can’'t get rid of. Here's where skincare comes in, specifically pigmentation-fading ingredients like glycolic acid, niacinamide, retinoids,
Are you doing all the right things?
Thanks to our hot and humid weather, almost everyone who lives in the Philippines will struggle with oily skin and acne at one point. However, for a select few, these skin concerns aren't purely geographical or even seasonal. Many of us are just
Like botox, but it's free.
As we get older, wrinkles will eventually find their way to our faces. A temporary solution to smoothen these wisdom lines is through botox, but that doesn't come the cheapest, and neither is it an option that everyone's open to try right
Hyperpigmentation is stubborn, but these ingredients are hard workers.
If you struggle with acne, dealing with dark spots is not unfamiliar territory. In fact, dark spots can also be caused by sun damage and hormonal changes. In medical terms, these darker patches are referred to as hyperpigmentation.According to the American Osteopathic
Achieve the skin of your dreams.
One of The Ordinary's best-selling products, the Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 is a great serum for locking in moisture. The hyaluronic acid paired with hydrating B5 is a powerful moisture bomb, keeping your skin moisturized for longer periods of time. Just