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Welcome to Acids 101.
Chemical exfoliation often intimidates skincare newbies, partly because it involves using "acid" on your face. But FYI, these are good acids—not the kind that'll burn your skin off (unless you use something too strong and not recommended by your derm). In fact,
Here are five things to keep in mind.
Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that isn't only good for your body—it's also amazing for your skin. When used in serum form, it fights damage from free radicals, brightens your complexion, and refines the texture of your skin overtime. So if
From sheet masks to serums!
Use it the right way!
Vitamin C has tons of skin benefits. This powerful antioxidant helps even out skin tone, protects us from sun damage, and increases our skin's turnover rate, among others. These are backed by years of dermatology research, too, so it's no wonder it's one of
Is skincare for babies what you needed all this time?
Everyone with acne-prone skin knows that dealing with breakouts involves a lot of trial and error. Aside from trying to look for products that'll zap your zits, you also have to avoid whatever can make them worse. Thankfully, though, the latter is
You’d be surprised to find some of the same items in your own routine.
At a time when people are opting for metal straws and organically grown produce, the shift to using sustainable beauty products is also becoming more popular. We asked Darleen Sy, a vegan 22-year-old social media writer, about how she changed up her
According to skin experts!
Your road to youth starts with the best base—your skin. Ahead, three skin experts weigh in on the signs of aging and the things that can come to your rescue."For the face, early signs are sun spots or melasma (small patches of
But you probably secretly love it.
If you have sensitive skin, then you probably also have an entire checklist of skincare ingredients to avoid. And most likely, fragrance is in this list—not because you don't want your products to smell good, but because your dermatologist probably told you
Look for these when you shop!
To cut your product browsing time in half, it's best to keep a mental list of all the pimple-fighting ingredients that work well for your skin. This way, you can just skim through those long lists until you find exactly what you're
It's all connected!
Turns out, we should be less concerned about when the signs of aging will show on our skin. After all, it will happen eventually. It's only a matter of what kind of steps you take to slow down the process, and we're
Take your pick!
If you're doing serum research, it's inevitable that you come across products that already have a cult following. The abundance of rave reviews might even convince you to try them, because if so many people love it that much, why won't you?
Dr. Vicki Belo breaks it down for us.
Today, collagen supplements are generating buzz in the beauty industry, thanks to the various skin care benefits they provide, from suppler, smoother, and younger skin to stronger nails and hair. In the orthopedic field, where collagen has long been used for improving
No spots in sight!
I was born with extremely oily skin. I have accepted my fate, so I was always very religious in trying every bottle and tub of pore-purging products.Every time I went for a facial, though, the aesthetician would always point out that a
Here's everything you need to know.
Benzoyl peroxide is one of the most popular ingredients for treating acne. Compared to salicylic acid, though, benzoyl peroxide addresses breakouts quite differently. To know more about the acne-fighting ingredient, Preview asked Dr. Gaile Robredo-Vitas of BeautiqueMD to break down the basics:What is
Here's everything you need to know.
We’ll be honest—you can’t really shrink your pores. That’s a myth. Pore size is genetic, because you can either have tiny, invisible ones or the exact opposite. So yes, until someone invents a pore-shrinking machine, your pores are going to stay the
It's important to know if your facial wash is acidic or alkaline.
Cleansers are the foundation of any skincare regimen. Using the wrong one can affect how other products work on your complexion, which is why knowing your cleanser's pH level is important. To learn more about acidity and alkalinity in facial washes, we
It's one of the best ingredients out there!
Most of you probably associate retinol with skincare for older women, and we don't blame you. Derived from vitamin A, this ingredient is common found in many age-defying products as it helps encourage faster cell turnover in the skin. It therefore famously
She takes us through her daily skincare routine.
Janine Gutierrez looks effortlessly beautiful 100% of the time. Hence, we're not surprised that the bare face-loving actress has an equally minimal skincare routine. Still, don’t be fooled, because her products work like magic! And to quote Janine, “A little goes a
How does it really work?
PSA: Glycolic acid is the next ingredient you should look for in skincare products if you want a smooth, glowing complexion. This active ingredient is a type of AHA that exfoliates and renews the skin's surface. As a result, your skin tone
Safely make the swap.
True-blue beauty girls know that skincare was never a trend—the concept has always been there since the beginning of time. But if you just started a solid skincare routine, or if you've realized you haven't been doing it correctly, or if you're wondering