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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.
Take note of these before your next skincare haul.
Regardless of your pores' genetically-determined size, they can become less glaringly obvious with the right skin habits and products on your side. So the next time you go skincare shopping, don't just add anything that says "pore-tightening" or "pore-shrinking" to your cart. Instead, take
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
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
Ever tried using retinol?
Your skin goes through many changes in your 30s. According to dermatologist Dr. Gaile Robredo-Vitas, "this is because your skin starts to degrade collagen and elastin more than it is making them." You might be experiencing more dryness in certain parts of your face, or you may
Solutions to your acne woes, right this way.
We've all been through enough skincare mishaps to know that you can't trust everything you read on the internet. For delicate concerns like acne (and everything that it leaves behind), the last thing we want to happen is to make things worse.
Don't be intimidated!
The only thing we hear about as often as retinoids is its intimidating side effects. Once you start using this potent ingredient, it starts a process called "retinization" on your skin, which takes the form of redness, peeling, and dryness. Definitely not
Clay masks, anyone?
Having oily skin is high-maintenance—you're constantly searching for products that can help mattify the shine. But with the number of products in the market right now, it's hard to tell which ones are good for your complexion and which ones will only
Clear your routine of these mistakes.
Since we were introduced to the wonders of vitamin C, everyone in the skincare world was hooked. The reason is simple: From lightening acne marks to preventing fine lines, vitamin C won't let you down. When it blew up in the market, Western
Spoiler: It's a good kind of fungus!
A new year calls for new members to your routine. Though you might think that your current skincare list is complicated as it is, we have one ingredient that you will not regret adding to it—a ferment filtrate ingredient called galactomyces. It's
New year, new skincare routine!
We've already talked about the products you should forget about for the new year, so now it's time to shift our attention to the stuff that's actually worth trying. These are things that you've either ignored before or simply haven't heard of;
We tried it and liked the results!
By now, you probably already know about skin boosters like retinol, collagen, and hyaluronic acid, but madecassoside may be something you aren't familiar with yet, even if it's been around for quite some time. If you feel that you're skin needs urgent recuperation (and
Coffee's not just for brekky!
For most of us, coffee is a prerequisite to a productive day. The caffeine in a cup of joe gives a jolt of energy that will help us get through our work shift. But besides being a breakfast staple, this ingredient is
Because a healthy skin barrier means healthy skin.
Instead of worrying about the size of your pores (which you can't change, by the way), shift your attention towards taking better care of your skin barrier instead. As our first line of defense against dehydration and environmental aggressors, it's key to
It treats blackheads, too!
Fun fact: Googling "glycolic acid" yields nine million search results. The active skincare ingredient has become a buzzword, and is found in many skincare products, from toners and serums to face masks. If you've ever wondered what it actually does to the skin,
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
Some people are even saying it's better than retinol.
Retinol is great and all (it really is, here's some proof), although it's not exactly the most approachable anti-aging skincare ingredient out there. Pregnant women can't use it, for one, while many avoid it because it tends to cause minor irritation like
Keep your skin soft and supple!
To keep your skin looking young and feeling supple, don't skimp on the moisture. Of course, this is easier done with the help of skincare, be it through using your reliable serum nightly or slathering on moisturizer every day. That said, using products