Gone are the days when you had to get all your skincare products abroad because the local ones just weren't cutting it. Nowadays, there are a lot of proudly Pinoy brands that can compete with international brands (or even beat them!).
If you're coming home to the Philippines this holiday season, be sure to stock up on these skincare goodies (for you and as pasalubong for your family and friends overseas!) Below, we compiled the best local products for a full skincare routine:
A cleanser is a non-negotiable in your routine, especially after a long day. Choose one that is gentle on the skin while ensuring all traces of dirt and oil are removed.
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A good toner will clarify and soothe the skin post-cleansing. This one by Skin Genie is infused with apple cider vinegar, Russian vodka, witch hazel, and tea tree to promote clear skin and prevent pimples.
Skin Genie Apple Cider Vinegar Toner, P250, BeautyMNLContinue reading below ↓
Serums contain active ingredients that work deeper in the skin. The tomato serum from SkinPotions tightens pores, reduces inflammation, treats sunburns, and balances pH levels.
SkinPotions Tomato Serum, P295, Lazada
Start incorporating an eye cream in your routine while you're still in your twenties because prevention is always better than cure!
QUICK FX EyeLift Cream, P129, LazadaContinue reading below ↓
Caught in a pimple emergency? Don't pick at it—instead, apply a spot treatment immediately. This gel from Celeteque contains BHA and PHA (Poly Hydroxy Acid) that exfoliate dead skin cells and banish acne.
Celeteque Acne Solutions Acne Spot Corrector Gel, P169, LazadaContinue reading below ↓
This paraben-free serum-moisturizer hybrid is enriched with aloe and rose extract, and serves as a great makeup base. The gel texture is never sticky, and is instantly absorbed by your skin. The mild rose fragrance from its natural ingredients smells lovely, too!
In Her Element Rose Gel Serum Moisturizer, P895, LazadaContinue reading below ↓
Don't go out of the house without sun protection! If you're not a big fan of the white or gray cast that most sunscreens leave, you can opt to use a tinted version so that it matches your skin tone. The Belo tinted sunscreen can be used on its own or layered under your favorite foundation or powder.
Belo SunExpert Tinted Sunscreen SPF50 PA++++, P619.50, LazadaContinue reading below ↓
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