Take a quick scroll through your socials right now and I guarantee you'll see what I'm seeing-ultra-curated poreless selfies and Facetuned jawlines being quietly replaced by something much cooler: Honest, unretouched pics that put acne on display in
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
Solving your pore-related problems is totally possible-even on a budget. Besides, it's all about switching to products with the right "tightening" ingredients that'll make them less visible to the naked eye. Keep scrolling for some cool
Plus, a list of effective products that can get rid of blackheads.
One of our ~guilty~ pleasures in life is examining pore strips after peeling them off our noses-there's just something oddly satisfying about seeing all the blackheads bunched up in one place. While this procedure may seem effective at getting
You can't shrink them, but you can make them a little bit smaller with this advice.
Pores: Can't live with 'em, literally can't live without 'em. Even though I curse their existence, I understand they have an important role in keeping my skin naturally lubricated and moisturized blah blah blah-but am I so wrong
Real talk: I've tried every acne face wash, expensive topical cream, and infomercial product-anything not to have to give up my favorite foods for the sake of good skin. And TBH, I've been a bit of a skeptic in
Fact: There are many ~toys~ an editor at Cosmopolitan could theoretically bring home. The toy I chose to bring home this week was a pore vacuum-a device that's gone viral on Instagram over the years for sucking out blackheads in
You can't shrink them but you can definitely minimize them.
Here's one important thing to know about large pores: You can't shrink them but you can definitely minimize them. But before you reach for a primer or a foundation, know that with proper skincare habits, you can reduce
Large pores are right at the top of the list of major skincare concerns that Pinays have, along with acne, hyperpigmentation, and sun damage. Although large pores are more of a cosmetic concern, we totally understand why you're looking for
Bad news for people with oily skin: It turns out you're more prone to having large pores because your oil glands secrete more sebum. As Dr. Stephanie Sy-Chua, a fellow of the Philippine Dermatological Society explains: "Pores are actually
Powder is the best product to use to set makeup and to soak up oil, especially in the Philippines, where the humid climate can seriously mess up your makeup. The tricky part is to find the best face powder that won'
Most of us think that using a primer is just an extra and unnecessary step in our makeup routines. That is, until we saw this photo:Our skin naturally has textures-pores, fine lines, facial hair-and makeup primer acts like a
It's one of the best skincare ingredients out there!
Most of you probably associate retinol with mature skincare, and we don't blame you. Derived from vitamin A, this ingredient is common in many age-defying products as it helps encourage faster cell turnover in the skin. It therefore famously
It's normal for your pores to be visible, especially in oily areas like your chin, nose, and forehead. But that probably doesn't make you feel any better about those itty-bitty craters dotting your T-zone. So how can you
There's nothing more satisfying than knowing that your toner sucked out all the gunk from your pores. Seeing your discolored cotton pad is simply rewarding, because it means you're a step closer to winning the war on acne
PSA: Although some skincare products promise to shrink your pores, it's *really* impossible to alter their width. But there is hope! You can fake smooth AF skin with these pore-blurring makeup products. Check out our top picks below:1.