It's not as uncommon as you think.
Okay, let's be real here: Zits on our faces is something we can live with because they're ~normal~. But pimples popping up on our necks is just a cruel joke-it's like our skin can'
They're annoying, but they can be solved!
Now that masks are a part of our everyday necessities whenever we have to step out of the house, we must accept that pimples on the cheeks or "maskne" are a part of our new normal, too. The good news is that
Yes, it exists, and yes, it's completely normal.
Something that's more annoying than your face breaking out is your chest getting pimples, too. (Goodbye, tank tops, low-cut dresses, and other sexy clothing!) Well, the good news is you can make them go away pretty easily and prevent
Banishing pimples is only half the battle.
If there's one thing I hate more than actual breakouts, it's the dark spots and scarring that come *after* the initial bumps are gone. It's like my skin just can't give me a break.
These zits can be nasty, but there are ways to get rid of them!
Say goodbye to pesky pimples!
We think we're all in agreement when we say we hate the sight of a newly-emerged pimple. You've done everything in your power to not get zits-stick to your skincare routine, not touch your face, and
Don't panic yet.
Nothing is more exciting for a beauty enthusiast than trying out new products. But that's not always a success, especially if we're talking about skincare. Sometimes, you'd experiment with a new product variant to see if
Find out why this underdog deserves a spot in your skincare routine.
When it comes to anti-acne solutions, azelaic acid isn't really what first comes to our minds. We tend to go for tried-and-tested ingredients like tea tree oil, salicylic acid, and benzoyl peroxide. But, we shouldn't
Add it to your arsenal of blemish-busting products!
Anyone who has acne-prone skin knows that a multi-pronged approach is usually the best way of dealing with zits. You bust out your patches, creams, and clay masks in the hopes of making them disappear by tomorrow. You also bring
Get that 'glass skin' glow—not the shine!
Fun fact: A serum is a must-have if you want to boost your skincare routine's effectivity. Each bottle is formulated with a high concentration of active ingredients to target specific concerns. If you have oily skin, we strongly recommend
It's an ingredient that's better off on your salads.
Oh, apple cider vinegar. Love it or hate it, we gotta admit that it has become one of the go-to products of Pinays for their complexion woes. A quick Google search will reveal hundreds of testimonies claiming it has done miracles
It's focused on soothing inflammation and redness.
Acne is just one of those annoying things in life we just have to deal with. It may come at unexpected times-before a meeting, a date, or an important event. Before you pop that zit in annoyance, know that there are
Learn how to handle it like a boss.
Wearing a protective face mask is now a must to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but along with this precaution comes a new skincare concern: "Maskne." This coined term is from the words "mask" and "acne." The mask creates constant friction
Here's everything you need to know.
PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome, is one of the most common hormonal disorders among women of reproductive age, and it has no known cause. Among its symptoms include irregular or no period at all, weight gain, either hair loss or excessive growth,
Plus, highlights from Cosmo's FB Live With Dr. Vicki Belo on May 15, 2020.
Add this to the list of ~*quaranthings*~ you should know about: maskne. Yes, as in mask-triggered acne. The breakouts usually appear on the surface area the medical mask covers: your chin, nose, and cheeks. With everyone wearing face masks as a
Be gentle with your skin.
So you've been doing your best in following your skincare routine using the best spot treatments in the market, but your breakouts still won't go away. You've tried almost everything-from patronizing salicylic acid products to
Go back to basics.
When you find that the usual zit-zappers like salicyclic acid, retinoids, benzoyl peroxide, and glycolic acid too *matapang* for your skin, try these naturally sourced ingredients. These additives are effective in treating acne without harming the skin. Take note of these
Calm the effing zit down.
We hate to break it to you, but stress does cause pimples. When we constantly worry about things (career, personal life, or in this case, a pandemic), our bodies produce the hormone cortisol which increases sebum production. Excess oil leads to-you
You don't need to settle for greasy skin forever.
Managing your oily skin is totally possible and don't let your pores tell you otherwise! The first step, of course, is to find the right combination of skincare products for your skin type, and you'll eventually see the
Hands off your face, please!
We've all been there before: Waking up with a nasty pimple and an overwhelming urge to just *pop* it to fix the problem ASAP. But before you go squeezing, know that you may be causing more harm than good to
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