We've been living a lie!
Ask any woman how she keeps her skin *glowing*, and in addition to mentioning proper diet and exercise, she'll say that she drinks a lot of water, too. But the truth is-brace yourselves-drinking water to hydrate your skin
A dermatologist weighs in.
While we've confirmed that most people's faces become oilier in the summer, we can't say the same for our bodies. Dry skin, for one, is an almost universal issue-no matter the season. Our elbows and
Buh-bye!
First things first. Dark circles and eye bags are different-you can have one or the other, or, annoyingly, both. But between the two, we'd take dark circles over bags any day because ICYDK, they're a lot easier
Here are our top picks!
You may have your toners and essences and serums, but the heart of every skincare routine is a kickass moisturizer. Whatever your skin type, be it very dry or very oily, you need it! If you're on the hunt for
Prevention is key.
According to the NHS, ingrown hairs happen when "hairs have curled around and grown back into the skin." This can lead to red, itchy spots and whiteheads. Niiice.So how do we prevent them? Here's everything you need to know:
No shaving cream? No problem!
Aside from your face, neck, and chest, your hands can age quickly, too, especially if you're always in a dry environment like your air-conditioned office. The solution? Hand cream! But before you put it away after slathering it all over
It's bad...
This summer, whether you're jetting off to Palawan or Boracay to escape the city heat, one thing's certain: You'll be riding a plane to get there. And even if the flight is only around 50 minutes to an hour
No need to spend a ton of moolah to get gorgeous skin!
When it comes to skincare, you may have heard that it's good to invest (aka spend a ton of money) in the products you put on your face. But that doesn't mean you have to shell out thousands
*Pat, pat, pat*
When we say "masks," we usually think of jars and tubes of goopy stuff that are made with charcoal or clay or a special combination of oils and extracts. They literally cover the face; that's why they're called
Spoiler: It's more than you think.
Another tale as old as time is the concept of how much sunscreen is enough to protect your face and body from sun damage. You might think you're applying too much because your entire body is covered in a white cast,
Nothing is safe anymore.
We're often told to avoid food and drinks loaded with sugar, salt, and fat in order to have good skin. But did you know that healthy foods could also be the reason why that one red zit won't go away?
Take note this summer, CGs!
Being sunburned isn't a good look for anyone, particularly since scorching your skin just once every two years can triple (!) your risk of melanoma.And while most people know better than to expose their skin to sunshine without any sunscreen, sometimes
It's the perfect at-home treatment for your skin!
Various brands have now come out with serums, peels, and toners with brightening properties; because when you've finally conquered your acne, more often than not, you're left with unsightly marks and scars that take forever to fade. Though the hyperpigmentation
They're just as susceptible to sun damage!
Heading out? Not too fast! Before enjoying your time out in the sun-and even on your regular commute, because surprise, surprise, it's always sunny AF these days-make sure to put on some sunscreen. And we don't just mean
Science never fails to amaze us.
As a society that loves highlighters and all things illuminated, there is no doubt that everyone will go gaga for light-up tattoos once they become readily available to us. Different from glow-in-the-dark tattoos, this new and innovative form
Ready for double cleansing?
Whether you have dry, oily, combo, or even sensitive skin, cleansing oils are your BFFs. As the first step in the famous "double cleansing" method, these oils do everything from conditioning dry patches, removing excess sebum, and erasing every bit of makeup
Here are the nine worst things you can do to your skin.
We've all heard and read about the horrible things you can do to your skin. In fact, we sometimes commit a few skincare sins of our own. But do you know how bad they actually are?While you may have mastered
Don't forget to exfoliate!
In a country where the sun is always shining and the humidity levels are off the charts, it's almost unheard of to have dry skin-what with all the heat and moisture, the possibility of having a cracking, flaky complexion
Never been to a derma? Read up!
These days, we're faced with a growing selection of dermatological treatments in our quest for flawless skin. How do you know which one's right for your skin type and woes? We compiled a list of the common non-surgical procedures
Leave. That. Pimple. Alone.
1. IMPORTANT: Know your skin type."There is no one-size-fits-all approach to skin care," says Dr. Mara Therese P. Evangelista, MD, FDPS, a dermatologist and dermatopathologist at Levana Dermatology Clinic in Quezon City. "A lot of people use the
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