You want to get a “face lift” to deal with sagging cheeks and jowls, an undefined jaw line, wrinkles, and other classic signs of an aging face. However, you might not be comfortable about having to undergo surgery and the possible complications that comes with it. You may simply want that youthful appearance without the lengthy recovery time.Read More
After all the sun and sand of the summer months, you might notice that your skin’s not as healthy as it used to be. It may feel a little dry or begin to show spots that definitely weren’t there before. You could even say that it has lost its radiance to stay in sync with the start of the rainy season.Read More
Seborrheic keratosis is such a common skin condition that it can affect any Asian during their lifetime, much like moles or wrinkles. Chances are you’ve seen its trademark warty, round growths on an older relative before, too.
Despite its prevalence, seborrheic keratosis can still be a mystery to many people. For example, have you ever wondered what triggers the appearance of these lesions? Are such growths related in any way to melanomas? And can they be removed, if at all? To answer your questions, here’s a complete guide to seborrheic keratosis.Read More
You may be worried about the unsightly wrinkles on your face, yet hesitant to consult a dermatologist simply because you’re a man. However, it’s perfectly natural for men to be conscious of their appearance, since wrinkles and creases can affect anyone regardless of gender. In fact, more and more men are seeking cosmetic treatments in the same way that women do!Read More
Did you know that Asian skin contains more melanin-producing cells compared to the skin of individuals from other races? These cells are easily damaged or stimulated by sunlight. As a result, Asians are generally more prone to a host of skin pigmentation problems.
Curious about these skin conditions that you may also encounter? Here’s a list of 5 skin pigmentation problems prevalent to Asian skin, including common treatments for each.
Skin tags, acrochordons, and cutaneous tags all refer to small, fleshy growths that hang from the skin by a thin stalk. You may have seen these little balls of skin on other people’s necks or on your own underarms. They’re common enough to affect at least 25% of all individuals, but they’re also mysterious enough to warrant questions. For example, are skin tags dangerous? Or is it possible to remove them without professional medical help?Read More
Melasma is a condition affecting many. Also called “pregnancy mask” or “sun mustache,” melasma is a surprisingly common condition that affects Asian skin. Here’s everything you need to know about melasma, summed up in a one-stop guide.Read More
Aside from preparing gifts or ironing out date night plans, you need to get your skin ready for Valentine’s Day, too. This includes keeping your skin supple, firm, and free of wrinkles or pimples. After all, you’ll want to face your date with a fresh and youthful appearance. Here’s are 7 tips to help you achieve youthful Valentine’s Day skin.Read More
The start of the new year isn’t complete without an abundance of forecasts and predictions. While most people would look up Chinese horoscopes and Pantone colors, you might be wondering about the skin care trends that will take over 2019. Satisfy your curiosity and stay updated with this list of 6 skin care trends for the new year!Read More
Looking for the best New Year’s resolutions to write down for 2019? Aside from classics like “save money,” “exercise more,” or “learn to play a new instrument,” you can squeeze in specific goals to stick to as the new year unfolds. For one, you can include simple steps to have healthier skin! Here are 7 of the best New Year’s skin care resolutions you’ll want to have on your list.
Travelling for the holidays? Aside from planning your outfits per day and estimating how much you’ll spend on pasalubong, you’ll have to decide what beauty essentials to include in your luggage. After all, you need to take care of your skin even while you’re on vacation.Read More
With holiday preparations in full swing, you might have been caught up organizing gift lists, planning for both Noche Buena and Media Noche, and booking homecoming trips for you and your relatives. This means that you probably haven’t had time to deal with acne scars, wrinkles, and other blemishes from previous months. Fortunately, there are several treatments that can help you get rid of all these imperfections. Here are 10 skin treatments for you to look flawless this holiday season!Read More
Filipinos often look forward to the holidays with excitement, thinking of returning to their hometowns and meeting family and friends once more. Preparations for this wonderful season can be exhausting for some, however. Add a string of late-night outings and Christmas parties, and you have the perfect formula for skin stress.Read More
During the holiday season, many Filipinos often return to their home provinces and spend time catching up with their family and friends. It’s not surprising to see several outings and at least one reunion all taking place within the span of a week. Because of this, you’ll probably spend a few more hours wearing makeup than usual, so you might want to take special care of your skin to keep it at its best throughout all the get-togethers. Here are 6 steps you might want to add to your holiday skin care routine.Read More
Your high school has announced an alumni homecoming later into the "ber" months. Your classmates are emailing you, saying that they're all coming home to the Philippines for the event. It has been years since you last saw them all, hasn't it? Those years have given you wrinkles here and there on your skin, but you want to still look youthful in front of your classmates.Read More
The pleasantly cold air of "ber" months has its share of inconveniences, including shivers, itchy dry skin, and chapped lips. Lip skin is delicate, so it tends to dry out as temperatures drop. If left to worsen without proper care, this results in flaky, cracked lips. Not so flattering when you’re putting on lipstick before reunion night. If you notice that your lips are drier than they should be, here are 8 tips to help them heal faster and look beautiful again.Read More
Have you looked in the mirror and realized how your skin seems to have aged so fast--especially after being a mom? That could be a case of tired mom skin.
It could really be upsetting to realize that the youthful and glowing skin that you once had has already been replaced with a dull and lifeless complexion that seems to reveal the ‘ordeals’ of being a mom.Read More