I'm trying to pare down my skincare to just basics with the help of Althea Bare Essentials.

Going Back to Basics With Althea Bare Essentials

Don’t get me wrong. I still believe in the ritualistic effect an elaborate skincare routine has. But over time, I’ve come to realize that going back to basics is important. You only really need a solid basic routine with an addition of your needed actives (retinol, vitamin C, etc.), and you’re good to go. So …

Here's how long you should be washing your face

Should You Follow the 60-Second Rule for Face Washing?

There are really no hard rules in skincare, except, of course, avoiding using something straight-up toxic. That’s why there’s a popular expression in the Asian beauty community that goes “YMMV” or “your mileage may vary”. There’s a way of washing your face that I wish were implemented as a rule, though, because it just makes …

Jo Baker is a talented makeup artist you need to follow on social media.

Jo Baker Is the Makeup Artist You Need to Follow

These days, when you’re in need of inspiration — for makeup looks and many more — it’s so easy to just whip up your phone, go to Instagram and search for your favorite “influencers.” But if you’re looking for creative looks inspired by things you didn’t think could spark beauty enthusiasm, Jo Baker is the …

Get inspired to do your makeup for Valentine's Day and beyond with the help of these looks.

Valentine’s Day Makeup Looks You’ll Love to Wear Even After the Occasion

Full disclosure: The last time I put makeup on was a week ago and I did so because I had to. I was off to an event and I had to look at least presentable. I haven’t had the urge to play with makeup. I feel like I’ve said that so many times now, I’m …

These are the marble beauty products you just have to get.

Marble Beauty Products You Need In Your Stash

Ah, marble. There’s no other texture that’s gotten attention from professional designers and casual enthusiasts alike than this. It’s become so popular that it’s even trickled down to the world of beauty. From lip balms with swirls to packaging that’s pretty for your vanity, here are marble beauty products to keep an eye out on — …

The Neogen Green Tea Real Fresh Foam Cleanser is a favorite among many K-Beauty enthusiasts.

Neogen Green Tea Real Fresh Foam Cleanser Review / Rad or Bad?

A couple’s take on the Neogen Green Tea Real Fresh Foam Cleanser K-Beauty isn’t going anywhere. There are hundreds of brands and thousands of products to try — all of them promise to give you the coveted chok-chok skin. One product that has become a favorite and has gained quite a cult-like following is the Neogen Green Tea …

A photo of Kelsey Merritt, the first Filipino to walk the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

5 Tips From Kelsey Merritt’s Vogue Beauty Secrets Video

Fil-Am model Kelsey Merritt shared how she usually does her makeup in Vogue’s Beauty Secrets series. I’m really a fan of the series because while there are tips that have been shared and regurgitated by so many people before, there are ones that are quite refreshing. I remember one from Candice Swanepoel where she uses …