ICYMI, our favorite internet tita Auntie Julie has a brand new web series in collaboration with Closeup to celebrate Valentine’s Day! The #LoveBuildsLove series highlights how small acts of love can create a ripple effect, encouraging more and more people to do spread the love—no matter how subtle.
While niacinamide has been in skincare for quite a while, it’s only now that it’s getting the recognition that it deserves. The ingredient not only helps regulate oil production, but also helps fade dark spots and keep breakouts in check. It’s no wonder that niacinamide has quickly become the skincare world’s biggest all-star, and serums, moisturizers, and toners proudly display its inclusion in their packaging.
You might have noticed more and more skincare and makeup brands touting “alcohol-free” labels on their products, and for good reason. If you have dry, sensitive skin, alcohol can dry it out even more, causing it to sting and flake. And while you may have switched out your products that contain alcohol for more gentle solutions, you might be forgetting to take care of your underarms.
Whether you’re planning a safe trip back to the salon or gearing up for a DIY hairstyling session at home, consider going for a subtle color change like ash brown. The cool-toned brown shade adds a lot of dimension to your tresses without calling too much attention to your new ‘do—perfect if you’re craving a personal style change but don’t know where to start.
It's important that we all stay safe at home during the coronavirus pandemic, but that also means we can't celebrate huge milestones, like graduation. We can’t deny that it’s a huge bummer to not be able to march on stage and receive your diploma. But that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate your achievements in your own special, more intimate way.
Collagen is a huge buzzword in the skincare world, and it’s slowly establishing itself as a potent hair care ingredient, too. After all, an ingredient that can help improve the skin’s elasticity and hydration should be able to help strengthen and moisturize your hair too, right?
You may notice that your underarm skin tends to be more delicate than the rest of your body. FYI, you’re not alone! Your underarm area is extra sensitive, and shaving, waxing, and plucking can cause even more irritation. That’s why you should take extra care of your kilikili by using products that not only protect them from sweat and odor, but nourish them too.
PMS, cramps, and the threat of staining your underwear are just some of the things you can’t quite control when you have your period. But while it’s common to experience pain and inconvenience during your period, that doesn’t mean you should let it get the best of you. Below, we list some of our best tips to help conquer your red days.
Your mom has guided you and cared for you throughout your childhood, and now that you’re all grown up, you can connect in a totally different way—we’re talking a BFF connection! And you don’t have to go out to the mall or the cinema to do this. You can still have a ton of fun with your mom even if you’re both stuck at home. If you’re looking for different ways to bond with your birth giver, read on!
Not being able to see your favorite stylist could mean trouble for your colored locks. Dyed hair is pretty high-maintenance, especially if you want to keep it looking bright and shiny. If you can’t go to the salon, don’t fret! There are ways to care for your color-treated hair at home.
Boosting your child’s immune system is essential now more than ever. Kids remain vulnerable to various kinds of illnesses. Yet, with so many childcare references, websites, and forums to navigate through, it can be a challenge to know which tips or information can genuinely benefit your child’s health.
Being stuck at home might have you binge-watching way more K-dramas than normal, and with that comes craving all the Korean snacks your fave actors and actresses eat on screen. If you think you can only find those treats at Korean groceries, think again! ICYDK, there are a ton of Korean snacks you can buy on Shopee.
Dressing up when you work from home can help put you in that “I’m at work” mindset, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have to dress up even if you’re just spending the day relaxing. Putting on your favorite ensemble and a fabulous makeup look can totally boost your mood, even if you’re just doing chores all day.
If you have thick locks, consider yourself lucky. Having a ton of tresses to play with makes it easy to try out different styles to see which one suits you best—and you won’t even have to worry about your hair thinning or looking flat any time soon. But a full head of hair can be hard to control, especially if you’re not sure which products and tools can help you tame it.
While dark, hyperpigmented lips are rarely a cause for concern health-wise, they might be something that has you feeling self-conscious. You might find yourself nitpicking at your makeup look because of the effect of your lips, or you might mask them with dark, bold colors that don’t suit your personality and make you even more uncomfortable.