Beauty

I still remember when IOPE launched its retinol line in 1997. An instant hit, it quickly sold out in every store. People had to put down their names on a waiting list just to get their hands on a tube! Since then, the line has been revamped several times. The latest incarnation is BIO-RetinogenicTM, a new cutting-edge...

I don’t wear very much makeup, but eyeliner is a must for me. It defines my eyes and makes me look fresher and sexier. I’ve lost count of how many different kinds I’ve tried over the years, mostly from high-end brands like Bobbi Brown, NARS, and Chanel. Some of them were good, some of them were bad, but none impressed...

Koreans’ innovative spirit never fails to amaze me. Whenever I think something can’t possibly be improved, they design some crazy new technology that really changes the beauty game. Take clay masks, for example. They are little pots of mud that clarify and purify skin. Pretty straightforward, right? What else can you do...

I’m a big fan of Laneige’s Water Sleeping Pack, so I was really excited last year when the brand came out with the new Firming Sleeping Pack. Touted to be the new and improved version of the iconic Water Sleeping Pack, the new formula promises to deliver just as much hydration with the dual action of firming skin....

No matter how tired I am at the end of the day, I always find the time to double-cleanse. As a working mother with four kids and a dog, saying I’m exhausted pretty much every night would be an understatement! But even still, I know it’s essential to remove every last speck of dirt and grime from my skin to keep it...

Large pores are one of the most unsightly and hard-to-treat skin issues. Their size is determined by genetics, and worsened by excessive oil production. When your skin produces the right amount of oil it needs to stay naturally moisturized, sebum flows out of the pores smoothly. But, when your sebaceous glands go into...