While we love the camouflaging effects of makeup (we really do!), never forget that beauty starts with a clean canvas, which of course, requires special add-ons to your skin care regimen. Read on to learn how to personify the hashtag, #IWokeUpLikeThis.


Keep your skin’s surface smooth and your pores clean by exfoliating every week. Use a mild scrub with exfoliants made of natural granules that are both good for your skin and the environment.
Human Nature Purifying Facial Scrub, P99.75
Human Nature is available at department stores.

Recharge your skin.

Resurrect sleep-deprived skin by applying a non-greasy nourishing oil charged with a powerful blend of essential oils that leave your complexion soft and velvety smooth.
The Body Shop Intensely Revitalising Facial Oil, P 2,395
The Body Shop is available at SM Megamall, Glorietta, Greenbelt, SM Makati, SM Mall of Asia, SM Southmall, and Alabang Town Center.

Reinforce brows and lashes

To define your brows without lifting an eyebrow pencil, apply brow and lash growth serum every night on clean skin. The serum helps strengthen and thicken the follicles on your brows. Also, you can use this to thicken the lashes, so you can skip the mascara, too!
Shisheido Full Lash Serum
Shisheido is available at department stores.

Pamper your pout
For luscious lips, massage this anti-aging lip treatment (yes, your lips need youth-boosting products, too!) before applying lip balm, gloss, or lipstick. This reduces the appearance of wrinkles around the mouth and the lines on your lips. Plus, it boosts lip volume—Kylie Jenner lip challenge, anyone?
Murad Age Reform Rapid Collagen Infusion for Lips
Murad is available at Rustan’s branches.

Go for the glow.
Bring radiance to your complexion by spreading a brightening moisturizer with SPF. This blocks UV rays while evening your skin tone.
MAC Lightful C Marine-Bright Formula SPF 30 Moisturizer
MAC is available at SM Megamall, SM Makati, SM Mall of Asia, Glorietta, Power Plant Mall, and Rustan’s branches.


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