Skin care products you will need in your 30s

Toni Pino-Oca 05/22/2018

MY SKIN care routine took me years to perfect. I remember being 22 and absolutely clueless about what product goes with what, which product I should put on my face first, and which products to ditch because…

Combat acne according to skin type with Manny & Pie Calayan Clinic

PR 06/21/2017

BREAKOUTS surface when they are least welcome, and combating them calls for a complete skin arsenal. With several products ranging from drugstore brands to high-end lines available to the market, it can get overwhelming trying to figure…

Soothing skin relief for the summer

PR 05/22/2017

THE sizzling summer season is here and we’re all a bit hot and bothered because of it. But that’s no reason to sweat the small stuff because the perfect summer salve-ation is in the palm of your…

Beauty secrets from Cebu’s Chocolate Queen

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 04/20/2017

CEBU’S Chocolate Queen married as a teenager and now has eight children between the ages of 25 and 10. When people see her, it’s not unusual for them to say: “How does Raquel Toquero Choa maintain her…

Make-up tips from Janice, the Beauty Fairy

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 04/20/2017

RAQUEL worked with Janice Barillo, also known as “Janice the Beauty Fairy,” to educate make-up lovers and enthusiasts of the benefits of using cacao lava and theobroma oil as make-up primer. CDN was treated to an exclusive…

Lippies fit for a princess

Hayde Quiñanola 02/21/2017

HAPPY Skin has been collaborating with local talents from the beauty and fashion industry since 2013 and now their first partnership with a global brand is giving women and young girls alike more reason to love this…

Budget politics

Editorial 11/25/2016

Technically, Cebu City Hall’s budget deliberations still have more than a month to go before the December 31 deadline, but every city councilor knows better than to wait that long before they roll out the “skin and…

Is tap water safe?

Philip S. Chua 10/17/2016

THE HUMAN body is about 50 to 75 percent water. An average adult has about 55 to 60 percent (man, 60 percent, and women, 55 percent) while an infant is typically between 75–78 percent, dropping to 65…

Glutathione update

Dr. Philip S. Chua 05/30/2016

THE GLUTATHIONE craze seems to have spread to various countries, including the Philippines, inspired mostly by women’s desire for a fairer complexion and people’s quest for the fountain of health and youth. Knowing that any substance or…

Skin care business thrives

Vanessa Claire Lucero 03/20/2016

ELEANOR Velasco had to learn Cebuano to kick-start her skin care and beauty business in Cebu. “I had my share of trials. Lain kaayo ilang tan-aw nimo, og mas lisod gyud masulod sa Cebu market if dili…