Anti-Acne Regimen (so far)

Late 2015 and early into 2016, my face (specifically my jaw and chin area) started sprouting clusters of pimples . I’ve been acne-prone since I hit puberty, but this was the first time since high school that pimples popped up like crazy on my face; I usually get just a couple here and there. I think it must be because of stress brought on by being org president because not too long ago, I enjoyed relatively clear skin despite being exposed daily to pollution.

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Bobbie Cosmetics Dare to Bare Duo Powder Foundation

Bobbie Cosmetics Duo Powder

Price: P199 for 9g

Available at Bobbie Cosmetics counters

Ingredients: Talc, mica, talc (and) dimethicone/methicone copolymer, micronized titanium dioxide, zinc stearate, polymethylmethacrylate, polydecene, dimethicone, cyclopentasiloxane (and) dimethicone, acetylated lanolin alcohol, methyl paraben, propyl paraben, tocopheryl acetate. May contain (+/-): CI 77891, CI 77492, CI 77499, CI 77491

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Essence Stay All Day Liquid Foundation

Essence Stay All Day liquid foundation

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Price: P319 for 30mL

Available at Essence counters in department stores

Ingredients: Aqua (water), cyclopentasiloxane, butylene glycol, cyclohexasiloxane, BIS-PEG/PPG-14/14 dimethicone, sodium chloride, boron nitride, sodium potassium aluminum silicate, mica, caprylyl glycol, disteardimonium hectorite, triethoxycaprylylsilane, propylene carbonate, pentaerythrityl tetra-di-t-butyl hydroxyhydrocinnamate, silica, parfum (fragrance), alpha-isomethyl ionone, benzyl salicylate, citronellol, coumarin, limonene, linalool, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (iron oxides), CI 77891 (titanium dioxide)

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Belo Essentials AcnePro Pimple Gel

Belo AcnePro Pimple Gel

Price: ~P149 for 10g

Available at Watsons stores and supermarkets nationwide

Ingredients: Water, denatured ethyl alcohol, butylene glycol, bee venom, niacinamide, glycerin, Malva sylvestris extract, Mentha piperita leaf extract, Primula veris extract, Alchemilla vulgaris extract, Veronica officinalis extract, Melissa officinalis leaf extract, Achillea millefolium extract, carbomer, phenyethyl resorcinol, triethanolamine, benzyl alcohol, methylchloroisothiazolinone, methylisothiazolinone, chamomile extract, PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil, tetrasodium EDTA

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Artdeco Camouflage Cream in #8

Artdeco Camouflage Cream #8Price: P450 for 4.5g

Available at Beauty Bar outlets with Artdeco counters.

Ingredients: Paraffinum liquidum (mineral oil), hydrogenated polyisobutene, octyldodecanol, euphorbia cerifera (candelilla) wax, magnesium myristate, cetyl palmitate, cera alba (beeswax), petrolatum, copernicia cerifera (carnauba) wax, tocopherol, oleth-10, propylene glycol, BHT, ascorbyl palmitate, glyceryl stearate, citric acid, parfum (fragrance), amyl cinnamal, benzyl alcohol, benzyl salicylate, citronellol, coumarin, butylphenyl methylpropional, linalool, alpha-isomethyl ionone, cinnamyl alcohol, hexyl cinnamal, geraniol, benzyl benzoate. May contain: CI 19140 (yellow 5), CI 19140 (yellow 5 lake), CI 75470 (carmine), CI 77007 (ultramarines), CI 77491 (iron oxides), CI 77492 (iron oxides), CI 77499 (iron oxides), CI 77891 (titanium dioxide)

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Fashion 21 Two-Way Cake with Milk Moisturizers in #2

5Price: P195 for 11g (P140 for refill)

Available at Watsons stores and the beauty section of department stores nationwide.

Ingredients: Talc, mica, titanium dioxide, dimethicone, magnesium stearate, squalane, synthetic wax, nylon-12, silica, lauroyl lysine, tricaprylin, polyglyceryl-3 diisostearate, polymethyl methacrylate, polyperfluoromethyl isopropyl ether, benzophenone-3, ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate, tocopheryl acetate, silybum marianum (milk thistle) extract, trimethylsiloxysilicate/dimethicone crosspolymer, hydrolyzed milk protein, methyl paraben, propyl paraben. May contain: yellow iron oxide  C.I. 77492, red iron oxide C.I. 77491, black iron oxide C.I. 77499

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Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush in Exposed

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Price: ~P1000 for 5.6g

Available in online stores.

Ingredients: Talc, zinc stearate, tricaprylin, polyethylene, caprylic/capric triglyceride, cera alba, PEG-150 distearate, lanolin, laureth-4, tocopherol, polysorbate 20, tetrasodium EDTA, potassium sorbate, chlorphenesin, ascorbyl palmitate, kaolin, tin oxide, mica, carmine (CI 75740). May contain: iron oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), titanium dioxide (CI 77891), ultramarines (CI 77007), manganese violet (CI 77742), bismuth oxychloride (CI 77163), red 6 and red 7 lake (CI 15850), red 27 lake (CI 45410), yellow 5 lake (CI 19140), yellow 6 lake (CI 15985), blue 1 lake (CI 42090)

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