SKINCARE GUIDE

Brighter Complexion

Comparing Moisturizers: Purito Edition

Comparing Moisturizers: Purito Edition

The basic rule of thumb is that you should choose your moisturizer based on your skin type. If you are oily or combination, a lighter texture (gel, water cream) will be better. If you have dry/aging skin, you will need more thick occlusive nourishing moisturizers (think, cream). We love that P...
How to Treat Dark Spots & Hyperpigmentation?

How to Treat Dark Spots & Hyperpigmentation?

Are you dealing with hyperpigmentation or like me, or are simply looking to improve your skin tone? Here are some products which have worked for me which you can try adding into your routine! The products featured below are very gentle products which are safe to use up to 2x a day.       If you ...
The Correct Order to Apply your Skincare

The Correct Order to Apply your Skincare

How to layer your skin-care products for the best results? Layering the right way can make all the difference when it comes to getting the most out of your products.   How to Layer Your Skin-Care Products The typical skincare routine involves layering your products like so: oil-based cleanser (m...
Basics of Exfoliation - Why you should start & how?

Basics of Exfoliation - Why you should start & how?

What is exfoliation?  Exfoliating is the process of removing dead skin cells from the surface of your skin using a chemical, granular substance, or exfoliation tool. Why do we need to exfoliate regularly?  Your skin naturally sheds dead skill cells to make room for new cells every 30 days or so....
A Guide to Retinol

A Guide to Retinol

In 2019, both Freda and I got on the Retinoid bandwagon (i will get into the difference between Retinol and Retinoid later in this post)! Boy, it was one hell of a rollercoaster for the both of us. If you don't already know this, i am always trying different skincare ingredients on my own face to...
5 Reasons to love Snail Mucin

5 Reasons to love Snail Mucin

Snail slime - or better known as snail mucin, snail serum or snail filtrate is one of my favorite ingredients in skincare products. It may sound a little yucky but read on to learn more!   Snail Mucin is an animal-derived growth factor. Growth factors are high molecular weight peptides that encou...
Everything You Need To Know About Masks!

Everything You Need To Know About Masks!

Sheet masks are truly a treat for my skin especially after a long day. I love putting my hydrating sheet masks in the fridge and putting it on to hydrate my skin, soothe irritation and just relax for 15-20 minutes.   They are efficient, easy to use and there is now a huge choice of sheet masks...