If you thought South Korea, Japan, and France were the only beauty experts, think again. Our local beauty industry has been seriously upping its game in recent years! This is especially true in the skincare arena. Local brands are serving you everything from acne solutions to anti-aging serums. In fact, if you look hard enough, you can bet there’s a Filipino product out there that’s been made just for you.

New to these parts? We’ll show you the ropes. Start strong with the 5 proudly-Pinoy skincare products we’ve spotlighted below. They may just be your next Holy Grails!

1. Skin Genie Blindspot Healing Stick, P100
This quick pimple fix takes the world “multi-purpose” to a whole new level. Not only does it heal acne, it also treats pimple marks, rashes, dark elbows, and other types of scarring. You can credit its lightening powers to a rich blend of plant-based ingredients—namely, seaweed extract, rosehip oil, Vitamin E, and shea butter. If you haven’t gotten your hands on this miracle-in-a-tube, you’re definitely missing out!

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2. Human Nature Overnight Elixir, P1,295
For instant radiance and lasting hydration, try this premium botanical blend. It contains much-loved essential oils, such as lavender and rosemary. These penetrate deep into the skin to control excess oil and repair signs of aging. With nightly use, you’ll be waking up to your smoothest complexion ever in no time. (Have we mentioned its aromatherapy benefits, too?)

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3. Happy Skin Catch The Sun Brightening Cream SPF 40 PA+++, P999
When you’re living in the tropics, applying your daily SPF is a non-negotiable. To make sunscreen feel less like a chore and more like a treat, you’ve got this bestselling cream. Besides providing powerful sun protection with SPF 40, it also contains moringa seed oil and hyaluronic acid to keep the skin hydrated all day. No greasy finish!

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4. VMV Hypoallergenics Re-Everything Cream: Anti Age Primary Treatment, P2,345
Another year, another wrinkle or age spot to worry about. But here’s a fact: while your skin won’t maintain its youthfulness forever, you can prolong the golden years with this anti-aging cream. Powered by Kinetin growth factors and unbuffed glycolic acid, it helps restore elasticity, create healthier cells, and lend dull skin a post-facial glow. With skincare this effective, age is truly just a number.

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5. Beauty Bakery Anti-Acne Mild Astringent, P189
Sudden flare-ups, stubborn acne scars, and stuffed-up pores can damage both your skin and your confidence. Our favorite fix? This all-natural toning astringent. It’s formulated with witch hazel and sugarcane extract, which help dry out pimples and detoxify congested skin. And at just P189, this is a skincare steal you’d be crazy to say no to!

Shop it here.

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