How To Get Rid Of Acne Without Breaking The Bank

Nothing above 500 pesos!
by Janelle Yau   |  Jun 5, 2016
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There's really nothing worse than waking up with a huge zit smacked in the middle of your face! All our lives we've been led to believe that the only way to clear our face of unwanted acne is by using products that are super pricey our bank accounts simply cannot afford. So how can we get rid of confidence downers like acne if we don’t have the moolah? Luckily, there are now more affordable skincare brands that are popping from left to right without compromising the quality of the products. Incorporate affordable, but great products into your skincare routine and follow by heart a few lifestyle habits, and you'll be surprised that you can get to clear, and smooth skin without going overboard your budget. So read on as we share with you different beauty commandments on how to get rid of acne without spending all your allowance!

Use a gentle cleanser.

Try: Kose Cosmeport Softymo Mineral Wash Cleansing Foam P265,

Everyone needs a good cleanser in order to have a clear face. If your face is prone to acne breakouts, then it is important to use a gentle cleanser to avoid any skin irritation. Be sure to wash your face every day especially after putting on makeup.


Apply toner.

Try: Hydration Alcohol-Free Toner 129, Celeteque,

A toner helps removes traces of the stubborn dirt, and helps moisturize the skin, too. Use an alcohol-free toner for a much gentler cleanse.

Don’t forget the moisturizer!

Try: Flawless White Dewy Rose Gel P399, Ponds,

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The common mistake of most girls is that they skip the moisturizer during a breakout, but not applying moisturizer can dry your skin causing it to produce more oils! So even during acne season never forget to dab on moisturizer on your face, and your neck.

Use an acne spot treatment.

Try: Acne Solutions Acne Spot Corrector Gel P169, Celeteque,


Bid your acne goodbye faster by using an acne spot treatment. Apply the treatment a few minutes after moisturizing your face to avoid irritation caused by the different formulas of the moisturizers and the acne treatments.

Change your pillowcases weekly!

Pillowcases are usually the main culprit of breakouts. So protect your face from dirt by changing your pillowcases every week.

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate.

Hydrating your skin from the outside by applying tons of moisturizer on your face will never be enough to prevent acne. You have to hydrate your skin from within, too by drinking at least eight glasses of water everyday.

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Janelle Yau
Fashion and Beauty Assistant
The Rebecca Bloomwood of Manila. I spend half of my time obsessing about the latest fashion craze, and the other half overthinking and over-analyzing just about anything under the sun. When I’m not busy as a bee playing with fifty shades of pink lippies, you can probably catch me swiping my plastic for yet another pair of shiny, pointed gold flats.
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