BUSTING YOUR A$$ AT Work
WHAT’S The b ig d e Al?
Fingers crossed, your killer work ethic will soon land you a big promotion and a raise, but all that day-to-day stress can lead to breakouts. Stress triggers the production of androgens—a hormone proven to increase oil production, which leads to clogged pores, says Dr. Brandt.
Before bed, wash with a cleanser made of two percent salicylic acid ( like Olay Regenerist Cream Cleanser, P299), letting it absorb like a mask for three minutes. The next day, apply a lotion with less potent, but still effective, levels of the ingredient (like Estée Lauder's, below, which also mattifies shine). If you need to up the ante, your derm can prescribe the Pill or an antiandrogen med to balance hormones.
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JANUARY 2016 estée lauder Clear difference Advanced blemish Serum, P5,260.