Few things chip aways at our confidence like pimples, thinning hair or bad breath. Give your self-esteem a little lift with these simple solutions.
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“Always look for salicylic acid in overthecounter products to treat black and whiteheads, and pimples. It’s gentle yet effecfive. Know the difference between hair loss and hair breakage: the former is when a clump comes off when you run your hand through your hair, and the latier is when a hair strand breaks. And if you still have bad breath despite the best dental care, examine your diet; you are what you eat.”
Creative editor, Her world
1 & 2. NEXCARE ACNE PATCH, $8.90 FOR A PACK OF 36 STICKERS, AND DERMA-E VERY CLEAR ACNE SPOT TREATMENT, $24.40
Bid acne woes goodbye with these little patches that can be applied to absorb oil and pus, or apply the cream to target zits with natural an bacterial ingredients.
3. GARNIER SKINACTIVE MICELLAR MAKEUP REMOVING TOWELETTES, $14.90 FOR A PACK OF 25
If your skin woes persist or recur frequently, you might have to put in more effort into your skincare routine. Always ensure you remove makeup before heading to the gym, and double-cleanse at the end of the day. A pack of micellar wipes that works on even waterproof makeup makes this easy-peasy.
4 & 5. MARO 3D VOLUME UP SHAMPOO, $17.90, AND KLORANE SHAMPOO WITH QUININE AND B VITAMINS, $18.90
Don’t pull out your hair over a thinning crown! The first (targeted at men) contains ingredients to remove build-up, inhibit fungus growth, and targets the hair core. The second has quinine that promises to strengthen keratin (what hair’s made of), and B vitamins that are said to improve the health of hair follicles.
6. ORAL-B PRO-HEALTH 7 BENEFITS TOOTHBRUSH, $18.60 FOR THREE
Flash a big, healthy smile after caring for your whole mouth with this brush. So gum massagers and a textured tongue cleaner help polish away surface stains and get rid of bacteria that cause bad breath.
7. COLGATE SENSITIVE PRO-RELIEF TOOTHPASTE MULTI PROTECTION, $8.15
Ensuring fresh breath and a bright smile go a long way towards improving your selfesteem. While at it, reduce tooth sensitivity so you can have your cold drink and down it, too! Made with ProArgin technology based on denfist treatments for sensitivity, it promises instant relief that lasts.