Posts tagged Althea
How Althea's new clay-to-foam mask makes chemical exfoliation easier

Here at PV, we’re no strangers to the wonders of acids in skincare, and so I was very very hyped about the Althea Milk Peel Cream Mask that boasts about “containing both AHA and BHA extracts” and “transforms from a clay to a whipped cream lather, whisking away dead skin cells to prevent flakiness. It’s also formulated with casein protein from milk to revitalize and moisturize the skin.” I’m supposed to have “radiantly smooth, healthy skin that's bouncy to the touch”. Here’s how it fared on my sensitive skin:

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Althea Petal Velvet Sunaway: Holy grail or wholly fail?

Whenever Althea releases exclusives, I’m always excited because they seem to marry function, form, and price points well. I was especially excited to try their new sunscreen because I didn’t want to use up my Banila Co. Hello Sunny Hydrating Sun Essence that quickly, but also hated Biore’s formulations. It all seemed perfect: petal finish, less than P500, feels like a moisturizer (and not a powder), has a cute bottle, plus it has a bunch of good reviews, too. My experience was a little different.

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Test It Thursday: What we think of the 10-second wash-off face masks from Althea

I love taking my time with my daily skincare routine as a form of self-care. Still, as a working woman with two young kids, I do dream of getting the benefits of a 10-step Korean skincare routine with just three products and wayyy less time! So, when I saw that Althea’s collaboration with Get It Beauty (a super popular beauty show in Korea) was all about super quick and easy skincare, my curiosity was definitely piqued.

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Beauty Roundup: Victoria Beckham’s skincare line, K-beauty rebates, and Dior’s most affordable line yet!

Summer may be over but the heat is in full force with this week’s roundup! We’re talking about the latest update on Victoria Beckham’s possible new skincare line (YAS HONEY!) to our childhood dream coming true thanks to Crayola. Dior’s latest offerings bring luxury within reach, and there's something new from L’Oreal! Althea PH’s also has a rebate promo to help us save while stocking up on our K-beauty essentials. Happy reading!

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Althea Bare Essentials: A 3-piece kit that aims to simplify your skincare regimen

We’re no strangers to the wonders of Althea, the online shop that delivers K-beauty treats, so when we heard that they were coming out with a skincare line (on top of a powder release last year), we were thrilled because it just made sense!

With information generated from sales, reviews, and customer feedback, Althea is in the perfect position to understand the K-beauty consumer’s mind. And what did they think the Althea fan want? Apparently, a skincare line designed for all skin types that simplifies the daily regiment into just three steps! Positioned as a makeup prep set, Althea claims that “great makeup starts from great skin,” which probably explains why glycerin (which is used to improve skin’s smoothness and moisture content) lists high on the set’s ingredients.

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Beauty News: Colorful brows, My Little Pony masks, and concealer for your hair

Looking forward to getting some rest and recreation in the upcoming holidays? Let's get it started with the most colorful beauty roundup! We’ve got the latest buzz on Glamglow’s newest masks and, spoiler alert: they’re freaking adorable! Check out how L’Oreal can help even out your hair color and hide those pesky grays in mere seconds. Did we mention Althea’s newest setting powder shade? Have a read on what exactly you should be buzzing about in the beauty department!

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Beauty News: A huge K-beauty sale, Sleek MakeUP on Lazada, and Givenchy in the PH

Happy Chinese New Year, PV girls! May this year bring you nothing but good luck and happiness. And just in case you need more reason to celebrate, this week’s roundup has got just that. We’ve got the scoop on the latest online offerings that are sure to get your red envelopes flying! From super sulit sales to another gorgeous luxury brand to swoon over, this week is a treat on its own! Happy shopping - este - reading, girls!

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Beauty News: Happy Skin skincare, K-Beauty deals, and The Ordinary on Sephora

As we count down the days to Christmas, I can’t help but think about all the amazing launches that have happened this year. From breakthroughs in beauty to fabulously Fenty-fied feeds, it’s been a good year for makeup and skincare. And although it’s already December, the fun still isn’t over! For this week’s roundup, we’ve got everything from Happy Skin’s new venture, Kylie's “highly requested” makeup launches, and an awesome promo from Althea Korea! Read on and find out what else is in store for you this holiday season!

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Beauty News: Gigi Hadid's new palette, mythical makeup, and holiday sales

How can another month basically be over? Slow down, 2017, we aren’t ready for it to be over! How about we talk about the crazy sales that even more of our favorite brands and sites are doing? From Althea’s Monthly WOW to Nuxe’s sassy steals, our wallets have never looked slimmer. Take a whiff at Kiehl’s Classic Holiday collection, and find out just how many minutes it took for Gigi Hadid’s Maybelline palette to sell out. Happy reading!

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The Aritaum Ginger Sugar Lip Mask is the lip savior you've been waiting for

One of the hazards of my job is dry, flaky lips. When you have to swatch 20 liquid lipsticks in one sitting, that's simply impossible to avoid! The weather also affects how flaky my lips get. Cooler weather means drier lips and that's even with a humidifier on all night. I'll be traveling to Tokyo again soon and already I'm dreading the painful lip peeling!

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Unboxing: My latest Althea order + its 2nd Anniversary promos

I was one of Althea's beta users before it launched in the Philippines. I didn't think much of it at that time, but in the last two years, Althea has largely transformed how I perceive and use South Korean beauty products. My exposure to Althea allowed me to try many lesser-known, quirky K-Beauty brands and the latest developments in the beauty capital! There are other K-beauty stores that service the PH, yes, but few with as huge a selection and updated inventory as Althea.

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