Skin problems impact Filipino women's quality of life
Alixandra Caole Vila (Philstar.com) - July 23, 2015 - 1:15am

MANILA, Philippines – Having a bad skin day? You aren’t the only one. Sixty to seventy percent of Filipino women are affected by dry, sensitive skin.

Whether we admit it to ourselves or not, having skin problems impact our quality of life as we are unable to fully embrace living it to the fullest. How many expensive products have you bought just to moisturize your dry, peeling skin? How many time-consuming dermatological treatments have you gone through to keep those pores tight? How many gatherings have you missed just because your face is itchy and swelling with acne?

On good skin days, women are naturally more confident, presenting their best face to the world.  When women love how their skin looks and feels, they want to go out and enjoy themselves, meeting people, making connections and taking on the world.

However, the opposite holds true, too. When they experience bad skin days with their skin feeling dry, red and itchy, they are uncomfortable and easily irritated.  When their confidence dips, women feel more vulnerable. 

Research from the GSK Skin Health Asia Pacific Consumer Report 2014 shows that more than 50 percent of women across Asia experience sensitive face and body skin in the past 12 months. One out of two women will not visit a skincare professional for their skin condition. The same study shows that 71 percent and 61 percent of Filipinas have sensitive face and body skin, respectively.

There are many ways to address skin problems. Don’t let bad skin days limit you from achieving the things that you want to achieve. Uncover your full potential by looking past your skin insecurities.

Here are some skin tips that will help you free your skin:

 

 

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