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Metro Beauty Awards: Best In Skincare

Perhaps the most important step in building your beauty routine, skincare takes the top spot in every self-loving beauty junkie today. It can get pretty confusing with the amount of skincare products out in the market today, add to that the beauty content that floods our feed and timelines on a daily basis. We're here to hopefully help you out in picking the items worth investing in now, to help achieve your best skin yet. These are our best bets:



Simple Kind to Skin Dual Effect Eye Makeup Remover. At Watsons

Just a few drops gently removes all traces of eye makeup and stubborn mascara!


Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water for Oily, Acne-Prone Skin. At Watsons

Help control oil and avoid acne by effectively removing makeup and gunk with a powerful micellar water cleanser.


Kiehl’s Calendula Herbal-Extract Toner. At Power Plant Mall

This top pick doesn’t sting, is alcohol-free, and completely rids face off dirt—the perfect step before applying any skincare product.


Dermalogica Precleanse Balm. At Rustan’s

Double cleansing is a must these days, and what better way to begin than with a heavy cleansing balm that emulsifies with water? This comes with a cleansing mitt to ensure deep cleaning action.


Clinique Pep-Start Hydroblur Moisturizer. At SM Aura Premier

We’re all for a moisturizer that doesn’t leave a greasy finish. This innovative product blurs imperfections, allowing for a matte yet moisturized face.


Guerlain Orchidee Imperiale Eye and Lip Contour Cream. At Greenbelt 5

Never skip anti-aging for eyes or lips, as these are some of the most sensitive parts of your face. Opt for a cream that enlists the power of real orchids for hydrated, smooth, and bright, rested eyes and lips.


Happy Skin Mattifying Ampoule. At Greenbelt 5

Friendly to the pocket yet satisfyingly effective, this easy-absorb formula ensures moisturized skin that’s shine-free.


Peter Thomas Roth Skin To Die For No Filter Mattifying Primer & Complexion Perfector. At Watsons

The first step to achieving a flawless makeup look? Prep your skin before anything else. This magical primer has AuraSpheres and Gransil EP-9 that instantly blur, fill pores and fine lines while reducing the size of pores over time.


Cure Natural Aqua Gel. At Beauty Bar

Exfoliating is made easy with this once-a-week miracle product that sloughs away dead skin and refreshes your face with just one use. No wonder this is one of Japan’s best-selling skin products!


Nu Skin ageLOC LumiSpa Dual-Action Skin Care Device. At

Take cleansing to the next level with a tool that promises smoother, softer skin with just one use.


Peter Thomas Roth 24K Gold Pure Luxury Lift & Firm Prism Cream. At Watsons

Indulge in the ultimate luxury—apply a 24K gold mask to your face for the promise of skin firmness and an opulent glow.


Origins Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask to Clear Pores. At SM Makati

With the help of the winning ingredient active charcoal, this mask is perhaps the most effective way to clear pores.


Happy Skin Ultrasonic Silicone Cleansing Device. At Greenbelt 5

A little investment goes a long way. Such is the promise of the brand-new cleaning device from Happy Skin made with specially engineered silicone bristles that provide sonic vibrations for a deep clean and massage in one.  


Guerlain Abeille Royale Youth Watery Oil. At Greenbelt 5

A geat choice for preparing skin for makeup or treating at night, this luxurious face oil replumps, smoothes, and illuminates with just a few drops a day.


Sisley Phyto-Blanc Brightening Daily Defense Fluid. At Rustan’s

Stubborn dark spots are no match for this powerful serum made with Vitamin C, lemon, Scutellaria and White Mulberry extracts. Non-comedogenic and non-sticky, consider this your best ally for maintaining a flawless complexion.



Product photography Ronan Capili