Blog posts tagged with 'moisturizer'

The Only Beauty Regimen You’ll Ever Need

They say that there is no shortcut towards that clear radiant skin we’re all after. It takes discipline and hard work, coupled with exercise, good diet, and V&M Naturals products (not sorry for the shameless plug). And if you’re reading this then you are one of us busy women who’ve had enough of the lengthy procession towards that. Little did you know that the secret towards this goal lies in just three easy steps.

You read that right; just three easy steps! This is perfect for women – and men -- who always have their hands full with work, minds busy thinking about the next thing to accomplish and feet towards that next big thing.


1. Cleanse

The first of this regimen is cleansing all the dirt that have entered you pores throughout your busy day, as well as any makeup residue. Shades of Shave is the best product for this step because not only does it clean your face, it also soothes any irritation and protects the skin from sun damage. In addition to this, it is infused with Sweet Orange, which improves circulation that would keep you feeling cool and calm after each wash.


2. Tone

After cleansing, make sure to use a toner that is best suited for your skin type. This will help in removing any more crud that hasn’t been washed off by your cleanser, as well as prepare your skin to receive all the benefits from all the succeeding products that you will use. An example of a good toner that is good for any skin type, just in case you are unsure of yours, is Rosewater + Aloe Soothing Toner. It has mild astringent properties that gently remove traces of dirt and residue, as it leaves the skin feeling cool and hydrated with regular use.


3. Moisturize

Lastly, a step that is as important as the first two but is often overlooked by many, is moisturizing. Cleansing and toning do remove dirt but they also strip away your skin of its natural oils. This is why it is necessary to replenish those lost essentials needed by the skin for its continuous protection. And what better moisturizer to use than Emu Oil, a natural oil with fatty acid that is closest to the human skin pH making it easier to repair any damage from within without clogging the pores. Truly, a miracle worker! 

There you go! The shortcut towards that healthy beautiful skin you’ve been dreaming to have. And with these products, you will surely be able to take care of your skin from the inside out.


Keen to try these products for yourself? Head to our stores at SM MOA, SM Megamall, SM Southmall, SM North EDSA, Ayala Malls The 30th, or our Fairview HQ. You can also visit our website, Facebook or Instagram pages to know more.

This Product is Sure to Get You a Date This Christmas

Who says skincare routines are for women only? Creative Shots Part 3_NakedTruth Slather on Naked Truth and discover its myriad of benefits. It's a face moisturizer with 5 active ingredients guaranteeing a clearer, healthy, and good-looking appearance.

  1.    Wild Indigo – The soothing properties of this plant calms stressed skin and promotes a well-boosted appearance by restoring its smoothness, radiance, and resilience.
  2.    Wheat Bran – Wheat Bran is loaded with essential nutrients that soothe the skin while providing hydration and protection from sun damage. It gently detoxifies your pores and encourages cell regeneration for a renewed skin appearance.
  3.    Patchouli Oil – This essential has the ability to protect wounds from worsening and help speed up its healing process. Patchouli oil is also effective in soothing flaring pores and prevents loosening of muscle tissue and sagging skin; making it a good addition to skincare rituals.
  4.    Sandalwood Oil – It has a toning effect that actively helps in shrinking pore sizes to prevent sagging skin and deliver a supple and youthful complexion. For you guys who like sports (sometimes, too much), you’re going to love the cooling astringent factor of Sandalwood oil. This essential oil naturally sends a cooling wave on your prickly hot skin after a game while putting your acne concerns to rest.
  5.    Sweet Orange Oil – After a long day doing various things, all you want to do is to just. Chill. This essential oil is a capable mood booster with direct access to your brain to bring forth your much-needed relaxation. Besides from that, it also has a high level of vitamin C. Its antioxidant power makes it a great skin saver as it efficiently combats signs of aging and rescues your skin from the damage caused by the sun.

  ‘Tis the season of giving AND caring for your skin. Unless you want dry and flaky skin. You can also visit our websiteFacebook, and Instagram account to know more about our products. For daily beauty tips, make sure to follow our Twitter account. Want to try our products? Drop by our stores in SM MOA, SM Megamall, SM Southmall, SM North EDSA, Ayala Malls The 30th, or our Fairview HQ.

Catch the Ladies’ Attention in 3 Steps

Men like to keep it simple when it comes to skincare. Just a little splash of water in the morning, some soap and they’re out the door.

If you’re like this, you need to step up your game. Although your skin is naturally thicker than the ladies', it does not mean that you can skip your daily rituals. Why? 1: Anyone is susceptible to the vicious acne. We’re not suggesting that you buy a pile of products that you would end up not using. Instead, just get items that you need. Piece of cake, right?

Step 1: Lather up

And not just with any soap that’s available on your bathroom counter. Many cleansers today already offer various benefits. Choose one that can make your tired skin rejuvenated and one that has competent fighting skills in combatting acne.

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Something like Shades of Shave. What is it really? A foaming cleanser doubles up as a shaving foam to soften your stubble for shaving and adds up a layer of protection against nicks and cuts.

Step 2: DON’T forget your moisturizer

Yes, you need this just as any other guy does. Moisturizing is indispensable. It deposits essential nourishment on your skin. A healthy, glowing skin is that one thing that makes ladies take a second lingering glance on a guy.

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Make the girls swoon with Naked Truth. It brings back your lackluster skin to life, blocks the production of stress hormones, and protects the skin from sun damage. A small blob of this face creme is enough for an all-day freshness and dashing look.

Step 3: DON’T run away from sunscreen:

Never think of applying sunscreen as a hassle. We know how much trouble it is for you to carry an umbrella around unless it is raining, so give your skin some love by daily application of sunscreen. With the amount of time you spend basking under the scorching heat of the sun, absorbing not just the nutrients but also the noxious elements of the sun, your skin must be crying a river.

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Keep your skin safe from further harm caused by the sun with Keep Safe Sunscreen. It repairs and tightens your skin and has a natural tint that blends well to conceal dark spots, tired undereyes and blemishes. Plus, it does not feel heavy on your skin.

  You can also visit our websiteFacebook, and Instagram account to know more about our products. For a daily beauty tip, make sure to follow our Twitter account. Want to try our products? Drop by our stores in SM MOA, SM Megamall, SM Southmall, SM North EDSA, Ayala Malls The 30th, or our Fairview HQ.
What it’s Like Wearing Makeup with and without Eternal Pearl

Living in a tropical country like ours, it’s almost impossible to last a day with a grease-free face.

That is not without trying. It seems like no matter the amount of oil control films you use or how many layering of mattifying cleanser + toner + moisturizer + foundation + powder you put on, somehow, oil can still find its way to your face.

To keep this sneaky and slippery excess sebum on a tight leash, use a primer. We know that we already put so much on our face. But the truth is, girl, you need this. Even the most beautiful and expensive makeup won’t stay for long without a base (yes, foundation is no longer the step 1 in cosmetology 101).

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These are 3 attractive ladies from our team without anything on (also who, on a normal day, wouldn’t be caught bare-faced.)

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For a perfect base, we use Eternal Pearl. It’s not just a moisturizer but also a primer.  We applied it to prep our skin for the day and give it a healthy glowing look. What we like about this is how it puts that glow on our faces without the greasy feel for a fresh look all day.

Putting Eternal Pearl to the test


We at V&M Naturals are also makeup junkies and have a problem of making it stay intact. Oftentimes, we have to retouch after every few hours. To see IF Eternal Pearl can really make our makeup last, we decided to wear makeup on different days, for the sake of testing – one without base and one with Eternal Pearl as a primer.

Makeup without Eternal Pearl

Some of us were not really used to putting on makeup without a base because we already know what will happen. But for you, we’ll do it. The pictures below are us without Eternal Pearl. Straight on cosmetics. Let us tell you this: it won’t happen again. [gallery ids="1263,1264,1265" type="slideshow"]

The result: The foundation won’t even cling to our skin. We had to repeatedly swipe the brush and apply layers upon layers of makeup just so we could have some of it stay on our face. Our skin feels tight. Like Sahara dry. We look really dull and upon closeup look, we’re crazy flaky. We can’t wait to wash our face and apply Eternal Pearl. At the end of the day, our makeup is long gone and our skin looks dull and just tiiired.

Makeup with Eternal Pearl

After slathering Eternal Pearl on our face, we applied V&M Minerals Makeup and continued on with our tasks.

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The result: Application of foundation is very easy. For the lipstick, we blended Hot Peach Blush with Smooch Lip Detox so that only nutrients enter our lips. Despite the glowing look Eternal Pearl gives, it doesn’t feel oily at all and the skin feels silky soft. All the pores seem to have gone into hiding. The best part? It prolongs the wear of our cosmetics! We don’t have to retouch until it’s time to go home (7:00 PM) and even then we still look fresh as if we haven’t battled our way through our workloads.


Even the most beautiful and expensive makeup can look bad without a base. Get your gleam on with Eternal Pearl. It has a non-greasy texture that puts a glow to ALL skin tones that shows even after applying layers of makeup.

Get one of this luscious bottle for yourself now! Visit our stores in SM MOA, SM Southmall, SM North EDSA, SM Megamall, Ayala Malls The 30th, or our HQ Fairview. Want more convenience? Order through our official websiteFacebook, or Instagram account.
10 Reasons Why Marula Oil Got the Beauty Experts Raving
advnm_marulaoil_1_720.jpg It’s time to meet the new beautifying product on the block: Marula Oil.   This wondrous oil is similar to the Argan Oil that we have grown to love, but with a little more extra. Well, a LOT more extra.  Given the nickname, “Africa’s beauty secret”, it is extracted from the nuts of the Marula tree in South Africa and was traditionally used on the skin and hair for its benefits.  

Great for your skin

  1. Suits all skin types – It is easily absorbed by the skin and doesn’t clog your pores. Moreover, Marula oil is enriched with oleic acid; just what you need for a beautifully healthy skin.
  2. The Elixir of youth – We don’t mean to overwhelm you, but Marula Oil holds a whopping 60% more antioxidants than your holy grail Argan Oil and contains 4 times as much vitamin C as your favorite orange. It is also enhanced with vitamin E and essential fatty acids. Together, they are a formidable anti-aging team that provides an advanced protection against photoaging.
  3. Combats acne – Scared to use oils because of your acne-prone skin? Marula oil has three properties that would surely ease your worries: non-comedogenic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory that can help deal with your acne woes. It doesn't clog pores and instead of worsening the condition of the inflamed skin, Marula Oil actually helps in eliminating the impurities on your skin and prevent the formation of future zits.
  4. Prevents scars and stretchmarks – It has the essential nutrients to keep your skin supple and firm. It also inhibits the formation of hyperpigmentation and prohibits the appearance of stretch marks; making it a good massage oil for expecting mothers.
  5. Soothes – It has anti-microbial qualities that can alleviate different skin conditions.
  6. Moisturizes – It sinks deep into the skin and delivers hydrating gifts to your lackluster skin to promote a radiant and supple tone.

Great for your hair

  1. Nourishes – It regenerates your hair cells and boosts the healthy growth of your crowning glory.
  2. Frizz-free – It covers your hair cuticles with a glowing finish.
  3. Offers protection – It coats your strands to shield your tresses from the heat of curling iron and other environmental assaults on your gorgeous locks.

Great for your Nails

  1. Strengthens – It fortifies fragile nails and moisturizes cuticles for healthier nails.
  From head down to your toes, Marula Oil might be the secret to a perfect skin and hair. Get one of this luscious bottle for yourself now! Visit our stores in SM MOA, SM Southmall, SM North EDSA, SM Megamall, Ayala Malls The 30th, or our HQ Fairview. Want more convenience? Order through our official websiteFacebook, or Instagram account.
We Tried Eternal Pearl for a Week and This is What Happened
21-c Our latest release, Eternal Pearl Pore-Perfecting Face Creme, has authentic pearl powder known for its revitalizing properties; activating skin renewal and elasticity. Combined with wheat and wild indigo plant, it gently detoxifies, reduces pore size, and inhibits melanin production while stopping the formation of dark age spots. It promotes the production of uplifting endorphins for an overall refreshed, luminous, youthful, and clearer complexion. Or so it says on the label. As they say, to see is to believe. Three brave women with different skin types, skin tones, and skin issues took the challenge of proving whether they can achieve a PEARLfect skin, which Eternal Pearl promises to deliver. We documented the changes in their complexion for a week and the results are simply… Spectacular.   EternalPearl_Trial_Fair.jpg Sheila, our 21-year-old Human Resource Officer has always been bothered by her dry and sensitive skin. It also looks flushed day in and day out. Premature lines are also forming on her young forehead due to dryness. Let’s not forget about her enlarged pores. [gallery ids="1052,1053,1054" type="slideshow"] 5 days in and Sheila got a nick on her right cheek. But still, she was not worried because Eternal Pearl is fortified with our star product, the skin-regenerating emu oil.
“I accidentally scratched my face while shopping; and though small, the wound was noticeable. I continued using Eternal Pearl and I noticed that it really did wonders not only in healing scars but also in lightening them! I am very happy with the result. Thank you, V&M Naturals, for creating such a miracle wonder product.”
After using Eternal Pearl, our HR Officer gladly shared that her skin felt firmer and her ‘always blushing’ face finally toned down. She conveyed her happy skin story to us,
“I felt that it really tightened my skin – in a good way. I noticed the glow it gave me and my pores visibly shrunk. I will still continue using it because it really has a great effect on my skin.”
  EternalPearl_Trial_Medium.jpg Melanie, our Content Writer desperately wants to solve her tired-looking skin. After a long day at work, plus the 2-hour journey from her home to the office and vice versa, she can feel exhaustion pulling at her skin. No amount of moisturizing creams can solve the issue. Until Eternal Pearl.
“I used to dislike examining my skin in the mirror because it always looked really tired, thirsty, and REALLY oily. But after using Eternal Pearl, I just can’t tear my gaze away from my face. Really! I would even go as far to say that I look in love! My skin clearly became more supple and rejuvenated.”
[gallery ids="1060,1061" type="slideshow"] Besides her sluggish appearance, our 21-year-old Morena sweetheart feels perturbed her acne and oily face woe. Luckily, Eternal Pearl got her back.
“I also had a 2-week old pimple on my forehead, which had no signs of leaving anytime soon. I was a bit hesitant to put Eternal Pearl on it at first because I had an experience with another moisturizer that aggravated my pimple. Contrary to what I expected, it dried up my breakout in less than a week and I had not experienced another breakout since then. What’s more, I no longer have to retouch after every few hours because of my really oily skin. I can now spend the whole day not touching my face powder. And I was a certified powder person.”
  EternalPearl_Trial_Deep.jpg For a deep skin tone, we have Sette who wants to reveal the glow to replace her usual dull and flaky skin. She took the challenge to the next level, and for 7 days, she started going to work WITHOUT any makeup on.
“Before using Eternal Pearl, I couldn't step out of the house without makeup because I look really dull and there are many uneven patches on my skin. But ever since I started using Eternal Pearl, I gained the confidence to go out bare-faced. The plus factor is that a small amount can already cover your whole face.”
[gallery ids="1066,1067" type="slideshow"] Our charming deep-skinned Business Development Officer remarked in an impressed voice,
“After using Eternal Pearl, my skin was soooo soft. I don’t even need to put on make-up, Eternal Pearl is THAT good. I didn’t put on any makeup for the past week, and still, my face never felt any dryness or roughness. Whenever I wake up in the morning, I feel really moisturized. Gone was the dryness.”
Even her friends have taken notice of the changes,
“Eternal Pearl is my go-to moisturizer in an instant. My friends noticed how my face became smoother and my patches on my skin magically disappeared.”
“Eternal Pearl is really good if you want to moisturize your skin in an instant. Also, it makes the skin glow!! It removes unnecessary dirt and skin concern. Even the smell doesn’t faze me because of the effect it gives me.”
  Eternal Pearl Pore-Perfecting Face Crème was launched last September 22 in the market. Since then, more and more people are taking on the PEARLfection challenge, just like us. Not only does this act as a moisturizer, it also doubles as a primer to set your face ready for your cosmetic products. If you’re looking for a partner in this PEARLfection quest, get a bar of Royal Pearl soap and the PEARLfect victory is yours to take. If you still don’t believe us, why not try for yourself? Get one of this luscious bottle for yourself now! Visit our stores in SM MOA, SM Southmall, SM North EDSA, SM Megamall, Ayala Malls The 30th, or our HQ Fairview. For more convenience, order through our official website, Facebook, or Instagram account.
5 Reasons Why You Can't Skip Moisturizing

Some think that facial moisturizing is only for the vainest or only for people with dry-as-the-Sahara skin type. It is important however, for all of us to understand that it is a daily essential.

The basic use of a moisturizer is that it keeps our skin hydrated so we don’t look tired or unkempt. Another is to build a natural protection for our skin. Are those all a moisturizer could do? No. We corrected 2 of the most common myths about facial moisturizing for you. Read on.

“I’m already oily, so I don’t need it” Wrong. Whenever you wash your face, you strip off its natural oils, leaving it dry and vulnerable to allergens and antigens. Moisturizer helps bring back and seal your skin’s natural moisture to prevent epidermal drying and cracking.

“I’m acne-prone. It will make my breakouts worse!” No, it won’t. The right product will be your best friend! A moisturizer balances your skin to avoid breakouts that people with dry or oily skin are more prone to.

Now that we’ve cleared those myths, let’s move on to what you would miss if you skipped moisturizing.

You miss looking radiantly youthful. Your facial skin renews cells more often than your body. Not using a moisturizer would leave it vulnerable to dryness — making fine lines more noticeable. Daily moisturizing maintains your skin’s moisture level and prevents and removes wrinkles, hence firming your facial skin.

You miss getting the perfect canvas for fool-proof makeup application. To make your makeup products run smoothly on your skin, applying moisturizer is a must. It removes those little lines under your eyes that a concealer can’t, well, conceal.

You miss getting a brighter and supple complexion. That tight feeling after a shower? That’s your skin begging for hydration. You don’t want to feel dry yet oily all day, do you? Many moisturizing products promote skin firming as an added benefit while hydrating your skin.

You miss adding a layer of protection. Sucker for cosmetics? It usually contains harmful chemicals that easily enter your pores and wreak havoc on your skin unless you put on creams. It acts as a shield on top of your skin.

Assists your skin overnight. Your skin enters “repair mode” at night. By using creams with helpful nutrients, you help your skin do a better job at renewing your cells. Plus, you’ll wake up feeling visibly fresh and hydrated.

To not fall short on these myriad of benefits only a moisturizer can do, we recommend our PEARLfect product – Eternal Pearl Pore-Perfecting Face Creme


The youngest yet in our line! Eternal Pearl enters the scene to let you experience PEARLfection like never before.

Day and Night, stimulate collagen production with its creamy blend of luminous pearl powder for skin renewal and elasticity. Combined with pore-perfecting wheat to target age spots and mood-lifting wild indigo plant, it promotes a well-boosted and renewed skin appearance. Together, these 3 ingredients form a formidable bond resulting in a youthful, lucid, and radiant complexion.

Do you have skin concerns? Ask us. We’d love to help you!

To know more about our products, visit our official website, Facebook, or Instagram page. You can also go to our stores in SM MOA, SM North EDSA, SM Megamall, SM Southmall, Ayala Malls The 30th, and our HQ Fairview.