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Beauty buzz

Feeling greasy? There are a host of shine-reducing products that won't strip your skin of moisture. As the humidity rises, try some of these handy tools to keep slippery skin at bay.

Sunday, 14 June, 2009, 12:00am

This week we test: foaming face wash

Hot days are coming, so it's time to help your face steer clear of stickiness. Foaming face washes are perfect for spring and summer, especially as the humidity rises.

Garnier Aqua Defence Moisturising Cleansing Foam (HK$39/100ml) 9/10

22 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Top tips: in the spotlight

Sharon Cheung Po-wah, a former news anchor at Cable TV and now senior vice-president of listed company eSun Holdings, offers tips on how to keep your skin camera-ready.

1 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

A spot of bother

Acne is a common problem for teenagers, but if treated properly, it doesn't need to ruin your life

Acne usually starts during the early teens. Almost everyone gets it at some point during their lives.

The skin disorder consists of pimples, blackheads and whiteheads which occur on the face, neck, chest, back, shoulders and upper arms.

22 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

The problem with pimples

Suzanne Harwood is a qualified holistic and beauty therapist and has been making people look and feel their best for more than 10 years. She has even pampered stars like Westlife and Sting.

Acne is so common in its milder form that it is considered as a normal part of growing up. About 70 per cent of teenagers has some degree of acne at any one time.

15 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Covering up

A good concealer is a key component of every girl's make-up kit. Its number one job is to hide any horrible pimples, and it can also help to cover up bags under your eyes and even out skin tone. The secret to a good concealer is finding one that matches your skin tone. Hint: always go a shade lighter rather than darker.

Clinique Active White Reflections Spot Concealer ($145)

9 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Star beauty

Michelle Yeoh Chu-kheng, 41, Actress

What are three products you can't live without?

Sunblock, cleanser and definitely moisturiser.

What's your beauty nightmare?

Well I don't really have one. If one morning I have work but wake up with a huge zit on my face.

Have you ever had acne? What did you do?

7 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Zit-zapping made easy

HOW many times have you stood in front of the mirror staring at the spots on your face and thinking it was the end of the world? Yes, we're talking about zits, pimples, acne, call them whatever . . . they may just be teeny-weeny spots, but they are also a teenager's worst nightmare.

24 Jul 1994 - 12:00am