We hear a lot of talks or discussions about how to take care of yourself so that you can take care of others, or how companies advocate wellness programs for their employees who are one of their best assets if not the best. It’s important to walk the talk or become an ambassador, otherwise, the talk remains just that — a talk and not an advocacy.
Personally, I set rules or boundaries on this so I can perform well at work and at the same time, so that my personal life will not suffer. This calls to mind my previous column where my doctor friend talked about how to take care of one’s health — physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. For example, some of my friends say that the line between working hours and personal time has been blurred by the pandemic.
For me, it’s important to set time for work and time for personal pursuits. And really honor it. Save for times when you really have to adjust, follow it. I realized I am a more effective worker when I am able to devote time for my other personal pursuits in life so I take rest or personal breaks seriously.
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Skin’s aid amid changing seasons
If you’re like me whose skin easily reacts to the changing weather, you’ll be on the lookout for what skincare works best for you. Of course, it is best to be aided by a dermatologist’s advice.
A cult fave Japanese beauty brand Hada Labo has been making rounds for skincare kits for its hydrating, moisturizing, and brightening effects through trial sets. I have yet to try but according to its official release, Hada Labo offers two product ranges that can keep the skin all aglow. They have the Hydrating line or Goku Jyun for hydrating and moisturizing skin and the Premium Whitening line or Shiro Jyun for achieving crystal bright complexion and preventing dark spots.
The Hydrating Goku Jyun starter set contains the Hydrating Face Wash, an ultrafine foam that gently washes away impurities, dirt, and oil without drying or irritating the skin with two types of Hyaluronic Acid. It’s the perfect first step in preparing the skin for enhanced absorption of skincare ingredients. This set also includes the famous Hydrating Lotion, infused with four types of Hyaluronic Acid to fully hydrate skin up to its innermost layers to get that significantly soft, smooth, and supple skin. To finish off this three-step routine, the pack includes the Hydrating Light Cream, with its light watery texture and four types of Hyaluronic Acids that are meant to lock, replenish, and store moisture deep into the skin, layer after layer.
Hada Labo is available at Watsons, and online at Lazada and Shopee. For more beauty and skincare tips, visit hadalabo.com.ph and follow @HadaLaboPH on Facebook and Instagram.
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