Archive for July 2015

Skin Care Basics

Posted on: July 28th, 2015 by WAZILE

It’s never too early to start taking care of your skin. The earlier you invest in your regimen, the more supple your skin will feel as it becomes more mature, compared to those who have started later. The basics are what you have to look out for first in taking […]

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Menstrual Cycle 101

Posted on: July 28th, 2015 by WAZILE

Do you know that the average Filipina experiences her first period at 12 years old? However, due to a variety of factors in the environment, stress and diet, girls are getting it earlier than ever – the earliest recorded is at 7 years old! But why do we women have […]

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Having a Pimple Problem?

Posted on: July 28th, 2015 by WAZILE

Getting a huge zit is a girl’s worst nightmare. Especially, when you’re in school on when you’re having a date. Just the mere sight of it makes you want to hide in shame, and cancel all your appointments. I mean, we’ve all gone through it, especially just days before we […]

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Having Your First Visit at Your OB-Gyne

Posted on: July 28th, 2015 by WAZILE

If you’re reading this, you’re probably worried, anxious and scared at the moment. After all, having someone check your privates, much more a doctor that you’ve only met for the first time, is unnerving. Most Filipinas overlook this checkup because of the feeling of discomfort while having it. But did […]

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School Emergency: Dealing with Menstrual Stain

Posted on: July 28th, 2015 by WAZILE

Imagine the terror of getting your clean and newly-pressed uniform stained by an unforeseen period. Worse, you can’t go home to change because it’s just 9am and you know you still have 7 hours, 5 classes, and 2 exams to attend to. How are you going to deal with this […]

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Are you Irregular or Regular?

Posted on: July 28th, 2015 by WAZILE

If you’ve just gotten your period, the first 48 months is usually irregular. This means you may not follow the usual 28 day cycle because your body is still adjusting to the hormonal changes. According to doctors, 2 out of 3 girls develop a pattern after these 48 months. However, […]

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What is a UTI?

Posted on: July 28th, 2015 by WAZILE

You’ve probably heard a lot about UTI—an infection that most perceive as easily treatable with the help of antibiotics and proper hygiene. But ladies (and even gentlemen), bear in mind that UTI is more sensitive than you think it is. Aside from the fact that it involves the genital area, […]

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Breakfast: Making Mornings Count

Posted on: July 24th, 2015 by WAZILE

Monday morning: After seven consecutive snoozes, uncountable stretches, and a half-awake glance at your clock which already reads 6:35AM, you finally decide to wake up and ninja-run your way to the bathroom and take a quick shower with the hopes of still making it to your first class. With the […]

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Four Ways to Battle PMS Blues

Posted on: July 24th, 2015 by WAZILE

When was the last time you got high with happiness over the arrival of your period? I’m guessing—NEVER. For a world where girls can lose it on a waiter when he delivers her large platter of pasta five minutes late or become extra cranky for being trapped with that sticky […]

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