Ellen Adarna, 29, is on the verge of facing one of her biggest fears: wrinkles.
Waking up one day and noticing the fine lines on her face became the actress' wake-up call to start taking care of her skin.
"Oo naman no, 'Oh my god, tumatanda na ako!' Ganun ang feeling," the Kapamilya star said.
She continued, "I'm aging, I'm not getting any younger so, of course, magkaka-wrinkles talaga.
"Isa sa mga reasons why mabilis magkaroon ng wrinkles is that I don't wear sunscreen and I don't moisturize."
PEP.ph (Philippine Entertainment Portal) and other members of the press caught up with Ellen in a round table interview after a product launch last Tuesday, August 8.
The former Langit Lupa star was recently named as the newest ambassador of Frontrow's Luxxe White Reveal makeup line at Whitespace Events Place in Makati City.
The mestiza beauty doesn't really have a skin-care routine save for cleansing and regular exfoliation.
Ellen said, "I just really drink a lot of water and scrub.
"I scrub a lot for some reason like every day, like twice a day.
"As in grabe, ang hilig ko mag-scrub. Yun lang, that's all.
"But it's really water."
She drinks a lot of water to keep her skin hydrated.
"Siguro, alam mo yung Klean Kanteen na pinakamalalaki nila? Apat na ganun sa isang araw nauubos ko.
"Ever since I was young pa, mahilig talaga akong uminom ng tubig. And I noticed 'pag let's say, if I'm working 'tapos nakalimutan kong uminom ng tubig, malaking difference sa skin."
Aside from wrinkles, Ellen is also conscious about the scars on her legs.
She said, "Because I'm clumsy and my skin is very thin and sensitive. Even if it's not deep, nagdi-discolor siya, nagba-brown siya or nagre-red siya so kailangan nila-lighten."
The actress said she has given up on making her legs scar-free.
But looking at her Instagram feed and swimsuit photos, how come she looks so flawless all the time?
Ellen revealed her secret weapon: makeup.
She told the press, "Alam mo nag-give up na ako, makeup na lang or concealer, yun lang."