Browsing Category : Beauty

First Filipina Wins Asia’s Next Top Model – Maureen Wroblewitz – A Warrior


Maureen Wroblewitz did it. After having been mocked and criticized over and over again for not being good enough to be a model and by just having a “pretty face”  by her fellow candidates; this girl redeemed herself by proving them all wrong by taking home the title. Maureen is 5’6″,  half-german who decided to move to the Philippines at…

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Muy Bien Bonita : Your Next Shoe Addiction


I usually hesitate when buying expensive shoes even though they look drool-worthy because of fear that durable. For most of us, quality is very important.  We would be able to use our shoes to our daily walks to and from work. Now, a new filipino-made shoe brand that is being talked about not only because of it’s quality, but also because of…

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You Can Now Avail of Salon Services While Your Car is Being Fixed


Who run the world? GIRLS! Founded by engineer and mechanic Patrice Banks, Girls Auto Clinic doesn’t only offer to fix your car but also salon services that we girls understandably need at the end of a long, tiring day. According to Patrice, the shop resulted from the frustration and mistreatment of female customers when dealing with mechanics. With this venture, she wants…

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DIY (mis)Adventures: Crayon Lipstick


This has got to be one of the more popular DIYs out there. Crayon lipstick. Yes, you read that right. If you don’t have enough money to buy your own makeup (like I do), and have enough time on your hands (like…I do) then this is the sort of DIY that is perfect for you. I did a little bit…

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4 Local Makeup Brands For Filipinas To Try


Cosmetics is a necessity for almost every woman, and it has always been a challenge for Filipinas to find suitable makeup for our morena skin. We don’t have porcelain skin like our other Asian neighbors, but we’re not purely dark-toned either. Plus, with all the humidity of a tropical country, it’s another challenge to find makeup that can endure all…

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Body Positivity: Kutis Mahirap, Eczema, and Being Too Skinny


In the sea of Glutathione adverts, and Belo treatments, together with previous generations’ beauty ideals as well as our own, body positivity has been an ongoing battle for women like me. As a Former athlete with morena skin, a “fat-skinny” body type, eczema, and acne scars, looking for acceptance in both myself and society has been a struggle. Reading articles…

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Philippine Ink: Meet the Mark of the Four Waves Group


You may have heard of the highly sensationalized Kalinga traditional tattoo artist, Whang-Od. Several flock to Buscalan to get ink done by the last true mambabatok of the Kalinga tribe. However, you may not know that there is a group of Filipino-American immigrants who are looking to preserve and revive the art of traditional Filipino tattoo design. They call themselves…

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