Beauty Essentials Class DONE!

Last week, I finished the Beauty Essentials course at MUD Studio Manila. As I mentioned in my post about going to makeup school, the Beauty Essentials class in an introductory course to beauty and corrective makeup, and it’s a prerequisite for the Level 2 courses that I’ll be taking in March. My batch had onlyContinue reading “Beauty Essentials Class DONE!”

I’m Going to Makeup School!

Happy New Year! I must say I’m very excited for 2018 because I’ll finally be going to makeup school! I’ve been a freelance makeup artist for quite some time, and being self-taught is nothing to be ashamed of (it’s impressive even!), but I recognize that I still have so much more to learn, especially ifContinue reading “I’m Going to Makeup School!”

A Review of the Slay Colors Lipsticks

Despite my enormous collection of lipsticks, I always like to try new ones. Enter Slay Colors. They’re a Philippine-made indie cosmetics brand that caters to strong, fearless women. They’re fairly new to the beauty scene, but that doesn’t stop them from empowering independent Filipinas by creating bold, high-quality lipsticks for them. I have the shadesContinue reading “A Review of the Slay Colors Lipsticks”

The Justice League Series: Batman and Superman

Here is the last installment of my Justice League makeup series! The Justice League movie is coming out next week, and I’m super excited! The looks in this post were inspired by Superman and Batman. Batman Batman exudes mystery, but I also find him to be very polished. I decided to go dark with theContinue reading “The Justice League Series: Batman and Superman”

The Justice League Series: Wonder Woman and Aquaman

Here is the second installment of my Justice League makeup series. For this post, I’ll be sharing the looks I created that were inspired by Wonder Woman and Aquaman. Wonder Woman After watching the Wonder Woman movie, I can confidently say that she is my absolute favorite from the league, and I’m excited to seeContinue reading “The Justice League Series: Wonder Woman and Aquaman”

The Justice League Series: The Flash and Cyborg

The Justice League movie is coming out this month, and I’m really excited about it! I may not be a superfan, but I do appreciate a good superhero movie, and this one looks really promising. To express my excitement, I decided to create a series of makeup looks inspired by the heroes of the league.Continue reading “The Justice League Series: The Flash and Cyborg”

Ganda for All: A Review of the Vice Cosmetics Good Vibes Lipsticks

With celebrities like the Kardashians/Jenners and Rihanna launching their own makeup lines, it was only a matter of time before Filipino stars started their own beauty lines as well. Filipina actress Anne Curtis-Smith launched BLK Cosmetics last September (and I really want to try her products!), and recently, comedian and actor Vice Ganda launched hisContinue reading “Ganda for All: A Review of the Vice Cosmetics Good Vibes Lipsticks”

The Zulu Eye Shadow Palette by Juvia’s Place

I have way too many eye shadow palettes as it is, but that didn’t stop me from acquiring The Zulu Eye Shadow Palette by Juvia’s Place. I was debating on whether to get this or the mini Masquerade Palette (also by Juvia’s Place), and I ultimately decided on The Zulu because, while the Masquerade PaletteContinue reading “The Zulu Eye Shadow Palette by Juvia’s Place”

Battle of the Anastasia Beverly Hills Glow Kits: Ultimate Glow Vs. Aurora

You all must know by now that I have an obsession with highlighter. I love layering them on, and I’m always in awe by how a touch of shimmer can add an extra dimension to the face. For this post, I’ll be talking about and comparing the two glow kits I always reach for whenContinue reading “Battle of the Anastasia Beverly Hills Glow Kits: Ultimate Glow Vs. Aurora”

The Modern Renaissance Series: Flower Power

Lately, I’ve been playing with my makeup more and more, turning out really fun looks. I decided to experiment with the more orange colors from the Modern Renaissance Palette. The colors are really bold and pigmented; they looked beautiful on the eyes, and I decided to step the look up by gluing some flower petalsContinue reading “The Modern Renaissance Series: Flower Power”