My last day with Make-Up Designory was this past April 3, so this post is long overdue. We were given a break for the whole of February, and I was super excited to start class again because it felt like I was entering new territory. The Beauty Essentials class was great, but since I already … More On Finishing Makeup School
As you all must know, I have a penchant for highlighter. Last January, Anastasia Beverly Hills (one of my most favorite makeup brands) released a new highlighter in collaboration with Instagram beauty sensation Amra Olević, or Amrezy. The moment I saw its golden waves, I knew I had to have it. In this post, I’ll … More The Best Highlighter I’ve Ever Had
I remember when Benefit released their The POREfessional Primer; I was fairly new to makeup, and I wasn’t really sure what a primer was. Regardless, I received a sample of it when I purchased my first Benefit blushes, and I wasn’t too impressed. I found a lot of different alternatives that I liked better, but … More A Review of Benefit’s The POREfessional Pearl Primer
Brow powder is pretty much my eyebrow product of choice. I prefer it over pencils and pomades. Even when I do other people’s makeup, I draw them and fill them in using powders. With that said, I’m super picky about the brow powder I use. A lot of the brow products in the market come … More A Review of the Benefit Foolproof Eyebrow Powder
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 only … More Beauty Essentials Class DONE!
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 if … More I’m Going to Makeup School!
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 shades … More A Review of the Slay Colors Lipsticks
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 the … More The Justice League Series: Batman and Superman
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 see … More The Justice League Series: Wonder Woman and Aquaman
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. … More The Justice League Series: The Flash and Cyborg