Review: Bioré UV Perfect Face Milk SPF 50

As the sun continues to beat down between monsoons and storms, we are left to scramble for any bottle of SPF that we can use because we all know sun equals sun damage. At BDJ Box, we are always on the lookout for new products that will give us the best quality without breaking our […]

7 Braids to Try

It looks like the braided hair trend is here to stay. At Goody’s recent Ouchless Hair Day, hairstylist Lourd Ramos taught us how to do seven braided hairstyles inspired by the latest runway looks and magazine trends. Which style are you excited to try, Bellas? Lourd’s hair team did waterfall braids on my curly mane, […]

By Kate Alvarez

July Beauty Insider: Nikki Duque

Every month I’ll be featuring a short interview with someone from the beauty industry—such as makeup artists, hair stylists, models, brand managers, and editors—to help you Bellas get the latest beauty tips and tricks. We start off the series with the fresh-faced Nikki Duque.   Name: Nikki Duque Occupation: Professional Makeup Artist What I love […]

Makeup Touch-Up Tricks

Yes, your makeup can last forever–with these simple beauty hacks that fit your most portable pouch!

Beauty Wipes to Tote Around

It’s another workweek, Bellas! And if you’re like us Beauty Ministers, you’re probably feeling sweaty or humid right after a crazy workday. In my case it means pilates, yoga classes, or even 50 laps of butterfly strokes before dinner. For moments when you need an instant cleanse, here are beauty wipes I’m loving this month. […]

Tutorial: Ethereal Makeup

Cop this runway-inspired angelic look!

DIY Fix for Brassy Hair Color

Did you hair color turn rusty after a beach trip? Don’t fret; help is on the way!
hair color, beauty tips, hair dye

5 Gel Nail Polish Tips

My gel nail experience

By Valerie Tan

Facial Masks For Every Skin Problem

A good facial mask has multiple benefits, such as clarifying, moisturizing, cleansing, and even lightening your skin. There are plenty of beauty brands that sell potent facial masks in different forms—sheets, clay, and cream. But for DIY Bellas, you can find ingredients in your refrigerator to help you concoct your own DIY mask! Skin Problem: […]

By Barbi Chan

Review: Aloe Derma Pure Aloe Vera Gel

Ever since I opened my May BDJ Box, I have been using Aloe Derma Pure Aloe Vera Gel in place of buttery creams and body oils on days I need to moisturize. For me it’s been really good in this heat and in helping my skin replenish its lost moisture from daily activities, sun exposure, […]

5-Minute Workout, Part 1

Are you so busy and pressed for time that all you have is a few minutes per day for exercise? There’s hope for your limited schedule! I asked Manuel Ignacio, pole instructor and pole dancer at Polecats Manila, to help me come up with a short but effective beginner’s workout program that I can do anytime […]