What’s On My Bedside Tray

Hello, Bellas! I’ll be sharing with you the products that have been going to sleep with me lately. We all have our regular nighttime rituals, but having had so much work lately, I kind of collapse into bed right after my shower. Because of this beauty situation, I figured I needed a mini stash near […]

Review: Fine Diet Coffee

I chanced upon this coffee while shopping at SaSa (my most favorite Asian beauty store). The coffee name sounds funny (as most Japanese items when translated to English) and I got sales-talked by the lady there. So of course, I bought one and immediately tried it when I got home. This sugar-free coffee contains dietary […]

By Barbi Chan

Tutorial: 4 Ways to Apply Liquid Foundation

Liquid foundation provides one of the best coverages for the face. To maximize its effect, there are four techniques you may use to apply it. Which way works best for you, Bellas? Valerie Tan is a TV host, events host, and commercial model. She blogs about beauty, fashion, fitness, lifestyle, and travel at missvalerietan.com. Follow […]

By Valerie Tan

Sun Protection For 6 Skin Types

Most Pinays are type 4.

By Barbi Chan

Join the First BDJ Box Beauty Bootcamp!

  PRE-REGISTER NOW to get ALL ACCESS for the Beauty Fair at BDJ Box Beauty Boot Camp! Take your beauty knowledge to the next level at the BDJ Box Beauty Bootcamp on June 7 at the Blue Leaf Filipinas! Enjoy exciting booths from over 20 brands w/ activities such as free skin analysis, makeovers, express manicure […]

DIY Mani Trick

Try this move for a flawless finish.


5 Ways to Maintain Red Hair

Red is the most difficult hair color to maintain. I’ve been sporting this color for years and I’m still frustrated at how it noticeably fades in as early as one month. It’s normal for the dye to wash out (I call it a blood bath!) while taking a shower, and the biggest challenge is keeping […]

By Kate Alvarez

Review: MAC Viva Glam Miley Cyrus Lipstick

Every year MAC Cosmetics comes up with a limited-edition Viva Glam lipstick featuring the latest Viva Glam spokesperson. I love this brand and support all its causes, most especially the purchase of a Viva Glam lipstick, where 100% of the profit goes to helping men, women, and children living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. I […]

Video: Makeup Brushes For Every Budget

Beauty Minister Nicole Romero gives us the scoop on some of her favorite and investment-worthy makeup brushes. For more beauty tips and tricks, visit Nicole’s blog, Beauty and Sparkle, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Video by Roanne Aujero


My Summer Wish List

Summer is only halfway done, so I still have time to do some beauty shopping. Here are the top three things in my growing summer wish list. 1. Belo Sunbrella, P450. The average umbrella has an SPF of only 8-11, so Belo Essentials decided to create their own umbrella with an SPF of 50. Now […]

By Kate Alvarez

How To Get The Best Eyebrows

Gone are the days when eyebrows were trimmed, tweezed, and cut to its maximum. If you are a ’90s kid (Madonna and Rick Astley’s era), I am sure you also did what I did. I tweezed and shaved my eyebrows to almost nothing. Thank God social media was not yet invented that time—there is no […]

By Barbi Chan

How to Get Naturally Flushed Cheeks

Having rosy cheeks brightens up the face and makes you look healthy and radiant. Here’s a step-by-step process to achieve naturally flushed cheeks with the help of makeup.   1. Dab three dots of cream-based cheek tint on the apples of your cheek. Form a triangle with the dots. Then with your fingers or a […]

By Valerie Tan

Review: Lancôme Absolue Yeux Eye Concentrate

Our resident mommy beauty minister just found the best eye treatment ever!