Review: Philosophy Facial

The Beauty Ministers and BDJ Box contributors were treated to a day of detox and pampering at the biggest Philosophy biggest store in the world, right in the heart of SM Megamall’s Fashion Hall. We felt like college girls all over again as Philosophy’s Cristina Conde and Barbs Miravalles gave us a classroom workshop on […]

By Kate Alvarez

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

Apply Your Skincare Products In The Right Order

Maximize the benefits of your beauty potions

By Barbi Chan

My Dead Sea Mud Mask Experience

Mud mask to the highest level

By Barbi Chan

Brazilian Facial

A facial for… down there.

By Erica Paredes

Review: Too Cool For School Pumpkin Sleeping Pack

The thing with Korean skincare is that they can be very tricky to try on, if there’s any English translation on the packaging at all. I once got beauty samples from a friend who was in Korea but up to this day, I still have not figured out what I’m supposed to do with them […]

Tutorial: How to Liven Up Dull Skin

Exposing our skin to harsh outdoor elements can make it look dull and lifeless. Even when we’re indoors, strong air-conditioning can also wreak havoc on our skin. Update your nightly skin ritual with these skin-saving techniques.   Step 1: Cleanse. Using a cotton ball and makeup remover, take out the oil, dirt, and makeup from […]

By Barbi Chan

My Top Three Masks

The latest additions to Tara’s prettifying regimen

The Art of the Facial and My Top 5


Being quite synonymous to the adjective “pain,” I’ve shied away from the ritual of going through monthly facials. To me, they were nothing but stones to crack upon one’s head with all that pricking. After quite some time, I have become a devout follower. Maybe it was also because of the infallible number of Francophile […]

Review: Olay Regenerist Advanced Cleansing System

How did the Olay’s facial brush compare to the Clarisonic Mia?