Whether it's for classes or work, most of us have been living online these days. One of the only ways we can get in touch with our pre-pandemic selves again is by getting dolled up even when we have nowhere to go. After all, we still have Zoom meetings or online presentations to attend, and we want to look as presentable as possible.
The little boost of self-confidence helps a lot, even when we're just doing minimal makeup. The makeup routines celebrities have been sharing is proof, showing us that we can practice self-care through looking and feeling good from the comfort of our own home.
Below, you'll find five makeup tutorials that you can follow for simple glam, plus some celeb-approved picks to achieve the looks:
1. Maris Racal's Peachy Makeup
Take a look at some of her faves below:
On a budget? Cop these low-cost multi sticks that can be used for sculpting, highlighting, and adding color. Maris' uses the Coral stick for a natural "drunk blush" look, then sculpts her face using the Contour shade. For some sparkle, she applies the Flush stick on her eyelids and wherever the sun hits for the glowing, dewy look she loves.
Multi Sticks (Coral, Contour, and Blush), P199 each, CARELINE, Shopee
Careline Soft Suede Lipsticks
Maris mixes the shades Vibe, Fire, and Mood to create a stunning reddish-brown color that looks flattering on her skin tone. Thanks to its matte and comfortable formula, it's excellent for daily use!
Soft Suede Lipsticks (Vibe, Fire, and Mood), P180 each, CARELINE, Shopee
2. Janine Gutierrez's Glowing Work-from-Home Look
Janine Gutierrez does a simple, luminous makeup look when she works from home. She pairs it with her go-to video call trick: Wearing a top with a cute neckline since it’s what people see on camera!
Here are some of Janine's daily makeup picks:
Clinique Even Better Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15
Janine uses this foundation as her base for natural-looking coverage that gives her skin a picture-perfect appearance for her Zoom calls! She adds a few drops of facial oil to the this to make it more lightweight, then uses a beauty sponge to apply the foundation evenly to cover her redness.
Even Better Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15, P2000, CLINIQUE, Lazada
Maybelline Falsies Lash Lift Mascara
To do a cat-eye look without eyeliner, Janine applies this mascara by brushing the wand vertically on her inner corners then outwards at the corners for the lengthened effect. She also applies mascara to her lower eyelashes, making the eyes more defined and open. Speaking of which, her tip for clump-free lower lashes is to use a wand with smaller bristles!
Falsies Lash Lift Mascara, P399, MAYBELLINE, Lazada
3. Bela Padilla's Signature "No-Makeup" Makeup Look
Bela Padilla showed Preview how she does her quick, no-fuss makeup look using her staple beauty items. Her favorites include multipurpose products like lip and cheek tints for that chic, effortless look that's a breeze to do daily.
Here are some of the products she used in the tutorial:
Blk Cosmetics Fresh All-Day Lip and Cheek Tint
Netizens have been asking Bela what she uses on her lips for months. She finally reveals it in the video, that she's been using the Wondermelon tint from BLK Cosmetics, which Bela uses as a base so that her lips look rosier after the final touch of lipstick.
Fresh All-Day Lip and Cheek Tint, P329, BLK, Watsons
Etude House Tint My 4-Tip Brow
Curious how Bela achieves that feathered brow look? Use this pigmented eyebrow pen with a four-pronged tip that mimics the appearance of real hair strands. Since Bela already has thick brows, she makes them look fuller by filling the corners and sparse areas in, then brushes the hair upwards to achieve her desired style.
Tint My 4-Tip Brow, P453, ETUDE HOUSE, Lazada
4. Heart Evangelista's Fresh and Simple Makeup Routine
Heart's go-to makeup is a littlemore glam, focusing on defining her brows, lips, and lashes. She does this by using her tried-and-tested makeup products, some of which she's been using since her teenage years!
Take a look at Heart's long-time must-haves:
Naturactor Cover Face
This product can be used either as a concealer or foundation because of its flawless full coverage. It's easy to blend, doesn't cake, and won't break the bank, too—no wonder this has been Heart’s holy grail for years now!
Cover Face Concealer Foundation, P650, NATURACTOR, Beautymnl
Perfect Diary 3-in-1 Sculpting Glow Face Highlighter & Blush Contour Powder Palette
This Perfect Diary palette is Heart's new favorite because it has highlighter, blush, and contour shades that are all suitable for Asian skin. It's what she uses to do her signature nose contouring technique that makes her look like she got a nose job!
3-in-1 Sculpting Glow Face Highlighter & Blush Contour Powder Palette, P1200, PERFECT DIARY, Lazada
5. Erich Gonzales' 5-Minute "Fresh" Makeup Look
Get the look with some of her best bets here:
Dior Addict Lip Glow in Raspberry
To avoid looking pale, Erich starts her whole routine by applying a tinted balm that adds a nice pop of color to the lips. For those who are into the "no-makeup" makeup look like her, this hydrating lip balm is for you as it leaves the right amount of sheer color with a hint of shine.
Lip Glow in Raspberry, P2100, DIOR, SM Maakti
Glossier Cloud Paint in Puff
This blush is Erich's secret for her signature rosy cheeks. It comes in a gel-cream formula that blends beautifully on the skin and makes the cheeks look flushed from within. As the actress said, "May difference talaga pag may color ang cheeks natin," and we definitely agree!
Cloud Paint in Puff, P1350, GLOSSIER, Calxyta