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Perfect for your everyday look!
Makeup has no rules—wear what you want, regardless of your skin tone. But if you have naturally sunkissed morena skin and you specifically want to show it off, there’s more to the process than just adding bronzer and highlighter. Playing up other
It doesn't require bleaching!
A hair color trend is born when: 1) beauty experts talk about them; 2) we see them on the hottest celebs; and 3) it's all over Instagram. Usually, these trendy hair colors are loud and high-maintenance, so many people are too intimidated
Want to stay a brunette or try going blonde? Check out our top recos here!
Following age-old beauty rules? We’re happy to report that it’s not really a thing now—especially when it comes to your hair. But just in case you want to do a little research and arm yourself with more color inspo before your next
It’s time to show off your gorgeous skin color.
A ton of lipsticks in your kikay kit and nothing to use? Or are you looking for a signature lip color that can be your trademark shade? From bright pops of color to the nudest of the nudes, keep scrolling to discover
"This is a new age of brown Filipino, we’ll decide what’s beautiful for ourselves.”
In light of the controversial GlutaMax ad that seems to have presented morenas to be inferior to their lighter-skinned counterparts, social media has never been more alight with discussions on the prejudice that brown-skinned Filipinos are facing on a daily basis, which
Flaunt that natural glow, girl.
Whether you’re just starting your makeup kit or you’re someone addicted to makeup, lipsticks are easily at the top of your list! Lipsticks are a guilty pleasure since they're the easiest to shop for, but for people with beautifully tanned skin, some
'I wear my color as a badge.'
A lot of Filipinos are naturally brown-skinned, but somehow, we (most of us, at least) were brought up to believe that "fair" or "maputi" is always better. Some of our titas say it out loud, while some movies not-so-subtly imply it. And
'I'm brown, I'm beautiful.'
In case you weren't online this past weekend, here's a recap of what happened in the world of Philippine beauty: GlutaMAX came under fire for their ad, which seemed to assert that Filipinos should whiten their skin in order to be treated
The internet is NOT having it.
It’s the year 2019, and we’re proud of our morena skin. But apparently, some people haven’t yet gotten the memo. Case in point: Skin whitening brand GlutaMAX's now-viral ad campaign, which is currently under fire as it elicits enraged reactions all over social
Pretty in pink!
Peach and bronze are easy choices if you're a morena like Maymay Entrata. But while these hues have been tested and proven to complement your tones well, that doesn't mean your color palette should be limited to these shades only! A golden
And why the market for them just keeps growing.
Society has always put a premium on fairer skin. We're talking popularity, prestige, job opportunities, and all the awards show nominations you can have (re: #OscarsSoWhite). The result? The beauty market is convinced that it's what everyone desires thus leading to skin
How to wear shiny skin without a midday makeup meltdown.
When it comes to talking about skin in our three favorite words—glossy, dewy, glassy—K-beauty immediately comes to mind, which we're pretty much obsessed with. We're staunch believers that everybody deserves skin so smooth it reflects the face of who you're talking to.
Show off that morena glow!
It's no secret that girls with lighter skin tones can pretty much wear any color under the sun. Us morenas, on the other hand, have to work just a bit harder to find the perfect shades that will flatter our dark brown
Flaunt your tan!
If you're a morena girl who wants to check out the best colors to wear to flaunt your skin tone, look no further than these outfits on Maymay Entrata, who recently slayed Arab Fashion Week! For those who still think dusky-skinned Pinays can't
Find out her go-to shades!
Kathryn Bernardo admits that she once had difficulty finding makeup that suited her morena skin tone. "Sometimes it's a bit grayish, [like for] powders, or the shade is too bright for me," she tells Preview. Eventually, however, she managed to discover the colors
This is the Filipina pride clothing label you've been waiting for!
Morena the Label is a body- and skin color-positive clothing label founded by YouTuber and writer Ayn Bernos. The brand offers shirts, caps, hoodies, and sweaters with statements like "I like my tan, tita" and "That melanin though" emblazoned on them.Here, Ayn
Recommended products from the glow queen herself!
Finding makeup suitable for morena skin may seem tricky, but worry no more! Jennifer Lopez's collaboration with Inglot Cosmetics has got you covered. Known for her signature JLo glow, the singer co-created a 70-piece makeup collection that has everything you need to achieve luminous,
From blush to lipstick!
Being a celebrity with naturally tanned skin, Bianca Gonzalez-Intal admits that her fellow morena beauties often ask her for makeup advice. So in the newest addition to her Paano Ba 'To series, she solicited help from celebrity makeup artist RB Chanco to answer their
...without using highlighter!
According to color theory, if we want to hide skin discoloration, we should neutralize it with its direct opposite on the color wheel. This is why green concealers are best used to hide active acne or red spots, while peachy or yellow
Make those cheekbones pop!
For glowing skin all year round, it's imperative to stock up on a highlighter that works for you. Whether you prefer more of a sheen or a full-on beam, a glow is a glow! And if you've been looking to update your