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Classic and universally flattering.
Looking for that perfect nude nail polish can be hard when you're a morena. Sometimes, the hues can look too pasty or they just don't pop out well on your skin tone. The best way to find one that will make your
Morenas, take notes!
Making any beauty-obsessed person pick their favorite nude lipstick is pretty much like asking a mom to pick a favorite child. That's why when we asked beauty vlogger Michelle Dy for a morena-friendly nude lipstick reco, it was not surprise that she shared
These shades will complement your golden complexion.
Of the many makeup products we own, there is one that is a staple in vanity kit—lip tints. Most of the shades, however, look like they would only suit fair and medium complexions. If you're tired of the usual peach and pink
They come in various finishes, too!
If you ask us, one K-beauty invention that we are most thankful for is cushion compacts. They are portable, easy to use, and can give us a fresh-faced look with just a few taps. One big problem that we encounter though, is
No to flashback!
It can be intimidating to experiment with your makeup if you have a dusky complexion. You shy away from flash photography for fear of looking like a ghost, you're afraid of wearing a pink lipstick because you think it looks "too bright"
Here's a newbie makeup guide for you!
We're aware that it's tricky to pull off dark lipstick. A strong lip may seem overwhelming or over the top, particularly when you're so used to MLBB colors. So, we're here to change your mind about it. Trust us when we say that
Extend the time in between touch-ups!
I've always known the consequences of coloring my hair, especially bleaching it. I knew that it would become dry and frizzy from all the damage, so I was prepared to pile on the hair masks and serums before leaving the salon. What
These tried and tested colors deserve a spot in your makeup kit.
Finding a flattering lip color can be tricky for everyone, but if you're a tan-skinned beauty, a peek into Laureen Uy's makeup collection could simplify your search. The blogger shared her favorite products to use on her morena skin via her YouTube
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.