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"Read My Lips" is the Book You Need if You Plan to Start a Business

Learn the ropes from Happy Skin co-founder Rissa Mananquil-Trillo
Maybe a big idea struck you now that there’s more time to ponder at home. Or perhaps current events have led you to consider a career change. Whatever your motivation may be, starting a business can be as daunting as it is

Happy Skin's Founder Used to Be Bullied for Being Morena

But that didn't stop Rissa Mananquil-Trillo from building a beauty empire especially made for Filipina skin.
Who would have thought that Happy Skin's founder Rissa Mananquil-Trillo was once callled an "ugly duckling"? In her new book, Read My Lips (P450), she shared that she was teased a lot for her morena skin. "When I got to high school, my

7 Exclusive Stationery Collections Inspired by Local Style Influencers

We love them all!
In celebration of its 75th year in the business, National Book Store collaborates with seven Filipino design influencers Amina Aranaz-Alunan, Cat Arambulo-Antonio, Cecile Van Straten, Daphne Oseña-Paez, Patty Eustaquio, Rajo Laurel, and Rissa Mananquil-Trillo to launch seven collections of limited edition stationery, accessories, and gift

Meet the Women Behind Local Makeup Brand Happy Skin

Get to know the stylish duo behind the successful beauty brand.
In many ways, it was a match made in heaven. Top model and beauty columnist Rissa Mananquil-Trillo and marketing maven Jacqe Yuengtian-Gutierrez teamed up to create Happy Skin Cosmetics, a proudly Filipino beauty brand with cheeky product names like Shut Up and

LOTD: Here's an Easy Trick to Wearing the Dress-Over-Pants Trend

See this chic and easy outfit combination by Happy Skin's Rissa Mananquil-Trillo!
Wearing dress over pants may not be your go-to combination when you have to put together an outfit with a short amount of time, but Happy Skin's co-founder Rissa Mananquil-Trillo will change your mind.Here, Rissa starts with a no-brainer combination: a black turtleneck

A First Timer's Guide to Talking to a Fashion Designer

It's one of the most important relationships in your life.
The first time I ever went to a designer was when I was 16. It was for my prom and my mom brought me to the legendary Joe Salazar. I don’t remember having a particular design in mind and we left the

Happy Skin

Get happy with makeup that lovingly perfects.
After chalking up years of experience at Uniliever, Jacqe Yuengtian-Gutierrez decided it was time to delve into the world of cosmetics. Armed with her accumulated knowledge on skin care and makeup, she joined forces with model and columnist Rissa Mananquil-Trillo to form