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Thursday, December 16, 2010

MAC in Trinoma

All you ladies who lives in Quezon City...rejoice (like me). Mac Trinoma is now offically open! We can now get our fix of MAC products without battling horrendous traffic going to shang or Makati!

You can find MAC at the ground floor in front of VNC and Gift Gate!

Winglish Xmas Party

Been doing makeup for these girls for 2 years in a row :D

Gee Ann Sanchez Wedding


Mother of the Bride

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Upgraded :D

I can consider myself as a "smart" shopper when it comes to buying makeup for work, Heck, I dont even buy makeup for myself for the sole reason that i dont put any...yeah I am a makeup artist who does not wear makeup..the funniest contradiction ever. I love putting makeup on other people that is why I am in this profession. I love the transformations...the smiles and the appreciation of clients. If they feel beautiful then my job is done.

When I started with makeup school I only have 1 traincase which have survived me and which I refuse to sell.. call me sentimental but heck i love Blackie too much to even entertain the thought of selling her. She had been with me at my first ever international gig in HK. I have tried to replace her but I always ended out selling the replacement instead...lol.

But as I accumulate more makeup...I realized that I needed a kit with more space. Good thing my hairstylist offered to sell  her traincase for a really low price. I decided to get this baby finally last October.

It proved to be a very good buy because I can "edit" what things to bring. If I am doing grooming for guys I just take the bottom part and if I am doing more faces I tote everything! hahha

But you know what I still miss Blackie so much :( But then again she now sits proudly in my studio..she may be diminutive but she have served me well. We weathered storms (Ondoy) while working, we endured being lost in translation at HK and countless weddings..but then again I am starting a new partnership and so far its going great.

Also I got this baby last Saturday.

I upgraded from this...


 AND I couldn't be happier :) Its my ultimate dream kit! :)

Hard work really do pay off.

 Early in my career ( a year or so ago) , I was asked to do makeup for a wedding fashion show. I was working side by side with the "bigwigs" of makeup...xeng zuleta and barbi chan ( to name some) and there I was in my little corner with my little kit with no makeup case with light, sweating and squinting because of the poor lighting ready to freak out anytime...good thing Ms. Barbi Chan was kind enough to lend me her "lights". She was so nice and I am happy coz now I have my own. I don't know if she will remember that incident but I made a little promise to myself that one day I will also return the favor and  do the same should the need arise...its time to pay it forward. :)

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Daiana Menezes for Liquid Courage

Liquid Courage is a brand of swimsuit by filipina designer Danelyn Rillera. She is selling them in the US and she has standing stores in Florida. She is such a sweetheart and I really had fun working with her :)

Photographer: Jay Tablante

My December Brides

Come December I will be really busy...am not even kidding. Here are some of my December brides. I did their makeup for their pre nuptial shoots...I cant find the pics of others though...

May before

May After

Gee Ann Before

Gee ann After

Dette Before

Dette after

Camille Before

Camille After

Clars Before

Clars After

Will update this posts once I have all the pics...but as of last count Ill be doing 18 brides...whew!! December is indeed one busy month :D

Saturday, November 13, 2010


Juvy is my classmate from college and last month they booked me to do their makeup...right after they booked me again for another event they are going to attend. Here are the photos :)



juvy before

juvy after

mom before

mom after

Friday, November 12, 2010

Bloggers gone wild

Did I caught your attention? :)

Here are some pics from the shoot that we did for 

Hannah of flaircandy.com
Nina of ChangeMakersPhilippines.com and WritersBlockPhilippines.com
Vince of wheninmanila.com








Photographer: Philip Laurel
Hair: Kris Magboo
Makeup: Ria Redor

My desktop

its zebra and its pink...what else can i want?? :)

DLSU Innersoul and New Cam

am loving my new camera...

sony w310

1. super cheap (P5,400) coz no way am i spending more than 6k for a cam...yup am a cheapo :P
2. Pictures are really of good quality
3. I got it here : http://jeptall.multiply.com/ (CHECK IT OUT!)
4. Mall price is P 10,500... see what i mean with cheap?!
5. It's lightweight and i like how it looks...

I road tested it today.. here are some pics from my gig at DLSU for Innersoul :)

The setup

My outfit of the day (Cardigan and leggings from landmark, boots and top from f21) 

I did 8 heads...was not able to take photos of the others though :(

Anyway...I am in love with my sony w310 and I believe it is a good buy :)