We kicked off our Best of Cosmo.ph anniversary series with lists of your most read Celebs stories, your favorite Online Hunks, your most coveted celebrity bags, and your biggest celeb crushes. This time, we're bringing you the 10 most-read beauty stories! Every Cosmo chick knows that how you present yourself is important, which is why we take such good care of ourselves. These were your favorite Beauty stories this year:
- Budget Buys: Makeup Below P500
You can be beautiful on a budget! Each item in this gallery of assorted makeup (eyeliner, eyeshadow, mascara, lipstick, blush, foundation, BB cream, powder--you name it, we've got it) costs under P500. All are perfect for the hardworking Cosmo chick who wants to get gorgeous yet still spend smart!
- BUDGET Special: Must-Have Beauty Finds BELOW P1500
You don't have to break the bank to look beautiful. For Cosmo chicks with a little more cash to spend on beauty goods, we also have a gallery of cosmetics that won't cost more than P1,500. You've worked hard to earn that money and you deserve only the best, right? Watch for our next crop of budget beauty finds next month!
- The Hottest Makeup Hues For You
With so many gorgeous gals of mixed ethnicity walking the streets of metropolitan Manila and makeup available for everybody, it's important to know which cosmetic colors suit your gorgeous skintone, whether you're fair, medium, or dark.
- Beauty Loot: 17 Beauty Essentials For Glowing, Radiant Skin
Beauty starts with the basics: clear, gorgeous skin and an inner glow. Keep your skin clean and beautiful with products that promote health and radiance, and you'll be sporting that naturally lovely look in no time!
- Behind The Scenes At The July 2010 Cosmo Makeovers Shoot
Everybody loves a makeover! Seven lucky Cosmo readers got a rocking beauty reinvention courtesy of Pond's. They even had a fierce photo shoot with ace photographer Pat Dy, and we showed you what happened behind the scenes. Check out this year's fab Cosmo Makeovers for inspiration!
- R-18: Bold And Beautiful Makeup We Dare You To Wear
Part of being fun and fearless is not being afraid to try new things and to think out of the box. That applies to makeup, too! With so many fun, wild, vibrant colors out there, it's good to step out of your comfort zone every now and then and sport a crazy, gorgeous new shade! Do you dare to wear?
- 23 Whitening Picks For Post-Summer Skincare
If there's one thing you should learn from Cosmo, it's that sunblock is your best friend! Even if you're only going to be out in the sun for 10 minutes, sunblock is a must because it prevents the early onset of skin aging caused by sun damage. If you forgot your sunscreen and are trying to rehabilitate your skin, we've got the beauty loot for you.
- Haircare And Skincare: 24 Bathtime Beauty Essentials
Great artwork starts with a clean canvas, and beauty is the same: it starts with your hair and skin. Keep them clean and healthy! Your beauty regimen starts in the bath, and if you don't know where to begin, we're here to help you out with our product picks.
- Beauty Loot: 11 Summer Must-Haves
Heavy makeup on the beach is a major no-no, ladies! But that doesn't mean you can't give yourself a touch of color—and a little coverage with an SPF boost to spare your skin from the sun's harsh rays! It's always summer in the Philippines, so check out our summertime beauty picks!
- Cosmo Skin Care: Anti-Aging Products You Must Use NOW
No matter how great your skin seems now, aging is just around the corner. It's never too early to start caring for your skin. As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!