We want to copy everything ASAP.
If you're on the lookout for some easy and ~doable~ beauty inspo, let us turn your attention to Ylona Garcia's Instagram. Her feed is a gold mine of fresh-faced looks and hairstyles that are easy to replicate!
Find out how you can cop the same dewy look by yourself!
Fact: "No-makeup look 5ever!" We will never grow tired of this makeup style because: 1) It's a fail-safe way to highlight your features with minimal to zero effort. 2) You only need a few products to get it
Bagay na bagay!
Remember when we declared that morenas should start breaking so-called beauty rules? Before, it was said that certain shades aren't bagay on you. If you have a dark skin tone, you should stay away from color-aka just go
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
These shades will complement your dusky complexion.
Of the many makeup products we own, there is one that is a staple in every Pinays' kikay kits-lip tints. Here are just some of the many reasons we love them:Most of the shades, however, look like they would
We've got dewy and matte finishes here!
If you ask us, among K-beauty inventions we're most thankful for, ~cushion compacts~ top our list. They are portable, easy to use, and can give us a fresh-faced look with just a few taps. One big problem that
'To my fellow sun-kissed girls: Know that we glow differently.'
In the Philippines, growing up morena comes with a lot of character-building experiences. We've all heard stories of bullying, name-calling, and microaggressions that eventually pile into a tower of resentment. Additionally, there are the snide remarks from titas during
Whatever your budget may be.
Years ago, finding the perfect foundation to match your skin tone was a challenge, especially if you're morena. Thankfully, everything has changed now because beauty brands are more aware that the need for inclusive shade ranges is real. Shopping 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 "
Morenas, meet your new everyday lip!
The subtle juicy hues of peach make it incredibly easy to pull off and you can use it as an eyeshadow, blush, and a lip color without batting an eye. It's just one of those colors that look amazing on
Keep blushin'!
Searching for *that* perfect blush shade can be tough, especially for morenas. Morenas have to be careful that the shade they use won't make their complexions appear muddy, or that the hue won't disappear on their cheeks. To
Her MOTD only takes 15 minutes!
If you're a morena beauty junkie, you would know the ~struggle~ in finding makeup products that work for your dusky complexion. Thankfully, YouTuber Johnreyslife shared her *simple* makeup routine that's not just affordable, it's also fit
Show off that tan!
PSA: Neutrals aren't the only colors morenas can try for their makeup looks. To prove our point, we round up the ~prettiest~ MOTDs we saw on Pinay celebs with brown skin. If you're a proud morena yourself, read
We spoke to Juro Ongkiko, the creator of Moreno Morena.
As a morena, getting my photograph taken properly has been a long-time struggle. In my high school graduation photo, the makeup artist powdered my face white, and the final result was airbrushed to "perfection." I barely recognized myself. When I first
Here's a Monday pick-me-up for you guys. Roxanne Barcelo uploaded a budol-budol makeup tutorial, and we just have to ~process~ everything about it. Here are our major talking points:We'll let you find out the
'Kahit hindi siya maputi, at least pantay ang kulay.'
If you're morena, you're probably familiar with the elusive beauty standard that is "pantay" skin. After all, in many conversations about skin color in the Philippines, it is regularly brought up as the next best thing to a fair complexion. "
Presenting, your morena beauty starter pack.
You step inside the mall, and you're ready to spend to begin your makeup journey. But, you don't know exactly where to start. You scour through aisles of products, but they all look the same. Does this situation sound
'I owe it to myself to embrace and celebrate my skin color.'
I was seven years old when I first realized that I was insecure about my skin color. I was listening to lecture on our Filipino ancestors-the Malay, the Indones, and the Aeta. My classmates and I had categorized each other according
'I'm still learning. It's an unending process.'
With major endorsements deals, lead roles on TV and film projects, and a smooth-sailing love life, it seems like nothing can stop Gabbi Garcia. But this 20-year-old is just like any other girl-she makes mistakes and has insecurities.
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