Avon Philippines Builds Avon City, Bestsellers Take Spotlight

Avon welcomed select beauty influencers to an exclusive tour of Avon City, an experiential expo during the annual Sales Leaders Congress and National Sales Convention. Held last May 18 at SMX Convention Center, Avon City showcased the brand’s bestselling products, highlighting fragrance, makeup, personal care, intimate apparel, jewelry and watches, and home and kids essentials. I’ve been to a lot of expos, and Avon City definitely had some awesome booths. Check them out!

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Lily Collins makeup tutorial: 9 easy steps

I’ve been thinking of doing a Lily Collins makeup tutorial for a while, and it couldn’t have come at a better time—her birthday is March 17th while mine’s March 20! Belle De Jour Beauty Editors were asked to recreate a celebrity look, and I of course chose Lily. She instantly became my #girlcrush when I saw her on Mirror, Mirror as the fairest of them all. Porcelain skin, red lips, and those gorgeous brows? She’s a real-life Snow White! The tutorial I created is very easy to follow, with only nine steps to help you recreate Lily Collins’ classic old-Hollywood beauty.

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Prom makeup tutorial: Sweet and sultry

I had a pro do my prom makeup. The handful of magazines available at the time had prom beauty editorials that didn’t really teach 15-year-olds much. Now though, you can find any makeup tutorial on YouTube and Pinterest. DIY makeup for prom or graduation isn’t just doable, it’s actually preferable if,  like me, you don’t like it too heavy! Here are two easy-peasy looks you can do for your prom or graduation: romantic and smoky makeup.

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Liza Soberano is the new Maybelline Girl (and some ’90s references)

Not since Marvin Agustin and Jolina Magdangal have I really been a fan of any other local loveteam until LizQuen. The few times I’ve caught Enrique Gil and/or Liza Soberano, on screen or in person, have convinced me that these two belong to an increasingly rare breed of Filipino celebrity: that which genuinely has what it takes. The most recent movie I watched with my family was their romantic dramedy Every Day I Love You. It was cute, and additionally cool because it’s set near our house in Negros and the cast spoke some Hiligaynon. Liza, especially, just lights up the screen with her childlike charm and radiant beauty. No surprise then, that Liza Soberano has just been chosen as the newest Filipina endorser of global makeup brand, Maybelline New York.

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Beauty Review: Maybelline NYFW S/S 2016

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Last month, New York Fashion Week unveiled the style dictates for the coming Spring-Summer, with Maybelline as its official beauty partner. Bringing the latest from the New York runways to the Philippine streets, Maybelline is making NYFW happen for Filipinas, allowing us to create NYFW-inspired looks with its S/S 2016 makeup collection.

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Sobering Somber

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There’s something to be said about letting our internal monologue take a hold of our senses once in a while to shake us into action.

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