Kylie Padilla, over 100 stars share beauty secrets in new book (philstar.com) - November 23, 2018 - 7:02pm MANILA, Philippines — From the publisher of widely-acclaimed novel “Diary ng Panget” comes the “diary ng maganda”: “Mukhang Artista: 100+ Celebrities on Beauty and Makeup.” The first lifestyle bookazine (book laid-out like magazine) of top publishing house Psicom, “Mukhang Artista: 100+ Celebrities on Beauty and Makeup” is arguably the most comprehensive beauty book in the market today, with tips from not only one or two stars, but from over 100 male and female, local and foreign celebrities, hauled from over 10 years of interviews of lifestyle and entertainment journalist Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo, currently Lifestyle and Entertainment Editor of Philstar.com. “Mukhang Artista” is a geek’s take on beauty as it contains 10 chapters of beauty … [Read more...] about Kylie Padilla, over 100 stars share beauty secrets in new book
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How to overcome your body issues Do you love your body? What do you dislike about your body? Which of the two questions is easier to answer? Which is harder? The topic of “body issues” may not be new, but it also never ends nor goes away. #TheBodyLoveRevolution aims to engage us with discussions on body image, media and beauty, and self-worth. Here are 10 advocates and their advice on how to overcome our different body issues. * * * To purchase tickets to #TheBodyLoveRevolution Conference, visit @shetalksasia on Instagram or go to http://bit.ly/bodyloverevolution. Radha, singer, songwriter My ballet teacher gave me an exact image of what I was “supposed to” look like to become a prima ballerina. It sure wasn’t going be me — that kid with a belly. I was even told by highly respected professionals that I needed to lose weight if I wanted to be successful. Later in life, I realized that it was far … [Read more...] about How to overcome your body issues
University of Santo Tomas was filled with cheerful and positive vibes as students set up free hugs stations, fun-filled dares, and photo booths as they welcomed the second leg of ABS-CBN's "The Happinews Project" on Wednesday. Students from the College of Business Administration and Commerce made sure they had time to join the Happinews gimmicks from the first floor of the UST-HS Benavides hall to the third floor, where the auditorium is located, and participate in the discussions of four motivational speakers. The speakers included Marc Eric Reyes, clinical psychologist and consultant, Partners in Child Development and Progress, Inc.; Bela Padilla, artist, writer, and producer; Robert Labayen, head of Creative Communications Management of ABS-CBN; and Mark Lawrence Cruz, school director of SEED Philippines. Reyes encouraged the participants to establish a mental health hygiene and take a break from the "FOMO" (fear of missing out) attitude to experience genuine happiness. He made it … [Read more...] about News Happinews: Sharing positivity on social media
MANILA, Philippines — Actress Iza Calzado, who celebrated her 36th birthday last August 12, shares her story of healing and self-love. It all started with her body insecurities brought about by unrealistic beauty standards, framed by media and society. Many women today, like her in her youth, are confronted with issues concerning body weight and body size. They equate thinness to beauty, healthiness, and acceptance in society. Like many women, it took a while before Iza finally realized that body positivity, the appreciation and being comfortable in oneself, topples everything else. What is seen outside does not always reflect what is really inside. In 2011, Iza went on a beauty journey to try to heal a broken heart. “I have heard about The Farm at San Benito since I was new in show business… The first time was very emotional. My three days of stay really helped me at that time. The place became my utopia… Every time I go there, it never … [Read more...] about LIST: 8 must-try beauty blowouts
MANILA, Philippines — After almost a decade since the destructive Typhoon Ondoy, two decades since the millennials started making an impact, and three decades since the first People Power Revolution (and the birth of The Philippine STAR), defining the Filipino has only become more complicated. We gathered insights from Filipinos who embody unconditional resiliency and advocate empowerment in the face of modern challenges; local globetrotters who have traveled around the world, to refine our idea on where we stand at present; multi-hyphenate individuals, whose list of accomplishments may give us an idea on how to improve ourselves; and modern Filipino heroes, to ground us through our continuous search for peace and freedom. * * * Manny Gonzalez How can Filipinos positively impact the nation and the whole world? Filipinos blame our problems and our poor economic performance on everything and everyone but themselves. But most of the symptomatic problems — drugs, corruption … [Read more...] about What have we learned so far?