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‘Beauty exorcist’ defines trends of the season


For over 20 years now, Los Angeles, California, native Gregory Arlt has been with cosmetic brand MAC, where he is director for makeup artistry.

Posted: February 7th, 2014 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Blush and ‘slept-in’ eye makeup are hot this season

GREGORY Arlt. photo by Tatin Yang

“We did over 400 fashion shows this season in New York, Milan, Paris, London, and even Sydney,” says Gregory Arlt, director of Makeup Artistry at MAC.   If that doesn’t make him an authority on Spring-Summer’s latest looks, know that Gregory missed out on doing the makeup of his celebrity clients for the Golden Globes [...]

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

8 steps to flawless evening makeup

NEWMAC store in Eastwood Mall—the first of its kind in Asia, complete with individual stations with natural daylight for ideal makeup sessions

This article is a full makeup lesson on perfecting the evening party look, specially designed by MAC experts for women who possess basic makeup knowledge but want to take their skill a notch higher.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Beauty with a purpose

SINCE its creation in 1994, MAC Viva Glam lipstick and lipglass sales go to the MAC Aids Fund, dedicated to help in the fight against AIDS  and HIV.

Some beauty companies avoid talking about the ugly problems of the world at all costs, while some choose to tackle them.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Rihanna shines bright in her fave makeup


Rihanna recently teamed up with MAC to create the RiRi Hearts MAC Collection for Fall. The limited-edition collection features four lip colors, a lip glass, a liquid liner, two sets of eye shadow quads, lashes, brushes, a cream base, a blush duo, a powder blush, a mascara and an eyebrow liner.

Posted: October 11th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

3 beauty discoveries perfect for the gloomy weather

OPULENCE viaMAC’s Fall Indulge collection

Last Tuesday, I and five others had the privilege to preview and experience MAC’s Fall Indulge collection. The tables were set lavishly with gold-trimmed glasses and china that had to be flown in.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Betty and Veronica love MAC


Japanese cult beauty brand Shu Uemura has picked a young female artist named Ob to design its Spring Sakura Collection, a magical dream world of princesses and highlighting the blossoming of Japan’s famous cherry blossoms, a much-anticipated event in springtime.

Posted: April 5th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Makeup, according to Victor Cembellin: ‘It should always appear to be an afterthought, rather than the first thing noticed’


After over a decade of being in the makeup and beauty industry, Victor Cembellin proudly says he’s never worked a day in his life.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

How to get Marilyn Monroe’s come-hither eyes and lush lips


Whereas other cosmetic brands launch a collection roughly every three months, MAC does so every month.

Posted: October 12th, 2012 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Carine Roitfeld and MAC—perfect combination


I was over the moon when a friend told me Carine Roitfeld was collaborating with MAC. Roitfeld is one of the top fashion names alive, and this editor of CR Fashion-Book and former editor in chief of Vogue Paris from 2001-2012 did not disappoint.

Posted: September 21st, 2012 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Fashion and Beauty | Read More »

Makeup forecast—modern ’60s, androgyny, disco fever


You can say that beauty trends are akin to a new flavor of your favorite brand of ice cream or candy. You’ll immediately want to try it and there’s a big possibility you’ll get hooked. At least, this is what happens to most of us every season, especially around the time of Fashion Week. Apart [...]

Posted: July 22nd, 2011 in Columns,Fashion and Beauty,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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  2. Almost mugged on Chino Roces Avenue
  3. President Quezon was born here–and so was Philippine surfing
  4. Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  5. How healing waters accompanied my journey of faith
  6. Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  7. Joe de Venecia visits the Queen Mother of Cambodia
  8. Palawan favorite getaway of show biz celebrities
  9. Noli Yamsuan, Cardinal Sin’s ‘official’ photographer: ‘I could smell the aftershave lotion of the Pope’
  10. ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
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  3. How Vitamin B can be a remedy for ‘manhid’ and neuropathy
  4. Sarah Geronimo and Matteo Giudicelli sing ‘All of Me’–and we all swoon
  5. 90 percent of Filipino households don’t practice proper toilet hygiene, sanitation
  6. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?
  7. ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  8. This is not just a farm
  9. 12 other things you can do at Pico de Loro Cove
  10. Marcos grandson to wed beautiful Rocha scion
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  2. Did Angara ruin Pia Wurtzbach’s chances at Bb. Pilipinas?
  3. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  4. Dominique–Gretchen and Tonyboy Cojuangco’s daughter–now an endorser
  5. Manila in shock over model Helena Belmonte’s death
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  7. From Jeannie to mom of suicide victim
  8. San Vicente beaches hidden but not for long
  9. Borgy and Georgina are back; others are off–again
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