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To Pork Buns and Old Friends

5 Jan

Β  Β  Β  Β Today I’m thankful for the pleasure of doing my friend’s family’s makeup for their dear brother’s wedding πŸ˜€ To Tita Nena, Tita Carrie, Lala and Vic, thank you from the bottom of my smokey heart! Wishing Vic and Miggy a lifetime of love and laughter πŸ˜€πŸ™ And thank you, Lala, for the delicious pork buns from Tim Ho Wan ❀️ Β You all look so beautiful as always 😍

 





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CPR

12 Mar

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It was a beautiful Saturday morning in Angelfields, Tagaytay.Β  This was the morning of the 11th of October 2014.Β  Angelfields truly is a beautiful venue for garden weddings πŸ™‚

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It was Cathy and Brian’s big day! πŸ™‚Β  We arrived in Angelfields and we could already feel everyone’s excitement.Β  Good vibes indeed πŸ™‚

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This was Cathy’s stunning gown by the one and only, Veluz πŸ™‚

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And here is our beautiful bride, Cathy! πŸ™‚Β  Makeup, check! Hair was still being set in this photo… Haha!

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Here is Cathy’s hair and makeup team… πŸ™‚

Special thanks to George Aliben from Kiehl’s for doing Cathy’s hair on her big day! πŸ™‚Β  Super love!!!

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Here’s a sneak peek at what George did with Cathy’s hair for the second look at the reception πŸ™‚

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Cathy’s beautiful sister and maid of honor πŸ™‚

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Glowing just like the bride, Cathy’s gorgeous mother πŸ™‚

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And here she is ready to say I do.

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Thank you so much for trusting me and George to be part of your big day, Cathy!!! πŸ™‚Β  It was such a pleasure being part of your journey.

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Wishing you and Brian all the love and happiness in the world! πŸ™‚

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Angela

19 Jan

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It was a beautiful afternoon last October 10, 2014 at the Manila Peninsula Hotel…Β  Look at these gorgeous blooms!!! They just instantly brightened up my day πŸ™‚

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Another wedding, another stunning gown… This one by the talented Francis Libiran πŸ™‚

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Angela was my beautiful bride that day πŸ™‚

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Special thanks to one of my favorite hairstylists, RJ Dela Cruz, for doing such a great job on Angela’s hair πŸ™‚ An effortless and loose updo with fresh flowers πŸ™‚

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I love Angela’s deep set eyes πŸ™‚

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Thanks RJ and Mike for helping Angela out with her gown! Haha!

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Angela’s smile and laughter was infectious πŸ™‚

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Hope you had a wonderful wedding, Angela! πŸ™‚

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It was a such pleasure doing your makeup on your big day! πŸ™‚Β  Thanks for making us part of it!

Wishing you all the best and til we meet again πŸ™‚

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Ali

17 Jan

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Last October 23, 2014 was another pretty client’s wedding.Β  Her name is Ali πŸ™‚

It was a beautiful morning and our wedding preps were in Richmonde Hotel, Eastwood πŸ™‚Β  Here are some of the wonderful details of her wedding…

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Look at her super cute and personalized wedding shoes πŸ™‚Β  They’re soooo “wicked”.

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Hanging on the wall was Ali’s beautiful gown by Rosenthal Tee πŸ™‚

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Yes, I’m very serious while working.Β  LOL!

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Makeup done πŸ™‚Β  I enjoyed doing Ali’s makeup.Β  She has beautiful eyes and flawless skin πŸ™‚

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I love this photo of Ali and her adorable daughter! πŸ™‚

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All dressed up and ready to go!Β  Special thanks to one of my favorite hairstylists, Miss Helen Egan for L’oreal Professionel πŸ™‚Β  Love this side pony for Ali.

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So pretty!

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Miss Helen and I also did the hair and makeup for Ali’s beautiful mom and gorgeous sister πŸ™‚Β  Don’t they look fab??? πŸ™‚

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Congratulations once again, Ali!Β  Thank you so much for making us part of your wedding. It was a pleasure meeting you and your wonderful family!Β  You looked so beautiful and I hope your wedding was all you imagined it to be! πŸ™‚Β  Please stay in touch, k?Β  All the best! πŸ™‚

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Here are more beautiful photos from Ali’s official wedding photographers, the awesome team of Mango Red Studios πŸ™‚

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Isha

13 Dec

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Last September 8, 2014 was the wedding of one of my favorite and sweetest clients, Isha πŸ™‚Β  I first met her when I did her makeup for her prom.Β  Such a smart and beautiful lady, this one.Β  Then I’d see her one prom after another.Β  Haha!Β  Such a heartthrob!Β  Then it was her grad ball then debut πŸ™‚Β  I remember I was almost about to give birth during her debut but I really didn’t want to miss that day.

I was so happy and excited when I found out she was engaged and that she wanted me to save the date to be her makeup artist for the wedding!Β  I was too excited.Β  Isha is like a younger sister to me.Β  And on this wonderful Monday morning in September, I was at her house, reunited with the kindest family, the De Vera’s πŸ™‚

I was also so excited to see my handmade crocheted dolls in Liza’s room! πŸ™‚Β  Liza is Isha’s beautiful mom who adopted two of my Googlees.Β  Awwww, thanks so much, Liza πŸ™‚Β  They’re so lucky to be in such a beautiful home πŸ™‚

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What a stunning bouquet with this very special locket.

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Check out the details of Isha’s gorgeous gown by the very talented, Kristel Yulo πŸ™‚Β  She’s also designing my future sister-in-law’s gown.Β  Can’t wait!

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Love the color of these Kate Spade shoes πŸ™‚

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Here’s our bride, Isha πŸ™‚Β  Makeup done.Β  Thank you so much to RJ Dela Cruz for doing Isha’s hair πŸ™‚ Thanks for assisting also, Mike! I love working with you guys! πŸ™‚

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Smile, Isha πŸ™‚

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Our view while doing makeup πŸ™‚Β  Special thanks to my makeup assistant that day, Patricia Layog! πŸ™‚Β  Always fun having you around, Patricia!Β  Here she is finishing up Isha’s little sister Inya’s makeup.

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Isha and Liza with my handmade dolls πŸ™‚ AWWWW, priceless photo πŸ™‚

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Beautiful Inya and Liza πŸ™‚

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It’s almost time πŸ™‚

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I just couldn’t stop taking photos of Liza with my dolls πŸ™‚ Haha!!!Β  Thanks so much for posing with them again, Liza. Hihihi… *kilig*Β  You look so fab! πŸ™‚

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Isha’s ride has arrived.

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It started to rain but no worries πŸ™‚

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Isha and her bridal team πŸ™‚

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One last shot before leaving for the Church πŸ™‚

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Thank you so much, Isha, for making me part of every important event in your life πŸ™‚Β  You and your mom have always been so kind to me and every time I see you both, it’s like nothing has changed!Β  Cheers to this new and exciting journey called marriage.Β  I look forward to seeing you and your mom again πŸ™‚Β  See you soon, Isha! πŸ™‚

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Teacher Kit

2 Nov

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View from the hotel room πŸ™‚ Wonderful morning indeed!

It was an early start for hair and makeup last September 6, 2014 πŸ™‚Β  I really don’t mind waking up in the wee hours of the morning.Β  It’s so peaceful knowing almost everyone is still asleep πŸ™‚

Our wedding preps were in Manila Hotel, one of my favorite hotels, and the bride was one of my favorite preschool teachers at my son’s previous school, Teacher Kit πŸ™‚

Teacher Kit was my son’s very first teacher.Β  Damien Crow was about two years old and he couldn’t speak yet.Β  So there was a time when he would bite his other classmates when he would get frustrated.Β  This was our biggest issue at that time.Β  Haha!Β  Thank you for your patience, Teacher Kit! πŸ™‚

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Beautiful bouquet… Love the color.

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Almost done with makeup πŸ™‚ Photographed by Nice Print πŸ™‚

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Teacher Kit and the morning sun πŸ™‚

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Teacher Kit’s pretty sister and Maid of Honor πŸ™‚

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Beautiful Mother of the Bride πŸ™‚

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Gorgeous sisters πŸ™‚

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Sleeping Beauty πŸ™‚

Me and glowing, Teacher Kit πŸ™‚

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Me and the beautiful teachers of The Learning Jungle! πŸ™‚Β  I miss you guys so much! Haha! (sad laugh!)

You all look fabulous, Teacher Rina, Teacher Nat and Teacher Dez!!!

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Special thanks to the team, RJ, celebrity hairstylist, and Patricia, assistant makeup artist πŸ™‚

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Til we meet again, Teacher Kit! πŸ™‚Β  Thank you for making me part of your big day and also a million thanks for being an important part of my son’s preschool years! πŸ™‚

Lindsay

21 Oct

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June 14, 2014 was Lindsay’s big day πŸ™‚

(I forgot my camera so all these photos were just taken using my iPad and Iphone)

I met Lindsay and her family during her engagement party about a year ago before their wedding.Β  And we clicked instantly πŸ™‚

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Here is the beautiful bride, Lindsay, pure sunshine πŸ™‚

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And here is her adorable little sis, Margaux πŸ™‚

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And of course, the gorgeous mother of the bride! πŸ™‚

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Lindsay, all set to leave for the Church πŸ™‚Β  Special thanks to one of my favorite hairstylists, RJ Dela Cruz, for doing everyone’s hair.Β  Great job as always, RJ πŸ™‚

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Here is a beautiful photo taken by talented photographer, Lisa Llarena πŸ™‚

I love this photo and I loved doing makeup on these gorgeous ladies.Β  Thanks again to the Ngo family for making me part of this happy day!Β  Til we meet again πŸ™‚

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