Beauty Professional

Elaine Ganuelas

Elaine Ganuelas has been living and breathing the life of all things beauty since childhood. What once started as her passion became her career in 2006. Now she does makeup, hairstyling, image consultation (yes, makeovers), personal shopping, consumer research, and reviews.

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  • 10 Best Clear Mascaras in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Clear Mascaras in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Are you ready to take your "no-makeup" look to the next level? The clear mascara is tailor-made for the minimalistic finish that you love! It provides a softer alternative to your standard chunky and gooey black mascara. And it is indeed a must-have to give your lashes that perfect definition without weighing them down!Clear mascaras are also perfect for last-minute touch-ups and enhancing your eyebrows. Can't wait to get your hands on the next star of your makeup kit? Continue reading, as we've listed down 10 clear mascaras from well-loved brands like Maybelline and Avon. We've also prepared a buying guide to aid you in your purchase! Our buying guide was read and reviewed by Elaine Ganuelas, a beauty professional.
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  • 10 Best Cream Blushes in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Cream Blushes in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Because of their multipurpose use and natural-looking finishes, cream blushes have entered the scene and stolen the show. They're very versatile and easy to use; all you need to do is swipe some on your fingers and dab it onto your cheeks, eyes, or even lips! Both beginners and pros at makeup will surely appreciate this product.If you’re on the hunt for a cream blush that glides smoothly on your cheeks without looking or cakey, we've got you covered. In this article, we will be showing you our top 10 picks for the best cream blush and teaching you all that you need to know before purchasing one with our thoroughly-researched buying guide. We also asked for some tips and insights from beauty Elaine Ganuelas, a beauty professional!
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  • 10 Best CC Creams in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best CC Creams in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Hate the feeling of cakey makeup on your face? Try CC creams! With the hot and humid climate of the Philippines, wearing sunscreen, primer, foundation, and setting powder can feel too heavy on the skin. It might also add to the clogging of pores when combined with the pollution in the air around us—that is what CC creams are for. CC creams are relatively new to the world of makeup, popularized by Korean brands like Etude House and The Face Shop. CC creams can be an all-in-one product to help you skip steps in your makeup routine while also giving you added skincare benefits. That said, let us help you find the perfect CC cream with our top 10 list and buying guide! We also asked for some tips and insights from beauty Elaine Ganuelas, a beauty professional!
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  • 10 Best Powder Foundations in the Philippines 2022│Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Powder Foundations in the Philippines 2022│Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Powder foundation is a must-have in your kikay kit. It effectively combats excess oils brought about by hot and humid days that we often encounter as we live in a country with a tropical climate. Aside from that, it is also less likely to clog your pores and is more comfortable to apply compared to its liquid counterparts.Thanks to its easy-to-use compact form, you can also carry it with you anywhere, so if you ever find yourself in a sticky situation, you can quickly dab it on your face for a quick retouch. If you're ready to flaunt that shine-free look, read on as we've prepared some recommendations and thrown in a few guides to help you purchase your new kikay kit essential. Do not miss our buying guide reviewed by beauty professional Elaine Ganuelas!
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  • 10 Best Eyebrow Pencils in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Eyebrow Pencils in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Eyebrow pencils are a breeze to use and friendly for both beginners and experts alike. They are no doubt one of the go-to beauty products when it comes to filling in your eyebrows. You know what they say, "kilay is life!" Most of us can feel a boost of confidence when our brows are on fleek. You are never fully dressed without your eyebrows; in some ways, this is true, especially for those of us that can't leave the house without doing our brows. We have prepared a guide, reviewed by beauty professional Elaine Ganuelas, to help you choose the best eyebrow pencil brand for those #eyebrowsonfleek.
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  • 10 Best Matte Lipsticks in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Matte Lipsticks in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Matte lipsticks make any look polished and more sophisticated. The colors come in many different shades, ranging from bold and bright colors to more nude and cool ones. Depending on your mood and preference, there is definitely a matte lipstick that matches your taste and personality!When choosing a lipstick, you need to consider the formula or type of lipstick you want, your skin tone, and colors that will suit the type of occasion or event that you'll go to. This article aims to tell you everything there is to know about matte lipsticks, such as how to pick one and what are the top 10 products from well-known matte lipstick brands. We also asked for some tips and comments from beauty professional Elaine Ganuelas!
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  • 10 Best Liquid Foundations in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Liquid Foundations in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Among the various types of foundations, liquid foundation is one of the most popularly used. It has the advantage of giving you a more natural look because it's easier to blend into the skin than powder foundations. Putting on foundation is something that most of us definitely can't skip. It sets the stage for the rest of our makeup, so it's definitely worth investing in. There is a wide array of liquid foundations to choose from that provide excellent coverage or hydration. But how do you know which one is best for you? In this article, we'll help you narrow down your options with our buying guide and a list of the best liquid foundations in the market. We also asked for some tips and insights from beauty professional Elaine Ganuelas, so be sure not to miss our buying guide!
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  • 10 Best Red Lipsticks in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Red Lipsticks in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Red lipstick is the little black dress of the beauty world, sealing its reputation as a classic staple and a must-have item. Putting on makeup with red lipstick gives that extra boost of confidence that would definitely make you look sexy, edgy, or vibrant depending on your vibe. The finish, whether matte, sheer, satin, cream, or glossy are also important to achieve the look you're going for. Numerous shades from dark to bright are available so that people with varying skin tones can find a red lipstick that perfectly suits them. Although it could be true that finding the perfect red lip could be quite hard, we're here to help you minimize that confusion. We also asked for the help of beauty professional Elaine Ganuelas to provide more helpful information!
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  • 10 Best Waterproof Mascaras in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Waterproof Mascaras in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    As the summer is right around the corner, waterproof mascara and other water-resistant beauty products are a must-have! We all know that mascara is a staple in every makeup routine. That's why waterproof mascaras' adaptability and wearability help achieve the perfect look you desire: whether natural yet noticeable or big, bold lashes.The right waterproof mascara allows you to achieve that stunning eye makeup look without the worry of getting it smudged. Whether it's Revlon, L'oreal, Mary Kay, or other brands, your best choice is a couple of scrolls away. So keep reading to find your perfect waterproof mascara match, because we had our buying guide checked by none other than Elaine Ganuelas, a beauty professional!
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  •  10 Best Drugstore Mascaras in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Drugstore Mascaras in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Having fuller and longer lashes can dramatically transform a look, which is why it is always crucial to equip your kikay kit with a good mascara. A good mascara does not necessarily have to be expensive, as several drugstore mascaras nowadays easily rival high-end ones despite having a lower price point.Although more budget-friendly, drugstore mascaras tend to have formulas that come at par with their expensive counterparts, making them the go-to pick of many people. If you're also excited to get your hands on one, continue reading this article for some guides, recommendations, and tips that you may find helpful in purchasing drugstore mascaras! Our buying guide was read and reviewed by Elaine Ganuelas, a beauty professional.
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  • 10 Best Eyelash Curlers in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Eyelash Curlers in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    A good eyelash curler can add a kick to your appearance and give you that wide-awake look even if you haven't slept a wink. They say the eyes are the window to the soul, and what better way to emphasize them than to curl your lashes. Curled lashes can subtly enhance your facial features without being too overwhelming and can even help you achieve a youthful doe-eyed look. Eyelash curlers can seem intimidating at first glance, what with all the new innovations to this beauty tool, such as heated curlers and eyelash curlers with combs. To help you navigate all of these options, we have assembled a guide and a list of our top 10 recommendations. We also had our buying guide reviewed by Elaine Ganuelas, a beauty professional!
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  • 10 Best Eyeshadow Sticks in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Eyeshadow Sticks in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Good thing there are eyeshadow sticks that offer an easy way to add a dash of color and shimmer to our lids with minimal effort! You can simply swipe them on your lids and blend them using your finger! Aside from that, they are also versatile and made for extended wear. It is no secret that creating perfect and intricate eye makeup takes time and effort, which is why many of us tend to shy away from doing them. Now, if you're ready to add this innovative makeup product to your kikay kit, continue reading for some recommendations and buying tips below! We also asked for some tips and insights from beauty Elaine Ganuelas, a beauty professional!
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  • 10 Best Brow Pomades in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Brow Pomades in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Since thick and bushy brows have become a trend, a brow pomade is a big help to keep your brows always on fleek. It is the magic behind those bold, feathery eyebrows often seen on Instagram and Tiktok videos. They're a great pick if you want to boost your self-confidence by turning your dream brows into reality.If you're having a hard time deciding on what's the best brow pomade to use, don't worry anymore! We are here to lessen your struggle because we did all the leg work to present the best brow pomades that you can purchase online. In this article, check out our 10 product recommendations, buying guide, as well as a few tips on how to use a brow pomade. We also asked for some tips and insights from Elaine Ganuelas, a beauty professional!
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  • 10 Best Makeup Sponges in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Makeup Sponges in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Makeup sponges can let you create a perfect base and prevent your makeup from ending up cakey or streaky. Whether you're a makeup enthusiast or someone who just occasionally uses makeup, let's admit it, we all love a smooth and flawless foundation or concealer application. Fortunately, makeup sponges help you achieve that. However, with the different shapes, sizes, and even materials they come in, it can get tricky to choose the right one. This is why in this article, we'll be breaking down what you need to know in order to choose the perfect makeup sponge for you—with tips and insights from beauty professional Elaine Ganuelas! We'll also share our top 10 picks that you can get from your favorite online sites. 
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  • 10 Best Concealers for Oily Skin in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Concealers for Oily Skin in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Many concealers nowadays come with non-comedogenic formulas infused with oil-absorbing ingredients to keep sebum at bay and target various oily skin woes. It can be challenging to choose a makeup product that won't easily budge and leave you with a greasy feeling if you have oily skin. Apart from covering dark circles under the eyes, touching up uneven skin tone, and concealing acne marks and redness, these concealers for oily skin also ensure that your makeup does not get hulas. To help you on your search, we've listed down 10 concealers for oily skin from known brands like Nyx, LA Girl, and Maybelline. We've also included some pointers before buying a concealer—with insights and tips from Elaine Ganuelas, a beauty professional.
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  • 10 Best Drugstore Eyeshadow Palettes in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Drugstore Eyeshadow Palettes in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    If you want to amp up your makeup, an eyeshadow does the job. Luckily, these beauty products are accessible in drugstores, so you can experiment with affordable eyeshadow palettes that allow you to try trendy makeup looks. These are applied to the eyelids to add depth and dimension to the eyes. They are a staple in your makeup arsenal, especially on occasions you want to emphasize your eyes. It can be overwhelming to browse through all the options for cool-toned, warm, and neutral drugstore eyeshadow palettes in the market. But don't worry, we've curated a buying guide with comments and tips from beauty professional Elaine Ganuelas, and listed our top picks of the best drugstore eyeshadow palettes that will surely level up your makeup game!
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  • 10 Best Lip Tints in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Lip Tints in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Lip tints give you a flush of color that looks light and natural on your lips, and they don't feel heavy. They are also long-lasting, so you don't have to retouch no matter how long your meetings run. Just one swipe of a lip tint is enough to give you a put-together look. You can choose from different types and finishes like peel-off, liquid, stick, and matte lip tints!For the best ones in the market, check out our list of recommendations below and read our buying guide to find out everything you need to know about lip tints! We included brands like Ever Bilena, Tony Moly, Benefit, and The Glamour House—and you can buy all of these from online stores like Lazada, Watsons, and more! What's more, is we asked for some insights and tips from Elaine Ganuelas, a beauty professional! 
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  • 10 Best Eyeliners in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Eyeliners in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    Putting on eyeliner might be one of the hardest things to learn and master when doing your makeup. Sometimes, even experienced makeup artists still struggle to keep the wings of their eyeliners even! The type of eyeliner you will use, whether it is a gel, liquid, or pencil will also depend on the kind of look you are going for.What should you consider when buying an eyeliner? What are the differences between gel, pencil, and liquid eyeliners? What type of eyeliner is easy to use? Are they beginner-friendly? And which eyeliner is long-lasting? Don’t worry! We did all the research for you! We even listed down a few of our favorite items in our Top 10 list. We also invited Elaine Ganuelas, a beauty professional, to share some of her tips and insights. Keep on reading to find out more!
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  • 10 Best Makeup Palettes in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    10 Best Makeup Palettes in the Philippines 2022 | Buying Guide Reviewed by Beauty Professional

    If painters have a color palette and canvas prepared for their next work of art, the same goes for makeup lovers. Getting a makeup palette is one way to expand your makeup collection and practice your skills. With its assorted color arrangements, it will help you unleash your creative side and imagination. Makeup is there to emphasize what you already have. Your face is the canvas, and you can decide how to further bring out your features. Whether you're going for a dramatic or natural look, we chose 10 of the best makeup palettes that will suit whichever look you're going for. Scroll down to check out our top picks and our buying guide with comments and tips from beauty professional Elaine Ganuelas. We're sure that by the end of this article, you'll be all set for your next purchase!
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