When I left the Philippines to model in New York, I have somewhat been left out of the loop when it comes to Manila’s modeling industry. I am unaware of the latest news in fashion, new trends and most especially, my model friends.

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When I arrived here in New York, one of the very first jobs I did was a campaign for Avon Cosmetics. I shot it sometime in April and the catalogue was just released last August. It was a two-day shoot and there were four models of different

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It’s that time of the year again. Nope, it’s not Christmas, wish it was, but it’s equally exciting. It’s none other than New York Fashion Week. Spring/Summer 2011 opened yesterday at the Lincoln Center located at the West Side. It’s an 8-day event

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The skin is the largest organ of our body. So it just follows that we need to take care of our skin. Your overall skin health is affected by several factors: sun exposure, smoking, drinking, stress, pollution and lifestyle. Good nutrition plays

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I was shooting for my web TV the other day in the High Line Elevated Park in Manhattan. This park is extremely cool. I haven’t seen anything quite like it. It was previously a rail track for public trains during the 1930s. No trains have run in

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If yesterday I felt that I was in China, today I am in Japan. Today I had a shoot for a Japanese client. It is for a hair ad that would be launched in Japan. The entire crew is Japanese: from the photographer to hair and makeup artists to the

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I had such a full day today. Yesterday, I found out I have a shoot in New York. Ok, so no big deal. But then I found out it’s in Brooklyn. And I immediately checked on Google maps where exactly in Brooklyn because there are very shady areas

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I am obsessed with beautiful skin. I really am! For as long as I can remember, ever since elementary school, nobody and I mean nobody is allowed to touch my face. Even I don’t touch my own face with my own hands. I only touch my face if I had

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I had a very important casting today. It is for the hair campaign of L'Oreal Feria, a hair color brand. And I was already called back to do the final casting. So that means I passed the first screening and I am nearer the finish line, so to

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The city of New York; the city that never sleeps. The prime home of the fashion industry and the fashion capital of the world. This is the city where models and fashion designers can only dream of making it big. You would have thought that

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