Monday, June 21, 2010

Welcome to Femin9. 

Beauty, health and wellness for every Filipina.

I'm Gen and this blog is dedicated to Filipino makeup brands and their reviews. Yeah, I know you’re probably thinking about the quality of gawang Pinoy products. Well, you're in for a surprise. There are local cosmetics worth mentioning and they are only half the price of international brands. 

Steal vs. splurge?

For the cheapskates, this is your cheat sheet on how to get that glamorous look without blowing your budget. For professional MUAs, this is where you get great finds from the local market. Femin9 is where students, young professionals, and the budget-wise Pinays get tips and tricks on beauty and wellness. 

The Filipina skin has a variety of hues: the mestiza (fair), morena (olive), and the in-betweens (yellow undertones). Whatever your color may be, there is always the perfect foundation and lipstick shade for you. What's best about Filipino makeup brands is that they are suited for the Pinay complexion.

Next time you visit the cosmetics section at the mall, stop by the stalls of Filipino brands and see what's in store for you. Buying produktong Pinoy is, after all, a good way to help our country. And guess what. Did you know that most of our Philippine-made cosmetics have the same supplier with other international brands?

Not all American or European makeup brands are made in USA or in Europe. Some have to import from Japan, Korea, Taiwan, or even China for bottles and tubes of cosmetics, and repack it. Thanks to globalization, some Filipino cosmetics often have the same supplier with the international logos. Locally-made cosmetics are way cheaper when pitted against the market giants because our products do not shoulder the markup costs of global advertising campaigns. 

Looking good starts with feeling good. So you’ll also dig health and wellness articles here. Filipinas are beautiful inside and out. And you’ll surely feel great about yourself knowing that you can be at par with other women out there.

Pinays are ready to face the world and conquer it! 

Again, welcome to Femin9 and enjoy my posts!