Pure heroines

Many young women across the country have fond memories of flipping through Avon catalogues and picking out fun products that probably introduced them to grown-up beauty rituals: lip gloss rings, color-changing lipstick, basics from the Simply Pretty line. Makeup trends change, and online shopping is beginning to dominate, but Avon representatives remain, becoming unexpected faces of entrepreneurship and independence.

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Non-basic basics

I’ll admit: I’m a true-blue Uniqlo stan. More often than not, I find myself wearing the Japanese brand head-to-toe. I mean, decent quality basics, comfy and affordable and in Asian sizes? You may not think much of it, but among the fast fashion chains in the country, Uniqlo is probably the best to build a good wardrobe foundation on.

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Against the current

Laila Ulao thought none of it when filmmaker Sheron Dayoc, whom she had met doing field work, messaged her online and invited her to audition for a movie he was making.

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For miles and miles

Before the advent of streaming, the entertainment status quo was very different.

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Ready, set, music fest

It’s summer, so you know what that means: it’s music festival season.

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In plain sight
The champion of breakfasts
Still here, still queer
Behind Pride Rock
Font times with Adam J. Kurtz
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