One of the rising cultural hubs of Southeast Asia is Manila—a thriving capital filled with influencers from all walks of life. This tropical country has seen an influx digital personalities who live and breathe everything about the fashion and beauty industry. Stars are born left and right but one particular name stands out from the rest. An up-and-coming celebrity with a unique sense of fashion and an enviable beauty regimen to boot is Heaven Paralejo. The 16-year-old performer is no stranger to the stage as she drips pure talent as a singer, dancer, and actress for local television channels.
Off the stage and out of the studio, Heaven is also a fashion icon and a beauty peg for many young Filipinas. From a very ripe age, her fanbase has been sizable – now it’s just shy of a million followers making her a fashion and beauty influencer for today’s generation. Curious to see how this girl maintains her heavenly looks from head-to-toe? Here are 5 tips on how you can follow her signature looks!
1. A clean face, is a happy face
Being a regular on several local television shows, Heaven is used to being in front of the camera with a full face of makeup. Despite this she makes a conscious effort to wash her face after shoots and tapings, maintaining a clean face all throughout. She keeps things simple and bare on her down days while her daily routine includes cleansing her face from impurities before going to sleep each night.
2. When in doubt, opt for comfortable and breathable bottoms
One of the fashion no-brainers for Heaven that works with her body type is a good pair of jeans. Her love for the versatile material is seen in many of her insta-worthy outfits when she makes an appearance in ABS-CBN’s popular noon-time show ASAP and also her everyday outfits during her free time. Heaven Paralejo is also an endorser for local denim brand BNY Jeans due to her resonating with the avergae Filipina, not to mention her symplisitc fashion sense. For a chic and comfy choice, high-waisted bell-bottoms are making a comeback, bringing the spotlight back to wide-leg jeans.
3. Use nude tones to enhance your features
The talented sweetheart likes to keep things simple when she does her own makeup. She stays away from loud colors and goes for neutral shades for her everyday makeup looks. For a natural dewy look, make use of coral or peach blush and elevate it further with a good highlighter on key points of the face: cheekbones, arch of your eyebrow, and your cupid’s bow on your upper lip. When placed properly, Monroe Misfit Makeup shares that highlighter gives luminosity for a healthy, no-makeup look.
4. Never be afraid to accessorize
When it comes to jewelry and accessories, , Aimee Berrent of A Matter of Brilliance says an accessory is an asset and a form of self-expression. Big on using fashion as a form of self-expression, Heaven likes to mix up her accessories both on and off-camera. Take your basic outfit on a new level with statement earrings or minimalist rings to add a little glamour to your OOTD.
5. Experiment and constantly find what works with your body
Trends may come and go but personal style is eternal. Heaven makes it a point to try different pieces with modern and classic styles. She experiments and is still learning what clothes best suit her figure the most. As top fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent once said “Fashion fades, style is eternal.”
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