I have two bursh cleaners in my kit and one of them is VMV Hypoallergenics Instant, No Rinse Hypoallergenic Brush Cleaner. This is best to use on brushes owned by people who are highly allergic to certain scents and chemicals that are present in some brush cleaners. Being a gentle cleanser, I usually double cleanse … Continue reading VMV Hypoallergenics Instant, No Rinse Hypoallergenic Brush Cleaner
Makeup removers are essential in your daily makeup routine. You must ALWAYS remove your makeup before you get to bed. Let your skin breathe while you sleep. ~ Oil has been used for the longest time as cleansers, even as long as before soap was discovered. It remains the only effective way of removing dirt … Continue reading VMV Hypoallergenics Makeup Removers
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZMxv-Pjg2s There have been times when I do a smokey eye, most women I work with always ask for a nude lip. 90% of the time. Always. However, there are a few women who are not afraid to play with their lip color and WORK it. This short video shows that you CAN wear a … Continue reading Of Smokey Eyes and Colored Lips
I was booked to do a TVC for Hygienix a few months back. I only met Karen on the shoot day. She is a seasoned actress playing roles on TV and on stage. She's amazing! As I posted on my instagram page, "She got the ninja moves!" I first prepared Karen's skin by toning and … Continue reading Karen Toyoshima
VMV Hypoallergenics print materials for Fall / Winter 2015 as seen in stores, online and inside the pages of InSkin Magazine.
VMV Hypoallergenics print materials for Spring / Summer 2015 as seen in stores, online and inside the pages of InSkin Magazine.
One of my concerns as a makeup artist is cleanliness. I was taught in make-up school to always be clean. Keep my hands and my tools clean. I always have some alcohol at hand, but they always tend to make my skin extremely dry. My skin would start peeling in some parts of my fingers … Continue reading VMV Hypoallergenics: Grandma Minnie’s Kid Gloves Monolaurin Moisturizing “Anti-Micro-Bug” Hand Gel
I was living with my grandmother in our humble little apartment when I was 21. She was half paralyzed and suffered from breast cancer. She spent most of her time watching movies from the 50’s. She’d watched them over and over. There were times I would watch a film with her or I’ll be doing … Continue reading 50’s Inspired Make-up Look
I have a bit of good news to share! I am now a brand ambassador for the Global Filipino skin care and cosmetics line, VMV Hypoallergenics. My first experience with VMV was when I was a high school student (circa 1997-98), this was the time my friends and I were starting to experiment with makeup. … Continue reading Tor Torre : VMV Hypoallergenics Brand Ambassador
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJiQw37rvl8 Sun damage is one of the primary causes of photoaging in skin. Leading to wrinkles, pigmentation and uneven skin tone. Let's avoid these by wearing sunscreen everyday based on your current life style. To read my blog entry about sunscreen, click here. ~ I am seen here using VMV Hypoallergenics Armada Sport SPF 70. … Continue reading Skin Care 101: Always Use Sunscreen