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Under-The-Radar Filipino Beauty Brands To Support This Season

Here are a few brands to look into that are perfect for your beauty-loving friends and family!

With all the things you’re busy with during the most wonderful time of the year, giving presents is still the best way to show you care about someone. But it can get a little overwhelming with the plethora of options you have these days. It’s even hard to separate the good from the duds. It can be quite the challenge and scouring the internet for a brand to buy from may be the last thing you want to do right now. But don’t worry, we’ve got you! We did the endless scrolling and searching high and low on the internet to round up not just any beauty brands but proudly local beauty brands you can support this holiday season, plus the exact gift you should get.


So without further ado, here are a few brands to look into that are perfect for your beauty-loving friends or even for someone in your life who’s been wanting to dip their toes into the beauty sphere.


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1. Clocheflame

Clocheflame is rooted in the ethos of making you feel good from the inside out without completely changing how you look like. It was born out of Arianne’s, the brand’s founder, passion to create and inspire after experiencing insecurity while growing up and making the mistake of trying to use makeup to conceal it. It’s also a brand that’s very inspired by our climate, so most of its products are on the go, fuss-free, and easy to use!


Gift pick: The TLC Spray is the brand’s skincare magic in a bottle! It’s a quick skin fix when your skin feels stressed in between parties. It’s packed with skin-loving ingredients like Niacinamide, Panthenol, coconut water, and oat extract and has that fine mist spray too. It’s a gift you can give to anyone!


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2. Chuchu Beauty 

 Have a Hallyu-loving friend that wants to get that same leading-lady glow from their favorite K-drama? Chu Chu is the one you’re looking for! It’s a K-Beauty-inspired make-up brand created with Filipinas in mind. They aim to create affordable Korean beauty-inspired products that can cater to all skin tones, even morenas. If we’re being honest, the packaging alone is enough reason to make you wanna give ‘em to your loved ones this Christmas!


Gift pick: The Multiuse Heartsick is probably the cutest blush you’ll ever see and no wonder it’s one of their most recognizable products. It’s a creamy twist-up, stick blush that you can use on the eyes, cheek, and lips for a quick pop of color.


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3. Get Ready With Me Cosmetics 

GRWM is a PETA-certified cruelty-free and vegan brand that believes in beauty on your own terms. It’s a beauty girl’s candy store with their range of products: from the base to the face quads, down to the finishing spray. You’ll surely find something great to give!


Gift pick: Their bestselling Milk Tints is the perfect gift for your friend who loves a good sunkissed look or just wants one beauty product that does it all. It’s affordable and there are a variety of shades to choose from.


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4. Saipo Skin

This list won't be complete without a Filipino skincare brand that you’ve probably been seeing here and there on your fave influencer’s IG story recos– you know, the one with the iconic green packaging. Saipo is a brand that believes in conscious beauty, honest and aware of its impact. Their products are pretty simple and straightforward with their ingredients so even for a skincare novice would love them.


Gift pick: The Superfood Mask is a calming, soothing face mask that can help lessen irritation and redness due to acne. It’s also great for a no-makeup day to help your skin recover and breathe from all the holiday glam you’ll be wearing.


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5. First Skincare

This Filipino skincare and personal care brand boasts of the best of nature's ingredients—plant-powered products formulated with Swiss Bioactives that gently and effectively address many different skin concerns for both men and women. Their highly-affordable selection of products make for great picks for everyone in your gift list. 


Gift pick: The FIRST Skin Skin Nourishing Hand & Body Lotion is a great pick for literally anyone in your gift list. Hydrating one's skin shouldn't be a chore, but a treat rather, and with FIRST Skincare's admirable ethos and equally amazing formula and packaging, this pick is a no-brainer for the Santa in you!


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