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The Biggest Beauty Trends That Dominated The ABS-CBN Ball 2018

Needless to say, the recent ABS-CBN Ball 2018 proved to be one of the biggest and most glamorous fashion events this year. Last Saturday night, we were treated with some of the most dazzling dresses and sharpest suits, making the ball a launching pad for some of the most iconic red carpet looks in local showbiz history. While we're enamored by all the fashion, we say it’s about the overall look—and that means it was an opportunity to show off some major makeup and hair moments as well. 

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Several awe-inspiring makeup trends emerged that night. In fact, the word “boring” simply does not apply—dramatic, over the top, and downright out-there have all proven to be better adjectives to describe the beauty looks of the brightest Kapamilya stars. Here, we’ll break it down for you, with a closer look at the best hair and makeup trends of the evening. Scroll downt to see more:


Hair accessories

A handful of stars opted for luxe, statement-making hair accessories to top off their stunning looks at the ABS-CBN Ball 2018. For example, Anne Curtis sported an elegant half-ponytail style adorned with a Celetial Coronet headpiece by Jennifer Behr while pretty teen star Maymay Entrata kept her hair up with sparkly star clips. 



Glass skin


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Glass skin is in! The Korean beauty trend was a hit at the recent ABS-CBN Ball 2018. This dewy, glossy look was spotted on celebs like Barbie Imperial, Loisa Andalio, Erich Gonzales.

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Getting a fringe is an instant style statement. It’s like a way to accessorize but with hair. And at the ball, Liza Soberano, Jodi Sta. Maria and Julia Barretto proved that the trend is going nowhere as they treated us with some super chic and super sleek styles that totally works for their complete looks!


Vampy lips


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A classic crimson pout will always have its place on the red carpet, but this year, stars like Liza Soberano, Sue Ramirez, and Yassi Pressman remixed the traditional effect by taking it a few shades deeper. But it wasn’t just one shade—celebrities opted for a variety of hues, to perfectly complement their skin tones and outfits. 


Sleek Ponytails

A far cry from the typical formal event updo, celebs like Kathryn Bernardo, Kim Chiu and Isabelle Daza rocked the red carpet with their modern sleek hair. Make like Kathryn and wear your ultra-elegant super-sleek low ponytail with barely there makeup. 


Can’t get enough? Check this out to see more of our favorite beauty moments at the ball:



Photos by Magic Liwanag and Dane Soriano