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Makeup by Ria Redor

Posted by on Mar 21, 2010 in Beauty, Entertainment and Lifestyle, Fashion, Featured, Health | 10 comments

Hey guys… You often told me I look bad wearing make-up.  I grew up in a humble green and friendly place called Bacolod.  It is quite a province if you compare it to Manila.  The fashion, technology, media, advertising and all other things have not yet matured there as much as Manila is adapting more to Globalization.  Ever since I was a kid, I was exposed to makeup due to my constant dancing and participation in many plays.  Since, as a child, I technically don’t know how to dress up myself and apply makeup on my own, we often hire not-so-professional make-up artists.  Just those who work at the parlor and technically not a pro in what they are doing.

With this, I had a phobia in makeup.  It seemed like, no matter where I go and no matter who I hire, I look bad wearing makeup.  I would look like a clown!  Often, people will tell me “You look better without makeup on.”  I wasn’t sure if this is supposedly a compliment.  I mean, I look good even without makeup.  But still, the depth of the sentence doesn’t still seem right.  I have not captured my dances before.  This is a big regret since I don’t have any pictures nor videos to look into.  All of my long gone dancing days are just in my memory.

I carried this phobia until now, but one makeup artist really changed my mind about makeup.

No exaggeration…

For the first time, I felt comfortable with make-up.

For the first time, I can look into the mirror and say “I look prettier with makeup!”

For the first time, a heavy makeup complimented my features.

And it amazed me big time!

Unplugged Photoshoot.

Recently, I just had a photoshoot.  The pictures can’t be released though as we are reserving it for a very gnarly purpose!  Therefore, I can’t blog about it YET!  BUT!!! I was itching so much to blog about my makeup artist!  So here you go, this is just a sneak preview and I cannot release more pictures.  This is just one of the pictures of the behind-the-scenes.  We don’t want to expose too much footage so here you go.  Just me and the makeup and my twins (lol)

Hannah Villasis

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I had a few more other looks that I can’t blog about anymore.  But in all those looks, I looked pretty well.  Not only was my face made-up, they touched my hair as well!  These are just behind-the-scenes.  Will post more pictures and my different looks soon!


Behind the scenes with Ria and Chris.  They’re a tandem!  Not only did I enjoy their artistic skills, I enjoyed conversing with them as well lol

Makeup by Ria Redor

I’m writing about Ria because I want to share my discoveries.  A lot of girls don’t know where to look for a very nice makeup artist.  Some aspiring photographers who need some eccentric, out-of-the-ordinary makeup don’t know where to find a good one as well.  In portrait photography and fashion photography, I must say that makeup and photography go together.

Here are some of her works that I grabbed from her multiply page.

Click here to view her official website and compare before and after pictures.

Click here to go to her blog and be informed about her tips about makeup. 😀

jay go

Photography by Jay Go


Photography by: Ronnie Salvacion – advert for Samsung




photography by Jim Go Yarisantos

IMG_4614 Photography by JR Velasquez


ina2 Photographed by: Norwegian Photographer Eric Fagerheim which was published in a European mag


More about Ria

Professional Hair and Makeup ArtistAirbrush and Traditional

Print/ Glamour/ Fashion/ Weddings/ Debuts/ Events etc.



Ria’s Official Website

Ria’s Portfolio on Multiply

Ria’s Blog


Contact Details:



[email protected]

Facebook: [email protected] (ADD ME UP :))

YM: ria_alintanahin



– La Salle College International (Artistic Makeup) by RB Chanco

– MAC Cosmetics (Makeup Techniques) by John Stapleton – MAC Senior Makeup Artist, based in Hollywood

– MAC Cosmetics Bridal Workshop by Erika Saenz – MAC Senior Trainer

– MAC Cosmetics Training with Mikee

– Airbrush Training in Hongkong

Also worked as a guest Makeup Artist for MAC Cosmetics


Facebook comments:


  1. “The pictures can’t be released though as we are reserving it for a very gnarly purpose!”

    hmmm…gnarly eh? looks good though.

  2. wow you look absolutely stunning sis! From your child woman look to a complete stunning and glamorous divah! :) love it.

  3. Make up nicely done! Ganda! Hope to see more of the photos soon! 😀

  4. IKR, coz no matter what I do, I always look 14 T___T This time, I felt like I’m a woman naks haha

  5. Thanks Eudora ^_^ btw, I just watched The Princess and the Frog (Disney) and reminded me of you coz the lead character’s name is Eudora 😀

  6. Nice make up, can’t wait to see the rest of the pics for “gnarly purpose :)”

  7. I look forward for more pictures of you

  8. looks magnificent!… as always..

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