Hundreds of celebrities and influential individuals made their way into Shangrila Makati last night for the sensational event that is the Star Magic Ball, an ABS-CBN celebration of the network’s hardworking, shining stars. Here’s one glimpse of a couple I knew personally at that posh event and I beam with pride because Sam asked me to do her makeup after we finished work on an album cover shoot together yesterday.
Products I Used for Sam’s Star Magic Ball Look
SAM’S BASE: MUD Make Up Designory Cream Foundation in YG 3, Chanel Soleil De Tan Bronzing Base (contour), MAC Studio Finish Concealer in NC 35, Laura Mercier Transparent Loose Setting Powder, MAC Mineralize Skin Finish Natural Powder in MEDIUM (for sheen), Benefit Watts Up Highliter just along Cheekbones, Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Dollface.
SAM’S EYES and BROWS: Topshop Potted Eyeshadow Mousse in “Glint”, Stila Smudgestick in Damsel, False Lashes, Majolica Majorca Lash Expander Mascara (after curling falsies and lashes together), K-Palette 1 Day Tattoo Brow Pen. Sam does her own brows perfectly and she especially likes them thick.
Unlike a lot of the makeup seen at the Star Magic Ball Sam wanted to keep it noticeable but fresh, simple, and neutral to round off her already flashy silver-sequined, dress and please her fiancee’s reserved taste. Paolo Valenciano’s dapper suit was provided for the event by 5cm.
INSTAGRAMS BY SAM (at the end of the night)
My cousin, Pao, proposed to his girlfriend Samantha Tabuena-Godinez last June 15, 2012 while his father, Gary V., was touring in California. Trivia token, in case you didn’t know, Sam’s father, Jaime Godinez owns Sound Check, which is the country’s top sound engineering and services company and they are entrusted with Gary Valenciano’s concerts and almost every major foreign music production that makes its way to the Philippines.