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Summer is here, and one of the best parts of the season is getting out of town for a few days with friends or family to enjoy the weather. Sure, you may have some flights booked for some more extravagant vacations, but many of the best summer memories are made on humble road trips. Getting out of town for the weekend in neighboring cities and states is a quick way to reset your mind and enjoy new experiences. While planning for a more extended vacation can be stressful, road trips don’t need to be – especially if you use the following list as your guide. So, put together the perfect playlist and throw the following in your weekender before you hit the road, Jack.

Hiking Boots 

One of the most popular things to do in the summer is going on a hike. With the beauty of nature around you, getting in your steps and then some, plus gaining some serious muscle, hiking sure is both business and pleasure. Make sure you bring along your favorite Danner or Sorel boots so you can enjoy any trail you pass on the way to your destination, even more so if your destination is a campground or natural area.

Dark Denim 

No matter your destination, one wash that will be acceptable anywhere is dark denim. While the blue jean is easily the most iconic piece of fashion to date, not all washes are created equal in everyone’s eyes. Even if you prefer a medium or light wash, be prepared for any dress code by wearing your dark denim on this trip. Most high-end resorts and clubs allow dark denim but may turn you away in your distressed mid-wash jeans – no matter their price point. 

Backup Sunglasses 

Road trips evoke a sense of spontaneity for sure, but in all your devil may care behavior, it’s easy to lose your favorite pair of Ray Bans. It’s also hard to enjoy day trips, hiking, or time by the ocean without protecting your peepers. They say luck favors the prepared, so make sure you throw in a backup pair of sunglasses in your car before you head out of town. 

Light Layers

The key to staying comfortable in the car is similar to staying comfortable on a plane. Even though you’re in control of the temperature in your car, you may have other passengers that want things warmer or cooler than you’d prefer. Make sure you stay comfy and look cool with light layers that are easy to take on or off. For some, it’s a denim jacket, and for others, it’s a fleece pullover; layering pieces are key either way.

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Crisp White T-Shirt

Nothing looks as good with everything as a crisp, clean, white t-shirt. If you don’t already have one (or five) in your wardrobe, today’s the day to add one. Investing in a quality Supima cotton tee will not only keep you looking sharp, but you’ll also be comfortable in any weather. White tees look great with chinos, jean shorts, and even swim trunks. They’re a piece that can be worn year-round and will never go out of style. 

Slip-On Sneakers 

Part of the beauty of road trips is the feeling of getting up and going. Let the same logic apply to your feet for this adventure. Our running shoes and lace-up sneakers have their place in our daily wardrobes, but slip-on sneakers are the ultimate getaway sneaker. White looks great with everything and black with most things. You can go with the iconic Vans slip-on or something similar; make sure you’re ready in a dash with a pair that fits your aesthetic. 

Head Gear 

Whether you don’t feel like dealing with your hair on the trip or can see yourself not getting enough sleep and needing to throw something over that messy mop, a hat or beanie will come in clutch on your journey. You likely already have a favorite hat or beanie in your dresser, so make sure to throw it in your bag before you leave. 

Road trips are one of the most relaxing ways to travel, and you can see so many more sights than traveling by plane or train. Make sure you’re ready for anything by packing the above for your next one. Enjoy the ride!

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How to Recreate Liza Soberano’s 2024 SAG Awards Look Using Filipino Beauty Brands

Still reeling from Liza Soberano’s glam look at the SAG Awards? MEGA lists down the makeup products from Filipino brands that have similar shades and finishes

While dressed in a splendid Pamella Roland Pre-Fall 2024 ensemble and ornamented with Le Vian Jewelry, Liza Soberano cemented her place in Hollywood with her first-ever attendance of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards. From her charming red carpet interviews to her GLAMbot appearance, it’s safe to say that the actress made an impact, with help from wardrobe stylist Maeve Reilly, makeup artist Melissa Hernandez, and hairstylist Renz Pangilinan. If you’re still as enamored by Liza’s glam look as we are, here are the details you need to know to recreate it.

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Liza Soberano styled by Maeve Reilly in Pamella Roland

Hollywood glamor

Notably, Melissa Hernandez is a makeup artist under The Wall Group who routinely works with Hollywood celebrities, like Olivia Rodrigo and Sydney Sweeney. For the Lisa Frankenstein actress, the makeup artist opted for a soft glam look that would subtly enhance Liza’s natural beauty. She also revealed in an Instagram post that she used Maybelline products to achieve it. If you don’t have the actual Maybelline products in hand, we also listed alternatives from Filipino makeup brands.

First Base

For Liza’s base, blush, bronzer, and highlight, Melissa used the Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation in 310, Instant Age Rewind Eraser in Medium, Cheek Heat in Fuchsia Spark, Lasting Fix Banana Powder, City Bronzer in Medium, and Master Chrome in Molten Gold.

For Filipino makeup, to perfect your complexion and add an alluring flush, look to Teviant Beauty’s The Ultimate Skin Master Foundation in Trench, Lucky Beauty’s Ethereal Liquid Pigment in Poppy, and Issy’s Active Concealer in MW2.

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Filipino beauty brands have great formulations that work best in our climate

For powder contour, loose powder, and highlight, check out Vice Cosmetics’ Aura So Sculpted in Toasty Cocoa, BarenBliss’s Soul-Matte Loose Powder in Medium Mango Sorbet, and Strokes Cosmetics’ Face Flash in Gold Rush.

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Cream-to-powder formulas also work best if you want a long-lasting but natural finish

Eye-To-Eye

As for Liza’s eye makeup, Melissa used The City Mini eyeshadow palette in Rooftop Bronzes, Master Precise liquid eyeliner in Brown, and The Falsies Lash Lift mascara.

For local alternatives, you can look to DAZZLE ME’s World Traveler Eyeshadow Palette in Arabian Nights for the gorgeous brown shades and gold shimmers, plus Happy Skin’s Generation Happy Skin Pretty Easy Budge-Proof Liquid Eyeliner in Brown and blk Cosmetics’s Daydream False Lash Waterproof Mascara to enhance your eyes.

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When putting on makeup for a formal event, we recommend using water-proof and budge-proof products to ensure that they will last all night

Kiss and Tell

To complete the makeup look, she then applied Color Sensational in Magnetic Mauve to line her lips and the Super Stay Ink Crayon Lipstick in Achieve It All. Meanwhile, Liza’s eyebrows were kept natural-looking and brushed up, so you can use whatever products you like to tame your own into shape.

For a similar-looking result to Liza’s lip look at the SAG Awards, you can check out GRWM Cosmetics’ Lip Contour in Ann and Happy Skin’s Off Duty Lip Cloud Matte Lipstick in Honeymoon Glow. Both have matte finishes and result in a pinkish-mauve hue.

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Don’t forget to line your lips before putting on lipstick to avoid it from smearing

Altogether, the products worked to make Liza ready to face the flashing lights and shutters of the cameras on the red carpet. These particular products are also effective yet uncomplicated to use, so anyone from beginners to beauty experts can rely on them to look good.

RELATED: These Are Liza Soberano’s Daily Skincare Non-Negotiables

Expert Tips

That said, it’s important to remember that since they are mattifying, it’s best to prep your skin with moisturizing products to make sure the products cling to the skin properly. And since the desired effect is a soft and subtle glam, it’s best to use as little product as possible. Go easy on the cream product and blend until your complexion looks flawless and apply the powder products where you need them most.

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Makeup by Melissa Hernandez and hair by Renz Pangilinan

Like Liza, apply your bronzer on the hollows of your cheeks, your jawline, and close to your hairline to add some depth and dimension to your face. For a subtle enhancement, the metallic highlighter was also kept to the high points of Liza’s face and applied with a light hand, so it’s best to do the same on your cheeks, inner corners, brow bone, and nose. The star of this look is the soft brown cat eye, light matte eyeshadow, and matte lips.

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Keep these product lineups and tips in mind, and you’re all set to rock the red carpet like Liza!


Photos: LIZA SOBERANO and PAMELLA ROLAND (via Instagram)
Featured Image: LIZA SOBERANO (via Instagram)

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Angel Aquino Finally Reveals the Secret to Her Timeless Beauty

Learn more about the award-winning actress’ refreshing approach to skincare that nourishes both the skin and the mind

This is an excerpt from MEGA March 2024 Main Beauty story.

With a profile that has been turning heads since the ’90s, Angel Aquino continues to be a timeless-beauty muse to many. Her secret? Embracing a skin-first beauty philosophy. “Clean skin is my best makeup,” she tells MEGA. “If I have good skin, I feel confident and I don’t have to put so much makeup on. I just like to keep it clean, hydrated, and protected, and then I’m ready.”

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As for the key to a youthful gaze? One of her most trusted makeup artists, Muriel Vega Perez, explained “The skin around the eyes is more delicate than in other areas of your face and body—the exact reason why it needs more care.” He continues, “Application of non-comedogenic under eye creams and hydrating masks can benefit many. Apart from that, the right treatment can be more face-changing.”

Reframing aging

Angel Aquino embraces a refreshing approach to skincare with a routine that requires to be present and intentional
Angel Aquino embraces a refreshing approach to skincare with a routine that requires one to be present and intentional

The key to positive aging? “Just try to tiptoe your way to aging, handle it as graciously and gracefully as you can,” Angel Aquino says. “Yes, aging is inevitable. But be mindful enough to tell yourself that what truly matters are the lives that you are going to touch today, the differences that you can make, and if you can make somebody smile and feel good today. That’s what you should count and not the years that go by.”

The mind-skin connection

Beyond the right formulas and techniques, Angel Aquino reminds everyone that a good beauty mindset can just be as transformative
Beyond the right formulas and techniques, Angel Aquino reminds everyone that a good beauty mindset can just be as transformative

The skin often reflects what’s going on below the surface, like a canvas that communicates the intricacies of our mental well-being. “I used to take myself too seriously and I decided—f*ck it!” Angel confesses. “I just want to have fun, I want to know fun, I want to live fun, and I guess that translates to my overall aura—it becomes more youthful. Overall, it’s the mindset.”


Read more about Angel Aquino’s ultimate beauty secret in MEGA’s March 2024 issue, now available on Readly, Magzter, Press Reader and Zinio.

Photographed by GIAMPIERO GASTALDI. Creative Direction PATRICK TY. Sittings Editor AGOO AZCUNA-BENGZON. Photography Assistant SELA GONZALES. Art Direction BRIE VENTURA. Makeup MURIEL VEGA PEREZ OF CLÉ DE PEAU BEAUTÉ. Hair MARK IBARROLA. Fashion H._.WAA, MARXS YEUNG, OKEY.

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MEGA Man’s Best Dressed List at the 30th SAG Awards

The SAG Awards 2024 presented another level of men’s fashion on the red carpet. Explore who made the cut in our MEGA Man’s Best Dressed List, from Glen Powell to Jeremy Allen White

I nominate you. The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards 2024 is special in a way that it’s an awards ceremony where actors themselves champion one another. It proved to be a night of excellence, as leading men graced the red carpet in their most impeccable ensembles. From classic sophistication to daring innovation, MEGA presents the standout looks that define masculine elegance at this event. This is MEGA Man’s Best Dressed List.

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Matt Bomer

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Matt Bomer in Boss

Matt Bomer captivated onlookers in a sleek ensemble by Boss, accentuated by the IWC Schaffhausen watch and Jewels Afficianado lapel pin. His understated yet refined style set a high bar for sophistication on the red carpet.

Glen Powell

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Glen Powell in Brioni

Glen Powell exuded masculine charisma in a dark brown Brioni suit, complemented by a Tag Heuer watch. With precise tailoring and meticulous attention to detail, Powell epitomized classic Hollywood style at the SAG Awards.

Tyler Jesse Williams

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Tyler Jesse Williams in Amiri

Tyler Jesse Williams made a baby-blue statement in Amiri, embracing contemporary flair. His vibrant choice stood out as a testament to the evolution of men’s style, showcasing the power of color done right.

Taylor Zakhar Perez

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Taylor Zakhar Perez in Louis Vuitton

Taylor Zakhar Perez turned heads in Louis Vuitton, forwarding strength with a touch of worldly charm. His confident demeanor and impeccable style made him a standout on the red carpet.

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Jeremy Allen White

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Jeremy Allen White in Saint Laurent

Jeremy Allen White brings out effortless chef-cool in a Saint Laurent outfit. With its sleek lines and otherwise lounged style, White’s ensemble captured the essence of contemporary chic.

Colman Domingo

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Colman Domingo in Off-White

Colman Domingo brought a dose of urban edge in rose to the SAG Awards red carpet in Off-White. His approach to fashion presented his unique sense of style, as seen in the blazer’s detail at the front. Highlighting his individuality, his distinctive style shone through, particularly in the detailed design of the blazer’s front.

Dominic Sessa

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Dominic Sessa in Zegna

Dominic Sessa showcased classic style in a Zegna suit. Sessa made this everlasting silhouette look understatedly sophisticated, looking Old Hollywood himself.

From classic tailoring to next-level designs, MEGA Man’s Best Dressed List at the SAG Awards 2024 celebrates the diversity and elevation of men’s fashion on the red carpet. These leading men have redefined masculine elegance, leaving a lasting impression with their impeccable style choices. It’s exciting to think where men’s fashion will go next.

Photos: THE WALL GROUP, RED CARPET SPACE, FRAZER HARRISON, WARREN ALFIE BAKER
Featured Image: THE WALL GROUP

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