434: Celebrate Being Different With Sylvina Lopez

Sylvina Lopez is a self-taught, freelance make-up artist based in Metro Manila Philippines. She has been doing make-up for Celebrate Being Different With Sylvina Lopezevents, theater, print, film and fashion since 2013. She has done editorials, features and covers in various publications in the Philippines such as Scout Magazine, Preview, Candy, The Philippine Star and Mega. She has also worked on corporate and commercial projects for companies and brands such as Pink Manila, Yhansy, Ayala Land, Globe Telecom, Belo Sexy Solutions and others. She was named an up and coming makeup artist by Preview magazine in July 2013.

Sylvina shares how she was able to celebrate being different from the crowd and own her confidence through her makeup artistry.  Check this episode to listen to Sylvina’s story.


Sylvina Lopez is a freelance makeup artist.

Cultural Background

Sylvina is of Filipina and Chinese descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

You have always been the place.

You have always been the place.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is a sense of home/comfort, something you take/claim.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Sylvina had great support system from her parents but she was different from the kids in school.  She was bigger, taller, and not the “standard.”

The “AHA” Moment

Sylvina started celebrating being different through her makeup artistry since she can say something with her makeup.  To her, beauty isn’t always pretty, but shows beauty in a different way.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

For Sylvina, it made things easier for her.  She has a new perspective in life and has sense of beauty in hardships.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Spend time with yourself.  Love, own , discover yourself.

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