For all the girls out there who are slowly venturing into the makeup world, you might notice that not everything good is available in our side of the world. Although there are great local brands we can explore, we obviously still want to try for ourselves all the international products everybody’s been raving about.
Thanks to the digital age, we can have anything we want with just a few minutes of surfing the internet and adding items to a cart. What a time to be alive! Here at 8List.ph, we value skincare and we love makeup so here’s a list of reliable sites where you can hoard hard-to-find International brands. Enjoy shopping!
Since Sephora PH opened its digital doors a couple of years ago, it has become one of the most reliable sources of purchasing beauty products online. You won’t even need to have a credit card because they offer online banking as payment. Sephora houses brands like BECCA, Fenty Beauty, and Too Faced – all the beauty goodness just a click away!
Brands: BECCA, Farmacy, Make Up For Ever, SUNDAY RILEY, etc.
Shipping fee: Php 330 if your orders are below Php 999
Among all the online sites and Instagram sellers out there, CoolestMNL seems to have the most affordable prices. Although the difference is small, it can still save you a few pesos. They often have hard-to-find products available so check their site when you’re giving up hope in searching for your favorite product.
Brands: Glossier, Drunk Elephant, The Ordinary, Sunday Riley, Milk Makeup, Mario Badescu, Paula’s Choice, etc.!
Shipping fee: Php 80 – Php 200
BeautyMNL has now become a household name and a lot of Filipina’s go-to site for everything related to beauty. They have hundreds of brands under their umbrella, some international, and some great local brands too. Aside from selling products, BeautyMNL publishes articles on product reviews, beauty tips and tricks, and they also offer makeover vouchers.
Brands: Dear, Klairs, CosRx, Innisfree, Too Faced, Jeffree Star, etc.
Shipping fee: Flat rate of Php 50 but they often announce promos with free or Php 1 shipping fee
Calyxta is your local one-stop online shop for everything you’d need to pamper your body. Their goal is to make beauty accessible to every Pinay out there so they’ve got brands for skincare, hair care, nail care, makeup, fragrance, and even accessories. To top all that off, they’re also a beauty website where you can find tutorials, get inspired by look books, and know more about health and beauty in general.
Brands: 3CE, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Ben Nye, Jeffree Star, Milk Makeup, etc.
Shipping fee: Php 85 – Php 115
Pretty Girl Manila
Aside from their range of makeup and skincare brands, Pretty Girl Manila has beauty workshops like airbrushing, hairstyling, etc. set in different locations in the country. You can book your slot for these at reasonable prices. Established in 2012, this website is about to have its own physical store soon!
Brands: Glossier, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Ben Nye, Morphe, etc.
Make Up Pro
What started out as a hobby of a budding makeup artist in 2010 quickly became an overflowing business opportunity. Make Up Pro brings curated high-quality products and brands from all over the world to the Filipina’s doorstep. Not only does their website house cult favorite international brands, they also offer beauty tools, fragrance, and even skincare lines.
Brands: Jeffree Star, Kat Von D, Kylie Cosmetics, Pat Mcgrath, Urban Decay, Anastasia, etc.
Shipping fee: Php 180 – Php 200
K-beauty lovers rejoice! The secret to the Korean glassy, dewy and fresh-looking skin is now at our fingertips. Althea Philippines serves as a one-stop shop for K-beauty essentials and sells authentic Korean brands all in affordable prices. You might even score a freebie or two at checkout!
Brands: Dear, Klairs, Inisfree, CosRx, Laneige, etc.
Shipping Fee: Free shipping for orders Php 999 and above
Glamourbox started as a premium subscription service that sends thematic beauty boxes to its Filipina subscribers. Although they loved surprising their customers, they ultimately decided on carrying beauty brands in their site to enhance everyone’s beauty experience. Makeup or skincare obsessed, Glamourbox has everything for you!
Brands: Eye of Horus Cosmetics, Pixi, Ofra, POP Beauty, etc.
Shipping fee: Free shipping for orders Php 1,500 and above
What’s your go-to website for the best makeup products? Share it with us below!