- After controversy surrounding the casting of Bagani, conversation about the standard of beauty for Filipinos erupted
- The showbiz industry has always preferred lighter skin
- But here's a list of 15 proudly morena celebrities that are definitely beautiful
It is no secret that most Filipinos see whiter skin as prettier, as evidenced by the proliferation of whitening products in the beauty market.
But several women are staging a cultural revolution by shining brightly in showbiz with their natural, brown skin.
These women are proudly morena and, as reported by ABS-CBN News, has never endorsed a whitening product.
1. MayMay Entrata
The PBB alumna has recently made waves with her stunning princess photoshoot for Mega Magazine. The young morena is a picture of elegance and royalty.
This brown-skinned diva soars with every note she hit.
3. Lovi Poe
This award-winning actress wears her brown skin with pride.
4. Megan Young
The former Miss World beauty brought her Filipina skin to world-renown.
5. Alessandra de Rossi
This dramatic actress and indie-darling has always defied convention.
6. Nikki Gil
The multi-hyphenated celebrity never shied away from her natural beauty.
7. Isabelle Daza
The daughter of a former morena beauty queen, Isabelle brings her morena beauty to high society as part of showbiz's most followed It Girls.
8. Bianca Gonzales
The host has been one of the most vocal celebrities to raise the morena flag up high.
9. Angel Aquino
The supermodel and dramatic actress has always been about morena pride.
10. Venus Raj
The Bicolana beauty made waves during her Miss Universe stint for her fierce personality and ashen skin.
11. Rochelle Pangilinan
The former Sexbomb leader oozes with charisma and sensuality as a proud morena.
12. Michelle Madrigal
This new mom will set an example for baby girl Anika about embracing natural beauty.
13. Iza Calzado
The well-respected actress always look regal in her morena skin.
14. Pia Wurtzbach
Queen Pia always wore her Pinay pride wherever she goes.
15. Janine Tugonon
This former beauty queen and international model is ready to conquer the world.
KAMI celebrates all skin types and promotes healthy skin no matter the color.
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