Bio: Gracie's career in the beauty industry began with a passion for all things pretty. As a little girl, she was always drawn to the bustling streets of Manila. Inspired by its vibrant, lively and colourful personality, she immersed herself in the creative arts gaining in depth knowledge for makeup in television, film, theater and media. She studied Broadcast Communications at Polytechnic University in the Philippines. From there started leading the role as makeup director for collegiate plays. After graduating in 2008, she moved to Victoria, BC, Canada to pursue bigger things by getting involved with local filmmakers and directors. After 5 years, she pursued a career in beauty editorial writing with NICHE Magazine. Her career as a beauty writer opened opportunities to apply her makeup artistry to many different fashion editorial photoshoots. She is now a makeup artist for Sephora and a beauty writer for Wake Up and Vogue - inspired by waking up to a life of beauty and infatuation.