Candy Rookie Monica Cunanan Will Inspire You With Her Beauty, Brains, And Big Dreams

Monica is part of Candy Rookies 2020, a group of influential and aspirational college students handpicked to represent #GenerationCandy in the year to come.
by Ysabel Y. Yuzon   |  Dec 29, 2019
Image: Rxandy Capinpin
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School: UP Manila

Year and course: 3rd Year, BS Pharmacy

Age: 21

IG handle: @moenicaaaa

At 21, Monica Cunanan is all about combining her two loves: beauty and science--proof that working hard and playing hard is what this generation of multi-hyphenates is all about. "I love learning and discovering innovative beauty products and I enjoy playing with makeup."

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The BS Pharmacy keeps her passion for beauty alive with acting and modeling gigs, which she shares, "played a huge part in how I became really interested with beauty. The makeup artists I’ve worked with in the past taught me their unique tips, and my program taught me how I may be able to pursue cosmetology in the future wherein I can intertwine science and beauty."

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Be sure to tune in Candy in 2020 as we give you a dose of Monica's aesthetic and beauty hacks. "I’m really excited with being able to connect with more people through sharing my interests online. I am very loud and makulit and I am also vocal when it comes to spreading positivity to everybody. As a Candy Rookie, I’m super stoked to create content that Candy readers will enjoy."

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Monica is part of Candy Rookies 2020, a group of influential and aspirational college students handpicked to represent #GenerationCandy in the year to come.

Photography: Rxandy Capinpin

Art Direction: Hannah Villafuerte

Team Art Director: Jico Joson

Producers: Ysabel Y. Yuzon and Mylene Mendoza

Shoot Coordination: Lou Ferrer

Styling: Van Mercado

Makeup: Dianne Kyla Martinez

Hair: Olive Davela

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