Born with the power to transform, Roi, a Filipino celebrity make-up artist is also channeling beauty through freelance work for other clients. A rising star in the beauty industry, he exudes a unique gift of unveiling the core presence of beauty from within to create a powerful and astounding statement. His struggle with being bullied in high school due to cystic acne compelled him to explore a remedy for his skin condition—makeup. While searching for various shades of concealers and foundations to cover his blemishes, Roi discovered the essence that defined his confidence. He believes that makeup shouldn’t change you, but instead reveal who you truly are. As a well-rounded and versatile makeup artist who ventures beyond his comfort zone, Roi’s signature makeup style emanates a polished natural look with a twist of a modern flair combined with special effects to produce an enhanced version of yourself.
As a licensed cosmetologist in California, USA, Roi worked for three years at Barberia Salon in Foster City and was responsible for creating the MYA (Make Yourself Amazing) brand for the salon and magazine. Previously a Service Coordinator at Sephora in Burlingame, Roi has provided makeup services for multiple celebrities in the likes of Rufa Mae Quinto, Donita Rose, Ms. Universe Philippines 2020, Rabiya Mateo, Jinkee Pacquiao, Cherie Gill, Carla Madz Humprees, Maria Isabel Lopez, and many more. Roi is currently one of the endorsers of Abby Skin Care Clinic in the Bay Area. Roi has been featured in various newspapers and magazines, namely, The Philippine Star Newspaper (July 07, 2021), Manila Bulletin Newspaper (July 23, 2021), Filam.net (November 23, 2021), Metro.style (December 19, 2021), GMA Network Philippines (December 20, 2021), Manila Times Newspaper (December 25, 2021), Bulgar Online Newspaper (January 15, 2022), Manila Standard Newspaper (January 25, 2022), Manila Inquirer Newspaper (January 31, 2022), Pep.ph (March 7, 2022), The Hype Magazine (March 31, 2022) US Based, Raynbowaffair.com (April 8, 2022) US Based. He graced the covers of Max Health Magazine (June 2021) as a celebrity makeup artist, Outré Magazine Pride Edition (June 2021) with his partner Jorge Gonzalez to celebrate the pride edition, Soeleish Magazine San Francisco (March 2022) where he was voted as the #1 makeup artist in the entire Bay Area.
Roi affirms that makeup is about telling a story without saying a word. He defines the source of beauty and the authenticity of who you truly are by bringing out the best in you!
Filipino Celebrity Makeup Artist