Victoria Tambunting Alfonso on Compromise, Icons, and Her Worst Beauty Faux Pas
Tell us about your personal and professional background. What keeps you busy?
I am a wife to Ping and a working
What is your daily beauty regimen?
I cleanse with Cetaphil facial cleanser and Biore cleansing oil and
How would you define luxury?
At least eight hours of uninterrupted sleep.
What inspires you? What challenges you?
I find inspiration in doing things that I know will make a positive difference in someone else’s life, no matter how small it may be. It is always a challenge to find a healthy balance between home and work life.
Some say first impressions are everything. What impression do you hope to leave
I hope it’s
What other dreams are you in the process of fulfilling?
We are in the process of finishing the construction of our new home. I am looking forward to making many new happy memories with my family there.
What would you never compromise on?
What is your most memorable beauty faux pas?
Over-threading my eyebrows a week before my wedding day!
My mother, Margarita Ansaldo Tambunting, whose timeless beauty and elegance is something she shares with my late grandmother, Mary Whitaker Ansaldo. She is also extremely polite and well-mannered.
Best beauty advice you’ve ever received?
Always practice good hygiene and dress appropriately at all times.
What is your personal definition of beauty?
A beautiful person is one who has the grace to accept herself for who she is, both strengths and weaknesses. She is passionate and tries to give her best in everything she does.
What is the biggest lesson working has taught you?
Working has instilled commitment and discipline in myself and has also taught me how to get along and interact with all kinds of people.
What are you grateful for?
I am grateful for my family and the grateful hearts of my children.