Image is the way we choose to communicate our values to the world

Cristina Madara is an image consultant and beauty expert who believes in the importance of having a clearly defined image that reflects and highlights each individual's personal & professional values.

Dividing her time between Vancouver and Manila, Cristina began her career in retail and soon ventured into image consultancy and cosmetics. She helped both individual and corporate clients to understand how enhancing one's image and style can socially and professionally boost confidence and improve one's overall productivity at home and at the workplace.

Cristina received her training and certification in Image Consultancy and Fashion Styling at the Instituto Marangoni in Milan. She later took up professional makeup and airbrush techniques in San Francisco, California where she was also educated in Merchandise Marketing and Product Development at The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. In March 2014, Cristina furthered her craft by gaining certification in Highlight and Contouring with Celebrity Make Up Artist Scott Barnes in Los Angeles, as well in Color Analysis with image Master Karen Brunger, of The International Image Institute in Toronto.

An avid educator of her cause, Cristina also creates informative video-blogs through her Youtube Channel "Confessions of a Beauté Junkie", where she continuous to gain loyal following ever since she started her vlog four years ago. Her engaging videos tackle various tips and topics, which include product reviews, skincare education, and makeup applications and techniques.

Cristina works closely with various personalities and leading brands in the fasion and cosmetic industry, her clientele include Guerlain, Rosa Clara, Oti Consulting and Dior Philippines.

Armed with an impressive skill set, Cristina aims to provide individuals with the proper image uniquely designed to effectively communicate their values to the world.


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“Dior has collaborated with Cristina on various endeavors, and it is very clear how passionate she is about beauty. She has a clear vision for women, one which is very client-focused: she understands not only what her clients want, but what they need as well. And from her work, Cristina seems driven to share her vision with as many individuals as possible. This passion of hers, coupled with a proven talent in makeup artistry, makes her an influential figure in the beauty field”. 


Lenard Tiongson

- Dior Brand Manager

“Cris is a natural at what she does. She makes everyone look effortlessly beautiful! Coupled with her talent, Cris brings a sense of professionalism to every shoot.  She meticulously researches & comes to a shoot prepared. I have no doubt why she is so sought after.” 

Christina Trillana-Lagdameo

- Entrepreneur, Planaforma, Go Nuts Donuts and Scarsdale

“Cristina isn't just a talented make up artist but a gifted teacher! You cannot help but be infused with her passion for make up and skincare when you speak to her. She is clear, very knowledgeable about different products and also fun to work with! I put make up on later in life and my lesson with her helped me be more confident in applying basic make up!”

Carissa Cruz-Evangelista

- Business Woman, Beatriz Accessories

“Cris is the guru on beauty products. She knows by heart the ingredients of all beauty products from the reasonably priced items to the most expensive items; as well as how they are best used and applied. Putting on make-up was always intimidating for me but Cris’ make-up lessons made me realize i can put on make-up by myself everyday. Thanks Cris!” 

Maricris Sarino-Joson

- Philanthropist/Enterpreneur, Founder Yabang Pinoy, Inc.

"Cristina is very punctual, professional and approachable.  A perfectionist who will find the right makeup look for anyone, she always gives great advice from makeup to skincare. Aside from her flawless makeup, you'll learn a lot of tips by having just a session with her." 

Mel Cuevas

- Creative Director of Cova Jewelry and Editor of

"The sessions we had with Cristina helped us identify and develop the different strengths as well as address the weaknesses of each member of our team.  This made us understand each other better and allowed us to work more efficiently together using our best qualities, and supporting each other's weak spots.  We are literally "Mi Sueno Team" - "My Dream Team"!" 

Pepper P. Guanio

- Managing Partner, Mi Sueno Bridal Boutique

Cristina never fails to make me feel like a rockstar. Her work leaves my skin glowing and flawless, giving me that extra boost of confidence I need to face any audience. She is all about making your inner beauty shine, and that is why I trust her.

Cara Manglapuz

- Jazz Singer and Artist