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Nov 7, 2017
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Hollywood actress Asia Jackson is set to redefine Filipina beauty through the campaign #MagandangMorenx.

Growing up half African American and half Filipino, 23-year-old Asia used to hate her skin tone. In an interview with NBC News, Asia said: “Having curly hair and darker skin, I had major identity issues as a child. People were telling me I’m ‘too white’ because I don’t look black, and I’m not Asian because I don’t look Asian. There’s always the stigma of looking different. I’m considered light skinned in black communities, but in Asian communities, I’m considered dark.”

That’s why earlier this year she started the #MagandangMorenx hashtag to celebrate the beauty of having tanned or brown skin.

“If you’re a tan or brown-skinned Filipino, tweet your favorite selfies with the hashtag #MagandangMorenx and redefine what it means to be a Filipinx beauty,” she said.

Later this October, Asia has once again revived the campaign, and the hashtag #MagandangMorenx is now trending all over the world.

There’s nothing more amazing than seeing a woman who is confidently beautiful in whatever skin she’s in. In the country, we also have a number of babes who are morena and proud. With or without the #MagandangMorenx tag, these beauties are already the epitome of morena hotness in their own right. 

Katrina Halili

The FHM icon is still our favorite bida-kontrabida

Lovi Poe

Two FHM covers prove just how much everyone loves Lovi.

 

Rochelle Pangilinan

The former SexBomb dancer is always glowing (and we aren’t complaining).

 

Michelle Madrigal

Congratulations, hot momma!

 

Nadine Lustre

The Country's Finest is a media darling whose morena beauty is paving the way for other stars as well.

Kathryn Bernardo

Mr. Padilla is one lucky man!

Megan Young

Keep on rockin’ our world, Miss World!

Bianca Gonzalez

Bianca is the total package!

Venus Raj

Even the Universe couldn’t resist this beauty queen’s major major charm.

Iza Calzado

The future Mrs. Wintle looks wonderful as always.

Isabelle Daza

The soon-to-be mom is blooming!

Maxine Medina

Who needs a crown when you're already effortlessly a queen like Max?

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