Gretchen Gatan is a writer, managing editor, and makeup artist from Metro Manila, Philippines.

Her passion for makeup all started when she began writing for her beauty and lifestyle blog,, in 2013 and became the Marketing Manager of four cult-favorite beauty brands from 2014 to 2016, where she often conducted staff training and makeup workshops. From 2017 to 2020, she became the Editor-in-Chief of an online beauty magazine. Currently, she’s the Managing Editor of a parenting magazine.

Being immersed in the beauty industry and writing about beauty inspired her to take up Fashion Makeup at the Fashion Institute of the Philippines in 2015, where she was able to learn new techniques, develop her skills, and hone her craft.

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