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Your hubadera friend may get a bad rap from conservative members of society (a.k.a. nosy titas, chismosang kapitbahays, and the elderly), but everyone else is secretly thinking: How to be you? 

The truth is, being a hubadera is one of the ultimate expressions of confidence. It’s not just about wearing next to nothing — it’s wearing next to nothing in real life as well as posting it online. It’s not just a look, but a lifestyle. This is perhaps the most unique aspect of being a hubadera, and the reason it takes double the guts to pull it off. 

Thinking of trying out the hubadera life? Here are three ways you can boost your body confidence and self-love.

Get Used to Seeing Yourself in the Mirror

We don’t just mean checking if you have anything stuck between your teeth. We mean really looking at yourself and appreciating your body. Women can be shy about looking at themselves in the mirror. Some of us even avoid it, thinking we might not like what we see. This self-consciousness and body shyness can go away with a little bit of practice. 

Anyway, being a hubadera is not exclusive to skinny girls, so don’t worry about your stomach rolls, hip dips, and puson. You can be a hubadera whatever your body shape or size. It’s just a matter of accepting your body, embracing your curves, and eventually, celebrating them. Baby steps!

Choose Your Wardrobe Wisely

Find out which clothing styles make you feel most confident.

As you get to know the curves of your body better, you’ll also start understanding how clothes look on you. When you’re trying on your outfits, pay attention to how the pieces fit. Do your jeans enhance your figure, or do they give you a muffin top? Does that neckline accentuate your collarbone (a prized hubadera accessory — and yes, you have it, too)?  

In the process, you’ll also discover what style you like seeing on your body and which ones make you feel confident. You might notice that your posture improves, or maybe you strut instead of simply walking when you’re wearing certain outfits. Take these as hints that these are the hubadera pieces for you.

Expand Your Beauty Regimen

Expand your beauty regimen to include your entire body to get that hubadera glow.

If you want to be a certified hubadera, you’ll need that full-body glow. Take a cue from the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Zoë Kravitz, and Megan Fox — celebrity hubaderas who’ve mastered the art. Start from the head and use Sunsilk Naturals Coconut Hydration Shampoo. Infused with vitamin-infused coconut water, this shampoo boosts volume, movement, and shine.

Give yourself a glow even where the sun don’t shine. Use Rexona Advanced Brightening + Anti-Stain Range Serum Deodorant, which has sunflower seed oil and vitamins C, E, and F. It smoothens, strengthens, and brightens underarm skin while providing protection from odor, sweat, and stains.

Smoothen your skin while evening out your skin tone with Vaseline Healthy Bright Fresh & Bright Cooling UV Niacinamide Body Lotion. Niacinamide is known to strengthen the skin’s lipid barrier, making it more resilient, healthier, and smoother. This Vaseline Bright Fresh lotion also locks in moisture and brightens skin, giving you a radiant full-body glow. 

Finally, don’t overthink it! After all, the whole point of the hubadera lifestyle is embracing a carefree attitude and naturally exuding confidence. It all starts with taking care of yourself and loving your body — the hubadera poses will follow!