For the quiet girl.

Hinhin is an ode to the secret world born from introspection, from embracing and exploring your passions from within. Unfettered by noise, you discover the beauty, strength, and whimsy of your own imagination and memory. You begin to celebrate your own voice and vision, as you realize you don't need to conform to be heard.

With graceful resilience, you begin to write your own story, forge your own path, and create your own quiet revolution.

Read Chapter 1: The Last Girl on Earth

Stories that help unearth the treasure hidden within. 
A delightful mishmash of everything we love.

How Are You?

How are you? Because even introverts thrive in connection and community, this poem by Pierra Calasanz-Labrador offers a “virtual hand to hold” in these uncertain times. Be well, Hinhin girls.
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Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic

Hinhin isn't just for shy girls; it's for everyone who honors their quiet side in this noisy, noisy world. Listen in on our empowering chat with the Mystic Matter girls Mansy, Wiji, and Chinggay on battling creative blocks, manifesting dreams, and celebrating authenticity.
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Note to Self

In this letter to Hinhin girls (and to herself), The Trove's editor Pierra Calasanz-Labrador talks about regaining balance and reclaiming serenity in 2020.
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Invisible Things

We love how short stories give us a brief escape from the world’s chatter. Pour yourself a cup of coffee or tea, resist the urge to check IG, and enjoy this dose of contemplative fiction by screenwriter and Hinhin muse Charlene Sawit-Esguerra.
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Behind the Mask

Artist and cosplayer Jin Joson on owning her geekery, the confidence-building power of cosplay, and her J-drama worthy real-life romance.
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This Dalagang Pilipina Rocks

Artist Cynthia Bauzon-Arre opens up about building confidence, working with rock stars, and the healing power of art
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Recommended Reads

Hinhin muses Anthea, Valerie, Veronica, Reese, and Charlene share their all-time favorite books.
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Cha-cha's Field Trips

Screenwriter, storyteller, and new momma Charlene Sawit-Esguerra on Saving Sally, her writing process, and quiet adventures
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Shoot for the Moon

Multi-talented artist Reese Lansangan opens up about finding the courage to sing, putting herself out there, and the story behind “Tenderfoot”
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My Life in Grief

Whether it's losing a job, the end of a friendship, or the death of a loved one, dealing with loss is a different journey for everyone. Macy Alcaraz opens up about how grief taught her not so much about moving on, but moving forward.
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The Dollhouse

Dainty rebels Valerie and Veronica Chua on growing up as frenemies, their creative journey, and pets as anti-depressants
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The Last Girl on Earth's Playlist

For taking cover in storms, / or when the sun is too bright; / For sitting in the backseat / on long car rides; / For slowdancing with yourself, / Lighting up imaginary sparklers, / And carving out a tranquil / headspace
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Succeeding as an Introvert in an Extrovert World

Putting yourself out there can be extra challenging when you're an introvert. We got you. Macy Alcaraz writes a helpful guide to embracing your quiet power and repping yourself.
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Flying Solo

Dreaming of traveling alone, but afraid to try it? Chinggay Labrador shares the quiet, unexpected joys of discovering the world on your own.
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Hinhin Beauty

Makeup artist and Hinhin muse Anthea Bueno shows us how to achieve the brand's signature sweet, fresh-from-the-outdoors look.
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The (Shy) Struggle Is Real

Her dewy, no-makeup makeup looks have made her a favorite of celebs, it girls, and blooming brides. But what's it like to be a painfully shy girl in the dynamic world of fashion and showbiz? Makeup artist Anthea Bueno gives us a rare peek into her private universe.
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