There’s always something interesting or entertaining or educational on YouTube. The video-sharing platform allows content creators to share things they know or are interested in, from which viewers can learn more about.
These rising Filipino YouTube content creators, also known as “YouTubers,” tackle topics that offer viewers something to learn—depending on what interests them.
For those wanting to learn new skills
Half Japanese, half Filipino Kimi of the Japan-based Yukimi Couple (15,500+ subscribers) shares practical guides and travel tips for those who want to visit the Land of the Rising Sun. Together with Yuchan, they upload videos of their daily life in Japan and basic Japanese tutorials taught in Filipino to help viewers easily follow and understand the rules and quirks of their language.
Blue Arjona or Drum Teacher Manila (8,300+ subscribers), on the other hand, posts video tutorials on basic drum lessons as well as drum covers of popular songs to further guide and inspire his subscribers.
For those transitioning to healthy lifestyle
Workout videos make it easier for quarantined Filipinos to stay fit. Kat of Simply Pinay (268,000+ subscribers) is motivated to help Pinoys get fit and fab with the help of simple exercise videos, including yoga routines, cardio, and high intensity workouts, as well as healthy meal plans and tips for weight loss.
For those interested in tech and games
Unboxing, product reviews, and more tech and gadget videos are aplenty on YouTube. Offering something new on the platform is Gio San Pedro of Gio Takes on Tech (155,000+ subscribers) as he uploads unboxing and product videos with a touch of ASMR. His videos are known for their straightforward presentation and smooth editing that make them pleasing to watch.
For those experimenting in the kitchen
Planning to start a milk tea and coffee business? Chao Coffee and Tea (8,300+ subscribers) shares easy-to-follow recipes of iced drinks. The channel also shares tips and guides for those who want to start their own milk tea and iced coffee brands.
RG Enriquez, meanwhile, offers a variety of “traditionally vegan and veganized Filipino recipes” on her YouTube channel RCE Studios (27,000+ subscribers). Recipes include lumpiang shanghai, vegan mechado, and ube milkshake, among many others.
For those looking for beauty tips and tricks
A visit to the dermatologist may not be the most convenient activity to do at the moment. But Dermatologist and teacher Dr. Winlove Mojica, also known as The Skin Sensei (83,400+ subscribers), comes to the rescue with his easy-to-understand lessons on taking care of skin.
The temporary closure of barber shops and hair salons has had us learning how to cut the hair of our loved ones or housemates. Through his channel, Ronnie Burbac (51,300+ subscribers) shares tutorials and tips on cutting men’s hair and other hair treatments. Steph Llarena
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