Monet Lu, a U.S. based Pinoy celebrity beauty stylist and salon owner, through Asian Journal (a Fil-Am community newspaper in the U.S.) has published on March 12, 2009 her own list of the 10 Most Beautiful Young Men in the Philippines.
Here's Asian Journal's 10 Most Beautiful Pinoy Young Men along with the descriptions given by Monet Lu:
1. Piolo Pascual
A leading man through and through. This enigmatic, charming, handsome and talented actor is in a league of his own. He has the entire package -- a sensitive actor, a good-mannered gentleman and a spiritual person. He’s multifaceted and well-balanced. For his adoring fans, he can do no wrong. He chooses good roles and projects; a credible and indemand product endorser. He’s very well respected and sought after in the industry. He is one of those who most likely will achieve legendary status in Philippine cinema.
2. Richard Gutierrez
GMA’s golden boy. He fluidly transitioned from teeny bopper characters into more mature, age-appropriate roles. An impeccable dresser to boot. Richard, with his mestizo good looks and commendable work ethic, continues to make a dent in the entertainment industry. He’s very likable because of his down-to-earth nature. He continues to unleash the kilig factor among his female fanbase.
4. Dingdong DantesThat he made it as a frontrunner on E!’s Sexiest Men really says so much about his global popularity. He is not only popular among his fans but he’s also well-liked by his peers in the industry. A versatile actor and multi-talented in other levels of production, this young man has barely scatched the surface of his potential.
5. Gerald Anderson
6. Jake Cuenca (tie)One of the most fascinating young actors in showbiz today. His good looks and well-acted roles in popular TV shows have endeared him to many loyal fans.
6. Luis Manzano (tie)Shedding his childhood moniker "Lucky" popularized by his famous mom, Luis has come into his own as an entertainment persona. His toned body always draws some compliments but it’s also his promise as a TV host and budding actor that fascinate his audience.
7. Jericho RosalesHis dark complexion and cute smile have serious mass appeal. Jericho is a very gifted actor who can embody varying screen roles in steep degrees of difficulty but all the while makes it look so easy.
8. John Lloyd CruzHe’s got the "boy-next-door" look that still captivate many fans. A fine actor who’s had great commercial success in the box office.
9. JC de Vera
10. Derek RamsayRuggedly handsome, Derek has managed to steal the hearts of many girls and gays. He has the presence of a lion but the heart of a teddy bear. His followers looove his bronze godliness.