Pinay beautician on the go…story of an OFW in Saudi Arabia

       Natural calamities, war, world disasters, health issuses are OFW’s concern if one will go home for good and stay with their families or stay in the country where one is working to support the people they left behind despite the risk of their own lives just so to put food on their table.


      Today, let’s get to know Rita Ferreras, a free-lance beautician doing home service to her kababayans and for locals as well. 

      Rita, 48 yrs. old, a wife, mother of 3 and a grandma of 1,  hails from Dinalupihan, Bataan, Philippines.  She’s been working in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia since 1989 and had seen how Riyadh has grown into a blooming industrial city from what was once a barren desert.

     In order to meet her families’ need, she does body massage, hair cut, manicure, pedicure, facial, hair waxing, body waxing, make up and hair styling, hair color, eyebrow tweezing and threading, wart removal, name it and she will do it. 

      Employed as an all around beautician at  Al- Hairia  beauty parlor when she first set her foot in Riyadh.  Since then, she has worked in several beauty parlors in search for a better income and opportunity.


          After years of experience working as an all around beautician, Rita was able to build rapport to her customers.  She then started doing home service to locals but asks minimal service fee to her kababayans.  An assistant beautician is helping her around, she is Jho from the province of Nueva, Ecija.

     It doesn’t mean that if one is working abroad, he or she is amassing fortunes just because he is an OFW.   Many kababayans are working 2 – 3 part-time jobs just so to have additional income and give a decent life for their families. Let’s face it, some kababayans are spending beyond their means that is why, some reasons of doing side lines is to support their lavish lifestyles, specially the “singles”.

    For home service, you may contact Rita at 055-1068360.   She is more than willing to be of service to you and make you beautiful.


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