Maris Racal's Secret Birthday-Photoshoot Weapon? The Humble Tabo

The birthday girl shared some hilarious BTS moments from the shoot.

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PHOTO BY Instagram / Maris Racal

(SPOT.ph) Disclaimer: It's not much of a secret anymore, especially since Maris Racal gave the bath dippers a shout-out on her social media pages, but dang, is it still hilarious. Our meme queen turned 24 on September 22—and she celebrated in style. Maris Racal had a photoshoot with photographer BJ Pascual to mark her 24th. Needless to say, the power combo and their team came out with an absolutely stunning shoot that would have Umbrella-era Rihanna shaking! Best part? Those water splashes are partially thanks to the tabo.

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Maris Racal Celebrated Her Birthday With a Stunning Shoot, Tabo Included

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Racal shared a hilarious peek at the behind-the-scenes of her water-themed shoot with Pascual on her Twitter and Instagram—with the tabo picture front and center. We can't believe it still somehow looks like a renaissance painting (if they had plastic tabos back then). She even accompanied her IG post with a cheeky  "Basta ganito ako sa CR dati, kunwari may shower." 

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Queen Maris keeping it real.
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In her vlog about how they got the shoot done, Racal and Pascual shared that they've been planning it since during The Before COVID times! Yup, it took more than a year and three ECQs before it finally happened. They managed to do it in time for Racal's birthday and clearly, their efforts were so worth it. 

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PHOTO BY YouTube / Maris Racal
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Your tabo could never.
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How it started...
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...How it's going.
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If you're wondering how they did it, both Racal's vlog and Pascual's Musings episode on their respective YouTube channels show what went on behind the scenes. Racal posed in a shallow pool of water—with people literally just splashing her with water using their hands or, of course, a dipper. Logically speaking, it totally makes sense; it's just that seeing how it was done (read: a struggle) and comparing it with the end-result (read: those stunning pictures) is beyond hilarous. BRB while we reenact Racal's shoot in our bathrooms! Watch the full BTS video below:

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