Dulce was one of the 14 housemates of ABS-CBN's Pinoy Big Brother: Celebrity Edition. She was the first forced evicted housemate on day 21 due to an anxiety attack. She was rushed to the Philippine Heart Center. Prior to entering the Pinoy Big Brother house, she was a well known fashion designer
She graduated high school at the Poveda Learning Center in Quezon City (now St. Pedro Poveda College), and attended the Ateneo de Manila University where she earned a college degree in Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies and Communications Track. She worked with professional designers like Jessica Ogden, Marjan Pejoski and Cecile Zamora. After college she attended the London College of Fashion and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design both in London.
She returned to the Philippines to pursue further studies in design at the University of the Philippines and the Philippine International School of Fashion. In 2004 she went to the United States to study Merchandise planning at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.
After a series of studies, she worked with different theater companies doing costume design. She currently owns a store called Store For All Seasons which is located at 605 Shaw Boulevard in Mandaluyong City.