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My Korean-Japanese Haul from Beauty MNL

I’ve been hearing a lot of raves about the brand selection and wide variety of products over at BEAUTY MNL that I decided to try shopping for some Japanese and Korean beauty essentials there. They also have tons of discounts and shipping is free when you reach P2,000.00 worth of purchases. Each package also comes with freebies so it makes online shopping more exciting. With a budget of P3,000, here’s what I got: HOLIKA HOLIKA Sweet Cotton Sebum Clear Powder In Mist (P375.00) Aside from being my first Beauty MNL haul, this is also my first Holika Holika local purchase.Read more

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Mountain Dew’s Limited Edition Flavors: Blue Shock & Live Wire

We were introduced to the latest and limited edition flavors of Mountain Dew, Blue Shock & Live Wire, two weeks ago at the #Dewmocracy event in Whitespace Makati. #DewBlueShock is charged with raspberry citrus and the team is lead by funnyman Ramon Baustista. Team #DewBlueShock #DewLiveWire is charged with a blast of orange and their team leader is Boys Night Out’s Sam YG. Team #DewLiveWire “The goal of DEWmocracy is to listen to what our consumers have to say and to allow them to engage with the brand. With DEWmocracy, every Filipino has a chance to take a stand, be heard, and select the flavor they want.Read more

Sara Black, Pat Henson, and Vania Romoff as Physiogel's #EverydayStrong women

What Makes An #EverydayStrong Woman

What makes an #EverydayStrong woman, you ask? The three main qualities she must posses would be self-confidence, determination and wit. Having self-confidence gives one a great personality that is ready to face the world. We need to be proud of what we have and not let anything, especially the pressure of society, dictate how we act or how we should look like. Don’t apply makeup or dress well to impress people around you, do it to feel good about yourself. I’ve lived with sensitive skin my entire life but I’m lucky it’s in hidden places. It worsens whenever the season is changingRead more

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10 Things Every Pink-Obsessed Person Must Own

I’ve always been attracted to all things pink ever since I was young. At one point I was ashamed to admit it because of the fear of being called ‘maarte’ or too girly by my sporty friends from our volleyball team. Eventually, when I graduated from highschool, I embraced the legally blonde girl in me and started to buy everything in pink. Here are the top 10 favorite pink items that you’ll find in my room: STILETTO 3M SCOTCH TAPE DISPENSER Before this was released locally, my BFF from the US sent me the black version of this (as seenRead more

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Origins GinZing Peel-Off Mask Review

One of the skin care staples in my bathroom would be masks; tissue, hydrogel, leave-on, wash-off and peel-off masks – you name it and I’ve got it! The very first type of mask that I was able to use back in the 90’s was a peel-off type mask. My parents would make me peel it off their faces as our past time. I know, we’re weird, beauty addicts like that. Haha! The Origins GinZing Mask comes in two types – the refreshing face mask (clear) and the peel-off mask (metallic orange). I usually leave on the clear mask on my cleanRead more

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SM Lipstick Festival Year 2!

SM Beauty brings back one of its biggest and most successful beauty sales ever – the SM Lipstick Festival! Score up to 50% off the tagprice of your favorite lippies from participating brands like L’Oreal, VMV Hypoallergenics, Origins, Maybelline, BYS, Sleek Makeup, NYX, Flormar, Catrice and many more! Just like last year’s event, I got a lip makeover at the #SMLipArt counter. They used Sleek Makeup’s Velvet Slipper on me. It’s a super matte pink-deep plum shade that’s the perfect dupe of Kylie Cosmetics’ Kourt K. Best part is, it’s less than P500! We were given a beauty passport toRead more