SM Lipstick Festival @ SM Makati

Did you know that July 29 is National Lipstick Day??? SM Beauty made sure we were all aware by hosting a Lipstick party for us last week at SM Makati. I got to play around with different colors and lipstick brands on the makeup tables set up for us. I arrived with my current day lippie: Bobbi Brown’s Creamy Matte Lip Color in Pink Nude. Out of all the lipsticks I swatched, I went with MAKEOVER’s Love Devotion #16 because it’s my first time to try the brand and it’s the furthest from the lip color I arrived in. TheRead more

My First Beauty Workshop with Animetric’s World!

I’ve been holding makeup workshops for over four years but it’s my first time ever to team up with a really good friend of mine that I share the same passion with. Rowena Lei (Animetric’s World/ evil Twinnie) and I are conducting a half day beauty seminar that will discuss everything from proper grooming – both hair and skin care, makeup application and the proper use and storage of all cosmetics and tools. It will be on AUGUST 15, 2015 at 1 to 5pm at Backyard Coffee in Greenhills San Juan. (near my alma mater, ICA) The fee to joinRead more

Be Insta-white with SkinWhite | #BetterMe Campaign

Have you tried any of these SkinWhite products? My first time to buy one was back when I was in college. I remember walking into an HBC (Hortaleza Beauty Center) store in Metrowalk during one of my lunch breaks and I was looking for something to conceal my dark knees from playing too much volleyball. I’ll reveal which product it is after giving you the 411 about their #BetterMe campaign. After its initial launch in 2013, the #BetterMe movement has become even bigger and better! To help inspire even more teens, SkinWhite held a casting call to scout for theRead more

Where to Find Shiseido Tsubaki Shampoo in Manila

I have a bad habit of stalking where my friends are traveling to next so I can bug them to find me things that aren’t available or far too expensive to buy in the Philippines. If they’re off to the western region, I ask them to buy me cosmetics from Sephora but if they’re headed to an Asian country like Korea or Japan, it’s always their local brand of makeup or hair care. The photo above is a recent pasalubong (gift) from Sophie and Rowena when they went on a Yakult plant tour in Tokyo. I begged them to buyRead more

Chapstick Mixstix: What’s Your Flavor?

We all have that one friend who can’t decide on anything. Whether it’s a simple thing like what color of shoes to buy or what cuisine of restaurant to dine at – they simply can’t make a decision because of their fickleness. My friends and family will all attest that I am guilty of that because I always have to ask for their opinion by sending them images of my choices whenever I go shopping. Eating out is never simple when we don’t have plans because I can’t tell what I wan’t to eat (unless it’s the time of theRead more

MAGNUM Now or Never! (Closing this July 2015)

Yes, it’s true – Magnum Cafe in SM Aura is about to close before the month ends (July 26, 2015) so for those who still haven’t tried it out, you only have TWO WEEKS left before they’re gone forever! Time flies so fast. It seems like it was just yesterday when I went there for their opening. You can read all about it HERE. Magnum Cafe is really just a temporary pop-up store that they set up for a year or less in every country. I remember trying out the one in Siam Center in Bangkok years ago and itRead more