Category Reviews

The 5 Best Instagram Online Shops For Your Mid-Heels Fix

Ladies have finally started saying NO to the pain of wearing four-inch heels and have started giving up their torturous stilettos for the practical and fashionable mid-heels. Mid-heels are a pair of heels with a heel height of about 2-2.5 inches, allowing ladies to walk comfortably without having to sacrifice style. It has become my own personal obsession to find the best shops for them mid-heels, and here are my discoveries:

1. Hue Manila...

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REVIEW: L’Oreal Color Riche Gold Obsession Collection

When metallic lipsticks came into the scene again last year, I wasn’t sold. And even when Colourpop and Colourette were really making it easy to own a metallic lippie by dropping their prices really low for these, I still couldn’t bring myself to find it appealing. It was just too loud and shiny, and a bit tacky for my taste. I didn’t want to walk around looking like I ate lechon and had greasy lips left to tell the truth.

So when I received this in my mail, I was kind of skeptical at first...

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Getting Gel Nail Polish

I was clueless about the miracle that was Gel nail polish until about two months ago, when I started planning for our annual company Christmas party. It was also very fortunate for me to find that a local salon near my place offers a promo for an ORLY Gel Mani-Pedi for only Php 600. Normally, other salons offer it at Php 600 for a gel mani, or a gel pedi, but never both. I couldn’t pass up on the chance to finally try it out, and so I did!

For those asking which salon this was, it’s called Cre8...

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REVIEW: New Products from Celeteque DermoCosmetics

Our friends from Celeteque gifted us beauty enthusiasts with new products from their skin-lovin’ cosmetics line, Celeteque DermoCosmetics. I love the idea that these products care for your skin while you wear them...

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REVIEW: Mauve Hair by Azta Urban Salon

Last December 27, just a day after the long Christmas break started, I visited Azta for another hair coloring session. It’s always fun to have my hair colored at Azta. I had pink hair then, and the roots were already getting too long for comfort. For that particular hair coloring session, we chose to go with the Mauve hair color, a newly introduced color in their Funky Shades line.

To be honest, I was really scared to try it out. I loved my pink hair...

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The Giving Journal 2017 by Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf

The Giving Journal 2017 by Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf

The Giving Journal 2017 by Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf

Check it — my first ever planner! I’ve had planners in the past, but nothing as organized as The Giving Journal by Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf. I got the Violet variant with a beautifully embossed logo in the front cover which stands for overflows — acknowledging a life that is ready to overflow. I can’t help but hope that it becomes my 2017 mantra!

There are so many features to look forward to when you collect stamps for The Giving Journal...

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Jing Monis Salon x Wella

Last month, I was invited to Kaye Abad’s bridal shower by Jing Monis Salon. I didn’t know Kaye personally, but I welcomed the opportunity to meet her on her special day, and learn about what the salon has to offer. Here’s what happened:

Kaye’s bridal shower was held at Salon Privat in Bonifacio Global City...

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REVIEW: Matte in Detail Liquid Lipstick in Samantha

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With the rise of the Kylie Jenner lip kits, it was a blessing that a lot of liquid lippies came out in the market — most of which are more affordable, and some maybe of even better quality than Kylie Jenner’s. I was looking to try one a few weeks ago when I found a friend destashing some of her makeup. When I saw that she was giving away her Matte in Detail Liquid Lipstick, I just knew I had to get it!

Detail Make Over is a proudly-Pinoy brand that takes pride in creating high-quality, cruelty...

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REVIEW: Real Techniques Makeup Brushes on Sephora.ph

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I’ve been dying to buy Real Technique brushes on Sephora.ph for the longest time now, but it was a tough choice between these famed brushes and some less expensive brushes I’ve also been considering for weeks now! But life is short, so I went ahead and bought the brushes! These were my first brushes from Real Techniques, and by the looks of things, this definitely won’t be my last!

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Shopping experience: This was also my first Sephora.ph purchase, and it was exceptional for the most part! I wasn...

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REVIEW: Sushi Meets Burrito at Nori (Kapitolyo, Pasig City)

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The rise of the Sushirrito in the West has inspired many local restaurants to create their very own version of the famous dish. After all, combining the sushi and the burrito, just two of our favorite dishes ever — no one can possibly mess that up, right?

So after months of being on the receiving end of expertly-targeted Facebook ads as well as various recommendations from blogger friends, I decided one day to give into the craving and drop by Nori for my first ever Sushirrito experience...

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