Category Reviews

Althea Korea Ships to the Philippines + First Althea Haul!

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I’m always on the lookout for new online shops to get my makeup fix from, and Althea Korea came at a time when the idea of a Sephora Philippines remained distant, and my go-to websites were enough to keep me happy. Althea Korea is one of the most popular beauty shopping sites, and they specialize in Korean cosmetics. If you’ve ever watched a couple of K-dramas, you’d know the miraculous effect K-cosmetics have on a person’s skin and appearance...

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This Journal Will Actually Change Someone’s Life 2016

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It’s the season for planner hunting and giving for 2016! I know there are a lot of good choices out there, especially with the irresistible ones that come with the coffee (Starbucks and CBTL, to name a few), but here’s one planner you might want to consider: The “This Journal Will Actually Change Someone’s Life – 2016.” I know changing someone’s life is a tall order on its own, but with a planner? Here’s how Freespeech Publications aims to do it.

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  1. Influencing positivity by promoting the attitu...
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Achieve #DoItAllHair with Pantene Pro-V

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My hair can do it all, thanks to Pantene!

Our hair goes through so many stresses from our daily routine. Like it or not, these factors are unavoidable: humidity, dust, and pollution just to name a few. To make things worse, we ourselves subject our own tresses to the damaging effects of ironing, hair treatments and blow drying. If our mane could speak, it would definitely be crying out for help!

I was invited by Pantene to take on the #DoItAllHair challenge and put my tresses to the test! The c...

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My Thoughts on the New TV Series, Supergirl

Here’s why Supergirl isn’t living up to her name.

Before anything else, I just want to get these three things out there:

  1. I’m a casual. I like watching superhero movies and series (The Flash and Arrow, two that are part of my regular series schedule), but those have yet to convince me to pick up a comic book. Having a geek for a boyfriend has not yet succeeded in getting me to read comic books either...
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Be NYFW Runway-Ready with Maybelline New York

Fresh from the runway: Rock these top beauty looks with Maybelline New York! Read on.

Hey loves! As you know, the most awaited semi-annual New York Fashion Week has concluded last month, and in its wake, gave us some of the best fashion and beauty trends predicted to be hot this season. Here’s a rundown of the top makeup trends every Pinay should watch out for:

Trend #1: Precise, crisp, and classic, the modern mattes take center stage. A clean face coupled with bright-colored, bold lips lets the...

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Experiencing Natural Care with ph Care Naturals

I got mail! Read on to find out what’s inside.

Hey everyone! I’ve been gone for so long because of work and I can’t wait to give a looong update on what’s keeping me busy. For now, let me tell you about how I’ve been making a huge lifestyle change by opting for organic and natural products.

As you know, I work reaaaally long hours (I think I clock in 16-18 hours a day!) Crazy, right? Recently, I’ve learned that people who get less than seven hours of sleep are predisposed to gaining weight than...

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[Review] Asian Secrets Lulur Indonesian Whitening Body Scrub

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A whitening secret once exclusive to the royals of Indonesia is now available with Asian Secrets Lulur Indonesian Whitening Body Scrub.

Have you ever heard of the pre-wedding ritual that many Indonesians swear by can help make the bride’s skin smoother and whiter beyond belief? The secret lies in the beauty treatment called “Lulur”, which in Javanese means “to coat the skin”...

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[REVIEW]: Vine Holistic Aesthetics Clinic (BGC, Taguig City)

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What differentiates Vine Holistic Medical Aesthetics from other medical spa and clinics? Find out!

Earlier last week, I was invited to a quick chat for consultation at the Vine Holistic Medical Aesthetics Clinic in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. I was welcomed warmly by the team behind the aesthetics clinic led by Vine Holistic’s Medical Director, Dra. Emehly Sevilla-Castillo...

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[REVIEW] Isehan Kiss Me Heroine Make Impact Liquid Eyeliner

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Kiss Me Heroine Make Impact Liquid Eyeliner: Does it make the cut? Find out!

I’ve been searching for the most effective eyeliner that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. The closest to the best that I’ve seen was in2it’s Liquid Eyeliner, priced at around Php 350. The in2it liner did the job most of the time, but had its shortcomings (ie. easily smudges, poor lasting power, among others)...

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[Review] VnC 3D Fiber Mascara

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Get longer, fuller lashes without the hassle of extensions with the VnC 3D Fiber Mascara!

Long, beautiful lashes have a way of making your eyes appear brighter and more expressive. Hence, women have been experimenting with mascaras, falsies, lash serums, and eyelash extensions in recent years to see which works best for them. I myself have been obsessed with finding the secret to longer lashes and have been constantly researching a way to keep eyelashes looking doll-like. I have tried extension...

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