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    beauty,  product review,  review

    BLK Cosmetics PH Lipsticks | Swatch + Review

    Oh, it’s a good year for cosmetics, that’s for sure. Women went crazy when Rihanna launched Fenty Beauty. Renown brands continue to collaborate with various celebrities and/or makeup artists. In the local scene, lipstick formula are improving and shades are expanding to give way to different skin tones.  To make things crazier, on September 20, 2017, Anne Curtis and her team officially launched BLK Cosmetics, the actress/host/model’s very own line of PETA-approved and cruelty-free makeup for uncomplicated beauty, as its tagline suggests. Of course, I was one of the many who went gaga over this new makeup line.

  • events,  music,  photo dump,  photography

    Photo Dump: Oh Wonder Solo Concert in Manila

    About 3 months ago, I checked off an item on my bucket list – #46. Go to a concert. On July 21, 2017, at the Samsung Hall of SM Aura, Taguig City, I saw Oh Wonder perform for the very first time. Back then, I had no idea about their music, their duo, etc. Basically, I was clueless. But I’m happy I got dragged into this concert because now I have new artists to listen to. I had Jhanzey with me that time so I was able to get a rundown on who Oh Wonder is, what their music is like, what I should expect, etc. 

  • Featured Blogger

    Featured Blogger of the Month: May Vargas of Miss Understood

    What really struck me about May’s blog was her creativity. It’s the kind of creativity I yearn but can’t do on my own platforms because I can only squeeze out too many creative juices. Her blog post headers are really eye-catching and reading her blog posts made me realize we have so much more in common than I thought.  I honestly can’t remember how I discovered her blog, but when I read her content, I was like, “That’s it, I’m following her on IG and I’m gonna be friends with this woman.” Weeks later, here we are, exchanging emails to come up with my 5th volume for my Featured Blogger of…

  • events,  family,  photo dump,  photography

    Photo Dump: #FergINePerpetuity

    A week ago, Jec and I attended his cousin’s wedding. It was so beautiful and all sorts endearing and worth remembering. I almost brought a DSLR to capture nice photos but decided against it at the last minute since it would be so heavy and post-processing SLR pictures don’t really sit well with me. I ended up using my phone, a one-year-old iPhone 6S. Despite some blurred shots (I had to really zoom in on some instances), I think I captured the essence of the event. I hope I did justice! 

  • bae recommends,  places,  review

    Bae Recommends: Kantina Sabel

    I would say this blog post is a bit of a restaurant review, but not entirely. I just want to share how I found the place because I personally believe it’s worth a visit especially if you’re just around the area. If you’re not, then at least you know a restaurant like this exists, right? Ain’t such a bad idea!  Also, I had a hard time finding blog reviews so I decided to write my own. 😀 A few weeks ago, Jec and Ellie (his colleague) had their first gig as (We Are) Choosy Beggars at Kantina Sabel in Bocobo St., Ermita. You’d think Kalaw Ave. is such a lonesome…

  • freelancing,  personal,  thoughts

    8 Things You Can Miss As A Freelancer

    Many times, I would start the day with a frown on my face and simply not be ready to work. Sometimes I would just feel so down and demotivated, and it would take me forever (sometimes the entire day) to pick myself up and actually do something productive on my laptop. Truth be told, freelancing is not that glamorous and fun like some people make it out to be (#coffeefix #workbythebeach #quickhangout, etc), and along the way, like with other jobs, you miss some things as a freelancer. After all, you can’t have the best of both worlds. Here’s what I personally miss and things you can miss as a freelancer. 

  • personal,  reflections,  relationships

    That Wedding Made Me Feel Something

    Have you ever felt this strong desire to take care of someone? That you feel you have already met the person you want to be with for the rest of your life? That you don’t even want to be sick because you want to be in your best health so you can take care of this person?