• local brands,  philippines

    Local Brands You’ll Love ❤️

    Throughout my patient and often obsessive search on Instagram, I’ve collected some local favorites of mine. I know how much Filipinos love anything International that they no longer look into what our local entrepreneurs have to offer. Quick story: One time I was browsing through Instagram using the hashtag #pouchPH. I was in the search for a wallet brand that has my style. I found a couple, and as if I had a lightbulb moment, I thought of writing an entire blog post dedicated to local brands that I love, which you would too, hopefully. Christmas is fast approaching. We have less than 100 days until D-Day, and it would…

  • BEAUTY,  product review

    Lipstick Review: Beauty Haul

    This blog post is long overdue and I initially planned to do a review per individual lipstick, but since my beauty haul piled up, I opted to do one big lipstick review about them instead. I’ll try to make each lipstick review brief but substantial, honest, and straight to the point. I’m going to ditch the package and whatnot and will focus on the products’ pigmentation, texture, feel, and such. (PS, I apologize for the tacky edit. I have yet to get myself a good camera + a photoshop app. Teehee.) Read on!

  • beauty,  product review

    I Bought My First Mac Lipstick

    Some people would say I’m good at doing faces, the makeup kind of face. Most of my friends would come to me at the last minute before an event, to have a little something something on their face. Sure, I like makeup, but as much as I do, it’s so ironic that I’m not very good at it.

  • beauty,  body love,  self

    Embrace the Face

    Why do we women love falling victim to society’s “beauty standards” of us? Why can’t we love ourselves first before other people’s opinions? Why do we love photoshop-ing ourselves? Why can’t we post #selfies without them shamelessly undergoing several filters and/or edits beforehand? Why do we have such a hard time embracing who we really are, accepting our flaws, and not placing ourselves under the constant pressure of what other think about us and our looks? Why is it so hard to accept to embrace our God-given uniqueness?