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If you know anything about me at all, it's that I never shy away from the sun. I like being morena, I love having that golden brown skin tone most Filipinas naturally have.  So why am I writing a rev...
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Confession: I can't stand men's colognes. Okay, fine, I'm not a big fan of a lot of women's perfumes, either.  I prefer scents that smell light, fresh, natural, or maybe food-like, since most of the ...
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I always had this thought that physical therapy and chiropractic treatments were for the seriously injured. My mom visits a physical therapist regularly to help her manage her slip disc, but other tha...
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I'm quite sure a lot of my female peers can relate when I confess that ballet was part of my childhood. A good three, maybe four years of it, in fact. When people ask me if I took up ballet because of...
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As luck would have it, a Physiogel kit arrived on my doorstep a day before I was set to leave for El Nido, Palawan. In it was a bottle of their Calming Relief Face Cream, which I’ve never tried befo...
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STOP EVERYTHING: The biggest style blogger event of the year is happening on May 28--just a week from now! I can hardly believe that I've done this about 10 times, but it just never gets old. This tim...
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Bravo, Oxygen! I've always loved this local fashion brand and their previous collaborations that have catered to the stylish, artsy crowd. Their newest collaboration is pretty mainstream this time but...
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Confession: the reason I  wear some outfits once and never again is because that was actually a test drive. If you've known me long enough, you're already familiar with my personal style. It can be r...
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I've long wanted to pen something impressively profound this month for the blog, as March is International Women's Month. But like what always happens with life, it's been an absolute shitstorm of wor...
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Romper: Thrift Manila / Shoes: SM Parisian Photo: Noel Salazar / Makeup: Rae V. Salazar I love rompers. They're much like your reliable LBD, just a tiny bit more tedious (I'm talking about that ...
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If you're a south girl like I am, then you're in for a treat: Kitchenails has just opened at ATC! I don't usually stray far on Sundays, so when I have a few errands to run and find myself in Alaban...
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Céleteque has always been my go-to skincare drugstore brand since my teenage years. In fact, whenever someone asks me what skincare they should start with (usually a curious male or an uninitiated yo...
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I used to pride myself in standing by my high heels (pun intended) the entire day. I could work, walk, dance, and occasionally run in a pair of pumps that I'd wear just before going out of the house a...
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Having been a fashion and beauty writer and an avid fan of eco-friendly and hypoallergenic products, I've heard of Zoya, of course. But it wasn't until last September that I've actually gotten to try ...
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Cat lovers living in the south of Metro Manila (yes you, suburb dwellers!) have a homey new spot where they can chill and hang out with feline beauties: Le Cat Coffee Shop. This homey feline-themed...
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