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My foray into yoga was not easy.  Well, literally, it wasn't easy because I've tried a total of 2 weeks non-stop and it still winds me up.  But apart from that, if you can remember, I briefly mentio...
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Just taking a quick break from the typhoon headlines to bring you exciting news from Maybelline New York: This giant make-up brand is looking for 8 new faces to be their 2014 Top Models of 8-in-1 ...
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Photo from Inquirer Reading the newspaper this morning was heartbreaking (and, as callous as it sounds, I admit don't even tear up that easily on tragic headlines if pets or animal cruelty aren't...
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I thought I had a slew of updates in line--but then I got too busy with work and when I finally had time, I had to get my laptop AND desktop fixed.  After the long holiday, of course (I wanted to be ...
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I wasn't really a big wallet kind of person--I used to survive with just a Calvin Klein's basic black leather men's wallet and it lasted me 8 years until people decided to give me less manly wallets f...
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So I've done this shoot some time ago, but being the excellent blog updater that I am, I'm only posting this now.  I feel like I've seen these photos everywhere and that they're thoroughly exhausted ...
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When the couple told me their venue was El Hogar, I felt a little daunted.  I've been to the crumbly old building before...it's dusty, musty, abandoned and smelled like neglect.  I styled a shoot fo...
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I used to say that you can probably make me wear anything, as a challenge, and not complain about it if I could style it my own way.  Although that's still true, to a certain extent, I find that nowa...
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Who is Elizabeth Madrid, exactly? She's Manila's latest It Girl--stylish, staple of the club scene, new best friend of famous-for-being-famous Chrysalis Magnolia. She's also a jewelry clan heiress, ...
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As we've just entered the ber months of the year, I thought I'd revisit My Totally Sensible List of 2013 Beauty Resolutions and write about my progress.  But I'm especially proud of my progress with ...
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I confess: I own a pair of hipster glasses.  By hipster, I mean that it's more a fashion accessory, not one fitted with functional lenses.  And I don't care what anyone says, I ADORE them.  I first...
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Right now I've got a couple of unfinished blog entries in my drafts folder because I've been too busy to finish them.  But I couldn't help sneaking this in--someone asked me a question earlier during...
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OLA!  I know, I know, I'm still alive after all!  That was an unexpected 3-month blogging hiatus, after being on a roll at the start of the year, too. Fortunately, I didn't exactly make it one of...
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My Turn Behind the Wheel While this was not exactly my first roadtrip, this was the first time that I'd be driving myself. You see, even though I got my driver's license when I was 16 waaaay bac...
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I'm not big on perfume.  I prefer scented lotion or bath products, and sometimes, maybe some light cologne on rare occasions (the classic Johnson Johnson's baby blue is my convenience store pick). ...
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