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Don't get me started on the fact that we don't have Sephora here.  Now, I am not exactly a makeupholic, so my top 5 list may not be the common beauty blogger picks.  But if you're like me and you en...
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I bought this cute floral dress with a sweetheart neckline when Forever 21 first opened in the Philippines.  Most people will probably say that it was a very out-of-character purchase for me, but the...
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Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. ― André Gide I couldn't let the first month of 2014 pass by without looking back on what may have be...
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Aside from a good training/workout day, one of my favorite things in the world that makes me feel accomplished is (curiously enough) a spa day.  Maybe it's because it's the best kind of reward for a ...
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Whenever I shop for clothes, I always browse through men's aisles as well.  You never know what hidden gem you might find.  This floral shirt I scored from The Appraisery back when it was still in G...
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I am a dunce at using tools for styling my hair, as I am very much a wash-and-wear type of girl.  Fortunately, tousled waves always seem to be in vogue, so I've never really struggled.  But of cours...
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I recently joined the Metro Weddings team, and my first issue came out last October 2013 (and I'm only posting about it now, yes!).  If you don't have it yet, please do grab a copy.  It's the beauti...
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In a rare bout of vanity*, I thought I would like to wake up everyday with beautifully curled lashes.  Lash-curling isn't part of my daily make-up routine, you see, but I often hear people swear by i...
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I haven't done an OOTD in a while, and certainly not something that's more appropriate for the holidays.  Let's remedy that, shall we?  Here's a quick outfit post that's just about as chill as I fee...
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I've only heard great things about JuRo Salon Exclusif.  The extremely talented duo Jude and Rose know healthy, beautiful hair.  Some people even fly in to the country just to get serviced by them! ...
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Kids of the 90s will know how much we loved keeping and sprucing up our organizers, Trapper Keepers and filos.  I kept my fair share, but I was also one of the kids in our batch to be exposed early t...
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I've encountered this Pantene commercial several times in the past month, just before watching YouTube videos--but I always skip ads so I didn't get to see its entirety.  This morning, however, I was...
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I realize this post might be a little untimely seeing as Christmas and New Year feasts are looming up ahead.  Or is it?  Just think of it as your first line of offense in Project Sexy Back.  When t...
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This year, I've tried to move on from my sidecut.  Not that I didn't love it anymore--it's still my favorite hair cut--but it's been a pretty common style nowadays, and one can get tired of the same ...
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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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