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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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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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