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I took a snap on Instagram last week when Pantene's 3 Minute Miracle arrived on my doorstep. And boy, I didn't expect people to this curious about it!  I got a lot of questions after that post, but I...
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Over the weekend, I received this mysterious package from Jergens.  It looks as if we're in for a bit of a surprise from this well-loved brand.  I opened the later it came with to find out what ...
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I’ve been pretty open on my blog that I deal with a lot of scars and dark spots on my legs and feet--and these are the reasons that until recently, I hardly wear shorts and skirts.  I’ve undergon...
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If I haven't said it enough times yet, then let me repeat: I love organic products.  It's the first thing that catches my attention when I'm browsing skin care and beauty counters (heck, even my pets...
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I've always been interested in organic products.  For a time, I was even successful in using only organic, parabens-free and mineral make-up in my daily skin rituals.  Truthfully, my skin isn't real...
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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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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'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 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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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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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'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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Though I've been living the condo life for most of the past 6 years, I'm still a BF Homes girl at heart.  It's where I grew up, after all!  Though admittedly, I haven't taken the time to browse thro...
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