Fashion & Beauty Archive

The new Maybelline Vivid Matte lipsticks

Left to right: Vivid 5, Vivid 6, Vivid 7, Vivid 8, Vivid 13 The new Maybelline Vivid Mattes come in juicy colors! Surprisingly, these babies don’t carry the sweet scent that the other Maybelline lippies I’ve tried have. These shades may look the same on paper, but the colors appear very different on Filipina skin!

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Benefits of Sugar-Based Body Scrub and Hair Removal

Water-soluble and versatile, the common sugar has many uses that people should learn to take advantage of. Here’s a breakdown to convince you how awesome sugar is, beyond pastries and cakes. 1. Sugar helps boost cell regeneration. Skin cells are regularly replaced (about 28 days) with new, healthier skin. Since the turnover process may slow down as we get older,

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Find That Perfect Gift for Someone Special

It seems like there are some people who always know the right kind of gifts to buy for their family and friends. One of the reasons why these individuals know the right kind of gift to give is because they either know the individual well or they purchase something that will fill a need. These

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Whipped: Affordable Waxing Salon in Fairview, Manila

Summer is about to be over in Manila, giving way to a succession of typhoons, but it doesn’t mean we ladies are excused from maintaining proper hygiene. There’s a newcomer in the depilation arena, and it offers quick hair removal services without the intolerable pain! Here’s how I chose Whipped: After finding out last week

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For the Love of Art and Nail Goals

This weekend things have gotten interesting enough to warrant a blog post. Got another chance to attend Barrioquinto‘s latest one-man show just a few days before I head to Boracay. Before the SO and I attended the event I thought to myself my toenails looked crap! I’m pretty low maintenance compared to most girls I

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Georgina Wilson: Maybelline’s Face of Beauty, Confidence and Grace

Who can embody Maybelline New York’s latest tagline, “Make It Happen”, better than Georgina Wilson? The gorgeous Filipina-British model has top brands Jaguar, American Apparel, SM Accessories, Garnier and Globe in her modeling portfolio, and has Channel V and Asia’s Next Top Model under her hosting belt. In spite of her rising career in modeling,

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FIRST LOOK: Maybelline New York’s New Matte Makeup

There’s more to make-up than vanity. I’ve heard Maybelline New York‘s battle cry for 2016, and after experiencing the company’s vision first hand, I was ready.  Here I am trying out the new liquid powder shades. For years Maybelline has been producing quality cosmetics that address women concerns. Now, with technology at its best, Maybelline redefines

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Easy Guide to a Good Fitting Bra

Bands dig in, straps slip, cups gape. Ill fitting bras are unsightly, and we only have ourselves to blame for this. In Manila it can be a pain to find a good bra that fits. When I was younger all I knew were department store brands like Wacoal and Triumph, and I was always disappointed

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