Beauty


Beauty

I was first introduced to the COSRX brand around October 2016 when I went to Korea for my 30th birthday #SeouloTrip. I’ve been hearing such rave reviews about this brand from famous K-beauty vloggers even before my Korea trip that I decided to hunt their products down when I got to Seoul. At that time, Olive Young (Philippines’ version of Watsons) was only carrying the...

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Beauty / Events / People

Strip and Browhaus Founder and CEO Cynthia Chua talks about her brands’ beginnings, reveals exciting plans.  The year 2002 saw her handing out leaflets in groceries in hopes of spreading word about Brazilian waxing. Fast-forward to this day, Spa Esprit Group’s Cynthia Chua is relentless in continuously innovating and growing her brands. She already has 16 brands under her wing, which includes Strip and Browhaus....

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Beauty / Events / Fashion

Philippines – November 23, 2016 Eye Society, the country’s Premier Eyewear Boutique launched a partnership with Belo Medical Group, the country’s leading medical aesthetic ambulatory clinic. The Holiday Splurge campaign treats Eye Society customers to Belo Medical Group with a minimum single receipt purchase worth P15,000.00. Customers may choose between the Belo Multivitamin Infusion that boosts the immune system, increases energy, and aids cellular regeneration, or the...

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Beauty

It’s been a while since I posted an article, but I wanted my next article to be focused on skincare, as I have always believed that a great makeup canvas starts with beautiful skin. For the past months that I’ve been M.I.A, I’ve been quietly putting to the test a couple of skincare products that have caught my attention. These are the products that have...

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Beauty / Fashion / Sports

Why do a lot of people hit the gym? Aside from health matters, we all aspire to have that beach body to flaunt in the crowd. But no matter how much we try, sometimes we’re not in the mood to lift some weights and run on the treadmill. Even getting dressed up seems like a chore on those fateful lazy days.


Beauty

With the Manila weather being hotter than I can remember for the last 29 years, as a polar bear reincarnate, this is literally my worst nightmare come to life. For all the makeup tricks I have under my sleeve, I just can’t seem to keep my makeup intact with this intense heat. So, after exhausting every trick in the beauty book, I’ve come to accept...

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Beauty / Culture / People

If there’s one thing that I’ve always appreciated about L’Oréal, it’s their thoughtful and very tasteful representation of their brand – from their product packaging, to the actual folks working there, to the artful way they present their new products to the press – they never fail to make you stand up and take notice of their brand. Take for example their Color Riche Collection...

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5 unique looks created by yours truly using makeup products P500 and under.Follow my adventures on IG (@valerieg86) for more beauty goodness! As a person who was very much intimidated by makeup not so long ago, it can be quite overwhelming and a bit nerve wracking to walk up to a high end beauty counter to peruse the goods and ask the very knowledgeable staff...

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Beauty / Events / Fashion

Yours truly, testing L’Oréal’s newest products for 2016. Follow me on Instagram (@valerieg86) to see more of my beauty adventures!   2016 saw L’Oréal introducing Filipino beauty fanatics to a slew of exciting new products, as well as its first set of equally exciting, local brand ambassadors to help identify what exactly a #LOrealWomanOfWorth is all about. On hand during the launch event were newly...

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Beauty / Community / Fashion

February 1 marked a very momentous occasion for Filipina beauty junkies everywhere as Sephora unveiled their PH website (formerly Luxola.ph). A collective squeal of glee could be heard all across the country as many of these hardcore beauty lovers rushed to the site to view the brands that Sephora PH would be carrying. Not one to miss out on all the excitement, I too, joined...

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Beauty / Community / Culture / Fashion

Let’s face it, you’ve probably a) breezed past them on your way to H&M, too busy to give them a second glance; b) looked down your lofty nose at their not so impressive counters; or c) just didn’t give SM Department Store the chance it deserved to prove itself as a formidable beauty destination. CINEMA SECRETS Spotted at SM Megamall (and at Landmark as well),...

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