Sunday, August 24, 2014

Beauty Scents: The Biggest Luxury Outlet in the Philippines Now Open!

I've been attending a lot of perfume events recently, have you noticed? I really don't mind the commute back and forth the venue because I honestly LOVE perfumes. I just love seeing the lovely bottles sitting side-by-side on top of my vanity table. Believe me, I'm not this particular with fragrances when I was in high school, and during my early college years as well. I clearly remember my ex-boyfriend telling me then that I don't smell good. I mean, whaaat?! Who says that kind of things anyway? Haha! Don't get me wrong, I don't smell bad but he prefers girls who bathe in strong perfume. Weird, I know. I did say ex, right? :D
Moving on. Beauty Scents is the Philippines' biggest and first-ever outlet beauty and fragrance store. It's about time they came up with this! :) Good news to us, Southerners, because it is located in Paseo de Sta Rosa, just a few minutes from the Sta Rosa SLEX Exit. Perfect if you're on your way to Tagaytay or Enchanted Kingdom. :)

Burt's Bees: 30 Years of Organic Goodness

I can’t remember the exact title of the article but from what I’ve read, it is advisable to change your complete skincare routine every 2-3 months because our skin gets used to their active agents through continued used. And so our skin becomes “immune” to it thus lessening their effects. That being said, I’ve been  switching skincare products very-so often to maximize their effectiveness. However, I like injecting my regimens with organic skincare products to help balance everything out.
Talking about organic skincare products, one of my favorite all-organic brand, Burt’s Bees, recently celebrated its 30th anniversary in the health and beauty industry. I was privileged to have been invited to the intimate celebration but it’s even more fortunate that my class schedule permitted me to attend – it would’ve sucked big time if I missed it. HAHA.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Inexpensive Homecoming Dresses at iHomecoming!

Forever is a very sketchy concept. With all the fairytales and movies, girls’ mind are programmed to fantasize about the big day with their perfect gowns, their cute entourages and, of course, their loving partners waiting at the end of the aisle. But like I said, sketchy. One thing’s for sure, though, even without a nearing wedding or a proposal, girls love to shop; for dresses, nonetheless. So you’re lucky to have found the one you’re spending your “forever” with or just casually going about a current relationship… heck, even if you’re single and empowering your individuality, here’s a shop that could cater to whatever stage you are in right now.
iHomecoming has a wide selection of dresses for all occasions ranging from cute homecoming cocktail dresses to sultry night gowns to the perfect all-white gown for the big day. Like I said, whatever stage you are in, whatever you’re going through, iHomecoming has the dress for you. :)

Monday, August 11, 2014

La Tentation de Nina, Now in the Philippines!

A few weeks ago I was invited to the launching of the newest from the Nina Ricci fragrance line. It was honestly the first time I've heard of it so my immediate reaction was to ask Mr. Google about it. As it turns out, the House of Nina Ricci is actually one of the industry leaders for quite some time now and, being a big perfume-lover, I instantaneously RSVP'd for the event upon seeing the new fragrance that they were about to launch - the gorgeous packaging was impossible to resist.
The event was held a week after the recent typhoon that hit the Metro so the weather then was still a bit bipolar. The strong winds were scary but that didn't stop me from going to the event, still. Anyway, the event was held at this comfy little patisserie in Shangri-la called Poetry and Prose - perfect for the event at hand. <3

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Watsons: Bath to Basics Campaign

With review school taking up 90% of my time, I consider taking a bath one of my daily dose of self-therapy. I'm not one for long baths on a regular basis, my siblings would attest to that. The only time I take more than 30 minutes in the shower is when I'm excited to try something new - be it a new scrub, a shower cream or most often than not, a new hair mask. Although lately, whenever I want to take some time off from studying without feeling guilty, I take a relaxing bath to refresh both my mind and body. Plus, I get a lot of thinking done in the shower so it's a win-win situation for me. :)
Just the other week I was invited to the launching of Watsons' new campaign called Bath to Basics. The event proper was held at the Ki Neo Day Spa in BGC. It's a cozy little paradise in the middle of the busy business district - the location is just perfect.. corporate individuals could just drop by for a few hours and return to their busy schedule all vamped up and ready for the challenges ahead.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Dr. CRB, RF Diaries: Part 1 - Face

I'm a very lazy person and there's no denying that. It'll take an army to force me to wake up early in the morning to go for a run and a great deal of self-control to stop munching on random food while I watch TV. Yes, I'm that kind of girl. And to make things even worse than they already are, voluptuousness run in our family - there's no escaping that! 
That said, it would be rather foolish of me to refuse an offer to try something that promises to help me lose weight without lifting a finger. Ladies and gents, let me introduce to you (again) an easier alternative to shed those baby fats and double chins. Haha. Over summer vacay, I had my face and arms done at Dr. CRB in BGC. I'm quite excited to share the results with everyone but I don't want to compress everything in one lengthy post so I decided to come up with a two-part RF diary type of logs. Obviously, part one would be the face. :)