Got a Fab Hair Makeover at Hair Philosophie by Jing Monis

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I’ve always been the apprehensive type when it comes to my hair. I easily get agitated by the thought of having a drastic hair change. Lighter color, chopped tresses, chemical hair treatments – these give me chills down my spine. Seriously. It takes me months to decide whether I should get a new hair cut or color. Just recently, Hair Philosophie by Jing Monis invited me for a day of hair pampering. I was surprised that I immediately said yes to this invitation, given that the services they offered included hair cut, color, and treatment. Okay, that’s a lie. I said yes […]

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Onitsuka Tiger and My Sneakers Love Affair

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There’s a reason why I’m not a fashion blogger. For one, I’m not exactly adventurous with my choice of shoes and clothes. I’m all for casual, chill, laid back; anything that would allow me to move freely without worrying about wardrobe malfunction.  If I were to summarize my personal style, it can be downsized into three things – plain tees, tattered shorts and sneakers (or flip flops). It’s my default #OOTD when I’m just out to do errands or hang out with friends. It can’t be argued, really. Sneakers are God’s gift to mankind and thankfully, there are trusty shoe brands out there that […]

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ATBJ Gives: A Few of My Favorite Things (CLOSED)

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I received a total of 1,274 entries. The winner is…   ************************************************************************************** I mentioned in this post that I recently purged and decluttered my makeup collection. While going through my stuff, I realized I have a few brand new and untouched products sitting in my stash. These products are either 1.) not my shade match or 2.) reserved items for similar products that I am trying to finish up. I thought, rather than letting them eat  dust in my vanity, I figured I’d just give them away to someone who could hopefully get more use of than I can. Most of the items in this […]

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Brows on Fleek for 88 Pesos?

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Shaping my brows is my absolute favorite thing to do in my makeup routine. Whether it’s a simple everyday look or a full on makeup, I do take time working on my arches. Nevermind if it takes more than five minutes, as long as I’m able to achieve #browsonfleek.  That said, I am quite  picky with the brow products I use. My current favorite is the Diorshow Brow Styler Pencil which I got as a gift from my mother-in-law. It’s everything I’m looking for in a brow pencil – applies easily, neutral shade, soft finish, and long-wearing.  But it is rather expensive, […]

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Six Flattering Nude Lipsticks Under 500

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2016 is dubbed as the year of “nudes”, thanks to our girl Kylie Jenner. Ever since Kylie came out with her stunning line of lip kits,  almost every makeup brand followed suit in releasing their own version of nudes and everyone just can’t help but bite into them. Me, being my frugal self, dug up some of my old (and new) favorite nude lippies from my stash. If you’re someone like me who doesn’t want to spend money on a trendy nude lipstick, here are some of my budget-friendly recommendations. It’s hard to come by a flattering nude lipsticks that are under 500 […]

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