My Favourite Things | August 2016

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My Favourite Things is a blog link-up by Eireen and Raisa about well, our favourite things. It can be anything — a book, makeup stuff, food, places, gadgets, website, people — and it can be as few or as many as you’d like.

We’re more than halfway through the year already, and I’m just writing my third favourites for this year heh. But I promise, this month’s favourites are so good and interesting enough to make up for my lack of dedication for the other seven months. Let’s jump right into it!

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Battle of: Korean Sun Screens

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For the past two posts, I have been blabbing about pitting makeup and skincare products against each other for the ultimate beauty battle to lay out a comparison of sorts that will serve as a personal guide slash catalog. My ultimate goal is to seek, in every category, the product that works best for me, and parallel to that, writing insight on how these fare out with the Filipino skin. And since I have been going gaga over Korean skin care and sun protection, I thought, why not put my hoarding capabilities to good use he he.

First on the pit is A`pieu Pure Block Natural Sun Cream versus The Saem Eco Earth Power Light Sun Cream.

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Finish 5 by September | What I Used Up, What I Didn’t

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Aloha!

About two months ago, I launched a challenge called the Finish 5 wherein I targeted to empty out five items from my skincare and makeup stash. As someone who has never (and I really mean never) finished anything beauty related plus my hoarding tendencies (beauty-related or not), this was something that I strived to be really conscious of on a daily basis.

I’m super excited to show you my trash my progress (sort of), so hop on in!

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My Current Skincare Routine

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Never in a million years would I think that this lady would be slightly addicted to skin care. I used to be that girl who never had a single zit but also never had a daily/nightly regimen. My siblings call me lucky, but I guess time (and lack of care) has caught up with me. My main skin problems now are large pores, oily skin, eye bags, and uneven skin tone. And here’s my attempt at combating them.

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My Favourite Things | July 2016

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My Favourite Things is a blog link-up by Eireen and Raisa about well, our favourite things. It can be anything — a book, makeup stuff, food, places, gadgets, website, people — and it can be as few or as many as you’d like.

I know, I know, I know, it took me seven months before I remembered to blog my second of this series! To be honest, I didn’t think I had favourites last month, mainly because I got so busy that I couldn’t pay attention to stuff like these. But then I realized, because I didn’t have much time on my hands, I stuck to the things that I like the best.

Without further ado, here are the things that I July-ke the best (#SryNotSry for the pun).

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Two Cents: Pixi x Glamourbox June 2016

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For the longest time, I have wanted to try items from Pixi. Almost all of the beauty b/vloggers that I’ve been following are raving about their products, most especially for their skincare line. Imagine my excitement when I found out that for June, Glamourbox will contain all Pixi items. The box was priced at PhP 1,270 but the total price of all the items inside are at PhP 3,349(!!). The contents of the box were a mystery at the time, which just added to my excitement! I purchased it back in June (waaay before my Finish 5, mind you ;p) and they released it at the end of the month. I guess I’m one of the first few who’s already received the box.

So… join me in my first ever Glamourbox unboxing. 🙂

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Two Cents: BeautyMNL Skin Care Haul

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Two cents is a beauty blog series that doles out initial thoughts on newly-purchased products.

It’s official: I am over my makeup haul-ing phase. I used to go gaga over lipsticks and foundations, but now, whenever I browse through the beauty department online or off, I go straight for skin care. Maybe it’s just this heat or maybe it’s the age — whatever it is, I have started loving pampering my skin!

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