Search This Blog

December 28, 2013

'Promesses' & Luxury, what women want


Aubade, Blue Glue, lingerie, swimsuit, fall/winter 2013 collection, fashion, Italy, France, Bali, Miss World 2013, beauty, Phnom Penh, French-Cambodian, expat, beach, collection,


2013 is now going away and 2014 is on its way. I am not yet done with my wishlist but one of the things I would want for myself is a set of swimsuit or lingerie. It's such a good timing I got an offer to visit a store where every woman would want to go. Read on to know where.

December 13, 2013

How to relax yourself on a Sunday

phnom penh, cambodia, kampucheya, relaxation,massage, spa, salon, expat, asia, filipino, beauty, hair color, lifestyle, asia travel,
Kaya Spa KH reception

Last week been's tough at work and we couldn't wait for the weekend. And when the weekend came, we didn't want it to last. *sigh* And before Monday comes, we wanted to relax ourselves before hitting back to work. How did we relax ourselves the day before the most hated (probably) day, Monday?

November 23, 2013

Tony Moly Cambodia Haul (Toul Toumpung Branch)

tony moly, korean, skincare, cosmetics. makeup, asia, kpop, beauty, fashion, haul, filipino, blogger, khmer, phnom penh, cambodia

Tony Moly Cambodia haul is my come back post after being absent for a while. I've got a lot of backlogs but I want to start with this one. This is my first cosmetic purchase since arriving here in Phnom Penh. Read on to check out Tony Moly's outlet here and see what I bought.

October 14, 2013

Promo: The SM Store (Baguio) 3 Day (Cray Cray) Sale!


Here's a new post from me after a long break. But, it's a good news for you everyone! Wanna know what it is? Read more...

August 24, 2013

Pink Love Makeup Look

pink eyeshadow, makeup tutorial, pearypie, rosebud143, rose russo, The face shop, cc cream, look beauty, sleek makeup, asian, filipino, pinay, makeup, beauty, blogger,
Pink eyeshadow maybe an intimidating color to wear in the day. But it can still worn in school, office or casually just so you apply them subtly. Pink is my all time favourite color since I was a child. n this post, I'm showing you how I wear it. Read more pls

August 21, 2013

I'm Now a Part of Avon Philippines Makeup Council


To those who have been following me, you I have joined Avon's You Make It Beautiful Blogger Challenge. And just no, they have officially released the 20 bloggers who are now part of the Makeup Council, and yes! I got in! Thank you so much to those who voted for me. I do appreciate it. Specially to the guys who liked the Avon's page just so they could vote. Ha ha! Thank you so much!

See all the official release here:  

August 18, 2013

Avon Cosmetics Loot for the You Make It Beautiful Blogger's Challenge

Avon, foundation, blush, compact powder, lipstick, pink, mascara, lashes, eyeliner, browliner, blush, peach, makeup haul, makeup stash, makeup collection, makeup loot

In my previous post Avon's You Make It Beautiful Blogger Challenge where it was my entry for the contest, we used Avon cosmetics provided by the company. Read on below to see each of the products given to us.

August 16, 2013

Baguio Central Park Restaurant

Central Park Restaurant, Baguio City, Chinese restaurant, baguio food, chinese food, chinese recipe, food, restaurant, travel, where to eat in Baguio
Baguio Central Park Restaurant

It was a cold and rainy afternoon when my husband accompanied me to a makeup gig. I home serviced a law student for their night event at a residential compound along Kisad Road. After my work, the rain was still pouring hard so we thought of having coffee around. We passed by Central Park Restaurant nearby and decided for an early dinner instead. Read more to see how it went.

August 15, 2013

Makeup for Eye Glasses

Depending on the lens of your eyeglasses, your eyes may recede or protrude. In my case, my eyes recede behind the lenses so this post shows you how to do a simple makeup look that'll make the eyes stand out behind eyeglasses. Read more to see how I do it.

I'm Thirsty, I Need a SIP

milk tea, iced tea, baguio, sm baguio, SM, bubble tea, healthy drink, recipes, black tea, green tea, milk tea, waffle, bread, snack, refreshment, soda, fruits, strawberry, pearls, green apple, mango, chapp, froth, ice cream, calories, cholesterol, sugar, glucose, pearls, sago, fruit cocktail
Tea drinks have become common and famous with varying recipes, flavors and mixes. That may be hot or cold but the iced one is the craze nowadays. SIP, awesomest drinks on earth, invited the Cordillera Bloggers for a taste testing event right in their store. Read more to know about their thirst-SIPtifying tea drinks and mixes.

August 10, 2013

Avon YMIB Blogger Challenge- Sultry Smokey Eye Makeup Tutorial Entry


I really wasn't expecting to get into the semifinals for Avon's You Make It Beautiful Blogger Challenge. Along with the other 26 semifinalists, our challenge is to create a makeup tutorial following themes set by Avon. We were provided with products to use with rules and exemptions. I have chosen sultry smokey eyes as my theme. Read more to see how I did it.

August 8, 2013

Women 3.0 Women Entrepreneurs Online


GBG, Google Business group, businnes, entrepreneur, marketing, women, investment, google apps, attendants, event, lecture, success, azalea residences, baguio, baguio city, philippines,
With Google Business Group Baguio's advocacy to help business using online technology, Women 3.0 was held on August 6, 2013 at Azalea Residences, Baguio City with another purpose to empower women entrepreneurs online. Read more for the news.

July 26, 2013

Makeup Academy Bronzed Perfection Bronzer Swatches and Review

I can never get enough MUA products. Here's one of my most reached daily product and it's the LARGEST bronzer plate I've seen and tried so far- Makeup Academy Bronzed Perfection Bronzer. Wanna know the size? Read more.

July 25, 2013

Hotel Centro- Top Choice Lodging Center in Palawan

hotel centro, puerto princesa, palawan, underground river, honda bay resort, summer, vacation, lodging, accomodation, Philippines, travel, resort
photo: hotelcentropalawan.com
Philippines is surely a hit for summer get-aways and Palawan is one of the many choices for beach bummers. With it's paradise-like scenery and rich ecological resources, it should be your top choice for a vacation and of course, you need to be in the top choice hotels in the area, Hotel Centro. 

July 23, 2013

Homemade DIY Oatmeal Facial Mask

facial mask, oatmeal facial mask, how to gorgeous skin, moisturizer, facial scrub, exfoliant, honet, brown sugar, acne remedy, oily skin remedy, blemish remedy,

Skincare need not expensive. Derma is. But save those pennies and get into your kitchen to find natural, economical yet effective remedies for gorgeous looking skin. Here I share to you how to make your own oatmeal mask for clear, supple and soft skin. Read more pls.

July 22, 2013

Reblogged: Summer Giveaway! [Open Internationally]


"Hope you are all having a good weekend!
Three months after my first one, I thought that it is about time that I did another giveaway! This one will have two winners, and is open worldwide!
I wanted to thank all of my lovely readers for taking the time to read and comment on my blog. Hopefully somebody who really likes this blog will win, because I really hate it when people unsubscribe from a blog as soon as a competition is over - so rude! So please if you are one of those persons, or you are not interested in my blog, kindly do not take part in the competition - so it would be fair on the persons who truly follow my blog, thanks! ^.^" - Lola Loves Sparkles

Visit the original blogpost to see the prizes and join through the rafflecopter app here ----> Summer Giveaway! [Open Internationally]

Reblogged: Misaraisu 2nd Be Pretty Kit Giveaway!

A lolita princess blogger I just recently and currently follow is having a giveaway on her blog. Read more to see.

Reblogged: Rainy Madness Giveaway!!!


Sam of Dishy SammyEyah of Eyahnism and Gen-zel of Genzel Kisses collaborated to throw a huge huge giveaway! Read more to see.

Makeup Academy 3 in 1 Contour Pen Liner Swatches and Review

winged eye liner, colored eye liner, makeup, makeup academy, eyeliner, contour pen, swatches, review, drugstore, affordable, fashionista
I just can't stop trying Makeup Academy products. They're affordable and most got really nice quality. In this post I'm showing you the Makeup Academy Contour Pen Liners in 5 shades: Black, Dark Brown, Auburn, Sea Blue and Smoked Plum. Read more to see the photos and what I think about it.

July 19, 2013

How to Tame Dry Frizzy Hair Instantly

 dry frizzy hair, hairstyle, smooth and manageable hair, straight hair, how to fix dry hair, Vitress, hair serum, hair oil, flat iron, straightening iron, how to healthy hair. how to shiny hair, hair serum, Vitress,
My hair has become dull, dry and frizzy every after shower because of regular chemical hair treatments and use of hot tools. So, after shower when my hair dries, the tips curl and are very dry and coarse. This post shows you how I quickly fix the dry ends and transform them to shiny straight mane so read more.

July 18, 2013

100K Total Views Thank You Giveaway (CLOSED)

giveaway, free makeup, free accessories, free jewelry, blog contest, cosmetics, hayan korea, elf cosmetics, organizer, contact lenses, circle lens, nail polish, nail art, nail varnish, false lashes, jewelry, arm candy,


This month of July is a special one because I finally reached over 100,000 of total page views. Yahoo! It may be not much as compared to really popular beauty blogs out there but it means much to me. So to give my readers in return, I'm putting up a giveaway. Read more to enter...

Soap and Glory The Righteous Butter Body Moisturizer

soap and glory, moisturizer, hand cream, dry skin, soft skin, United Kingdom, hype, lotion,
One of the most must-haves during this rainy season in the Philippines is a good hand cream or moisturizer. During the rainy days, it may get cold and windy, thus very drying to the skin. In this post, I am going to talk about Soap and Glory The Righteous Butter Body Moisturizer. Read more below...

July 17, 2013

Smart Communications PayITfwd Baguio Launching

Just recently, Cordillera Bloggers was invited by Smart Communications to attend and witness the launching of "payItfwd", a new social development  initiative that aims to enable the spread of social good acts or 'smart acts' with the use of technology. The event was held at City Travel Hotel, Baguio City on July 16, of this year.

What is payITfwd? What is it all about? Read more to know.

July 15, 2013

Classic Smokey Eye Makeup Look

 classic smokey eye makeup,smokey,makeup,tutorial,video,easy,quick,DIY,beauty,Filipino,Pinay,party makeup,daily makeup
Classic smokey eyes are a favorite by many. It's a quick and easy look to attain with fewer tools and products. It can be worn daily or on a  night out. Read more below t see how I do it with minimal and easy-to-access products.

July 11, 2013

Stella Jezebelle X Firmoo Giveaway (CLOSED)

Firmoo? Firmoo? Firmoo? What is Firmoo? Firmoo is the World's Most Popular Online Eyeglasses Store. And just the other day, I received an email from their staff Antonio about a giveaway collaboration with their company. How sweet. So, who wants to win $20 E-vouchers or a pair of free glasses including shipping? If you do, then Read more to know how.

Bifesta Age Care Cleansing Lotion First Impression

bifesta, ksincare, Japanese makeup, makeup remover, nourishing, moisturizing, antiaging, coenzyme q10, sunblock, cleansing lotion, facial cleanser, facial, whitening, brightening
I was one of the lucky winners for The Beauty Junkee and Bifesta's giveaway recently. They have sent me a 30ml Bifesta Age Care Cleansing Lotion with a makeup pouch and a mini canvas bag as a prize. So, what is Bifesta? Read more to know.

July 9, 2013

Trio Beauty Giveaway!

gen-zel, genzel habab, giveaway, contest, coffee, makeup, iwhite, wallet, kabuki brush, gel liner, soap, lipstick, hair grip, phytomax, gift certificate, beauty blender

Here's a giveaway for this month y'all! Three beauty bloggers Riza, Genzel and I, Stella are doing a giveaway for you guys. Read more to enter.

July 7, 2013

Homemade DIY Eye Makeup Remover

homemade, do it yourself, diy, homemade makeup remover, diy makeup remover, beauty tip, beauty trick, dupe, affordable, healthy, organic, olive oil, baby shampoo, moisturizer, lash conditioner,mild, gentle makeup remover, money saving
Don't you hate it when the most consumed products are the expensive ones? One is makeup removers where the cheapest brand I saw was more than a hundred pesos for 120 ml. Don't you find it a waste of money to spend on something you just throw away when water is almost free? Save those pennies and head on to your kitchen and bathroom and mix your own makeup remover formula. 

July 6, 2013

Old woman transform to a 26 year old lady with magic water



I was making some trial makeup and I thought i would try to turn myself to an old woman. Then I filmed me removing the makeup which turns out just like an old woman miraculously turns young after using a magic water.




July 5, 2013

My Current Daily Foundation Routine

foundation routine, full coverage foundation, acne concealing, pimple covering, flawless foundation routine, pond's, skincare, look beauty, airbrush, ben nye, banana powder, maybelline, concealer, cc cream, the face shop,
Makeup has almost become a necessity to me whenever I go out. For a day to day basis, it has to be done quickly yet very well. Of course, makeup starts with a foundation base and in this post, I show  you how I do my current daily foundation routine.

July 4, 2013

How to Lighten Eyebrows Instantly with Dolly Wink Brow Mascara

anime, dolly wink, tsubasa masukawa, eyeliner, asian makeup, eyeliner, cosplay makeup, asian brand, blonde, light color
Do you have a light or blonde hair? Or are you a cosplayer who wears wig  yet your eyebrows do not match them? Read on below to know how to instantly lighten your eyebrows.

June 25, 2013

Dolly Wink Eyeliner Pen Swatches and Review

anime, dolly wink, tsubasa masukawa, eyeliner, asian makeup, eyeliner, cosplay makeup, asian brand, blonde, light color
Dolly Wink is a Japanese Cosmetic brand by Japan's famous gyaru icon, Tsubasa Masukawa. Dolly Wink mainly ranges from circles lenses to false lashes that caters to the gyaru trend. From their collection, I was able to get a hand on their brow mascara and eyeliner pen. Read more to see what its like.

June 24, 2013

Sam's Glam Makeover

blog, makeover, makeup artist, glamour, fashion, beauty, power of makeup, model, photoshoot, pictorial,

A few weeks ago, us girls of cordillerabloggers.org had a fun funshoot. As the makeup artist in the group, I dolled up the three ladies and took their awesome photos. 

Don't lose the blogs you follow!


A lot lately, I have been seeing many posts online saying that blogger is shutting down on July 1st and that bloggers using Blogger should import to other sites or something. I was alarmed because I myself is using Blogger. However, I have searched online and guess what I found? Read on below.

June 21, 2013

Ciate Caviar Manicure Nail Art Dupe

caviar nail, caviar manicure, ciate manicure, ciate caviar, nail art, nail varnish, microbeads nail art, nail fashion, nail polish, bridal nails, wedding nails, dupe
The word 'caviar' pertains to the roe of large fish (such as sturgeon), which is common in culinary. However, in the beauty industry, caviar is known as the tiny beads applied on nails. As the definition shows, caviar is used to call the 'micro bead nail art' because it resembles the mass of eggs fish organisms. Caviar nails was first introduced by Ciate, if I'm not wrong. It was a blast and became famous among beauty and fashion enthusiasts despite its expensive price. Then later on, other brands and companies released their on caviar nails at affordable and reasonable prices. One of the many dupes is Charm Limit, which I am going to show on this blogpost. Read on to know about this.

June 20, 2013

Beauty Crafts by Kiran x Genzel Kisses Giveaway

beauty-and-crafts-by-kiran-prizes

Read more...

Makeup Academy £1 Lipsticks Swatches and Reviews

makeup academy, drugstore, superdrug, lipsticks, pigments, red lipstick, how to wear lipstick, cheap lipstick, affordable lipstick, united kingdom, makeup academy, pink, nude, red, makeup, swatches and review

Makeup Academy for sure is a best selling makeup brand. With their quality makeups' price range of GBP1 and up, more so they keep adding new items every now then, no doubt people craze with each of their must have makeup product. One of their  super affordable cosmetic item is their 1 pound lipsticks. I have purchased about 8 of them and read on below to see what I have and what I think about them.

June 16, 2013

Four Looks with One Palette: Collaboration with HeyItsPiaNicole


With one eyeshadow palette, countless makeup looks can be created. In this post, I have collaborated with a budding youtube makeup guru heyitspianicole. Read on below on how we used one makeup palette in 4 different ways.

June 13, 2013

How to Reveal Youthful and Glowing Skin: Basic Facial Scrub Recipe


beautiful skin, glowing skin, facial scrub, diy, do it your self, facial spa, exfoliation, facial scrub, honey, sugar, dead skin cells, youthful glow, moisturizer, acne,

Facial exfoliation or facial scrubbing removes dead skin cells and reveals young and new cells underneath. This is one cheap or even free way to expose youthful and glowing skin. Read on below to know more about this step that can be incorporated in your basic skin care routine.

Reblog: My Lucid Intervals' Huge Anniversary Giveaway (A Thankful Treat to My Readers)

My Lucid Intervals is having a giveaway! This is to give thanks to all her readers and supports and also to celebrate her blog's 5th anniversary. Check out the so many many many prizes below:

June 12, 2013

Fierce Vampy Night Out Makeup Look

night out, makeup, clubbing makeup, party makeup, smokey eyes, fierce look, wet n wild, sleek makeup, revlon, beauty cosmetics, youtube guru, makeuo video, vampy makeup look, sexy makeup look

Here's a new video from me. A demonstration of a fierce, vampy makeup look for the night perfect for clubbing or party. The eyes are bold and strong and the lips are intense and dark. Read on below to see the products used and where I used them. Also, get to know a new makeup trick I learned from Pearypie.

June 10, 2013

tokki-autumn Giveaway: First Monthiversary/TY 50+ Followers ♥


Tokki-autumn is having a giveaway! Check out the prizes below:

Sleek Makeup Creme to Powder Swatches and Review

sleek makeup, cream foundation, full coverage foundation, duo kit, best foundation, pressed powder, foundation routine, dual mirror, travel, pocket, tester kits, highlight, concealer, contour,
I am a lover of Sleek Makeup products and you know that if you have been following my blog. Here's another good product from them. Their Sleek Makeup Creme to Powder makeup base is another must have in my kit. Find out why below.

June 9, 2013

The Face Shop Face It Smart Capsule Color Control Cream Overview and First Impression

the face shop, CC Cream, Smart Capsule Color Control Cream, Korean, skincare, makeup base, natural, nature, organic
As previously posted, I've been to The Face Shop recently and bought the latest in the cream craze, CC Cream. The Face Shop offers two kinds of CC Creams, the Aura CC Cream and the Smart Capsule CC Cream. I was so torn between the two as which of them should I pick. I tested both of them on my face each product on each side. I walked around the shop for a few minutes and then waited for them to set. And I eventually decided to take the Smart Capsule Color Control one. Read on below to see an overview of this product.

June 7, 2013

The Face Shop

the face shop, skin care, korean makeup, Kim Hyun Joong, beauty, natural, nature, natural makeup, natural skincare, natural cosmetics, CC cream, BB cream, Korea, SM Baguio, Baguio

The Face Shop is another beauty and skincare store which originated from Korea alike Etude House and The Body Shop. It recently opened its Baguio branch located at the Upper Ground Level of SM Baguio on March 2013. Read more to know what's in this store.

June 6, 2013

Makeup Academy Goes Fashionista

makeup academy, cosmetics, makeup for sale, UK makeup, fashionista, affordable makeup
Makeup Academy is growing really big! This time the company have bought Fashionista, a superdrug cosmetics company in the UK. Read on below about the news.

Back To School June 2013 Giveaway! (CLOSED)

back to school, giveaway, nichido, watsons, office, class, college, highschool, oil blot,
Thank you to everyone who joined! The winner is now picked and I have emailed you. Please respond until Sunday night (June 23) so I can send your prizes. To those who didn't win, don't worry, I will be throwing some more in the future. I am currently waiting for the prizes to be delivered. Again thank you so much for supporting this giveaway!

And school days has just started. To make this season exciting, I am throwing a back to school giveaway! Read on below to see the prizes and mechanics.

June 4, 2013

Beauty Cosmetics Chelsy Makeup Brush Set Review

leather case, aztec design, flat top brush, free item, beauty cosmetics, sigma brush dupe, makeup brush set, synthetic brush set, review, pink brush, black cylinder case, makeup brush case, most affordable, cheapest,

Finally, I am posting my own review for the Beauty Cosmetics Chelsy Makeup Brush Set. If you have been following me, you'll notice I already have a collection of this brand's brush products. It's because they are good quality ones, you can never let go plus the reasonable price and good service from the seller. Although, many bloggers and makeup artists have already reviewed this product, read on below to get another recommendation/confirmation to purchase this baby.

How to Achieve Flawless Skin: Basic Skincare Routine

skin care, glowing skin, beautiful skin,flawless skin, skincare tips, cleanser, wash, facial skincare, toner, moisturizer, night creams, day cream, spf, sunscreen
For sure everybody wants flawless beautiful skin. But what is the secret to that? Expensive beauty products? Dermatological treatments? Genes? These are only a few of the many means and factors but don't you know there's an easy, inexpensive and almost free way to achieve beautiful skin that you and anybody else can do? Read on below about this.

Bronze Makeup for Everyday


physicians formula, bronze, daily makeup, everyday makeup, revlon, wet n wild, beauty cosmetics, look beauty, Filipina, smokey eyes

Here's a simple and easy look I did using the Physicians Formula Shimmer Strip Palette in Nude eyes. I love accentuating the eyes with shimmer and leaving the rest of the face matte. Read on below for more info about this look.

My Youtube Videos