• BEAUTY,  makeup

    SWATCHED: Ofra Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick in Unzipped

    Part procrastinating, part mom-guilt. Today we’ll do a quick review & swatch of Ofra Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick in Unzipped. So ever since I got back to working a regular day-job, albeit a work-from-hoe one. My time was yet split again and my blogging hours shortened. Add on the mom guilt because there are times I blog when macho kid is at home, and I promised to give him my full attention. Huhu. But I bet most of you don’t care about my life woes so I’ll head on to my review.   Ofra Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick in Unzipped A universally flattering berry mauve Price: 850php (full-size) Where to buy: Glamourbox.ph…

  • features,  HEALTH & FITNESS,  TRENDING

    TIGER BALM BRAND COMING TO THE PHILIPPINES (Officially!)

    Many of us grew up with the scent of Tiger Balm wafting throughout the house. For generations, those jars of Tiger Balm White and Tiger Balm Red were a staple in every home’s medicine cabinet as an all-around solution for itchiness, headaches, and muscle and joint pains. And this Tiger Balm tradition of healing is something that many of us carried as we grew up and moved out of our parents’ or grandparents’ house. It gave the comfort and nostalgia of our mom’s care and love, and gave us assurance that what we’re putting on our body won’t cause us any harm since its core are herbal ingredients.  On Stress…

  • food,  LIFESTYLE

    Aji Savor on Rice – Kanin pa lang ulam na!

    Gusto ko mag hoard tbh. Masarap talaga sya guys. Ito yung legit na kanin pa lang ulam na! Aji Savor on Rice! 5php lang! No-cook. Simply sprinkle on rice (hot or cool) Perfect sa mga tamad magluto kagaya ko or wants to add more excitement to their meals. Comes in tasty beef or yummy chicken, made with umami and nutritious ingredients like malunggay and toasted sesame seeds. Each serving also has 385mg of Calcium! AJI SAVOR™ ON RICE Inspired by Japanese Furikake, this product contains a blend of ready-to-eat dried umami food ingredients, like: malunggay leaves toasted sesame seeds meaty beef or chicken flavored granules Each pack can be conveniently…

  • BEAUTY,  reviews,  skincare

    Nivea White and Firm Serium CoQ10 Review

    Hi guys, today we’ll be reviewing a saviour for dark armpits. Special thank you to one of my followers who recommended Nivea White and Firm Serum CoQ10 for me to try! But first, a quick story: If you’ve been following me on instagram (@themachomom), you would know the story where my usually white and smooth underarms turned dark and rough because of trying out an infamous brand of deodorant. I hated it so much that I threw it in the dumpster:   Nivea White and Firm Serum CoQ10 NIVEA White & Firm Q10 Deo Serum is the 1st DEO Serum in the Philippines that effectively whitens, smoothens and firms skin.…

  • BEAUTY,  features,  skincare,  TRENDING

    What’s New? #SeaYourSkinGlow with Human Nature’s new Marine Caviar HydroMiracle Face Cleanser and Moisturizer.

    There’s more to the sea than meets the eye. In their quest to find genuinely natural and proudly local ingredients, Human Nature went ocean deep in our skincare exploration and discovered that a natural skincare secret can be found under the sea. You know those tiny clusters of green grapes you find in your salad? It’s called latô, an edible seaweed that is also one of the Philippines’ most loved native delicacies. The Macho Mom Says: Got excited and I used both the facial wash and moisturizer as soon as I got home! The lather of the Natural Marine Caviar HydroMiracle Face Cleanser feels so soft on the face and…

  • BEAUTY,  makeup,  reviews,  TRENDING

    Pretty Girl Perfecting Face Powder (Thailand) – An honest review

    Hi everyone! We’re back for another makeup review. This time we’re trying out Pretty Girl Face Perfecting Powder from Thailand. Thai makeup and skincare products are slowly emerging in the beauty industry. I mean, who won’t be attracted to the affordable price and promising quality. I’ve tried a couple of their supplements (Lazel Glutathione, Frozen Collagen) and surprisingly worked wonders despite the low cost! So I thought to myself, why not give their cosmetics a shot too. Continue reading for my honest to goodness review..   Pretty Girl Perfecting Face Powder 🎀Pretty Girl natural color makeup powder🎀 🧖🏻‍♀️Smooth face, Light texture, Excellent cover, Waterproof, Sweat control, Absorb sebum, Sunscreen, Not…

  • HEALTH & FITNESS,  supplements

    REVIEW: Frozen Collagen (with Glutathione)

    Can’t stop won’t stop. I’ve been taking beauty supplements since highschool, trying and reviewing brands along the way. DON’T JUDGE. Kikaysikat has always been a safe haven for open-minded individuals who wants to try read honest reviews on beauty products that are sometimes tagged as “taboo”. If you’re morena and proud, I’m happy for you! If you want to be fair and mestiza, I respect that. Today we’ll be featuring Frozen Collagen by Gluta Frozen (Price: 540php for 60 capsules at  https://instagram.com/makeyoublushph) . A thailand beauty product. Continue for my full review with before & after photos. ANG BILIS NYA UMEFFECT GUYS!   Also read:  Do collagen supplements work? Collagen…

  • food,  LIFESTYLE,  reviews,  TRENDING

    MABE Microwave Review and Manual (MABE MEI2340DVSL SV)

    So last time I shared you a story on how Geof and I were ecstatic to get our MABE Refrigerator. You probably saw the photo that there was a Microwave oven beside it. Yup! We also got ourselves a MABE Microwave to start our little journey to independence.  It’s been a few months since then and it’s been nothing but a blessing for someone like me who’s got little interest in cooking (#realtalk) and just wants to re-heat her diet deliveries, or macho kid’s leftovers hahaha!   MABE MEI2340DVSL SV Specifications Color: Silver Capacity (L): 23 L Type (Mechanical/Digital): Digital Auto Defrost (Yes/No): Yes Unit Dimension (WxHxD): 485 x 284…