• BEAUTY,  makeup

    REVIEW: EB Advance Glow Out Highlighter in Spotlight

    wooooah a makeup review? Yeah, I know it’s been awhile. Brand: EB AdvanceProduct: Glow Out Highlighter in SpotlightPrice: 199phpWhere to Buy? Watsons, Mercury Drug, Beauty Section of Department Stores Nationwide It’s also been a few months since I’m battling depression. It’s not the usual “sadness“. Being diagnosed with type 2 bipolar disorder, I struggle between shifts of mania or depression. It can span from days, to weeks, months, and worse case scenario; years. Enough about that, and more about the make-up. Sorry. See? ūüôĀ Tara let’s talk about beauty na lang in the meantime.¬† ¬† Product Description Price:¬†199php Fine powders add eye-catching shimmer where you want it; can be used…

  • BEAUTY,  makeup

    mac face & body foundation review | most natural looking foundation

    Gahhhhhh.. I can’t gush enough about this foundation! After months and months of contemplating if I was gonna purchase a bottle or not. I finally gave in. After reading Ms. D’s stellar reviews and seeing how good it looks on her IN PERSON.¬† Ready for my review? ¬† Product Description a lightweight foundation that delivers a satin finish and sheer coverage. ¬† Photos Review Thanks to good genes and skincare routine, I’m the type of person who doesn’t need a full-coverage foundation to look prepped and polished. Most days I can go out without any makeup, especially on good skin days. While my skin is usually smooth, I have minimal…

  • BEAUTY,  makeup,  Personal Musings,  reviews

    VICE Gandoll Brow Kit Review (Soft Brown) + trying to impove my time management skills

    Some life updates before I review Vice Gandoll Brow Kit in Soft Brown? FINALLY. I had the motivation, inspiration, and energy (lol) to write! Honestly speaking fam, I have poor time management skills and ever since I took that job as a marketing exec, my schedule went haywire. From full-time blogger + content creator To full-time employee + full-time mommy + full-time content creator WHELP! I downloaded a Pomodoro app on Google Play and it seems to be working.¬† 30 minutes focus work 5 minutes break 15 minutes break after 30 minutes x 3 Until I get the job done or my shift ends Now it’s night time, Geof is…

  • BEAUTY,  LIFESTYLE,  makeup,  skincare,  tech and finance

    On Beauty Products: Where I Spend, Save, and Splurge

    We all prioritize things differently. For example, buying a pair of 200 peso underwear makes me feel more guilty than buying a cup of 160php milk tea . Priorities. Just like how I’ll be sharing with you which beauty products I spend, save, and splurge on. Even my “splurges” are on a budget LOL ¬† I also have my reasons. How about you? I’m curious how you budget your spending on beauty products! ¬† Eyeshadow (singles) ¬† The truth? I don’t own¬†any singles. I purchase in palettes and they last a looooooooong time. Too long it even reaches it’s expiry date LOL ¬† Suncreen I don’t scrimp on sunscreen. It’s…

  • BEAUTY,  makeup,  reviews,  TRENDING

    5 Reasons Why EB Advance Lip and Cheek Stain is one of the best ever (Fresh Fig)

    Mabuhay! It’s another day for a makeup review! This time we’re featuring EB Advance Lip and Cheek Stain in Fresh Fig. Yes you heard that right, we’re reviewing the classier sister of¬†Very Red.¬† This product deserves to get the popularity because despite the affordable price, it’s actually one of the best cheek tints I’ve tried. EVER. This includes products from low-end, mid-end, high-end, and even lux levels! Luma-lux level charot! Why is this my all time fave cheek tint? ¬† Product Description EB Advance Lip and Cheek Stain is a makeup tint used to add color to your lips and cheeks. This is a two-in-one product that gives that ‚Äėjust…

  • BEAUTY,  skincare

    REVIEW: Biore UV Bright Up Base UV SPF 50+ PA++++

    It’s time for another sunscreen review! Woot woot! You all know how I’m obsessed with sunscreen because it’s¬†the best protection against: early signs of skin aging wrinkles skin discoloration harmful UV rays Today we get to try Biore UV Bright Up Base UV SPF 50+ PA++++ (SRP: 450php). I’ve been using mine for a month now and it’s almost empty! What do I think? Is it any good? Do I recommend it? Continue reading to find out! ¬† Product Description Biore UV Bright Up Base UV SPF 50+ PA++++ offers you UV protection while also prevents your makeup from wearing off! – SPF 50+ effectively protects skin from UVB rays…

  • BEAUTY,  makeup

    L’oreal Infallible Freshwear 120 True Beige – FLASH REVIEW

    Too tired and lazy to write an intro. Let’s go straight to the point on my review on this product. I wish I’d gotten a shade darker. I’m acidic but L’Oreal Infallible Freshwear stays true to its color! ¬† Photos & Swatches ¬† ¬† Review Packaging:It comes in a glass pump bottle with a red cap. Can be heavy to lug around in your kikay kit. But who brings their entire makeup arsenal anyway? (Okay.. me lol) Texture:I usually pump my foundation on the back of my hand. I tried it with this one and the consistency was so thin and light it sorta dripped away. It’s better to apply…

  • BEAUTY,  makeup,  skincare

    Makeup Setting Sprays – Are They Really More than Just Water

    Sometimes you feel a lil’ extra. Where after you finish your typical 20 minute makeup routine you’d use a makeup setting spray as a finishing touch. To set makeup, to make your foundation look “natural”, mimic an hour of sweat. Do make-up settings really work? Are they really more than just water? Today on the blog I’ll share with you my favorite makeup setting sprays that actually do the job and more. But first! ¬† What is a Makeup Setting Spray? Makeup¬†‘setting‘¬†spray¬†is formulated to be budge-proof and keep your¬†makeup¬†right where you left it, while ‘finishing’¬†sprays¬†are typically used to moisten the skin. Therefore finishing¬†sprays¬†are more commonly used to ‘reset’¬†makeup¬†during the day…

  • BEAUTY,  skincare

    Pixi Skin Treats Glow Tonic Serum Review

    Oh boy did I miss to write, and I missed you guys too! Was it writer’s block? Nah.. Was it procrastination?¬†Sort of.¬†Was it because I was too busy with life, teaching in blog/marketing talks, and my new day-job. Definitely. Well to kick-off my back to blogging adventures we’ll start by reviewing a skin serum that I recently emptied. EMPTIED! Can you believe I finished off something?! It’s been a while since I loved a product enough to empty it.¬†Pixi Skin Treats Glow Tonic Serum.¬†It’s literally a gentle facial peel in a bottle. Perfect when you want instantly fresh and radiant skin the following day. Continue reading entire deets and my…

  • BEAUTY,  reviews,  skincare

    REVIEW: Klairs Soft Airy UV Essence SPF50+ PA++++

    Before I write my review, I made sure I put in, and applied Klairs Soft Airy UV Essence generously on my face, neck, arms, and the rest of the visible parts of my body. I am obsessed with sunscreen. My friends know this. You all should know this by now. I’m obsessed because I know for a fact that the sun’s UV rays is the primary cause of wrinkles and aging. I know for a fact that the sun’s UV rays is the primary cause of wrinkles and aging. My quest for the perfect sunblock would never stop. Won’t stop. Can’t stop. So far, the¬†best sunscreen in terms of price…

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