• BEAUTY,  skincare

    Puritans Pride Zinc for Acne – REVIEW

    Hi everyone! Today I’m sharing you my 3-week journey with Puritans Pride Zinc for Acne. I mentioned in my previous vlog on “How to Have Clear Skin” that it’s mostly genetics. Throughout my youth, from elementary to puberty, I never experienced wild acne. Until today. I’m 32 by the way. I’ve tried the usual topical solutions for acne that I trust. AHA, BHA, Retinoids, even good ol’ Kati-Alis but nope. They still continue to grow into painful, pus-filled cystic acne. I also tried to stop using anything and just washed my face with water but nope. Acne is still present. Yes, I also consulted with a dermatoligist where I purchased her Acne-clearing set…

  • BEAUTY,  skincare

    Wish I’ve Tried Solstice Age Defense Sunscreen Earlier!

    #realtalk Whenever I pass by Watsons and browse around their aisles, I always spot Solstice Age Defense Sunscreen but choose to ignore it. For starters the pastel yellow tube didn’t speak out to me. Enough to purchase it. My bad. It’s good. Pretty good actually. It was one fine forgetful moment when I visited my grandparents, and I LEFT MY SUNSCREENS. Admittedly I was feeling “why would I buy when I have a whole lotta products in my house” . Couldn’t live without UV protection. I leave and breathe in sunblock. I was considering to get Biore but their sunscreens have been acting up on me giving me weird bumps and…

  • 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,  features,  makeup,  skincare,  TRENDING

    K-Beauty Brands Available in SM Beauty!

    Manila, Philippines, October 26, 2019 – The biggest buzz in pop culture these days starts with a K. From K-Drama to K-Pop to K-Beauty, the world has fallen in love with all things Korean. K-Beauty has taken the whole world by storm with its sheet masks and a skin care tradition characterized by simplicity, efficacy and wellness. Korean beauty companies are well known for their use of innovative ingredients in their products like snail mucus, tomato, kale, coptis root, licorice root and many others.   So here’s the good news for lovers of K-Beauty: SM Beauty at The SM Store has a wide range of the Korean beauty brands carefully…

  • 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,  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,  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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