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    Prada 3 Piece Set Fragrance Collection Review

    I first got a whiff of Prada Candy thanks to a freebie sample from a makeup seller on-line. It was perfect timing because I was looking for a new signature perfume? Why? Because fragrances connect me to memories, and in moving on I’d like to forget (naks). Fragrances & Memories When we went to Singapore last year, I wanted to purchase a souvenir. Not just any random souvenir, but something to save that memory and beyond. A perfume. Scents are CHEAP in airports with lots of deals and gifts sets. So when I spotted the Prada Candy Gift Set for 95sgd (Set of 3 Scents), I never let go. Prada…

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    How to Keep Hair from Getting Brassy – Davines Alchemic Silver Shampoo Review

    Blonde. Bleached. It’s an essential when we want to sport a bright hair color. But how do we keep our hair from getting brassy? I think I’ve changed my hair with every color from the rainbow. Especially back when I was younger. Now, I usually sport a safer transition of chocolate to blonde ombre bayalage. But I how do I keep it from yellowing? Purple Shampoos of course. I’m into trying out a lot of brands but today we’re going to review Davines Alchemic Shampoo. You can purchase this in HairMNL (if you’re from the Philippines) Why does hair turn brassy in time? Blonde hair turns brassy because it’s incredibly porous.…

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    Silk Scrunchies Review – Why They’re Better than Ordinary Hair Ties

    Hi guys! I recently discovered something new. I’ve had my hair styled, colored, and damaged in a whole lotta different ways. Did you know that you coud keep your hair healthy and protected from damage using silk scrunchies? They’re way different from your regular hair ties, not to mention so precious you should do your best not to lose them! What are Silk Scrunchies? Silk Scrunchies are hair accessories used to tie your hair. They cause less damage because of the material these ties are made of (silk or satin). Why Silk/Satin Scrunchies Good for My Hair? Comfort  – They are more comfortable to wear than regular elastic hair ties.…

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    EB Advance Vinyl Lip Gloss Review – Beauty Bits

    While everyone is going ga-ga over matte lipsticks, I’m obsessed with gloss. No, not the “para kong kumain ng crispy pata grease” kind. The natural, plump, healthy sheen that makes our lips look youthful and healthy. But despite my love for gloss, it’s been difficult to find one that fits my criteria. Until… EB Advance Vinyl Lip Gloss came along. Continue reading for my review & swatches! ^_^ Product Description – EB Advance Vinyl Lip Gloss This EB Advance Vinyl Lip Gloss provides long lasting shine and plump looking lips. Works on bare lips or on top of lipstick. Build on for higher shine. Photos & Swatch A soft doe-tip applicator…

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    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.…

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    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…

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    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…

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    MABE Personal Refrigerator and Tips to keep it Running Efficiently

    Okay guys. It’s been officially over a month since macho kid and I moved into a new apartment. We’re finally out from living with my mom and life as an independent family (mother and son tandem hehe)     Along with moving out, is arriving to a bare space. Our new home wasn’t furnished at all and we need to fill in the essential furniture and appliances so it’s live-able. My top priorities? Bed, stove, cabinets, microwave oven, and a refrigerator.   The last one is a MUST because everyone needs a ref to keep their leftovers, packed meals, jop’s fresh milk and such.    What do I look for…

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    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…

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    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 ‘just…

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