Friday, January 30, 2015

The Miracle Is Here: Pantene Pro-V 3 Minute Miracle Conditioner...

Summer of last year, I went from having a long, curly hair to a semi-pixie cut.  Why? Simple.  My hair wasn't able to keep up with the sandpit's desalinated water. It got so dry, brittle and the hair fall became so crazy.  In as much as I wanted to keep my hair long after growing it out for years, I had no choice but to cut it really short. 

Now, after almost a year of sporting a short 'do, I am again contemplating on growing out my hair.  But I'm scared that the same thing will happen all over again.  Sayang ang effort sa pagpapahaba.  Kaya huwag na lang.

Then I got first dibs on a miracle hair product that is soon to hit the stores in PH (and hopefully here in the UAE).  If you are following me on Instagram, you'd know that I've been posting teasers of this product that is said to have gained the title of being the first #Cosmo BeautyCrush in PH. Wow!  It must be really that good.  

So my loves, I give you this one hair product that would make you believe in miracles…the Pantene Pro-V 3 Minute Miracle Conditioner:

My Sample Room family sent me samples (which aren't really samples by the way!) to try. Unfortunately, I'm already here in the UAE so I asked my Aunt to review it for me.  She loves colouring her hair almost every month and you know what happens when you expose your hair to chemicals that often.  She happily agreed to use it and report the outcome after several days.
Thursday, January 29, 2015

Viseart Lip Palette in Muse Nude 01: Swatches + Review...

I surely hope that by now you already know that when it comes to lip color, I love nudes. To date, my favourites would include MAC Peachstock, Rimmel Undressed and The Morning After from Happy Skin.  Take me to the lipsticks section in a makeup counter and you'd see me trying on different shades of nudes. I still think they look better on me than bright pinks or reds. Maybe you'd say I'm boring, but well, that's just how I am when it comes to lip color.

I remember one time when I actually wished for a lipstick palette with all nude shades in it.  I did come up with a DIY lipstick palette in the past but because I ought to use it for my makeup gigs, it has a variety of shades in it.  I did think of creating a palette of nudes too, but my katamaran got in the way and so I never got the chance to do it.

So, I'm pretty sure you know how ecstatic I was when I finally got hold of my wish…a lipstick palette of Nude shades!

Viseart Lip Palette in Muse Nude 01

When I first saw this online via DTCMakeup, it got me so excited.  "I have to have that," I told myself. But even after a number of orders made, I still didn't buy it. Why?  Nagkukuripot! (laughs)  This baby costs Php3800 and I told myself, with that amount, I'd rather buy something else.  I tried to convince myself that I don't need a lipstick palette since I won't be doing makeup on other people anyway.  All I need are backups of my favourite nude lipsticks and I'm good.  

But when I got my hands on this baby, I was like, "GAAAAHHH…Why did I have to wait all this time!?"

This palette for me, is my lips' heaven on earth!  Fine, OA na. But seriously, I don't think I'd ever need to reach out for my other lippies now that I have this.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

I am still here….

Oh yes, I am still here…that is in case you're wondering where the hell am I and well, you're missing me. Wait, have you missed me?

Kiddin' aside, I've just been very busy since last month because I've started in a new job which is entirely new to what I've been doing in the past. I'm still adjusting until now and to be honest, I still can't say that it's for me. Let's see. 

And another reason was, I went home for a short vacation in PH!  I got to spend New Year with my family and spend time with friends.  Indeed, iba talaga ang feeling pag nasa Pinas. I still look forward to the day that we won't have to leave anymore. 

Here's a few snaps of our time in Pinas:

 goofing with my Mom and Aunt as soon as we arrived at the airport

Mr. X and I with Jollibee!  I made sure that our first meal is going to be chicken joy.

With Mom and Sam

Oh yes, I got another haircut!

 with my sisters from different Moms, plus my Mom

get-together with HS friends

New Year's eve with family

with my baby, Mac

In Baguio once again! 

 with a dear friend from college, Laine

Last day in PH

I'd be posting more photos in the coming days plus some reviews of the places we went to.  I know I've been saying this for the longest time but I will try harder to blog more this year.  Honestly, I thought of shutting down this blog because I don't feel that motivated anymore. I felt like nobody's reading my blog anymore, I don't get to attend events that much and that I am so left behind already. I felt like I've reached the end of my blogging career, choz!  Then I remembered why I started this blog in the first place…I want to share my thoughts and experiences on products I'm using, I want to make kwento of anything that comes into my mind..and I want to connect with people who I share the same interests with.  So push lang! Maybe I'd stop blogging eventually, but not now.  Not yet. This blog serves as my online diary and the fact that I have met and still continue to meet friends and experience a lot of great things thru this blog, I think this is still worth spending time on. 

So yes, hopefully I get to have my blogging mojo back!

But really, I wish that you've missed me.

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