5 Beauty Essentials for Makeup Artists

Monday, December 19



Yay it is already December! I cannot believe it's been a year since the day I went on full-time mommy mode. It has been a long time too since I posted my hauls on this blog, but today I will be sharing with you my Beauty/Skincare/Makeup Haul from BeautyMNL

My beauty haul! 😆😍😘







Used my phone to access the site, and shopped!




I have read so many blogs and posts already from my fellow beauty bloggers about BeautyMNL, but today I got to experience online shopping for beauty products from their site for the first time. 




BeautyMNL is the No.1 and Biggest Beauty Site here in the Philippines. What I love about this is that you can easily shop at the comfort of your home and discover new products, too. Perfect for busy/kikay moms like me. 😉


The Products that I got:



My longing for a blush and contour kit that is affordable and pigmented have been fulfilled with this one from Detail Makeover. I love the shades perfect for my morena skin. I'm just not that impressed with the highlight color though. But overall for 399 (it was on sale from 499 when I got it) this is worth a try.





I was looking for a makeup remover and since the Maybelline Micellar Water got sold out before I checked out I got this instead. It is actually my first time to use it and I am quite impressed how gentle it is on my face and it removes my makeup well decently plus it is affordable.






I bought this bottle because I was looking for an alternative makeup setting spray and also for skin care. I love that this is so affordable and I like that it has natural ingredients too. Based on the reviews from the site other shoppers are raving about this product. It's currently sold out.






I gave this product a try since I really wanted to eliminate the acne scars and dark spots on my face. I will be posting my detailed review on this product soon. So hope you can checkI love that I can use this in my underarms and bikini areas too. 😊



5. Dearberry Facial Cream (Freebie) 😍😘


What I love about the site is the easy access it has and a great range of beauty items. I also like that they provide beauty articles, too! It's like reading a beauty mag and shopping all at the same place. 😍

If you like taking selfies, join the #selfieMNL contest! Get a chance to win a Printster polaroid of your pretty face and a PHP200 BeautyMNL GC.  Click here for the complete details



Thanks for reading my post loves! SEE you on my next post!



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How it feels like to have a daughter

Tuesday, November 29





Yes! That is having a daughter. I have always wanted to have a baby girl whom I could deeply connect with. Someone that I could finally call my own. A girl that is a small version of me. My last chance at redeeming myself from my bad experiences before. A second chance at being pretty in all sorts of things. 😄 I never had a very much nice or what you call it worthy childhood as a girl. I never really enjoyed having all the nice dresses and barbie toys. I knew that being a little girl again is impossible and healing my dark past is all I wished for. But now having her is like having this chance of seeing and maybe building another tomorrow that is promising and secure. 


Having a daughter was all I ever wanted. As much as I wanted to dress her up and buy cute little tiny things for her. Seeing her happy and fulfilled one day is all I ever long for.  I love my daughter because she reflects me somehow. I want her to achieve her dreams someday and that she would know that I was always there behind her, that she would know that I always got her back. She is a reflection of my infinite hopes and dreams. And I wanted her to make them all happen. 


Having a daughter to me is like holding a treasure. A treasure that is so fragile that you would not want anyone or anything to get it broken. Having a daughter is like chasing sunsets, you'll never get enough of how amazing her smile is or is her laugh.

Having a daughter is having the best friend you always wanted to have. But for a lifetime. She is truly and indeed my one true friend. My best friend forever. BFF for life. I can't wait to see her grow up and just be there to guide her. See her achieve her dreams and enjoy what life has to offer that I wasn't able to see and I had no chance of experiencing.


To my dearest daughter, 
As you grow older I want you to fly as free as a bird.
Go forth and pursue all your dreams. 
Conquer the universe.
Live your life to the fullest and take chances.
Be confident in making them all come true. But in all these, never forget your worth.
and finally know how much we truly and deeply love you.
Mommy is just here. I love you baby girl.



5 Resorts for that Quick Family Getaway

Sunday, November 20

Going on a vacation with my family has always been a dream for me. Growing up on an island gave us a lot of access to nearby beaches and mountain resorts. When we were young, I could not count the number of times we would visit the beaches of Liloan, Argao and some shorelines in Lapu-Lapu Mactan. 

Imagine having to bond and also eat out with your loved ones with the sand on your toes and the beach waves and the smell of sea in your hair. I am starting to miss the sound of the beach waves and smell of the seafoods like crabs, pusit and suaki as I write this post. Lol 😂

Now that I already have a family of my own, I would love to go wander around more with Adi and Ami. I want them to experience the same feeling and moments of my childhood with them. I think that it is in those times where we could truly feel more alive and connected with one another.

These are the 5 places I want to explore more myself alongside my small family and I simply could not wait to book hotels online through Travelbook.








An eco-chic boutique resort set at the beachfront of the Momo Beach in Panglao, Momo Beach House is an exciting destination that promises utter relaxation and a lot of time for some peace and quiet.
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