Here's what I do to tackle acne scars brought by adult acne.
Beauty, Fashion and Beauty

How I Deal With Acne Scars: Treatment & Prevention

Getting acne at 26 was an unwelcome surprise. Imagine, after going through puberty with just a sprinkling of the odd pimple every now and then and suddenly getting huge pimples when you least expect them? It was a horrible time, folks. And then I was able to manage it. But the battle wasn’t over then. …

Beauty, Fashion and Beauty

3 Beauty-Related Things I’m No Longer Doing

Part of it is mindfulness but another part is I-just-can’t-be-bothered-anymore. After paring down my skincare arsenal to just the essentials, I’ve also started doing other beauty-related things less. Sometimes, you don’t really have to be extra to get the results you need. Here’s what I’ve been doing… er not doing. Gargling after brushing I’ve heard …

I may have found my newest natural makeup look peg in the new Darna, Jane de Leon.
Beauty, Fashion and Beauty

Natural Makeup Peg: The New Darna, Jane de Leon

Lately I’ve been really liking natural makeup looks. It could be because we’re starting to get through the thick of the rainy season (everybody’s just lazy to do things!). Or it could also be because my skin is doing quite well these days. I find myself not wearing foundation and just using concealer wherever I …

mom & me & mom by maya angelou book review
Living and Culture, TV, Film, Music and Books

Video: Let’s Talk About A Book & Insecurities

I recently finished reading Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou and I have a few thoughts about it. But I’m not gonna write about it here. I actually vlogged about it. Before I get to the video, I thought I’d share a few things about making it. I launched my YouTube channel four …

I'm trying to pare down my skincare to just basics with the help of Althea Bare Essentials.
Beauty, Fashion and Beauty

Going Back to Basics With Althea Bare Essentials

Don’t get me wrong. I still believe in the ritualistic effect an elaborate skincare routine has. But over time, I’ve come to realize that going back to basics is important. You only really need a solid basic routine with an addition of your needed actives (retinol, vitamin C, etc.), and you’re good to go. So …

Lacking inspiration? Listen to these podcasts.
Mental Health, Wellness

3 Podcasts to Listen to When You’re Feeling Uninspired

The other day, I looked at the time after what seemed like scrolling through my Instagram feed for five minutes. And there it was, like a sudden jolt of electricity: I’ve been on it for more than an hour. So I reinforced my decision to be mindful. I looked at not only what I spent …