Beauty, Fashion and Beauty

Coconut Oil As Deodorant, Kat Von D x Kandee Johnson + More / Beauty Buzz

It’s the start of the weekend! If you haven’t been keeping up with the latest in the beauty industry, I’ll fill you in. Here’s this week’s Beauty Buzz. Coconut oil has become so popular in the beauty industry in the past year. It’s been dubbed the oil for anything and everything beauty-related you can think of. …

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Pink Manila / Top Picks Tuesday

As you may have guessed from the brand’s name, Pink Manila is an clothing store based in the Philippines. Their products are available online, with worldwide shipping, as well as in their brick and mortar stores in Makati and Quezon City. The pieces from Pink Manila range from casual to corporate to semi-formal — pieces you …

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ColourPop Ultra Matte Lipsticks, MAC x Giambattista Vali + More / Beauty Buzz

Let’s talk about beauty, shall we? ColourPop Ultra Matte lipsticks, the company’s version of the liquid-to-matte lipsticks has been released. Many have been loving the other products from the brand and so it is not surprising that the new range has already been sold out. [ColourPop] The Mac x Giambattista Valli collaboration will be out …

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Strobing Makeup Technique

A new makeup trend is taking over for contouring. Strobing is the new “it” technique, I hear. Unlike contouring, which aims to emphasize shadows while illuminating high points, strobing is all about making your face glow. Alex Box, creative director of Illamasqua explained the technique during an interview with the London Standard, saying, “It’s about …

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Katy Perry Goes Semi-Naked For Moschino + More / Style Stories

  Welcome to this week’s dose of Skin Style Stories! Katy Perry is Moschino’s new muse. The singer shared the photos of her campaign on Instagram and one of them was eye-catching, to say the least. Too bad it’s not because of the clothes she was wearing; it’s the other way around. Perry showed a quarter …

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Spotlight On Filipino Designers / Wedding Wednesday

Welcome back to Wedding Wednesday if you’ve already been here before! If not, hello! For the month of June, I’ve decided to share a few posts related to weddings. This week I’ve highlighted three of the many talented designers we have in the country. Veluz Reyes Veluz Reyes is, dare I say it, the Vera Wang …

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100 Years of Beauty in the Philippines

Today is our nation’s 117th Independence Day! I find today the best occasion to share with you a video I came across a couple of weeks ago. Below you’ll see how the standards of beauty in the Philippines have evolved through time. The video also has an accompanying clip where the researcher discusses the looks …

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Urban Decay Naked Smoky, TED x Clinique and More / Beauty Buzz

  Hello! Here are some of the things that happened in the beauty world this week. Urban Decay Cosmetics has released a smoky variety of its popular Naked palettes. It’s $54 (Php 2,421), which, to me, is ridiculous. But don’t mind me; I’m a cheapskate. If you’re willing to shell out that much, you can …

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Would You Wear Your Mother’s Dress? / Wedding Wednesday

It’s not like I needed to post something about weddings again (because I already have, what, five (?) of them somewhere here) but I can’t help it. It’s June and it’s wedding season and I’m a sucker for mush. Just to get it out of the way, I am married. I have been for a …