Yakson House Face Resizing Care: Fifth Session Review

For those of you who are following my reviews of Face Resizing Care Program on Yakson House Makati, I am happy to announce that I am down to my fifth session! Yay! So far, it has been the usual routine of a back/belly massage, suction and slimming treatment, golki therapy, then mask application. On this time, however, two new steps had been introduced. Excited to start my fifth session! This time, I opted for the belly massage which not only helps in toning the stomach area, but also aids in proper digestion. Next step never fails to make me feel Read More …

Holistic Skin Care at Luminisce

Skin care is something that I really invest in. For me, taking care of the largest organ of the body is very essential to my well-being. As I grow older, I realize that a healthy skin is way better than a skillful application of makeup. Instead of concealing blemishes and imperfections, is it not better to have a flawless canvass to begin with? Let me get this straight, I have nothing against makeup. In fact, I am starting to learn some tricks recently. I simply believe that makeup only enhances a beautiful skin and thus, taking care of my skin Read More …

Dove’s #WeAreBeautiful Campaign: A Beautiful Legacy

Are you beautiful? If I am going to ask you this question, will you be able to look at me in the eye and confidently answer in an affirmative? Last December 2013, Dove revealed that only 7% of Filipina women identify themselves as beautiful. This statistic was very alarming, so the brand responded to this figure by launching the #IAmBeautiful movement. For my Filipino readers, I am positive that you remember watching and seeing active promotions for this cause. Perhaps you even participated in their selfie campaign? After a few months, there seemed to be a paradigm shift on self-acceptance Read More …

Mani-pedi at Spice Body Spa and Hair Salon

What do you do when you are stressed? Do you lock yourself in a room, binge eat, or drink to oblivion? Yes, there are days when we are so fed up with almost everything in our lives – exams, school projects, deadlines, strict parents, unfaithful partner, etc. that we wish to take a break and have time for ourselves. For us women, an hour or two of pampering and relaxation seems like the perfect solution. Turning back from stressful events, we can enjoy our leisure time which can later bring us back feeling refreshed and energized. Let’s admit it. We Read More …

Belmeré Skin Centre | My First-Ever Facial Experience

Almost a month after I celebrated my 24th birthday, I am now starting to be more conscious of my health and appearance. As of now, no one can counter aging though some have been successful at innovating things to delay the process. To read on my recent post about a highly effective Japanese supplement drink, you may click here. However, to give you a balanced view let’s go to the other end of the spectrum and look at various methods on how we can be more beautiful from the outside. The body’s largest organ, the skin, first comes to mind. Read More …

Reveal Your New Youth | Premium HyC 150

I always tell my Japanese friends how much I envy their smooth, clear, and youthful skin. How do they achieve it? Is it really just lifestyle and the cool Japanese air? They simply smile whenever I put my arm beside theirs and compare. Sighs. Can’t I really attain it? Alas, the best kept secret of Japanese for their healthy skin and age was revealed to me two days ago. Yay! Held at Oakwood Premier Hotel, Fine Japan Co., Ltd. made a grand launch for its Premium HyC 150, also known as Japan’s best kept longevity secret. It may also be Read More …

Fan di Fendi Blossom

I can still remember when I last went to Japan and it was spring time – the land of the rising sun was transformed into a proud masterpiece of nature. Fresh green grass heralded the spring and soon these brilliant green grew and carpeted the earth. Warmed by sunlight, many beautiful flowers started to bloom and splashed the world with their vibrant colors. During this season, many people all over the world flock to Japan not only to eat the famous Japanese ramen, but also to enjoy viewing the blooming of the cherry blossom trees. Cherry blossoms are known to Read More …

Me Time at Nail Cocktales Hand and Foot Spa

When was the last time you spent time for yourself? You don’t need to be already stressed, depressed, crushed over a heartbreak or low grades to seek a “me time” – a regular reconnection to our inner self is what’s important. A peaceful mind is basically one of the most common reasons why we seek a “me time”. Enduring a hectic schedule, busy workplace, stressful school work, or demanding parenting requires us to seek an escape – a break from this maelstrom called life and its challenges. Schedule a weekend or any free time and take your own physical, mental, Read More …

A Beautiful Change

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes according to the great teacher, Lao Tzu. I definitely agree with his wisdom and I echo that change is one of the permanent things we experience while existing. Change can either be for better or worse, but one thing is certain – a person will not be the same anymore. Take a change of appearance, for example. One feels different from what he/she was before, and more often than not, this is an improvement. HBC Philippines, a popular cosmetic brand in the country, recently held a bloggers talk at Stacy’s Café, Read More …

De-stress Yourself at Blossom Floral Spa

Have you ever felt so worn-out after a day’s work? Busy with tasks and client meetings or hectic schedule with a lot of school deadlines? Troubled by your relationship? Stressed? Desperate to take a breather? Well, you are not alone. We all experience these once in a while. The question is, how do you relax and de-stress yourself? Stress has been recognized as one of the major illnesses in today’s society. It is cumulative, and the impact of amassing burden over a long period of time could be quite serious in a person’s mental, emotional, and physical health. Alas, there Read More …