SKIN ROUTINE πŸŒ–πŸ•― Nightly Detox

I’m a firm disciple of self-indulgence. Living in a city as polluted, humid, crowded, and chaotic as QC and coupling this with the unhealthy college lifestyle, I tend to burn out very quickly. A few hours out is my threshold. I like to spend most of my time in my little sanctuary, located deep in the heart of my apartment complex. In my room, it feels as though the world is a whole universe away. Typhoons have come and go without my being any the wiser. Hell, the zombie apocalypse could happen and I’d still be in my room, LUSH face mask tingling away, and still trying to get FoodPanda delivered to my doorstep.

This post is a love letter (and guide) to self-indulgence. I’m so glad that the emergence of the 8-step Korean skincare routine has given me an excuse to extend the length of my own pampering ritual. (Am I using too many products, mom? I can’t be. Look, the Koreans are doing it too!) I recently discovered a term that illustrates this perfectly: metox. Continue reading “SKIN ROUTINE πŸŒ–πŸ•― Nightly Detox”


Spring Favorites 2018 πŸ¦‹πŸƒπŸŒΌπŸ‘

Hi everyone! It’s been almost a year, I think, since I lasted posted. I hope you’ve all been doing well.

Today I’d like to share with you my favorite things of the season! (Note that by ‘spring’, I really just mean the slightly less hot weather in the Philippines which converts to a temperature of about 28-31℃ during the day.)

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Contour and Highlight Staples

Everyone’s got bloated days. Either you stayed up until 4 in the morning ugly-crying over the GoblinΒ (도깨비) season finale, had just one beer too many at your local watering hole, or pulled an all-nighter to finish a paper you started hours before the deadline- you’ve been afflicted with siopao face. (For those who are unaware, a siopao is a steamed bun.) I just wanted to quickly talk about what products I’ve been using to make my face look more human before I go out! Continue reading “Contour and Highlight Staples”