Beauty

Beauty is Freedom

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#BeautyBackstagePH

Before heading to Miss Universe preliminaries, I went to a beauty event that showcased professional European and US brands that can now be found in department stores. They're Instagram-popular brands and I got the chance to explore them in person makeup. Locally, I think we...

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Sephora Picks & New Brands To Try This 2017

I'm all for exploring new makeup brands. I think of each label as unique, whether in packaging, formulation or area of expertise, and even in beauty philosophy. It widens my knowledge about makeup (and beauty). And aside from the being fun, the experience is of course part of...

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Sleek Rockstar Collection

Since Q4 of 2016, I've been searching for very good blinding mirror highlighters - thanks to Nikki Tutorials and Jeffree Star's influences! I would always buy these products at high-end brands but since Sleek's best-selling Solstice palette - which ill review separately - I knew...

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#MACBackstagePH: #65thMissUniverse

It's pageant season! The #65thMissUniverse began last January 12, 2017 and will culminate with a live telecast on January 30, 2017 at the Mall of Asia Arena Philippines. I can feel the hype from everyone in my LGBT and non-LGBT community friends! What's really good about holding...

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#BenefitLovesMikki

Celebrating 5 years of beauty blogging with my loyal readers and Benefit Cosmetics. Taught some travel makeup (lots of highlighting!) and basic photography (or Instagraphy hehe). Thank you so much for the continuous support and here's to more beauty and beyond stories in the coming...

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My Beauty MNL Haul

I've been doing some online shopping lately (for makeup still, tho! haha) and I've been trying out some local sites as well. Let's start with Beauty MNL, which i think you've heard already since they're very aggressive on digital! First, I like how there are 300+...

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The Viva Glam Lippie

Last #WorldAidsDay, we learned that 1 Viva Glam lipstick can: Purchase 254 condoms to prevent the transmission of HIV Provides client and nutrition services for 13 people living with HIV/AIDS Provide fresh fruit, vegetables, and grocery essentials to a mother and child affected by HIV for a full...

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#EverydayIsWorldAidsDay

"The M·A·C AIDS Fund is supported exclusively by a consumer based model that directs 100 percent of the purchase price (minus VAT where applicable) of VIVA GLAM Lipstick and Lipglass to the Fund. M·A·C Cosmetics underwrites all of the production costs of the VIVA GLAM...

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Wild Pinks

Tonight's editorial is for my apparent love of pinks lately, not just because it's very trendy this 2016. It just makes everything soft & blooming but I wanted to make a strong statement. So I got my peachy-pink wig matched with a black swimsuit, an intense...

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True Brown Lippies Hit List

When it comes to colors, I think I've been keeping and buying more neutrals and nudes this year, credits to the retro trend! In the process, I have made a list of lippies that aren't like the usual "browns" that some brands claim their lipsticks...