Beauty Chat with Celebrity Mom Judy Ann Santos

There’s no denying it — when you take good care of yourself, it shows. This holds true especially for women who know how to care and treat their skin right. For most moms, myself included, taking care of our own needs usually fall last on the priority list.  And when it comes to beauty secrets … Continue reading

Moms’ Wellness Retreat at Nurture Spa

Second Friday of the month:  Family Friday / Motherhood / Health & WellnessFinally, one full day at the spa for me. This thought was running through my head as I count the days to the spa retreat organized for our group.  I already pictured myself being pampered from head to toe without the care in the … Continue reading

Mani-Pedi with Jennifer Lynn UV Gel Nail Polish

An invitation to a mani-pedi with a special type of nail polish, on my preferred date, and at the salon of my choice — I’d be stupid to turn down that offer! Would you believe this is only my second time to have a manicure done by professionals?!  It’s been ages since I paid anyone to color … Continue reading

Year-End Round-up: Favorite Finds in 2011

Last Friday of the month:  Mom-Finds / RavesIt’s the last Friday of the year, so I’ll be sharing more than one Mom-Finds. We’re counting down to 2012 and I thought it’s fitting that, aside from great new finds, I post a year-end review of my favorites in 2011. From food to fashion, these products and services … Continue reading

Z-PORE Instant Pore Refiner by GoodSkin Labs

“A lightweight pore-perfector that immediately hides enlarged pores caused by skin aging.”- GSL They got me at ‘pores‘!We all have pores — but some have more enlarged pores than others.  I have lots, and mine are visible around the nose and inner cheek areas from years of stubborn adult pimples and acne in my late 20s. … Continue reading

One Step to Flawless with Kanebo’s Freshel BB Cream

Do you know what a BB cream is? Have you used one?I’ve heard about this “secret of Korean actresses” last year but just did not care enough to even ask about it nor look it up. If you’ve been following my blog, you know I’m just not that into beauty stuff. Image screen capture from … Continue reading

Foot Spa and Pedi Treat at Cozy Nail Lounge

I think I’ve only had manicure and pedicure at a salon only twice since I started wearing nail polish.  I do my own nails and usually apply polish when there’s an occasion.  Just talking about this makes me feel so deprived of pampering. So I could never say no to a foot spa, and a … Continue reading

OBAGI 360 System for Complete Skin Transformation

“Our philosophy provides a total approach to treating and reversing skin conditions, from the most common to the most challenging, by repairing and restoring healthy skin function. Obagi treatment programs, widely praised all over the world for their effectiveness, can be used on all skin types, regardless of age, condition, or skin color.” – House … Continue reading

Mom-Finds: Smooth-365 and Filextra by GoodSkin Labs

Last Friday of the month:  Mom-Finds / Raves I rarely spend on cosmetics. I want quick and simple steps to beautify. I do believe in good basic skin care though.  And since I don’t put much make-up on, I really need to have nice, healthy skin.  But don’t like to “invest” on a full line … Continue reading

Coach Signature Fragrance for Everyday

“The first fragrance from Coach embodies the many personalities of the Coach woman…timeless, chic and sophisticated.”Yes, Coach has a fragrance line. From the same prestigious American brand of leather goods comes this crisp, vibrant scent I’ve been wearing everyday since I received this gift. As soon as I got a whiff, I knew this is … Continue reading