My First Unboxing

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After months of contemplation and procrastination–I’ve finally decided to open up a personal blog. I didn’t intend to open up my blog until next year (which isn’t very far from now), but due to unforeseen circumstances I’ve decided to open up early!

If you’re curious about what those circumstances were… I got my first shipment from yesterday!

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Unboxing: Althea’s Birthday Party Box!

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It's been quite some time since I've done an unboxing post for the blog (though that doesn't actually mean that I stopped ordering online). One of my favorite online Korean make-up marketplaces, Althea turned two a couple of weeks back so they have a couple of promos going on all month long.

One of the many promos is a signature and special edition Althea box–the Birthday Party BoxMany of you may already know this, but Althea comes up with special, themed boxes with huge discounts!

The Birthday Party Box in particular, costs PHP1430 (around 30USD) but the actual estimated cost for all the products in the box comes up to around PHP5670 (around 112USD). In total, that's a PHP4240 (82USD) discount, so that means I only paid for 25% of the total price of all of the contents–what a steal! 

My mom and I actually ordered a box each since it was so cheap, so there's no need for us to split or share the makeup between the both of us.

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Product Swatches: Dose of Colors Liquid Matte Lipstick

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I’m back with another lip product review after a long break from beauty blogging! I noticed recently that my last beauty-related post was 5 posts ago (that’s a whole 2 months)… I’ll try my best to make up for it, so watch out for the beauty posts that I have lined up for the next couple of weeks!

Today I’ll be reviewing a new product from my lip product collection, the Dose of Colors Matte Liquid Lipsticks!

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A Co-working Space in Ortigas

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Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been busy with the move to the new office, which I’ll be writing about in next week’s blog post!

However, a couple of days before our big move to the new office, the internet connection in our old office building experienced a couple of problems. Being a part of  a digital agency, it was really difficult for us to proceed with work and deadlines from clients without a stable connection.

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Life Updates: My first week with prescription eyeglasses

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Last May 14, I visited Owndays, an optical shop from Japan that recently opened a new branch in Uptown Mall, Bonifacio Global City. Initially, I meant to only buy PC lenses (without any prescription) to help me filter the blue light that comes from gadgets and monitors while I’m at work.

However, I had my eyes checked by an optometrist anyway, just out of curiosity. Unfortunately, I found out that my prescription (formerly 0.00 for both my left and right eyes) is now -0.25 in my left eye, and so now I need eyeglasses to (hopefully) correct that.

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Beauty Secrets: How I check on my Korean beauty products before buying

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This week I’ll be doing another special feature (sort of) related to beauty! As most of you know, I purchase a lot of cosmetics and skin care products…so it’s always important for me to check in on the product information and reviews!

However, there isn’t too much information on Korean cosmetic brands online. So I did some research and found an app called 화해 (Hwahae) that consolidates a lot of the information I need about Korean cosmetics and their ingredients (similar to the ThinkDirty app), and I’m here to share this app with all of you!

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Product Swatches: NYX Soft Matte Lip Creme

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I’m back with another installment of my lip product swatches! I featured the NYX Soft Matte Lip Cremes as a part of my lip product collection last April, as a small portion of my matte lip products (which composes 2/3 of my entire collection). I thought that reviewing all of the matte products in one post would be too much for a single read, so I’ve decided to break it down even further into smaller collections!

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