Thursday, October 23, 2014

DayLong Daily Deep Complete Sunblock

Hello Sunshine! Every now and then, when I think of how to protect the skin from sun damage, I'd think of my health classes in high school--even in grade school. Isn't it that our teachers would always tell us that when it comes to keeping healthy, prevention is better than cure. Same goes in keeping the skin healthy.

I think it doesn't take rocket science to explain that sun exposure now is different to sun exposure before. Put together all that you know about global warming and the gaping hole on our ozone layer--consequently, how that increases (and keeps) the UV rays that enters our atmosphere, etc etc. This is why more than every, it's important to truly prevent sun damage through protective skincare. Not only that, it's also very important to ensure that the sun protection we choose is suitable for daily use, offers deep and complete sun protection. Enter DayLong*, from the makers of Cetaphil.
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Happy Birthday Kumi by Made in Candy Philippines

Hello Sunshine! Last Monday was my birthday. It was also when I got discharged from the hospital. I had to undergo a major operation and while it was completely my fault why I ended up with a hospital schedule that landed on my birthday, I'm grateful. It wasn't so bad at all. I was scared weeks toward it, but after going through it and now that I'm safe home, sore wound and stuff, everything's great! Happy birthday to me! Literally, I'm grateful for another year!
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So to share my happiness, I'd like to share some sweet treats from Made in Candy Philippines! All you have to do is complete this sentence through a comment below...

Kumiko, it'd be really sweet if on your beauty blog, you write about (insert a topic or brand or just about anything you wish me to explore/write about/discuss/help you with). OPTIONAL: Why you want me to write about such.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Himalaya Herbals Natural Skincare

Hello Sunshine! Who's ready for a HUGE Himalaya Naturals feature? Now, you've probably seen this product at Watsons but haven't tried it... I feel ya! So to guide you through their wide range of naturals selection, I went ahead and lined them up with my first impressions. Continue reading to learn more about them.

Going natural in beauty is easy with brands like Himalaya Naturals who bring out the best of nature to help you bring out the best in you, naturally!

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Caronia Blue Moon and then some

Hello Sunshine! I've been very stressed out lately and with that stress came about this not-so-perfect nail art which I've worn throughout last week. It's a mix of my favorite nail wraps from NCLA, a glittery polish from Etude House, and a new strikingly beautiful faithful royal blue nail color, by Caronia. So well, I guess if you're trying to live by the rules of being a top beauty blogger, it would involve some prettifying perk-me-up habit such as what I did to my nails last week. Check it out!

Did you know that Caronia has Toluene, Formaldehyde and DBP Free formulations? Happy to say that Chasse, the royal blue which starred this nail art look, is 3-free!

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Top Beauty Blogger must-haves

Hello Sunshine! Making October wishlists always inspires me because October is my birth month! So today, I'm going to do a beauty wishlist because wouldn't it be nice if somehow the Universe hears my call? haha Channeling my top beauty blogger expertise in 1.. 2.. 3! 
LORAC Skinny Palette, Nude
Jouer Instant Chic

I got three more amazing no-makeup makeup must-haves! Continue reading to check them out.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

New and Improved Sample Room VIP Membership!

Hello Sunshine! While October is an overwhelmingly exciting month for me because it's my birth month, it's also very exciting for the fact that it's also Sample Room's birth month too! That's why this month, our Sample Room soul sisters are launching something extra special to make trying before you buy more exciting for all!

Introducing the new-and-improved Sample Room VIP membership system! Continue reading to learn more about this!

Dove Hair Vitamins

Hello Sunshine! What makes this Filipina beauty blogger tick? Well, quite a lot! But I do have my share of simple pleasures, and that includes discovering pretty cool things to use on my hair. Check out my Dove Hair Vitamin Review below!

The new Dove Hair Vitamin makes taking care of my hair an everyday thing! Find out the 3 reasons why:

Monday, October 6, 2014

How to Be Your Self

Hello Sunshine! Before I became a Filipina beauty blogger. I was a wild child--still am! Every now and then, I visit my OLD personal Facebook account and check out some of my crazy photos! My old FB account was primarily full of early college knick knacks, and I decided to create a new account before I graduated because I had too many FB games going on! Anyway, every time I go through that page, I'm revisited by old feelings that more often than not leave me thankful and humbled by how life turns out to be. Now, the past few weeks have been crazy, my mom got hospitalized and need blood transfusion, and it will only get crazier, I am scheduled for a major operation very soon, but all in all, I think I'm still very lucky. WHY, you might ask. Well, because no matter how things turn out, I'm always free to be myself.

Do you feel free to Be Your Self?