CONTEST: Win a Permanent Lip Tint Session from Pretty Looks!

Due to the awesome feedback that my eyebrow tattoo experience post got and because my blog is already a year old, I and Pretty Looks are giving away a free permanent aesthetic lip tint session (valued at Php8,000) to one of my (Philippine-based) blog readers/followers! Ainโ€™t that grand? ๐Ÿ˜€ Continue reading

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Brow Tattoo Q&A

In my most recent post, I chronicled my eyebrow tattoo experience, including before and after pictures to help readers who are contemplating to get permanent brows decide whether they would push through with the procedure. Needless to say, that post received a remarkable following, with readers sending me messages to ask questions regarding the procedure and my experience. Because of this, I have decided that in this post, I will address a few questions I received from readers and friends. Though I have already answered some of these in my previous post, I still included them here for ease of reference. ๐Ÿ™‚ Continue reading

I Got Myself a Tattoo and This is How it Looks Like

Yeah, I did something I never imagined I could endure doing: getting inked. But no, itโ€™s not that kind of tattoo you probably are thinking of now. And yes, it has something to do with makeup. I expect you to get that last one right. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Last April, I finally decided to have my brows tattooed after several years of struggling with almost bald brows. Continue reading

Tried and Tested Make-up Tips and Tricks

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Trying out different looks from time to time — these were taken during one of our “play make-up sessions”. ๐Ÿ˜€

If my memory serves me right (it usually does when it comes to long term memories, but it mostly always, always fails me when short term ones are involved), when I was in my teenage years, I loudly said to myself and to my fellow wide-eyed teenage friends that I will never ever wear make-up (and nail polish), like EVER. Now, I can loudly admit that yes, I ate my words โ€“ all of โ€˜em. :โ€™D

I never really thought I would ever become a make-up junkie. I did consider taking up professional make-up courses in the past, after my stint at med school was cut short (I dropped out, didnโ€™t think it was for me), but that was just because I was inspired by a college classmate who took up the then less travelled path of professional make-up artistry (Check out her make-up blog here.), which has now become a thriving industry. Uhmmโ€ฆ I ended up taking baking classes instead. ๐Ÿ˜€ Continue reading