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Beauty Pop by Penshoppe Review
Let’s test the newest local lipsticks 💋
In2It Poppin’ Collection Review
The Poppin' Collection of In2It is a "comic pop art inspired range", very evident in the collection's bright, bold packaging. The collection includes three eyeshadow palettes, two gel liner pencils, five liptint shades, and four pressed powders. In2It has been so kind to send me some of each. Eye Poppin' Eye Shadow in 01 Sassy… Continue reading In2It Poppin’ Collection Review
Skin Potions x Disney Aladdin Collection Review
Lending a touch of magic to our everyday grownup lives.
On Colorism in the Philippines
Thousands of eyeballs on these billboards in EDSA and other major roads There has been a rise of companies and brands attempting to be more inclusive, in terms of weight, looks, and skin color. This is where I get most of my projects: representing fat, curly haired, dark-skinned girls. 1. DARK SKIN IS NOT A… Continue reading On Colorism in the Philippines
Fuck this I don’t want to feel this way anymore
Anxious. Hopeless. Exhausted.
My Sexual Assault Survival Story is MINE to Tell
This is something that apparently a lot of people do not understand. One of two things often happen. People will tell you to keep quiet. They will blame you for what happened to you. They will go on about what you were wearing and how you acted. They will ask questions about whether you were… Continue reading My Sexual Assault Survival Story is MINE to Tell
Please Stop Picking on Me
It was around April this year when my doctor confirmed what I already suspected. I have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). You would have never guessed it if you saw my room. It is a mess from hell. My parents often remind me to tidy up, most times they do it themselves just because they can’t… Continue reading Please Stop Picking on Me
“You don’t look like you have depression.”
This is something that has been said to me on many occasions after revealing that indeed, I have depression. It's something that is said with good intentions, probably to help make me feel less shit about my condition. Am I meant to take that as a compliment? It implies that all depression looks a certain… Continue reading “You don’t look like you have depression.”
Mold on my Beauty Blender! (Plus tips on cleaning and storage)
I used to use Beauty Blender dupes until my mom got me real one as a gift. I would have never bought myself the real one because the price is pretty steep for a sponge ($20 or approximately Php 1000), so I settled for dupes. I loved how the dupes worked so I was really… Continue reading Mold on my Beauty Blender! (Plus tips on cleaning and storage)