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Being Dark-Skinned in the Philippines (Or Asia For That Matter…)

Being dark-skinned in the Philippines (or even Asia for that matter) hasn’t always been that easy. Not only do I get judged a lot, ESPECIALLY since I have a foreign boyfriend, but everyday choices are made even more challenging. Really! #thestruggleisreal … Continue reading

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Travel Must-Have: Gatsby Ice Deodorant Body Paper a.k.a Body Cooling Wipes

…Because plain ‘ol baby/body wipes are so 2015. (just kidding, these are just way cooler. Ha! Get it? COOLer) #patontheback We’ve all been there — dreaded long haul flights that seem to last for days (actually, some do… a day … Continue reading

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Travel Must-Have: Lucas’ Papaw Ointment

K.I.S.S. (Keeping It Short and Simple) for you guys today. xx Because really, with such a great product, who needs a lengthy explanation? Lucas’ Papaw Ointment was introduced to me by my Filipina/Kiwi/Aussie sista from another mista during to my trip to … Continue reading

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My Travel Fatigue Cure: Make Me Blush Nail Spa & Beauty Lounge

Traveling long-term can definitely take it’s toll on some people. Living out of a backpack and constantly moving around and not having your own permanent space all contribute to travel fatigue. And while getting a long, proper, good sleep and … Continue reading

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Ready, Jetset, Grab-and-Go: What’s In My Travel Toiletry Kit

Packing for a trip (as a woman) is difficult enough. What with the clothes options you have to bring, footwear choices, and accessories to add a little glam to your outfit. Add to that your toiletries and well, you’ve just … Continue reading

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Burn Baby, Burn: Tanning Safely and Responsibly

With temperatures rising well into the mid 30s, there’s no denying that summer is finally here! And with the hot weather, comes sun worshippers. And quite a few of them, too. I know, right? Shocker! In a country where majority … Continue reading

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Skipping the Suds: 5 Reasons Why Dry Shampoo is a Must In My Books

Dry shampoo, while it’s been around for years now, hasn’t quite been picked up by Filipinas yet. And the reason probably lies in the simple fact that we are clean freaks — taking 2, sometimes even 3 (on a really … Continue reading

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