TRAVEL KOREA: DONGDAEMUN DESIGN PLAZA


Monday, August 26, 2019

I remember it clearly, I was exhausted from visiting the EVERLAND, we got off dongdaemun station (EXIT 1) and was relived to see this art of a building.
The building is pretty sick and futuristic. I had way too many shots and managed to get a few that I like the most. Unfortunately, we didn't get to visit the LED Rose Garden, I'm not sure if they even have it installed when we visited.
From what I have researched, the malls here were open until the wee hours, if I may say so myself, this place is like the "new york" kind of vibe. City that never sleeps ang peg. And to bed honest, it was around midnight already when we went there but the streets were pretty busy still.
We were tarving and exhausted so we crossed the street to look for something to eat. Luckily, street foods are everywhere in korea.
This is the DOOTA shopping mall. Opens from 10:30AM - 5:00AM. So if you needed a bit of late shopping, this is the place to be.
You can check out my blog below to see what went down there:

EVITA and SENKA Facial Wash Review


Wednesday, August 21, 2019

It's been a hot minute since I have posted anything here, perhaps because I am still getting used to my long faux nails and I honestly find it hard to type so I guess I would often set it aside for later. But I decided to stop being a crappy blogger for once and update you guys with one of my current FAVES.
Lately I've been obsessing with this facial wash called PERFECT WHIP COLLAGEN from SENKA, a Shiseido "drugstore" brand.  As we age, our collagen production decreases as early as when we hit our 20's, by then we tend to be more and more prone to skin damages, sagging, and wrinkles. I know we cannot prevent aging and I personally believe that aging is a privilege. But whilst there are products that can help restore my youthfulness-- I AM ALL FOR IT.
I've been using the PERFECT WHIP in blue before and when I saw that they came up with the "collagen" version, I had to try it. I might be late to this, but I still wanted to do my own review and share with you guys how much I've been loving this product. The consistency is like the usual formulations of facial washes out there, it gets super foamy and dense but it doesn't dry out my skin. For something that's being advertised as anti-aging, this is very gentle and doesn't have any strong scent. 

WHY I LOVE IT:
 - it's made out of 60% beauty serum featuring collagen.
- Very affordable for something as good as this.
- It has double hyaluronic acid  to help skin hydrated and smooth.
- works as makeup remover and facial wash in one.

Another oldie but a goodie must be this one, EVITA BEAUTY WHIP SOAP.

I am sure a lot of you are actually aware of this beauty since this has been around for ages. This went viral for a while because of how pretty this is. I never really delved into it because this caters to more mature skin, but I did try it out just to put it out to test and was very pleased with it.
This is my mom's current facial wash and honestly it's almost gone, thus I decided to make a blog about it before we had to throw it away. lol
The way it works is that you need to shake it and press it down, I didn't do a very good job about it but it should dispense a really pretty looking rose. lol
Rich and dense foamy cleanser with floral scent.
This facial wash is very gentle and made my skin super smooth. Although I don't feel the need to use it because it is meant for mature skin, still it didn't break me out or anything.
All in all, I would totally recommend these two facial washes, whether you're young or mature.

VANITY SITUATION


Saturday, June 29, 2019

Hello loves, here's another blog post after a million years. I have been really invested into producing more videos on my YOUTUBE channel. Make sure to subscribe and follow me there.

But anyways I just quickly wanted to show you my current vanity situation and my BEAUTY FRIDGE or makeup fridge.
I recently got this makeup fridge from LAZADA and I really love how it made my vanity super cute. But to be honest, this was a bit of a hassle since I bought one that is meant to use for cars so I had to buy a converter. 

I am thinking of selling this super low, and buy a new one for myself that is built for home use. But nonetheless, here are the things that I keep inside.
I just mainly put some of my skincare like moisturizers and facial sprays.
Also my masks. If you want a detail review I will be filming a "what's in my makeup fridge" really soon. x

Life Lately: Addicted to spinning


Monday, April 8, 2019

Let me start off by saying, I never thought I would ever revive this blog again after a long few months of pause. I was feeling very uninspired, mostly because of the fact that I am still very much involved with my work life, health. too much netflix, and to be honest I don't really think that people would still read blogs.. but then I was like, I miss writing so much, blogging is still unlike filming videos, it doesn't need much creativity-- just words and soul. So here I am trying to update you guys with what's happening with my life.
If you have been following me on my twitter or instagram then you may have already seen that I've been very into my fitness lately (finally). I have been eating more healthy and really trying to workout. I mean I tried going to the gym but really, nothing I find more interesting than a dimly-lit room sweating like a wet noodle with music blasting.
I've tried cycling or spinning this early February, and ever since then I am hooked. At first it was very intense and hard for someone who have never even lifted a finger to workout a.k.a ME. I attended Electric Studio for the first time with my friend and immediately regretted it. My legs became very weak and shaky like a jello. My friend literally fell down as she was trying take off her shoes, IT WAS A SHIT SHOW OKURR.
If you're like me and not very active, make sure to do a lot of stretching before you try spinning. I kid you not, I went a bit paralyzed and wasn't able to walk for a good one week. But there's just something about it that I told myself I wanna give it another shot. 
So I did, I visited another class studio in Makati with my friend and I carefully setup my bike and figured what was good for me, and I did it. It was a breakthrough, I did a longer class, I got so teary eyed that I did it and didn't even feel like my legs are gonna break anytime soon. lol
and eversince then, I've been attending spin classes religiously and I'm on my 15th ride already. If only my time could afford it, I would challenge myself into joining 30 classes in 30 days. It gets really expensive though to be honest but I feel like cycling was like my legit first step into losing weight and it helped me a lot mentally and physically, I seriously felt stronger and it majorly helped my lungs so I don't get any bad allergy lately, and I enjoy it so I guess it's a win win.
I am still editing my vlog about spin classes but I would show you guys a tiny bit of the place and what to expect. It might be a bit expensive but they have everything you could ever need. Like they provide your spin shoes, they have a pretty good shower room, a dyson hair dryer, towels, shampoo, conditioner, and body soap are provided. They have free water and coffee. SERIOUSLY NOT SPONSORED. I just genuinely love Electric Studio.
My advise for those of you who wanted to try spin class: drink lots of water, keep yourself hydrated and listen to your body. Choreography is optional.
What to expect: It's an intense workout but low impact, phones are not allowed inside a dimly-lit room with neon lights, great song playlist blasting. After the class you might feel really sore esp on your private area and butt. But you'd get used to it, nonetheless you can always request for an extra cushion if you need it.

I have lots to tell you guys and I am also planning to do a comparison blog between Electric Studio and Ride Revolution, so stay tuned. x

NAMSAN TOWER


Relieving that time again when we visited the iconic and highest point in Seoul, the NAMSAN TOWER. Not only I am atleast a year late for posting this on the blog but whatever I just really wanted to share with you some snippets of our trip.
Going to Namsan tower is pretty easy, you can walk literally from Myeongdong.

You can take a cable car but we opted for a hiking, which we later regret in life. lol
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