Category Archives: Beauty & Fashion Commentaries

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‘Tis the season to be healthy

Saturday, 21 December 2013 | Written by
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I know how this statement will incite violent reactions. But it’s true. Christmas is the perfect time to lose weight and let me tell you why. A year ago, I was bloated and growing quite hefty with a cooking show we were producing for a lifestyle and food channel, which, thankfully ended before the holiday season began. During vacation time,…Read More »

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The clash: fashion blogs versus fashion magazines

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 | Written by
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For the past two years, tongues are wagging and debates are buzzing in the world of fashion. The controversial topic: will fashion blogs be the future of fashion magazines? Will fashion magazines die? There are definitely some similarities between fashion blogs and fashion magazines but let’s drill them down one-by-one. 1. COST For you to browse through the pages of…Read More »

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Work it: understanding fashion in the workplace

Thursday, 25 July 2013 | Written by
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The psychology of fashion is not uncommon. The comfort that clothes bring is not limited to the wonders of retail therapy. It transcends beyond people’s psyche and influences how people behave and are perceived in the workplace. In an article at LifeHacker, Thorin Klosowski wrote about fashion that affects office dynamics. According to him, “it’s not about dressing one specific…Read More »

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Confessions of a beauty junkie

Saturday, 20 July 2013 | Written by
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Yes, I’m a beauty junkie. So, what? My story began way back in the 90s when I was still a kid playing with my mom’s makeup. They were all Wet n’ Wilds as my mom was a big fan of the brand. Growing up, I felt like an ugly duckling. I guess we all go through that stage. I am…Read More »

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Kudos to brands that empower women

Monday, 8 April 2013 | Written by
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            Living at the heart of cosmopolitan Manila, surrounded by giant billboards of skinny, beautiful models, going straight to a mall after work to unwind and again, being barraged by products and subtle messages, can make any Pinay oblivious to the truth. That we are living in a consumerist society, where our urge to climb…Read More »

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