Skincare edit 2018

Toni Pino-Oca 12/26/2018

IT’S that time of the year again wherein we purge ourselves of negative energy and bad juju for that ultimate cleanse come New Year. It’s a practice that is as popular as that of preparing 12 round…

Uniqlo opens biggest store in the Visayas

Toni Pino-Oca 12/11/2018

PERUSING racks of neatly stacked shirts arranged in a manner that puts a boxed crayons’ color order to shame, I found myself wanting the same thing for my closet. Color-coordinated, light to dark colors, lighter material on…

Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort & Spa resplendent at 25

Toni Pino-Oca 11/27/2018

SHANGRI-LA’S Mactan Resort & Spa marked their 25th year with a gala affair worthy of the Red Carpet. The Silver Anniversary started with Welcome Cocktails at the Ocean Pavilion where guests, dressed to the nines, were treated…

Yes to classic dresses

Toni Pino-Oca 11/13/2018

IN TODAY’S fast-changing fashion market, one cannot help but be disenchanted by the ever changing styles and fleeting trends. Short-lived romances with clothing pieces that we thought were key items in our arsenal proved to be more…

2018 favorites

Toni Pino-Oca 10/30/2018

NOVEMBER’S barely begun but I’ve already rounded up my list of favorite things for 2018. These are, in no particular order, things that have made domesticated life easier; beauty products that are total game-changers, bringing my skincare…

Some me-time, this time

Toni Pino-Oca 10/16/2018

IT WASN’T too long ago when my usual sunny disposition dissipated into thin air and left nothing but Monday blues that spilled well over into the next two weeks. I was in a constant state of annoyance…

Get rid of sagging jowls without surgery

Toni Pino-Oca 10/02/2018

“YOU have a very well-chiseled face,” a friend would tell me back in college. I never really appreciated that compliment until some 10 years later when I am finally noticing sagging jowls. Jowl refers to the sagging…

The good, the bad, the Balayage

Toni Pino-Oca 09/04/2018

LET’S me start off by saying that I used to have really healthy hair back in 2012. It was the year that I gave birth to Vania, the time I breastfed her for 10 months, and the…

Of influence and online content creation

Toni Pino-Oca 08/21/2018

“WHAT is an influencer?” is probably the most common question online content creators get asked on the daily. I’ve been in this industry (if one can already call it that) long enough to confidently say that online…

Everything you need to know about jade rollers

Toni Pino-Oca 07/24/2018

I AM all for products and beauty tools that promise to improve my skin’s condition. If it’s non-invasive and doesn’t include whitening, there’s a fat chance that I am going to try it. When the Jade Roller…

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