Essence Lash Mania Reloaded Mascara


~P199 for 10mL

Available at Essence counters.

Ingredients: Aqua (water), synthetic beeswax, paraffin, glyceryl stearate, acacia senegal gum, butylene glycol, oryza sativa (rice) bran wax, stearic acid, palmitic acid, polybutene, vp/eicosene copolymer, carnauba (copernicia cerifera) wax, aminomethyl propanol, hydroxyethylcellulose, tropolone, phenoxyethanol, CI 77499 (iron oxides)

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Bobbie Cosmetics Dare to Bare Duo Powder Foundation

Bobbie Cosmetics Duo Powder

Price: P199 for 9g

Available at Bobbie Cosmetics counters

Ingredients: Talc, mica, talc (and) dimethicone/methicone copolymer, micronized titanium dioxide, zinc stearate, polymethylmethacrylate, polydecene, dimethicone, cyclopentasiloxane (and) dimethicone, acetylated lanolin alcohol, methyl paraben, propyl paraben, tocopheryl acetate. May contain (+/-): CI 77891, CI 77492, CI 77499, CI 77491

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Essence Stay All Day Liquid Foundation

Essence Stay All Day liquid foundation

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Price: P319 for 30mL

Available at Essence counters in department stores

Ingredients: Aqua (water), cyclopentasiloxane, butylene glycol, cyclohexasiloxane, BIS-PEG/PPG-14/14 dimethicone, sodium chloride, boron nitride, sodium potassium aluminum silicate, mica, caprylyl glycol, disteardimonium hectorite, triethoxycaprylylsilane, propylene carbonate, pentaerythrityl tetra-di-t-butyl hydroxyhydrocinnamate, silica, parfum (fragrance), alpha-isomethyl ionone, benzyl salicylate, citronellol, coumarin, limonene, linalool, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (iron oxides), CI 77891 (titanium dioxide)

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Belo Essentials AcnePro Pimple Gel

Belo AcnePro Pimple Gel

Price: ~P149 for 10g

Available at Watsons stores and supermarkets nationwide

Ingredients: Water, denatured ethyl alcohol, butylene glycol, bee venom, niacinamide, glycerin, Malva sylvestris extract, Mentha piperita leaf extract, Primula veris extract, Alchemilla vulgaris extract, Veronica officinalis extract, Melissa officinalis leaf extract, Achillea millefolium extract, carbomer, phenyethyl resorcinol, triethanolamine, benzyl alcohol, methylchloroisothiazolinone, methylisothiazolinone, chamomile extract, PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil, tetrasodium EDTA

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East West Bank Basic Savings Account

Let me start with a disclaimer: I’m not affiliated in any way with East West Bank and I’m not being paid to write this. I was just compelled to write about my experience!

Recently, I received payment via PayPal. It was my first time to use the service and it was very stressful for me. Long story short, I looked for debit cards that could be linked to PayPal so that I could withdraw the funds to my bank account and this Visa debit card from East West bank seems to be the crowd favorite, at least in the blogosphere. I researched some more, found out about their basic savings account, and proceeded to open one as soon as I could.

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