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Saturday, June 30, 2012

June 2012 Favorites

Hello ladies! On today's post it will be about June 2012 favorites! Yey! It is already July and I can't believe it. I only had a small amount of favorites since I have been rotating using all my make up. In terms of skin care and also body care its pretty much the same. Quite honestly I'm the type of girl that sticks by using the same body wash up until it ran out. I simply don't like to hoard those stuff since there is only little space in my vanity :(

Well lets start this blog shall we?

I'll start first with the non-make up/skincare/body care products. As of the moment I have been obsessed with Korean food and I just found this through my office mate. I have been loving vietnamese rice paper sauce and rice paper. Apparently this is called won ssam. I don't know if this is legit but if its spicy I'm all over it. I don't care if my nose runs or I turn crimson red but if its spicy I will eat it. I've also been loving fermented soy bean paste. This is actually used only when you eat ssamgyupsal or lettuce wraps but since we haven't been eating that I use this on top of my noodles or my bibimbap. I just absolutely love this! :D 

Moving on to the face products....

I have been loving this bb cream for the longest time I think I need to change it soon. I have been loving this because it just gives me that instant glow I need to prep my skin for the day. I just didn't like that it broke me out before but I have changed.  I'm currently running out of it actually so I think I will be buying another BB cream soon. Do you have any suggestions? 

I've been loving this one sooo much! I think out of all the blushes I've had this one is the one that I reach to when I'm in a hurry. I also keep this on my make up bag in case I'm running late for work so that I can just do my make up at the office. 

I've also been loving this Carmex Lip Balm. I basically used this every single day since it really moisturizes my lip and has that lip plump feel to it. I swear I was just blown away when I use this since it really did its job for my lips especially that the weather is changing a lot.

I've also been loving the Creamy Green Latte cleanser. I've basically been loving this because it moisturizes my skin without the dry after feel. I will do a more detailed review about this real soon so watch out for that. 

And last but certainly not the least I have been loving the Axe Anarchy scents for men and women. I'm only using the female scent but I still love the male one since it smells so sexy. And of course I will do a review about this real soon :D 

I was really surprised that I have lots of favorites for this month since I wasn't able to do one last month. 

What is your favorite for this month?? 

Let me know at the comment box. 

Have a great weekend! 

Much Love! 

-- Alice 

Back to Basics with InnerShine Berry Essence

Join a marathon. Lift weights at the gym. Count calories and compute carbs. Skip steaks and eat salads. Sign up for yoga or dance class. Detoxify at the spa. Go mountain biking. Contemplate triathlons. Then do everything all over again.

Most of these activities are popping up in an increasing number of our to-do lists, resolutions, and also social media profiles. Admit it you are one of them too.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Kpop Friday: You Ain't Lovin Kimchi you ain't lovin Kpop

From Source

Hello ladies! Happy Friday again! so its Kpop Friday once again and all I can say is I am super happy just because tomorrow I can go to sleep longer and will be shooting more cover songs! Yes! I've been shooting cover songs for my CGE TV account and of course my Youtube account so if you have any request please comment it below so I can sing it for you. ^_^

Let's talk about eye liner

Me with and without eyeliner
Hello everyone! ^^, 

Lets talk about the effects of eyeliner. There are different styles and types of eyeliner that we'll be going through so I would just like to remind you girls that this post is just a beginners guide. I am not a professional in make up so everything I say in this post is purely from my own experience and knowledge ok?

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Make up 101: Must Have Brushes for Beginners

 Hello ladies!

On today's Make up 101 we'll be talking about make up brushes. I've already went through with why they are great make up tools in another post that you can check here, but for today's post I'll give you a run down of the top 10 brushes every beginner should have.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

How To: Dress up for Your Body Shape

Hello ladies! 

Most people that know me personally know that I don't dress up much. Not that I don't have any style in my body but simply I don't give a lot of attention in that area, but when I do you better watch out LOL. 

But kidding aside dressing up is something other girls really give a big deal since it can really show how much you want to stand out without doing too much. 

I will be telling you on how to dress up for your body shape. 

Monday, June 25, 2012

Product Review: Avon Simply Pretty Total Curl Mascara

Hello ladies!

Its another gloomy Monday for me. Its raining again but thankfully its not that strong. I hate rainy days! don't you? I just think that too much of anything is bad for you, and in this case its the rain.

So how was your weekend? I had a good weekend since I was finally able to clean up my dresser and have brain stormed new things for this blog, my youtube channel, Facebook page and my CGETV channel. 

Yes! I now have a CGE TV channel in which I went with the username MakeupAndMusicByAlice - basically I will be posting most of my cover songs and also some tutorials if ever. Please do visit my channel ok? :D 

Friday, June 22, 2012

Be a Judge in your own right at the Miss World Philipines 2012

Do you want to ask the candidate but unfortunately you are not part of the panel of judges? You can actually be part of them just tweet your questions for the aspiring ladies using the hashtag #AskMsWorldPH.

If your tweet is chosen you will be able to ask if live and win free hotel accommodations courtesy of!

The five most original, creative, and relevant questions will be asked live this Sunday!

You have until tonight to tweet in so tweet now!

Much Love!

-- Alice

Kpop Friday: New Laneige Products + blog revamping!!!

I love trying out new items in the market but my wallet is not allowing me to do so. 


But luckily maybe in a months time I'll be able to buy some... 

please for the love of KPOP let me buy one na!!!! 

So going back on today's Kpop Friday! I recently got this on my email and I was surprise to see Song Hye Gyo's face again! She is so pretty that she is Laneige's spokesperson. I do hope she visits the Philippines courtesy of Laneige *wishful thinking*

Diet Diary: Diet Food!!!!!!!

Its 3:35AM I know I am supposed to go to sleep but for some reason my stomach is not agreeing with me so I just sat in front of my computer to do a diet diary post. 

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Wedding Make up Preparations

This coming October my brother is getting married to his fiance and she asked me if I can do the make up for the brides maids which I am part of and also my mom's make up. 

I am quite nervous since honestly speaking I am not an expert make up artist. I think she just saw my youtube videos and she had seen me with full make up on that's why she trusts me to much. I am honored and thankful that she trusted me in doing this. 

Although the wedding is still in October I am getting inspiration in making up looks for me, my mom and the bridesmaids. Its so nerve racking since I need to make the look similar to the motif of the wedding. Here are some of the options I've found so far. 

I like this look since its quite colorful and its good to do on fair skin. But the color is not fitted with the color motif  >.<

I know what you're thinking, I am only supposed to do the make up for the bridesmaid not the bride. I'm just going to get inspiration with this look. 

I actually don't know how to categorize this look since It looks more of a natural look rather than a bridesmaid right? But I love her blush! :) 

Can you suggest looks I can try out for the bridesmaids? I will also go on a shopping trip for make up within this month or next month for the things I can use for the wedding make up gig and also for future gigs as well so all of your suggestions are deeply appreciated! ^_^
I am terribly excited but nervous so wish me luck! 

Much Love! 

-- Alice

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Product Review: Avon's Simply Pretty Transforming Liquid Eyeliner

Hey Ladies! 

If you have noticed, this week is full of product reviews so if you have any products you want me to try like skin care or make up stuff please comment below so I can list them down. 

For today's review its going to be for the Avon's Simply Pretty Transforming Liquid Eyeliner. 

I was initially puzzled why it is called as such since it just looks like an ordinary liquid liner. The thing is this liquid liner can actually be in different colors of your peg so for girls who likes to experiment ala Lady Gaga with your make up you can definitely try this. 

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Product Review: Bella Pierre Brushes

Hello ladies!

How's your Tuesday so far? For me its a typical 35 classes today. It may seem weird that I have that much students today but believe me that is just a small amount when you are an online teacher.

Okay lets begin with today's review!

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20 Million Pesos at Stake

TV5 holds one-time grand auditions for ARTISTA ACADEMY today June 19

TV5 has announced that it will give away a combined total of 20 Million Pesos in the
biggest and most intensive artista search ever mounted on Philippine Television: ARTISTA
ACADEMY.  The search will kick off with a massive one-time grand auditions at the Smart
Araneta Coliseum today.


My addictions: My Dog Georgia

Hello ladies! I am back with another post for Tuesday!

Okay I have said millions of times that I will be posting a picture of my dear Georgia in this blog and here it is!

Really sorry that the quality is not that good and Georgia looked like she is gonna cry..well she is.

I took this shot when I was about to go to work. I usually say bye bye to my cats and dogs since I will miss them so much. I love each and one of them that is why I say good bye to them as if they are kids.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Product Review: Carmex Lip Balm

Happy Monday! I'm pretty sure most of you girls are now enjoying the sun since most of the weekend was gray and rainy. I haven't done a review in a while due to my busy schedule and also I tend to forgot that I have these stored in a folder in my computer, Luckily they were not corrupted nor deleted. 

But any who on today's post I will be reviewing Carmex lip balms. 

Sunday, June 17, 2012

A Great Gift for the Runner Dads out there

This is something for dads who are always on the run...well into running.

Is your dad always up for a challenge? trying to outlast or outrun what he sees as
his rival? It may not necessarily be another person; it could be just himself.

Dads who are fond of joining marathons and even triathlons definitely belong in this category, because they keep at it for the simple reason that they always want to be at their best - especially when they are running.

With his ultra-competitive nature, it can be a little tricky to get him something that he would love on Father’s Day. It's a no no to get this dad a tie, handkerchief, polo shirts or a wallet – simply because he isn’t like any other dad.

Healthy Options for a Father's day gift

Hello ladies!

Before I begin this post I would just like to greet all the dads a happy father's day!

And since its that time of the year again to show how extra special they are to us. And what a better way to do that but buy him a special gift for his day!

Friday, June 15, 2012

Kpop Friday: The King 2 Hearts

credits to source

Warning: There will be spoilers in this post so if you haven't seen this series or you are still watching it please go to the next Kpop Friday post or related posts okay?

For the past couple of days I have been watching this series called King 2 Hearts. The synopsis basically is about Lee Jae Ha (Played by Lee Seung Ki) which is a handsome and materialistic crown price of South Korea who doesn't care about politics and Kim Hyang Ah (Played by Ha Ji Won) A North Korean special forces agent. 

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Haters Gon' Hate More - I.DON'T.CARE

The title may seem so bitter and full of spite but that is just how I feel about haters...sometimes. If you are one of my subbies on my youtube channel you will know that I've had a fair share of videos responding to these hateful comments from some one who I don't know why hates my videos.

This video was actually sent to me by my friend Marge A.k.A. Kikaytrekkie a couple of days ago and lucky enough I was able to watch it at home last night.

This is my respond to you dear haters somewhere in the deep parallels of the internet.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Axe Anarchy: The Raid has begun!

What do you do if 30 of the sexiest and prettiest celebrities and 70 of the sexiest models swarm over you? Would it be a good or bad thing? I think it would be a good thing for guys for sure! 

That is what I saw at the Axe Anarchy Raid last June 9 in Eastwood Mall when 30 of the sexiest and prettiest celebrities PLUS 70 models ran to search 100 lucky men to win one million pesos. Each. 

Yup you read it right, the lucky guy and girl will receive one million pesos each as the prize, its the fastest and sexiest way to win a million. 

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Computers Crashin' and Broken Lippies


My computer has crashed for some reason AND my niece and my nephew broke my new lipsticks. My day couldn't get any worse right? 

Monday, June 11, 2012

Make up 101: Make up Tools

In make up it is really important to have the proper tools in applying make up because one thing I know is blending is key to getting the perfect make up look.
Besides from our hands, make up tools such as sponge tip applicators, sponges and also brushes holds the key to getting that look all together.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

My very first out of the country package has arrived!

Hey ladies! 

Last June 7 my mom gave me this paper when I just woke up. I was a bit shocked since its a notice from the post office. I was expecting a parcel from a friend in youtube and also from another one but I did not expect that it would be that quick. 

I was also shocked since I've heard stories about paying over the said amount noted on the notice you got and other stuff. I was really nervous since I don't have a lot of money with me so I was hoping that it wouldn't cost me an arm or a leg or both to pay for it. Thankfully it didn't and also the post office personnel didn't bother to open my package there since it was really small. 

Make up Look: Daytime Smokey Eyes

Hey ladies! 

I haven't done a tutorial in a while and I think I should post this one since I like this look. Its simple and easy and good for everyone. 

I'll be posting more tutorials once I'm done editing them. 

Here's a close up look of the eye make up. 

Products used:
Ever Bilena Studio Finish Foundation in Creme (Not shown in the video)
Ever Bilena Matte Foundation (Mousse Foundation)  as concealer (Not shown in the video)
MaxFactor Eyebrow powder (not shown in the video)
Jordache Eyeshadow Palette
Careline Shine Free blush in peach glow
Ever Bilena Transforming Liquid Eyeliner
Ever Bilena Matte Lipstick in Mauvey
Ever Bilena Extreme Lipstick in Pink Goddess. 
Avon Total Curl Mascara 

Here's the steps on how to achieve this look. 

1. Apply Foundation, concealer and define your brows
2. Apply Taupe shade all over the lids
3. Apply brown eye shadow on your crease. 
4. Blend the brown eyeshadow and also the harsh edges. 
5. Bring down the brown eyeshadow on the outer half of your water line. 
6. Curl your lashes and apply mascara. 
7. Apply brown eyeshadow as your eyeliner. Make the line as thin as possible for a natural look. 
8. Apply peach blush on your cheeks
9. Apply nudish pink lipstick as a first coat. 
10. Apply another shade of pink on top. 

And there you have it! 

This look is very easy to pull off especially for work. Its easy, fast, and it enhances your natural beauty. I've worn this look a couple of times to some functions in which a lot of people have complemented me with this look. I really like it! :D 

My hair did not cooperate much with me in this tutorial for some reason #ohwell

Much Love! 

-- Alice 

Friday, June 8, 2012

Kpop Fridays: Boyfriend!

Happy Friday! 

Every night after I walk Georgia, I would either go online to check posts/answer emails/tweet or RT/blog/Facebook and watch youtube, but there are days that I prefer to just watch TV and I mostly watch programs from TVn which is a Korean cable station. 

Thursday, June 7, 2012

The chase is up: The Axe Anarchy's Final list of Ladies are Revealed

The tease is over: Axe Anarchy’s final list of 100 sexy cops revealed

Temperatures reach an all-time high on the heels of the reveal of the final 100
sexy “policewomen” enlisted for the Axe Anarchy Raid. This year’s hottest cops-and-
robbers game is on June 9 at Eastwood Mall with two million pesos at stake.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

No May Favorites and Empties :( #FAIL

Hey Ladies!

Since today is a Korean holiday I am stuck at home...well not for long. I'll be out with my friend to Mall of Asia in a little while and I will be blogging about that for sure. ^^,

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Reasons Why I Love Globe

Globe Telecom has a very established history in Telecommunications for both consumers and businesses. It is a pioneer in mobile telecommunications which seeks to create and deliver products and services that brings its customers closer to their aspirations and connect them with the people and events that matter the most to them.

By fat, Globe caters to more than 25 million people, along with 650,000 wire line and broadband users. Are you one of them?

Monday, June 4, 2012

Diet Diary: - My weightloss go-to website

In any weight loss journey the buddy system is a must since the person you're sharing the experience can help you also lose the weight and give you support in your weight loss.

Currently I can say that my weight loss journey is my dog Georgia. I know it may sound weird but Georgia joins me when I'm running and also she is the sole reminder that I need to move more since she also needs to. But besides from Georgia I also check out this website for some tips with weight loss.

Sale Alert: Get Laud is having an end of season sale!

GET LAUD, the quality ladies' apparel, makes use of the finest imported and trendy fabrics throughout all their creations.

Stylishly cut and locally sewn, GET LAUD clothing not only gives superb comfort but makes its customers instant fashionistas as well.

GET LAUD also won the "Marketing Excellence" Award for 2010 and the "Most Promising Retailer" Award for 2007 from the Ayala Malls. Consecutively, in 2005 and in 2006, GET LAUD received the "Seal of Excellence" Award as the "Best Spandex Apparel Retail Store" given by the National Shopper's Association of the Philippines and the National Shopper's Choice Awards.

To end the summer with a bang, Get Laud will be having an End of Season Sale, which will give its customers up to 50% off on its selected items. The sale will run from June 1 - June 17, 2012.

Much Love!

-- Alice

May 2012 Hauls - Koshize, Ever Bilena, Avon, Victoria Secret

Hello ladies! Happy Monday! 

I went all out last May with purchasing some items. I kinda like it but hate it also since I am intending on saving up some money... oh well but let's get started shall we? 

1. Lippies! 

I bought four lippies which are:

Ever Bilena Lipstick in Sunshine -- Nude / Brown Shade 
Price: 160PHP (approx 3.67USD)

Kozhize Lipstick in Dazzling Peach -- Peach Shade
Price: 160PHP (approx 3.67USD)

Victoria Secret Lipstick in B03 and B06 -- B03 has a baby pink with a little frost shade while B06 has a peach - salmon like color. 
Price: 100PHP/each (approx 2.29USD/each)

I know I have tons of lippies in my collection but I just can't help it :D these are my addictions if you can say.

2. Face Masks + Face powder

Since Avon had a sale...well they always do but they had a sale on their face masks which got me interested.  And since I haven't had a face mask in a while I bought this two to try out. 

Avon clear skin blemish clearing face mask 
Price: 129PHP (approx 2.96USD)

Avon naturals tea tree oil and green tea mask
Price: 99PHP (approx 2.27USD)

Avon Simply Pretty pressed powder (not in the picture)
Price: 75PHP (approx 1.72USD)

3. Body Wash

I bought two body washes this month because I have been loving body washes for the longest time. For some reason they just makes my body feels a bit fresher than soap bars for some reason. 

Keri bath chamomile and cucumber body wash 
Price: 60PHP (approx 1.38USD)

Victoria Secret Forever Blushing body wash 
Price: 500PHP (approx 11.46USD)

And lastly

4. Accessories! 

I am loving accessories nowadays since they really make a difference in my outfit. I bought these two for 150PHP (approx 3.44USD) each which is a great deal. 

Those are the stuff I got for this month of May. I just hope I won't be able to spend that much within the month of June. 

Wish me luck! :) 

Much Love! 

-- Alice 

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Diana Stalder and Dermablend soaps joins Because you are a whirlpool mom event

Mommies alike flocked to Whirlpool’s “Because you are a Whirlpool Mom” event at the Il
Mercanti Food Bazaar in Metrowalk, Ortigas for a fun-filled day of cooking demo, booth
games, awesome raffle prizes, pampering treats and physical fitness, tutorials such as
Zumba and belly dancing – all made especially for Moms.
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