BEAUTY
The Bag Hag's Spuddie (Nose): An Update Over a Year Later

The Bag Hag’s Spuddie (Nose): An Update Over a Year Later

My Dearest Reader, I do wonder if you are still with me at this time, because I haven’t really been updating my blog for quite some time. I don’t know about you but I feel as if instagram had become today’s main social medium of choice, and it seems easier and more accessible to work...
A Swift Replacement: Taylor Swift Songs Describe Budding Hiddleston Romance

A Swift Replacement: Taylor Swift Songs Describe Budding Hiddleston Romance

Ok so this is NOT a bag- related post. I just want to exercise my right to vent LOL. I woke up this morning to news about Tom Hiddleston. His name was trending. So I was thinking finally, they chose him to be the next James Bond. But oh no, this was not to be!...
Behind the Scenes: My Lifestyle Asia Mag Cover Shoot in London

Behind the Scenes: My Lifestyle Asia Mag Cover Shoot in London

In between Milan Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week, I made a detour to the city of London for my cover shoot of Lifestyle Asia  (LA) Magazine’s April cover. I won’t lie– call me narcissistic but I really was so thrilled and beyond ecstatic at the thought of being a cover girl for a 2nd...
Makeup Magic with MAC Cosmetics

Makeup Magic with MAC Cosmetics

I’ve always been clueless about makeup. I was never one of those girls who played with mom’s makeup during those childhood days. So when I began to develop acne and weird oily- dry skin growing up, intervention was needed. It was not just about going to the dermatologist, it was also about learning more of...
The Nose Job: My Day- by- Day Post- Op Report

The Nose Job: My Day- by- Day Post- Op Report

Finally I get to write this! I was out the whole time yesterday and couldn’t get to writing in a quiet corner so today’s the day I write about the new nose and its day- to- day progress, post- op. As I have mentioned in my previous post, the alar trimming and tip reshaping of...
Why the Nose Knows...

Why the Nose Knows…

Hi everyone! Sorry for having kept you peeps waiting for this post yesterday. The last 2 days have been hectic but so amazing. A crazy- happy get together with friends at The Pool Club on the eve of my birthday, *special thanks to my cousin Erik Cua, Ryan Singh, as well as to Hennessy Philippines* followed...
Celebrity Talk: Post- Surgery Nicole Kidman

Celebrity Talk: Post- Surgery Nicole Kidman

I had the pleasure of meeting Nicole Kidman over 2 years ago in Paris over a private dinner for Tod’s with CEO Diego della Valle. She was so beautiful then. Practically just 3/4 of my size. And very, very tall. And oh my goodness my face was way bigger than hers! I remember thinking to...

My Thoughts on “Beauty”

Today, let’s talk Beauty. I believe everyone should at some point in time, learn how to overcome their physical insecurities and just accept what was given to them by the Creator. Learn to see the beauty in themselves. Yes, we are all beautiful in more ways than one! And no, it’s not about the level...

A Swedish Royal Wedding!

I love Royal weddings, so it should no longer come as no surprise to you that I write about one for the weekend 🙂 This time it was the wedding of Swedish Princess Madeleine to British- born US Banker Chris O’ Neill. Crowned heads of Europe were there to attend the beautiful ceremony, watching the...

One on One with Carolina Herrera

Singapore has quickly become Southeast Asia’s fashion hub in recent years with global designers and fashion houses presenting their collections in the Lion City, the latest one being Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel. At the recently concluded Audi Fashion Festival, one of the pillars of the Asia Fashion Exchange, designer Carolina Herrera and her daughter Carolina...

Mother’s Day Gifts Ideas

A few more days before Mother’s Day! Do you already have something in store for Mommy? If not, here are some inexpensive yet valuable gift ideas One of the best summer fragrances is from Acqua di Gioia Eau Fraiche. It is something that she will definitely love because the scent is very sweet, delicate, and...

Amanpulo at Sunset

I’m in Amanpulo (Palawan, Philippines) and I was able to capture quite possibly the most beautiful sunsets I’ve ever seen and I cannot not share these with you. I will write a bag post in a bit, but these sunset photos just can’t wait!! Enjoy the sky porn 🙂 More Amanpulo photos are on my...