Focus on how you look and feel with #WhippedMNL

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Being “balbon”/Hairy all these years made me appreciate the feeling of newly waxed and shave skin because It feels LIBERATING. The endless questions from others asking how does it feel and does it become thicker after. Well to answer the last question it depends on your hair (hormones). For me in a span of 2 weeks my eyebrows start to become bushy (after threading). Getting hot waxed for my legs would take a month for it to start growing.

For me it is essential to feel hairless because it makes me happy (That is the important thing, what makes you happy and its your money right?) . But a tip, once you’ve start doing it you have to maintain it. It’s all hardwork being a woman.

Its a new venture for me to be a brand ambassador for whipped and get to blog their services for a year, I’ve tried the sugar waxing for the eyebrows, hands and legs. Caramel scrubbin’ for the underarms too 🙂

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Sugar waxing is painless but prepare for the shock but that would be normal for the first, but as it goes on you don’t mind. My brows started to grow after 2 weeks as expected for me since I am very balbon and got thick hair. For the arms it took a month for it to grow but for my legs I started to notice it takes less than a month unlike my usual.

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The caramel scrubbin’,  you won’t get to appreciate it at first, yes my underarms lightened a bit but I think it has to be continuous and need to consistent with this regime. The caramel scrubbin’ has whitening effects as said. I always like a good scrub with a pleasing aromatic scent. Just keep in mind we all vary with different skin types, it may be hiyang for some and others. The good thing with whipped they use all natural products and the price range is affordable for middle class.

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For the pricelist, click the photo for full preview 🙂

Visit a Whipped branch near you 🙂

  1. 3rd Floor  Ayala Fairview Terraces
  2. 2nd Floor, Commerce Avenue Wing at Alabang Town Center
  3. 2nd floor, Eight Forbes Town Center BGC.

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Can’t Keep My Hands to Myself: Hand entrĂ©e and massage #Kitchenails

So before I packed my bags, I never missed out the chance to visit and get mymonthly sessions with KitchenNails. The reasons why I keep on coming back because the place is accessible – heart of Quezon City, Trinoma (Near the gym I go to). The price is affordable for middle class and I get to bring friends over. The place is very relaxing and the interior is pleasing plus the place smells good. Then the nail specialists are very accommodating and they really take their time. Tip: Book ahead to have an appointment  you may contact them at 02 815 6350

 

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The Hand EntrĂ©e with manicure ranges at P350 (LA COLORS), If you want premium brands its add P60. I tried the Ruby Wing change color polish got mine in white to gold-ish. Note: It changes color when there is extreme heat exposure – takes time though.

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Ruby wing change color polish (white-gold)

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They start off soaking your hands with this baking pan (the store’s culinary concept) and then applied your choice of  scrub, oil and mask. Then they wrap both of your arms with a  plastic wrap and wait on for 10 minutes then the massage (aperitif), you choose either soft or hard. Then they start with your manicure session 🙂

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Here are your choices to choose from 🙂

Seasoning scrub:

  1. Cucumber: tightens open pores and rejuvenates complexion
  2. Peppermint: makes skin clearer (my choice)
  3. Pumpkin: prevents skin aging and promotes skin rejuvenation
  4. Coffee: one of the best exfoliator! Bye bye dead skin cells
  5. Strawberry: excellent skin cleanser.

Treat (Mask):

  1. Coffee: Tightens your loose skin. (my choice)
  2. Orange: natural treatment for dark spots and blemishes.
  3. Milk: skin fairer and radiant
  4. Peppermint: Good skin moisturizer and reduce infection.
  5. Lemongrass: restores your skin to its original lightness.

Oil:

  1. Mint: Relaxes your senses and alleviates stress.
  2. Grapefruit: Stimulates production of collagen
  3. Lavender: antispetic properties.
  4. Green tea: Enhanced by sun protection by eliminating radicals
  5. Mineral: Extra dry and sensitive skin

Aperitif:

  1. Acupressure: Relieve yourself from tight pressure points.
  2. Swedish: To relax and soothe you with penetrating strokes.
  3. Detox: Drain unwanted substances.
  4. Signature: Mix of different senses that waken your senses.

While there take some R&R time to get a massage. Your choice is either Acupressure, Swedish, Detox and Signature). Coverage: Hands, Feet, Arms, Leg, Head and Neck.

15 minutes (choose 1) P250

30 minutes (Choose 2) P400

60 minutes (Choose 3) P600

 

Tommy Esguerra as Christian in “Christian and Anne” by Dolce Amore

As a reader/bookie myself, I can’t believe that the evolution of writing changes – as social media becomes a medium and now it can be flipped into the book pages, this my friends is what people call now Socialserye. Maybe you’ve heard of Vince and Kath spread all over and shared on Facebook. Well this is a different story about unconditional love of Christian and Anne. It is very unusual for me to read text messages on a book – I am very open minded about it.

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The gist of the story is about Christian, a fat nerd who confesses his feelings via text to Anne – which started this whole story. Anne, is the most popular gal in school who recently just broke up with her heartthrob boyfriend Patrick. That’s when Christian tried to make “the moves” when Anne was at the stage of vulnerability. Well Christian became a rebound but then Anne started to fall for this chubby chaser. Then this Patrick guy came in the picture again and try to ruin and tear the two apart.

Christian got hurt, seek refuge by going back to the states coming back and crossing paths with Anne years after turned into this hunk/ every girl’s dream guy. And that is where the story revolves and the trials these two lovebirds have to face.

This novel is the brainchild of Dolce Amore – she was all about the idea that  love comes in all shapes and sizes, an advocate of unconditional love. We asked why she chose Tommy Esguerra as “Christian”. She said she admired Tommy for a long time and he would be perfect as Christian because of his pretty boy face, Adonis figure and charm. Will there be a sequel I asked, she said “Yes”.

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If you guys want to grab a copy of Christian and Anne, the book is available in all leading National Bookstores for the price of P150 and get kilig too.

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