Australian Beauty Finds

My recommended skincare products from the Land Down Under

7 Alternative Uses for Petroleum Jelly

Who knew that this clear tub that’s been hanging long in your medicine cabinet can actually have a lot of beauty uses? It’s a staple in most makeup artists’ kits. Aside from healing chapped lips, diaper rash, cuts, bruises, and newly minted tatts, petroleum jelly has many other uses. 1. Overnight foot treatment Are you […]

Review: Bioderma Hydrabio Moisturizing Anti-UV Mist

Sunscreen water. Yes! This is the next big thing when it comes to sunblock! I chanced upon this gem while browsing through thousands of products in a pharmacy in Paris. I was skeptical in the beginning but since it only cost 4.50 Euro (approximately P250), I told myself, “What the heck, I might as well […]

By Barbi Chan

Video: Multiple Ways to Use Aloe Derma Pure Aloe Vera Gel

How do I use my aloe vera gel? Let me count the ways! Video by Roanne Aujero. Shot on location at Philosophy Skincare, Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall. Tara Cabullo is a digital marketing professional for a leading telco company by day and a lifestyle blogger whenever she can at Live An Inspired Life. Some […]

Homemade Exfoliators For Oily Skin

Scrubbing is important to remove dead skin. If you have oily skin, it is even more important to remove excess oil to prevent breakouts and acne. Many commercial facial scrubs sold in the market can be painful in the pocket and may also contain ingredients that further aggravate your skin condition. Homemade scrubs are the […]

By Barbi Chan

Review: Philosophy Facial

The Beauty Ministers and BDJ Box contributors were treated to a day of detox and pampering at the biggest Philosophy biggest store in the world, right in the heart of SM Megamall’s Fashion Hall. We felt like college girls all over again as Philosophy’s Cristina Conde and Barbs Miravalles gave us a classroom workshop on […]

By Kate Alvarez

10 Beauty Products to Share With Your Man

Share these with your bae!

By Kate Alvarez

Facial Masks For Every Skin Problem

A good facial mask has multiple benefits, such as clarifying, moisturizing, cleansing, and even lightening your skin. There are plenty of beauty brands that sell potent facial masks in different forms—sheets, clay, and cream. But for DIY Bellas, you can find ingredients in your refrigerator to help you concoct your own DIY mask! Skin Problem: […]

By Barbi Chan

Review: Aloe Derma Pure Aloe Vera Gel

Ever since I opened my May BDJ Box, I have been using Aloe Derma Pure Aloe Vera Gel in place of buttery creams and body oils on days I need to moisturize. For me it’s been really good in this heat and in helping my skin replenish its lost moisture from daily activities, sun exposure, […]

5 Outdated Beauty Rules To Break

Beauty rules serve a purpose. It guides us to what is socially acceptable, but as time evolves, there are rules that have to be updated, or worse, broken and completely forgotten. Outdated rule # 1: Don’t let roots show. With the popularization of ombre hair color, we have come to love the gradual blending of […]

By Valerie Tan

Skincare For Your 20s

I truly believe that your 20s is the golden age group—no wrinkles, firm and taut skin, and you feel like you own the world. How awesome, right? If only I can turn back time. I am now 41 and my skin is not as young as those in their 20s, but for someone my age, […]

By Barbi Chan

Fruits and Veggies That Made My Skin Look Better

I agree that beauty comes from the inside. I noticed that whenever my diet is unhealthy, my skin is not as good or as clear as I want it to be. When I incorporated healthier choices in my diet, I noticed that certain fruits and vegetables really do have a positive effect on the texture […]

By Barbi Chan

Preggy Picks

OB-approved skincare and makeup products I swear by!

3 Ways to Get the Daily Bridal Glow

Say “I do” everyday to bringing out your best version of you!