OMG! Look what my thoughtful mother in law got me from her Korea trip!
Super cool right? Love ’em!
It’s been 2 months already.
My eyebrow’s partially healed. Past the itchy stage and the peeling stage.
Problem is, it looks so light sometimes. I want it a little bit darker and thicker.
So after the wait, I finally had it retouched. And boy does it hurt so much more!!!
Hopefully, the retouch will achieve the look or should I say, the perfect eyebrows for me.
Here’s a before and after photo.
Will post a new photo after a week or 2.
I am one girl who really loves accessories and other girly stuff! So this new product really suits me and definitely all the other girls like me!
My newest baby is called Lock-It Lockets. Our tagline is “Pick a locket. Tell your story with charms. Lock it and wear it!”
Remember the old fashioned lockets we used to have when we were kids, where we put our pictures or pictures of our loved ones and wear it close to our heart? Lock-It Lockets is a modern version of that.
You choose your own locket, it could be simple with a plain surface or it could be full of bling! Lockets come in a variety of colors – gold, rose gold, silver, coffee and gun black. They also have a lot of shapes, some are round and some are heart-shaped.
Our lockets are made of alloy and glass. Don’t fret, this material is hypoallergenic and would not be a threat whatsoever to your health. You are free to wear it anytime and anywhere!
How to personalize your locket? It’s so easy! Just pick out charms that best represent who you are. Or maybe mix and match charms that could tell a story. It’s all about you and who you are or who you hope to be.
Here’s an example of our round bracelet lockets.
And our heart-shaped necklace lockets.
We also have round necklace lockets.
Another good thing about these lockets, it’s not permanent. You can change the charms depending on your mood. You can also interchange the chains for the necklaces. There’s a lot to do with the lockets and the charms!
Always a new accessory to wear! So what are you waiting for?
Pick a locket. Tell your story with charms. Lock it and wear it!
As my hair has its own life even if blow dried, I have been longing to have it straightened for a few months now. I don’t have curly or kinky hair, it’s a little bit wavy and tends to get dry sometimes. So when I heard that my cousin had her hair done, beautifully, at a promo price, I didn’t hesitate anymore!
I don’t usually spend so much on my hair. I get Php50.00 haircuts at a salon in Kalentong, near the palengke (market). I am not maarte in that part. But even with the Php 50.00 budget, I still get lots of compliments for my hair cut! Isn’t that the best deal?
I wanted a wash and wear hair, that’s the reason I had my hair cut short. I am a breastfeeding mother and I don’t have all the time in the world. In the morning, I pump before I leave for office. I usually choose sleeping late than getting up early just to fix my hair. But with my hair always flying away, I don’t have a choice but to make time for it. Lately, since I still don’t have time, I bring my blower in the office and blow my hair there. Still, it flies away.
So, hearing about BWL Salon is like a gift for my birthday. My birthday is June 11. I was scheduled for June 12, it’s Independence Day so there’s no work. Fortunately, hubby didn’t have a schedule that day also. I was free to go!
I got there around 11am. Just in time for my appointment. They asked me what I want to be done to my hair. I was there for the IVL, it’s Ionic Volume Treatment, they told me it’s milder than Hair Rebond. It doesn’t make your hair look like walis! They offered Hair Color at a promo price also. Since it’s my birthday gift for myself, I decided to splurge a little.
It took 4.5 hours all in all to get everything done! I brought a book (a gift for my birthday) because I know it’s gonna be a long process! But I only read a few chapters because they played “I-Vice Ganda mo ako sa Araneta!” It’s so funny but I can’t hear some line because they were blow drying my hair! I am so happy with the results! Even the color, I really like.
Here are some photos of the salon! I love the interior! It’s all white but they used colorful stickers! I love how they used the leafy stickers and little flowery 2d stickers to add to that cozy feel! I also love their chandelier!
Oh! Maybe you’re asking for the result of my IVL. See the before and after! You’ll be amazed! The Before Photo was taken while Roma, my stylist, was already clipping and dividing my hair into sections. Roma also gave me a free Bangs Haircut!
I also want to take note of Jeffrey (I hope I got it right!) I think he’s the Manager there. He’s very attentive to clients, he’s charming and he’s very hands-on! All I want in a salon! I give this salon 10 out of 10! Good service! Nice people! I’ll be back, if not sooner, later!
BWL Salon Facebook Page here
Contact Numbers: 6643020 / 0998-4671215
When: February 1, 2013
Where: Mary Pauline Salon in Kalentong, Mandaluyong City
What: Full Hair Color with Treatment, Trim, Wash and Blowdry
Price: Php 549.00 valued at Php 3,500.00 / savings Php 2,951.00
I had 3 hours worth of salon pampering! I love my new hair, my new hair color – my new look! This deal is so worth it!
I chose this salon because it’s just a 5 to 10 minute drive from our house. Being a mom to a 1 and a half month old baby, I couldn’t go somewhere far. I took the risk of not knowing if the hairstylist was good enough. All I wanted was to have my hair cut in a new style and have it colored.
I knew that the salon’s newly opened. We always pass by it when we’re on our way home from Greenhills. When I called yesterday to make my appointment, the one who answered my call made it easy. I called up earlier today to change my schedule into a later hour, afraid that I might be scratched off my appointment. Again, the one who answered didn’t make it hard for me.
I was really excited when I left the house. I have with my Itouch a picture of the hairstyle I want. I have in my mind the hair color I want. When I got to the salon, I was greeted with smiles. The owner was on her way out, but she also gave a sweet smile.
I gave my voucher and showed my ID. After that, I was asked by the senior stylist what color I prefer. He suggested to mix 2 shades, and I loved how it turned out. Not so loud blonde, but not so dull brown. It’s just the right mix.
After choosing my hair color, I showed him the hairstyle I want. He agreed and he asked one of the staff to shampoo my hair. He cut my hair slowly and tediously, I’d think. He made sure that the ends of my hair are cut evenly. I liked his style actually. We proceeded with hair color. Applied the dye in 2 steps. First, only the “body” of my hair was covered. Second, he applied all over the hair till the “roots.” Waited for around an hour for this to finish. After this, my hair was rinsed, shampooed and applied treatment. Came with head massage also. Chit chatted for awhile with the one massaging my hair. I got back to my seat and my hair was blow dried. He made the final trimmings and voila! I love my new look!
I would definitely recommend this salon. Not only do they have a nice and clean salon, they also have friendly staff who provides good service. It’s worth all the moolah you’ll spend. Stars for them? 5 of 5
PS. Had to pay additional Php 100.o0 for the hair cut, because what’s included in the deal was only a trim. This was agreed upon before we started. Php 549.00 + Php 100.00 = Php 649.00, the amount is still a steal.
When: July 2, 2011
Where: i-Lash Salon / The Vanity Room at Quezon City
What: Fine Service Lash Extensions
Price: Php 275.00 valued at Php 550.00 / savings: Php 275.00
I bought this voucher because I heard from my sister in law that her officemates are fans of eyelash extensions! When I saw this deal on Ensogo, I immediately purchased for myself and for my sis in law!
We haven’t thought yet when to try it out when my MIL talked us into availing it ASAP since my daughter’s party is coming up. A day later! A Sunday. I panickedly called up branches nearest our location, one of which is the Greenhills Branch, only to be told that they are not included in the promo. We have no choice but to go at the last minute in their Retiro Branch. Without reservations at all!
Good thing the branch was still open, and they accepted us. I think they were about to close already. We were the last 2 clients!
My sis in law went first, so I saw the whole procedure done. The specialist will ask you how long you want your lashes to be. They have 3 sizes. After choosing, you will be asked to lie down. Masking tape will be put under yourlower eyelids. The specialist had a box of lashes, black dye / ink working as the glue and a stick like tool for easy handling.
Eyes are closed while the procedure is being done. It doesn’t hurt at all. You can even sleep!
After glueing the lashes on, your face will face the electric fan! To dry out the glue I suppose!
The whole procedure was an hour, making you really sleepy. But you cannot sleep because you want to see the results already! Talk about being excited! Haha!
After the procedure, when you look in the mirror, you can really see the difference! Too bad I wasn’t able to take a before and after picture! I love the lashes till it fell one by one! It looked natural! I got so many compliments when I had the lashes on! I am thinking of having it done again! Soon I hope!
Now, let’s talk about the downside, you cannot wet the lashes as often as you would want to. The lifetime of the lashes depends on the glue. If it gets wet often, tendency is it will be washed away! For example, if the right eye gets wet often than the left eye, the result will be, right eye has thinner or no lash extensions and left eye has thicker or more lash extensions!
Also, the lashes are a little stiff, when it touches your skin, it feels you really have something in your eyes.
Oh well, with beauty comes sacrifice!
5 out of 5 stars – for the reason that I got super duper many compliments!
When: July 2, 2011
Where: ChillSPAce Nails Spa & Coolers at Quezon City
What: ChillSPAce Package inclusive of Manicure, Pedicure, Hand Spa & Foot Spa and 30-minute Hand & Foot Reflex Price: Php 360.00 valued at Php 900.00 / savings: Php 540.00
This is the ChillSPAce Nails Spa & Coolers Logo! I love this version! Looks really cool!
It was a quaint little corner in a condo along E Rodriguez Ave in Quezon City.
It was a little bit hard to find because their signage wasn’t outside their building! Instead, it was in the building next to them. We were dropped by my husband in that next building, so me and my mother in law had to walk under the scorching sun to go to the “right” building where ChillSPAce is really located. And we had to ask the guards also where it was because on that “right” building was a driveway. Yun pala, you have to walk a little bit more to see the cute spa!
When we got inside, we were greeted by the receptionist warmly. However, since it was a Saturday, they can’t accommodate us yet! We waited for 2 hours to have our nails done! Take note! We had a reservation!!!
While waiting, we tried the coolers, Taro for me and Green Tea for my MIL! Yummyness!
Since there wasn’t anything to do, I checked their Menu!
I love how there is the word CHILL in the names of the treatments!
Our package was a combination of their treatments.
After hours of waiting, we finally got our seats inside!
My MIL took the leftmost seat, and I took the seat next to her, which is the color RED! I love RED!
I love the interior of the ChillSPAce spa. The seats are comfortable. The wall mural adds oomph to the spa!
There are clean magazines to read while having your nails done too!
After being seated, our feet were immediately soaked in the footspa machine. Bubbles up and the foot scrub begins! My feet felt very very clean after! They looked so white! And you can see all the dead skin on the towel! Good bye dead skin cells!
While I am having my foot scrub, somebody else was also doing my hand. Talk about service! But the hand spa wasn’t as good as the foot spa! Maybe because our hands’ skin’s softer compared to our feet’s skin! After the hand and foot spa, manicure and pedicure began! I love the glittery blue color. It made my skin whiter! And the polish wasn’t like other polish that’s easy to break and chip off!
After the manicure and pedicure, the hand and foot reflex began. It felt so good! Because not only my hands were massaged, my whole arms were massaged too! I even felt sleepy for a while there! It was the same for the foot reflex! My muscles went a little tingly from the pressure! In a good way!
My experience with ChillSPAce Nails Spa & Coolers was memorable and amazing!
If not for the super LONG waiting time, I would have given it a perfect score! But it still gets 4.5 out of 5 stars!
I will definitely go back! See you then!
Photos from ChillSPAce Facebook Page.