For Christmas Eve, my mom and I hit the mall for our last hooraah on holiday shopping. I bought some things for myself this time.
First up is my shirt from Freeway. I got a 3/4 sleeves top from their Philippines National Artist Collectors Series featuring F. Sionil Jose. I am such a fan of Mr. Jose ever since I read his book, “Three Filipino Women”. He is my favorite Filipino writer. The brand has been featuring local artists and icons. Lucky for me, I found a great-looking top with the best quote: “Literature becomes so important so vital and crucial, for it is in literature that we enshrine memory. Without memory, there is no Nation.”
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I’m really glad that we Filipinos are getting the hang of online shopping. It’s good that we have trusted sellers nowadays; and with the help of social networking sites like Facebook and Multiply, online shopping became easier and more fun.
I’m not a novice when it comes to online shopping but I’m not a frequent buyer as well. I had my first online shopping experience with a very trusted seller and college batch mate, Ana Gonzales of Anagon Collection. I adore her accessories especially her one-of-a-kind wire art designs.
My other fave is Digital Traincase. This online store has been around for a while. They offer NYX products as well as a large collection of nail polishes from different brands. I usually buy from them in bazaars, just for the single reason that I want to test out the products first. But recently I tried ordering online through their Multiply site. It was so hassle-free.
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When I was in L.A. I enjoyed going the nearby Walgreens and CVS because of the wide range of beauty products available. I just wish we have those here. Our local drugstores don’t even have half of what they can offer.
I’ve discussed some other products in my previous post. I just want to share the rest of my loot here:
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I’m not very good when it comes to doing my own nails. I often rely on the professionals for my clean and colorful tips. But while in drugstores like CVS and Walgreens, I couldn’t help myself but purchase some nail-stuff.
Here’s some nail polish I got: Sally Hansen Hard as Nails Xtreme wear Nail Color in Mint Sorbet and Essie nail lacquer in Chinchilly.
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One of my main missions for my L.A. trip is to get some good makeup products. So for the next following posts, I’ll be sharing some of my purchases. I’ll just indicate which are for my personal uses and which are for my professional makeup kit.
Let me start with my first trip to MAC. Here are the goodies I got:
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