Thursday, April 17, 2014

Quickie Post: Getting Rid of these !@#$% Milia

Ever since I was a little princess in Pampanga enjoying Animaniacs and 5 and Up, I've had these small bumps on my face called milia. They are not life threatening or anything, just a major cosmetic annoyance and the bane of my teenage life back then.

No, not WAY back then you monster.

I've tried getting them removed by a famous dermatological clinic through cautery (ouch). Then after a few months, my milia came back as if I did not go through living hell of burning my face at age 11 just to get them removed.

When that failed, I tried various face products but alas! They were just too resilient for any topical cream to have any effect on them.

So I gave up and chucked it all in my winning the genetic lottery for having a face that would not stop getting milia.

Then Skintrends came.
Look at her! Milia-free



When Ate Marge said she can remove my milia while she was going through my usual facial, I was hesitant because I knew the healing process will take as long as for them to go back again on my face. But she said some fancy words that convinced me.

Long story short, and true enough albeit PAINFULLY, she made them disappear! And after 3 days, the scars healed and I was left with a milia-free face!

Look at DTM boy about to enjoy his soothing facial. While I endure getting pricked multiple times due to these @#$%^ milia (or milias for plural?)!
Full disclosure: I still need to go to this place every 3-4 months or so to remove a stray milia (or dozen) though. But I ask for Ate Marge because she does it so well! :)

If you want to visit them, try the Eastwood branch at the 2nd floor of the Cyber & Fashion Mall, near the office entrance. Call 09228847271 for reservations. 

Need more details? Check out their FB page. https://m.facebook.com/skintrends?id=191837024172272&refsrc=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com.ph%2F&_rdr 

Do YOU have a milia "infestation" as well? What do YOU do?

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Adventures of Spa Girl #17: Nurturing Time at Nurture Spa

I know, I know, my title is a bit of a spoiler because obviously my bottom line is that DTM and I enjoyed this refreshing spa place in Tagaytay.

Tagaytay Nurture Spa
Anyhoozles.

This post is coming a tad late, well, a LOT late. 2-years late to be specific, which is making me think I should be publishing this post on a Thursday, making it a #throwbackthursday type of post. Luckily, there is also a Friday version of this, which is #flashbackfriday. And I was just told there is a Saturday version of it as well. Not sure what that hashtag will be. I could probably Google it but... nah.

I digress.

On to the review!

Thursday, December 12, 2013

24 hours after: On Stolen Phones, Police Car Chases and Globe's Customer "Service"

This year, the universe said that it will give me an early Christmas gift and it handed over a Metro Manila life experience that I was spared from, until now. Being pick-pocketed.
OK, maybe this is being too dramatic about it

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Quickie Post: On Janet Lim-Napoles, Miriam Defensor-Santiago and Yolanda

The interwebs was all a-flutter this afternoon after the senate hearing where Janet Lim-Napoles cried "'di ko po alam" and "I invoke my right" so much that resulted to so many JLN-memes.
From creativemanila
And a couple of Miriam Defenso-Santiago ones just because she blew everyone away for being... well, Miriam.
Grabbed from Rappler

If you did not hear or watch the hearing, you can join the nation in frustration by listening or watching here. I was initially thinking about sharing my thoughts on this matter but instead of adding more hate-vibes to the universe, I've decided to shift my energies on the upcoming typhoon that is Yolanda, or as the Twitter-verse is calling it, #YolandaPH
From Pag-asa

Dubbed as the "strongest storm in 2013" by CNN, it is enough to scare the bejesus out of DTM's mom, asking us to stock our pantry full of food and prepare for this storm by acting like doomsday preppers.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Boracay Package: Getting Wet and Wet

Why does this say getting wet and wet? Because half of the time we spent in Boracay, it was raining! But that did not stop us from having some wet fun under the sun!

What did we do?

1.       Watched poi dancers
These ladies and gents that danced poi were intense! One lady with a long hair almost got her hair singed when the wind blew. It was exciting to watch the glow of the fire against the backdrop of the setting Boracay sun.

That lady in the left side almost got into a very bad YouTube video entitled "This girl is on fire (literally)"



The Adventures of Spa Girl #16: Nigi Nigi Massage Center

One of the freebies in the Boracay package we got from TravelOnline was a 30-minute massage in Nigi Nigi Massage Center. So you bet your @ss that this was one of the major points that made me decide to go for TravelOnline as our choice travel agency.
Thank you TravelOnline! Don't you just love that they highlighted the word "each" in the voucher?

Boracay Package: Food, Glorious Food!

You may want to drop by this post first before reading this one. Although if you feel like context does not matter for you, read on my friend, read on.

Ahhhh food. We have a love-hate relationship. And when we were in Boracay, it was definitely a madly in love, newly wed, post-honeymoon level of relationship. But why not right?! How would you expect me to enjoy my vacation if my sisters were binging on the seafood fare while I was on my CalorieCounter app, plugging in everything I was putting in my mouth. Not fun. So I binged to my heart's content.
Look at those fishies, staring at you with their lifeless (but not red) eyes. You need to show respect for the life they gave by NOT dieting in their dead face.

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