Powder Power with Ellis Faas Powder Compact

October 22, 2014

I’ve been quite averse to powder products for the longest time (just recently warmed up to the idea). That’s no secret. I seem to enjoy sporting the ‘dewy’ (treading oily territory) look even if my combination skin is begging for some dusting of powder already. An overly matte face just isn’t my cup of tea. This Ellis Faas Powder Compact* is anything but.  READ MORE

Insta Lately: October 2014

October 21, 2014

Working on some things so I haven’t been able to finish my drafted reviews. Exciting base products are on the list! Also, if you’re experiencing some blog glitches (unresponsive layout etc.), apologies as I’m tweaking my blog again. For now, let me leave you with an Instagram Roundup. Are you following me on Instagram already? It’s @themistymom. I usually post new stuff in there weeks/months before I get to blog about it here. READ MORE

The Wait is Over: H&M Arrives in Manila

October 19, 2014

I normally don’t get soooo excited for global retail franchises opening here in Manila anymore. Maybe 4 years ago I would’ve said the complete opposite but it’s no secret I’m generally less interested in all things fashion nowadays. For H&M though, I’ll make an exception – mostly for sentimental reasons.  READ MORE