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Manja Spa & Salon Aqua Glow Facial Treatment Review

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Aqua Peels (aka Hydra facials, Hydradermabrasion) are the new rage in the world of dermabrasion. It was popularized by Korean beauty innovators. Manja’s Aqua Glow treatment is part of their newer list of facial care services in line with the extension of their spa and salon place. I got to experience it first and it was done in their new skin treatment center no less. ­čÖé

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Support Local: Katha Aromatics

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The next Support Local brand I would like to highlight on the blog is Katha Aromatics. It was a passion project by a couple created by their own needs as a family who are into an all natural and zero-waste lifestyle. Now it has become an expressive brand of handcrafted and aromatic wellness products known as Katha Aromatics. Katha is not just a story of handcrafted products, but also the evolving lifestyles of a young family who loves nature and seeks to preserve it for the next generation.

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Support Local: Lerio Chocolates

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How can something as sinful as chocolates be so guilt-free? That’s what I first thought upon reading the packaging of 70% dark and milk chocolate. Lerio Chocolates are proudly local made – from plantation to bar. They make premium specialty chocolates made from single-estate grown cacao from Rosario, Agusan del Sur, Philippines.

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Naturals by Watsons: All-Natural Beauty Review

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Last week I got a pretty heavy package sent by my ever favorite Sample Room fam. It was all contained in a rather unusual sack-like pouch with the cutesy green Naturals by Watsons ribbon. Not gonna lie, the eco-friendly PR is on point and I wasn’t expecting to see full sizes of some of their bestselling products. My dog Church and I couldn’t wait to check them all out!

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Feminism: The Road to Why it Matters

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“Feminism is wherever feminism needs to be. Feminism need to be everywhere because feminism is not everywhere. What did it mean, what does it do, to hold onto feminism, to fight under its name; to feel in its ups and downs, in its coming and goings, your ups and downs, your comings and goings?” – Sara Ahmed, ‘Living a Feminist Life’

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BeauteDerm Travel Set Review

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There is a beauty line that’s been taking Butuan City by storm. What’s cool is that I get to be one of the first few to test it out. Woot woot! It might be a little late for me to post a review about this brand but since a number of people have been asking me about it, here we go.