Top Beauty Picks at the Lazada Online Revolution 2016

Happy Singles Day! That’s 11.11 in case you didn’t know. More importantly, today marks the start of the Lazada Online Revolution 2016. To kick off this exciting sale event, I am sharing with you my Top Beauty Picks at the Lazada Online Revolution 2016.

I have always been a fan of Lazada. Convenient online shopping. Free delivery for a minimum order of P2,000. Cash on delivery and many other payment options. Plus, the variety of products available is just astounding. And yes, amazing promos, discounts, and sale events.

For this year’s Online Revolution, Lazada has been promoting a lot of the beauty products they have on their catalogue. Even the brands themselves, like Maybelline and L’Oreal Paris have been actively promoting the Online Revolution on their social media accounts. This excites me a lot.

First off, some tips when buying beauty products from Lazada. For cosmetics and products that I apply or put on my face, I only buy from Lazada or the brand itself. Make sure to look for the “Sold and Fulfilled by Lazada” tag on the right panel of the product page. Alternatively, check out the seller’s link if the item is not sold and fulfilled by Lazada. Make sure to look for these badges, as well: 100% Buyer Protection, Genuine Product, and 14 Days Easy Return. More importantly, take time to read ratings and reviews located below the product details.

A lot of inexpensive make up and beauty tools are sourced or shipped from abroad. These items usually take longer than the usual 7 day delivery period and the cash on delivery option is not available for these items. You may opt to pay using Your Smart Mastercard Debit Card, PayMaya, or HelloPay. When you choose HelloPay, after finishing your order transaction you will be given a transaction code and you can pay within 48 hours via any 711 store using that transaction code.

Before you go on a beauty buying frenzy, note that there will be a Beauty Fanatic Week happening from November 14 – 19. But if I were you I’d buy my top picks now because stocks are running out fast. And the prices of items that are on sale today will not go lower any more. But do hold off in buying beauty products that are not yet on sale.

Maybelline Beauty Picks at the Lazada Online Revolution 2016

Beauty Picks at the Lazada Online Revolution 2016: Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Mattes - Nude Embrace
Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Mattes – Nude Embrace

If you know me well enough, you would know I’m a big fan of Maybelline. And yes, their Creamy Mattes are to die for. They are inexpensive, creamy, and comes in many gorgeous shades. My current favorite is the Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Matte Lipstick in Touch of Spice. Apparently, it is one of their most popular shades EVER and is always out of stock even in mall stores. There are several shades on sale from P299 to P149. The share I ordered is Nude Embrace.

Check out these Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Mattes Shades.

Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Mattes
Maybelline Color Sensational Creamy Mattes

So temptingly beautiful. Don’t forget each one is only just P149 via the Lazada Online Revolution.

Here’s another Maybelline favorite current on sale. The Maybelline Micellar Water.

Maybelline Micellar Water
Maybelline Micellar Water

The Maybelline 4 in 1 Micellar Water Cleanser is a beauty must-have for me. It is the first make up remover that I absolutely love and swear by. It has no fragrance, is alcohol free, and oil free. Micellar Water is an effective make up remover that is not harsh or greasy. Perfect! The bottle is a bit bulky but I bring it even when traveling.

And while I still have a bottle of it, the markdown from P199 to P139 is just too tempting. If you have not tried this product yet, get one during the Lazada sale. Check it out at this link.

There are many other Maybelline products on sale but these two are my top beauty picks at the Lazada Online Revolution 2016.

L’Oreal Paris Beauty Picks at the Lazada Online Revolution 2016

Another brand I love is L’Oreal Paris. And I was about to checkout the items I had picked when I decided to check their Online Revolution offers. And I was so happy.

My favorite L’ Oreal Paris True Match Liquid Foundation is on sale at 50% off. AWESOME!

LOreal Paris True Match Super Blendable Foundation - Rose Porcelain
L’ Oreal Paris True Match Super Blendable Foundation – Rose Porcelain

The True Match line is branded as such because every product comes in a wide range of shades that everyone is sure to find the shade that would perfectly and truly match her (or his) skintone. I used to buy the Gold Porcelain (G2) shade but I’ve been told I should start buying lighter shades. LOL! What I like about the True Match Super Blendable Foundation is how easy it is to blend. Super blendable hype is real, ladies. And it feels light. It is the first liquid foundation that I bought more than 1 bottle of. It doesn’t feel heavy even when it’s super humid. Tip: Set it with the True Match Two Way Cake Foundation or the True Match Genius Two Way Cake Foundation. Both are also on sale at Lazada.

Another L’Oreal Paris item you should grab is a stick of the L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Lipstick. Get one or more, actually. Haha!

L'Oreal Paris Color Riche Star Collection Lipstick - Iris Aishwarya and Fan Bingbing
L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Star Collection Lipstick – Iris Aishwarya and Fan Bingbing

This is another item I already own. In fact, I have this in two shades: L’Oreal Paris Color Riche La Vie En Rose Star Collection Lipstick – Iris Aishwarya and the L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Star Collection Lipstick – Fan Bingbing. Both were gifted to me and both colors are oh so deliciously gorgeous. I love the color pay off and the luxurious feel of the cream. Thanks, Jexx and Ming!
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Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0

It’s official. Members of the Davao Bloggers Society (DBS) are flying in to join Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0.

Blogapalooza 2016: Horizons 2.0
Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0

Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0 is happening this Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Novotel Manila Araneta Center. And for the first time ever, bloggers from various blogger organizations in Visayas and Mindanao are joining the event.

Blogapalooza is a the Philippines’ first and largest Business-to-Blogger Networking and Marketing Event. It is a networking opportunity where bloggers and businesses alike have the chance to meet potential partners who will help them grow their respective brands.

Visayas and Mindanao Bloggers at Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0

This year, I along with other members of DBS will be attending the event, not just to network and market our own blogs, but also to represent our organization. Davao Bloggers Society is one of the eight VisMin Bloggers Organizations participating in Blogapalooza.

VisMin Bloggers Organizations at Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0
VisMin Bloggers Organizations at Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0

DBS will be represented by myself, along with Jexx Hinggo, Josef Cagas, Klyde Jarabelo, and Jeffrey Mondia. Also joining are Claudine Claire Chua, Cham Tanteras, and Kezia Marie Medina.

Other VisMin organizations joining Blogapalooza 2016 Horizons 2.0 are:

The event organizers have partnered with Philippine Airlines for our flights and Novotel for our hotel accommodations this weekend.
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Starbucks Holiday Cards 2016

It is November and the holiday season is in full gear here in our beloved Philippines. We are a few weeks away from the Christmas break and the Starbucks Holiday Cards 2016 are finally available at all Starbucks Philippines stores.

Starbucks cards are awesome gift ideas for your coffeeholic loved ones. I, for one, am always happy whenever I receive a Starbucks card. It’s cute. And the load credits and star rewards are helpful for when you’re traveling. You get a cup (or cups) of coffee without spending your cash. Plus, the cards are all oh so pretty.

Starbucks Holiday Cards 2016

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Every year, Starbucks releases new and fresh iterations of their legacy holiday cards: a Snowman Card and a Holiday Tree Card. And this year it is joined by a Happy Holidays Card.

Starbucks Holiday Cards 2016 - Holiday Tree, Snowman, and Happy Holidays
Starbucks Holiday Cards 2016 – Holiday Tree, Snowman, and Happy Holidays

This year’s Snowman and Holiday Tree Starbucks Holiday Cards both have a hand-painted feel with white wintery backgrounds. The Happy Holiday Cards also have a white background with mistletoes and holiday holly as accents. It is

This year’s Snowman and Holiday Tree Cards have a backdrop of wintery scenes in a hand-painted finish, while the Happy Holidays Card decked with mistletoes and holiday holly will be offered for the first time here in the Philippines. This year is the first time a Happy Holidays Starbucks Card is available in the Philippines.

Each of these Starbucks Holiday Cards 2016 are available starting November 2, 2016 for an initial consumable load amount of P300.

Special Edition Starbucks Holiday Cards 2016

This year, there are two Special Edition Starbucks Holiday Cards, the Red and Gold Mini Card and the 2016 Red Cup Card.

Starbucks Holiday Cards 2016 - Red and Gold 02
Starbucks Holiday Cards 2016 – Red and Gold 02

So, gorgeous. I am quite lucky coz during the Starbucks Philippines Holiday 2016 Launch, I won myself one of these beautiful Red and Gold Cards. It’s a thrill for me to have won this because I collect Starbucks cards and this one is definitely a must-have for me.

The unique thing about this card is its size. The height of the 2016 Red and Gold Starbucks Card is same as the Starbucks Mini Cards but the width is same as their regular cards. It is available from selected Starbucks Philippines stores with an initial consumable amount of P2,500 starting December 5, 2016.
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