Sparkle TV: Winners Of The Happy Skin Giveaway!

You guys!! Thank you to everyone who subscribed to my channel, watched the video, and followed Happy Skin! It was so much fun to hear from you all and feel your excitement about the products. P.S. If you haven’t seen my unboxing video yet, click play below!


So as you probably already know, I’m giving away THREE Happy Skin Served On A Silver Platter Kits! A lot of you have been patiently waiting to find out who the winners are, so without further ado… Continue reading

My IG #Shelfie Got Featured In InStyle!!!

I’ve got some exciting news to share with you!

InStyle ran a story about skincare shelfies... ran a story about how skincare shelfies are so hot right now.

I didn’t even know about it until @saritaagerman left a comment on my IG saying that she saw one of my photos featured in InStyle. Now I don’t know this kind stranger, so I Googled like crazy to see if it was true using random keywords like “InStyle,” “shelfie,” and “2016.” And you know what I discovered?

...and I was one of the Instagrammers featured!!! Woo-hoo!!!

It’s true! I was one of the Instagrammers featured in InStyle’s shelfie story!!! Read the full story here.

This is a HUGE deal for me because I’ve always loved InStyle (like Frances and I used to dream about working for this magazine!) and I always try super hard to take pretty IG photos. This feature actually came at the right time because I’ve kinda hit IG burnout and haven’t posted anything this week. It’s just the inspiration I needed, so thank you so much to (and their writer, Wendy Rose Gould) for this super cool feature! I’m very kilig! ♥

Ever Heard Of Edible Cosmetics?

Sometimes, you see (or smell!) a beauty product that’s good enough to eat! Beauty companies have yet to invent this, but the gals at Buzzfeed did find a loophole via natural cosmetics. Watch—it’s so funny!

I’m not gonna lie—I’ve been tempted to taste beauty products before. But after watching this video, the urge is now gone! LOL! I am curious about what that lipstick tastes like though. Do you think it’s the only one girls liked because we’re so used to eating lipstick (even the non-natural kind) already? ♥

Instagram Update (And A Freebie Alert!)

If you’re an Instagram addict, then by now, you probably know that it’s going through a few changes.


Make sure you hit the THREE DOTS on the upper right corner of my IG and select TURN ON NOTIFICATIONS to see all my sparkly IG updates :)

The good news is, this IG update also gives me an excuse to raffle off freebies! If you follow me and turn on notifications for my posts, you’ll get a chance to win 3K worth of beauty products and another 3K worth of loot for your friend! Here’s what you have to do:

  1. Follow me on IG (@beautyandsparkl) and turn on post notifications for my account.
  2. Leave a comment under this photo and say “Done!” so I know you did it.
  3. Tag a friend, so she can join also! It’ll double your chances of winning!
    *This contest is open to Philippine residents only. The winner will be informed via Instagram on April 8, 2016. 

Super easy, right? Good luck and I’ll see you on IG! ♥

Sephora Is Finally In Manila!!!

Well, kinda…

You can now shop online via

You can now shop online via

Sure, there are limited brands available. And sure, there may be customs concerns since the products are shipping from Singapore. But it’s still pretty exciting, isn’t it? Especially because I want…

…To try everything from Alexa Chung’s brand, Eyeko (click here).
…To buy this trio of strobing essentials from theBalm (click here).
…This cool eyeliner from Sephora (click here).
…These travel brushes from Zoeva (click here).
…And anything from Burberry (click here). I don’t even know what yet. I. JUST. WANT. SOMETHING.

What’s on your Sephora Philippines wishlist? I suggest you explore by brands!!! So much fun! ♥