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New Korean Skincare Brand: Hello Glow

To those who've been following me, you probably know that I'm a big skincare junkie and I have great bias to Korean brands. Majority of Korean brands use natural, safe, and harsh-free ingredients to help achieve our skin goals. Glad to discover a new player in the market called Hello Glow, with sets for every skin concern.


Hello Glow is made in Korea and has a complete line of affordable skin care products that are vegan, cruelty-free, paraben-free, and SLS-free. 


HELLO GLOW CITRONELLA 4-in-1 BODY LOTION
Available on Shopee

As you may know, it’s so hard to get sick these days. We’ll need all sorts of protection, including one against dengue, and Hello Glow’s Citronella 4-in-1 Body Lotion can help shoo away annoying mosquitos. 

This product can moisturize, reverse visible signs of aging, and provide a cooling yet gentle effect on skin. It's formulated with Aloe Vera, Vitamin E, Peppermint, Vitamin C, and Citric Acid. You’ll get all these benefits while shielding yourself from dengue.


Hello Glow All Natural Whitening Set
Only ₱360.00 | Available on Shopee

Dark spots, acne marks, uneven skin tone… if you have any of these skin concerns, this set is for you! Hello Glow’s All Natural Whitening Set contains brightening ingredients like Apple Fruit Extract, Glutathione, Arbutin, Papaya Extract, Vtiamin C and Kojic Acid. 

You’ll know it’s really safe because even pregnant and lactating women can use this set!


Hello Glow Acne Defense Set 
Only ₱360 | Available on Shopee 

Breaking out? Have oily and acne-prone skin? This set might help you! Hello Glow’s Acne Defense Set contains great ingredients to remove pimples - Salicylic Acid and Tea Tree Acid. Both can cleanse your skin and calm inflamed pimples.


Hello Glow Advanced Rejuvenating Set 
Only ₱360 | Available on Shopee

Here’s a set that’s highly recommendable for those with combination to oily skin! Hello Glow’s Advanced Rejuvenating Set can help rejuvenate without disrupting the skin’s barrier, leaving visibly refined tone and texture.

There you have it! If you're purchasing any of these products soon, I'd love to hear your thoughts! Feel free to tag me on Instagram @arnievillanueva_ 

Makeup Spotlight: blk cosmetics

For years now, blk has been my go-to brand for cosmetics. Aside from having great quality, I love how their products are all paraben-free and cruelty-free. :)

This month, they have a special sale happening on Shopee Beauty! Enjoy up to 40% OFF on your favorite blk products! Here are some products that you should look out for:

blk cosmetics Fresh Sunkissed LED Mirror Beauty Fridge Set

from ₱6,336 now down to ₱4,999


This travel-ready beauty fridge contains blk cosmetics' Fresh Sunkissed essentials + a bonus LED mirror for easy touch-ups!


What’s in the kit: blk cosmetics Fresh Sunkissed Shimmer Jelly Multi-Pot Golden Hour (Glow and Blush), Fresh Sunkissed Creamy All-Over Paint (Poolside, Summer Time, Golden Hour, Palm Springs), Fresh Sunkissed Gloss Gel Tint (Poolside, Summer Time, Golden Hour, Palm Springs), Fresh Sunkissed Volume Boost Waterproof Mascara, and Fresh Sunkissed LED Beauty Fridge (with 3 Light Setting)

from ₱1,077 down to ₱999


These might be tagged as summer essentials, but these are definitely great all year-round! 

What’s in the kit: blk cosmetics Fresh Sunkissed Shimmer Jelly Multi-Pot Golden Hour in Glow, Fresh Sunkissed Creamy All-Over Paint in Palm Springs, and Volume Boost Waterproof Mascara

from ₱1,745 down to ₱1,596


What’s in the kit: blk cosmetics Fresh Sunkissed Creamy All-Over Paint in Poolside, Summer Time, Golden Hour, and Palm Springs. Plus, get a FREE blk cosmetics Fresh Deep Moisture + Collagen Face Mask in Coco Crush

You know where to find them: https://shopee.ph/blkcosmetics ;)

All About Breville's Smart Oven® Air Fryer

Admit it, air fryers are heaven-sent! The technology it has is so amazing that it changed the way we experience fried meals. Now, what more if one device can do 10 different cooking functions... including baking? šŸ˜±

This is where Breville comes in. This premium kitchen brand has perfected the art of producing home partners that makes food preparation easy and healthy. Through their new innovation called Breville Smart Oven® Air Fryer, 10 cooking functions can be done with a dual-speed convection feature that reduces cooking time by up to 30% with this new kitchen must-have!

Experienced cooking with the Smart Oven® Air Fryer and I'm so amazed with the results! I actually made a Youtube video so you can see the full process, hope you can watch it!


To those working from home with busy schedules, this Smart Oven® Air Fryer is your new kitchen BFF! It's so easy to use - it has the versatility of an oven and an air fryer rolled in one small product. Healthier pa!


Here's an overview of what I cooked! Complete from appetizer to dessert!

Air Fried Cucumber with Herbed Yogurt Dip - this one's such a good meal starter!
Korean Chicken Wings - that perfect color, though? So amazing!
Wicked Oreos - you can't go wrong!

All these are known to be deep-fried, but we totally skipped the oil and achieved amazing results!

Last April, Breville Philippines had a virtual event called "Hey, Home Fryer!" which featured well-known culinary luminaries Chef Waya Araos-Wijangco of Gourmet Gypsy Art Cafe and Chef Gem Tee of Salta Ristorante. You can catch the full episode here and see the possibilities with the Smart Oven® Air Fryer.


Stay tuned for more updates on this culinary gathering by following Breville’s official Facebook page and Instagram

Want to know more about the brand’s products? Visit https://www.breville.com.ph/ for more information about them.