TBG Journal

This is where I’ll post my personal experiences, random thoughts, and musings.

Ridiculously Cheap Mini Beauty Haul at Landmark Makati

I'm a big fan of getting more bang for every buck I spend on beauty. Don't get me wrong, I believe in investing in skin care and makeup. I'm willing to fork over my hard-earned money for pricier products--as long as I'm satisfied with their performance and they last me reasonably longer than the cheaper Read More ...

Perfecting Your Base Workshop by Nikki Tiu (AskMeWhats)

I signed up for Nikki Tiu of AskMeWhats.com's workshop entitled "Perfecting Your Base" last Saturday, July 25, 2016 at San Francisco Coffee Shop (SanCoCo). I'm no makeup pro, but I thought I knew more about creating a good makeup base than the average woman. To be honest, I signed up because I read her post on Read More ...

5 Reasons to Shop at Althea Philippines

My heart exploded when I heard about Althea Philippines around early February this year, a few weeks before their official launch on February 15th. Beauty enthusiasts united that day to get their K-beauty on. The website ph.althea.kr actually crashed several times! So many people were logging on. If you haven't tried Althea yet, here are Read More ...

Unbelievable: Shiseido Tsubaki Shampoo and Conditioner at DAISO

I dropped by Daiso and guess what I found? Shiseido Tsubaki Shampoos and Conditioners 550 mL... for only P388 each! I've wanted to try these out for the longest time, but I just can't bring myself to shell out more than a thousand pesos for my everyday shampoo and conditioner. I've been seeing them online Read More ...

Sale Alert: BeautyMNL.com Lip Year Sale

BeautyMNL is having a Lip Year Sale! Get it? Coz it starts on a leap year, haha. Check it out at https://beautymnl.com/lipyearsale. I recommend getting the L.A. Colors and Wet n' Wild bundles if you want to get the most bang for your buck. Lippies from Ofra, Banila Co., Pixi by Petra, and Pop are Read More ...

TBG Review Criteria

Here at The Beautyholic Geek, our reviews follow a kind of grading system. We're doing this so reviews can be as objective as possible, based on the following: For Products (skin care, makeup, tools):  Safety: Is the product safe to use for everyone, including kids, pregnant women and sensitive skin types?  Sturdiness: Is the packaging Read More ...

Welcome to The Beautyholic Geek!

Under REVIEWS, you can find a unique way of assessing various products available in Metro Manila. I came up with this grading system that's not dependent on my own personal opinion on the product, but an objective assessment of a product's merits. Browse through CHEM CLASS to learn more about common ingredients used in cosmetics and Read More ...