Thursday, October 18, 2012

Week 1 Review & Giveaway: LA Colors Palette and Mascara

Hi everyone!

Our weekly giveaways sponsored by has officially started! For our first week we have products from LA Colors!


L.A. Colors 6-Color Eye Shadow 4 grams (Precious) and Double Volume Mascara 8ml (Black)By L.A. Colors PHP 280.00


  • Vibrant Colors
  • Soft, Silky Application
  • Innovating Shades
  • Indulge your eyes into a splash of color
  • These innovative shades range from neutrals to brilliant colors making it easy to mix, match, and appeal to the masses


Personal thought on these eye shadows:

Color pay-off is not as impressive compared to other brands, but this is the perfect palette for makeup beginners! Shadows are crease-proof and lasts all day (I tried it and it worked!) This is actually good to use for school/work. With this particular palette (“Precious”) you can switch from a day time makeup look to a night time makeup look! Don’t have any brushes? You can use the sponge tip applicator!!! I was able to do it! I did a video tutorial on it, and you can watch it here:



  • Long lasting double volume mascara is specially formulated to volumize lashes
  • Special applicator brush separates each lash without clumping


Personal thought on this mascara:

The L.A. Colors Double Volume mascara does a great job opening up the eyes! I love how it gives enough volume to my lashes (the more I coat my lashes the more they look fuller) No foul/pungent smell.


The giveaway is only open to people living in the Philippines.



Tweet this:
"@saytioco I wanna win the L.A. Colors 6-Color Eye Shadow and Double Volume Mascara from @LazadaPH! #giveaway"

Winners will be announced after a week!

Sponsored by albeit thoughts and opinions are my own, honest and unbiased

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Enderun Rock City Fashion Show with Krave Minerale

It was so much fun to tag along with Trina, managing director of Krave Minerale Cosmeceuticals, to the Rock City Fashion Show held at Enderun Colleges last October 3, 2012. I haven’t worked with Krave for a couple of months due to conflicting schedules, and doing it again feels great!!!


My model for that night was Nikita Conwi, the host of the fashion show. It was so cool how she told me she knew my sister Iza!!! What a small world. This woman is drop dead gorgeous. I loved making her up! Her features are really beautiful! We went for a rocker look to go with the theme of the show—that’s basically smoky eyes and nude lips!


After Nikita, we worked on the male models’ makeup. All they needed was a bit of contouring and a slight flush on the cheeks


Enderun has a LOT of talented and beautiful students/models. I loved watching them work together before the show!


Krave has a lot of new things in store for everyone! I can’t wait to share the news as soon as I can. :)

Monday, October 8, 2012

Pink Cuts Salon: NEW HAIR COLOR!

It’s that time of the year again! Getting a whole new hair color! My hair have grown so much over the past months and seeing the roots grow back and the my previous color fading made it imperative on my part to take action!

I remembered receiving this invitation from Marie Imperial [to her salon Cuts & Colours] I met Marie several times before! I saw her during the Lancome event, and she even signed up for the LuLu Makeup Workshop which we held a few months back! I rummaged through my stacked up envelopes and press kits and I decided to contact Marie for my much needed hair fix.

After a few exchange of messages, Marie recommended me to try out her newly opened salon named “Pink Cuts Salon”. Cut & Colours is now out of the picture! Pink Cuts Salon was also the nearest venue I could go to during that time, so it all fell together!

It was really sweet of Marie to let me take a friend with me to enjoy the whole salon experience even more! If you are an avid watcher of my recently launched VLOGTOBER series (in YouTube), you already know which friend I tagged along with! (Yes, it was April!)

Let me give you a tour of the beautiful salon… Labas pa lang sobrang ganda na! Who DOESN’T like pink? My first thought was, oh gosh this is the cutest thing ever!


The lounging area looks absolutely divine! Look at those dainty pink walls and that huge baby girl bear! The cushions looks extra fancy, too!


Pink Cuts Salon use only the best products for their clients. (seen in the photo: L’Oreal’s Mythic Oil)


Adorable lighting everywhere


Stacks of magazines to keep you busy while waiting


Hello, baby bear!!! How adorbs!


Again, nothing but the best products for clients.


Receiving counter. Still pink pink pink!


Pink Cuts Salon offer a wide range of services! (Click photo for a larger view)



Isn’t this the cutest thing ever?

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This is the private area. It’s where clients can have their makeup done.


My dress in from Forever 21 :)


The washing area

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Marie Imperial, the owner of Pink Cuts Salon!


Marie with the salon’s creative director/stylist, Sir Rene!


Taking a before shot before the makeovers!


I asked April to take a before shot of my hair (hahaha, pardon the face!)


Here’s April’s before her cellophane treatment :)


Magazines to keep me busy! I love this particular magazine! It’s all about the hair!


It’s really cool because Sir Rene actually analyzed and studied my hair through my YouTube videos. I let him do his thing! I tried out something different this time! In this photo, the colorist, Bryan, starts parting my hair.


Look at those roots!

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Lovely April :)

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Experts right there doing their thing!

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April getting her cellophane treatment :)


Another sweet gesture from Marie? SHE ORDERED PIZZA FOR US! We came in really late for our appointment, and she knew we were hungry!


I tried my best to chew since I just got braces! Haha :)




After the first color application


Yay, no more black roots! The color is amazing!!! (I forgot what Sir Rene mixed together, but call Pink Cuts Salon and ask them for my hair color and they’ll know it!)


Now this is the new part! HIGHLIGHTS! I have never gotten highlights before!


Again, a team of experts working on my locks. They made sure each parting was perfect-o.


While waiting, Marie handed over 2 vouchers of the newest treatment, BRAZILIAN BLOWOUT! Yes, this is the part where you say, “GIVEAWAY TIME!”

Easy mechanics: (only open to those who will be able to go to Pink Cuts Salon at St. Francis Square Mall)

  1. POST ON THEIR WALL: *tag my page* - "@makeupbysaytiocoartillero sent me! and then (EXPLAIN WHY YOU DESERVE TO GET A BRAZILIAN BLOWOUT TREATMENT!)
    Ex. "@MakeupbySayTiocoArtillero sent me! I deserve a Brazilian Blowout Treatment because my hair is a mess!!!"

Winners will be announced in 2 days—this is only an extension!

What is the Brazilian Blowout Treatment?

This is the most innovative and effective professional smoothing treatment in the world. Through the use of a Brazilian Super-Nutrient Complex and a proprietary polymer system, the Brazilian Blowout actually improves the condition of the hair by creating a protective protein layer around the hair shaft to eliminate frizz and smooth the cuticle. The end result is smooth, healthy, conditioned hair with radiant shine.

Contains NO formaldehyde, entire treatment completed in just 90 minutes, no downtime! The minute you leave the salon, you can wash and dry your hair!

Results last up to 12 weeks!

Have you joined yet? :)


Back to my hair…

This halo-type of heater stayed above me for like 15 minutes. They “cooked” my highlights, I believe.


Do you see the highlights?!


April finished waaaay before I did. Look at that gorgeous woman!


Heeeeeeey! Look at them highlights! Sir Rene finished by styling.


Sir Rene trimmed and layered by hair by the way, because he thought the volume of my hair is already weighing me down.


The happy couple!!! :)




The amazing people behind my gorgeous hair!


Thank you Pink Cuts Salon!!!


Best salon date ever!!! I’m so happy I got to spend it with April, who, by the way, just celebrated her birthday! :)


I give Pink Cuts Salon a 10/10 rating. No bias, no anything. I am honestly super in love with this salon. We got out at 12 midnight, by the way! They kept the salon open until we finished! April and I had a great time. The staff was super warm and accommodating! We were laughing all throughout the night! You’ll know why when you pay them a visit! Ask for Sir Rene and Bryan! ;)

OH AND I JUST WANNA SAY, they have magic massaging hands!!! They give the most amazing massages ever (while waiting for the color to set in)

Watch my vlog here:

Visit Pink Cuts Salon at located at G/F St. Francis Square, Doña Julia Vargas Avenue cor bank drive, Ortigas Center Mandaluyong City 1550 Metro Manila Philippines, 1550 Mandaluyong, Philippines

CALL THEM UP AT: 0915 720 8537