The Reluctant Stylista

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Current Rank: 33 (Fashion & Beauty)
Site Description: The Reluctant Stylista is a fashion and lifestyle blog written by a once tomboyish girl who never dreamed she'd end up styling for a living.
Date Joined: Nov 15, 2010

Tags: fashion styling, filipina fashion, organic products, skincare, manila fashion

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Journey to Taal Part 1: Food Trips and R&R at Tagaytay
on Mar 21, 2013 in featured article musings people travel My Turn Behind the Wheel   While this was not exactly my first roadtrip, this was the first time that I’d be driving myself. You see, even though I got my driver’s license when I was 16 waaaay back in the day, I only really started d...

Play For Her by Givenchy
on Mar 9, 2013 in featured article product reviews I’m not big on perfume.  I prefer scented lotion or bath products, and sometimes, maybe some light cologne on rare occasions (the classic Johnson & Johnson’s baby blue is my convenience store pick).  But sometime back in 2011, I was...

Get Polished! Nail Spa for the BF Girl
on Mar 7, 2013 in product reviews nails Though I’ve been living the condo life for most of the past 6 years, I’m still a BF Homes girl at heart.  It’s where I grew up, after all!  Though admittedly, I haven’t taken the time to browse through the multitude of new e...

Malasimbo 2013 Fever
on Mar 7, 2013 in events featured article musings art fashion music outfit of the day travel work You’d think that one of the perks of being a fashion stylist is that you get to travel, all-expenses paid, for work.  But to be honest, all the times that I had to fly for work, it was really just that–work.  I hardly had any time to en...

Hearts and Fuzzy Sweaters
on Mar 2, 2013 in fashion and styling featured article fashion models outfit of the day photographers This is really just one of those lazy outfits that I wouldn’t have bothered to document as an OOTD post, except that it got photographed a lot that day.  See, I just threw on whatever, drove to Nio’s studio in Makati to meet up with him,...

Make Your Own Sugar Body Scrub with Virgin Coconut Oil
on Feb 22, 2013 in featured article product reviews body & bath DIY organic After stressing so much over ingrown hair and spending countless cash on body scrubs and exfoliants, I just went ahead and decided to DIY my own sugar scrub.  I wanted to see if exfoliating more often (maybe even daily) would help avoid my perpetual...

Waxing Poetic on Wink Studio
on Feb 21, 2013 in events featured article product reviews best products salons waxing I try to get a Brazilian every other month, or whenever I have an upcoming beach trip–whichever comes first. And I am very picky about where and who gets it done because in the past, I always did my own bikini waxing.  Having it done professio...

Never Too Old to Play Dress Up
on Feb 21, 2013 in fashion and styling featured article fashion outfit of the day styling I may not have always loved fashion, but I think I’ve always held a certain fascination for costumes.  This OOTD isn’t actually anything that I’ve worn outside the studio, but it was one of those moments when we just felt like play...

The Demure (or not) White Sundress
on Feb 19, 2013 in fashion and styling featured article accessories outfit of the day shoes It’s been a long day and I really just want to crawl back into bed.  But I am trying to update this blog more often and I don’t want to break the streak now.  Hence, you’re getting a quick OOTD post from me, taken last Saturday wh...

Fab Find: Droplets of Nature Moringa Soap
on Feb 18, 2013 in featured article product reviews best products organic skin care This Moringa soap from Droplets of Nature is one of my best skin care discoveries of 2013.   Beauty and Bright Facial & Body Lightening Moringa Soap   Am I getting ahead of myself?  I know it’s a little early in the year to be pr...

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