The Best Haircut Ever: Park Jun’s Beauty Lab

In a few words: I need wash and wear, can-be-styled-differently-at-times hair.  And this is where Park Jun’s Beauty Lab in Glorietta, Makati comes into the picture.

I wish I could share with you photos of the salon interiors, but I was ushered right away to the salon area. The Filipino staff are very accommodating and for a moment, I forgot that I was in a Korean salon. They also had new magazines available, and that says a lot, details-wise.

I showed my pegs to Lena, the hairstylist assigned to me. I went into the details of the cut, and how I want it to be styled on some days. You read that right. PEGS (because this is the norm for publishing people, haha).

MInzy 2NE1 hairstyle 2013

Minzy’s hairstyle in the last quarter of 2013. Photo credits: @minzy21mz

Lena didn’t just snip away my locks just to get rid of the length, unlike the majority of hairstylists I’ve entrusted my mane with. She worked meticulously with every section of my hair, checking the length from time to time. Attention to details is always a plus in my book. This is how it turned out:

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Department Store Beauty Finds

Aka my #GreatNorthernSale beauty haul (except for the Revlon makeup, which I got at Watsons for half the price!). My tendency to be frugal clearly shows whenever I shop around for Things That Make Girls Look and Feel Pretty (read: fashion and beauty). I subscribe to the saying “Less is more,” which can also mean “Spend less and buy more!” What is isparkleen logic.

First up, eyeliner.

Etude House Color Pop Drawing Show Creamy Pencil

Etude House Color Pop Drawing Show Creamy Pencil

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