BeautyMNL: A Beauty Enthusiast’s Online Haven

Though I’ve been wearing makeup since I was in college (and, boy, that was almost 2 decades ago), it was only in the past 5 years that I learned how to properly put on makeup. It was also just recently when I began to try out different cosmetic brands – from affordable to more expensive products – and experiment on which ones would work best on my combination skin. Online shopping has made this easier for me, and now, I’m sharing with you my new #1 beauty online shop – BeautyMNL.

BeautyMNL logo

BeautyMNL is the beauty portal of my favorite deals site, Deal Grocer, so I know for sure they only sell genuine, legit products in their online store. I’ve heard horror stories from friends about fake makeup products that they got online, so it’s important for me to only shop from websites or companies I trust, like BeautyMNL. Here are my reasons why I love BeautyMNL.

My BeautyMNL makeup haul

 

BeautyMNL carries over 300+ brands, both high-end and affordable.

I was one of the few to be invited to try their online shop, but I’ve actually discovered their store before when I was looking for an online shop that sells legit Tony Moly products. The first time I was on their website, I spent over an hour browsing for products I want to try. There’s so much to see!! ๐Ÿ˜€ They carry over 300 brands, and you can conveniently browse through them via the brands directory page.

BeautyMNL has something for you no matter how big or small your budget is. They have high-end brands like Chanel, Shiseido, Laura Mercier, Urban Decay and NARS. If you’re looking for affordable brands, they’ve got them too such as Maybelline, Revlon, Pixi by Petra, Tony Moly and Sleek.

You may also browse by categories such as skin care, makeup, hair care, organic products, nails and scenes, accessories and essentials. You can find makeup tools and brushes on their website too.

If you’re on a tighter budget, you can check out their sale offerings. During my first BeautyMNL shopping, they had a sale where you can get products at 65% off.

My usual habit when I shop is I browse on my mobile phone and add stuff to my cart or wishlist, then I finish my shopping on my laptop. Good thing BeautyMNL’s online store is optimized for mobile so you can smoothly browse and shop on your mobile device too. ๐Ÿ™‚

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The Mandara Spa in Greenhills Annapolis

After weeks of accumulated stress from work and other things that keep me busy, a relaxing massage is what I usually long for. For me, a massage is the perfect way to pamper yourself – it’s indulgent, relaxing and good for your health – that’s why I’m very picky when it comes to the places I go to for a massage. Just recently, I added The Mandara Spa to my top favorites list.

Mandara Spa in Eastwood

I was invited to try their services, and so I tagged along my brother Ken who also needed some serious kneading. ๐Ÿ˜€ We visited their newly-opened Greenhills Annapolis branch. It was already past 9pm on a Saturday, so the building where they’re located – Atlanta Centre – was closed for business, but the guards at the front door let us in. The place is quiet, perfect for a relaxing night of pampering.

We booked an appointment beforehand, so we just had to wait for a few minutes before our sessions. We were asked to fill out a form where they ask you what pressure you prefer for your massages. Since we were early for our appointment, we had time to look around. The Mandara Spa’s branch in Greenhills is small, but they have an indoor sauna and several rooms, including rooms for couples or friends who prefer to stay in one place while they get a massage.

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Evolution Of Urban Reporting

While there have been great strides in race relations over the past few decades, there still exists a sharp cultural divide between what constitutes “white news” and “black news.” Even though there’s general recognition that all races have the same desires, needs, and humanity, there still exists cultural differences due to environment. This means that what interests one population won’t interest another. It has less to do with race and more to do with culture. For example, people who live in large cities have little need for news about farming. Likewise, farmers don’t wake up and keep tabs on urban news. For this reason, there has been a gradual recognition that urban or “black” news needs to be more prevalent because it’s not represented in mainstream media.

Fewer representatives in mainstream media

Black entertainment news channels and websites appeared because black actors, actresses, and musicians simply don’t get the same kind of press coverage in mainstream media. Even when they are covered prominently, it’s a different slant than if someone from the same culture had written it. It’s black news from a white perspective. Black writers and journalists recognized this emptiness and lack of representation in mainstream media and now offer up a healthy supply of black news to an audience hungry for stories.

Filling a need

Some people will argue that black news doesn’t need to exist separate from mainstream news. That’s assuming that mainstream news represents black and white people the same way, which is doesn’t. Few people recognize that fact. If white audiences woke up one day and saw a few scarce stories about white actors while thousands of black actors were covered, they would want to see more stories about people who share the same cultural background. It’s natural. For this reason, black news sites fill a need among a population that’s underrepresented. The end result is a healthy amount of news stories that serve up the same kind of news but covers people in urban and black cultures.

As more of these sites and channels appear, people realize that there’s no racial divide growing. It’s simply that people want customized news these days and it’s human nature to want to see stories about people that share similar experiences. It’s the news from the point of view of people that have been ignored for far too long.

Making Repairs while Saving Money

You may consider your golf cart to be a valuable asset. It provides you with an easy ride all over the greenway. It also can be used to drive around your property or neighborhood. Many golf cart owners prefer to use these vehicles for short jaunts instead of starting their cars and wasting gas. However, like any other vehicle, your cart may need to be repaired and maintained on occasion. You can make the needed repairs and perform valuable upkeep by shopping online for supplies like club car golf cart parts and accessories.

Because it is not your primary vehicle, you may not want to spend a ton of money on the supplies you need for its proper function. When you have a certain budget in mind for this work, you can shop online for discounted parts. These discounts may beat the prices on parts sold in local stores. You can shop at home at your leisure and have your order shipped to you in a matter of days.

As you shop online, you will notice that there are a number of different parts from which to choose. You can find everything from batteries to pistons for your cart. When you browse the selection, you may prefer to buy parts from a certain manufacturer. For example, if your cart is made by Yamaha, you may prefer to use that brand’s parts over those made by another manufacturer. The website is set up so that you can filter your search by brand to ensure that you find the items you desire for your cart. If you cannot find the parts made by a certain manufacturer, however, you can always browse the inventory made by other brands as well. The website even sells universal parts that will fit any cart, regardless of what company manufactured it.

You can also shop for accessories for your cart to make it more fun and easier to use. For example, if you want to avoid carrying your clubs in the cab of the cart, you can find club accessories that can attach to the end of your cart and act as a sort of trailer. You can also find coupons available for your purchases by using the coupon link at the top of the page. When you shop online, you can find everything you need to keep your cart in good condition.