Use: Mmerci Encore Body Scrub & Soap Slices

IMG_9724Based in Singapore, Alli is an writer and artisan who started Mmerci Encore, a bespoke, aromatherapy brand that creates self-care products for our everyday pampering rituals.

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Read: Unscripted

unscripted-01I gave a copy of my book out yesterday, and took a long walk down memory lane. It still feels surreal. When Sarah and I launched Unscripted at the end of 2011, I was only 24 years old. I didn’t know anything about publishing a book. While I did have writing and magazine experience, I had to rely on the clarity of our vision, on google to answer our questions, and of course, on faith to take it one step at a time.

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Covet: TOMS Sandals & Sunglasses

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A big thank you to the TOMS Philippines team for this lovely farewell present before I flew off to Singapore yesterday. TOMS has one of the most inspiring business models I’ve ever known, starting with the decision to donate a pair of TOMS shoes to a child in need for every pair sold.

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Watch: Girl Rising

The other day, I stopped by Co.Lab, a co-working space based in Manila, that is also known for hosting talks, seminars, or workshops that nurture and cultivate new ideas. That day, they were hosting a screening of Girl Rising, a film that highlights the importance of educating girls in developing countries.

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