home care

Karton.ph: Home of Filipino artisanal delights

When my original blog started out in 2008, I was primarily focused on indie and all-natural local brands. I was majorly into skin care, a little bit of makeup, with a dash of travel stories here and there. One of my greatest pleasures is discovering skin care products that are all natural, made with love, and crafted at home.

Fast forwad to today, I still get giddy at finding new stuff to try but since I try to live a simpler amd more pragmatic lifestyle, my shopping inclinations have tempered. I am more choosy about products that I purchase and brands that I support. Additionally, I’m mostly traveling or working so shopping online out of convenience has become a huge part of my life.

A new site you should definitely visit is Karton.ph.

Sick of all the run-of-the-mill commercial stuff in malls? Then you’ll love their selection of handmade, artisanal products and cuisine that are 100% Filipino-made.

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Cusina Natural Antibacterial Dishwashing Liquids

This is such a late post but I received a package of Cusina Natural Antibacterial Dishwashing Liquid last year and have only started to use it last December. They’re my favorite dishwashing products by virtue of their delicious scents, plus the potent formula effectively dissolves oil and grime.

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While most commercial variants smell painfully artificial, Cusina uses only real fruit and plant extracts that not only leave our flatware and kitchen utensils fragrant but effectively rids bacteria while cleaning.

Created in tandem with perfumers and chemists from Spain (very highbrow, I know), these dishwashing liquids pamper the noses as well. Take your pick from Ginger Yuzu Peel, Grapefruit Lemon Zest, and Lemongrass Citrus scents that will leave your kitchen smelling fresh and clean with no nasty chemicals.

Tip: Since these are certified gentle on skin yet effectively cleans, you can use a drop or two to rinse makeup brushes and bikinis post-swim. Another bonus? Cusina Natural Antibacterial Dishwashing Liquids are a steal at only Php 85 each!

To order, visit http://www.cusinahome.com/cusina.htm