The most-awaited “skinnocent” blush stick from 100% Filipino brand, VMV Hypoallergenics, has now arrived. The Boldly Glow Coconut Oil Skin Bloom Blush Stick is made with moisturizing/antioxidant coconut oil produced in their own USDA-certified organic farm in Leyte, and absolutely does not contain parabens, preservatives, phthalates, fragrances, and allergens. Chock-full of anti-inflammatory and anti-acne monolaurin (a disinfectant derivative from coconut oil), it’s the skin-friendliest blush stick to date.

My love affair with VMV Hypollergenics started in high school (that was decades ago) because my Mom was such a staunch fan of their makeup, most especially their defunct loose powder. So you could say I grew up with VMV being a staple in our bathrooms and vanity table. I remember all the old products and weird product packaging — does anyone remember the white plastic containers that fuse together for travel (ala jigsaw puzzle)?

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