My name is Gretchen Gatan, and I’m a writer, marketing manager, and freelance makeup artist from Metro Manila, Philippines. Writing is my passion, and this blog serves as a creative outlet where I can write about all things beauty and lifestyle—and occasionally my random thoughts and tantrums.
Greta’s Junkyard is literally a dump site of my favorite things.
Recently, I went to Shangri-la Mall to get a massage at The Spa. After that, I got a little hungry so the Cupcake and I looked around for a restaurant we could dine in. I wanted to try something new as usual. It took a while, until this pristine place caught my eye. The name(…)
One of the many perks of working for Glamourbox aside from curating the best beauty finds across the globe is seeing first hand the products that are being put together for the next box. The team always gets eager and enthusiastic whenever we’re about to launch a new box, because we can’t wait to share it(…)
Hey, everyone! So sorry for the long hiatus. I’ve been on vacation since last Monday and I’m really enjoying my time with family and friends. I hope you’re all having a wonderful vacation as well! I just wanted to take this time to greet everyone a (belated) Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year!(…)
My friend and teammate from ultimate, Ian, featured me on his blog early this year because it was the same time I was about to launch my chapbook along with the rest of the Creative Writing majors and minors of Ateneo de Manila University. It was a really fun photo shoot despite how awkward I(…)
Happy Hump Day! Did you guys know that July 29 is National Lipstick Day? To celebrate this, I’ll be giving away 5 different lippies worth Php 3,000 from Pixi by Petra, Mary Kay, L’Oreal Paris, and Burt’s Bees! All you have to do is enter the raffle below: a Rafflecopter giveaway Contest will run from(…)