My name is Gretchen Gatan, and I’m a writer, entrepreneur, 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.
Have you guys heard about UKEAS or United Kingdom Education Advisory Service? It’s the biggest UK Education Advisory Agency in the Philippines and on January 18, 2014 (Saturday) from 1pm to 5pm in F1 Hotel (Infinity Room 1 and 2) in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, they’ll be having the 2014 New Year Education Fair, which(…)
DISCLAIMER: Before I list down all the things that Diamond Peel has done for me, please take note that this is a personal opinion backed up only by experience and by countless visits to my dermatologist. I would suggest that before you consider getting this treatment, that you consult with your dermatologist first. Growing up,(…)
Shangri-La Plaza has always been one of my favorite malls in the metro because it’s quiet, it’s never crowded, and it has a lot of unique shops to check out and restaurants to dine in. I especially started visiting more often when the East Wing was built, where the Cupcake and I would sometimes have(…)
Last week was an exciting week with K-Palette Philippines, where one lucky reader got to win Php 3,000 worth of K-Palette products including my favorite 1Day Tattoo Real Lasting Eyeliner and 1Day Real Lasting Eyebrow Powder Pencil. This week, my #GJBirthdaySalubong is in partnership with another favorite brand, L’Oreal Paris Philippines. Be the lucky reader(…)
When in Manila, many would definitely agree that you can never have too much steak! With the number of chicken and burger joints lined up along the busy street that is Katipunan, one can finally take a break from all the fast-food and head on over to Brickfire Oven-Roasted Steaks and Chops along Esteban Abada (right behind Katipunan) to enjoy(…)