Michelle's 10 Self-Care Products and Services Discovered During Quarantine

Michelle's 10 Self-Care Products and Services Discovered During Quarantine

Lifestyle Blogger, Advocate for InclusionMichelle Aventajado

Former New Yorker that has made Manila her home to learn more about her heritage. This momma of four shares her parenting challenges, relationship wins, and fun finds while being a self-proclaimed student of life.

Self-care has radically shifted for mommas like Michelle (@mommanmanila) during the time of quarantining and COVID-19. These extreme circumstances have forced many of us to be stuck at home doing DIYs, but even if we cannot venture out as much as we used to, occasional splurges for ourselves and some pampering is a nice little treat to lift the spirits up.


Down below, Michelle listed some self-care products that she discovered and fell in love with during quarantine. She also included some services that she enjoyed getting because of the establishment's observation of strict safety protocols.

  • Last updated: 03-09-2021
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Michelle Aventajado's mybest

Soy Dreams PhDay Dream

From ₱700

The Bloc by Junie Sierra & CoArgila Amazonia Straightening Services

Price Available Upon Inquiry

Burt's BeesLemon Butter Cuticle Cream

From ₱495

CosrxAcne Pimple Master Patch

24 Patches

From ₱200

JintanHealth Aid Bifina S30

From ₱1,850

Centro HolisticoAcupuncture

From ₱1,600

VersesClassic Tee

From ₱599

Thrive & CoCoconut Yogurt

From ₱215

FeminismSilk Shortsleeve Shorts

From ₱1,299

ZenutrientsStress Relief Regular Blend Massage Oil

From ₱358

Michelle Aventajado's mybest Summary

Self-care is not selfish. In fact, when surviving a pandemic, fighting the risk of infection, keeping safe and sane while managing responsibilities as a momma, an advocate, and wife, it is a necessary part of my daily routine.

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