New things to try: Beside U, Inkigayo Sandwich, Mineral Fusion and Serenitea!

by - June 26, 2019

Everyday there is something new to try out and trying is one of the best ways that we find our new favorites. :) In case you've been curious or haven't encountered these yet, i'd like to share new things that I experienced recently that you can try too. ^_^


When going out or traveling, bags become our sidekick to any thing we have to do or go about that day. It shouldn't be just stylish but also functional. I've been recently using a backpack from Beside U and I'm obsessed with it! I brought it with me to my last travel in Chiang Mai and I use it everyday as well, like when I take Asher to school, malling or during errands. :)

Beside U does more than just be your average trusty handbag.

 Originally from California and now available in 14 countries and counting, the bags are designed with the goal to earn a place by your side.

Beside U has a lot of options to choose from and designed for many different tastes and lifestyles. They also have crossbody bags, tote bags, satchels, wristlets and backpacks. :) 

Safety in Mind

Like I mentioned above, Beside U is not just a stylish bag, it's also about functionality and when you carry your bag around, you'll always have safety in mind. We know for a fact that there are people out there to steal. But the worst part is that, they don't have to steal your whole bag to take information. Identity theft is rampant, especially with travelers. With Beside U, they placed the RFID (Radio frequency identification is used by thieves to steal personal information) Guarded Zip Pocket feature. The RFID blocking material inside of the zip pocket will prevent you from being a victim. 

Another thing I love about this bag and brand is that it can fit a lot of my stuff in it. It's the perfect size and durable too. :) I've road tested this bag for a month now and I'm happy with it! It's already my everyday bag and if you're on the lookout for a new travel bag, Beside U will make a great companion. :)

Beside U is available at Landmark, TriNoMa, Makati, Festival Supermall; Robinsons Department Store Ortigas, Cebu; SM North Edsa, Megamall, Cubao, Bacoor, Cagayan De Oro and Metro Gaisano Alabang


Your idols favorite sandwich is now here! :) Originally from South Korea, Inkigayo Sandwich was made popular by different K-Pop idols, like BTS, MonstaX, Seventeen, Black Pink and more!

The SBS Inkigayo Sandwich started at SBS music show, named after the show itself, "Inkigayo". Many K-Pop artists shared their story about discovering the sandwich. Seungri, from Bigbang, shared about how they're not allowed to eat inside the waiting area. While waiting for their segment, they would go to the 4th floor of the building to get some food. That's how SBS Inkigayo Sandwich got famous. 

There's only one kind of sandwich and filled with egg and crab mayo, coleslaw and strawberry jam. :) It may sound like a weird combination, but it really works! :) Definitely will satisfy any sandwich cravings!

Great news! Inkigayo Sandwich is now Robinson's Ermita for their first pop-up! They will be there until July 7. Be sure to also follow them on social media to know where they'll be next!

Visit :)


When it comes to products we take or use, we have all become more conscious in our purchases and that's important to have a healthy lifestyle. 

Since 1995, Healthy Options has been providing Filipinos with alternatives to help them take control of their well-being, without harming the planet. They continue with that commitment by bringing in Mineral Fusion, the #1 minerals cosmetic brand in the US. 

Swatched some of their lipsticks and it had a luxurious feel to it. Its smooth with rich colors and has antioxidant protection. Available in 15 shades and is 100% Vegan infused with pomegranate, red tea, and white tea + Vitamin C and E! :)

They also carry Concealer Duos, Pressed Powder Foundation, 3-in-1 Color Sticks, Eyeshadow Trio and more!

Beauty and Mineral Fusion expert, Elizabeth Bartlett gave us more information and insights about using mineral makeup. :)

Combining makeup and skincare in one, the full line of mineral cosmetics is formulated with clean, non-toxic ingredients and is infused with a blend of beneficial minerals and rich botanical actives to enhance your natural beauty. With its beautiful pigments, each product is carefully formulated to have multiple skin benefits, such as to help boost collagen, to block UV rays, to camouflage hyper pigmentation, and to nourish and brighten skin. :)

Their packaging is also made from recycled materials! How awesome!

With Mineral Fusion's nourishing high-performance cosmetics that are clean and cruelty-free, your natural beauty will be made healthy! This is exclusively available in select Healthy Options branches nationwide! Visit for more info!


Are you obsessed with cake or find yourself craving for it often? Why not a drink version of it? :) Serenitea is here to answer that call with their COOKIE BRULEE SERIES!

The Cookie Brûlée series is made up of 3 flavors: Cookie Supreme Matcha [ M: Php 175 / L: Php 190], Cookie Brûlée Milk Tea [ M: Php 120/ L: Php 135] and Cookie Supreme Milk tea [ M: Php 155/L: Php 170].

Was able to try out their Cookie Brûlée Milk Tea with my blogger bestie Ana last week!

I enjoyed the Cookie Brûlée Milk Tea, but just a suggestion, if you're the type who isn't into too sweet, go for 0% sugar and it's already enough. :)

This is already available in all Serenitea branches nationwide! :)

For more information, visit :)

That's it for my new things to try! Hope you, guys enjoyed this!

Artsy Ava

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