Kapamilya star Mica Javier never ceases to amaze us. If you think you have seen every treasure she keeps in her wealth of talents, watch this video and discover something new about the Jill-of-all-trades!
The Init Sa Magdamag star never stops exploring new things, and this is clearly why she has limitless skills to offer. Especially during the pandemic, Mica unlocked new passions such as creating online content, drawing, and eventually putting up a business out of her candle-making hobby.
“Noong quarantine, nagsimula ako sa paggawa ng scented soy candles. Naging hobby ko siya para lang meron akong ibang magawa na nahahawakan,” she said. During a livestream on Kumu, fans encouraged her to sell the scented candles and name her online venture ‘MiCandles.’
She swears by the calming effect of soy candles, especially her items which she singlehandedly makes using soy wax and scented fragrance oils from France. “Ako mismo ang gumagawa niyan – everything, from scratch to finish pati sa paglagay ng label. Ako lahat. ‘Yun ang naging passion project ko nung lockdown.”
Besides its therapeutic effects and fragrance, Mica said soy candles are sustainable and eco-friendly. Her small business is her way of giving people something that will help them relax during these anxiety-inducing times.
Talking more about relaxation, Mica toured us around her and husband Jay R’s favorite ‘tambayan’ at home. It’s a vacant room turned into a den. It houses a massage chair which turned out to be a wise purchase. Mica has a space for live streaming, which is another one of her quarantine-born hobbies.
For Mica, the sky’s the limit even when cooped up inside the house. The lockdown helped her explore new interests, thus keeping her days extra productive.
“Ngayon, ang daming time so wala kang excuse. For me, nakakatulong talaga ‘yung mag-explore ng ano pa bang mga gusto mong gawin na hindi mo pa nagagawa before. Kaya ang dami kong ganap dito sa bahay,” she added.Mica plays Paulina in the Kapamilya series Init Sa Magdamag weeknights, on Kapamilya Channel, Kapamilya Online Live, and A2Z.