Roommate Of The Month of November 2021

It’s no secret that women are powerful and amazing beings that can do anything. From fashion to scientific pursuits, young ladies in the modern era are capable of succeeding in whatever they set their minds to!

Our November Roommate of the Month, Maria Elyza “Lychee” Bautista, is a 20-year-old aspiring video creator and model who also balances her studies as an Engineering student. At such a young age, she makes her beauty content creation and career development look like a walk in the park! We couldn’t help but swoon over her many talents and passions despite being new to the world of content creation!


1. Tell us about you and your vlog

My social media content is all about beauty, makeup, hair, fashion, skincare, and any other beauty-related topics where I can share tips and review products.

2. When did you start your vlog and what inspired you to create one?

I started making content about hair products just this year.

3. Top pieces of advice you can give to our roommates who are interested in starting up a social media platform?

Always remember to pursue the craft that you are passionate about and use your social media platforms effectively so you can share more about products to the right audience.

4. How are you able to balance your personal life, professional career, and being a content creator?

Although I am still a freshman Engineering student, I am able to balance my time between my freelance work and studies. I believe that every media influencer is unique through his/her own craft.


1. What’s your inspiration for every social media and blog post?

I get inspiration to make social media and vlogs through my involvement and interactions with people in the online community.

2. What makes your page or blog different from other creators? What is your goal and objective with your platforms?

My objective is to create a meaningful and interesting vlog that can draw an audience while also sharing a little bit of myself such as my personal experiences, thoughts, and ideas.

3. How do you make sure that you stick to your original content as your platforms grow?

I love posting genuine content to send personal messages to my audience.

4. What did you learn or is continuously learning as you venture deeper into the digital world?

I always make sure to observe proper NETiquette whenever I interact with people online and I like to think first before I click.


1. Share with us your skincare and makeup routine!

I love to pamper myself with simple skincare routines because I am always on the go. I like to play football and I dance a lot. Because of my sporty lifestyle, I stick to a skincare routine that helps my skin glow and stay in good condition. I usually apply sunscreen and use minimal makeup whenever I have to attend gatherings.

2. What are your top 5 beauty products (skincare and makeup) that you can’t live without?

Some of my favorite beauty products include: Cetaphil Bright Healthy Radiance Series, Belo Sunscreen Mist, Dove, and Nivea.


1. When did you first find out about Sample Room?

I first learned about Sample Room because they actively post on IG. I immediately became interested with the concept of #TryBeforeYouBuy.

2. How did Sample Room help you in your journey into the world of skincare and makeup?

Sample Room introduced me to several amazing products from haircare to skincare essentials.

3. What were the best finds that you discovered through our site?

One of my best finds from the website is the Cetaphil Bright Healthy Radiance Collection.

4. Do you see yourself still sampling in Sample Room in 3-5 years?

I will never get tired of trying samples from this site. I am beyond blessed to have found Sample Room PH!

5. Any advice for your fellow Roommates on their sampling journey?

I hope that my fellow Roommates will continue to try and discover all the amazing products from Sample Room PH so they can experience a wonderful sampling journey!

Lychee’s new journey as a content creator truly inspires us to pursue more of our personal passions! She is living proof that nothing can stop empowered young women from being amazing at all of their chosen career paths. We look forward to seeing more of Lychee’s online content and we are also rooting for her success as a future Engineer!

If you want to learn more about Lychee, you can follow her on Instagram @lycheebautista, her TikTok @lycheebautista, and her Youtube channel at Lychee Bautista.

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