The year was 2005, and Maureen Estrada was the archetypal Filipino registered nurse. Caring, hardworking, thorough, efficient and just waiting for her employment papers from abroad to come through for better pay.

Having resigned from her hospital job while counting down the final stretch to her big move, Estrada felt restless all the same. Never one to put up her feet for more than a day, even after the most toxic duty, the pretty and petite medical professional decided to look into the glutathione beauty craze she never had time to look into and try.

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