Tag Archives: beauty

February 5, 2018

Fountain of Youth in a bottle

The handy 500-mg Aivee Water bottle turns ordinary water into hydrogen

Such was the lure of the Fountain of Youth that European explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sailed off to the New World in the 16th century in search of it. Alas, his search, which led him all the way to Florida, proved futile. But that search didn’t die with him. People’s quest for the elusive Continue Reading


October 19, 2017

Treat yourself: Four things to look out for this weekend

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After a grueling week at work or at school, you deserve to de-stress and to treat yourself out to a couple of treats this weekend:        Mademoiselle Longchamp This gorgeous piece is Longchamp’s most assertive hobo bag to date! Taking a cue from the cross-body bag trend that is taking Paris by storm, the Continue Reading


October 4, 2017

Treat Yourself: Five things to add to your shopping list


As Tom Haverford and Donna Meagle of Parks and Recreation always say, you have to treat yourself (or, “treat yo’ self”) once in a while. Here are five things that we are definitely treating ourselves to on our next pampering day.   Keds x Rifle Paper Co.’s Kickstart Queen Anne Foil shoes   Sleek and modern Continue Reading


September 25, 2017

This new beauty shop is serving up something sweet!

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  Attention beauty buffs and makeup addicts: Beauty Buffet has arrived in Manila! The famous Thailand-based beauty chain opened its doors last week with branches in Uptown Mall, Glorietta 3 and Ayala Malls The 30th. Founded in 2006, Beauty Buffet integrates the concepts of beauty and food by carrying a smorgasbord of affordable, high quality Continue Reading


September 14, 2017

Can we please talk about how cute Happy Skin’s newest collection is?


Fresh from their partnership with Disney, Happy Skin has proved once again that it is the queen of cute cosmetics. This time, they’ve partnered with Sanrio, the makers of everyone’s favorite cat (Hello Kitty!) to create the brand’s most adorable collection to date! (The Happy Skin X Sanrio Characters Shut Up & Kiss Me Liquid Matte Continue Reading


February 2, 2017

Hail to the Queens

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For as long as anyone can remember, Filipinos have had a time-tested love affair with beauty pageants. Perhaps it’s seeing beautiful faces that excites them the most, or maybe it’s the glamorous dresses put on display and the stories of each potential queen that catch their attention. Or, maybe, it’s the chance that these pageants Continue Reading


August 11, 2016

First dates: 8 tips to make great first impressions

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By BIANCA VALERIO I’ve always believed that going on first dates is pretty much like going to a job interview. Crass? Maybe. But if we dress for the roles we wish to claim in life like our dream job, then it’s only fitting (no pun intended) to dress for our dream partner. Indeed, it is Continue Reading

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August 9, 2016

Kits to Success: Beauty essential tips from women of success



By GIANCARLO LUIGI ROJAS and GREGGY V. VERA CRUZ  Precisely which items are essential for traveling in style? Is it the everyday essentials? Or perhaps, the pretty little things (or jewelry) that can be worn from Manila to any destination? Let’s hear it from these stylish ladies on-the-go, as they name items they just can’t Continue Reading


June 9, 2016

Man Up! The Gentleman’s Guide to Grooming Essentials



It’s the small details — and efforts — that separate the men from the boys.  And while most boys cringe at the idea of soaps, suds, lotions and creams, it takes real men to embrace the masculine wisdom of unabashedly following a tried-and-tested beauty regimen. With the summer on its way out and rains making their way in, Continue Reading


June 7, 2016

Work it, girl!


The modern, working woman has better things to do than just sit around and look beautiful. Although she is definitely prettier than ever in this day and age, her beauty digs deeper and surpasses face value. Being empowered, headstrong, decisive, adaptable, intelligent and independent are now all part and parcel of the complete package of the Continue Reading