Summer spells none other than outdoor activities under the scorching heat of the sun. But those who have sensitive skin should no longer dread this with France’s famous thermal spring water Eau Thermale Avene. The thermal spring water, which is advisable to be included on top of your list for your travel getaways, not only keeps you hydrated but leaves your skin with a whole lot of benefits. Eau Thermale Avène originated from Avène, a small town in the South of France that is famous for its thermal spring with “healing water.” Having a sensitive skin has been a common problem for Filipinos, as the country’s weather just […]
Talyer means workshop in English, conjuring images of a busy craftsman working on his creation. Rightly so, Talyer Jewelry is about crafting pieces – pounding away and molding metals, clay, or precious gems to create beauty that one can wear, and keep as an expression of one’s individuality. A charming mix of glitter and texture, boho and classic chic using druzy, lavarock, and chalcedony Its owner and designer, Dara Siguion-Reyna Villonco comes from a family whose name is identified with the arts. According to her bio, she gets inspiration from her travels, the cityscape, and unique patterns. From her bead-loving youth spawned her love for creating jewelry that […]
Like leather? Visit the Tannery Manila to score some leather goods that will complete your fashion statement! BAGS FOR ALL. Tannery Manila’s bags can be for men and women. Photo grabbed from The Tannery Manila’s Facebook page Tannery Manila is a family business that produces bags made from 100% genuine leather. The Hermoso family, which ventured into the leather business since 1901, started this company. It is composed of leather artisans producing premium quality goods such as laptop bags, wallets, and backpacks. The bags they produce are locally made with the finest materials to ensure that it can handle heavy weights. LOVE LEATHER. Choose among the variety of designs that […]
Sustainable and stylish. Ethical and elan. American brand Panda offers quality handcrafted sunglasses made of bamboo and with polarized lenses made from recycled polycarbonate materials. These stylish and luxurious eyewear products are light enough to float on water. Price per piece is P6,000. Each purchase benefits international non-profit organization TOMA Foundation with its Gift of Vision initiative that donates glasses to people in need. Panda is available in the following branches/stores: SM Mega Fashion Hall, SM Mall of Asia, Bratpack Greenbelt 5, Bratpack Robinsons Ermita, Magno Optical Glorietta, Magno Optical Trinoma.
The White Palace Spa is a spot for body soothing in the city that incorporates rejuvenating luxury and a holistic sensory journey. It offers a premium array of professional relaxing massage services that suit your body’s pampering needs, everyone’s well-deserved respite in today’s busy lifestyle. White Palace Spa’s first branch is in Filmore Makati City. It’s growing patrons drove it to open more branches in other key cities in the metro – Lopez, Sucat and MIA Road (Deluxe) all in Paranaque City, Taft-Quirino in Manila, and Shaw Blvd in Mandaluyong City. The Spa is a proud recipient of two prestigious awards, the 2014 Golden Globe Annual Awards for Business Excellence […]
‘The creative person is both more primitive and more cultivated, more destructive, a lot madder and a lot saner, than the average person.’ – Frank Barron Manila-based designer Kermit Tesoro, educated in UP Diliman College of Fine Arts and in Central Saint Martins, defies the average idea of fashion. Horns, tentacles, hooves, skulls AND fashion do not usually come in one sentence but Tesoro’s boundless imagination makes it all possible. His famous shoe design, the Polypodis, is inspired by the mollusk and the tentacle-looking heels is but one of the many designs he has made that have garnered a cult following in the global fashion-forward scene. His inspiration? Nature and its wonders. […]
Say Goodbye to Unwanted Hair with the Lay Bare Filipino’s fascination and dedication to beauty and personal hygiene has given rise to countless spa, beauty salons and hair-removal salons in the Metro. One particular waxing salon stands out: Lay Bare Waxing Salon. – Lay Bare is considered the most recognized name in hair-removal salons – Considered as the foremost and the expert in hair removing technology, LayBare specializes in the use of cold sugar wax instead of the traditional hot wax used in other hair-removal and waxing salons. The advantage of using the cold sugar wax is that it is less painful compared to the traditional hot wax which is […]
Where to go to get that fashionable K-Pop hairstyle Surely there’s something about having that enviably sleek, long black hair or a hairstyle worthy of a cover of Vogue Japan, Elle Korea or Nonno Magazine that countless of Filipinos and expats alike have come to frequenting the many Japanese and Korean hair salons in the Metro. If you are on the look-out for fashionable hair cut and styling, efficient and precise staff and hair care technology that gives more than amazing results, then read on because Philippine Primer knows where to go. Probably one of the most recognized hair salons is Bangs Tony & Jackey, a hair salon that’s been […]
This beauty soap might just hold the secret to a radiantly youthful you. Sofia’s Glutathion soap with Kojic and Collagen (Php 100) We’ve all heard it before: soaps and creams promising you a lighter skin color and the gift of prolonged youth. We constantly scour the supermarkets searching for “the real thing” or the right match for us. We all also know about Glutathione and how it inhibits Melanin formation and works as an antioxidant therefore lightening our skin effectively. Most soaps offer us this as they lure us in with their advertisements and deliver their product to us in pretty packaging. But what most whitening soaps haven’t done is […]
The metro can be the perfect place to start a career. With all its hustle and bustle, who wouldn’t get inspired to get up every morning and seize the day? While you can have drinks with your friends at nightfall, reality has to kick in at day and there are a few essentials you guys will need in order to bring out your best despite Manila’s erratic weather. 1. Deodorant From Axe Philippine’s Facebook Page As a professional, we all know that first impressions last and image is everything so hygiene is of utmost importance. It doesn’t matter if you’re at an entry level position or already the boss. For […]
Snoe showers the ladies with awesome beauty goodness. . Perhaps it’s the cute and quirky product names. Perhaps it’s that adorable shade of pink or their pop-arty design. Perhaps it’s the fantastically obscure “Our Story” section on their website. Well, whatever it is, Snoe Beauty has gotten us hooked. POUTY, COY, WIDE, WRY. Show the world your best smile with more than twenty shades of Kiss me. (Rouge Deluxe Complete Lip Care, PhP399.00) .Indeed, Snoe can easily become a girl’s best friend. From their debut line of whitening products in 2010, their collection has expanded to over 300 different types of makeup, skin care, hair and bath and body goods! […]
UNIQLO is a popular Japanese clothing brand that has swept the fashion industry by storm. It was reported that on the opening week of the first branch which is in Mall of Asia, the sales achieved a brilliant record. The items being sold in the Philippines are the same as the line-up in Japan; however, since the Philippines is a tropical country, summer clothing such as polo shirts and shorts are well stocked throughout the year. UNIQLO Branches in Metro Manila Uniqlo SM MOA Store Address: Unit 2132-2139 2F Main Mall Building, SM Mall of Asia, J.W Diokno Blvd MOA Complex Brgy 076, Zone CBP 1-A Pasay City 1300 Store […]
Established in Rochester, New York, Hickok is known for manufacturing high quality fashion accessories such as belts, bags, wallets, and other accessories. All products are made of only the finest leathers. In 1954, Hickok was launched in the Philippines through an exclusive partnership between Hickok Manufacturing Co., USA and Quality House Inc. It was one of the country’s first licensing arrangements between a Filipino and a foreign company. For 60 years, Hickok Philippines has been producing high quality leather products, 100% handcrafted by excellent Filipino artisans and craftsmen. 39276 – Ethan Collection – Hickok Shoulder Bag with two zippered front pocket; Zippered back pocket; One zippered compartment with card slots; […]
Shops that specializes running gears in the Philippines are rare, and RUNNR is one of it. It is a shop where you can buy shoes of top brands like Adidas, Nike, New Balance, and many more. They are analyzing the foot type of Different people and the angle of their landing surface and legs with the use of different person’s videotaped running style. The staffs also give free advice about the best pair of shoes and its various types. They are also customizing insoles. So for every shoe lovers out there, Come on and check out RUNNR.
– Cuts 4 tots cut- for-tots is a nice hair salon perfect for your children. For children to be distracted from their hair being cut, the salon prepared toys, car type chairs, and a lot of DVDs for children to watch. If it is the first time your child is having his or her haircut, the store will also provide a baby’s first haircut certificate with a picture on it. It is recommended to go in here during weekdays because the place is to crowded on weekends. –
Asian Massage is located in Ermita. The moment your enter the room, you can already smell the coconut-y aroma of candles that gives you a good feeling. Large foliage are located in every corner of the store, indirect yellow lights like a sunlight. The most recommended product from the shop is the Kyusoku Bihaku Gluta plus N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) 500mg + Natural Vitamin C Rosehip 500mg. The NAC is one of the supplements and is very useful in maintaining the health and beauty. They also have massage services like Combo Swedish and Shiatsu Massage for P300/1 hour, Anti Cellulite Massage P400/1hr, Rosehips Face Massage for P300/30 minutes.