Category Archives: Beauty & Fashion Features

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Fashion for medical professionals

Monday, 2 May 2016 | Written by
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Despite the stress, it’s not an excuse to look boring and haggard. In fact, when medical professionals look good, it provides a positive environment for patients to recover. Some hospitals are very strict when it comes to work wear, but there’s always a way to follow protocols and still end up looking presentable. In the healthcare workplace, comfort is key.…Read More »

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Twin sisters advocate positive body image

Sunday, 1 May 2016 | Written by
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We all want to look and feel good and we want others to feel the same way about us. But what if instead of having a positive body image, we look down on ourselves? Twin sisters Danah and Stacy Gutierrez at first had the same problem because both are plump. Their journey started when Stacy recovered from Anorexia-Bulimia. “She chanced…Read More »

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How to wear off-shoulder tops

Sunday, 1 May 2016 | Written by
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Baring a little skin can be teasingly sexy. What’s sexier than showing off your shoulders? Shoulders are one part of our body that doesn’t wrinkle or sag. Plus, no matter what size of dress you wear, showing off your shoulders is no hindrance at all. If you’re feeling a little shy about baring those shoulders of yours, here are some…Read More »

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Easy and unique cosplay ideas

Saturday, 30 April 2016 | Written by
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A lot of people are intimidated with cosplay or costume parties. That’s pretty understandable, considering the plethora of characters you can choose from, and the amount of effort to create a quality costume. Despite the hard work it will entail, it’s all worth it. To start off, think of the top three characters you like. Then check their costumes and…Read More »

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Bahag streetwear and other Filipino fashion reinventions

Thursday, 28 April 2016 | Written by
LOSA Handpainted dress with beadwork by Princess Tan

Filipino fashion designers are totally inventive. Imagine creating new forms and shapes in mind-boggling renditions of mythical creatures, creating pieces using plastic bottles, recycled glass, and bottle caps, using indigenous materials such as banana fibre and pineapple silk, experimenting with nuts and bolts and metal sheets and a host of many others. Now Filipino fashion has taken on an even…Read More »

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Your summer survival arsenal

Monday, 25 April 2016 | Written by
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With temperatures reaching critical levels, keeping cool during summer has now become a top priority. It’s no longer just about keeping your oil levels in check or the sweat stains off your clothes—the critical temperatures we’ve been hitting all over the Philippines are a matter of health and maybe even (yikes) life or death. Here are some suggestions, which may…Read More »

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Stuck in a rut? 5 easy ways to climb out of it

Monday, 18 April 2016 | Written by
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The cursor blinks against the white screen, taunting you as it disappears into the background and appears back on-screen just as quickly. The strings of the guitar sit still side by side, seemingly vibrating in impatience to be plucked one by one. The paintbrush sits idly by an unopen box of acrylic paints, its bristles black and clean. We’ve all…Read More »

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What’s the deal with SPF?

Saturday, 16 April 2016 | Written by
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Every day, all day (even on a gloomy day, as long as the sun is up), ultraviolet rays which are invisible to the naked eye are penetrating your skin and causing potentially harmful effects on your health. UVB radiation is the main cause of sunburn while UVA radiation is linked to skin ageing. Both are known to cause skin cancer.…Read More »

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How to wear the Scandinavian style

Sunday, 3 April 2016 | Written by
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Once a land where the vikings ruled, Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe that is comprised of the kingdoms of Denmark on the Southern-most end, Norway on the Northern-most end, and Sweden, at the center of it all. Rich in thriving economies, impressive landscapes, and a deep understanding of fashion that is common throughout Europe, it isn’t a surprise…Read More »

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