Category Archives: Beauty & Fashion

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Mother, daughter and co.: when your mom is your business partner too

Friday, 6 May 2016 | Written by
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PMothers and daughters share a unique bond. It’s close relationship that’s layered with unconditional love and even friendship. But how does the dynamic change when mothers and daughters also become partners in business? “When running a business with your mom, there are lots of advantages and disadvantages,” says Michelle Pacubas, 30 years old, who runs an RTW and water refilling…Read More »

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5 busy moms share their fuss-free fashion tips

Thursday, 5 May 2016 | Written by
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She’s the first one to get up in the morning, the one who rallies everyone into the school day, sometimes the tsuper nanay, a lot of times running errands for the home. She’s in and out of the house, getting things done before the whole family reunites at home. Mom is indeed the hero of the home. With her focusing…Read More »

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Finding the perfect summer dress

Monday, 2 May 2016 | Written by
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It’s no secret that one of the quickest ways to look pretty and put-together (when you’re actually feeling lazy and lacking any kind of fashion inspiration) is to slip on the perfect dress. In the summer, that entails a bit more work because the heat just makes it harder to do anything. The perfect summer dress is one that will…Read More »

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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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#Vacationstylegoals: pegs for vacation outfits

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 | Written by
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Dreaming of halting the stress in the office and going to a strangely new and wonderful place? Or perhaps, you’ve reached your quota in vacations and what’s left is to reminisce on that fun one-week vacation that was over too soon, too bad? The word vacation never fails to make our eyes glimmer and for millenials like me, the luxury…Read More »

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