By Nikki Quiambao
February 14 weekend is coming. And, let’s face it—the usual chocolates and rose bouquets have gotten old and boring. S,o we decided to craft a list to help make this year’s Valentines more special and #extra. From sexy makeup tricks to adventurous date ideas, we got you covered!
Whether you’re getting ready for your Valentines’ date or dancing with your girlfriends in your bedroom, you gotta feel yo’self! Internalize your inner Jennifer Lopez by listening to her single Amor, Amor Amor and move that body! Get inspired JLo’s style and sexiness and wear Guess’ iconic red logo with confidence.
Katy Perry’s eye look has always been our fave! It’s sexy, alluring, and complements all the wonderful outfits she wears. Capture her look (and your man’s attention) with the new Covergirl Total Tease Mascara. Applying it takes only two steps: 1) Catch and define every lash with the 135 bristles of the Mascara Brush, and 2) use the Lash Teasing Comb for ease and control to tease even the tiniest corner lashes. After this, your date will surely be lost in your eyes.
Wondering how to confess your feelings to your crush in an extra special way? Don’t fret! Because now, with the Cadbury Dairy Milk and its Limited Edition Valentines Sleeves, you can #LoveOutLoud. When you give your significant other this bar of smooth chocolate, you can express your affection by writing your Valentines message on a heart tag. For more nakakakilig tips and tricks like this, catch Elmo Magalona and Janella Salvador as they share their inspiring love story on February 14, 1pm, at Laine O, Bonifacio High Street, Taguig City.
But who says chocolate is only good for your heart and tummy? I’M Onsen Spa offers an ‘Escape to Romance’ full body chocolate body scrub made with the finest cacao beans. Discover the magic of cacao beans which is scientifically proven to regulate blood circulation, stimulate endorphin production, protect your skin from UV damage, and smooth out wrinkles. This escape includes more services such as Japanese facial and private steam treatment. You and your SO will definitely be spoiled and pampered.
Valentines’ Day is a yearly event so you have to step up your game each and every time! Celebrate this year’s season of love with and artfully curated Valentine’s Day menu from TWG, set to enchant and delight the taste buds with the tomato Raspberry and beet salad, halibut risotto, seared ox tongue, and delight you and your date with the dulce de leche love me tea cake.
Delight, remind, and let your girl show her gleam and glow this Valentine’s Day with lovely pieces from F&C. From cute charms, elegant necklaces, and love gold rings, you can express the emotions that words often fail to capture and have her smiling and shining with F&C.
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Why settle watching the usual romantic-comedy movies this V-Day when you can watch the action-packed Marvel’s The Black Panther with your partner in crime? The Black Panther movie experience becomes even more immersive and exciting with the expanded IMAX screens and its customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio that will transport you to #BlackPanther’s kingdom. You can now get pumped with adrenaline with T’Challa and the Dora Milaje protect their kingdom and save the world from the formidable enemy forces. SM Cinema also brings to you a reel-to-real experience with an interactive display of the mythical African nation with The Secrets of Wakanda. Rush now to the nearest IMAX Cinema and be #shookt by the extended Wakandan experience.
Travel across Europe with the cuisine the Michelin-star dining experience that The Tasting Room in City of Dreams Manila offers. Prefer something closer to home? Choose between the Japanese – Peruvian fare at Nobu Manila or the Premium Chinese and Cantonese delights at Crystal Dragon. Nothing says sweet like chocolate fondues and chocolates at Red Ginger and Cafe Society!
This Valentines’ Day, #LoveIsInTheSquare. At Central Square, you can work some leather or suedes from Hackett or Dune, and get as striking with sprays of perfume. Flatter your lucky girl with the scent you always long for, or sleepwear from Women’s secret that she can add to her wardrobe. And if you guys choose to celebrate at home, set a tablescape with upscale dining finds at Pottery Barn. Serve some wine or pop some champagne, which you can get at Marks & Spencer, to cap off the romantic evening.
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