Life’s too short to wear boring clothes, especially when you’re on summer break. Before you head to your Holy Week plans, take your stress away from packing with this edit of summer beauty products, clothes, and shoes, perfect no matter where you're off to!
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Sunscreen should never be neglected—especially in this heat! If you're heading outdoors, make sure to bring with you sunblock for the face and body. The new Kiehl's Dermatologist Solutions Ultra Light Daily UV Defense Aqua Gel SPF 50 PA++++ is perfect for our weather: It's a gel-like formula that defends the skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays and environmental stressors, and contains Vitamin E to keep skin hydrated all day. While the Activated Sun Protector is a water-resistant and sweat-proof face and body sunscreen that's also coral-friendly!
As girls, almost all of us love wearing lippies; but sometimes, we forget to take care of our lips. With the Burt's Bees Innovative Lip Care Regimen, it hopes to make lips naturally beautiful and healthy—all done in 3 steps: Exfoliating with the new Conditioning Lip Scrub, hydrating with the new Overnight Intensive Lip Treatment, and adding color with Burt's Bees Tinted Lip Balm.
Looks like the Korean beauty trend is forever to stay, as blk Cosmetics launches yet another K-Beauty collection! The cute and dainty collection features 2 Creamy All-Over Paint for the cheeks, eyes, and lips, 2 Intense Color Liquid Eyeshadow, 2 All-Day Intense Matte Lipstick, 2 Sweet Lip Duo, 4 Soft Matte Mousse, and 3 All Day Lip & Cheek Water Tint.
When you've tried just about everything to hide your dark circles and puffy eyebags, and yet it's still there, it's time to try something else. The NuSkin ageLOC LumiSpa Accent, paired with the ageLOC LumiSpa IdealEyes, gently exfoliates and massages active ingredients on the skin around the eyes for fresher, healthier, and hydrated under eyes.
You might be shocked when we tell you there's already a sheet mask for your vulva,—the world's first—and Philippines is one of the few countries to get first dibs! With regular use of TWO L(I)PS Blackout Activated Charcoal Mask, it will soothe, detoxify, brighten, moisturize, and boost lymphatic drainage in the vulva.
The latest innovation in skincare has got to be Clinique's customized hydration system called Clinique iD. All you have to do is mix-and-match! First, choose from the three Dramatically Different Moisturizers: Moisturizing Lotion, Oil Control Gel, or Hydrating Jelly. Then, pick one of the five concentrated actives based on your skin's needs: Blue cartridge to reduce the look of pores and retexturize skin, purple cartridge to smooth fine lines and re-plump skin, green cartridge to calm and comfort irritated skin, orange cartridge to energize and revive fatigued skin, and white cartridge to even out skin tone.
Excited for Avengers: Endgame? Lee finds a way for you to sport your inner Marvel fan—in style! Say hey to these easy-to-wear streetwear casuals featuring some of the film franchise's biggest characters Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, the Wasp, and Black Widow. Each of these "game-changing" items, of course, employs the brand's signature brand of cool to appeal not just to comic book geeks! Check them all out on Lee's official Facebook page!
Filipino brand World Balance finally takes flight globally, after it recently launched in the hip city of Dubai, UAE. It's a move "reflective of the company’s and the brand’s dedication and passion to provide Filipinos here and elsewhere great value at an affordable costm," it said in a statement. At the launch, it unveiled Scion L and Freyja for the ladies, and Olymph M, Metropolis, Weave Strider, Freedom Trainer, and Freedom Fusion for the gents—all of which are woven with the form-meets-function formula the brand prides itself on!
Just pack and go with Pacsafe's Dry Lite Tote bag! This water-resistant, anti-theft tote bag is made of ripstop fabric and Aquaguard zip to protect against moisture and theft, and has external attachment points and built-in internal pockets for valuables and small essentials.
If you need more ways to add color to summer, do check out the lates collaboration of Keds and artist Ellen van Dusen. “Keds follows a similar model to the way I like to work at Dusen Dusen—using a classic shape as a canvas to experiment with color, pattern and shape. It was really fun to translate my work to a shoe” says Van Dusen.
But first, coffee... and shoes? Saucony recently collaborated with famous donut brand, Dunkin Donuts to celebrate Boston's Marathon 2019 with the Saucony x Dunkin' Kinvara 10, and it literally sold out online in a day! Lucky you, you can still get your hands on this limited edition Saucony x Dunkin Kinvara 10 kicks! Just like or follow Saucony Philippines on Facebook and Instagram, share the official Saucony x Dunkin’ post, and tag three friends in the comments section of the post. Finally, register at saucony.com.ph. One (1) lucky winner of the FREE Saucony x Dunkin’ Kinvara 10 will be selected from all the qualified and combined entries from Saucony Philippines’s Facebook and Instagram on April 20, 2019.
The next time you go to a UAAP game, wear your school spirit in the latest UAAP sunglasses developed in partnership between ABS-CBN and local brand Fly Shades! Check out the new UAAP sunglasses from Fly Shades, available at the ABS-CBN Store, UAAP Store, and Fly Shades branches. For more details, visit www.uaapstore.com or follow UAAP Store and Fly Shades on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @UAAPStore.
Uniqlo takes you back to childhood with their latest collection of UT Tees. Anime fans will squeal with delight with the Mobile Suit Gundam tees to commemorate its 40th anniversary, while gamers will love the Monster Hunter and Street Fighter tees that are launching on April 15. And manga fans will go crazy over One Piece Stampede UTs by the end of June.
Leading luxury hair brand Kérastase celebrated its 20th Anniversary, and the launch of the all-new Discipline Oléo-Relax range, last March with a party to remember at The Fifth at Rockwell. Three icons from three generations, Kaila Estrada, Marie Lozano, and Ruffa Gutierrez, also attended the event to show off their #GlassLook hairstyles using the Kérastase Discipline Oléo-Relax.
When it comes to choosing a pair of jeans, for award-winning artist and dancer Jesse “Reflex” Gotangco is all about functionality and freedom. “With what I do most especially in freestyle and hip-hop, we always believe that you gotta look fresh but at the same time, be able to move,” he intimated. “That’s why I like to keep it loose and simple, and at the same time, very functional and free.” And he found this in the Levi’s Engineered Jeans. “It definitely helps with my movement and it looks just so casual, which is cool because you can wear it everyday. And anytime I need to get down and dance, I can get down with these jeans for sure,” says Reflex.
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