PRE-summer heat blankets the tropics and with it comes not only the promise of sun-kissed godliness but also the curse of “sun-fried radiance”.
EVER vigilant of the evolving needs of sensitive Asian skin tones, Kanebo launched its twin antidote to this year’s summer skin backlash through an interactive beauty workshop set amid the elegance of Deco Centrum, which adorned its showroom with a magnificent showcase of the legendary “Arita” fine porcelain from Japan.
BETWEEN trying to beat holiday deadlines and constantly trying to keep in good cheer 24/7 when in truth you’re thisclose to going Grinch, Christmas can indeed be, well, stressful. That’s why on your next jaunt to the mall, we suggest you treat yourself to the The Spa’s magic touch – one to two hours’ of therapeutic pampering, which may include a soothing Javanese royal bath, a Moor spa facial and a long overdue foot massage – guaranteed to leave you purring with satisfaction and fully recharged. Continue reading Places to go: The Spa→
ONLY the truly beautiful can define what real beauty is. Wife, mother and businesswoman Mia Seng is one of them.
“Real beauty is in your heart. It is helping those who need it. You become beautiful because you know you’re sharing your blessings with others. You attain peace of mind, knowing you have helped people.”
This principle spurred a bored Filipina housewife to build a flourishing beauty clinic franchise—called Amazing Touch—spread out in four countries in a span of 15 years. Today, Amazing Touch has four branches in Singapore:the main clinic in Lucky Plaza, a franchise each in Malaysia and Hong Kong, and one in every SM mall in the Philippines. Continue reading AMAZING TOUCH: “Beauty is in the heart, in helping those in need”→
ON the surface, Angelica Panganiban and Derek Ramsey depict perfectly mismatched images of light and darkness, of velvety softness and urbane toughness, of virginal sensuality and animal appeal. But as they say, opposites attract.
YOUTH IS A PRIME COMMODITY in show business―actors have to look, act, and live younger than they are. But in 2002, a 14-year-old newbie successfully played a 21-year-old law student in what would be a the critically-acclaimed teleserye (soap opera). In Kay Tagal Kitang Hinintay (Waited For So Long). Her name: Bea Alonzo.