Tuesday, February 20, 2018


February is the month of Love and full of seeking to perfectly express your love in beautiful and fabulous ways. Because they want to ensure they're the apple of the eye of their special someone come the romantic occasion of the year that they will celebrate together.  So if you find yourself being whisked away to a charming place or have planned on a candle-lit dinner date with your beloved, you’ve got every reason to get all glammed up on Hearts Day! Why not? T’is a celebration of love after all. 

Make a big impact by putting together a look that brings out the best in you. From your clothes and make-up to the tiny details that count, you have many options to get that stunning aura on V-Day.  Better start with the hair, which usually draws attention to a person. Per studies, a head full of hair indicates youth and health at its best. Power and stability, on the other hand, corresponds to a long, shiny tress. A bouncy bob means bubbly personality. Meanwhile, curly locks add to masculinity and femininity. 

Gotta hair like them? Well, don’t lose hope if you ain’t have any. All you need is love. And what a better way if it comes out naturally in you. Taking good care of it should not be enforced, but rather a rewarding pamper for yourself. This applies, too, when choosing the right product for your mane.  Stay away from chemical-based ones. This is a “must”, especially when dealing with problems like shedding or thinning of the hair. Most of which contain parabens as preservative, according to aesthetics and rejuvenation expert Dr. Cecilia Catapang.

“Through the years, as you use chemical-based product, slowly and little by little, your body absorbs the parabens, which accumulate to significant levels, enough to induce what is called an estrogen sensitive breast cancer,” she says. Synthetic haircare products have several adverse effects because they are drugs. What you don't know about them might hurt you. So avoid it the next time you go over the counter for your supplies or ditch what you’re using today for naturally-made products because they aid in stimulating hair growth while maintaining its natural water, shine and vibrancy.

Amid a glut of chemical-free hair solutions out there, Dr. Catapang recommends NOVUHAIR for its being natural and compliant to the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive, which means it doesn’t have paraben. In addition of its safety benefits, this topical scalp lotion specifically is the only hair growth product in the market containing 19 natural herbs, essential oils and co-factor nutrients working synergistically to help remedy hair problems from growth to vanishing.

NOVUHAIR helps rejuvenate, nourish and maintain moisture in the scalp and improve the overall appearance of the tress. Lastly, it’s more effective and safe solution to help remedy hair loss and promote hair growth. Sounds like it’s time to shift to “nature’s answer to hair loss”, ladies and gentlemen. It’s time to start loving again your hair with NOVUHAIR to enhance or bring back the old “crowning glory” to look your best in front of your dearest, or turning the head of a potential mate on you this V-Day. Let the love begin!

Discover more ideas on how to embark on a wellness journey at www.coryquirino.com.

Saturday, February 10, 2018


Who is not a dog lovers? Dogs are the Man’s best friend referring the close relations, loyalty, and companionship with humans. So in time of the celebration of the Year of the Dog, American shoe icon Keds has created a limited edition makeover to their popular Kickstart sneaker! Take a peek at this lunar new year release featuring a supple leather upper and luxurious gold detailing. This pair comes uniquely adorned with a removable (and super adorable) golden dog charm!

 Kickstart Year of the Dog – Php 3,795

A closer look at this special update showcases premium gold eyelets and two sets of laces—an
extra pair of red flat laces in addition to the basic white. As if we don't have enough reasons to
get our feet into this pair, it’s also matched with an ultra comfy breathable Ortholite® insole.

We’re definitely getting inline to score a pair of this limited release!

Visit keds.com.ph and Keds stores located at Glorietta 3, U.P. Town Center, SM North Edsa - The Block,SM Megamall, Robinsons Magnolia, Robinsons Manila, Festival Alabang, SM City Baguio, Robinsons Ilocos, Ayala Center Cebu, SM City Bacolod, SM City Iloilo, Gaisano Mall Davao, and Centrio Cagayan De Oro. Also available in Complex Lifestyle Stores at Shangri-La Plaza Mall, TriNoma Mall, Eastwood Mall, Fairview Terraces, Uptown BGC, Glorietta 5, Alabang Town Center, Festival Supermall, Solenad-3 Nuvali, Marquee Mall, and Robinsons Galleria Cebu.

Never Say Die

Chinese movies is one of my favorite foreign film especially with themes leaning toward romcom, action and supernatural.  Another instance was during the height of the Mexican telenovela in the country in the early 2000, Chinese series Meteor Garden starring F4 was such a big hit on Television. So those who crave for fresh films are in for a hilarious treat as the recent blockbuster top grosser in China and Hong Kong over the recent months will now be shown in the country. Never Say Die will leave you excited all throughout the film and will have you laughing your heart out as Ai Lun (Edison)and Ma Li(Xiao Xiao) bring you a mixture of all the elements you love in a Chinese film; Action, RomCom and Supernatural all in one movie. The film is the highest-grossing in China in 2017 with a whopping US$334 million recorded in the box office.

Never Say Die surpassed the US$250 million earned by Jackie Chan’s film Kung Fu Yoga last year, to become the biggest single-territory grosser among all live-action comedies ever released. The movie is about a has-been Ultimate Fighting King (UFK) boxer who can’t seem to get a good fight and a celebrity Journalist who is caught it in a bad romance and how destiny allowed them to straighten their acts as they switch bodies and embark in a series of misadventures to fix their intertwined predicament.

Directed by Yang Song & Chiyu Zhang, the film is an adaptation from a stage play produced by Happy Mahua Pictures, a popular comedy troupes following the success of Goodbye Mr. Loser which incidentally also starred the two.

This feel-good film will definitely awaken the Chinese movie aficionado in you. Distributed in the country by Creative Products Corporation and released by Star Cinema. Never Say Die is showing in cinemas nationwide starting February 28, 2018.

Never Say Die trailer: https://youtu.be/eal-mxZL1_Y

Friday, February 9, 2018


Valentine’s Day is an annual festival to celebrate romantic love, friendship and admiration. We usually celebrate this day by sending messages of love and affection to partners, family and friends or couples send VD cards, flowers, dinner date at cozy restaurants or spend special time together to honour their love for each other.

But are you not bored of the usual Valentines Day celebration? Why not go for something other than the usual VD celebration and experiencing something new. The following are some suggested ideas to spend valentines day in a unique way.

A. Ideas for Adventurous Couples by MERRELL
Sea and Summit
Mt. Pundaquit and Anawangin Cove

For couples making their debut on the hiking scene, there are numerous mountains beginner hikers can mount for a superb experience. With its volcanic white sand, pristine waters, and pine trees, Mt. Pundaquit and Anawangin Cove is definitely a destination where outdoor-lovers can enjoy together. After all, bonding over a day hike on Hearts’ day can only open more opportunities to climb in the future!

Gear: Be prepared for rugged terrains with the Chameleon 7 GORE-TEX and the Siren Hex.
Click here to see a package for February 11’s hike at Mt. Pundaquit and Anawangin Cove by Trail Adventours: http://www.trailadventours.com/philippine-mountains/mt-pundaquit-and-anawangin-cove#fun

Trail Run
Bravehearts Trail Run

For runners looking for a change of view, the mountains offer exceptional sights and scenes—it does wonders for the health too! With fresh air and nature just right below you, trail running is catching up as a choice weekend activity for fitness enthusiasts.

Gear: Kickstart your Valentines’ Day trail with the MQM Flex engineered for both hiking and trail running.
Click here to learn more about February 11’s Bravehearts Trail Run at of the BTR Trail Running Series at Alapaap Mountain View, Tanay Rizal: https://www.facebook.com/events/190128998209624

City Tour
For couples who prefer the city but with a historical and cultural experience, a complete Ilocandia Tour is the perfect getaway this Valentines. For three days, witness the beauty of the North as you journey through the cobbled streets of Vigan, the long stretched beaches of Pagudpud, and the notable windmills of Laoag. Don’t forget to bring your cameras as every moment is worth capturing!
Gear: The 1SIX8 collection is your perfect partner for any city adventure.
Click here to learn more about the Ilocos tour by Bridges Travel and Tours: http://www.bridgestravel.com/philippine-promos/3days-2nights-ilocos-tour#sales-info
Merrell is available at Glorietta 3,  TriNoma, SM North Annex, Market! Market!,  Robinson’s Place Manila, Festival Mall Alabang, SM City DasmariƱas, Marquee Mall Pampanga, Harbor Point Subic, SM City Cebu, SM Iloilo, SM City Davao, SM Lanang, Abreeza Mall Davao, Gaisano Mall Davao, Limketkai Mall, Centrio Mall, and selected specialty stores and department stores nationwide.
Visit Merell on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MerrellPhilippines and follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @Merrell_PH.

B. Perfect gift of style and comfort by SKECHERS
Walking Shoes
For the wandering couple with many more sights to see and places to be, be sure to buy yourself and your partner with the best walking gear in the market. Hailed as the Number 1 Walking shoe in the USA, the Skechers Go Walk is the most obvious choice if you’re torn between giving a gift that can be both stylish, comfy, and durable. It is engineered with top-of-the-line comfort technology namely the innovative 5GEN midsole design and an advanced nearly seamless one piece fabric upper for breathability, as well as the renowned SkechersGoga Max insole for superior cushioning. On the outside it also features the 5GEN midsole for high energy return on every step and the Goga Pillars on the outsole for traction and bounce. So no matter where you opt have a romantic getaway, you’re sure to be happily comfortable!

Skechers Cleo – Blitz (Php 3295)
For the busy lady in your life, make sure they feel pretty and comfy whatever they wear. From work to night-outs, the perfect pair of ballet flats will go a long way. Make her fall in love with the Skechers Cleo, Skechers’ answer to the incredibly popular doll shoe and ballet flat shift—only now it is made extremely better with the infusion of the Memory Foam insole for excellent cushioning. It also comes in great patterns in multiple colorways to make the Cleo wearable with any outfit.
On Chloe – Uplift (Php 4295)
on Gerald Venice - T –Kinane (Php 4095)
Looking to buy your girl a sweet and sultry gift for Valentine’s? Pinks and pastel skirts and dresses can easily do the trick. But for something more flashy and special, try the Skecher Street Uplift sneaker or the bejewelled Double Up- Shiny Dancer! This sequined and beaded platform sneakers not only look cute and trendy, it also has the newest Rise Fit Technology  and Air-Cooled Memory Foam for added height and unparalleled comfort!

For the ladies looking for the perfect pair for their partner, take it from Gerald Anderson and cop your bae a pair of the Skechers Venice – T – Kinane. This classic white lace up sneaker has a smooth leather with stitching and overlay accents and made soft and comfortable with an Air Cooled Memory Foam insole.
Glossy (Php 2890)
Photon Color (Php 1995)
Complexity Color (Php 1795)
Show your love by cherishing each moment spent with your partner. Nothing says “I’m thinking of you everyday” like a new shiny timepiece. Great news, Skechers Time offers various kinds of watches to fit any wearer’s style and personality. Choose from classic steel and sporty designs for the gift of time your SO truly deserves.

For more Skechers shoes, visit skechers.com.ph, like Facebook.com/SkechersPhilippines and on Instagram @SkechersPh.

Skechers is available at Glorietta 2, Trinoma, SM North Edsa The Annex, Ayala Malls Cloverleaf, Gateway Mall, Robinsons Galleria, Ayala Malls The 30th, SM East Ortigas, Market! Market!, SM Mall of Asia, Robinsons Place Manila, Lucky Chinatown, Alabang Town Center, Festival Mall, SM Southmall, SM Bacoor, SM Dasmarinas, Robinsons General Trias, SM Lipa, Fairview Terraces, SM Fairview, SM Pampanga, Marquee Mall, SM Clark, Vista Mall Bataan, SM Cabanatuan, Robinsons Place Ilocos, Ayala Malls Legazpi, Ayala Center Cebu, SM City Cebu, SM Seaside Cebu, SM Bacolod, SM Iloilo, SM Davao, Abreeza Mall, Gaisano Mall of Davao, Limketkai Mall and Centrio Mall.