A mecca for clean beauty opens in SM Makati
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - April 13, 2022 - 12:00am
To address the booming trend for clean, sustainable, organic, natural and cruelty-free beauty, Luxasia PH has created SkinSmart, a beauty space in SM Makati offering top clean beauty brands like Dermalogica, Peter...
Provencal spirit, Parisian attitude
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - April 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Small bags are in again, and they don’t come more charming than Longchamp’s spring-summer 2022 collection.
Sexiness made classic, sophisticated and chic
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - March 9, 2022 - 12:00am
A young woman strides out in all-black leather her jacket and miniskirt molded to her curves. You admire her confident sexiness before your eye is drawn down to her colored boots in a familiar shade of burgundy:...
A sparkling ginger scent that's perfect for summer
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - March 2, 2022 - 12:00am
Outgoing, forward and fearless, Twilly Eau Ginger is the sparkling third sister of the Twilly d’Hermès tribe.
5 beauty hacks for V-Day
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - February 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Get ready and look your best for Valentine’s Day with these five simple beauty hacks:
The ‘eyes of the tiger’ and other beauty looks for Chinese New Year
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - February 1, 2022 - 12:00am
It’s the Year of the Tiger — in Chinese culture a symbol of good luck and strength, power and respect. In fact, the Chinese view the tiger as the king of the jungle — a place occupied by the lion...
Sophisticated Urbanity and the 'Man Birkin'
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - January 26, 2022 - 12:00am
After two long pandemic years, Hermès is back to business in all senses of the word. Last year the French luxury fashion house streamed a fashion film of their men’s autumn-winter collection online;...
Best of beauty 2021
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - January 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Beauty-wise, most of 2021 was all about skincare, though the latter half saw a return to makeup brow products and eye shadow, especially as we went out socially or back to the office on a more regular basis.
The scents of Christmas
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - December 22, 2021 - 12:00am
The latest holiday scents aren’t what you would expect. Calvin Klein’s newest men’s fragrance, Defy, defies expectation with its woody-fresh scent dedicated to younger, edgier millennial men.
F-Beauty gets serious about skincare
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - December 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Filipino beauty brands like Issy & Co. and Habitude are stepping it up, going toe to toe with global brands by venturing into skincare, the segment that’s booming right now. Both recently launched well-edited...
15 reasons to visit Camiguin, and then ‘come again’
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - November 28, 2021 - 12:00am
Camiguin is one of those unspoiled paradises that are so perfect you would like to keep it secret, and yet it’s the kind of secret that is too good not to share.
A foodie guide to Camiguin’s best restos
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - November 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Cebu Pacific Air launched its maiden flight to Camiguin on Nov. 15, and it was a beautiful rediscovery of the island in northern Mindanao I’d visited 10 years ago but didn’t do or see much because I didn’t...
Beauty bargains to look for on 11.11
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - November 10, 2021 - 12:00am
Smart shoppers know to wait for monthly sales to score their desired items. Here are some great deals and beauty discoveries to consider in the 11.11 sale tomorrow.
A healthier way to snack
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - October 28, 2021 - 12:00am
Cravewell are guilt-free snacks made of 100-percent fruits and vegetables that are as tasty as regular chips.
Can skincare really transform your complexion in 7 days or less?
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - October 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Skincare has boomed since the pandemic started, and the newest products are promising results in incredibly short periods of time.
A luxurious beauty ritual for the hands
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - October 20, 2021 - 12:00am
The human hand has always expressed the spirit of the house of Hermès.
High-tech fragrances and the smells of silk: A guide to holiday scents
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - September 29, 2021 - 12:00am
The “Ber” months are upon us and Christmas is a few months away.
Comfort foods that are the culinary equivalent of a hug
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - September 23, 2021 - 12:00am
In the midst of a pandemic, our primary need is comfort, whether spiritual, mental or physical.
Redoing your home or furnishing your out-of-town haven
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - September 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Studio Dimensione is the design furniture arm of Dimensione, a one-stop shop where you can find everything you need for the home.
Hair fall is a huge pandemic problem here's what you can do...
by Therese Jamora-Garceau - September 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Break the hair fall: Kérastase’s Genesis line of shampoo, conditioner, scalp serum and anti-hair fall blow-drying fluid prevents hair loss.
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