Three new ways to get younger, healthier skin from Murad
Rosalinda L. Orosa (The Philippine Star) - January 23, 2013 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - Want to get the Murad glow? Here are three new skin-illuminating innovations from Murad for brighter, healthier skin.

Reveal younger-looking skin with Murad’s Age Reform Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture, a luxurious blend of hyper-hydrating ingredients that quench the skin and restore youthfulness, resiliency, and tone.

To repair skin while you sleep, use Murad White Brilliance Illuminating Night Moisture, an antioxidant-rich night cream that conditions and softens skin while infusing it with powerful brightening agents.

Minimize the appearance of pores and exfoliate the skin by including Murad’s Radiant Toning Lotion to your regimen. It addresses discoloration, large pores, and wrinkles, and keeps skin translucent by preventing future pigmentation.

Murad Age Reform Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture (P2,850), Murad White Brilliance Illuminating Night Moisture (P3,150), and Murad White Brilliance Radiant Toning Lotion (P1,850) are available at Rustan’s Department Stores.

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Life is fair: Nivea UV Whitening Serum SPF 25 is enriched with antioxidant pure vitamin C for fairer skin tone all over.

Nivea UV Whitening

Serum SPF 25: Let there be white!

Boasting the world’s best line-up of whitening products, Nivea now introduces Nivea UV Whitening Serum SPF 25,  a more long-lasting whitening product that does not stop at whitening but also creates a healthier, more vibrant skin tone that lasts. It contains 95-percent antioxidant pure vitamin C derivative, nature extracts, UV filters, and Hydra IQ that ensure whiter, healthier, more even-toned, and moisturized skin within just 14 days, with results that visibly last.

With its advanced UVA and UVB cell protection, it nourishes sun-damaged skin.

The new Nivea UV Whitening Serum comes in a 200ml tube at only P219 at all Watsons branches. To know more, visit or

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For him and for her: Acca Kappa brings two new magical scents to capture his and her hearts.

Scents of a man and a woman from Acca Kappa

Acca Kappa’s stunning Giardino Segreto Eau de Parfum (100ml at P4,950) comes from a secret garden ... a magical place with enchanting notes of jasmine and rose, and a spicy woody heart. A truly feminine perfume designed to seduce and capture the hearts of men. 

And then there’s Acca Kappa’s latest masculine scent Giallo Elicriso (100ml, P4,950), which is inspired by the magical coastline of the Mediterranean. It’s got a fresh, spicy, woody appeal with notes of vetiver and cedarwood.

Top notes include citron of diamante, water agreement, and violet leaves. Heart notes include helichrysum, white pepper, and nutmeg while base notes are cedarwood and vetiver.

Acca Kappa is available at Rustan’s.

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Royally flushed: Add warmth to your cheeks with DBS Color Radiant Blush, available in Coral Glow, Pinched Pink, and Natural Flush.

Get glowing with Stanhome’s Designer Beauty Secrets

Face 2013 with a fresh face with these easy steps from makeup artist Jasmine Campos, who also trained at the Academy of makeup in Australia. Get the look with affordable makeup line Designer Beauty Secrets from Stanhome World Philippines:

• Always hydrate your skin. With the colder weather this time of the year, Jasmine recommends a cream foundation that doubles as a moisturizer like DBS Hydrating Crème Foundation that has aloe vera and Witch Hazel extracts. It comes in three skin-flattering shades: nude, natural mocha, and medium beige.

• Go for the glow, not the shine. DBS Natural Finish pressed powder — in Light Buff, natural, almond, and medium beige shades â€” keeps skin looking naturally fresh and shine-free throughout the day.

• Don’t shy away from glitter. For evening events, amp up your look by playing with your eyes. DBS Color Radiant Eyeshadow in vivid Icy Lavender and Sweet Plum provides the perfect touch.

• Warm up with color. Liven up your lips and cheeks with red tones. Try DBS Color Moist lipstick in Delicious Red and DBS Color Radiant Blush in Coral Glow, Pinched Pink or Natural Flush for a warm glow. 

Visit the Stanhome World Philippines Facebook Fan Page, e-mail or contact 091-STANHOME (0917-8264663) for more information on Designer Beauty Secrets makeup.

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The white stuff: Closeup White Now has a gradual whitening action that provides long-term stain removal and whitening.


Closeup White Now, why later?

The most advanced tooth whitening technology is here. Closeup White Now is the first and only toothpaste that instantly whitens your teeth in just one brush. It is the vital new addition to your everyday beauty kit for those inevitable beauty emergencies. After all, nothing completes your look and boosts your confidence more than a dazzling white smile.

On top of the instant whitening effect, Closeup White Now also has a gradual whitening action that provides long-term stain removal and whitening. Along with its unique whitening formula, the toothpaste also contains all the anti-cavity protection provided by regular fluoride toothpastes with a Glacier Fresh flavor that leaves your mouth with an intense burst of freshness.

Beauty can’t wait! Tweet and Instagram your instant beauty fixes at WhiteNowWhyLater.

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New year, new face: Kokuryu Facial Lotion now comes in a new packaging but with the same ingredients that help you maintain that youthful glow and blemish-free complexion.

Kokuryu’s Facial Lotion has a new face

Kokuryu Facial Lotion now comes in a new packaging but with the same ingredients that help you maintain that youthful glow and blemish-free complexion.

The line includes:

• Soft Lotion, a refreshing toner for normal and dry skin which replenishes moisture to balance and condition the skin while removing all traces of impurities for soft, clear, and healthy-looking skin.

• Milk Lotion, a skin moisturizer with nourishing ingredients formulated to provide moisture from within and help the skin remain soft, smooth, and beautiful.

• Ast Lotion to eliminate excess oils and impurities while tightening the skin pores. It helps regulate oily and acne-free.

For more information, call 242-0883/2420968 or like it on Facebook Kokuryu Cosmetics.

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Shine on: L’Oreal’s new Shine Caresse gives a light, modern shimmer for naturally luscious lips.

Why L’Oreal’s Shine Caresse is on every young woman’s lips

L’Oreal’s new Shine Caresse is for every young woman who’s dreamed of wearing sensual colors combined with a light, modern shine for naturally luscious lips.

This new-generation lip color boasts dual results: beautiful shades infused with a fresh shine to bring out the natural beauty of your lips with the gleam of a candy-colored caress.

Shine Caresse’s ultra-light fluid texture immediately melts onto the lips for a long-lasting moist-effect combined with completely unprecedented comfort and freshness, thanks to a unique formula made with 30-percent water and 60-percent oil.

The Shine Caresse foam applicator shapes itself to your lips for easy, one-step application.


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