DPWH Secretary Mark Villar, Ever Bilena president and CEO Dioceldo Sy and SM Prime executive committee chair Hans Sy.
Legacy of beauty & responsibility
THE PEPPER MILL - Pepper Teehankee (The Philippine Star) - December 14, 2018 - 12:00am

With a shared goal to promote environmental awareness and start a legacy of beauty and responsibility, Ever Bilena and its partners recently launched a zero-waste management campaign called “Responsibility beyond beauty.”

Unveiled during the event was the iECO-800, a smokeless, odorless, multi-layer pyrolysis incinerator that burns almost all kinds of solid waste.

Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc. president and CEO Robina Gokongwei-Pe, Ever Bilena COO Siliman Sy and One Earth’s Jun Cusing.

Ever Bilena president and chief executive officer Dioceldo Sy welcomed Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar and several Miss Earth candidates, who demonstrated how the iECO-800 works by putting plastic bags and tires inside the machine.

Sy said, “From providing Filipinos with high-quality, affordable makeup and beauty products, we’ve taken a step towards helping preserve the beauty of our environment with this zero-waste management program.”

Miss Reunion Island Alexia Aupin, Miss Earth Air Melanie Mader and Miss Indonesia Ratu Vashti Annisa.

SM Prime executive committee chair Hans Sy, Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc. president and CEO Robina Gokongwei-Pe, Pacific Online Systems Corp. chair and president Willie Ocier, Commission on Filipinos Overseas chair Nick Acosta, Jones Lang LaSalle country head Christophe Vicic, ABS-CBN publishing president and CEO Ernie Lopez and former world boxing champion Gerry Peñalosa were also present at the event.

The future of healthcare

Manila Doctors Hospital president Elizabeth Dantes and Maxicare president and CEO Christian Argos.

Top executives of Manila Doctors Hospital and Maxicare Healthcare Corp. gathered recently to inaugurate the newest Maxicare HealthHub located  at the second floor of the hospital. The one-stop health hub utilizes cutting-edge technology to streamline the process of going for a medical consultation.

Manila Doctors Hospital president Elizabeth Dantes and Maxicare president and CEO Christian Argos led the inauguration.

The automated health hub offers Maxicare members a convenient and time-saving way of getting their letter of authorization. It has a fully digitized system to manage patient queuing and make gathering of initial vital signs quick, accurate and hassle-free.

Maxicare VP and medical director Dr. Erlinda Tiuseco and Manila Doctors Hospital VP and assistant medical director Dr. Nelson Abelardo.

A new-generation of self-service center, the Maxicare HealthHub is a health maintenance organization-owned healthcare system that offers a relaxing and convenient way for members to access their benefits, and is especially designed to provide ease and convenience to its members.

Maxicare HealthHubs in other partner hospitals will soon be launched to help improve patient experience when going for a check-up, as well as to provide a more efficient and seamless ways to access their benefits.

 (The Maxicare HealthHub is located at the second floor of Manila Doctors Hospital in Ermita, Manila. It is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Runway ready

(From left) TRESemmé Philippines brand executive Jasmine Kho, Unilever marketing VP for personal care Dorothy Dee Ching and marketing director for hair Ann Esteves, TRESemmé Philippines brand manager Jam Muñasque and Unilever head of public relations Apples Aberin.

For any concerns about your hair, TRESemmé is one of the brands that you can trust — and it’s trusted globally! Recently, it launched a new range of salon-quality products you can conveniently use right at home.

The brand’s latest hair solutions are Keratin Smooth with Argan Oil and Keratin for smooth hair, Detox and Nourish  with  Green  Tea  and  Ginger  for  healthy  and  shiny  hair,  Ultimate Straight and Shine with Shea Butter Oil and Vitamin H for straighter and shinier hair, and Total Salon Repair with Macadamia Oil and Ionic Complex for strong and healthy hair. 

The brand also introduced the Professional Series Serum Conditioner, which deeply nourishes and moisturizes hair. This comes in two variants: Keratin Smooth with Keratin and Oleo Serums to eliminate frizz, and Detox and Nourish with Green Tea and Antioxidant serum to enhance shine. 

The launch also coincided with a fashion show of internationally acclaimed Filipino designer Carl Jan Cruz. To go with the unique silhouettes and textures of the #CarlJanCrewz collection, TRESemmé’s in-house hair experts Lourd Ramos and Victor Ortega recreated some of the looks as seen in New York Fashion Week such as the “Pin and Go” and “Twist and Turns.”

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(For more information, visit www.facebook.com/TresemmePH or follow @tresemmeph on Instagram.)

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