Thursday, July 31, 2014

Foot Care during the Monsoon Season

Most roads are wet and slick with mud during the monsoons. As such, rainy days requires you footwear that will give you good grip and will keep your feet as clean as possible.

A rubber footwear is usually worth investing on. Go for comfort rather than style or looks. Flip flops are your best bet. They dry easily since they are made of rubber. Moreover, they fit well and let your feet breathe. However, cheap brands could prove to be slippery on the roads and could splash water and mud on you.

Another option is spending on the old fashioned Rain boots. Rain shoes need not be boring.  Sturdy and coloful flip flops plus trendy rain boots can match your outfit.  I found that there is a wide variety of shoes for women available at ZALORA Philippines.
Whatever ideal footware you decide on to keep the your feet well covered for monsoons, choose sensible shoes. Avoid those that soak up water and those with poor grip that might cause you to slip on the moss and fungus covered roads.

The rainy season takes a particular toll on the feet. You cannot avoid a puddle of dirty water during this time of the year. The roads are full of dirty water and muck and these which enter foot wear. Trudging through floods and walking on filthy pavements Hence the rainy season takes a particular toll on the feet. and dirty feet are at risk of contracting infection often cause smelly feet and fungal infections. Give your feet more attention they deserve. Clean your feet and keep them hygienic to do away with bad odour, athlete's foot and fungal infection problems. The feet smells because bacteria feeds on damp feet. And during the wet season, these bacteria breed on dirty water, mud and other waterborne substances which we tread on.

Here are some guidelines to keep your feet healthy:

•Do get the wet shoes off as quickly as possible.
•Wash your feet with antiseptic as soon as you get home. Apply anti-fungal powder or cream.
•Dry your feet after cleaning it. Make sure to the area between the toes to avoid athlete's foot.
•Clean your footwear thoroughly before wearing them again. Use a dry cloth to remove any fungal growth that could have started to form when your sandals or shoes were left wet.
•Clean under your toenails and cut them regularly so that dirt won't accumulate in them.
•Make sure that your feet are completely dry before wearing new footwear or socks.


Since your feet bears the brunt of monsoon, don't forget to take extra care of them this rainy season. Keep your feets in top shape with a little bit of care. Do not wait for the condition to worsen before you get rid of those infectious bacteria.




Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Under The Dome Season 2 hits Manila on September 3

Under the Dome is an American science-fiction drama television series that premiered on CBS USA June 24 last year. This TV series was developed by Brian K. Vaughan based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King.


Under the Dome is set in the small town of Chester's Mill in Maine, where a massive, transparent, indestructible dome suddenly cuts its residents off from the rest of the world. People trapped inside must find their own ways to survive with diminishing resources and rising tensions with no Internet access, no mobile signals and limited radio communication.

While military forces, the government and the media positioned outside of this surrounding barrier attempt to break it down, a small group of people inside attempt to figure out what the dome is. “Four hands will hold up the dome, and without them it will fall.” Will Angie (Britt Robertson), Norrie (Mackenzie Lintz), Joe (Colin Ford) and Junior (Alexander Koch) be able to control the dome and make it go away? Is there any way of escaping Chester’s Mill?

The second season of Under The Dome will premiere on RTL CBS Entertainment with Heads Will Roll on September 3. Barbie’s fate lies in Big Jim’s hands, and the Dome presents a new threat when it becomes magnetized. Meanwhile, Julia seeks out the help of a stranger to save the life of a mysterious girl who may hold clues to origin of the Dome. Under the Dome author and executive producer Stephen King, makes a cameo appearance, and this was filmed on location in Wilmington, N.C. Moreover, Eddie Cahill and Karla Crome join the cast as series regulars.



Under The Dome Season airs every Wednesday 9:55 PM only on RTL CBS Entertainment.

RTL CBS Entertainment HD is available on SKYcable channels 53 (SD Digital), Destiny channel 53, Cablelink channel 224 and other provincial operators nationawide.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Tugop Primary School benefits from L’Oréal's Citizen Day

In celebration of L’Oreal’s global “Citizen Day”, L'Oréal Philippines employees volunteered their time and talent to help beautify Tugop Primary School in Tanauan, Leyte last July 1. Super Typhoon Haiyan typhoon badly damage the the school in 2013, leaving it with only two working classrooms for 201 students. Before the year ends, Tugop Primary School will be the proud recipient of four new disaster-resilient classrooms to be donated by  L’Oreal organization in the Philippines.

Some 100 employee volunteers took part in painting benches and bookshelves plus preparing commodities for the students. The volunteers dedicated an afternoon to silk-screen T-shirts, putting in together learning materials, and in packing school bags with notebooks and school supplies.  That afternoon, the L'Oréal Philippines volunteers not only help pull together to provide material things the students need for learning, but they also brought hope for a better future back to the Tugop community which Typhoon Haiyan took away.

To close the day, all volunteers were asked to write their messages for the Tugop community on white tiles which will be sent along with other school materials when the school buildings are finally completed.

Citizen Day was first launched in 2010 with the aim of embodying L'Oréal's commitment to social responsibility during one day of collective voluntary action by its employees. The project was inspired by L'Oréal's Centenary celebration in 2009, when 100 community projects were launched worldwide. Since then, L'Oréal has committed to engaging its employees across the world once a year, every year.

Over 20 000 L’Oréal employees from 61 countries will participate in the Citizen Day held in their country. For one day L’Oréal employees will offer their time in over 400 community projects to fulfil the needs expressed by partner charities in five areas: environment, employment, helping people with disabilities, fight against exclusion and intergenerational outreach. to help communities and partner organizations.

L’Oréal employees from all the group’s entities (headquarters, research, plants, etc.) will participate in wellness workshops, landscaping activities, renovating community and housing centres, collecting clothes and food during the Citizen Day in all the countries involved.

"For the fifth year in a row, L’Oréal employees will be given an opportunity to become part of the group's citizen engagement programme. By joining forces, we will have a positive impact on the world around us," said Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman and CEO of L’Oréal. "Companies have a mission to create social and societal value."

Citizen Day is deployed on an international scale across 61 countries in June and July during one day or one week. This year Citizen Day will gather more than 20,000 employees: the kick-off was given by Russia on May 28, followed by China, Lebanon on May 30 and US on June 16, then in most European countries on July 1, as well as the Philippines.

Visit http://www.loreal.com/ to know more about L’Oreal Philippines. You may also get update via Twitter @LOrealPressPH.
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