Saturday, February 14, 2015

Skin Philosophie is your One-Stop Shop for Immaculate Correction and Aesthetic Needs


Skin is the largest organ and it plays an important role in protecting the body. And so taking care of your skin and keeping it as healthy as you can becomes imperative.

Our skin is what the world sees of us, and so all of us would want to have good-looking skin. Good physical appearance gives us a boost of confidence in dealing with people. A healthy-looking skin makes one feel good about himself. While not all have inherent flawless, fantastic skin, we can ask dermatologists to treat and improve our less than perfect complexion.

Skin Philosophie Medical Aesthetic and Lifestyle Solutions offer a wide variety of products and services tailor-fitted to its customers' need and their budget.


The UK-trained dermatologist behind the clinic, Dr. Kyla Talens, uses a holistic approach in providing clients with services they need, and not just want. She holds herself true to the highest standard of medical practice, by caring deeply about her patients. She belives in the value of improving people’s well-being through a proper lifestyle and aesthetic sensibilities. Her lifestyle modification programs can be availed by individuals who want to transform themselves for as long as the aesthetic treatment is within reason.





Windsor Clarifying Skin Polish (P 3,400)

My partner and I availed the Windsor Clarifying Skin Polish two weeks ago and found that this two-fold service was such a pampering (and beautifying too) treat. The first part is referred to as Skin Philosophie Signature Facial. This multi-step procedure starts with cleansing. A hypoallergenic cleanser or a degreasing wash is used depending on your skin type. I had the hypoallergenic one for my sensitive, combination skin.


Lymphatic massage is administered once the face is clean. This is highly relaxing that I almost fell asleep as the therapist massages my facial nodes in circular motion. Application of lymphatic massage accelerates lymph drainage through lymphatic nodes and is considered beneficial as it aids the lymphatic system in the detoxification and disposal of metabolic waste.


Next follows the use of the Galvanic device to tone my facial muscles using direct current stimulation. Scrubbing is then shortly administered to remove  black and whiteheads.


I found this step just a little painful especially when being done on the sides on my nose.

After scrubbing, a High Frequency device is then used to close the skin pores. Toner is then applied to restore my natural skin's pH.




Second part is the Windsor Clarifying Polish (or diamond microdermabrasion) takes care of the deadskin cell build-up on the Face, Neck and Chest.  This high-powered exfoliator sucks out the remaining superficial blackheads and whiteheads.



After undergoing all these step-by-step procedures, it is worth noting that my skin felt a lot smoother to touch and came out a bit reddish. Leo's usual dark skin appeared whitish, remarkably fairer one (he has oily skin).

The microderm treatment is used to soften fine lines and wrinkles, decrease the appearance of scarring/coarse textures, decrease pore size, and reduces superficial hyper-pigmentation or age spots. The procedure has to be done every month for best results, I was told.


You'll be happy to know that Skin Philosophie is extending a free consultation/assessment (excluding pathological cases) to my loyal blog readers.

If you want to arrange a free consultation session with Dr. Kyla Talens, just fill up this form and it will be emailed to you.














If you want to receive an exclusive 10% discount on regular services offered by Skin Philosophie, just fill up this form and an email will be sent to you which you in turn can present at the time of your appointment.















Skin Philosophie Medical Aesthetic and Lifestyle Solutions
3F The Fort Strip, 28th Street corner 7th Avenue
BGC Taguig City
Phone (02) 211 8762 / (0917) 886 0646​



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Friday, February 13, 2015

Love in Fifty Shades Valentine Special at Marriott Hotel Manila

Marriott Hotel Manila is throwing a Valentine experience like no other. Each of the hotel’s restaurants will feature famous elements from the worldwide phenomenon “Fifty Shades of Grey”. Hold nothing back and be seduced by luscious treats you would never, ever want to miss.

Experience a palm-twitching romance at Marriott Café. Excite your senses as you enter the “Red Room” filled with sinful and sensual desserts. Have a bite of steamy culinary selections that are mentioned in the trilogy such as oyster, strawberry, cheese, smoked salmon, vanilla ice cream and more surprises.

Get into the romantic mood and treat your loved one to a dinner buffet (P 2,650) or to a Sunday brunch (P 2,600) from February 13-15, 2015,. To recreate one of the sweetest moments from the novel, Marriott Cafe gives diners a chance to own the highly coveted Pandora charm bracelet, just like Mr. Grey’s surprise birthday gift to Ms. Steele.


Temptation never tasted so good at Cru Steakhouse. For starters, Executive Chef Meik Brammer recreated an iconic dish from one of the couple’s dates - the Charity Ball. Ignite your taste buds with the Salmon Tartare with Crème Fraiche and Cucumber on Toasted Brioche.


Submit to your inner sweet cravings with “The “Dom”, a special course that embodies the character of Mr. Grey, tough on the outside but delicate on the inside. This chocolate dome melts under a lovely chocolate sauce revealing a mouthwatering dessert composing of hazelnut cake, truffle gianduja and chocolate sorbet.


Naughty but sweet creations takes over the hotel’s gourmet coffee shop. Java+ focuses on Ana Steele’s obsession with Christian Grey represented in “Sweet 50 cupcakes” paired with a milk tea concoction called “Oh My, Vanilla”,  a special blend  made from English Breakfast Tea and Vanilla, a concoction that best describes Ana’s demure personality.

The Greatroom teases you with a seductive, handcrafted cocktails named after the famous lines from the novel such as Pinch of Pleasure, Punish Me and Cuff Love. Sway those hips with the sultry music from a live piano performance from the book’s playlist.

On a lighter note, ladies are invited to unleash their inner Goddess with “Steal Steele’s Cup” a custom blend of English Breakfast Tea featured in the Greatroom’s afternoon high tea, complemented with elegant pastries consisting of sweet, scones and savory for only P550 available from 2-5 pm.

Let your own Mr. Grey fuel your romance at Marriott Manila. Call (02)9889999 or visit manilamarriott.com for reservations.

Celebrating Valentine's Day the Zomato Way

Valentine’s Day is the biggest day for dining out, often outbeating New Years Eve and Christmas. It generates the highest traffic day on Zomato at a rate of 61% higher than any other day in the year.


Couples are going out of their way to make Valentine’s Day just perfect. While most couples in Delhi, Manila, Dubai, Auckland and London would treat their partners to an evening meal or dinner, Valentine’s Day lunchtime traffic shows a spike in Johannesburg.

Trends also show that women Zomato users dominated the male user base in Valentine’s special collection. Women do tend to like Valentine’s day, and take charge searching for more romantic places to dine in compared to men. They viewed restaurants priced 32% higher than those looked up by the male user base. Love, it turns out, doesn't just require warmer hearts. It requires deeper pockets too.

This Valentine’s Day keep the romance alive in your relationship by investing in people who will feed you as much goodness as you do them. Make that special someone in you life feel like a loved royalty as you share eating out

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Mercato Centrale opens at Glorietta


Mercato Centrale brings its foodie experience at Glorietta 4 Dolphin Park Mercato Centrale staring 4PM this Friday. It's another date day to take your special someone somewhere for the evening so plan a surprise and head off to Mercato@Glorietta! Romance is just perfect when it's unexpected!

Delight yourselves and feast on exciting, new food finds that are delectable! Check out a variety of great-tasting and innovative food choices like:

Street food Ihaw-Ihaw
Pam's Choices' Japanese Kani Salad
Manila Q's Bagwang
Italian Ice Cream by Mio Gelati
B-Wing's flavored Buffalo Wings
Cebu's Boneless Lechon Belly
Street food Ihaw-Ihaw

plus other food finds that include homemade hams, kakanins, street food crunchies, nachos, cakes fresh fruit drinks, Ilocos Empanada and many more!
Mercato@Glorietta provides a slew of delicious Friday night food to share!

Mercato@Glorietta is another innovative food market from the Mercato Centrale group. Mercato Centrale is Organized by Anton Diaz of the popular “Ultimate Taste Test” series, together with RJ Ledesma, who is a celebrity and entrepreneur. Other successful food markets organized by Mercato Centrale includes that of Midnight Mercato in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Cucina Andare (the first food truck market in the country) in Glorietta Park, Makati, Mezza Norte in Ayala’s Trinoma Mall, Quezon City, Cocina Centrale in Ayala’s MarQuee Mall, Pampanga and Porto Cena in Ayala’s Harbor Point Mall, Subic.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Albie Casino endorses ALFA-1 Advanced Men's Care


A man who carries himself with confidence and exudes masculinity, dominance and power often stands out. The Alpha male can easily be spotted even in a crowded room.

And there is no denying that Albie has it all. The 21-year old Albie embodies the characteristics of a true ALFA male---talented, sexy, smart, with hot physique and disarmingly good looks. His confidence and commanding presence makes him the perfect endorser of ALFA-1 Advanced Men's Care, personal care product line made for men to transform ordinary men into confident males--ALFA males.

Personal Collection  ALFA-1 Advanced Men's Care uses a unique formulation called CoolActiv Technology that gives a superior overall clean, fresh scent and an extremely cool after-feel—perfect for the ALFA male.


The ALFA-1 Advanced Men's Care product line includes ALFA-1 Anti-Dandruff Shampoo, ALFA-1 Whitening + Scrub Face Wash, ALFA-1 Antibacterial Body Soap, ALFA-1 Whitening + Protection Body Lotion, and ALFA-1 Deodorant Body Spray.

Get your ALFA-1 Advanced Men's Care products from your Personal Collection dealers or directly from any Personal Collection branch. Visit www.personalcollection.com.ph or follow Personal Collection on Facebook or Instagram for more information

Lead the pack and be the ALFA-1 Male!
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