Wednesday, April 27, 2016

TCL’s Latest Innovation In Display Technology, Now Here in the Philippines

As one of the leading brands in the area of display technology, TCL has managed to increase its market value on global expansion through the years. The top-tier brand of television and mobile phones has gained acclaim for bringing premium home entertainment to consumers, committed to make life more exciting.  



According to IHS Technology, TCL ranked third globally in the first three quarters of 2015, with a market share of 5.7%. In China alone, it has achieved a brand value of 71 billion RMB, topping the country’s list of being the #1 TV exporter.  

From its humble beginnings as a small joint venture of tape production in the city of Huizhou, China to becoming a formidable international electronics company, TCL is slowly making a dent in the Philippines with its state-of-the-art television known to delivering an immersive picture quality. 
This year, TCL is introducing the first QUHD TV series, a trailblazer in the high-end product category. Equipped with a unique Quantum Dot Display Technology which far exceeds UHD TVs in terms of display effects, definition and color purity, QUHD TV Series attempts to bring the cinematic experience into the household while also offering functional and interactive features in the product.  
Here in the Philippines, TCL will be launching Cityline 1, one of the primary products of QUHD TV series to be released in the coming months. Available in both flat and curved designs, with sizes ranging from 50” and 55” to 65”, it brings together stunning image quality, elegant design, powerful hardware and ultimate entertainment content needed to up the ante of consumer-oriented TV. The product also takes pride of its elegant feel, equipped with a 9.9mm slim screen, metallic body and bezel design.  

The latest innovation in top display technology will be unveiled soon. For integrated entertainment solutions that combine sleek, upscale design with high-speed functionality, keep an eye on TCL’s newest products to be launched soon, as well as its foray into becoming a diversified business through the release of a new product line.  

Here is a sneak peek of what's in store for all the techie people and TCL fans.





About TCL Multimedia  
Headquartered in China, TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings Limited (HKSE stock code: 01070) is one of the leading players in the global TV industry, engaged in the research and development, manufacturing and distribution of consumer electronic products. Through a new product-and-user-oriented business model that focuses primarily on a “double +” strategy which includes “intelligence + Internet” and “products + services” as the main direction, striving to become a “global entertainment technology enterprise” that provides integrated entertainment solutions to customers.   

For more information, please visit their website  or Like them on Facebook

Monday, April 18, 2016

Alex Gonzaga goes “Mellow”

TV show host extraordinaire, actress and certified funny girl Alex Gonzaga recently visited the radio station of Mellow Touch 94.7 in order to promote her latest endorsement, Proactiv, a top skin care product. Exhibiting a young and vibrant charm, Alex, the first Filipina face of Proactiv and who is also a loyal Proactiv user, wowed her hosts with her trademark wit and candor that made her one of the top TV hosts in the country today. She also explained how Proactiv is so easy to use in making it a daily skin care routine in just 3 easy steps.

For Step 1, use the Renewing Cleanser, an oil-free medicated exfoliating cleanser that kills acne-causing bacteria with benzoyl peroxide.

Step 2 is the Revitalizing Toner, a refreshing, alcohol-free toner that refines and purifies pores, with Glycolic Acid that exfoliates dead skin cells to help keep pores unplugged.

Finally, Step 3, the Repairing Treatment, a feather-light, invisible medicated treatment that kills acne-causing bacteria preventing zits and acne.



Proactiv Solution comes in 30-Day kit (P2,495) and 60-Day kit (P3,995) and is available at all Watsons nationwide.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Huma Island Resort & Spa Nominated in World Luxury Spa Awards for 2015



Huma Island Resort's Kapuruan was recently nominated for the Best Luxury Resort Spa category in The World Luxury Spa Awards of 2015. Launched in 2009 by the renowned World Luxury Hotel Awards, its mission is to maintain and award the highest standards within the global luxury spa sector, and set benchmarks in service delivery within this highly competitive industry.

Huma Island Resort's Kapuruan Spa's nomination is an indication of its drive to pursue world class status through the provision of a facility, with services that meet international standards for its discerning guests. No other spa in the Philippines offers unique glass bottom flooring that allows views of underwater fauna and a wide selection of Asian and Moroccan treatments. With five treatment villas built over water, the spa is a picturesque place to enjoy the best massages, wraps, and facial therapies in Palawan.

The winners for the World Luxury Spa Awards will be determined through voting, and will be based on service delivery alone. Guests are encouraged to cast their votes during the annual voting process which can be done online. Vote Kapuruan Spa for Best Luxury Resort Spa of 2015 http://www.luxuryhotelawards.com/vote-spa

About Huma Island Resort & Spa
Huma Island Resort & Spa is a new holiday destination for the elite traveler. It is a sanctuary
for discoveries. With approximately 15 kilometers perimeter, Huma Island Resort & Spa has 81 spacious thatched roof high ceiling villas and a vibrant plush interior rousing Middle Eastern vibe.
Huma Island Resort & Spa is owned and operated by a Kuwaiti Company, UNITED INTERNATIONAL HOTELS GROUP W.L.L. with international operations in Maldives, Oman, Hungary, Malta, Philippines and  Kuwait.  UIHG WLL is part of ITHC group of companies (www.ithc.com.kw) , owned by Dr. Hamad Al-Tuwaijri , a prominent and successful business figure in Kuwait .

For more information, please call:

Laurie Reyes-Blay
For Huma Island Resort & Spa
Tel: +639178138511 |  +632 553 0119


Huma Island Resort and Spa Social Media Accounts
Instagram – @humaisland
Twitter – @Huma_Island

Monday, February 29, 2016

Proactiv Success Stories

If you're still unsure if Proactiv is the right anti-acne treatment for you, or if you think Proactiv is not suitable for Filipino skin, please continue reading this post.

Let me share with you several success stories of real Filipino users of Proactiv by citing their testimonials as examples, and linking to their uploaded videos.

Acne Creates Wall
When you have acne, you tend to avoid social events and you shy away from situations where your skin is the spotlight and makes you stop doing the things you love with the people you love. Acne influences your self-esteem, self-confidence, your outlook in general and your social life. Even mild breakouts can negatively impact how you feel about yourself. Acne truly affects more than just your skin. It can affect your entire life in very real ways.


Reclaim Control Over your Skin with Proactiv!
Gladly, there’s Proactiv! Proactiv Solution is the only acne management system which combines medicated ingredients that work together to treat and control acne. It uses several different ingredients in one system to treat the blemishes you have now and help keep new ones from forming. With Proactiv, you’ll get back control over your skin.

Here are some of the inspirational stories of ordinary people who had won over acne and are now enjoying the life-changing benefits of clear, beautiful skin.


Alex Gonzaga



“I’m really thankful I gave it a try. I use Proactiv everyday and it’s amazing. It really works! It leaves my skin feeling fresh and clean especially after a long day at the studio. Now, my skin is balanced and under control. No more oily cheeks, no more dry skin and best of all, no more pimples.” – Alex Gonzaga


Nolin Dela Cruz



“After six weeks of using Proactiv, my skin improved. Ngayon, mas confident na ako…” – Nolin


Lourdes Agcaoili



“Nakita ko agad ang resulta. Nag-heal ang mga pimples at na-lessen ang oiliness. And then nung umuwi ang husband ko from abroad, he said, ‘Wow ang ganda mo ngayon. You look great!’ ”. 
– Lourdes


Mark Chuahiock



“After using it for three months, my friends began noticing that my skin was improving. Then after six months, my face was all clear. Now, I recommend my friends to use Proactiv. And I’m the one inviting them for photo shoots”. – Mark



Mike Irapta



“Of course I will recommend Proactiv, talagang effective siya. Makikita niyo naman wala na yung acne ko.” - Mike




Sunday, February 14, 2016

Althea Korea to Launch in PH + My First Althea Haul

Happy Valentine's Day! If you're a doting boyfriend/husband and you're still in search on what you can give to your significant other this season, or just an awesome and badass independent beauty, well I have a great news for you.

Althea Korea, a popular shopping website that offers authentic Korean beauty products, is finally catering to its lovely fans in the Philippines! 

They have a wide variety of Korean beauty  products - from makeup, skincare and hair care - from a long list of top Korean brands that a lot of us haven't gotten the chance to try because they're not yet available here. 

What can we expect from Althea?

1. They offer FREE SHIPPING to their customers in the Philippines for orders worth Php1500 and up. They will ship our orders directly from Korea to your doorstep!

2. The products they sell are 100% AUTHENTIC, guaranteed! In case any product is confirmed as non-authentic, Althea will honor returns right away and refund 200% of the purchase value. Yes, 200%. They are that confident about their products' authenticity.

3. They have the BEST price available. They manage to sell these products at a lower price because they get them directly from the brands in Korea. No middle man, no extra charge. :)

4. They have Unconditional Returns. If you're not completely satisfied with your order for any reason, Althea guarantees 30-day unconditional returns. Please go to their website for more details about this. :)

I was one of the first lucky ones to shop at Althea, and I felt like a kid in a candy store! I've always loved Korean makeup, particularly their brow products and BB creams. But my lovely friend Carol suggested I also try Korean skincare products, and these are some of Althea's must-haves!

My first Althea haul!
My pretty pink package from Althea Korea!

A snap of the inside. My orders came in a secured packaging, complete with bubble wraps (which I've played with already, so I had to throw them out).

My first Althea haul!


Closer look at the Korean skin care products that I got :)

The Althea Promise

I got the WondeRuci Light Light Eye Balm. Carol swears by it because it's like a treatment AND a primer for your under eyes. It helps minimize creasing in your concealer, which happens almost regularly to me, thanks to out humid weather.

Light Light Eye Balm

Next, for a touch of glam and royalty, I got the Piolang 24K Gold Wrapping Mask. Tammy uses it before applying makeup to prep her skin, while Carol prefers using it at night. It helps in tightening your skin and giving you that natural glow. It has REAL gold in it, FYI. 

Piolang 24K Gold Wrapping Mask

This is B&Soap Mamie Blue. It's a face pack that leaves your skin refreshed, so it's probably best used after a tiring day at work or school. 

Mamie Blue

I can't wait to try all of them and post my reviews! :) 

Don't forget! Althea Korea wil launch their  PH website http://ph.althea.kr tomorrow, February 15. They're having a huge GIVEAWAY! 

They're offering FREE 300 credits to use for shopping for every new sign up.

FREE SHIPPING will be given for every Php1000 spent during their launching month.

They will also offer Daebak Deals 1+1 and Zero Pedos Deals! 

Don't forget to post pictures of the products that you bought, want or planning to buy with the hashtags #altheakorea and #altheaph. 

Enjoy shopping! :) 

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Truth About Acne

Photo from http://bit.ly/1WNj6pi


What is acne and how does it develops? 
Acne is the most common skin disease and very common to teenagers. Nearly everyone experiences acne at some point in life. It may last for a few months or a few years. 

An acne blemish begins approximately 2-3 weeks before it appears on your skin’s surface. So while it may seem you get a pimple overnight, what you’re actually seeing is the final stage of a much longer process. It starts in your sebaceous hair follicles – the tiny holes you know as pores. Deep within each follicle, your sebaceous glands are working to produce sebum, the oil that keeps your skin moist and pliable. As your skin renews itself, the old cells die, mix with your skin’s natural oils, and are sloughed off. Under normal circumstances, these cells are shed gradually, making room for fresh new skin. 

Dead skin cells may block the pores, resulting to over accumulation of oil underneath. Bacteria that live on the skin naturally begin to grow and multiply in this site, triggering an inflammatory response causing a red, angry pore that we may see as pimple already at the tail-end of the acne formation process. 

What provokes Acne? 
Contrary to popular belief, acne is not caused by eating too much chocolates or oily foods, nor does it occur exclusively on teenagers. Acne is a cyclic process that everyone experiences, and can occur at any age. Stress, periods, climate, cosmetic products (comedogenic), drugs and industrial chemical are factors that provoke acne. 

How to Prevent Acne?
Nourish - There is no miracle diet to clear acne, but a healthy, balanced diet can help your skin fight acne. Choose fresh, unprocessed foods from all four groups and drink eight glasses of water a day, or more when you exercise. 

Cleanse - To maintain clear skin, stick to a daily acne-fighting skin-care routine. Gently wash your face with a soap-free exfoliating cleanser twice a day to remove excess oil, dirt and dead skin cells. Avoid over washing, which dries out your skin and causes it to produce even more oil.
Protect - While small amounts of sun exposure may seem to clear acne at first, the sun actually dries your skin, causing it to produce more oil and dead cells, creating the ideal environment for blemishes. Avoid excess sun exposure and wear at least SPF 15 sunscreen every day, even if it's cloudy. 
Rest - A good night's sleep (7-8 hours) can do wonders for your complexion and immune system, which helps fight infection to clear acne more quickly. 

Exercise - Your skin benefits from an increase in blood flow and blood oxygen level achieved by exercise. If you are prone to body acne, wear loose-fitting, breathable clothing when exercising, and shower with an acne-fighting body wash soon after. 

Relax - Acne starts inside hair follicles, where your sebaceous glands produce the protective oil that keeps skin soft and supple. Hormones control these glands, and psychological stress affects hormone levels. Too much stress can yield too much oil and trigger the acne cycle. So relax—take a bath, go for a walk, do yoga or whatever you want to make you feel happy and calm. 

How Proactiv Solution Combination Therapy stops acne? 
  1. The Proactiv Renewing Cleanser (Step 1) and the Proactiv Revitalizing Toner (Step 2) works by removing dead skin cells, ensuring that the pores don’t get clogged. The Proactiv Revitalizing Toner (Step 2) removes excess oils. 
  2. The Proactiv Renewing Cleanser (Step 1) and Proactiv Repairing Treatment (Step 3) kill the bacteria and prevent proliferation. 
  3. The Refining Mask helps reduce the inflammation and swelling. 
Proactiv is designed to attack acne “proactively” – delivering the right concentration of medicines and acne-care agents, in the right order and concentrations, to help control the acne cycle before breakouts occur. If you have acne, Proactiv Solution is the key to clear complexion.

Proactiv is safe and effective for almost everyone with mild to moderate acne – healing the breakouts you may have today and keeping your complexion clear by helping to prevent future breakouts. By clearing your skin, Proactiv also helps blemishes from leaving behind permanent scars. Proactiv combines mild concentrations of antimicrobial acne medicine with botanical skin-care agents to gently remove excess dead skin cells and oil (to keep pores from clogging); to kill acne causing bacteria inside pores; and to soothe redness and irritation. 
Proactiv Solution comes in 30-Day kit (P2,495) and 60-Day kit (P3,995) and is available at all Watsons nationwide

Monday, December 21, 2015

Look and feel your best this Holiday season

(Image from trendymagazyn.pl)

The yuletide season is just around the corner and for us Filipinos that only means one thing – endless parties and gatherings with families and friends you haven’t seen all year. It’s that one time of the year when people take their minds off deadlines and just spend quality time catching up with loved ones over great food. With Christmas time and all the reunions that come with it fast approaching, it is mandatory for everyone to put their best face forward. This means having flawless, acne-free skin.

No one is spared from acne. Breakouts can put a blow on your confidence and hold you back from being your social and fun self. Good thing Proactiv Solution got you covered so you can look good and feel good this holiday season.

How to achieve acne-free skin this holiday season?
Shopping, eating, parties, too much to do and too little sleep all taking place during holiday season. The hurried pace and the demands of this season can take a toll to your skin. Neglected skin can become dull, tired and blemished with acne. Just when you want to look clear and beautiful, your skin gets the holiday blues. The good news is that Proactiv can help your skin battles against all of this skin stress. Proactiv Solution Combination Therapy Kit System is #1 acne treatment in America and recommended by dermatologist. It is a combination therapy wherein the products in this system work together to cleanse the skin, fight the blemishes you have now, stop new blemishes from forming and gently heal the damaged skin. Proactiv has free gift, Refining Mask – with antibacterial sulfur that speeds the healing as it calms the skin. It’s also has money back guarantee and risk free on your hard earned money.

What is Proactiv and how it works:
Developed and recommended by dermatologists, Proactiv Solution’s 3-Step System helps clear existing acne and prevents future breakouts without taking much of your time. The skincare regimen only takes 5 minutes to do, so it is easy to integrate it to your daily skin care routine.

With deep cleaning prescription-grade benzoyl peroxide, Proactiv’s Renewing Cleanser penetrates pores and heals blemishes fast. Proactiv’s Step 1 contains smooth tiny beads that exfoliate dead skin cells and other impurities while its Step 2, an alcohol-free Revitalizing Toner with soothing botanicals that gently balance the skin tone, removes excess oil for a refreshed, clear skin. Proactiv’s Step 3 consists of the Repairing Treatment, a light, oil-free skin-clearing lotion that heals blemishes and helps prevent new ones from forming.

Proactiv Bonus:
Each Proactiv kit comes with a free Refining Mask that’s sure to keep your skin clear and acne-free this merry-making season. Formulated with Sulfur, a proven acne- fighting ingredient that reaches deep into the pores where blemishes begin, the Refining Mask gently unplugs pores, pampers inflamed skin, and softens the skin’s texture.

Save yourself from the unnecessary stress caused by acne. Don’t let anything get in the way of your Christmas celebration! Have Proactiv Solution do the work of getting rid of your blemishes so you can confidently share the love with the people in your life.

Proactiv Solution comes in 30-Day kit (P2,495) and 60-Day kit (P3,995) and is available at all Watsons nationwide.