What to Expect at The Yard Street Food Cinema (Timog Ave., QC)

“Location, location, location.” “These are the 3 things an investor looks for when they are trying to scout for a property.”

Not too long ago, you can often hear me say these, especially when I was still working as a Training Officer for a real estate company.

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Consequently, I have been spending most of my time in Quezon City, particularly because most of my events are in here, and John lives in West Avenue as well. So it definitely equates to being my favorite work and play place!

That is why my joy wasn’t quite contained when I learned that The Yard was having its soft opening. Right on time, I was actually in SM North EDSA to meet a client to deliver her bridal shoes!

I booked a ride, and head on to this newest food destination! To my surprise, it greeted so well telling me it’s only a short distance from West Avenue!

I was so thrilled how a food park is going to change the food scene on this side of town! Surely, Timog Ave. and Morato has always been ringing streets when it comes to hang out places, date nights and food trips.

Well today, the game has just started to become more interesting!

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Compared to the Yard in Xavierville, I am really excited and rooting for how this place is going to be a big hit in the coming months; especially that Christmas is sooo close already!

It didn’t hurt either when the foodpark’s theme was circumvented and inspired by movies and tv series! Expect to see hints from Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, The Lion King, Star Wars , Monsters Inc. The Avengers etc.!

The creative juices were actually on a hurricane level that night for me! I really loved how the stalls were wittily named; they were all very well-thought-of!

The lighting was also gorgeous! It made my photos more Instagrammable! To the point that I actually changed my theme! Check @encyclopevia on Instagram for you to see what I’m talking about.

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It was no wonder when I saw a familiar face there too! We always see each other in random places! And it makes me feel like 21 again!

I don’t feel old at all, considering our ages are a decade apart! Haha 🙂 *Pagbigyan ang tita.

And of course, while we’re enjoying the misty lights, together with my blogger friends, we got to try The Yard Street Food Cinema‘s wide array of dishes and drinks from different creative food geniuses!

And they were divine!

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A drink bar is also situated at the far end of the whole food park – The Yard Quenchers. They have unique interactive drinks that bring friends and family together,  much like the objective for the Yard.

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They have fun drinks like the Ultimate Hulk Smash and The Wrath of Thor, which is already going viral as of the moment. They both need you to wear props and be like Hulk or Thor before you get to drink the cocktail. Is it served on a big bowl good for sharing for 3-5 pax. It’s also quite affordable as it is only PHP 350 pesos.

So if you’re hungry (which is like 90% of the time) head on to the groovy The Yard Street Food Cinema at Timog Ave. and I’m positive, that your food experience will absolutely be a blockbuster hit!

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The Yard Street Food Cinema- now showing, I mean, eating! 😀

 

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I am now on YouTube! Yay! :)

For the past months, I have been mustering all the courage I can get when it comes to finally moving and talking in front of the camera.

I have been persuaded to make a vlog as far as I can remember. Now, while I am fond and happy to speak in a live audience, filming for me, is a bit different.

Super nacoconscious ako! 😮

I haven’t mastered that medium yet. But since, what does not challenge you makes you weak, I am finally giving in!

For those of you who doesn’t know yet, I am also a public speaker. I conduct talks every once in a while. So maybe, it’s about time I record and share what I know to the rest who are not in my circle yet.

To date, I have 5 videos already! Still a humble channel, but I do hope you support me on this, and let us communicate there as well!

Don’t worry, Encyclopevia Blog is still on! I am just adding another medium for me to connect more with all of you my merfriends!

So, head on to my YouTube Vlog and let me know what you think!

Here’s my latest thumbnail:

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And oh, don’t forget to subscribe! 😀

Till then! 😀

 

PS.

Are you going to Blogapalooza: Generation Digital tomorrow? Maybe we’ll see each other there! If you ever see me, come say hi! 😉

I would love to meet you! ❤

 

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How to Get Beautiful Underarms for P250

It’s always every girl’s dream to have the perfect underarms. The kind of pits you would always want to show off and parade whenever, wherever. The kind which does not dictate your fashion as when you can or cannot wear sleeveless.

But busy schedules get in the way, especially when you cannot properly allot the time to go to a waxing salon and hair removal clinics.

Believe me, my planner gets too colorful being jotted down by work and events, that I barely have time to go and receive my well-deserved waxing treatments. 

Next thing you know, my monthly visitor is here already! Waaah! Another week to endure waxing delay.

Given that hair removal is just one step to beautiful underarms, I would just like to share some other tips that we can do to achieve the perfect pits we’ve always been craving for.

 

  1. Don’t shave. Ever.

I have known this before I even grew hair in my underarms. Having such a vain and beauty-conscious mother is such a blessing! Hehe :p

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Shaving takes away the outermost layer of one of the most sensitive skin in our body, and prompts the underlying tissues to react and produce a tougher and darker skin.

“When skin is irritated, an inflammatory reaction ensues, which stimulates pigment-making cells (melanocytes) to generate more pigment, causing the skin to become darker,” says Baton Rouge, LA, dermatologist Ann C. Zedlitz, MD.

 

  1. Avoid wearing tight clothes, especially if you just had your underarm hair removed.

Tight clothes inhibits the natural growth of hair follicles causing them to go back to the skin and harbor bacteria. This is one of the reasons of painful ingrown hair.

Wearing body-fitting clothes, especially those under your arms can cause irritation, sweating, and skin friction.

 

  1. Exfoliate underarms with natural ingredients.

Lemon and Sugar

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Take a bowl, mix 2 teaspoon of granulated sugar and 1 squeezed lemon juice. Apply the mixture to your underarms, and wait for 10 minutes until it dries.

Gently scrub your armpits for around 2minutes then rinse with lukewarm water.

This home-made exfoliant rids your underarms from dead skin cells, smoothens texture, and removes dark-skin-causing bacteria, leaving a more supple and bright pits

 

Potato Slices

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Soak potato slices in a bowl of water for 2 minutes. Rub them to your underarms after.

Potatoes have natural bleaching properties that helps in promoting bright underarm skin.

 

Yoghurt and Orange Peel

Yogurt-With-Orange-PeelIn a bowl mix 2 tablespoon of fresh yoghurt and some dried orange peel powder.

Apply the concoction to your underarms and let it to dry for about 15 minutes. Wait for it to dry completely, then rinse with cold water and apply some moisturizer.

This brightens your underarm keeping it moisturized and supple. Yoghurt’s lactic acid eliminates the skin discoloration.

 

  1. Avoid aluminum and parabens in your deodorant and antiperspirant.

If your underarms have become a bit red, swollen, bumpy and irritated, kindly check your antiperspirant to see if there are any aluminum ingredients in it; because it is one of the ingredients available in most underarm products that highly causes breast cancer among its users.

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Antiperspirants basically block your sweat, which is the unnatural thing to do. We need to sweat to rid off bacteria and toxins from the body. The aluminum salt in most antiperspirants block your pores and keep you dry, but this could also irritate your skin.

The yellowing of our shirts in the underarm area is actually the stain left by the reaction of the aluminum contents with the urea (waste products from the body) in our sweat.

Antiperspirants that contain alcohol may also be too drying for some people’s skin, which can lead to irritation, as can any ingredient that ends in “-paraben” (such as methylparaben).

  1. Use natural or organic underarm skin care.

To be honest, I really had a hard time finding a natural deodorant before, but I recently saw this wittily named product that can be the answer to our underarm woes.

Pits Perfect is an all-natural deodorant spray. It whitens, fights odor-causing bacteria, leaving you fresh, cool and clean.

Don’t even start with its fragrance. It reminds me of the scent of citrus fruits and flowers combined.

I have been using Pits Perfect for a month now, and my underarm skin condition improved greatly. My chicken skin is actually smoother now, compared before.

They have clearly settled that Pits Perfect is not an antiperspirant, because the brand actually adheres to sweating, reasoning that it’s healthier and natural. 

And the best thing about this is it doesn’t have parabens and aluminum content!
I just apply 2-3 sprays per underarm, and I’m smelling fresh all day! I don’t even need to use perfume! 😀

And can you believe that this is just P250.00?

 You can check Pits Perfect in Facebook and Instagram.
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/pitsperfectph/

Instagram: @pitsperfect

Contact Number: 0917 486 0966

Just comment if you have any questions! 😀

Let’s embrace confidence while investing in making our underarms more beautiful!

 

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5 Underrated Smartphone Brands You Should Invest In if You’re New to Blogging

A lot of my friends go to me and ask what camera should they buy since they are going to start a blog.

Does this sound familiar to you?

Well, I actually had the same question when I started Encyclopevia. I started researching for good brands, but I ended up calculating how many things I have to give up just so I can save up for the camera of my dreams.

And then John advised me, why not invest in a good smartphone with a nice camera instead?

A smartphone can be of so much use than a camera alone, plus you can invest in one without having to shell out that much. He emphasized that I can invest in a good camera later on, and source the funds when I finally start earning from my blog.

Aside from the point he made well, I was actually in need of a good smartphone at that moment. My old one just went ballistic and power loop-y. 😦

I wasn’t eyeing expensive and popular brands at that time, because I knew there could be other smartphone flagships that can be or are equally at par with cutting-edge features and capabilities.

With a lot of research, and late night stalking on smartphone reviews, I finally got into grips about underrated brands that deserve to become best-sellers because they are amazing, and are definitely the smartphones you should not miss!

If you’re starting out a blog, and on a budget, capturing good and crisp photos with the right gadget and brand is easy! Check out these brands, and sorry to be a perpetrator of you new found worry: choosing which one!

  1. Vivo

This is what I’m actually using right now! They have the best selfie cameras in the world!

2. Star Mobile

Are you shocked? The logo apps in their screens look too real for life! Like, you can actually pinch and get them out!

3. Google Pixel

It’s from Google! What could go wrong?

4. Xiaomi

If you’re a music junkie, you have to check out the quality of their speakers!

5. OnePlus

You get a great measure of screen real estate with their phones! These are perfect for multi-taskers!

 

Or are you already a proud owner of one of these brands? Show some love, and comment your smartphone’s brand! 😀

 

Me: Vivo! :p

 

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11 Fascinating Things about Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Ever since I watched Miss You Like Crazy, I have always wanted to see the Petronas Towers and take a picture with it. Who would have thought that you could incorporate your romantic musings over these sky-scrapers and gush over having someone to hold you forever? Gollyyyyy..

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On a side note, I was a bit sad to also recall that after my mom passed away I was overwhelmed with the idea that she cannot have her passport stamped by the immigration officers anymore (I actually seriously considered on doing a move to have hers stamped also, but that may be too far-fetched from this point).

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In the meantime, as to document my wish and my desire to take my mom with me, here is our photo with the Petronas Towers! Oh diba, naitawid pa rin! 😀

Anyway, during our stay, I can’t help but notice fascinating things over this country. There were surprising things that I can’t help but take photos of, and was totally blown away. I was literally keying in my notepad just in case I forget.

See here! See here!

  1. Malaysians, especially the Indians are really friendly!

I was so surprised how smiling the people were.

IMG_20170809_094216.jpgWe stayed in Masjid Jamek, and we were surrounded mostly by Indian establishments. We actually ate our breakfast in the same restaurant every morning during our stay. They were really cordial and helpful!

There was even one crew who lead us where the toilets were, even if it was meters away! Considering he had to leave his post while assisting us. 🙂

  1. Cars stop when you cross the street.

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Speaking of friendly, they are very nice people too! There was even one cab driver who stopped to let us cross the street, because he thought we were going to.

I mean, if it was anywhere that’s not as friendly, you’ll probably be playing “patintero” with them just to cross.

  1. Traditional toilets are present in malls.

I remember using one in school back in the province. But I didn’t know it can be present even in modern societies. Hehe Shookt lang talaga ako. :p

  1. No guards in mall entrances.

I repeat, no guards in mall entrances!

Haha I was weirded out at first, because I was preparing to open my bag for the usual and standard inspection. But when I looked up, the door was just empty.

Not that I’m complaining, but it feels a little weird. The convenience of just going inside without any suspicion that you’re carrying something undesirable seem unnatural, but I like it.

Malaysians make me feel that they have more human-trust than any other race in the world. 😀

 

  1. Always ask for the non-spicy variant in food options. If applicable. 😉

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This is what I failed to do in one of our breakfast mornings. I just ordered one rice meal, without asking if it was spicy. If you’re like me who’s not into the hot stuff, you could always ask the waiter to skip on the chilies.

Turns out they have the non-spicy version of your desired order. Huhu 😉 I forgot, I was in Malaysia.

Spice is a default. :p

 

  1. Some Malaysian words really do sound very Filipino! 😀

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These words surely made navigating Kuala Lumpur a lot easier!

 

  1. They have great selection of printed fashion!

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If you like prints, this place is a must-visit! I didn’t know that our neighboring area, has a printed fashion lair!

I even bought Lelongs for 10RM (Malaysian Ringgit) , which is roughly 120PhP. 😀

They are sizes bigger than me, but I thought of having them tailored-fit when I get back to Manila.

  1. Fabrics are also literally everywhere!

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It’s every fashion designer’s heaven! My eyes were so full just by gazing at the gorgeous fabrics! I was thinking of so many designs for shoes already!

 

  1. WiFi Connection is mostly for social media only.

So my advice is to buy your data sim to access other apps such as Uber. We only discovered this on our 2nd to the last day. Huhu 😥 Too bad.

But if your host, or hotel provides you a pocket wifi, then that’s a better option.

We actually just bought one data sim, and use Hot-Spot for the others’ connection. 😀

 

  1. Ride the Bus in KL Sentral to Airport. It’s a lot cheaper!

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We were actually working on our budget, and we were thinking on how to go back to the airport. We can either use Uber and split the fare, or we can use the train, but that will cost around RM50.

Good thing we found one Filipino who advised that we can ride the bus instead. And it’s just RM12!

So of course, you know what happened next! 😀

 

  1. The Airport is like a mini city!

Be sure to be extra early than the prescribed time. It took us about an hour and a half from the main entrance up to the final waiting area of our gate. Or probably more than that.

It’s not because of the long lines, the Kuala Lumpur International Airport is just so massive, the walking really took most of our time! And it’s a good exercise I think! 😀

Plus, they really have good Internet speed! I was able to blog prior to boarding! 😀

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Of course, there are more fascinating things that we can add here, but so far here is my initial list from my 4day stay in KL, Malaysia.

Will definitely be back, and experience those theme parks! 😀

Among these, what is your favorite? Or you could also add your own personal favorite! Leave them in the comments!

I will be happy to read! 😀

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I Just Made My First Slytherin-Inspired Leather Sandals

Back in 2008, I had the chance to make my very own slippers. It was a program initiated by the local government, and my mom was one of the organizers. She asked me to attend. I was way too happy that I documented it, and even blogged in my now defunct Multiply blog.

After 9 years, I am just so thrilled that I can finally do the sandal-making all over again! But this was different, I was the one in-charge of the design! 😀

I recently blogged about enrolling in SoFA (School of Fashion and Arts) for Shoe Construction. Ms Tal de Guzman, Founder and Shoe Designer of Risque Designs was our mentor. She taught and assisted us in making our very own leather sandals.

All the materials were provided, so the design limit is just our creativity!

But knowing my quirky side, I had to find a way to make a unique pair of sandals. If it was something I can buy in a local store, what’s the point of making it?

This was actually the kind of battle I was fighting over in my head, whether I should stick on the classic and common “more saleable” designs, and make queer, out of the ordinary, never-before-seen kind of shoes.

Well, I think you know what I chose.

There’s just soooo many brands in the world already that sell the same designs. I thought, if I want to make a mark, I have to different. I have to be more than just exciting. I have to be unforgettable.


There were limited colors for leathers, so I just chose what will work with what’s available. I got inspired by the Slytherin colors, so I picked silver and emerald.

I don’t have sharp scissors back then, so I just have to cut the leather via a cutter. And mind you, I never expected this will be a workout!

 

My arm muscles were on fire! Or that may be too much, but yeah, they were painful!

I had to measure the shoe last or the wooden foot-shaped mold so I can perfectly cut and lay the leather.


To give the design a surprising twist, I used a 5-peso coin to cut the arc.



To tell you honestly, I am that kind of designer who still changes her mind even during the actual construction. I just think a lot of opportunities and ideas reveal themselves not just on the designing stage, but even on the actual manufacturing.


Who am I to deny these new ideas, right? Hehe

After lots of adhesive application, leather-pulling, and material adjusting, I finally made my Slytherin leather sandals!

Yaaay! 😀



What do you think merfriends? Should I make this for Versaheel?

Let me know your thoughts! 😀

 

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AR(t)+TE(chnique) : How Versatile is Versaheel?

I would like to write about something that’s very close to my heart.

If you have been following me on my Instagram and Facebook Page, you would have probably seen or got a glimpse of the new project I am working on.

Redefine Versatility

As a shoe designer for my own startup, it’s quite a challenge to learn how to put things all together: materials, construction techniques, fabric manipulation, aesthetics and style.

That is why it is no wonder that when I learned that an established International brand would like to collaborate with me, I was totally shookt.

It kinds of feels like getting promoted to a position you’ll never know you’ll reach in just a year’s tenure, but so much better.

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The amazing team behind MARCO NOT POLO was very kind and extremely hands-on ever since we got into planning.

As a shoe designer, I had many considerations. One of which is the global demand on certain shoe types. I was advised that since this will be launched in North America, we might have to lean more on flats, to accommodate the lifestyle and increase market reach of those who will be wearing them.

I actually did not have any problems with that. We thought of making 5 pairs first, and then take it from there.

I would like to share it with you. How it all came about.

  1. Golfriend

I was pretty excited to name all of these babies that depict female characters and personalities.

I also got inspired with androgynous shoes that have interchangeable fringes. Hence, this. 😀

The salmon fringe is my favorite! They are so bold and very poppy!

 

  1. Shellen of Troy

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The shells remind me of my mermaid-loving self. Hehe 😀

Since the colors were girly, I tried to tweak it by having the art in an androgynous pair, with particular details of course – interchangeable straps!

By far this design took the longest, because you have 24 straps all in all! 8 straps each for blue, white and pink!

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Now, you don’t have to stick to only one color! The combinations are endless! I’ve actually lost count of possibilities!

I really had so much fun designing this!

 

  1. Miss Unicorn

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Unicorns are everywhere! They are in cellphone cases, restaurants, pajamas, onesies, and even in makeup! So I thought, why not in shoes!

Plus, mules are having a comeback! With a wild rage to boot! So I was sure they would really make a perfect combo! 🙂

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Not to mention, look how cute the interchangeable bows are!

 

  1. Peacocko Chanel

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I have always been a fan of Coco Chanel, her designs and perspectives in life. That is why I named one of my shoes in honor of her. This design is the classiest among all the shoes in this collection if I may say.

You could say I was a bit experimental with this pair. Canvas is usually tailored for casuals and in the pop culture, so I tried to push it further and bring it to another notch as a candidate for more formal occasions.

You can also customize the straps on these! 😀

What do you think? Will you wear this on a cocktail night?

 

  1. Skulleesi

 

I bet you know how I played with the name of the shoes already! 😀

Yes, it’s from Daenerys Stormborn of House Targaryen , Queen of the Andals and First Men, the Breaker of Chains, the Unburnt, the Khlaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, the Mother of Dragons.

Typing the above title just from memory! Hehe Yes, I’m a huge fan! 😀

This is actually my favorite! It’s clean, fun and surprisingly an attention-seeker. You can actually change the backstraps to different colors! 😀

Plus, the heel height isn’t too high as well! Just perfect for your on-the-go or travel OOTD! 😀  Yay!

 

Versatility and the ability to make fashion choices is the key that guided me towards the whole process. I want to be able to achieve different looks of the shoes without having to spend another dime. And I am so happy to be able to share that with you. And I really hope you like them! 😀

I cannot wait till they hit the fashion runway on November 18, 2017 at Calgary, Canada! If you’re in Canada, you might want to visit the show, and check out Marco Not Polo and the other amazing brands!

Whew! It just feels so good to finally reveal this project after so much hardwork we put into it.

I hope you get to support this Marikina and Filipino-made products! 😀

Like and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

What do you think of these merfriends? 🙂 Let me know in the comments!

 

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Free Manicure and More at Nailaholics on National Pampering Day

I can’t believe it has been a year ever since Nailaholics Nail Salon and Spa launched its very first National Pampering Day!

I was so excited when I heard about it, considering I rarely go to nail salons; that is why you can imagine how I must’ve felt when they brought in the news that they are celebrating their 2nd year!

 

The National Pampering Day last year was such a big hit as they offered free manicure service and soothing hand massages from 1-AM to 12NN.

This year is so much better though because everyone will be treated to a free service of their choice: calming foot spa, a relaxing foot massage or a lulling manicure.

With Nailaholics’ recent partnership with O.P.I., a leading and well-loved nail lacquer brand in the world, the National Pampering Day will welcome more guests with an extension up to 1PM!

Moreover, this year’s celebration will also support the World Vision, The Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), and Save the Philippine Seas.

I took this chance to experience Hand and Foot Paraffin! It was hot at first, but you’ll get used to it in no time!

When I got into their Fisher Mall branch to have some perfect nail-time,I also saw a good friend! Yay! It’s Me-an Clemente of Yogo and Cream! I remember being extra chatty with her during a pampering session last July.

I was also with John that day, and he also had his manly pampering. Who says guys don’t need a mani-pedi? 🙂

Now save the date, October 17, 2017 (Tuesday) from 10AM to 1PM, and head on to any Nailaholics Nail Salon and Spa and go get yourself a free relaxing foot spa, foot massage or manicure!

Your only responsibility tomorrow, is to loosen up and enjoy!
Facebook : Nailaholics Nail Salon and Spa

Website: www.nailaholics.com

Instagram and Twitter: @_nailaholics

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​Skin Philosophie by Dr. Kyla Talens

As a millennial Filipina, I suppose you would agree that maintaining good physical image in today’s society is crucial. You have every tool and application at hand that can possibly turn our photos from ordinary to something extra wonderful.


As a blogger, things have changed quite a bit for me. When I was still working, I have this constant notion to keep myself well-groomed at all times to serve as a good example to my trainees. But right now, things had to go up a notch.


For some reason, I never had the time to go to skin clinics, not because I was too busy, but because I thought I was doing okay. I mean, I use a fair number of beauty products, so maybe I was trying enough to take good care of myself, but when I got invited to Skin Philosophie’s event, I realized maybe I should try to consider paying a visit soon.


It’s not really because of vanity, but I guess there can be services that you thought you don’t need but you actually do. For example, eye rejuvenation. I never thought that my simple and random late night activities could cause my eyebags to look really bad.

I am not getting any younger, so investing on my skin and my health should probably be lifted to my top 5 priorities now.

I am so happy that I got to know Skin Philosophie and the brain behind this medical aesthetic and lifestyle solution center.

Dr. Kyla Talens, M.D., DCD, MSc

Dr. Kyla Talens, M.D., DCD, MSc who was celebrating her birthday that day is the CEO and the Chief Aesthetic Dermatologist of Skin Philosophie. Her main interest was aesthetic medicine, specifically skin and laser treatments.

She earned her degree and education from University of the Philippines, Cardiff University in the United Kingdom and Ramathibodi Hospital – Mahidol University, Thailand.

She said that she also incorporates her creative and artistic inclination into her practice. She emphasizes that, “It is of paramount importance for a doctor to have a keen eye for symmetry and proportion so that results look natural after procedures.” And I couldn’t agree more!

I had the best time discovering how Skin Philosophie can help me in my skin problems, which is why I cannot wait to have my own treatment very soon.

Boutique Clinic Concept


The services and facilities are all comfortably placed in a luxurious boutique clinic. I can’t help but admire the casual yet elegant atmosphere. The clinic firmly believes that they want to make their patients feel at ease as they undergo a very positive change in their lives.

Their portfolio of services include, scar repair, age-proofing, age reversing, acne solutions, body contouring with fat reduction, face sculpting, laser treatments, whitening, therapeutic massages, non-surgical procedures, dermal filler injections, face and body art and many more!

Affordable Luxury on Skin Care and Services

The place and location could be a little intimidating, no doubt about that. But the best news is that, while their treatment costs are not exactly that low, they are not abusively high. After all, overly cheap things cannot be trusted.

The smart patients put premium on the value of money. And it is also important to invest in one’s physical image, but there should be enough left for other finer and more significant things in life. After all, we should always spend wisely.


Visit them soon!

Skin Philosophie Medical Aesthetic and Lifestyle Solutions

B3 Bonifacio High Street, 3rd floor, 9th Avenue corner Lane P, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

Contact Numbers: (632) 975 3337 / (632) 215 8080

Mobile Numbers: 0917 866 4433 / 0917 890 6800

www.skinphilosophie.com / skinphilosophie@gmail.com

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3 Things Why Foot for the gods is Not Like Your Ordinary Spa

I have been meaning to get a massage ever since I got back from my trip, and I was just too busy to find time! Goodie, I had a free day and took this chance to get my much-needed reflexology! Yay! 🙂



It was my second time at Foot for the gods, and I have always loved how different they are from other spas. They are not your ordinary massage salon, so read more to find out why you need to schedule your appointment today. :)

  1. Unconventional Set-Up

First is, they do not have cubicles. You get to enjoy your well-deserved pampering while having the freedom of talking to your friends. It would also be a perfect date idea, and you can hold hands with your beau while your masseurs are massaging your oh-so-tired feet.

Although, if I may advise to keep your voices at a minimum, since there are also other clients in the room. And you may need a flash when you want to take a selfie, because the whole massage common room is on dim light.

  1. More acupressure, and less kneading

I think it’s the Foot for the gods’ exceptional service that’s why people keep coming back. They have such an effective method in relieving stress and tensed muscles.

I was surprised how exact the pressure application was. Their style leans more on acupressure than kneading, which was very odd for me at first, considering it was a dry massage, but I was totally sold on how I felt after.


I didn’t expect my muscles were too overwrought from all the activities I did the past weeks! Gosh!

  1. Specialty Spa Products

Honestly, I like the opportunity of being able to bring home something that can sustain the service, or for this matter relaxation, that I have experienced from the home establishment.


Foot for the gods’ actually has their own perfume and spa product lines. You can avail Scent by the gods, and Muscle Pain Relief Spray when you ask their staff, which come in really affordable prices!

I highly recommend you try and visit them as soon as possible to experience a whole new meaning on stress relieving. Thank me after my merfriends! 😀

You can visit them at the following branches:

SM Megamall   |   SM Mall of Asia   |   SM South Mall   |   Main Square, Bacoor Cavite

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Contact number : (055) 607 2763


Feel like a god or goddess at Foot for the gods, and discover why they are the number 1 in reflexology in the Philippines since 2006!

See you there soon? 😀

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