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Her View from the Top: Whether in Career or Beauty, Renee Calls The Shots #DermAuthorityPDS #BeautyIsPowerPDS

Renee Alcantara

There’s beauty in power—and power in beauty. That, in essence, is what Renee Alcantara found out.

Running her own company, Southwest Persues Construction and Development Corporation, as its President and CEO entails making important decisions day in and day out. She has to face different people—business partners, suppliers, and government officials in the course of her work.


Early on, Renee realized that it’s not easy being a boss at what many consider as “a man’s world”—the construction industry. “I have to assert myself as a woman and know the ins and outs of the business like the back of my hand. It is a difficult job, but one that I’ve learned to love,” Renee points out. (more…)

Gift-giving Ideas for Different Personalities at Daiso Japan

This season of gift-giving, put a little more thought on your shopping list and get loved ones something they actually want and would use. Finding the perfect gift for the right person might seem challenging but wrapping up items that suit their personality is a good rule of thumb.

How to start? Jot down all the names of the people you’ll give gifts to this Christmas. Then beside their names, write a word or two that best describe that person. This will be your cheat sheet when buying presents. To save on time hopping from one store to the next, shop at Daiso Japan where they have a wide selection of cute, practical and useful merchandise at affordable prices which have been neatly organized in sections for different personality types.


Pretty Cosmetic Pouches nail-top-coats

Nail Top Coats

There will always be that kikay friend in the group who adores make-up and takes vanity seriously. A whole bunch of cosmetics, beauty implements and hair accessories offered under Daiso Japan’s Beautyholics display are perfect stocking fillers. There are make-up brushes in different sizes and tips, false eyelashes which can be stored in an eyelash case can also be bought at the store, trendy nail top coats in glossy and matte finish are also available, leather pouches and an assortment of cosmetics – from mascara and blush pots to eyeshadow palettes and lipsticks. (more…)

Smile Brilliant is on White Friday Sale!

There are a lot of sale going on this weekend and the coming week – here’s one that’s been tried and tested by a handful lot of international bloggers across the globe – Smile Brilliant. They are on White Friday Sale until midnight PST or until supplies last.

smile brilliant white-friday-sale

After reading actual user reviews on Smile Brilliant, I cannot help but be impressed myself. Too bad that my Smile Brilliant package came in when I still had my braces on, which made it impossible for me to use. The product expired on me since my metal contraptions decided to have an extended stay. But with actual user reviews and video testimonials of well-known bloggers across the globe, it’s easy to see that this one is for the books!  (more…)

Experience a Compelling Musical this Christmas

Join us in celebrating Christmas with a different kind of musical. This is theater that challenges, questions and provides hope in this life and beyond.

fire of hope musical

In 1986, a group of Christians passionate about theater saw the impact it can make to an audience by inspiring change and transforming lives through the power of the Lord Jesus Christ. Today, 30 years later, Chancel Repertory Theatre continues to share the Good News through theater arts one production at a time. On its 30th anniversary, Chancel Rep presents a dramatic Christmas musical, “FIRE OF HOPE”, written by Doug Holck with script adaptation and direction by the esteemed Jaime Del Mundo. (more…)

5 Reasons Why Thunderbird Resorts Poro Point is a Must Visit

La Union is great for a family getaway. The beaches are nice, and surfing is always an option. There’s no problem with choosing accommodations, too, since there are a lot of beachfront resorts and hotels in La Union that you can choose from. Personally, there’s only one place, though, that would keep me visiting La Union again and again: Thunderbird Resorts Poro Point .


With so many things to love about Thunderbird Resorts Poro Point in La Union, here’s a wee attempt to list down five (5) things l love about the enchanting Santorini of Asia.


This mediterranean-inspired resort in San Fernando, La Union is perfect in its picturesque majesty. (more…)

Three Reasons Why Online Review Matters

For over a decade now, there was never a time that I failed to do my research on online products or services before purchase. This has become a non-negotiable for me, a default when I am looking into purchasing anything for the first time.

Here are top three reasons why online review matters:

  1. Well-informed purchase.

We all want our money’s worth, right? This is why it is always best to read through user feedback and online product reviews. Whether it’s a brand of lipstick your are going to purchase for the first time, a professional camera or a spelling software you are looking into purchasing to supplement your homeschooling curriculum. For whatever product or service, I find that I have better confidence in shelling out my hard earned moolah when I make well-informed purchase.


Elan Clothing is Adventurous

A fashionista is defined as a woman who loves to shop and has a natural flair when it comes to combining current and vintage fashions. She is devoted to unique styles that she can make her own and turn heads wherever she goes. Fashion is a form of Art with her body as the canvas and her sense of style as the masterpiece.

“Fashion” is an English word for style. and “ista” is derived from the Latin word “manista” meaning the exalted one. A fashionista commits no fashion faux pas. She does not believe in following and wearing the trends but has her own sense of style.


Therefore, a fashionista is delighted to have clothing that can be a part of her dream closet and which will enhance her femininity and yet be bold and comfortable. And, if she is a curvy woman, she wants a relaxed silhouette that is flattering and has a global flair. She wants exciting fabrics and prints and beautifully-made clothing that fits her active lifestyle and yet wants it all to be reasonably priced. (more…)

Noted Dresses In 2017 for the Prom


One of the special moments in a young girl’s life is attending the prom. She has one night to wear a beautiful dress, shoes and accessories that include a necklace, prom rings and a corsage. It seems like each year brings a new trend with prom dresses, and 2017 is no different. There are a few surprising features that you will likely notice with prom dresses, some that seem to transform the gowns into those that are for a gala event instead of a high school dance.


One of the things to look for in prom dresses is the crop top. This style will be blended with long skirts and even flowing pants. This design shows of the abs and is a little edgier than the traditional prom dress. (more…)

Beauty Product Review: Proactiv + Green Tea Moisturizer

Acne comes with it a host of different skin issues. Aside of the need to be cautious in skin care products, a lot of anti-acne products have the tendency to dry the skin out.

Proactiv+ Green Tea Moisturizer

Have you heard of Proactiv+ Green Tea Moisturizer yet? This product is a lightweight, non-greasy formula contains Green Tea, to help fight free radicals and is rich in mineral and botanical extracts. It has been designed to help soothe dry skin without clogging pores and is the perfect moisturizer for blemish-prone skin. (more…)

Ed Hardy Officially Breaks Ground in the Philippines

Fresh from formally announcing it’s arrival in the country, the world-renowned name Ed Hardy sets out to make waves in the Philippines. This international clothing line has remained one of the stalwart pillars of the tattoo culture with their bold, edgy, artistic, and distinct pieces. Known to be the brand that brought tattoo artistry out of the dark and into the glamorous world of fashion, Ed Hardy has long established their premium, easily recognizable, and much-coveted designs.

ed hardy fashion