Monday, December 12, 2016

Bed Linens by Canadian: An Experience Beyond the Norm of Luxury

Imagine coming home after a long day of work with the hassle of Metro Manila traffic. Upon contact, you slowly give in to your bed’s playful call to slumber. Your eyes grow heavy as you drag your tired body, anticipating the warm caress of your duvet cover wrapping you up in

its cocoon of comfort. Slowly, the thoughts of the exhausting work day drift off while you climb the peak of relaxation. Hours pass as if they were seconds and you wake up the next day feeling very refreshed, ready to start the day but not really keen on leaving the comfort of your bed. You sit up, smile and think of how the time you spent shopping for beddings was all worth it.

Choosing the perfect bed sheet is usually the most challenging part of putting together a comfortable bed to sleep in. It’s important to take into consideration how the sheets come in direct contact with our skin, which makes looking for the right type of fabric just as important as the quality of the mattress as well as the warmth and coziness of a blanket. The right combination makes for the most comfortable slumber.

So what brand defines the perfect sheet set? Canadian Bed & Bath / Lifestyle Bed Linens is your best bet.

Since 1959, the company has been providing the finest bed linens fit for any season and has not stopped providing Filipino families quality products ranging from bed sheets, towels, pillowcases, duvets and comforters. It is the company’s goal to make Canadian Manufacturing part of everyone’s sl eping habit. Only the finest products have been carefully selected to provide the perfect experience of going above and even beyond a superb lifestyle. 

This year, Canadian’s brand extension Lifestyle will be launching its 2016 collection. The latest sheets and towel designs were created to meet the constant demands of fashion-forward Filipino consumers. 

Carefully selected only the finest products to give your home a touch of unique sophistication and class. The new collection includes vigorous and youthful designs as well as brand new colors for its Lifestyle Urban Premium, Urban Basic, and Pick n’ Go collections, all designed to guarantee the highest quality of comfort.

In the previous year, Canadian Manufacturing’s products have undergone an upgrade with its fabric starting with the Lifestyle Urban Premium line which went from a 220-thread count to 300-thread 100% cotton. 

The Urban Basic Collection also upgraded to a 180-thread count cotton rich blend coming from its previous 150-thread count and  Lifestyle Pick n’ Go collection continues to provide budget conscious consumers a wide variety of playful and lively bed sheet designs and comfort. 

With wide range of prints and hues to choose from, Modern Linen, another brand extension of Lifestyle, can suit the most affordable needs of every budget conscious consumer.

Modern Linen offers a collection of microfiber plain sheets sets as well as printed designs. Another collection to look forward to this year are Canadian’s wide assortment of white fabric. 

Canadian Bed & Bath started to cater to the hospitality industry back in 2003 and slowly expanded its products and services for not only hotels and resorts, but hospitals, spas and restuarants as well. Until today their series of white sheets, towels, pillows, table linens and bed accessories remains to be world class quality. 

Lifestyle Bed Linens also brings you only the finest towels for everyday use.In its campaign to promote only the highest quality products, Lifestyle Towels aims to provide the market with excellent, pure cotton products while remaining environmentally responsible. In doing so, CCI acquired cotton from all over the world to provide a taste bud for anyone. 

Highlighting this year’s collection are Brazilian Cotton, USA Cotton and Cotton Made in Africa. Brazilian cotton ensures a unique drying experience with its soft, contamination free, super-absorbent material crafted with a unique beveled design.

USA Cotton has been proclaimed one of the best cottons in the world, grown with the highest quality standards to  provide a clean, contamination free towel. Organic 100% combed cotton is grown  in strictly controlled environments to produce the purest natural cotton. 

Cotton Made in Africa is grown with the support of the BCI or the Better Cotton Initiative which supports African farmers and promotes the highest standards in environmentally friendly cotton growing. 

Lifestyle by Canadian is available at major department stores nationwide. For more details and collections, visit their website For promotions and updates, like their Facebook page “Lifestyle Bed Linens”.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Herbalife Philippines Celebrates 22nd Anniversary with Fun Run, Nutrition Day

Herbalife Philippines has reached another milestone as it celebrates its 22nd year of providing good nutrition in the Philippines.
To mark this event, the company held an Anniversary Fun Run at the Bonifacio Global City last December 4, Sunday. 

There were about 3,000 people composed of Herbalife Independent Distributors, professional athletes, running enthusiasts, media, bloggers and company employees of the multinational brand here in the country. The event, according to Herbalife Philippines General Manager Bong Valenzuela, coincided with the Herbalife Nutrition Day celebration across the Asia Pacific Region.

"This is a free fun run. We have mounted this activity to thank everyone for the continued support they have given Herbalife for the past 22 years," said Valenzuela. 

The event was attended by some of the country's top athletes such as First Norseman Xtreme Challenge Finisher Omar Paredes and his wife Laarni, who has been drafted recently to compete for the Norseman Challenge next year. 

Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has been changing people's lives with great products since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicated Independent Herbalife Members in more than 90 countries. We are committed to fighting the worldwide problems of poor nutrition and obesity by offering high-quality products, one-on-one coaching with a Herbalife member and a community that inspires customers to live a healthy, active life.

We support the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We also sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy, Western Sydney Wanderers FC and champions in many other sports.


The company has over 7,800 employees worldwide, and its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of US$4.5 billion in 2015. To learn more visit

Saturday, November 19, 2016


Nutramedica, Inc. President and CEO Sheila Mae Velilla bagged the Outstanding Achievement in Entrepreneurship – Medium Scale at the recently concluded 37th Agora Awards.  Nutramedica is a homegrown 100% wholly-owned Filipino enterprise that manufactures and distributes Novuhair, an acclaimed line of products that addresses hair loss. 

Thursday, October 20, 2016

That'so Pure White

A never-before-seen beauty breakthrough has arrived in the Philippines through That'so, an Italian skincare brand renowned for its "fast beauty" concept. That'so Philippines co-founders and Filipina-Canadian sisters Queenie Subido and Flecett Aspilla bring in the breakthrough for Filipinos to experience. Their first-ever offering is That'so Pure White, a patented skin-brightening and anti-aging treatment that addresses hard-to-solve woes including discoloration, hyperpigmentation, fines lines and wrinkles.

Monday, October 10, 2016

“Companion” gives hope in 40 seconds

In just 40 seconds, 21-year old digital artist Vince Serrano aims to provide encouragement to emotionally-burdened people through the help of his animated digital video “Companion”, a story of a lonely boy who almost succumbed to the lure of death but received a second chance at life from a beacon of hope.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Century Park Hotel Honors 2015 Top Accounts in “Wonderland”

Century Park Hotel recently brought together the hotel’s top producing clients for 2015 to a fabulous party as a gesture of appreciation for their support. The event was highlighted with a magical theme entitled “Wonderland at Century Park” and guests were treated to a night filled with sumptuous food, prizes from the event’s sponsors and musical entertainment with dance performance from the Century Park Hotel’s Sales and Marketing, Banquet and PR team. 

One of the Top Accounts last year – Philippine Airlines, Awarded by (L) General Manager Mr. Anthony Wai Kwok Tan and (R) Director of Sales Ms. Nellwyn Leung.

The Top Accounts Party is in partnership with the Philippine Airlines, Asia Brewery, Tanduay Distillery, Compañero, Manny O’ Wines, Paradise Garden Boracay. Plantation Bay Resort, The Foreign Post, Crystal Paradise Resort, Spa & Winery, The Farmhouse (Foremost Farms), 7,107 Islands, Sun Cruises, Blue Water Panglao, Baguio Country Club, Boracay Ecovillage and Convention Center, Pan Pacific Travel Corporation, and Nemoto Travel & Tours Corporation.  

Be Empowered with Priva

Women Get Empowered All Around With NEW! PRIVA Perfect Care 2-in-1 Feminine Wash

The modern-day woman does not settle for anything less than perfectFrom her style, to herlook, down to every single detail there is to notice about hershe likes to take things up a notchWhen it comes to her personal care products, she expects the same level up. Her intimate care needs are no different. In fact, Priva® is made precisely for the woman who wants more—and gets it! From the makers of pH Care, the Priva® line is the advanced whitening feminine wash used for everyday care of the modern-day woman’s intimate area with added benefits that specifically address her needs. 

Priva® partnered with the ChicDriven Women Empowerment Expo last July 16 to 17 at the Glorietta Activity Center in Ayala Center, Makati City. The expo was exactly the venue that drew Priva® women together: the ones who aspire for more and want to level up. With the “chic driven” woman in mind, the expo intended to “share, inspire, and empower women to truly have it all.” Since Priva®‘s latest variant, Perfect Care 2-in-1, highlights that samunbridled and uncompromised need of women to enjoy perfect intimate care, it came in as the perfect partner for the ChicDriven Women Empowerment Expo.

Priva® Special Segment
The ChicDriven Women Empowerment Expo was packed with activities, booths, and workshops all intended to help women amplify the awesomeness in their Priva® lives. Part of the exciting lineup of FREE seminars at the ChicDriven Women Empowerment Expo was a special segment “How To Attract The (Perfect) Life and Love You Want” held last Sunday afternoon, July 17.  Apowerhouse cast of women, like Sharleen Cu-Unjieng of MustelaAisa Mijeno of Salt, and Go Negosyo Awardee Michelle Fontelera of ZenZest all shared their top tips for becoming your own boss. This was immediately followed by a detailed Priva® how-to with Image Consultant, Theta Healer, and NLP Practitioner Ning Tadena, where she shared her expert insights for manifesting and attracting your dream life…and dream man. Model, triathlete, and doctor Ian Banzon and happily married celebrity fashion stylist Donna Cuna-Pita joined Tadena in running through the requisites for making your dream a reality

The Priva® booth at the expo was equally as exciting. Aside from being able to pick up your own stash of Priva® goodies there, the booth also came with an interactive afternoon module that pushed women to step out from the shadows and into their own limelight through an interactive GIF activity. It was a testament to the fact that Priva® supports overall women confidence and empowerment.

The Priva® Promise
Priva® is able to satisfy exactly what women want and need precisely because it also stops at nothing short of giving go-getters perfect intimate careTested by OB-Gynecologists to be safe and effective for everyday use, Priva® is formulated with tried-and-tested ingredients that provide noticeable whitening and smoothening results in as early as 7 days. Plus, it has RevitaCoolTM, which provides a refreshing feeling with every wash.

From the ranks of the ultra-popular Priva® Skin Lightening and Cooling Intimate Wash with glutathione (pink) and Priva® Skin Firming and Cooling Intimate Wash with collagen and KwaoKrua (blue), comes Priva®’s most advanced variant to date for the even more meticulous maven. The NEW! Priva® Perfect Care 2-in-1 Intimate Wash (gold) is the first multi-benefit feminine wash specially formulated with glutathione to help lighten dark skin areas and collagen to improve the smoothness of the skin. It provides leveled-up confidence because of its multi-faceted approach of addressing these specific and sophisticated intimate care needs. It is definitely made for the “chic driven” woman. Now, women can truly “have it all.”

The NEW! Priva® Perfect Care 2-in-1 Intimate Wash is available in 60mL (P69.00) and 150mL (P149.00), and is available in leading supermarkets and beauty stores nationwide.