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Face Care That’s Kind to Skin, Is Now In Manila

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Famous for their gentle, skin-loving yet highly-effective products such as their award-winning micellar water and micellar cleansing facial wipes, the United Kingdom’s #1 face care brand, Simple, has finally landed in the Philippines.

Simple champions the belief that face care is not just about how skin looks from the outside. Rather, it is about how it feels—because it is always about how women feel about their own skin that truly matters. With that, the brand offers a range of products that gently hydrates while providing superior makeup removal and skin cleansing, specifically made for women with sensitive skin.

Kind To Skin, Kind To Body, and Kind To Others

To deliver the best results, Simple only uses skin-loving ingredients that are kind to the skin and to the planet. Sourced sustainably, it is free from color, fragrance, and other harsh ingredients that can upset the skin. Still, it delivers its promise of leaving skin thoroughly-cleansed without that tight or dry feeling. Each product works in harmony with the skin for a calming and hydrating effect. At the end of the day, face care should always be as fuss-free, gentle, and as effective as that.

After all, #KindnessIsSimple

Five Skin-loving products for Filipinas

Five of the brand’s most well-loved and multi-awarded products are now available in the Philippines. Filipinas can look forward to finally experiencing the power of the Micellar Water, Micellar Facial Cleansing Wipes, Moisturizing Facial Wash, Hydrating Light Moisturizer, and Dual-Effect Eye Makeup Remover.

The Simple Micellar Cleansing Water (P499/200mL, P799/400mL) is the most advanced facial cleanser to date, yet is gentle enough even for the most sensitive skin. 

Simple SkinCare (1)It contains micelles, which are clever cleansing bubbles that work to lift away makeup and impurities, unclogging pores while instantly boosting skin hydration by 90%. It’s non-comedogenic, hypoallergenic, and dermatologically tested and approved. This product is a cult-favorite in the beauty industry—aside from having a strong following, it was also part of Glamour UK’s Top 15 cleanser and Allure’s Best of Beauty 2015.

For those who still prefer facial wipes, the Simple Micellar Cleansing Facial Wipes (P299) is perfect to refresh and nourish your skin, remove tough make-up and is soft enough for use on delicate or sensitive skin.Simple SkinCare (2) It contains a perfect blend of the purest possible skin-loving ingredients and added vitamins. They’re also convenient, quick-to-use and a fantastic addition to any makeup bag, perfect for when women on the go.

For a deep and thorough cleanse, there is the Simple Moisturizing Facial Wash (P299/150mL). Unlike other harsh cleansers in the market, it can get rid of oil, dirt, and impurities without stripping the skin of its natural moisture.Simple SkinCare (3) It’s made of only the purest ingredients and skin-loving multi-vitamins to keep sensitive skin clean and hydrated. It’s also 100% soap-free, so even those with the most sensitive skin can benefit from it.

For makeup lovers, there is the Simple Dual-Effect Eye Makeup Remover (P499/125mL). It effectively dissolves even the toughest eye makeup without irritating the eyes. Simple SkinCare (4)The two-part formula consists of oil and purified water for maximum effect—no eye-rubbing required. This means that even women who wear contact lenses can use it without having to worry about their eyes turning red. The best part? It also cares for the eyelashes, at it leaves your fringes hydrated and nourished.

Finally, the Simple Hydrating Light Moisturizer (P499/125mL) is the moisturizer of dreams—it’s actually the UK’s #1 moisturizer. Simple SkinCare (5)It’s created with the perfect blend of multi-vitamins, glycerin, and borage seed oil to keep the skin hydrated for up to 12 hour, as it instantly doubles the skin’s hydration levels. It’s made with triple purified water, making it perfect for the most sensitive skin.

Simple Skincare is available at Watsons and select supermarkets. Follow @simpleskincareph on Instagram or like Simple Skincare PH on facebook for more updates. 


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2 years ago ( June 2015 ) Ramon Padilla @ramonatlarge opened Evertrue @evertruesalon that creates the most natural eyebrows through a technique called microblading. It’s located at the Flat Iron building and soon he will be opening in Chicago. Ramon is a Harvard Business School graduate and worked in L’Oreal before starting his own business. He also has 2 other salons – Strip and Browhaus. So happy to meet such a nice guy, young like us :-)  and so accomplished. More power and looking forward to more salons around the USA and all over the world. #evertruesalon #Microblading#H2HPeople

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Our salon specializes in the most natural-looking semi- permanent makeup  treatments for brow, eyeliner, lip, and lash.

Our salon specializes in the most natural-looking semi- permanent makeup treatments for brow, eyeliner, lip, and lash.

Becca at Adora

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  Becca at  There’s only one store in the Philippines #AdoraMNL #AdoraPh #H2HAdoraMNLBecca at Adora (2) Becca at Adora (3)
Becca is known for their highlighters and foundation which makes your skin look healthier and gives it a fresh and glowing look Becca at Adora (1) Becca at Adora (6)Becca at Adora (4)Becca at Adora (5)

Happy Season of Hearts from Avon Philippines

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Thank you @avonph for my True Color Collection ! So excited to try them all ! #AvonPh #AvonPhilippines #AvonTrueColor #H2HBeauty 

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Happy Season of Hearts from Avon Philippines (10)Create your most natural and flawless finish with the Skin Goodness CC Powder. Provides instant color correction designed to eliminate skin discoloration. See improvements in skin tone and overall skin brightness after 8 weeks of use. Contains vitamins A, C and E, white tea extract, green tea extract and licorice.

*Shade/s in package: Light Medium


Happy Season of Hearts from Avon Philippines (2)A rich, creamy and moisturizing formula enriched with real gold, giving lips a luxurious, glistening color instantly. With Avon’s True Color technology, color stays true from the bullet to your lips.

*Shade/s in package: Ruby in Gold, Carnation


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Create beautiful eye looks effortlessly with eyeshadow colors that provide rich color payoff with all-day crease proof wear. Get a sheer wash or deep, dramatic color with an easy to apply formula that provides buildable coverage

*Shade/s in package: Romantic Mauve, Glow Teal, Urban Skyline


Happy Season of Hearts from Avon Philippines (4)Get high gloss shine packed with saturated color. A single swipe provides creamy texture and feels hydrating and weightless on the lips. Formulated with shea butter and artic berry oil high in vitamin E and omega-3, with flexi-glide technology to provide super shine effect.

*Shade/s in package: Mauve Moment, Pink Watermelon


Happy Season of Hearts from Avon Philippines (5)Avon’s first ever dual powder foundation that targets the 10 skin needs. Provides oil control while covering blemishes and pores to provide a smooth and bright complexion that makes skin look fairer. Protects with SPF 24/PA ++ and against pollution. Non-comedogenic. Clinically tested.

*Shade/s in package: Neutral


Happy Season of Hearts from Avon Philippines (7)Give your cheeks a pop of color with the True Color Luminous Blush. Just a simple swipe will bring the face to life with a natural, rosy glow.

*Shade/s in package: Rose Lustre

Avon’s first ever dual powder foundation that targets the 10 skin needs. Provides oil control while covering blemishes and pores to provide a smooth and bright complexion that makes skin look fairer. Protects with SPF 24/PA ++ and against pollution. Non-comedogenic. Clinically tested.

*Shade/s in package: Neutral


Happy Season of Hearts from Avon Philippines (8)Our first 100% matte lipstick that gives lasting comfort and intense color that doesn’t cake or crack. Strike the perfect balance of a perfectly matte finish with wearable comfort in shades of pinks and mauves, corals and reds, and plums and wines.

*Shade/s in package: Wild Cherry, Red Supreme, Pure Pink, Hot Plum


Happy Season of Hearts from Avon Philippines (1)Get instant hydration while achieving a natural and flawless finish with the Skin Goodness Moisturizing BB Cream. Packed with vitamins A, C and E to help nurture the skin, while moisturize essence boosts its hydration properties, giving you a dewy, healthy glow. Suitable for sensitive skin.

*Shade/s in package: Nude


Happy Season of Hearts from Avon Philippines (9)Get the benefits of a primer, foundation and moisturizer in one while instantly correcting uneven skin tone and improving appearance of skin texture. Formulated with Avon’s Skin Correcting technology, which contains a fusion of Vitamin C, green and white tea, and licorice, giving 24 hour moisture and hydration.

*Shade/s in package: Light


Happy Season of Hearts from Avon Philippines (6)Pucker up with this lipstick that stays vibrant for hours with a nourishing formula and self-renewing pigments, making lips feel smooth, soft and moisturized. With True Color technology, the lipstick stays true to swatch, giving lips a velvety satin finish.

*Shade/s in package: Red 2000, Hot Pink

Find more amazing offers by contacting your Avon lady or to explore how Avon Color can bring out a more confident, more beautiful you!

About Avon

Avon, the company for women, is a leading global beauty company, with $10 billion in annual revenue. As one of the world’s largest direct sellers, Avon is sold through 6 million active independent Avon Sales Representatives. Avon products are available in over 100 countries, and the product line includes color cosmetics, skincare, fragrance, and fashion and home products, featuring such well-recognized brand names as Avon Color, ANEW, Skin-So-Soft, Advance Techniques, and mark. Learn more about Avon and its products at

Murad YouthCam and Invisiblur

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 Make sure to stop by Murad @rustansph @rustansthebeautysource and get your complimentary Youthcam analysis with your #H1?Hcard And also avail of the Buy 2 ala carte treatment and get 1 free only til the end of February. For those with skin imperfections on the face – there is a magic product from Murad called Invisiblur which is amazing!!! A must have to cover freckles, dark spots etc at the same time it protects because it has sunblock, treats wrinkles and fine lines and ofcourse blurs skin imperfections. It serves as a primer as well before make up!! Super love this product  #muradskincare #RustansPh #Invisiblur #H2HRustans #H2HHeartedThings #H1?H
Murad YouthCam (2) Murad YouthCam (3) I have freckles and dark spots on my face – and these two magic products helped lighten them and I am continually using them.  The Essential oil I get from Rustan’s Flower Shop in St. Luke’s hospital where they carry the essential oils.  It really helped lighten the freckles.  The Murad  Invisiblur I use as a temporary fix for the freckles and dark spots :-)  Murad YouthCam (1)

Facial Mists and Cleansers

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During A Decade of Hearts there was a facial mist bar with different brands of facial mists! One of my hearted products nowadays and all under one roof – Rustan’s.  Everyone should have one – not only women but everyone :-)  Just to freshen up or moisturize and hydrate the skin.  Before there was only Evian but now there are many to choose from!  LOVE LOVE LOVE THEM! :-)   Facial Cleanser (1)A Decade of Hearts (23)Facial Cleanser (1)Facial Cleanser (10)Facial Cleanser (2)Facial Cleanser (3)Facial Cleanser (4)Facial Cleanser (5)Facial Cleanser (11)Facial Cleanser (12)Facial Cleanser (6)Facial Cleanser (7)Facial Cleanser (8)Facial Cleanser (9)facial-cleanser-8facial-cleanser-1facial-cleanser-9 And another facial product is the cleansing water which is an alternative to using water to wash or cleanse your face.  Water can be harsh or the face so I love using these :-) facial-cleansers-2facial-cleansersfacial-cleansers-3facial-cleansers-1facial-cleanser-10facial-cleanser-11facial-cleanser-12facial-cleanser

Laura Mercier

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  Family photo shoot today. I asked my beautiful 20 year old hijada Danni @dltiangco to put make up on me because she’s so amazing!!! Thank you Laura Mercier @lauramercier @rustansthebeautysource for my Master Class Color Essentials Collection 2nd edition ? #RustansPh #rustansbeautysource #rustansbeautyaddict #LauraMercierPh #H2HRustanslaura-mercier-3 Danni tells me that Laura Mercier is one of her favorite brands!laura-mercier-4 Laura Mercier is my new found discovery – I like it that they have all the bases and primers for every part of the face! :-)  laura-mercier-1  Love the lip glosses!!!I have all of these!!! laura-mercier-2

Body Oils

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 I’m serious about being vain. Only because I’m aging :-O

I’m into oils – not only essential oils #H2HEssentialOils but all kinds of oils – for the body, hair and face. Whether hot or cold weather we need to moisturize. I used to think oil is sticky but I like it now. It’s all about choosing the right brands. These are my 3 oils now. Nuxe @nuxeph is a staple – dry oil so you will never feel oily and it smells so good :-) Badger Damascus Rose which is a blend of lavender and chamomile which is always what I need to relax. Badgers is a small company using organic natural ingredients essential oils included. Lift Argan is moisturizing, restoring and anti aging which is definitely what I need :-)   The Argan I use also for the hair. I LOVE oils

 Travelling now and making sure I bring them

All from @rustansthebeautysource #RustansPh #rustansthebeautysource #rustansbeautyaddictbody-oils

Laura Mercier’s 20 Years of Iconic Artistry

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laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-1laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-9 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-2 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-3 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-13 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-12 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-8 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-18 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-23Marking its second decade of iconic makeup artistry in 2016, Laura Mercier proves it is more than just another cosmetic cult favorite. First founded in 1996 with the goal of creating a visually perfect complexion, the label has since furthered its boundaries. Beyond achieving flawless skin with a masterful mix of formulas and textures, Laura Mercier is renowned for appreciating and accentuating natural beauty in its diverse shades and forms, making each woman feel more confident and more beautiful.laura-mercier-20th-anniversary-1Ringing in its 20th year in a manner worth remembering, Rustan’s the Beauty Source launches Laura Mercier’s two-fold Anniversary Collection. The Iconics, the collection’s headliner, is a 12-piece assortment of beauty must-haves. Priced at P10,500, The Iconics includes the label’s Caviar Stick Eye Colour, Longwear Crème Eye Pencil, Full Blown Volume Supreme Lash Building Mascara, Lip Pencil and Velour Lovers Lip Colour in their full sizes, as well as deluxe-sized Face Polish, Foundation Primer Radiance, Translucent Loose Setting Powder, Bonne Mine Stick Face Colour, Matte Radiance Baked Powder, Eye Basics and Lip Glace, all housed in a minimalist chest of drawers. A limited edition stockpile of all Laura Mercier’s best-selling beauty essentials, The Iconics is a timeless collection that tells the story of the brand’s 20-year tenure and a celebration of each person’s own beauty and individuality.laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-4laura-mercier-20th-anniversary-2laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-7Iconic Leading Ladies, a compact lip duo set valued at P2,250, makes up the second half of the collection. Inspired by Laura’s favorite leading ladies and the films they starred in, the set features the Velour Lovers Lip Colour and Lip Glace in three limited shades: Catherine, a pink-tinged nude; Sophia, a dainty rose; and Vivien, an unapologetically bold red. These limited edition collections feature specially curated shades of Velour Lovers Lip Colour, and Lip Glace that can be used alone or mixed & matched to create endless looks. Housed in a collectable, soft-touch box with mirror, these collections are must-have items for any beauty enthusiast.laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-6 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-5 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-11 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-22During the anniversary celebration, The Iconics Collection was introduced to an audience of beauty junkies and brand patrons by Laura’s makeup artist, Mark Kingson Qua. laura-mercier-20th-anniversary-7Qua spoke about his experience with the products and also welcomed two celebrated makeup artists into the Laura Mercier family – Anthea Bueno and Anton Patdu. laura-mercier-20th-anniversary-4laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-15The star-spangled Hollywood-themed evening was filled with glamour, as guests celebrated a night of flawless skin and natural beauty.laura-mercier-20th-anniversary-3laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-14laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-16 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-19 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-20 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-10 page-1 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-17 laura-merciers-20-years-of-iconic-artistry-21