3 simple ways to keep hair beautiful and healthy 24/7 (philstar.com) - October 24, 2018 - 10:30am MANILA, Philippines — In an ideal world, everyone has beautiful and healthy hair 24/7. Sadly, that’s not our reality. Many Filipinas still experience dry, frizzy and damaged hair. One major reason is the weather. Here in the country, hair can be subjected to extreme weather conditions. Whether during summer or the rainy days—and even during the holidays when temperatures get colder—hair problems are always at bay. Hair can be dry because of the heat or frizzy because of the rains. The worse happens when the outer layer of the hair gets stripped, leaving it brittle and easy to break. But worry not! Hair can be protected with the right care. Here are three simple ways to keep hair beautiful and healthy throughout the changing seasons: 1. Loosen up If you ever find yourself in the rain, don’t tie your … [Read more...] about 3 simple ways to keep hair beautiful and healthy 24/7
OTTAWA: A Canadian rapper died after falling from the wing of a flying plane he was walking on during a music video shoot, his management team said.Jon James, 33, died instantly in the "wing-walking" accident in Vernon, British Columbia, on Saturday, according to a statement."He had trained intensely for this stunt but as Jon got further out onto the wing of the plane, it caused the small Cessna to go into a downward spiral that the pilot couldn't correct," said the statement, published alongside an online fundraiser to raise money for funeral costs and to release James's new music."Jon held onto the wing until it was too late, and by the time he let go, he didn't have time to pull his chute."James had also enjoyed success as a competitive freeskier and was known for carrying out extreme stunts.The Royal Canadian Mounted Police confirmed they responded to "the sudden death of a parachuter" on Saturday evening.CTV reported the plane and its pilot landed safely. … [Read more...] about Canadian rapper dies after falling from plane
What makes an elegant Filipina? PERSONAL CHOICE - Frannie Jacinto (The Philippine Star) - October 24, 2018 - 12:00am Elegance isn’t solely defined by what you wear. It’s how you carry yourself, how you speak, what you read.— Carolina Herrera For the past three years, “Elegant Filipinas” organizers headed by Tingting Cojuangco, Zelda Kienle and Fortune Ledesma have chosen women who epitomize elegance and style at the Diamond Hotel. One has to be personally invited to join this select group of ladies that are fewer than a dozen and though this is an exclusive by-invitation-only affair, there are no tickets sold. KC Concepcion, Small Laude, Carla Guevara-Laforteza, Diana Cua and Apples Aberin This year’s choices stood out not only for their youth but for their accomplishments, exemplifying elegance at its best: Jessica Kienle Maxwell, Kai Lim, Stephanie Zubiri-Crespi, … [Read more...] about What makes an elegant Filipina?
A meaningful birthday asalto for Nene Leonor MY LIPS ARE SEALED...SOMETIMES - Maurice Arcache (The Philippine Star) - October 24, 2018 - 12:00am What a great way to celebrate one’s birthday. Philanthropist and woman of substance Nene Leonor was feted with a lineup of birthday asaltos by her dear friends. Nene reciprocated with an invitation to an “Enchanted Evening” held at the Makati North Forbes Hall, truly a sight to behold. The hall was bedecked with lavish red roses that adorned quaint tables and opulent ceiling decors with a sumptuous dinner menu specially handpicked by the celebrant, naturellement. Family: Gina Ocampo Leonor, Mia Puyat Leonor with children, Monica, Clara, Angela Leonor, Rean Villasor (partly hidden), Andrew Leonor, Lia Leonor Colayco, Ayna Santos Cruz, Edwin Cruz, JC Colayco with son Eiji, Gina Leonor Villasor, Dennis Leonor, (front) Nene and Jun Leonor In attendance were lovely, … [Read more...] about A meaningful birthday asalto for Nene Leonor
Fashion’s love affair with nature: It’s complicated There is no greater love than that which fashion has for nature. And yet like all love affairs, this one has its many complications which the Victoria & Albert explores in its ongoing exhibit that features over 300 astonishing pieces dating from 1600 to the present, from historic mantuas to the couture dresses and accessories of fashion luminaries like Christian Dior, Alexander McQueen and Philip Treacy. Emma Watson wearing a Calvin Klein dress made from fabric created out of recycled plastic bottles, as part of the “Green Carpet Challenge” at the Met Museum Gala in 2016 (Photo courtesy of V&A) The natural world was always a source of fascination and this was expressed most exquisitely in embroidery, which revealed a keen domestic interest in flora and fauna. Colorful dyed silks imported from the Middle East were used to embroider garments like a 1610 lady’s … [Read more...] about Fashion’s love affair with nature: It’s complicated