Reconnect and rediscover yourself with the help of these fresh-new releases
This May, we’re celebrating connections starting with ourselves because you can’t pour from an empty cup can you? So, join us as we reconnect and rediscover ourselves with some help from our favorite beauty brands and wellness centers.
Silka launches a vitamin-packed lotion to keep skin moisturized but feeling fresh throughout summer. Wellness Place Glorietta becomes the newest hub for much needed rest and relaxation. Here you’ll find the best in beauty and wellness services. Lush encourages you to find joy and inspiration in simple things, like bathing.
All these and more in Wonder’s Beauty Counter May 2022 edition.
For intensely soft and smooth skin from within
NIVEA’s range of body lotions takes extra care of you by helping you achieve intensely soft and smooth skin from within. Through its Intensive Moisture Milk’s smart hydration technology, Hydra IQ, skin is moisturized for up to 48 hours, leaving it nourished and supple to the touch. And with ingredients, like glucose and glycerol, this body milk works hard to reduce roughness and dryness.
Meanwhile, the Extra White variant exists to help repair dull and damaged skin to make it noticeably smoother, brighter, and firmer. It’s formulated with Q10, a powerful antioxidant that supports collagen production, to firm skin and restore its elasticity.
Now choose your fighter and give yourself the extra care you need. Shop NIVEA on Lazada or Shopee, or head over to a Watsons near you.
Level up your self-care game at home
Let Nuyu Spa up your self-care game at home and book yourself some well-deserved r&r.
Aside from the usual massage, Nuyu Spa also offers Swedish, Shiatsu, Deep Tissue, Fascia Gun, Hot Stone, Ventosa, and the more targeted massage therapies like Prenatal, Postnatal, and Lactation massages for moms. But wait there’s more, wellness seekers can sign up for a full body scrub prior to the massage, like the Moisturizing Body Scrub (P450) to help unclog pores and prevent dirt build up, and the Glutathione Body Scrub (P600), which is a gentle exfoliant that leaves the skin brighter. Meanwhile, facial treatments (starts at P1,200) are also on offer to keep skin clean and free from blemishes.
Need a fresh cut or color, stat? Get your hair done at home, too, with Nuyu Spa’s range of hair care services, from cut, color and balayage to hair treatment and hair straightening with prices starting from P1,200 up.
Now, no self-care experience is complete without a mani-pedi. Get it done and make it extra by choosing from Nuyu’s list of hand and foot services: paraffin wax (from P400 to P600) in addition to the regular and gel polish, and poly gel nail extensions (starts at P150).
For other personal care services, Nuyu Spa also offers waxing services, ranging from P200 to P400, for various parts of the face and body, as well as brow threading for as low as P300.
For your peace of mind, customers will be happy to know that the staff is NC2 TESDA certified, vaccinated and undergo swab testing weekly. They are also equipped with the proper attire and sanitation materials to ensure a worry-free wellness session.
Book an appointment today or for the weekend via www.nuyu.ph; you’ve earned it! Nuyu Spa caters to residents from Metro Manila, including Quezon City, BGC, Valenzuela, Rizal, Pasig, Navotas, Malabon, Alabang, Makati, Cavite and Tagaytay.
BYS x Disney Princess Collection
Bring the magic to your beauty counters
Since time immemorial, Disney Princesses have inspired and continue to inspire fans of all ages, from the warm and sincere Cinderella who believes in her dreams; the confident Belle who dares to be different; or the curious and brave Ariel who stands up for what she wants.
“We’ve always advocated for self-expression and loving yourself harder. This team-up with Disney has further inspired us to empower girls to create and celebrate the most magical, princess-powered stories and adventures to realize their full potential and create their own adventures with courage, curiosity, and kindness,” shares Angie Goyena, President of iFace, Inc.
This time, BYS Philippines taps photographer and 1/2 of Wonder’s February cover stars, BJ Pascual to bring the BYS Disney Princess Collection to life through a fantastical campaign featuring pageant royalties Miss Universe Philippines 2020 Rabiya Mateo, Miss Universe Philippines 2021 Bea Gomez, and Miss Universe Philippines 2022 Celeste Cortesi. BJ captured the three queens in Disney Princess-inspired looks: Rabiya styled as Ariel, Bea as Belle, and Celeste as Cinderella.
The three princesses are the stars of the BYS Disney Princess Collection, which features 11 hypoallergenic and paraben-free products. We list them down below:
The Longlasting Liquid Eyeliner in Black Beauty (PHP 699.00), formulated to create smooth, pigmented lines that are long-lasting and smudge-proof
The Plumping Mascara in Hero (PHP 699.00), featuring a non-smudging and non-flaking formula for fuller, longer-looking lashes
The 3-in-1 Eyebrow Pencil in Dark Knight and Fairy Lights (PHP 899.00 each), comes with a brow pencil, powder, and spoolie to keep your brows looking good
The Sun Tint SPF 36 (PHP 799.00), a skin-perfecting sunscreen with an ultra-lightweight formula
The Flawless Primer (PHP 799.00), formulated with plant-derived Squalene for maximum hydration and to keep your beauty serve flawless from day to night
The Liquid Lipsticks in Dance in the Moonlight, Ever a Surprise, and Wanderin’ Free (PHP 549.00 each), highly pigmented liquid lipsticks that deliver a velvety-smooth matte finish that stays on past midnight
The Lip & Cheek Tint in Pixie Dust (PHP599.00), a multitasking tint to give you a rosy glow
The Serum Blush in Fantasy, Celestial, and Mermaid (PHP 799.00 each), a lightweight serum that delivers a healthy flush
The Clarifying Face Mask (PHP 99.00/sheet or PHP 499.00/box of 5), infused with Camelia japonica flower extract, Prunus serrulata flower extract, and Salicylic Acid
The Smoothing Face Mask(PHP 99.00/sheet or PHP 499.00/box of 5), formulated with Rubus coreanus fruit extract, Euterpe oleracea fruit extract, and Niacinamide
The Hydrating Face Mask (PHP 99.00/sheet or PHP 499.00/box of 5), has Punica granatum fruit extract, Aronia melanocarpa extract, and emulsified Ester Oil
The BYS Disney Prince Collection is now available at Watsons, The SM Store, and online on Amorfia, Watsons, and ShopSM.
Silka launches Silka Papaya Lotion to keep skin moisturized, healthy-looking and protected even in the summer heat
The number one beauty soap in the country introduces Silka Papaya Lotion just in time for summer! It's made with Papaya Enzyme and Nutriblend complex with 5 Vitamins (Vitamin B3/Niacinamide,Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin C and Vitamin E) that keep skin moisturized, healthy-looking and protected. And thanks to its Vita-absorb technology, lathering it on doesn’t feel sticky—even in this heat!—or overpowering to smell.
Silka comes in affordable sizes: 10mL and 50mL options retail for P7 and P35, while 100mL for P60, 200mL for P107, 300mL for P148 and 500mL for P215. Get yours at leading department stores and supermarkets nationwide.
Wellness Place Glorietta
The newest hub to get the rest and relaxation you need
Feel good from head to toe because you deserve it at the Wellness Place in Glorietta. Designed as Ayala Malls’ first wellness specialty zone, it offers a much needed space for rest and relaxation for the body and mind. At Wellness Place you can find the best in haircare, skincare and other personal care services in one destination.
For a cut, trim or mane treatment, check out Headway Vera Salon, T&J Salon Bruno’s Barbers, or HQ Barbershop (pro tip: come by and enjoy their Happy Hour promo every Monday to Friday, 10AM to 12NN). You can also get waxing services done here via Hey Sugar! and Lay Bare. In need of other health and wellness services to help you look and feel your best? Wellness Place is also home to Ooh La Lash, Nailaholics, SkinStation and Kazemi, KARADA, and even Manila Hearing Aid. Watch out for soon to open boutiques including Brow Lounge, Bee Choo Origin, Miss Esthe, and Padrino’s Way BarberPub.
Complete the experience and refuel with a cup of coffee from Little Farmers Coffee Brim. So what are you waiting for? Rediscover self-care and take a trip to Wellness Place—we promise, you’ll thank yourself for it.
Find joy in simple things with Lush’s bath bombs
Lush, known for its bath bombs and being the first label to trademark it in 90s, continues to celebrate the joy of escaping into a bath of streaming with color. It was also over challenging times that Lush found a new appreciation for bathing as part of one’s wellness routine. World Bath Bomb Day or not, there’s always joy to be found in the humble and mundane. Treat bath time as a time for relaxation and inspiration, and allow Lush’s bath bombs to help create that experience for you.
Lush is exclusively distributed by Stores Specialists, Inc., and is located at Alabang Town Center, Bonifacio High Street, Glorietta 4, Greenbelt 3, Robinsons Magnolia, Shangri-La Plaza, SM Mall of Asia, and TriNoma. Available also in Zalora and Trunc.com. Visit www.lush.com.ph and www.ssilife.com.ph or follow @ssilifeph on Instagram for more information.
Chu Chü Beauty
The new beauty brand on the block launches Matte Bomb, a range of non-drying matte lipsticks perfect for everyday use
Less than three months since its debut, Chu Chü Beauty welcomes the peak of summer with a hot-new collection: Matte Bomb. Non-drying, these lipsticks deliver delicious, rich color in a silky-smooth but ultra-matte finish. The latest from the local beauty brand is available in nine shades, perfect for everyday use but can be mixed and matched depending on your mood. They’re buildable, too, and serve quite a range, from lightly stained to bold, beautiful lips.
Get them for P199 each or the full set for P1,599.00 on Shopee!
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