The Fade Trend | Head&Shoulders

I’ve always had the usual long in front hairstyle, a little longer in the sides too for some balance. Never really had a name for it, just asked my barber to clean it up and give some style and shape. This time around though I asked for something different, I recently saw the “Fade” hairstyle on “OFF THE PAGES” (https://www.youtube.com/offthepagesphilippines) and the particular style has become increasingly trendy and I thought I’d give it a go -with my personal spin on it of course. Still a little bit of length in the front (some habits are harder to break than …

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Most Advanced Selfie | Vivo V5 Plus Launch

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Had a great time at the very exciting launch of the Vivo V5 Plus at SM Mall of Asia Atrium. Touted as the best selfie phone, the Vivo V5 Plus boasts dual front-facing cameras: a 20MP (Sony IMX376 sensor with f/2.0 aperture) + 8MP combo. On the software side, Vivo’s “Moonlight Glow” flash which highlights your face and the “Bokeh” effect which blurs the background to bring emphasis to the subject (ie: you!) was also demonstrated by the numerous male and female models taking -you guessed it, selfies. The Vivo V5 Plus features a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of …

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True Wireless | Samsung Gear IconX

Tangled wires, snagged earphones, and forgetting to charge your current pair of Bluetooth earphones? Not a very good start to a killer workout or a PR smashing run. Everything adds up, and efficiency isn’t something that happens by accident. It’s a testament of good planning, smart design, and how well-suited to the task your devices are. Presenting the Samsung Gear IconX, arguably the best true wireless earphones in the market today. This Lilliputian pair not only lets you listen to your favorite tunes or answer calls, but it also features a fitness tracker, voice assistance, and splash resistance with its …

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Unleash Yourself | Samsung Gear Fit2

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Shoes, shorts, bike computer, helmet, sunglasses, GPS watch etc, etc. Quite the checklist to get ready for a weekend ride in Nuvali! Now the items mentioned have to be rounded up to make your ride possible, sure you can make do with some but the perfectionist and competitive nature in you needs to have metrics, measurements, and stats! How else are you going to share it on your social media networks if it isn’t recorded? Seriously though, progress is gained through steady consistent effort. Those fitness gains can then be jettisoned or fast tracked with being correctly and accurately measured. …

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Purposeful NYC Trip | Justin Bieber in Madison Square Garden

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Get on a plane to NYC, and watch Justin Bieber in Madison Square Garden for his Purpose tour. Sounds a little far-fetched as I was sorting through books/clearing out space in my newly moved in condo when I suddenly got the call! I couldn’t believe it at first, jaw still dropped I answered a quick “Yes, yes, G!” Haha. Truth be told is that I’ve been a fan Justin’s new sound -Skrillex produced and elements of tropical house mixed with a synthesized current of R&B. I was excited, I’ve never been to a Justin Bieber concert let alone in Madison …

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Philharmonic Orchestra Sendoff | Smart Infinity

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Smart Infinity, the most premium postpaid brand of Smart—known to bring international Broadway productions like “Les Miserables,” “Chicago,” “Cats,” “Mama Mia,” The Phantom of the Opera,” and “Wicked” to Manila—is now bringing local talents to the international stage as it supports Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO)’s performance at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York. “Smart Infinity has been bringing international Broadway musicals to the local audience; it’s high time we help bring local talents to the international stage because we know that our talents are world class as well,” said Julie Carceller, head of Smart Infinity and Smart’s Multi-Segment Marketing …

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Denimlab | Sandara x Penshoppe

I love denim. Raw denim, washed denim, blue denim, bleached denim, acid-washed denim, it’s just one of those things you can’t live without. The fabric is synonymous as synonymous with cowboys and railroad workers as it is with rockstars and rebels, it is no wonder that a type of intrinsic style, attitude, and coolness imbues it’s wearer once worn. I was invited by Jeff Bascon, who heads Penshoppe’s direction and I must say I’m glad I made the trip as I saw the latest styles that will for sure be your summer staples very soon. Joyce Pring hosted with her …

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Summer Colors and Petals | Rustan's Sunset Party

Rustan’s had a sunset party entitled Summer Colors and Petals, featuring different top tier brands showcasing their summer colors in Rockwell, I was wondering where exactly the event would be since I wasn’t all too familiar with the place save for the actual mall. Sunset party, where could this be? Fast forward to entering a narrow corridor, greeted with sincere smiles (Hi Visions PR!) and led into a full fledged summer garden party -albeit indoors and airconditioned but it really felt like the best of indoor and outdoor worlds. I had arrived with one of my blogger friends Paul, who seemed a …

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