Who says quality can’t be affordable? Direct your attention to these steals that are too good and true.
Just like for the face, we realized that BB creams would do wonders for the body. It hides imperfections, whitens, color-corrects and mimics your natural skin tone! Plus the spray format can’t be beat. —CRISTALLE HENARES-PITT, Managing Director, Belo Essentials BELO Intensive Whitening BB Body Cream Spray, P399, leading supermarkets
Everyone should get into the guitar-strap trend seen on a number of runway shows. The best thing about them is that they’re removable, so you can replace them with other designs in-store. We have at least five designs you can choose from. Whether braided, reversible, embellished or printed, they will add dimension to your outfit. We also highlighted the big grommet trend here, which is a definite bonus! —JEUNE SAN JUAN, Marketing Associate, SM Accessories Guitar-strap bags, P599/each, SM ACCESSORIES, SM Makati
A personalized notebook from the International Fine Paper Exchange or IFEX bar (a source of stationery, arts and craft materials) will make you stand out from everyone else. Combine the sheets and covers to your liking and have your name or a special message embossed on it for that extra touch. —XANDRA RAMOS-PADILLA, Managing Director, National Bookstore Notebook, starts at P137, NATIONAL BOOKSTORE, Glorietta 1
H&M just introduced its dinnerware collection to complete your dining experience at home. Not only can you easily mix and match for an exciting setup, but prices start at P99, which is something people are usually surprised to discover. —NIKKI VERZO, Studio Manager, H&M Philippines Plates, P99/each, H&M HOME, H&M, SM Makati
It’s a common misconception that you have to spend a lot to get the best quality. Bench Body Active offers activewear with Cool Emit technology, a fast-drying, high-tech fabric, giving you a more dry and comfortable workout. —KRISTINE LIM, AVP, Brand Marketing, Bench Body Active sports bra, P299, BENCH, SM Megamall