I think I've written a lot of articles about how to effective remove scars in my five years of writing about men's grooming. Why am I still doing it? coz I want to help you guys be updated with the latest skincare technologies and products that can improve your skin, even my skin effectively. That's why I'm really excited to share my latest (super effective) discovery to y'all.

I know we are all familiar with the power of laser in removing deep acne scars, dark spots and discolouration. Laser definitely can guarantee you fast results in just two to three session, but it can cost you a lot of money in just one session. Laser treatment can effectively lessen your acne scars, blemishes, wrinkles, minimize pores and improve the overall texture of your face. Personally, I prefer spending on services that really works rather than on those beauty products where you'll never know if it will works on you or not, just like gambling. But with laser treatments, you don't have to gamble or take those risks, coz it perfectly deliver the results you wanted.



So few weeks ago, I was invited by SkinHouse Beauty and Laser Clinic to try out their treatments and services. To be honest, I was kinda hesitant in the first place coz it might be just another beauty clinic that performs the same treatments yet the results are kinda unsatisfying. But I was wrong. SkinHouse Laser removed all my doubts and promised me that they will deliver quality service and amazing results. In fact, they did.


Let's discuss first the interior of their clinic, y'all know how fascinated I am with beautiful interiors. I was so shocked the first time I entered their clinic, coz it doesn't look like your ordinary beauty clinic. This place looks so posh and dainty, their interior is well curated, the lighting is amazing and the overall ambiance is so pampering. The colors are very tasteful and relaxing to the eyes, what every customers needed. Overall the look and vibe of the clinic is amazing, you can instantly feel the calmness once step inside the door.



Now for the treatment that I chose (well they chose it for me coz I think my face needs it) their RevLite Laser treatment.

Revlite is a revolutionary aesthetic medical laser that is an effective solution non ablative skin resurfacing. This includes treatments for wrinkles and acne scar reduction, treatment of epidermal and dermal pigmented lesions, fine hair removal, and treatment of vascular lesions. The laser used in the Revlite Treatment system improves overall skin texture by constricting enlarged pores, promoting collagen formation and dissolving deposited pigment.

Compared to other popular laser treatments (fraxel, pixel, fractional) Revlite Laser doesn't have a downtime unlike the other laser treatments where the downtime usually lasts for weeks. With Revlite Laser the redness usually lasts in only just an hour. I highly recommend this treatment for people that are on-the-go and buy most of the time. 





The treatment usually lasts up to 30-45 minutes depending on the client's concerns. 

Here's how the treatment goes... 



"They did a Diamond Peel facial in my first visit. Cleaning first the face, removing blackheads, whiteheads and pimples before moving on to the RevLite Laser treatment".

Before the treatment starts, the aesthetician will gently clean your face first and apply an ice to your overall face. After that, you'll wear this eye cover to protect your eyes from the intense light during the treatment. Next, the aesthetician will now do the RevLite Laser treatment for about 30-45 minutes for the whole face. Next, the asethetician puts cold compress all over the treated area and lastly the aesthetician will apply a soothing cream all over the treated area.

I must say, the whole treatment is not that painful, but the only thing that bothers me is the extreme light passing through during the treatment even though I'm wearing an eye cover but my aesthetician told me that it's normal to feel that during the treatment.

The results and effects..

I love that my skin feels smoother, brighter and the overall texture of my face improved a lot compared before. I love that there's no downtime, it deliver fast results and the treatment is not that painful.



The cost of each treatment..

Skinhouse offers Revlite for as low as 4,000php per session. Prices may differ depending on which part of the body you are getting treated. Mine was around 7,000 Philippine peso. 


Which part of the body can I do Revlite laser..

You can do it on your face, underarm, legs and neck.


Where is SkinHouse Beauty and Laser Clinic Located..

Well they have two branches, one at Pasig and the other one at Quezon City.

Pasig Address: 8006 Pioneer St. Cornet United St. Pasig City

QC Address: 2nd Floor 170 Mayon St. near corner Retiro, Quezon City


About SkinHouse


Skin House Beauty and Laser Clinic is an advanced medical aesthetics center that offers a wide array of non-invasive cosmetic procedures. The treatments are designed to improve the appearance of the face and body for a more youthful glow.
Men and women now have options to forego surgical procedures for face lifting and body contouring. Cosmetic science has provided us with safe, non-surgical choices that deliver quick, visible and natural looking results. This is wonderful news for people with today’s busy lifestyle. The non-surgical treatment of Skin House Beauty and Laser Clinic require minimal to no recovery time allowing you to get back to your life with little interruption.
At SKIN HOUSE, the dermatologist and the medical staffs are dedicated to provide personalize service for your individual beautifying needs and concerns. Our focus is to provide results, at agreeable prices. A new face for a new day is now within your reach.

For more updates from SkinHouse Beauty and Laser Clinic
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Also SKinHouse Beauty and Laser Clinic is celebrating their 6th year Anniversarry, they're giving away awesome gift certificates each week on their Facebook and Instagram account. ❤️ 




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Acne has been one of my struggles over the past few years, the struggle of finding the perfect product for your sensitive skin is really a struggle. In the last five years, I must say that I tried all of the acne defense skin care products out there in the market, some works over a few months and some products didn't work at all (talk about wasted money).  I just couldn't find the product that can literally fight my skin problems (I'm a combo type of guy).

After a lot of research, I learned that one of the best way to fight acne is to have a healthy lifestyle. Eat right and excercise do wonders and having plenty of sleep helps your skin too. But for the on the go guys like me, having plenty of sleep is quite impossible, that's why Pond's Men is here to help us guys combat these problems.



Keeping up with the demands of a hectic lifestyle while still strutting in style is a challenge that faces men in today’s urban jungle. Whether it be that yuppie who’s working hard on his biggest project yet, or that new grad who’s only about to learn the ropes, there is no escaping the harsh environmental elements that they encounter during their daily routine. Due to the constant exposure of their skin to the city’s pollution, and the direct heat of the sun, they usually find themselves looking haggard, developing dark spots, and being more prone to acne than ever before.


The great news is that the solution to looking less haggard is within reach, thanks to Pond’s Men Energy Charge. Maintaining a fresh, revitalized look is easily achieved with this skin care line that’s powered by coffee bean extracts and cooling menthol.




Pond’s Men is the perfect complement to the urban man’s lifestyle because it is created specifically for him. Men’s skin is thicker than women’s skin, and have larger pores. And as such, has the tendency to be oilier, and more susceptible to acne.



By using Pond’s Men instead of soap, dirt, grime, and oil are removed without stripping the skin of natural lipids, making the skin smoother, whiter, and more energized.

For maximum efficacy, the Pond’s Institute recommends the following routine when using Pond’s Men:

a. CLEANSE. Use Pond’s Men Energy Charge Facial Wash to remove dead skin cells and impurities, and energize haggard looking skin.
b. MOISTURIZE. Use Pond’s Men Energy Charge Face Moisturizer to nourish, protect, and energize haggard looking skin.

With Pond’s Men Energy Charge, the urban man can look and feel confident---manic Monday or daily grind, notwithstanding. Powered with coffee bean extracts and cooling menthol, Pond’s Men will make sure he’s always looking his freshest, and very energized best.



Pond’s Men Facial Washes and Moisturizer are available at leading supermarkets, and drugstores, and the beauty sections of department stores.

Follow Pond’s Men at www.facebook.com/pondsmenph

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#GetReadyToCharge



7.18.2017

Get Energized Skin with Pond’s Men

In addition to its high-end camera features and advanced selfie tools, the Vivo V5s brandishes an elegant and sleek design with slimmer bezels and finer details, with the U-shape cover lines making the back cover look even more premium.

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No matter what's going on in your life, there always are enough reasons to celebrate. We don't always acknowledge this but there are so many things to be thankful for, from the things you've achieved to the people you have in your life. That's why I always make sure to celebrate my achievements (big or small) and acknowledging all the people who always supports and helped me in every step of the way. And what better way to celebrate it, is with a bottle of Raffa Sparkling.  

"Bottled and distributed by Emperador Distillers, Raffa Sparkling is a light and refreshing blend of white grape wine from the famed Spanish vineyards of Castilla La Mancha, sparkling water, and natural fruit juice, available in Dry and Semi-Dry variants. The Dry variant delivers clean, delicate, and aromatic hints with bold fruity notes balanced by citrus tones while the Semi-Dry is noticeably sweeter with a fruity nose. Both the Dry and Semi-Dry sparkling wines exude a bubbly effervescence adding to the sparkling wine experience".

A blend of spirit distilled strictly from white grape wine from the vineyards in Spain, sparkling water, & natural fruit and preservative. 


My beach trips isn't complete without a bottle of Raffa Sparkling, thats' why whenever I travel or go to the beach, I always bring a couple of bottles of Raffa Sparkling with me. Raffa Sparkling makes the sparkling wine experience more accessible with its light and easy flavor profile, convenient packaging, and affordable price. 



And here are 4 good reasons why you should start Celebrating Life #CELEBRATEALWAYS

  1. You will see just how great life really is. Celebrating detours depression and increases self-esteem. Once you truly believe how great your life is, and how better it can get, then you can enjoy all that God has blessed you with.
  2. It brings joy into your spirit. When your spirit is joyful, it sustains your attitude of gratitude and leaves you with a positive charge. This will affect all those around you, especially your spouse and kids.
  3. Celebrating the small victories helps you reach your larger ones. That keeps you going and pushing forward each day which then leads you down the road to your destiny. This will cause you to conquer life goals and finally obtain the dreams you have always had!
  4. It is good for your health! Celebrating is fun and fun leads to laughter. That laughter then increases your health which also has many beneficial effects on your whole body and life. So celebrating more could actually be argued to help you live a healthier more rewarding life!

Start thinking about all of the small victories you can begin to celebrate. Right now, this may not be easy because you have acclimated yourself to not recognizing them but it will get easier as you practice. Don’t be afraid to pat yourself on the back and declare that you have done a good job. Go ahead and reward yourself because you deserve it!



For more updates on Raffa Sparkling, like them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RaffaSparkling or follow the hashtags #RaffaSparkling and #CelebrateAlways on Instagram.




5.31.2017

Celebrate Life with Raffa

Whether into basketball or not, Toby’s Sports “We Got This” campaign will make one realize that there is 
no excuse not to get physically fit and healthy.

Manila, Philippines – May 23, 2017 –
Toby’s Sports, the largest multi-brand sports retailer in the Philippines, today unveiled a national campaign that underlines its aggressive pursuit to promote sports and an active lifestyle. The retail chain also officially launched its e-commerce site, a testament to its commitment to providing the best shopping experience to its customers, further solidifying its place as the sports retailer of choice for Filipinos. 

Toby’s Sports new “We Got This” video campaign highlight not only one’s physical hardships but also examines one’s mental journey to a hard-earned fitness

The new campaign, titled “We Got This,” highlights an individual’s journey to achieve success in whatever sport or fitness activity he takes on. This journey is made visual in the campaign’s centerpiece, a video that examines the mental and physical hardships—from an aching, calloused body to a state of frustration and self-doubt—upon which every success story is written.

: Complementing its new “We Got This” campaign, Toby’s Sports also launched its e-commerce site in support of every individual, athlete or not, in their goal to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.


The compelling video, which has already broken through digital channels and can be viewed at https://t.co/6tslkwXypK, provides inspiration to anyone who is planning to take on a similar journey.
“When you take on a new challenge or set a new goal for yourself in the realm of sports and fitness, you undergo several hurdles that make you want to give up. #WeGotThis is our rally cry to keep them going; to let them know that as the leader in the sports industry, Toby’s Sports is not just here to provide them with the right gear, but to also give them the support they need to succeed. Simply put, we have their backs every step of the way,” said Toby Claudio, President of Quorum International Inc., the parent company of Toby’s Sports.

Rest if you must but never quit—this is one of the core messages of Toby’s Sports new “We Got This” campaign. 


Nearing its 40th year in business, Toby’s Sports has become more than just a store, continuously building itself as an ally in fitness and sports for its millions of customers. It prides itself in having the widest selection of products in the industry, carrying a well-curated line-up of the latest footwear, apparel and equipment from the world's best brands, plus a wide portfolio of its own in-house brands that combine performance with value. 

: With its new “We Got This” campaign, Toby’s Sports encourages everyone to hold on to that rope a little tighter and not give up on their goals of achieving an active and healthy lifestyle.


This is complemented by a team of sports enthusiasts and specialists that are more than willing to share their expertise to anyone who walks inside any of its stores. Toby’s Sports also plans to actively provide its customers with opportunities where they can achieve their sports and fitness aspirations by partnering with other organizations, coaches and trainers that are dedicated to improving people’s lives through fitness.


With its new “We Got This” campaign, Toby’s Sports enjoins everyone to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle whatever sports you are into.
New e-commerce site brings Toby’s Sports closer to its customers
True to its commitment to strengthening the relationship with its customers, Toby’s Sports is extending the shopping experience well beyond mall hours with www.tobys.com – the retail chain’s e-commerce store. The new online store adds dimension to Toby’s Sports’ retail presence and distribution strategy in the country, serving as an online storefront for its ever-expanding range of products and brands, offering deals that may not be available in the physical stores. Customers can browse through product information and photos, and shop unique sizes without having to go from store to store. Customers can also enjoy the convenience of dropping off return packages via the nearest Toby’s Sports store or LBC branch.

There is no such thing as a great roadblock if one’s mind is set in swimming one’s way to greatness and fitness—this is one of the core messages of Toby’s Sports “We Got This” campaign.

 “Our e-commerce platform was completely revamped in October 2016, and we have since added multiple services to allow for a more convenient shopping experience. Officially introducing the site at the same time as the new campaign really brings the message home for us—that our dedication to our customers is unparalleled,” Claudio quipped. “With this new online store, we can now cater to their sports and fitness needs 24/7, and expand our reach to consumers located in areas in the Philippines that currently have no access to a Toby’s Sports physical store,” he concluded.
In line with the new campaign, Toby’s Sports’ online store will be giving away limited edition #WeGotThis statement shirts to its first 100 customers today.

The new campaign will be rolled out in phases with several planned activations throughout the year, with the #WeGotThis storytelling continuing at brand events, retail touch points, and various digital channels.


About Quorum Group of Companies
Quorum Group of Companies (QGC) has been at the forefront of the Philippine sports industry since its establishment in 1978. Over the course of 39 years, QGC has expanded its interests into specialty retail and distribution. QGC’s retail arm, which operates under Quorum International Inc., has four brands under its belt—Toby’s Sports, a sporting goods store; RUNNR, a running specialty store; Urban Athletics, a cutting edge sneaker and street wear store; and Move, a fitness specialty store. QGC’s distribution arm, Sports Resources Inc., is the exclusive distributor of a wide array of top international sports brands in the Philippines.

It takes a great deal of work in achieving that perfect body and active lifestyle, but Toby’s Sports “We Got This” campaign wants every individual to know that rest, focus, and dedication are just as important.


About Toby’s Sports
Toby’s Sports is the leading multi-brand sports retailer in the Philippines, having delivered the best in sports and fitness products to millions of Filipinos for 39 years. Established in 1979, Toby’s Sports is included in the Hall of Fame of Most Outstanding Retailers by the Philippine Retailers Association. Toby’s Sports, which now carries over 100,000 items from 150 trusted brands in various sports, currently operates over 50 stores across the Philippines, as well as an ecommerce store (www.tobys.com). Toby’s Sports is part of the retail arm of Quorum Group of Companies. For more information on Toby’s Sports, follow us in Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.Toby’s Sports is the leading multi-brand sports retailer in the Philippines, having served millions of Filipinos for over 38 years. Included in the Hall of Fame of Most Outstanding Retailers (awarded by the Philippine Retailers Association), Toby’s Sports continues to break new ground and ignite passion for sports throughout the country. Toby’s Sports is a member of the Quorum Group of Companies. Toby’s Sports is the leading multi-brand sports retailer in the Philippines, having served millions of Filipinos for over 38 years. Included in the Hall of Fame of Most Outstanding Retailers (awarded by the Philippine Retailers Association), Toby’s Sports continues to break new ground and ignite passion for sports throughout the country. Toby’s Sports is a member of the Quorum Group of Companies. Toby’s Sports is the leading multi-brand sports retailer in the Philippines, having served millions of Filipinos for over 38 years. Included in the Hall of Fame of Most Outstanding Retailers (awarded by the Philippine Retailers Association), Toby’s Sports continues to break new ground and ignite passion for sports throughout the country. Toby’s Sports is a member of the Quorum Group of Companies. Shipping Schedule is from Monday to Friday; 9:00 to 6:00 PM.

NOTE: Toby’s Sports and the Toby’s Sports logo are service marks of Quorum Group of Companies.


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