Miracle broth, a skin care secret

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 05:45 p.m.

HALF a century ago, aerospace physicist Dr. Max Huber suffered extreme burns following a laboratory accident. At that time, neither medicine nor science had the answers to solve his problem. This compelled him to develop something to transform his skin. He harvested kelp—known for its regenerative abilities—and combined it with vitamins and minerals, oils and other natural ingredients.

The Beauty Enthusiast: Loving the “Lob”

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 05:44 p.m.

I'M trying to be more conscious about having my hair cut regularly. As I wrote previously, I let six months pass between my last two haircuts—literally too long! It’s been nearly three months now since my last cut, and my hair seems to have grown quite a bit since then. So now, I’m wondering if I should try an actual lob instead of shoulder-length hair.

Matteo describes Sarah as ‘a future Cebuana’

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 05:43 p.m.

THE third floor of the expansion portion of the Ayala Center Cebu, particularly in the area where the recently opened branch of La Vie Parisienne is located, was abuzz with excited conversations from the crowd dominated by women.

It was immediately noticeable that most of those gathered there were dressed for an important occasion. Madame Amparito Lhuillier, the owner, was busy attending to the guests when I arrived at almost 6 p.m. last Friday.

Destination: Hokkaido

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 06:55 p.m.

AFTER my fourth visit to Tokyo three years ago, I thought to myself that I was “done” with Japan. Having made the rounds of the “must see” places in the city and its outskirts, and having made a trip to the legendary Mt. Fuji as well as to faraway Kyoto, I didn’t think there was much more to discover in Japan.

Utzurrum: Of posh resorts and fab flip-flops

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 06:52 p.m.

DEFINITELY continuing to make a benchmark in our Queen City’s lifestyle, fine dining and events scene is the emergence of Azure Beach Club, the Crimson Group’s flagship restaurant in Mactan.

Azure Beach Club takes guests to a higher level of elegant ambience, contemporary fun and chic atmosphere right by the beachfront! The area has been meticulously and tastefully designed to conform to the charm and natural beauty of the ideal location.

Fetalvero: A chat between the living and the dead

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 06:50 p.m.

WHAT happens when the living and the dead co-exist in the most bizarre situation? We have just observed “All Souls’ Day,” and once again TV news reports featured our less fortunate brothers and sisters who chose the burying grounds or final resting places of the dead to establish their informal settling.

The laser tag experience

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 05:55 p.m.

THE LASER TAG experience is finally here in Metro Cebu. So it took quite some time for a recreational facility as such to get here (the first one in the country reportedly opened in 2008 in Metro Manila). But does that really matter? People who get to play it for the first time are in for a fun treat, and folks who have probably played it somewhere else may want to give it a few rounds for old times’ sake.

Fast Fact

Vintage race: First ever ‘Tour de Cebu’ launched

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 05:54 p.m.

Get your engines ready! A parade of classic elegance and vintage beauties is hitting the road next month. Happening for the first time in the Queen City of the South is “Tour de Cebu” on Dec. 5 to 7. The official announcement was made during a press conference on Nov. 6 at Irie Gastropubliko in Asiatown I.T. Park in Lahug, Cebu City.

Recent developments on green tea

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 05:53 p.m.

Aromatic plants bestow | No spicy fragrance while they grow; But crush’d or trodden to the ground, | Diffuse their balmy sweets around. (Olver Goldsmith, The Captivity, Act I)

Around town

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 05:51 p.m.

856 G Gallery is hosting a cocktail reception on Nov. 20, 6 p.m. for Charles Lahti, printmaker from New York. Venue is the gallery premises at Business Walls, 856 A.S.Fortuna St., Banilad, Cebu City.

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