close

follow us on

The Beauty Beat: Here's What's New in Beauty

Two local brands drop fresh collections, a most-awaited hair tool arrives in Manila, and the leading health and beauty retailer reopens

GRWM Drops Your Newest Skin BFF

GRWM Cosmetics—a powerhouse in the F-beauty scene—welcomes the second half of 2024 with a big launch: SPF BFF. It is a broad spectrum sunscreen that provides SPF50 + PA ++++, UVA, and UVB protection. It contains skin-loving ingredients like glycerin, heartleaf extract, niacinamide, adenosine, and panthenol that address several skin concerns from hyperpigmentation to redness. The formula of SPF BFF promises to be lightweight and hydrating with no white cast and is non-sticky. SPF BFF is now available via Shopee and Lazada. —Olivia Estrada

540x540
GRWM Cosmetics SPF BFF


Leading personal care brand FRESH launches KBEAUTYLAND

Recently, we witness the launch of a collection of makeup and beauty tools inspired by the K-Beauty trends of today. The launch also introduces TikTok star Teree Daisuke as the face of the collection. KBEAUTYLAND includes Mattifying Skin Tint, Skin Mattifying Setting Powder, Blush Bomb Cream Stick, Blush Bomb Powder Duo, Precision Pout Liquid Matte Lipstick, and Eyebrow Definer 3-in-1 Pen. Beauty tools include Face Sculpting Gua Sha, Makeup Mixing Palette, Mini Finger Puff, and Oil Control Volcanic Roller. The best part? All KBEAUTYLAND products are below PHP200, delivering quality items at an affordable price point. Partnered with this launch is FRESH SCENTLAB: a line of mood-boosting premium fragrance mist with 8% fragrance oil, guaranteed to last up to 8 hours. You can choose a favorite or get all four: Amethyst, Pink Blossom, Cloud Puff, and Hello Her. FRESH is available exclusively at Watsons and SM Beauty. —Olivia Estrada

540x540
Teree Daisuke x FRESH


Dyson Airstrait is finally in the Philippines

Dyson held a 3-day workshop and product testing at SM Megamall recently. Invited guests and mall goers alike got to try the newest addition to their hair tool line: the Airstrait. It’s an innovative wet to dry hair straightener that utilizes air instead of hot plates so there’s zero heat damage to the hair.


On Day 1, Celebrity Stylist Suyen Salazar styled Ms. Universe Philippines 2019 Gazini Ganados, and was hosted by Christine Jacob Sandejas, day 2, Celebrity Hairstylist Paul Nebres did Miss Universe 2018, Catriona Gray and Beauty and Lifestyle Influencer Sofia Jharling, and was hosted by Ria Tanjuatco-Trillo, and lastly, on day 3, Celebrity Hairstylist Renz Pangilinan did a demo on GMA Artist Rain Matienzo, Bea Fabregas was the host.


Dyson experts were also present during the 3-day event. Chris Boon, Dyson’s Engineering Manager joined on Day 1 while Dyson Design Engineer, Claire Pascual, joined on Day 2 and 3. The Dyson Airwrap comes in two color ways: Prussian Blue and Rich Copper, both retailing at P33,900. You can purchase the Airstrait on their website or at a Dyson physical store in select malls. —Chin Ann Obiedo




Watsons makes its big comeback to the SM Mall of Asia

Leading health and beauty retailer Watsons found its way back to the main mall of the SM Mall of Asia after renovating to unveil elevated interiors, dynamic store features, and an extensive lineup of local and foreign brands! Apart from the new Self-Checkout stations, enjoy features such as the Watsons Sustainable Choices section (with refillable options), Pharmacy, Beauty Zone, Click & Collect Express, hologram store decor, and way more. 


“Our big comeback in SM Mall of Asia is a testament to Watsons' promise and continuous efforts to improve our service and empower customers to look good, do good, and feel great," said Jared De Guzman, Watsons’ Customer Director.  "We invite everyone to discover the elevated Watsons at the SM Mall of Asia, Main Mall and experience immersive shopping and excellent services to help you fulfil any health or beauty needs," De Guzman added.

540x540
Watsons Mall of Asia
540x540
Watsons Council of Influencers

Visit the new Watsons concept store at the Level 1, North Main Mall, SM Mall of Asia


How to Turn Your Skincare Routine Into a Ritual

RELATED STORY:

How to Turn Your Skincare Routine Into a Ritual

Metro Gift Guide 2024: Father's Day Grooming & Manpering Picks

RELATED STORY:

Metro Gift Guide 2024: Father's Day Grooming & Manpering Picks