Hiyang! Top 5 Pinoy Beauty Products
Mar30

Hiyang! Top 5 Pinoy Beauty Products

Hiyang! Top 5 Pinoy Beauty Products By Anna de Leon Pia Wurztbach bagging the Ms. Universe crown makes one wonder as to what makes the Filipina stand out among a bevy of beauties from around the world.  The answermay lie along the aisles of our groceries back home, and now even here abroad, in the beauty products that have taken care of our beauty queens, our mothers and even us growing up.  Before the likes of Likas or Hortaleza...

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Well Woman: Health Checks Every Woman Must Have
Mar30

Well Woman: Health Checks Every Woman Must Have

The Medical City Dubai’s Dr. Heidi K Regudo shares the most important health check every woman must have. BLOOD PRESSURE AND BODY MASS INDEX (BMI ) BMI is a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters. It is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health conditions such as hypertension (high blood pressure), heart disease and diabetes.According to Department of Health and Human Services on...

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Engr. Mary Jane Alvero Al Mahdi – Trailblazing Filipina
Oct09

Engr. Mary Jane Alvero Al Mahdi – Trailblazing Filipina

  It’s been four years since Engr. Mary Jane Alvero Al-Mahdi has been hailed as one of Illustrado’s Women of Substance. But through all the recent accolades – her recent Emirates Woman – Visionaries Award, the Bagong Bayani, her inclusion in the 100 Most Influential Filipinas in the World, among other commendable developments in her life. Her story remains the same – that of an empowered Filipina who...

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Dove Friends at Illustrado Day of Sisterhood
May08

Dove Friends at Illustrado Day of Sisterhood

Look who’s friends with Dove! Illustrado threw a community event for Filipinas from all walks of life in the UAE on the 6th of April 2012 at the Almas Tower, Jumeirah Lake Towers area, Dubai.  Dubbed the Day of Sisterhood (DOS), the day affair dedicated to celebrating “Pinay power” saw a gathering of 400 Filipinas who came together for a whole day of learning and bonding. Seen here are Dove Friends celebrating their...

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WOS 2012: Joy – Rowena Gungon Niduaza, A Voice for Gratitude
Apr05

WOS 2012: Joy – Rowena Gungon Niduaza, A Voice for Gratitude

Story by Lalaine Chu-Benitez Photography: Eros Goze Hair and Make-Up: Frankie Melendez   Rowena Gungon Niduaza brought pride to the Filipino community when she won the Toastmaster Competition in the UAE in 2005. That win took her to Jordan where she competed with winners from all over the Middle East.  There, she ultimately took the top prize, and became the first Middle East representative to the 2005 Toastmasters International...

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