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Tough on the outside, soft inside

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THE SANTA FE got the best of Euro and Japanese styling to produce a more mainstream masculine look.

My hubby recently brought me a bevy of Korean beauty products which have achieved cult status all over the world. Korean beauty products barged into the limelight with the BB cream fad and have changed the landscape of the cosmetic industry, even with the stronger, more established cosmetic houses. From Chanel to Maybeline they all have followed suit with their own version of either BB or CC cream. Korean imports are taking the world by storm, from electronics, telenovelas, food, pop stars and Korean-made cars. In a short time, they have become one of the largest players in the global arena of car manufacturing.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Motoring,Photos & Videos | Read More »

V is for vibe, victory and Vios

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The author (third from left) with the Chicdriven and Makeup Test Crew: Brenda Tuason, Pia Casequin and Sheila Johnson of Trapik.com

Toyota threw a string of parties last week that would put any party-loving person in their “happy place”: the launch of the all-new Vios. Aside from their “value for money” persona, the manufacturing giant decided it wouldn’t hurt to be “fun” too.

Posted: July 17th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Motoring,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Seating pretty

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Diagram courtesy of BMW M

Most Filipino drivers are taught by their dads, uncles, brothers, manong (the family driver) who were also taught by their dads, uncles, brothers and their manong. Unlike in developed countries where driver education is part of the school curriculum and have stringent standards, Filipinos depend on the information passed on from generation to generation by auto maintenance urban myths, driving styles and bad habits.

Posted: May 21st, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Motoring,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Mud wrestling

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I WAS able to get out of the rut, with a couple of tries and ‘a call a friend’ option.

A few weeks ago I was invited by my friend Nenuka Guba, from Chrysler, to go off-roading. I paused and tried to contemplate if she was calling the right person. Although, people know me to be cowboy and up for anything (despite my husband’s violent reaction), there are things that just don’t mix with my “acquired taste” personality. And one of them is getting dirty.

Posted: February 26th, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Motoring,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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