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Review: Proactiv 60 Day Kit and Deep Cleansing Wash

I recently finished the Proactiv 60 Day Kit and I must say, I couldn’ t be any happier with the results. I have been battling with acne eversince I can remember. I have been in constant search of the perfect acne cure. I have tried a lot of acne products on my face  hoping they would do their magic  but none came close to giving me the flawless skin than  Proactiv.

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I have to say Proactiv is definitely God’s gift to women like me suffering from acne. Its combination therapy system works perfectly well in clearing my face of pimples.  I like how it is hypo-allergenic and gentle to the skin too. It doesn’t leave a stinging sensation and redness unlike the ones I previously used. It contains just the right amount of medicated solution so you wouldn’t have to worry about having adverse skin reaction after every application.

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Here are photos taken during one of my breakouts and the result after a day or two of continued use of the 3 step combination therapy kit.

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Proactiv generally stops the puss build up and inflammation by getting to the root cause, killing the bacteria and destroying its cycle. It also effectively  lightens the dark spot where pimples used to be right away.

Another Proactiv product that I like also is the Deep Cleansing Wash which is good for both face and body.  Since I love running, I often develop pimples in my body particularly around the chest where I sweat a lot. I like how it effectively eliminates pimples in this area after I start using it as a bath wash .

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Here are some pictures showing how the Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash eliminated the pimples in my chest leaving no scars after just a day or two of continued use.

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Incidentally, Proactiv has an ongoing promo right now.  You can get a free Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash if you purchase a 30 Day or 60 DayKit online using your credit card. To read more about the promo, CLICK HERE. If you want to try the Proactiv Combination Therapy kit yourself this is a good time to buy online since you’ll get the deep cleansing wash as freebie. It is like hitting two birds with one stone. Not just acne free face but acne free body as well.

Proactiv Promo Has Been Extended

Great news from Proactiv Solution, the promo “Upgrade Your Proactiv Kit and Get your Add-on at 50%-60% Discount!” has been extended until December 31, 2013. Proactiv users should take advantage of the promo as the Add-ons perfectly compliment the combination therapy kit. These extension products are all designed to further enhance the Proactiv treatment as each is suitable to your own personal needs.

The Add Ons

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If you want a no shine face, Proactiv Solution Daily Oil Control in 50 ml can do the magic for you. Considered as a dramatic breakthrough in skin care, this is the only product that allows the skin to balance its own natural oil levels thereby keeping excess oil in check.
Original Price: Php 899
New Price, as an Add-on to your Proactiv 30-day kit: Php 449.5o.  Best Price, as an Add-on to your Proactiv 60-day kit: Php 359.60

 

Proactiv SolutionFor those with dry skin, the perfect moisturizer is no doubt this featherlight Green Tea Moisturizer which comes in 30 ml bottle. It is designed to deliver deep hydration to dry and tired skin. It is formulated with concentrated botanical extracts and powerful antioxidants that leave skin feeling healthy and refreshed.
Original Price: Php 1,099
New Price, as an Add-on to your Proactiv 30-day kit: Php549.50
Best Price, as an Add-on to your Proactiv 60-day kit:  Php439.60

 

Proactiv SolutionThose who would like some anti aging while fighting acne would benefit from the 30 ml Proactiv Solution Clarifying Night Cream.  It is a skin clarifying pore treatment that combines acne fighting salicylic acid with retinol’s powerful anti-aging benefits. It is the perfect night cream for acne-prone skin.  Salicylic acid is proven to remove most acne blemishes and prevents new breakouts while Retinol  improves the clarity of the skin and reduces appearance of fine lines. It’s the perfect night cream for acne-prone skin.Original Price: Php 1,199. New Price, as an Add-on to your Proactiv 30-day kit: Php 599.50. Best Price, as an Add-on to your Proactiv 60-day kit: Php 479.60

Proactiv SolutionFor those who love the outdoors, the light and oil free Daily Protection plus Sunscreen in 118 ml will always come in handy. It  protects the skin from harmful UV rays. Known for its patented micro sponge technology, this daily protection not only shields you from the sun but helps ansorb extra oil as well.
Original Price: Php 1,099
New Price, as an Add-on to your Proactiv 30-day kit: Php 549.50 Best Price, as an Add-on to your Proactiv 60-day kit: Php 439.60

 

Proactiv SolutionIf you want a moisturizing suncreen though to help keep your oily skin hydrated, balanced, and healthy, try the  Proactiv Solution Oil Free Moisture with SPF 15.  It comes in a 50 ml bottle and is designed to provide moisture without added oil.  This lotion also offers protection from harmful UVA and UVB rays that may age and damage skin.
Original Price: Php 1,099
New Price, as an Add-on to your Proactiv 30-day kit: Php 549.50
Best Price, as an Add-on to your Proactiv 60-day kit: Php 439.60

How the Promo Works

If you purchase a Proactiv kit (60-day or 30-day kit) at participating outlets you have the option to upgrade their kits with an additional Proactiv product at 50% discount (if purchase is 30-day kit) or 60% discount (if purchase is 60-day kit).  Promo is ongoing until December 31, 2013, under FDA Permit No. 1229 s 2013.

How to Avail

This promo is valid only within Philippine territory. Customers can place their order at any of the participating outlets:

  1. Proactiv Online Shopping Cart: http://my.proactiv.com.ph(If browser doesn’t work, simply add www at the beginning).  Choose the upgrade prior to completion of the online transaction.
  2. Proactiv Door to Door Delivery Hotlines:

  The friendly Customer Service Representatives will be glad to assist you.

Why Take Advantage of the Promo

Getting these amazing products at 50%-60% is a deal too good to pass up.  I am a Proactiv user myself and I can honestly say that it is the only acne treatment that works effectively in controlling my pesky pimples.  I highly recommend these Add Ons as they are designed to work perfectly well with the Combination Therapy Kit. So what are you waiting for, head over to the nearest store, log on at the proactiv website, or call the hotline and start building your Proactiv skincare regimen so you’ll get that perfectly healthy skin in no time.

Proactiv Solutions’ Combination Therapy

In case you are wondering what the big fuss about Proactiv Solution’s all about, let me tell you that it is the world’s no. 1 Anti-Acne treatment in the market today.  Even Hollywood A-listers can attest to that.  Though I am not a hollywood celebrity, everytime I use Proctiv Solution’s Combinattion Therapy on my skin, I feel like one.

Proactiv Solutions was developed by Stanford-trained dermatologists, Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields in 1995. They were the ones who pioneered the Combination Therapy, the revolutionary acne management system that made Proactiv Solution the most effective treatment for acne today. Recognizing that the chronic acne process is so complex, they developed a combination of acne medicine and skin-care ingredients which when used in a particular sequence is proven to clear skin of pimples and blemishes, and prevent future breakouts.

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Since I’ve been under a lot of stress lately and my hormones have completely gone haywire, my acne is back with a vengeance.  Good thing that Proaciv recently sent a  60 Day Kit which I have started using. In two weeks time, my face has completely cleared out of acne. It is that fast acting. I still do get the occasional pimple sprout but since I’ve been using Proactiv, it quickly dries up. Proactiv stops the puss build up and inflammation right away since it gets to the root cause by killing the bacteria and destroying its cycle. I easily get scars and dark marks on my face after a bout of pimples too but since I started using Proactiv Solution again, the scars and blemishes left by my pimples are not as visibly marked as when I was using other anti-acne treatment. I  like how it effectively lightens the dark spot where the pimple used to be right away. I also love touching my face (though I know I shouldn’t) lately after each wash.  I like how the microcrystal prescription-grade benzoyl peroxide makes my skin smooth and squeaky clean to touch.

Here’s a step by step guide in using Proactiv Solution’s Combination Therapy which are available in 30-Day and 60-Day Kits:

1. The Proactiv Renewing Cleanser (Step 1) and the Proactiv Revitalizing Toner (Step 2) works by removing dead skin cells, ensuring that the pores don’t get clogged.
2. The Proactiv Revitalizing Toner (Step 2) removes excess oils too, eliminating food for bacteria.
3. The Proactiv Renewing Cleanser (Step 1) and the Proactiv Repairing Treatment (Step 3) kills the bacteria and prevent proliferation
4. The Free Refining Mask helps reduce the inflammation and swelling.

If you are suffering from acne like me, I encourage you to try Proactiv Solution’s Combination Therapy, I promise you you won’t regret it. It is that confident that in giving you the smooth, clear skin that you so wanted that it offers a Money Back Guarantee just it case you are not happy with it. To know more about Proactiv or to purchase the kits online, visit http://my.proactiv.com.ph now!

Understanding Acne and It’s Cure

Back when I was a gangly, pimpled face teenager, I thought acne was a just a natural consequence of the monthly period growing up process. Information about acne was scarce back then and treatment costs a fortune. And so I just resigned myself to the fact that I would be stuck  with these spots on my face forever. Teenagers and adults (including me of course) burdened with Acne need not fret what with all the information and affordable treatments that are available in the market now.

In case you’re wondering what exactly is acne and what would be the best treatment for it, here’s a quick guide from Proactiv Solution.

An acne blemish begins approximately 2-3 weeks before it appears on the skin’s surface. So while it may seem like you get a pimple overnight, what you’re actually seeing is the final stage of a much longer process. It starts in your sebaceous hair follicles – the tiny holes you know as pores. Deep within each follicle, your sebaceous glands are working to produce sebum, the oil that keeps your skin moist and pliable. As your skin renews itself, the old cells die, mix with your skin’s natural oils, and are sloughed off. Under normal circumstances, these cells are shed gradually, making room for fresh new skin.

Dead skin cells may block the pores, resulting to over-accumulation of oil underneath. Bacteria that live on the skin naturally begin to grow and multiply in this site, triggering an inflammatory response causing a red, angry pore that we see as pimple already at the tail-end of the acne formation process.

I’ve tried dozens of acne medications and even sought medical treatments for it but so far the only one that worked best for me is Proactiv Solution. Other treatments are reactive. They spot-treat pimples only when they are visible and inflamed, an indication that they are already at the tail end of the acne formation process. These treatments often leave scars or dark marks, and do nothing to prevent future breakouts. Proactiv Solution’s Combination Therapy prevents acne at the root cause and destroys the acne cycle. Here’s a step by step guide.

1. The Proactiv Renewing Cleanser (Step 1) and the Proactiv Revitalizing Toner (Step 2) works by removing dead skin cells, ensuring that the pores don’t get clogged.
2. The Proactiv Revitalizing Toner (Step 2) removes excess oils too, eliminating food for bacteria.
3. The Proactiv Renewing Cleanser (Step 1) and the Proactiv Repairing Treatment (Step 3) kills the bacteria and prevent proliferation
4. The Free Refining Mask helps reduce the inflammation and swelling.

What I like about Proactiv is that it contains only 2.5% benzoyl peroxide, a safe and effective concentration which makes it OK for daily use and may be applied to the whole face. With Proactiv’s Advanced Microcrystal technology, eradicating bacteria is faster and gentler than common spot treatments. Spot treatment is the most commonly used method of treating acne because these are cheap, easy to apply, and more often than not promises miracle cure overnight. These products mostly contain high concentration benzoyl peroxide at 5% or 10% which although kills acne bacteria, may result to redness or irritation as well. These products may also cause hyper pigmentation (dark acne marks).

I have at some point been given topical medications to control my acne. The problem with it is it needs close doctor supervision since long term use of antibiotics in general may cause bacterial resistance – making the person “immune” to the benefits of the active ingredient.
Another good thing about Proactiv Solution is that it will never have bacterial resistance because it does not contain an antibiotic, but rather an anti-microbial agent. It is safe for long term use for the treatment and prevention of acne.

When acne is severe, dermatologists sometimes prescribe oral drugs like isotretinoin or hormonal pills. Though I didn’t have to go to that extent, thank God! Studies show that although these methods are extremely effective for severe cases, there are side effects that make experts think  if the benefits really do far outweigh the cost. For example, there were reports in 2010 linking suicidal tendencies and psychotic behaviors among acne patients on isotretinoin. Hormonal pills, which are mainly indicated as a contraceptive sometimes causes water retention, weight gain, mood swings, and in the long run, even breast cancer. Proactiv Solution does not have these side effects.

I have also bore the brunt of painful acne injections in my never ending quest to control my acne. Recently, The Philippine Dermatological Society is campaigning for awareness among Filipinos to patronize only the services of highly qualified doctors, and not to be too trusting of attendants who may not have the proper training and experience to do this. This type of procedure is extremely painful, and when done by inexperienced hands, may cause scars for life. And because acne is a cyclical condition, recurring acne imposes recurring painful injections.

I have found the perfect cure for acne with Proactiv Solution because it is gentle on the skin. My journey to clear skin need not be painful what with the advanced micronized benzoyl peroxide and ingredients designed by Doctors Katie Rodan and Kathy Fields.

The promise of acne’s miracle cure comes in different shapes, sizes, and prices. It doesn’t have to be designer packs that costs Php 10,000 in expensive clinics. Proactiv Solution is the world’s number 1 anti-acne treatment because it does not only effectively cures acne but it is cost effective too! Millions of customers worldwide can testify to this including Hollywood superstars. Since it is confident that it can give you the skin you want, it dares you to try it risk free – you get your money back if you’re not happy.

So what are you waiting for, try Proactiv Solution now!:)

Winner: Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash

Thank you to those who joined the giveaway. I used random.org to pick the winner for this giveway because I want the universe (or is it cyberspace) to intervene. I am so glad that the universe or in that case the cyberspace chose the winner’s name because her answer to my question tugged at my heartstrings. I once felt the same way when I was in my tween years too. I hope the Deep Cleansing Wash will do the trick and give her the super glow that you get only when your face is flawlessly smooth and pimple free!

So without further ado,  here’s the result of the random.org raffle.

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Congratulations Kim! Please message me your complete name, address, and contact no. :)

 

 

 

Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash + A Giveaway

I am on my second week now of using the Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash and I’ve never been happier and more satisfied with my skin. Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash is a medicated wash that can be use all over the body particularly in areas prone to acne like back, shoulders, and face.

Since I don’t often get that much pimples on my body, thank God! I use the Deep Cleansing Wash mostly on my face especially after my morning or afternoon run. I like how it leaves me feeling refreshed and clean. I usually put a pinch size on my index fingers and gently rub it on my face particularly in my cheeks and chin areas where pimples usually grow.

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Thanks to the mild exfoliating beads that work to remove dead skin cells, my face is noticeably soft and smooth to touch eversince I started using this product. My skin blemishes and scars appear to have lightened also after only a week of continued use due to the Salicylic Acid in its formulation. I had less pimples as well as it works to unclog pores and reduce oiliness thereby preventing future breakouts. I like letting it stay on my face for a couple of minutes too since the gentle botanicals, Oleifera Seed Extract and Aloe Barbadensis Gel, give that soothing and refreshing feel.

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I am very careful with what I put on my face, in fact I am very particular with the brand that I will use. I am happy to share though that the Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash sits well on my skin. I don’t feel any dryness, peeling, itch or sting during and after use. It is in fact so gentle that I let my 12 year old daughter use it as well since she is getting breakouts ever since her period started. Surprisingly, her face has cleared out too.

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Incidentally, Proactiv has a new promo for customers who will purchase a Proactiv 30 Day Kit or Proactiv 60 Day Kit using their Credit Card at my.proactiv.com.ph. During the promo period, customers who use their credit card will automatically receive 1 unit of FREE 4oz Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash. The freebie will be delivered together with the order.

To Avail:

  1. Visit http://my.proactiv.com.ph and register to have an online account with Proactiv and to be able to place an order online. (In case the link doesn’t work on your browser, please do add the www)
  2. Order either a Proactiv 30 Day Kit or Proactiv 60 Day Kit and settle the payment using your CREDIT CARD. An email of your transaction will be emailed to you confirming the credit card purchase.
  3. You will receive your order plus the FREE Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash within established delivery lead times.

I highly recommend that you try the Proactiv Deep Cleasning Wash especially if you are prone to acne like me. You can avail of their fantastic deal now at their website or join my giveaway for a chance to win one 4 oz (120 ml) Deep Cleansing Wash and cosmetic bag from Proactiv Solution. To join the giveaway, just follow these simple steps:

  • Like Proactiv in facebook.
  • Like Blancnotes in facebook.
  • Follow Blancnotes in twitter
  • Tweet about this giveaway by sharing: @blancnotes is giving away Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash and cosmetic bag. Join now @friend1 @friend2 . http://goo.gl/u9vkg #proactiv ” (don’t forget to properly tag Blancnotes)
  • Share this giveaway on your facebook status with the following message: “@Proactiv and @Blancnotes are giving away Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash and cosemtic bag. Join now @friend1, @friend2, and @friend3. Giveaway ends on May 31! #proactiv #blancnotes” (Don’t forget to properly tag proactiv, Blancnotes, and your 3 friends.)
  • Answer this question using the comment box below, “Why do you want to win the Deep Cleansing Wash from Proactiv?” Don’t forget to include your complete name, email add, URL of your facebook and twitter posts and your city.

Winner will be chosen randomly. What are you waiting for, kiss acne goodbye with the Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash.

 

Proactiv Promo: Pay Using Your Credit Card and Get a Free 4oz Deep Cleansing Wash

If you have been  lurking here at Blancnotes long enough then you probably know by now how I struggled with acne before .  If  there’s one product though that I highly recommend to effectively control this, it is Proactiv. It is the only skincare line I’ve tried and trusted so far since it never fails to put a stop on those pesky pimples from sprouting like mushrooms on my face. My friends who’ve tried Proactiv swear by this product also. They credit Proactiv for their pimple free and glowing skin as well.

For those of you who are not aware yet, Proactiv® Solution is the Number 1 Anti Acne system in the world.  It is manufactured by US-based company Guthy-Renker. It contains the only American-made, prescription-grade advanced microcrystal benzoyl peroxide that no other products have.

Proactiv Solutions was developed by Stanford-trained dermatologists, Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields in 1995. It actually took  them almost 5 years to develop the winning formulas, source the superior ingredients and perfect the manufacturing processes.  This explains why Proactiv is the only uniquely  effective acne treatment system that we have today.

Proactiv is a Combination Therapy Kit. Combination Therapy is the revolutionary acne management system pioneered, and trademarked, by Drs. Rodan and Fields. They recognized that the chronic acne process is so complex, with numerous factors at play.  They believed that maintaining a smooth, clear complexion required a combination of acne medicines and skin-care ingredients which should be used in a particular sequence .

Proactiv® 3-Step System ingredients include benzoyl peroxide to kill acne-causing bacteria; glycolic acid and other exfoliants to reduce excess oil and dead skin cells; and natural botanicals to soothe skin. Additionally, the Refining Mask features antibacterial sulfur which speeds healing as it calms the skin.

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Step 1: Proactiv Renewing Cleanser. The Renewing Cleanser cleanses and gently exfoliates with tiny, non abrasive round polyethylene beads to remove dirt, excess oil and dead skin cells that can clog pores. Its mild concentration (2.5%) of advanced microcrystal prescription-grade benzoyl peroxide kills acne-causing bacteria, while chamomile extract and other soothing ingredients help keep skin balanced and hydrated.
Step 2: Proactiv Revitalizing Toner. This refreshing, alcohol-free toner helps remove impurities and excess oil so your skin looks and feels clean, soft and refreshed — not tight and dried out. Soothing botanical agents gently balance your skin tone.
Step 3: Proactiv Repairing Treatment.  The repairing acne treatment is a feather-light medicated treatment that gets deep into clogged pores faster but is designed to be gentler on the skin. It’s an oil-free formula that’s safe for your entire face.
FREE Refining Mask. The Refining Mask is formulated with sulfur, a proven acne-fighting ingredient that reaches deep into pores where blemishes begin.

Incidentally, Proactiv has a new promo for customers who will purchase a Proactiv 30 Day Kit or Proactiv 60 Day Kit using their Credit Card at my.proactiv.com.ph.  During the promo period, customers who use their credit card will automatically receive 1 unit of FREE 4oz Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash. The freebie will be delivered together with the order.

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To Avail:

  1. Visit http://my.proactiv.com.ph and register to have an online account with Proactiv and to be able to place an order online. (In case the link doesn’t work on your browser, please do add the www)
  2. Order either a Proactiv 30 Day Kit or Proactiv 60 Day Kit and settle the payment using your CREDIT CARD. An email of your transaction will be emailed to you confirming the credit card purchase.
  3. You will receive your order plus the FREE Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash within established delivery lead times.

Terms and Conditions for the Free Product:

  1. The Free Proactiv Deep Cleansing Wash with market value of Php 650 is not convertible to cash and or to other Proactiv products.
  2. The “Pay Using Your Credit Card and Get a Free 4oz Deep Cleansing Wash” promo is not valid in conjunction with other ongoing promotions of Proactiv Online Shopping Cart. Anyone who already availed of the ongoing “Upgrade Your Kit Promo” or other online-related promos (http//my.proactiv.com.ph) is not eligible for the free product.
  3. Should the customer decide to avail of Proactiv’s Standard Money Back Guarantee, the free Deep Cleansing Wash bottle must also be returned to Top American Products Solution together with the pack for refund. Otherwise, the refund value entitled to the customer will be deducted by the market value of the free item which is Php 650.
  4. One free item is given per eligible credit card transaction.

Isn’t this too good a deal to pass up?! Deep Cleansing medicated body wash fights acne on your back, chest & shoulders – everywhere! It is ideal for people with acne all over the body especially in shoulders, chest and back. Its main ingredients are 2 % Salicylic Acid which is excellent in healing and preventing acne break outs, and gentle botanicals  such as Camelia Oleifera Seed Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Gel that soothe and heal skin

Deep Cleansing Body Wash  helps in exfoliating dead skin cells and pore-clogging oil and impurities. It cleans and refreshes your skin. It also prevents future breakouts and is formulated to clear blemishes on the ENTIRE body. It’s great to leave in the shower and use on your face, chest and back after exercising.

What are you waiting for, log on and start using your credit card at http://my.proactiv.com.ph. Purchase your 30-Day or 60-Day Kit and snag a bottle of the Deep Cleansing Wash.  Start kissing acne goodbye for good. :)

Important reminder: This promo cannot be combined with other promotions. Customers availing of other promos such as the concurrent “Upgrade Your Kit Promo” or other promos at the Proactiv Online Shopping Cart (http://my.proactiv.com.ph) are not eligible for the free product.

 

Sulit.com.ph: “Ang di na ginagamit, ibenta mo na!”

Sulit.com.ph continues to dominate the online buy-and-sell category with latest campaign

An old guitar, a jacket now three sizes smaller, or an unused handbag may have been sitting at the bottom of your closet at home. What if someone is willing to pay for any of these items you have already forgotten about? This thought is what’s behind the latest campaign of Sulit.com.ph “Ang hindi na ginagamit, ibenta mo na!”.

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 A follow-up on last year’s buyer-targeted campaign ‘Ano hanap mo?’, the new campaign is part of Sulit.com.ph’s bid to maintain its leadership in online buy-and-sell.

 “We hope that our latest campaign will resonate with many Filipinos who have a penchant for keeping things that are no longer being used. Instead of just taking up huge space in their house, these items can be sold to fetch earnings for the family,” said Sulit.com.ph managing director RJ David.

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David was just 26 years old when he founded the company less than seven years ago in his bedroom, with only P2,400 as capital. Together with girlfriend (now wife) Arianne, he built a free platform for posting classified ads on a wide range of categories, from clothing and accessories, to tools and gadgets, furniture and appliances, and many more.

From its humble beginnings, Sulit.com.ph has evolved into a corporation called Netrepreneur Connections Enterprises, Inc., which now has 90 employees reporting to a plush two-floor office space in Ortigas.

Moreover, it now takes pride in having 2 million registered users, 2 billion pageviews last year, and an average of 10 million daily pageviews and 700,000 daily unique visitors. Their mobile pageviews and visitors are also showing remarkable strength, receiving an average of 1.8 million daily pageviews and 112,000 daily unique visitors.

Featuring the special participation of bloggers, Sulit.com.ph continues their partnership with World Vision. They have invited bloggers to bring a pre-loved item and sell it through their website. The total amount of sales will then be matched by Sulit.com.ph, and donated for World Vision’s humanitarian efforts.

 “Our company motto has always been to “pay it forward” and I’m excited that we got the chance to partner with top bloggers for this fundraising project for World Vision,” explained David.

To learn more about what’s new at Sulit.com.ph, interested parties may follow their social media accounts:

Facebook.com.ph/sulit.com.ph, and @sulit on Twitter and Instagram. Sulit.com.ph’s newest TVC, ‘Ang hindi na ginagamit, ibenta mo na!’ may be accessed on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmosdnqpaH0

Acne Attack Info Graphics (Information and Treatment)

Acne…you’ve tried it all and you’re tired of those unsightly pimples, acne, and bad skin. You are not alone in this fight for clear, blemish free skin! In fact, many people of all ages are living with these pesky pimples, bumpy blemishes, and bad skin.

Natural home remedies are the new standard for acne treatments all of which can be easily found in your pantry and refrigerator.  Who knows, you may be eating many of the foods that double as a natural acne treatment and cleanser for breakfast. Acne treatments can be this easy; it’s up to you to try them all to find the treatment, cleansers, and tricks that work the best for you. The next time you have oatmeal for breakfast, experiment and smear a spoonful on your face while you’re getting ready for your day.

This five-step process incorporates everything that’s already in your makeup bag.  Standard cleanser, primer, concealer, foundation, and powder are the essential elements of everyone’s makeup bag. Don’t be shy gentlemen, covering up your acne and pimples with makeup doesn’t take anything away from you masculine nature, and hey male celebrities do it everyday! Speaking of celebrities, many of them deal with painful acne, bad skin, and blemishes just like you do. You are not alone; even these seemingly perfect people have their own face and skin pitfalls. Their stressful lifestyle is harsh on their face and skin leaving a rough surface that can easily be picked up by the paparazzi at any distance. Take for example, Cameron Diaz, John Cusack, and Adam Lambert, they’ve dealt with the nasty effects of acne. However, they have the luxury of the almighty airbrush and a makeup team.

Everyone wishes that they could have their own entourage of makeup artists and skin experts but you can do away with any of these professionals after paying close attention to this info graphic. Take charge of your skin using everything from typical acne treatments to natural home remedies to lotions and cleansers that perfectly covers up acne cover up. Don’t think twice of passing this information to your friends. Now’s the time for you to start pinning, tweeting Acne Attack! You and your friends will be glad you did!

 Information Credits: http://www.beautybridge.com/acne-attack-infographic.html

Bioessence’s Anti-Flab Mud Treatment

Like probably most of you, I have been wanting to loose the extra pounds I gained over the holidays so I am currently back to my regular walking exercise and been controlling my carbo intake.  But then I’m afraid these aren’t doing much to my existing flabs though, if anything they just prevent me from gaining additional pounds. So you can just imagine how delighted I was when Bioessence invited me to try their Anti-Flab Mud Treatment, a non-invasive slimming treatment that aims to tone and firm the skin (target areas: tummy, thighs, arms), eliminate existing fats  and reduce cellulite formation.

I went to Bioessence Bacoor last Sunday for the treatment. There are three things I usually check out whenever I go to a spa, slimming, and skin treatment clinic:  place, staff, and service.

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First thing I noticed  as soon as I entered the clinic was how welcoming and inviting the whole place is.  The treatment area is cozy and well-kept . The muted lights, soft tones, and soothing music made my body relax instantly. The common treatment area at the center is spacious and has several beds lined up beside each other, this is where the massage services and skin treatments are usually done.   They have several small private consoles as well where treatments that need to be done privately are performed.

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I was assisted by Leri who has been with  Bioessence for the past nine years. The fact that she has worked that long in Bioessence for me says a lot about the company. I liked her right away especially after she gave me a heavenly massage.  I also like how the whole staff greets everyone with a smile and how attentive and accommodating they all are.

Shortly after I arrived, I was ushered in to one of the private  rooms where I was provided with a bathrobe and  fresh change of undies.  First step was a 10 minute session with the Slim Toning Machine. This machine looks a lot like the threadmill, the only difference is that instead of running or walking, you just stand on it and let yourself be literally shaken by the machine. This helps move and detach  fats from the body in preparation for the other treatments that will follow. I felt all my fats loosening up a bit during the exercise . People with vertigo and migraine problems though can opt not to take this because it can trigger an attack.

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After that, I was brought to the other room for the Sauna, a heat treatment that increases metabolism, relaxes all muscles and flush out toxins in the body. I was a bit concerned with the intensity of the heat at first as this is my first time to try this. Turns out I didn’t have to worry at all as it is tolerable, my body actually welcomed the heat.  During the 15 minutes  Sauna treatment, I worked out a sweat and after that,  I felt good, relaxed, and destressed. For those persons whose blood pressure tends to shoot up easily, this treatment is highly discouraged. I appreciate the fact though that they do random blood pressure check up before the procedure.

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Leri then prepared me for the cold mud treatment by first massaging my whole stomach with salt scrubs as this is the area where most of my flabs are concentrated. The salt scrub helps remove dead skin cells while the massage using anti-cellulite oil helps firm and tone up the tummy. After that, my tummy did feel a lot smoother and firmer to touch.

She then applied the Cold Fango mud on my whole tummy area. This rich mud which originated from the sea contains natural minerals and peppermint oil that helps  firm and tone the skin. It has tiny particles that cleanse and remove toxins caused by cellulite formations. It has the following ingredients: sodium, potassium, chlorine, calcium, bromine, selenium, spirulina, and St. John’s wort. All these minerals are known to aid cell metabolism and stabilize skin moisture. After the application of the cold fango mud, my torso was wrapped using plastic film for fast and easy absorption.  While we were waiting for the cold mud to work its magic on my tummy, Leri  massaged my whole body using anti-cellulite oil to relieve stress and to improve blood circulation.

After the cold fango mud, I was hooked up to the faradic machine for 30 minutes. Faradic is a spot reduction treatment used to firm and tone sagging tissues. Thirty minutes of faradic treatment is equivalent to 150-300 sit-ups. It is a form of electrical stimulation that uses a higher intensity current which is delivered through electrically conductive pads that are positioned over specific muscle groups. As the current passes through the conductive pads, it stimulates the motor points of the muscle triggering a visible muscle contraction. In my case, the conductive pads where placed along my tummy all the way to my back where toning and firming are needed most. The Faradic treatment is ideally used for body contouring as well.

Before the treatment, my waist and tummy circumferences were measured. After the two hour treatment, I lost 2 lbs. in both areas and my tummy is noticeably firmer and smaller.

I highly encouraged you to try this treatment because it is for me the safest way to loose the flabs instantly because it is non-invasive.  It also uses natural minerals and is designed not only to tone and firm muscles but to flush out the toxins and rejuvenate the whole body. Plus, it is very affordable especially now that they are on a promo till January 31.  For only 2,000 pesos you get two sessions of the Anti-Flab Treatment. So if you’re determined like me to loose those flabs, do not let this perfect opportunity pass, go the nearest Bioessence branch and try this now. Believe me, you won’t regret it. :)

To know more about Bioessence products and services, visit their website HERE. You may also connect with them on facebook HERE.

In case you want to book an appointment with them or inquire about their services you may dial 0918-8-BEAUTY (376.7106).

Mini-Giveway:

Since I was clearly satisfied with the Anti-Flab Treatment, Bioessence and I are giving away this Bioessence pouch filled with goodies.

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All you have to do is share this post on your facebook or twitter pages with the following status message: “Check out @Bioessence’s Anti-Flab Treatment via @Blancnotes. #bioessence #blancnotes”  (Please don’t forget to tag Blancnotes and Bioessence) then send me the link using the comment box below together with your name, twitter handle (in case you shared this via twitter), and email address. I will be picking the winner via random.org on Friday.

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