SM’s buy one, take one deals

FOR THE last week of August, SM offers buy one, take one deals to tide people over during the new normal. SM Woman offers Buy 1 Get 1 (pay for the higher priced item), and a Buy 2 Get P200 off promo on selected items. SM Men, meanwhile, has Buy 2 Get 1 (within the same brand), and Buy 3 Get 1 promos. SM Youth has Buy 2 Get 1 (within the same brand) and Buy 2 Get P200 off promos on selected items. Pieces emphasized in the promos are Zoom-ready tops, loungewear, sleepwear, activewear, and underwear. Shop at an SM Store branch and get an additional P300 off (with a minimum P3,000 single-receipt purchase) with your SM Advantage Card. Or, avail of The SM Store’s Call To Deliver service for safe shopping at home, via SM’s newest hotline: #143SM (#14376), or visit the SM website at

Araneta City-zen Personal Shopper promo

WITH JUST a few clicks on a smartphone, one can book a personal shopper at Araneta City, and get a chance to win a prize. Buy from any store at the Araneta City using the Araneta City-zen Personal Shopper service in the MyKuya app from Aug. 15 to 31, and be one of five lucky shoppers who will win P1,000 worth of grocery packs. Any purchase via the Araneta City-zen Personal Shopper service is valid for the promo — whether a take-out dinner from one of the restaurants in Ali Mall, fresh produce from Farmers Market, new fashion finds from Gateway Mall, or plants or other gardening supplies at Farmers Garden. To avail of the service, download the MyKuya app from Google Play for Android users or the App Store for iOS users. Open the app, input your current location, and click the Araneta City icon. Once you get a match with a personal shopper, you can chat with him or her to facilitate the purchase and delivery of your preferred goods. The announcement of winners will be made on Sept. 3 via the Araneta City’s official Facebook page. For complete promo details and mechanics, visit the Araneta City website (

Rustan’s celebrates Chinese Valentine’s Day

CHINA’S equivalent to Valentine’s Day, the Qixi festival, which falls on Aug. 25, is one of the country’s oldest traditional festivals. Rustan’s has listed down some gift ideas to help customers mark the occasion. For a lady, there’s no such thing as owning too many handbags — so, why not add one more to her collection? Rustan’s has bags from some of the most coveted brands including the Alexander McQueen Skull Jeweled Satchel in embossed croc, the Givenchy Antigona, the Loewe Gate, Saint Laurent Cassandra Mini Top Handle, Bottega Veneta Swoop, Longchamp Mini Le Pliage, kate spade 3d heart crossbody, Marc Jacobs’ The Snapshot Dragon Fruit and the  Michael Kors Whitney Large Shoulder Bag,among others. For the gentleman, up his footwear A-game with a pair of Tod’s Competition sneakers, Prada Cassetta Wheel sneakers, Lacoste Men’s La Piquee 120, Bally Viber sneakers or the Jimmy Choo Bridal Romy100. The gift of sparkle is always appreciated, with Rustan’s offering Charriol, Swarovski, and Montblanc accessories. To celebrate the festival, enjoy exclusive offers of up to 50% off from SSI’s top lifestyle brands from Aug. 19 to Sept. 6. To see the complete list of offers, visit

Nivea offers gift packs

NIVEA MEN has developed the new Nivea Men Deep Range. It is a complete grooming system that is powered by Black Charcoal, an anti-bacterial agent that provides deep cleansing and protection. Shop from home to get the exclusive Nivea Men Deep Gift Sets in Lazada and Shopee for P354. The sets include the Nivea Men Deep Deodorant  (in Original, Espresso, and Amazonia scents), which provides perfume-like fragrance that has been proven to last long. Unlike other body sprays available in the market, it gives anti-bacterial protection and prevents underarm sweat and odor up to 48 hours. All deodorants are available in 150ml spray and 50ml roll-on formats. The gift sets also include the following: Nivea Men Deep Face Wash which deeply cleanses skin, clearing away impurities while providing 12-hour oil control and a cooling sensation (available in a 100g tube), the Nivea Men Deep Shower Gel (available in a 250ml bottle), and the Nivea Men Deep Crème, an all-around moisturizer derived from the iconic Nivea Crème. Used for both the face and body, each tub is packed with Vitamin E, is non-greasy and fast-absorbing.

Super pigmented multipurpose color cream

EVER BILENA Cosmetics has just released the super pigmented and affordable Power Paint Multipurpose Color Cream (P199). Available in four shades — Scarlet, Sangria, Chiffon and Amber — these Power Paint Multipurpose Color Creams are intensely pigmented, easy to blend, and go on soft but set to a smooth matte lightweight, powder finish. Use it on the eyes for an instant eyeshadow or colored cream liner, as a blush on the cheeks, or as a color corrector under concealer or foundation, or as a tint to add color to your lips. Watch out for this newly-released product available on EB Advance’s official page on Lazada and follow EB Advance’s Facebook page ( and Instagram page ( to know more about this product.