Femilift at SvelT’i: The Best Gift for Moms This Mother’s Day!

In two days, we celebrate the day of the most special women in our lives, our moms. The hardworking women who toil day in and day out to care for their families, often neglecting their own needs, deserve all the love and care we can give them this Mother’s Day. Buy her favorite scent or chocolates, treat her to a fancy dinner, or better yet, let her have some pampering at SvelT’i. If you’d ask me, I’ll go for the last option. Why? Well, we know for a fact that our moms look after everyone’s well-being but their own. So it’s very likely that they have health conditions that require professional attention, like stress urinary incontinence.

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Stress Urinary Incontinence

Stress urinary incontinence is a medical condition that mothers may experience but choose not to discuss or even consult with a doctor, for fear of embarrassment or shame. It consists of a series of temporary, fast, but very palpable urinary leaks that are triggered by ordinary things like laughter, sneezing or coughing. The lady may be in the middle of a conversation with friends or having a laughing interaction with teachers at a PTA meeting, then suddenly, she gets an involuntary spasm in their muscle down under, followed by a familiar wetness that comes with a pee. It is a very awkward and uncomfortable moment.

Causes of Stress Urinary Incontinence

Stress urinary incontinence happens when the vaginal muscle becomes lax and is unable to prevent those sporadic involuntary leaks. Several factors that cause this laxity in mothers could be natural ageing, childbirth, or a very active sexual life. One or all of these factors can strain the orifice’s tightness and loosen it up.

Femilift

Femilift is the cutting-edge treatment that can heal mothers of this medical condition, and restore their confidence as an attractive woman of poise and power. Dr. Lalaine Salazar, Medical Director of the SvelT’i Health and Beauty Centre, explains: “Femilift applies concentrated thermal healing and micro-abalation to the vagina’s inner layers. . A laser probe is used and releases a laser beam deep enough into the vagina’s submucosa level where new collagen is formed. This stimulates the regeneration of collagen which tightens the tissue. At the same time, it contracts the vagina’s elastin fibers.”

Results and Contra-indicators

Dr. Salazar continues, “The restored female genital tissue strengthens the vaginal wall and reduces or eliminates stress urinary incontinence. It also restores vaginal laxity and enhances lubrication and the sensitivity of vaginal tissue.”

The SvelT’i Health and Beauty Centre also conducts medical screening for each patient before administering or approving the treatment. Procedure cannot continue if any of the contra-indications are found like active bacterial infection, immune system deficiency diseases, pregnancy, malignancy, vaginal bleeding, photosensitivity to laser, pelvic organ prolapse, pacemakers in the body, uncontrolled diabetes, and menstruation.

Moms can experience the renewed sensitivity and tightness of their vaginal muscle after three short sessions. The treatment takes place in a quick 30 minutes and requires no downtime; the patient can go back to work immediately. It is non-invasive, and very safe, using separate individual probes for each patient.

“The one post-treatment requirement would be no sexual activity for three days after undergoing the Femilift procedure. It’s a little sacrifice considering the benefits the patient will gain. Stress urinary incontinence can diminish if not disappear after a session,” says Dr. Salazar.

She pauses then adds with a smile, “The removal of the vaginal laxity could also rekindle the exciting sexual intimacy with their partner so the results are more than worth the wait.” That rekindling of passion in the bedroom, along with the elimination of the stress urinary incontinence, may be the best Mother’s Day’s present yet!

To know more about SvelT’i’s treatments, please inquire at (02)332-7546 / 09188-SVELTI (783584) or visit the clinic at 5F South Insula Condominium #61 Timog Avenue, Quezon City from Mondays to Fridays from 9am-6pm and Saturdays from 8am-1pm. You may also visit SvelT’I FB page at www.facebook.com/sveltiph and IG account @SVELTI_PH.

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Johnson’s® Milk+Rice™ and Milk+Oats™: Marian Rivera’s Secret to Baby Soft, Smooth Skin

Celebrity mom Marian Rivera has just about everything a girl could wish for. For one, she is married to top matinee idol Dingdong Dantes and she has an adorable daughter, Zia. She is also the Kapuso Primetime Queen and the only actress in Philippine television history to have played the iconic roles of Marimar, Darna, and Dyesebel. She has millions of followers, too, and a beauty that captivates the hearts of many. Proof of this are the thousands of likes she gets for every social media post.

Marian’s Eurasian features and her sweet smile are a sight to behold, but her most valuable asset is really her baby soft, smooth skin. Well, you may blame good genes for that, but according to Marian, it actually takes a lot of effort to keep her skin beautiful, especially since she is constantly exposed to thick makeup, heavy lights and sleepless nights. So, how does a Marian Rivera keep her skin flawless despite all these?

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“Sa totoo lang, ang pinaka-importante talaga sa akin eh yung pinapanatili kong strong and healthy ang skin ko so it can keep up with the demands of my family and my career. That’s why I use products that provide moisture and deep nourishment like Johnson’s® Milk+Rice™ and Milk+Oats™. I believe that when your skin is strong and healthy, it’s easy to achieve beauty,” shared Marian.

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Dr. Loverna Arcilla Suratos, MD, FPDS, couldn’t agree more. Dr. Suratos was the guest resource speaker in the recently concluded Johnson’s® #Dadventures Camp media event held at Dusit Thani Manila. “More than aiming for cosmetic benefits such as whitening, it’s important to choose products that can nourish skin to make it strong and healthy. Strong skin is more resilient against harsh environments that can cause dryness or even scarring, possibly putting cosmetic efforts to waste,” she said.

Marian Rivera swears by the effectiveness of Johnson’s® Milk+Rice™ and Johnson’s® Milk+Oats™ in keeping her and Zia’s skin in excellent condition. Johnson’s® Milk+Oats™ contain avenamethrides, a naturally-occurring compound that protects skin against irritation. Oats also heal dry and sensitive skin, bringing soap-damaged skin back to its natural, healthy state. Johnson’s® Milk+Rice™, on the other hand, is fortified with 200% more vitamins that works deep within the skin to provide long-lasting moisture, improving skin smoothness, softness, and suppleness with every use.

Like Marian and Baby Zia, you, too, can have healthy skin that stays baby soft and with JOHNSON’S® Milk+Rice and JOHNSON’S® Milk+Oats. These products are available in leading supermarkets, drug stores and department stores nationwide.

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Kris Aquino and Fucidin® Help Moms Fight Against Wound Infection

The Queen of All Media, Ms. Kris Aquino, is first and foremost a mom who loves her children and makes sure their needs are well taken care of. And like all moms, Kris doesn’t take chances when it comes to her kids’ health. At the first sign of a wound infection, she trusts only one brand, Fucidin®.

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“I have two boys and when they get a cut or a wound, I clean it with soap and water for 15 seconds. Then, I apply Fucidin® agad,” she says. “Fucidin® is part of our wound care kit!”

I’m a mom, too, of an energetic soon-to-be-11-year-old boy, and I’m no stranger to cuts, bruises and wounds. I know for a fact that children, especially boys, are exposed to different types of wounds and scrapes because of their daily activities. And they can still get hurt even in the most unlikely places.

Here’s what I usually do when my son gets bruised, scraped or cut. I usually wash the affected area with water and soap so that it stays clean and won’t get infected. Then I put antiseptic solution and cover it with an adhesive bandage.

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At the recent Moms Unite Against Wound Infection event that I attended at Ascott BGC hosted by Ms. Kris Aquino, I realized that I was missing one step of the entire process of treating wound infection.

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Left to right: Dr. Irene Gardiner (LEO Pharma’s Medical Engagement Manager for South Asia), Ms. Frances Sales (Writer and Editor), Dr. EmpressEliza Carlos-Villapando (Pediatrician, Professor and Consultant), Gitte Pughol Aabo (President and CEO of LEO Pharma) and Ms. Kris Aquino

I was right in washing the wound well with soap and water as a way to prevent infection from setting in. You see infection occurs when bacteria enters the wound through a break on one’s skin, and bacteria may spread and lead to more serious diseases.

However, cleaning the wound with soap and water may not be enough. It is also essential to apply a topical antibiotic like Fucidin® when there’s a sign of wound infection.

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Fusidic acid/sodium fusidate Fucidin® is a powerful antibiotic that is clinically proven against wound infection. It is fast-acting, working on the infection two minutes upon application. It is deep-penetrating, too, reaching the skin’s deepest layer 30 minutes after application. It likewise helps prevent bacteria from spreading.

There are two variants: Fucidin® cream and Fucidin® Ointment. Fucidin® cream is ideal for exposed parts of the body like the face and hands, while Fucidin® ointment is ideal for dry, scaly or cracked lesions.

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It was an insightful afternoon as the audience gained helpful information from the discussion. It was entertaining, too, with the Queen of All Media perking up the event with her candid questions. It was really fun watching her!

Mommies, let’s join the fight against wound infection. Like Kris, stock up on Fucidin® and don’t take chances. Fucidin® is available in leading drugstores nationwide.

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Fucidin® is manufactured by LEO Pharma, a Danish pharmaceutical company with a mission to help people achieve healthy skin. LEO Pharma is the pioneer in the development of fusidic acid. It has a wide range of products that are marketed in over 100 countries. LEO Pharma has more than 100 years of trusted heritage worldwide.

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ShopBack Helps Moms Save with Cashback and More!

The weather these days is so unforgiving! I really can’t stand the scorching heat. If I can help it, I’d rather stay inside the house than go out and burn under the sun. But this mom’s got to take care of her family’s needs, too. I still have to buy food, toiletries, medicines and whatnots. Thank heavens for online shopping because I can do all these and more at the comfort of our own home!

Come to think of it, online shopping makes every mom’s life so much easier. Imagine the loads taken off our backs if we shop online. First, we save a lot of time and effort since we don’t need to travel to and from shops or malls if we need to buy stuff. This also means no terrible traffic to deal with! We also avoid the long lines in the cashier if we also shop for the things we need online. Eventually, we also save money with online shopping because it’s travel-less shopping which means no transportation costs, right?

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And speaking of savings, I recently discovered an online shop that not only lets me save time, effort and money but allows me to earn as well. At ShopBack, customers score great deals and huge discounts in over 500 stores. What’s more? Shoppers will also get a percentage of their shopping money for online purchases made using ShopBack. And because ShopBack is the region’s top cashback provider, it means we get more cashback the more we shop!

Online Shopping Made Easy


Now how does ShopBack work? Getting around the website is easy. Just follow these simple steps:
• Click on the store of your choice at ShopBack and you’ll get redirected to that store’s website.
• Make an online purchase.
• Get cashback in your ShopBack account.
• After the merchant validates your order, your cashback becomes redeemable.
• When your redeemable cashback reaches Php300, you can request for payout to your PayPal or bank account.

Shop with Coupons

You get even more savings when you shop at ShopBack using coupons. Yes, you heard that correctly! Aside from the cashback you’re getting, you can still avail awesome discounts when you use Lazada coupons with your purchases, for instance, or Aliexpress coupons you can find on ShopBack.

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Moms with hungry kids? No problem! You can order food online at ShopBack through Foodpanda. Itching to travel? You don’t need to worry about this, too. You can book your flight online and get the best accommodations using ShopBack. Check out the best travel deals here.

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Super8 Funfest 2017: “Bida Ka Sa Savings Serye!”

I headed to the World Trade Center before 8:00 a.m. last Thursday, April 27, to witness the opening of the Super8 Funfest 2017.

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I thought I was early but I was wrong. When I arrived at Entrance Hall B, there were already a multitude of people eagerly waiting for the doors to open.

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See that huge crowd?

I could feel the euphoria! And I perfectly understood where it’s coming from. Everyone’s fired up for the awesome surprises that await them inside. I felt giddy with excitement, too! And who wouldn’t be? Moms and dads, grannies and kids, sari-sari store owners, wholesalers and just about everyone look forward to this exciting event every year.

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The Super8 Funfest is an annual event that brings together Super8’s key business partners. As a way of giving back to their loyal customers, this event showcases exciting shopping deals, fantastic entertainment numbers, and thrilling raffle prizes and freebies.

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Super8 Funfest 2017, aptly called Bida Ka Sa Savings Serye, made all shoppers bidas (protagonists/stars) in their own right. Imagine the big savings they got from the huge discounts being offered in the various booths inside. Amazing prizes like gadgets, appliances, Super8 gift certificates, motorcycles and a brand new Toyota Avanza were also up for grabs! Plus their favorite celebrities also performed for them on stage. Bida talaga!

COLORFUL BOOTHS

Once inside, customers would have a hard time deciding which booth to visit first.

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Colgate-Palmolive booth

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Mondelez booth

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NutriAsia booth

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San Miguel PureFoods booth

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CDO booth

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Leslie Corporation’s booth

The booths were all so colorful and lively!

BIG DISCOUNTS

Super8’s slogan, “Discounted Na, Discounted Pa!” couldn’t be truer!

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Customers likewise get big savings from buying bundle packs.

RAFFLE PRIZES

And if the huge discounts weren’t enough, Super8 Funfest 2017 had the most exciting raffle promo, too!

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Every Php1000 single or cumulative purchase of items in Super8 Funfest 2017 entitles customers to one raffle entry for a chance to win rewards points, appliances, gadgets, a motorcycle, a trip for 2 to Boracay, and a brand new Toyota Avanza.

EXCITING GAMES

While shopping, customers were likewise treated to fun games.

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Customers got to bring home freebies from joining these games.

ORGANIZED PAYMENT SYSTEM

Checking out will be the least of customers’ worries at the Super8 Funfest 2017 because of their organized payment system.

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There are separate terminals for cash and credit card purchases.

FREE FOOD AND DRINK SAMPLES

Free taste, anyone?

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Customers get a short respite from shopping by getting free food and drinks samples. Cool, right?

FOOD COURT

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For longer breaks, there’s a designated food court on the left side of the stage. Tables and chairs were provided for the tired shoppers. There were also food stalls nearby for the hungry peeps.

ENTERTAINMENT

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And what could be better than seeing your favorite celebrities on stage? That’s Richard Yap up there rocking the house!

SUPER8 MOBILE APP

Super8 likewise understands the role that technology plays in today’s businesses. That’s the reason why they came up with their own mobile app that customers can download on their smartphones.

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Super8’s mobile app allows customers to (1) check their rewards points, (2) know exclusive rewards, promos and discounts and (3) get updates on exclusive promos.

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Left to right: Mr. Jay Dy (Admin Manager of Circle K), Mr. Alvin Lim (CEO of Super8 Grocery Warehouse) and Mr. Armand Mendoza (General Manager of Super8 Grocery Warehouse)

Super8 Funfest 2017 Bida Ka Sa Savings Serye happened on April 27, 28 and 29 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City. The first two days of Super8 Funfest 2017 were exclusive to Super8 Rewards cardholders and the third day was open to the public.

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What a euphoric experience! I’ll definitely be back for Super8 Funfest 2018!

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