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Without the right skin protection, skin can become chapped, oily or dry, and prone to fine lines, acne, or wrinkles.

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These days, craft beers are becoming more mainstream than mass produced beer. What’s the difference?

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Do you consider yourself a tea champ? Here are 10 ways to tell.

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The traffic in Manila can be so unbearable and time-consuming that it only makes more sense to do as much as we can online…. Including grocery and gift shopping.

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When you shop for sugars and seasonings, do you consider the health benefits of products? If your answer is no, well, it’s about time that you do.

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Your skin serves as a protective barrier, and it’s also the largest organ in the body. But that doesn’t mean that your skin is impenetrable.

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Back in the day, we Filipinos would be thrilled to have access to imported goods or be gifted with pasalubong from other countries.

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Discover Filipino Ingenuity

Nov 27, 2017

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We Filipinos have our own unique sense of design, which is distinct from other cultures in Southeast Asia.

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The holiday season is officially here! We can’t think of a better way to celebrate the most special time of the year than by entertaining at home with your nearest and dearest.

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Our skin is the largest organ in the human body, but we often take it for granted. Each day, we expose our skin to the harsh pollution that Manila is notorious for, not to mention the invisible germs and bacteria we encounter on a daily basis.

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Pasalubong Ideas

Sep 09, 2017

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The concept of “pasalubong” has long been part of Filipino culture. It is the tradition of giving a souvenir to friends and family from a destination you’ve just visited.

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Benefits of Buying Local

Aug 21, 2017

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In the Philippines these days, there’s no longer a need to go abroad just to buy your favorite imported goods.

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Karton.ph makes it easy to unwind by enabling you to enjoy homemade snacks and buy drinks online - all delivered straight to your door.

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Coffee enthusiasts know that a cup of joe can solve a latte of life's problems. A delicious cup of artisan coffee can make your heart skip a beat, literally - it's what makes you wanna live la vida mocha!

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Online shop Philippines has everything you need to create quick and easy meal plans for the week.

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The rainy season is here - can you think of a better way of spending your time indoors than by watching your favorite television series, while indulging in Pinoy homemade snacks?

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The pasalubong experience

Jul 08, 2017

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It’s always a great feeling, coming home to the ones you love. It gets even better when you take something with you. In this entry, we’re writing a love letter to the pasalubong experience!

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Sauce like a boss!

Jul 01, 2017

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Sauce makes great things even better. Filipinos know what's up.

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If you’re looking to bring a bit more of an exotic feel to your otherwise bland urban life, you could always count on the colorful flavors of halal cuisine for your next gastronomic adventure.

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What opportunities do we have to explore in the age of the internet, and how do we use technology to express Filipino pride in everyday ways?

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Filipino kitchen staples

Jun 03, 2017

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If you haven't tried these Filipino favorites yet, you're missing out!

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Liquid love in a hot cup

May 29, 2017

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You don't really need to make a case for coffee but hey, here more reasons to chug on your favorite brew!

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The home has always been a place where people could sit back and take in the comforts of life- a bit of rest, a bit of fun, and a whole lot of good food. That last one takes a bit more work than others though. Here are some quick notes on going organic!

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People live stressful lives, and that’s not changing anytime soon. We have to eat though, so how’s that going to work with the overall pace of life? Here’s a quick primer.

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Slap anything between two slices of bread, and you’re eating a piece of history. Here is a quick note on the sandwich's interesting beginnings.

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Low effort, high-energy meals

May 15, 2017

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Some days need more horsepower than others. When things get a little faster than usual, you’re going to need some good grab-and-go food to keep you up and running!

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We went into getting your protein-to-carb ratio down this week. Let’s cap this week off with some ways to make your lunches even better!

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Something for the lunch bunch

May 08, 2017

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It's a wrap! Or well, we could really go for some wraps about now. We just love lunch wraps and you should too.

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Thai love and the spirit of Pai

May 06, 2017

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Our good friend, Diane made her way through Thailand a while back. Here is an in-depth look at her trip through Pai!

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Your Filipino brekky bunch

Apr 24, 2017

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The Filipino palate is a peculiar thing, but I'm sure everything falls into place somehow. Breakfast is a particularly exciting time of day because you never know what to expect!

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Filipino snacks for kids

Apr 22, 2017

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Okay, we know you missed them. Here are some classic Filipino snacks for you to think of and yearn for!

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FOOD TRIP - THAILAND

Apr 10, 2017

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Our homegirl, Diane goes to a whimsical land of elephants and great food. What happens next... you totally know where this is going, and you're going on a culinary trip to Thailand!

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Filipino regional favorites!

Apr 08, 2017

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We all have a favorite ulam, whether it’s something fried, boiled, steamed or grilled. Bah, pretty much anything goes if it’s with rice. Lucky for us, the whole country has so many culinary delights on offer. Here are some of them!

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A bit of cookie love

Apr 03, 2017

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We love ourselves a good cookie. Here are some of our favorites!

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Eats from the streets

Apr 01, 2017

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Whether it's nostalgia or a matter of necessity, we've lived much of our lives around the simple comfort of street food.

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Melting with you

Mar 27, 2017

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The weather is hotter than the seventh circle of wherever, but that doesn't mean we can't get down on an amazingly cheesy treat. Sometimes, you need something as melted as you are to get by. The big cheese has a plan for you, but only if you dare!

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Around the world in picha pie

Mar 25, 2017

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The Philippines is a weird place with a peculiar way of viewing things. What happens when you filter pizza through that bizarro lens? Picha pie happens, and it's great. Here is a little perspective on our favorite crusty treat.

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Stay sneaky (and super moist)

Mar 18, 2017

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Have you ever had brownies that just wouldn’t quit? Well, that’s the exactly how it felt when we went through whole box of Crostatina Patisserie’s Super Moist Macadamia Caramel Brownies. Yep, you read that right.

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Setting up for a sunburn

Mar 13, 2017

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Is it just me or is Manila feeling like an oven today? Here are some quick and easy fixes for the coming heat!

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Catching some cool beans

Mar 11, 2017

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We love the smell of coffee in the morning and with Figures of Beans, you should too!

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High life and a ball of cheese

Mar 06, 2017

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Joyce's Queso de Bola crisps give you all the cheese and nothing less! Here's our take on this heavenly slice of the high life.

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How To Order

Mar 01, 2017

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Feb 27, 2017

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Mitza is ever the charmer. Let's take a close look at the music that imbibes the spirit of her creamy garlic sauce. It's a lot to take in, so get ready!

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It's a cake in a jar!

Feb 25, 2017

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We spent an afternoon with a microwave and three flagship flavors from VoilaJars!

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Unlocking your courage

Feb 10, 2017

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Don’t you just hate it when your favorite restaurants expect you to enjoy your meal with their
weak-ass off-the- shelf hot sauce?

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Jan 21, 2017

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No, you’re not going completely bonkers. Food is a whole-body experience and it wouldn’t surprise me if you could actually hear what you just tasted.

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Lechon’s new lease on life

Jan 10, 2017

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Looks like we made it through the holidays! It’s super funny how, like clockwork, we’re all trying to fit back into our favorite pairs of pants again.

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Brew up a Muscle Float!

Dec 16, 2016

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It’s never too late for coffee. I mean, if you start your week off with a steaming cup of liquid joy, a celebratory cub for the weekend shouldn’t be too hard to imagine. Why don’t we wrap things up sweetly this time – a chill treat for the weekend ahead.

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Hello there! We are Karton.

Dec 16, 2016

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This bazaar is out-of- the-box!
Have you ever had cravings you couldn’t shake off? We have. That’s why we’re here.

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The Pantawid Special

Nov 26, 2016

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Payday is coming up in a few, so sate your cravings while you can!

Lean weeks and tight budgets do things to people – strange and hangry things. But hey, you’ve got to get by and with a little creativity, you’ll do more than just that. It’s in times like these where we see our craziest and often, our most unique culinary ideas. Whether it’s a general lack of menu options or barely having enough money to scrape through, there will always be fun and interesting ways to bring a glum little plate to life.

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A love letter to corned beef

Nov 19, 2016

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It’s the tail end of 2016 and as good a time as ever to look back at all the good that’s come our way. We’ve had some shaky times for sure, but we’ve also seen some great days. Thank heavens for friends, family and corned beef.

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Click That Apple

Nov 18, 2016

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The market for ordering food online food has grown tremendously in the past couple of years. Ready-made meals are proving especially popular, as many still prefer home-cooked meals to fast food.

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Everyone's Cooking But Me

Nov 18, 2016

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Have you seen your feed lately? Food porn has always been a staple on social media but a little entrepreneurial revolution is happening beneath those tasty posts.

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