Filipino Christmas Buys
It’s that time of year again! Time to start hunting down some unique and cool gifts for your friends and loved ones. We’ve gathered together some ideas, ranging from Steal through to Splurge, to help you out.
Many of our picks come from home-grown Filipino businesses and ventures; Support Local Businesses where you can. Your buy will result in a little glow of happiness for small business owners and help make their Christmas too!
Filipino Christmas Buys: For the Adventure Lover
Marajaw Zinc Sunblock
Protect your skin without harming the environment; all of Green Habits products are organic and eco-friendly, from the ingredients through to the packaging.
500P for 50gms available from Green Habit
Recycled Kitesurf Bags
Here & Now Boracay, does a roaring trade in these sturdy bags.
Made in the Philippines, using old and recycled kites, there are a range of colours, sizes and styles.
Facial On The Fly Skincare Set
For the girl or guy on the go!
This skincare Set contains three travel buddies; Soy Face Cleanser, Rose Face Mask and Lotus Face Cream. The mini sizes makes them perfect for travelling. 1,655P from Sephora.ph
Mini Emergency Fire Starter
A Magnesium Flint Stone Camping Lighter With Scraper Function For Outdoor Use.
Small and easy to carry, easy to ignite. Outdoor camping professional flint stone
120P + Postage from Lazada
Camouflage Waterproof Floating Dry Bag Set 8L & 15L
Waterproof and dustproof, Lightweight and travel-friendly size. Suitable for sailing, rafting, camping, kayaking,
hiking, boating, fishing and other outdoor activities.
Material: Nylon. 8L Bag flat size: 23.5 x 45cm. 15L Bag flat size: 32 x 55cm
Available from Lazada at 480P + Postage
Towelite Microfibre Beach Towel
Made from high quality and ultrafine microfiber fabric, these large towel (76 x 152cm) doubles up as a lightweight blanket too. Lightweight, super absorbent and quick-drying, it is also hypoallergenic and gentle on the skin. Perfect for trips away, or to take to the gym
Available in 10 different colours from Towelite for 720P + Postage
Euroo Travel Ionic Hair Dryer & Mini Straighteners
Just because you’re an adventure lover, doesn’t mean you don’t like to glam up in the evenings. This travel set of Ionic Hair Dryer and mini Straighteners is ideal. The Hair Dryer has 3 temperature and 2 speed settings, as well as a ‘cool shot’ function and concentrater nozzle fitting. The mini straighteners are fast heating, heating up to a maximum of 200 degrees and feature Carbon ceramic plates.
Available at Watsons for 1,499P
Paper Shoot Camera
These digital cameras are made of stone paper, so they’re super slim (thinner than a cellphone) and lightweight.
The cameras can take 5mp photos with 4 Photo Effects: Normal, Black & White, Sepia, and Blue. Each photo has 5,038,848 effective pixels with JPEG format
Inclusions: 1 camera unit, 1 casing with ring, 1 micro USB cable, 1 paper strap, 2 brass fasteners, 2 backup plastic fasteners, and 2 AAA batteries. SD Card not included. Add on Lenses available from 750P
Available from Paper Shoot Philippines. Also available at Digital Walker (Eastwood Mall, Alabang Town Center, EDSA Shangri-La Plaza, Estancia Mall, Robinsons Magnolia). Papemelroti (SM North EDSA, Roces Ave QC, Glorietta, UP Town Center, SM Megamall). The Craft Central Greenbelt 5. Krieytib Hub (San Fernando, La Union)