It’s ECQ once again in Metro Manila. How are you all holding up?
During these trying times, nothing is quite sure. One minute, we can still go out and enjoy al-fresco dining, and next, we’re back to staying at home. But, amidst this uncertainty, monthly online sales are ever consistent with cheering us up even just a tiny bit. Who wouldn’t want free shipping and an extra 10-percent off on their online orders? Definitely not this writer!
For the month of August, we focus on featuring products from different local shops to support micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the country, especially as they’re one of the many sectors significantly hit by the pandemic.
If you want to show your support to our local community, here are some products which will go on sale on 8.8:
Lotus Activewear Stormi Sports Bra (P795 – Sale Price P771)
If you want to get your mind off the news even for a little while, the best way to do this is to engage in regular physical activity. Wearing this Lotus Activewear Stormi Set will not only help you get on the mat but will also make you feel great while working out due to its comforting material of 78 percent Polyester and 22 percent Spandex.
Strokes Beauty Lab Premium Brow Kit Bundle (P1998 – Sale Price P1839)
Strokes Eye Beauty Studio, founded by Keighty Wong and Momoi Supe, is known for its premium quality eyebrow sculpting services by. But during this lockdown, Strokes Beauty offers a DIY Premium Brow Kit Bundle that will add an extra oomph to your eyebrow game while you stay at home and attend your Zoom meetings.
Loucapin Bamboo Lid Jar Glass (P68 – Sale Price P59)
If you’re a member of Home Buddies, then you’ve probably already seen this Loucapin Bamboo Lid Jar Glass somewhere on the Facebook group. Since organizing the pantry is all the rage lately, thanks to countless Tiktok video references and the “KonMari” method, these airtight, food-grade glass jars are perfect for when you’re planning to organize your kitchen one of these days!
B Coffee Co. Sedosa Latte Coffee Capsules (P2590 – Sale Price P2090)
Dalgona coffee is so 2020! It’s time to level up your coffee experience with B Coffee Co.’s Sedosa Latte flavor. When you avail of 10 packs on 8.8, you will receive another free pack and an additional P500-off its original price. B Coffee Co. takes pride in curating 100 percent roast and ground coffee beans to deliver accessible and high-quality coffee capsules in the country.
Coco Dolce Milk Chocolate (P240)
For those not in the know, the Philippines has prime soil for cacao and coconut. With Coco Dolce Chocolates, you can indulge in locally-made single-origin premium chocolates ranging from Milk Chocolate, Milk Chocolate with Pili Nuts, Milk Chocolate with Rice Krisps, Dark Chocolate with Chili, and Dark Chocolate 65 percent.
Suppose you miss going on staycations in your favorite nearby hotels such as Shangri-La, Peninsula, Grand Hyatt, Okada, and Solaire. In that case, this reed diffuser from Perf & Co. is perfect for you. With scents inspired by the five hotels mentioned, you can transform your room’s vibe and make it smell like a luxurious hotel! Other scents include Lavender, Fresh Bamboo, and Eucalyptus.
Tala by Kyla Pastel Butterfly Necklace (P299 – Sale Price P293)
Dainty pieces never go out of style, just like this Tala by Kyla’s Pastel Butterfly Necklace. This 18” gold-plated accessory can be worn as is, but you can also layer it with other necklaces.
Happy Island Sweet Vanilla Scented Soy Candle (P591 – Sale Price P551)
Lighting up a scented candle is one at-home way to relax. The warm light of a candle creates a sense of coziness and coupled with a relaxing aroma, it can make you feel serene or inspired. If you’ve been looking for a scented candle produced locally that has a wide range of scents, then the Happy Island Candles are for you! Give the Sweet Vanilla variant a try for your next rest & relaxation session. It has a simple yet interesting combination of vanilla with apricot notes.
In partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry, Lazada Philippines aims to fuel the resilience and growth of MSMEs in the country by showcasing even more brands and products during Lazada’s 8.8 Love Local Sale happening from August 8 to 12.
What are you planning to cop on the 8.8 sale? Let us know in the comments section below!