MEN, TOO – Thought all along that very few men, if any at all, patronized nail salons. Turned out that 20 percent of the clients of Nails.Glow are men.
“That’s why our color is green,” says Ms. AJ Opeña, who owns and runs Nails.Glow along with her husband Ferdie.
Green is not identified or associated with a particular sex, neutral.
Last week, the couple introduced to media their endorser, Nadine Lustre, who definitely glowed that day, enjoying the company of the press and some franchise holders.
In no time, Nadine will have her own franchise, seeing it’s a wise investment. Joked that boyfriend James Reid should by all means be invited to Nails.Glow for mani-pedi and foot spa. She simply smiled.
STARTING SMALL – Ferdie and AJ (Ana Joy) started small, in 2009 in a small lot in Quezon City, but through hard work and good service, the nail salon has now 50 branches (or franchise), including one in Riyadh.
Then, AJ herself did mani-pedi, but now, she joked, she only gives that special service to Ferdie.
The first endorser of Nails.Glow is Liza Soberano.
By the way Pinky Fernando of Fernando’s Bakeshop provided special cakes and cupcakes for the occasion.
IN LOVE – Back to Nadine Lustre’s special glow that day…or any day. There’s nothing like a woman in love to have that look, a special inner glow. When James confessed that Nadine was her offscreen (not to say onscreen) leading lady, she transformed into this dazzling beauty.
Keep it up, Nadine! Stay as sweet as you are!
SECOND MISS WORLD? – Will Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray be the second Miss World from the Philippines? That is after Megan Young.
Mel Caparas asks, saying the six years with Cory Quirino as Miss World national director, she has produced, aside from Megan, first runners-up Gwendoline Ruais, semifinalist Queenierich Rehman, Valerie Weighmann, Hillarie Parrungao.
The 66th Miss World will be staged at the Gaylord Convention Center in Maryland USA on Dec. 18.
Cat will wear a gown designed by Francis Libiran, who’s also behind Megan’s winning gown in 2013.
The reigning Miss World is Lalaguna Royo of Spain.