Even princesses need a me-time just like everybody. And what better way to reward the future queens is to pamper them with relaxing massage that will rejuvenate and heal their tired body and muscles from a whole day of commitment as candidates of Miss Philippines Earth 2016.
Six lovely ladies representing their hometown visited Soneva Spa in Tomas Morato, Quezon City, early this afternoon. Soneva Spa specializes in facial and body spa treatments and has been a sponsor of the Miss Philippines Earth beauty pageant.
Eva Eunice Reinoso
Representing Northern Luzon, from City of Alaminos, is Eva Eunice Reinoso who is turning 22 tomorrow, May 3. Eunice is a Conservatory of Music Majoring in Voice Musical Theater student from University of Santo Tomas. Her advocacy is to encourage everyone to fight against nature pollution.
“Super sarap ng paghihilot sa akin ni ate. The experience here (Soneva) is very amazing,” Eunice shared of her massage treatment experience.
Eunice’s Instagram/Snapchat is @evaaanism and you can follow her Facebook updates via Eva Reinoso account.
Imelda Bautista Schweighart
From Southern Luzon, representing Puerto Princesa, we also met Imelda Schweighart, 20-year old Researcher from Palawan. Imelda is also the Miss Puerto Princesa 2016 who is very proud of her province, especially its marine biodiversity and beaches.
“My experience with Soneva is very therapeutic and I loved the therapist’s touch. I felt like I was healed in a jiffy,” said the lovely candidate who is advocating soil protection from genetically modified organisms (GMO) and chemically engineered seeds. At the same time, Imelda is also pushing for organic farming.
Imelda can be reached through her Facebook account Imelda Bautista Schweighart.
Justine Blaire Galang
From NCR and representing Paranaque City, 23-year old Justine Blaire Galang shared to us her advocacy which is to promote responsible traveling. It’s no surprise because Blaire works as a flight attendant and has travel to various places in the world. She lists Japan, Singapore, and Canada as the cleanest country she have been to. Blaire believes that the youth can really help in promoting her chosen advocacy for our country to attract more tourists and responsible travelers.
“The experience in Soneva Spa is really amazing. The staff are friendly and accommodating. We all had a great time here,” answered Blaire when we asked about her massage treatment.
Although a first-timer in pageant competition, Justine looks very positive and is having fun of the journey. “I’m just enjoying this pageant. No pressure and no worries,” shared Justine.
Follow Justine on Instagram/Twitter @JustineBlaire. Her Facebook page is Justine Blaire Galang for Ms Philippines Earth 2016.
Ricci Joy Jereza
All the way from Visayas region, Ricci Joy Jereza is carrying the name and beauty of Bacolod City. The 24-year old candidate is a brand ambassadress, professional singer, a consultant strategist, event host, and backpacker. All the more that a lady like Ricci needs a much needed pampering time.
“Ang sarap. Masarap talaga ang experience. Very out-of-the-body experience kapag narerelax ka every once in a while. Especially if you’re a modern Filipina, you’re very busy and supporting yourself, and you’re working, as well as being in the pageant,” said the eloquent Miss Philippines Earth candidate.
Ricci’s environmental advocacy is to encourage everyone towards organic farming. “Mahalaga na alam natin kung saan nanggagaling yung pagkain natin so we can, not just maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle, but as well as by that ways we’ll help everyone lessen the use of pesticides, chemicals,” Ricci stated. “Organic food is kinda pricey, than the usual food we can have over the counter, but I always believe that health is wealth. Sounds cliche, that slogan itself, but health, when you take care of it, pag tumanda na tayo dun tayo aani. And now if you’re not taking care of it, mas mahal ang ma-ospital.”
Follow Ricci on Instagram/Twitter @riccijereza and on Facebook via Ricci Jereza.
From Mindanao, standing right in front of us is the pretty Bellatrix Tan, 20-year old from Zamboanga City. She had the hilot treatment and she find the experience amazing and relaxing.
A BA Communication graduate from Ateneo de Zamboanga University, Bella believes that strong family ties and teaching the children to plant trees can help save Mother Earth, forever. “If parents can teach their kids with little things like planting trees, conserving our water, it will greatly help our environment,” explained Bella.
Follow Bella on Instagram/Twitter @tanbellatrix and on Facebook at Bellatrix Tan for more updates.
Kiara Giel Hamlig Gregorio
Lastly, when asked about her massage treatment, 19-year old Kiara Giel Hamlig Gregorio mentioned, “It has been an absolutely amazing. It is such a pleasure to be having a massage here at this beautiful spa. Of course not only because, they’re also an organic spa.”
Kiara, who is a Law student, is representing the Filipino Community in London. She is also advocating the One With The Earth campaign. According to Kiara, One With The Earth has three main objectives and these are: Teach Skills, Influence Mind, and Build the Future.
“Climate change really is an ecological holocaust, so I think campaigns such as one like this is what we really need right now,” Kiara told us.
Kiara is not new in the beauty pageant competition. She was Miss World Philippines 2015 Finalist and Miss Philippines Earth – UK 2016.
Follow Kiara on Instagram/Twitter @kiara_giel. You can also follow her Facebook updates via Kiara Giel Hamlig Gregorio account.
Miss Philippines Earth 2016 Coronation Night
It’s a pleasure to meet the ladies and we are very glad that they have their own advocacies that will help shape and save the environmental issues of Mother Earth.
Join the ladies on their journey as they reach for the crown come June 12, 2016 for the 16th Miss Philippines Earth Coronation Night.
Visit www.missphilippines-earth.com to know more about the pageant and the candidates. Like the Facebook page www.facebook.com/MissPhilippinesEarthOfficial to view the latest gallery of photos of the beautiful ladies competing for Miss Philippines Earth 2016.
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