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My SM Kenko Sparomatherapy Experience

SM Kenko Sparomatherapy Experience
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My SM Kenko Sparomatherapy Experience

A solo night’s pampering, a treat after a long day’s hard work alone or with friends or a little getaway for the family; I am sure you all want this, so today I’m sharing a GEM that you can find in Manila where you can experience contemporary modern Japanese ambiance merging with the quintessential Japanese service; SM Kenko Spa – Manila’s first authentic Japanese health spa, for you and your family. Sm Kenko Spa is at par with high end international spas not only in appearance but in services as well. I experience their signature massage SPAROMATHERAPY. This massage service package includes the ff: 4 hours pool usage + unlimited use of wet floor + 90 minutes of full body massage. PRICE: Php980 Sparomatherapy massage uses only blended natural oils from Australia.

SM Kenko Spa

SM Kenko Spa at Winford Hotel

Once inside, let go and luxuriate in their unique, rejuvenating and truly world-class services, which they have taken pride of in the last 18 years. The place is so cozy <3 I love their big space of lounge, here you can relax while watching TV and drinking the complimentary cup of tea. I love Sauna; it’s where you can relax both body and mind. I always go to Onzen (温泉) when I used to live in Japan to relax, refresh and rejuvenate.  Seeing all their facilities, it feels like I’m in a genuine Japanese Spa!

SM Kenko Spa Lounge Area

Sm Kenko Spa | AyeshaHeart Sparomatherapy Experience

Too Japanese I say coz I notice the gender inequality where they have bigger/spacious sauna and massage rooms for men than women’s similar to the Onzen that I’ve tried in Japan before.

Sauna Room for Women

 Sauna Room for Men

TOP PHOTO: Women’s Massage Room

BOTTOM PHOTO: Men’s Massage Room

Unlimited Use of Wet Floor at SM Kenko Spa

Inside Women’s Sauna room: Lockers, towels, a Japanese garment; Yukatta  (浴衣), shower rooms. They also provide slippers, toothbrush, toothpaste, shavers and any bath necessities that you need.


I am beyond excited to try their Sauna coz it’s been a while since my last. With my frenzied schedule, it’s time for that much deserved “me time” IN STYLE only at SM Kenko Spa. Sauna health benefits are amazing and here are some of the reasons why I love Sauna; extreme stress reduction, cleanses the skin, flushes toxins, helps to lose weight effortlessly and many more. All you need to remember when you try their Sauna is the six cycle; Wet- Dry-Heat-Cool down-Rest-Repeat.

Wear as little as possible inside, either wear an old swimwear or towel, in my case; I only wear towel that they provided.

I Shower first to remove any dirt, body odor, sweat, lotion, perfume and the like then dry off. There is a water dispenser in the room so I Drink 2-4 glasses of water while waiting for the sauna to reach its right temperature. It’s time to step inside, I spend between two to six minutes to soak the heat (depending to your comfort, you don’t need to force yourself to stay long inside; I stayed for 8-10 mins). After that, I get out of the Sauna room and stayed at their spacious lounge for a couple of minutes to cool down and get that excess heat out of my body. Then, I take a shower,applied my fave moisturizer and of course I didn’t forget my hair; wrong use of the sauna is the most common cause of over dried hair, that’s why I have my new hair bff with me; the Cream Silk Fresh Hydration conditioner.

Ayesha Heart at SM Kenko Spa for Sparomatherapy

After I cool down, it’s time to rest for a couple of mins. or so for my pulse rate and blood pressure to come back to normal. I have a cup of tea at the lounge. You can repeat the cycle as the heat and cold is an exercise for your circulatory system and skin as well. Next step is to enjoy the four hour usage of pool yay! YASSSS! I’m so lucky to have the pool alone, I’m able to enjoy it exclusively  SPELL VIP!

Ayesha Heart at SM Kenko Spa for Sparomatherapy Experience

Poolside chill sessions have never looked this good! <3

After this, I take a good bath and prepare for their signature 60 mins full body massage.

My massage therapist is very professional, she asks me each time if her hand pressure is sufficient. She knows what she’s doing and able to locate my body aches.  I am happy with the massage experience, I almost fell asleep.  The room has a very low light, no sound and well secured. I wish they could put a calm music in the room for a total relaxation experience; nonetheless, it’s the best!

My Experience with SM Kenko Sparomatherapy

I’ve absolutely tried saunas before for numerous times already and SM Kenko Spa is similar to the Japanese type of Onsen (温泉) . I only have two cents: I wish they could add relaxing music in the Sauna & the massage room and I wish they include a buffet offer in the package: D I felt hungry after swimming. There’s a bar in the pool area but I am not sure if they serve foods (it’s still OK even if there’s an additional amount in the Sparomatherapy package). The staffs are all nice; they assist me all the time with all smiles in their faces. I feel like a Queen during my stay! It is an experience that you should absolutely try for at least once in your life.


What do you think about SM Kenko Sparomatherapy?

Would you like to try it? Why or why not?

Have you experienced sauna before? How was it?


Pamper.. Relax.. Renew…

SM Kenko Spa | Facebook 
Winford Hotel Manila
11th floor Winford Hotel, Manila

Thank you JDR Marketing, Jeffrey De Real Rusios, event marketing coordinator. I can’t wait to visit the SM Kenko Spa at Networld Hotel.



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I Want to Become Sample Room’s next Beauty Insider

I Want to Become Sample Room’s next Beauty Insider
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I Want to Become Sample Room’s next Beauty Insider

Sample Room is opening 3 MORE SLOTS for their BEAUTY INSIDERS circle. I read this exciting news on April 7th on Sample Room’s blog and my heart feels like fireworks are going off inside reading it! After recognizing my works; turn out to be their Roommate of the month for January 2018 , and an active VIP member, today I am taking another positive step towards my future. I agree to their featured article on me: “Nothing is impossible with a faith that overflows, with a mind that’s positive, and with a heart that’s brave enough to jump off the cliff.” Yes, I am a goal digger, I don’t wait for the “perfect time”, I always take advantage of the time that I am given just like today and I am making things happen.

I can and I will become Sample Room’s next Beauty Insider

Ayesha Heart Sample Room’s next Beauty Insider

As I sit by the pool right at this moment, I am thinking people always keep waiting for that amazing thing to happen but in my case this is it, right now! A Sample Room Beauty Insider isn’t someone who just owns a website and does product reviews; it’s someone who slay, empowers women with the power of choice, honest review after honest review and someone who makes things happen and that is ME! I’ve been sharing my beauty passion with other women on the internet for more than a decade and Sample Room makes it easier for me to share it and connect with my audience a.k.a #AyeshaHeartfam through product experiences. It was 2012 when I first find out about them and I will never get tired of saying that I love their unique idea of “Try before You Buy” that’s why Sample Room has a special place in my heart. Sample Room is already a part of my life, my day is not complete without checking their blogs, latest updates in all their social media accounts, and featured products; in fact here are some proofs…

Being a Sample Room PH Beauty Insider is neither a part-time or full time job, it’s a lifestyle!


So if you are a Filipina Blogger who is the woman to watch out for crisp, raw and charming voices in the local beauty scene JUST LIKE ME, join and be part of the growing #SampleRoomPH family #SRBeautyInsider (Deadline of applications will be until today only, April 24th, 2018)  let’s empower one another!

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My First Quarter Milestones and Occasions to Look Forward To

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My First Quarter Milestones and Occasions to Look Forward To

How is it we’re in the middle of April already? Time flies really fast and I’m having an awesome start of the year. There are so many things to be grateful for and some of the first four months’ highlights are the ff; I became Sample Room PH’s RoomMate of the Month for January 2018, I also launched GalamorousPH; my clothing brand and shop – it’s a new clothing brand that will revolutionize the way you see fashion. a.k.a “Style like a Bossbabe™” then I’ve been nominated as Nuffnang’s Style Savvy of the Year (fashion category). The latter part is all because of YOU, my beautiful and precious AYESHAHEARTFAM <3 Thank you for putting me to the top list, it means the world to me! There is no trophy, money, award or any prize that compares to your EVERYDAY support and big hearts. I will not get tired to say THANK YOU and I LOVE YOU SO MUCHHH!

My First Quarter Milestones and Occasions to Look Forward

Nuffnang’s Style Savvy of the Year 2018 Nominee

New blog partnerships and exciting events are coming and I can’t wait for the perfect time to share it with you! My birthday month is also nearing; it is 23 days till my special day! I am excited for what’s in store for me in the following months. Let us all do our best and slay everyday. Push yourself, take the risk and make it happen!

Ayesha Heart Birthday

We also have Mother’s day on May 13th, have you thought of Mother Day’s gifts to make her day a special one? Moms always claim she never need or wants anything but actually their hearts are bursting with joy when you show amount of thought.  I am planning to her a personalized hexagon mirror but my eye catches the personalized soft leather travel gift set for her. Can you help me pick one?

Mother & Father's Day Gifts Ideas

Let’s not forget about our amazing dads too :D. Their special day is on June 17th, a great dad deserves a fantastic present. I am looking for Father’s Day gifts that will make him smile this June. He loves collecting drink glass, (ahhh you should see his wine and men’s drink collection <3) should I get a personalized ‘best dad’ Whisky glass. Or should I get a personalized Gent’s Watch stand for his watch collection?

How’s your first quarter of the year? What special occasions are you looking forward? Comment away! I’d love to read it.


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