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Unstoppable Women who illustrates the Power of Motherhood

Founded in 1979 and based in Vista, CA, CND is the global leader in professional nail, hand, and foot beauty – including SHELLAC® Brand 14+ Day Nail Color. CND is an industry-leading advocate for the role of nail care in personal beauty and fashion. This month, CND wanted to share an interview with three moms who captured the CND SHELLAC® Brand’s winning proposition, helping women (especially mothers) live unstoppable lives by keeping their nails beautiful and strong while being fully taken care of.

Meet three outstanding & #Unstoppable Moms who were able to juggle between work (business), personal life, and being the best mom there is.

Wedding Essentials; Publisher, Kitten Zapata, CND, asked her about her journey and how it shaped her to become the best version of herself.

My journey has treated me well. Time and trials had shaped me to be a better person. The fight for equality is no longer my fight song. I have learned to seek balance in life, my work, and my relationships by making sure I am aligned spiritually and mentally. I make sure to take a break whenever I need one. The version of me now makes me feel good about my being a mother, a friend, a daughter, a career person, and a child of God. I am a woman, and I am unstoppable”. Just like CND’s shade, Self-Lover from The Colors of You Collection, Kitten taught us to keep a strong balance in our lives and include loving ourselves in the process.

Ailene Chua-Co, Publisher for Trend Hotspot and Business Owner for A-List & Partners Consulting Group Inc. and ALC & Partners Real Estate. CND asked her how her typical day starts and what fuels her to keep moving.

I wake up every day at 7 am. Have a 15 minutes meditation before starting my day. Being a publisher and running two more companies is quite a lot to handle. But whenever I think of my Twin Daughters and how their future would be, I cannot stop. My passion to make this world a better place for them is what keeps me alive, to help contribute to the world”.

Ailene’s capacity to effectively juggle her businesses and take care of her daughters makes her a Mover & Shaker of this generation; her strength and stamina well reflect the perspective of this beautiful shade from The Colors of You collection. Ailene also shared her passion to make this world a better place, reminding us with the empowering light grey of Change Sparker, also from the same collection.

Finally, we have Charlene Panutat-Carlos or whom we are acquainted to as Mama Botanika; we asked her how she’s able to take good care of herself alongside taking good care of her kids and plant babies.

I am a mom to 4 kids and hundreds of plants. Being in the garden most of the day, I work with my hands and abuse them very much. I indulge in self-care by using the super yummy smelling CND Almond Hydrating Lotion and the CND Solar Oil for my cuticles!”

Truly, Mama Botanika’s brief answer made us realize that there’s still time to take care of yourself even if your hands are tied to work and kids; indeed, an inspiring Unstoppable woman.

Such an inspiring story of three different Unstoppable women whose life embodies the true strength of a Filipina Mom, loving, nurturing, and most of all a FIGHTER. Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers out there!

CND’s Colors of You Collection is available in all Nail Addik branches, Cait & Ping Nail Salon, and The Nail Lounge Laoag City.

Written by Village Connect

In a world where free quarterly print and online publications rule, Concept and Beyond Publishing (formerly, Tesmarias Publishing) a publisher of Village Connect (VC) stands out as a pillar and a trailblazer, raising the bar for complimentary magazines with quality reads that are tailored to discriminating Filipino urbanites.

As a print and digital publication, VC strives to provide readers an insightful glimpse into the ever-changing business landscape through relevant dialogue and inclusive coverage of trending news, information, and lifestyle tidbits within (and outside) the metropolis.

On a bigger scale, VC identifies and promotes Philippine innovations in various industries and connects them with Manila’s young and upbeat populace.

Since its founding in 2011, VC emerged as a household and business name, with a monthly circulation of 50,000 copies distributed FREE in Metro Manila, VC is targeted toward select villages, multi-dwelling outfits (condominiums, serviced apartments), banks, and lifestyle facilities including salons, wellness institutes, and beauty and fitness centers. It is also exclusively carried by Figaro Coffee Shops in Metro Manila – truly living up to its goal of connecting villages and businesses.

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