Shopping shorts: New items from Pandora, Havaianas, Nivea

Posted at 03/07/2014 2:54 PM | Updated as of 03/07/2014 2:54 PM

MANILA – Here are some announcements that may make shopping lovers happy.

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Pandora to launch Spring ’14 collection

Jewelry brand Pandora is set to launch on March 13 its Spring ’14 collection, which features intricate pieces in pastel shades of lavender, pink, purple and blue.

The new collection includes figures such as silver dangle butterflies with cubic zirconia, silver daisies with black enamel, and butterfly charms with Murano glass.

Some pieces from Pandora’s Spring ’14 collection. Photo: Handout

Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora is known for high-quality and hand-finished jewelry at affordable prices.

The brand’s Manila branches are located at Adora Greenbelt 5, Glorietta 4, Bonifacio High Street Central, Newport Mall at Resorts World Manila, The Podium, Shangri-La Plaza East Wing, Megamall Building D, Elemento in Aura Mall, and Century City Mall.

Havaianas unveils Neon collection

Havaianas recently introduced flip-flops in bright, vivid colors which are part of the brand’s aptly named Neon collection.

Some of the pieces from Havaianas’ Neon collection. Photo: Handout

Aimed at adding “that extra oomph” to a person’s look, the collection features flip-flops in Havaianas’ Top, Slim, Slim Lace and Slim Graphic styles.

The items are sold at All Flip-Flops stores nationwide.

Nivea combines sunscreen, tanning lotion

Skin and body care brand Nivea kicked off summer by introducing a new product – a sunscreen that promises an even, natural tan.

Called Nivea Sun Protect and Bronze, the product is said to work with the skin’s natural tanning process by stimulating melanin production while caring for the skin with UV protection.

Nivea Sun Protect and Bronze. Photo: Handout

“This is the first ever sunscreen in the market that can stimulate the skin’s natural tanning process and at the same time enhance its built-in protective mechanism because of melanin production. And we couldn’t be any more proud with this breakthrough,” said Alex Schwieger, Nivea Philippines’ country manager.

Nivea Sun Protect and Bronze is said to be equipped with special UV filters and provide instant protection against harmful UVA and UVB radiation, and contains no artificial colorants or bronzing agents.

The product is priced at P599 for a 200-ml bottle and is available in department stores, drug stores and supermarkets.