Weekly Roundup; Nike, Shopify & Pond’s

SWEAT IT OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE. In the market for new workout clothes? Nike has improved their renowned Dri-FIT technology to. Clothing made out of Dri-FIT the soft, lightweight patented material is designed specifically for athletes and sports enthusiasts who train in hot weather climates by wicking away sweat and drying faster to keep the user’s body temperature cool. So while I know it feels great to train in your ratty, oversized cotton t-shirt from the high school reunion that happened two years ago, maybe it’s time to put that t-shirt in the past where it belongs and try out something new ;)  And after you’ve picked up your brand new gear, sign up for the Jakarta Heart Run taking place on October 13, 2013 in support of the Indonesian Heart Foundation. Start training now and take your pick between the 5K or 10K run to keep your ticker in prime shape while helping the heart health of others, Everybody wins!


SIMPLIFY YOUR ONLINE STORE. Attention to all self-starting fashion and beauty entrepreneurs: Shopify has arrived in Indonesia! I think plenty of you have been clamoring for this leading e-commerce one-stop solution, and now here it is. Shopify simplifies your venture into the world of e-commerce by shouldering the details that go into opening an online store: it streamlines product uploading, layout design, shopping cart, and payment options into one package. Gone are the days of unattractive Facebook storefronts! You can pick out from a selection of free layouts, and it even has a blogging platform to help strengthen your communication with your customers. Shopify also has round-the-clock support staff to assist you with any problems you might run into while managing your online store.

SORT OUT THOSE SPOTS. On August 20, Pond’s officially launched its newest product, specifically targeted for people with acne-prone skin. The Pond’s Acne Complete Solution complete range includes a facial cleanser, cleansing wipes, concealer pen, and a pimple gel to help reduce the appearance of zits overnight. Acne brings with it a slew of other skin problems like blackheads, whiteheads, big pores, and dull skin.  Through this complete solution, Pond’s offers another option for those with acne-prone skin to help beat acne and any corresponding skin issues. Have you tried anything from this line, Ladies?  A review is in the works!