The Philippine company C.Y. Gabriel is named after its founder Mrs. Crisanta Yanga Vda. De Gabriel.
In the year 1959, Mrs. C.Y. Gabriel pioneered the production of a special bleaching soap that whitens, smoothens and keeps the skin looking healthy. For decades, it was popularly known as Cy Gabriel Wonder Soap.
Today, CY Gabriel Commercial manufactures variants of the original soap, such as Special Pink, Special Green (Medicated), Papaya, Lemon, Squalane Plus Papaya, Pure White, Green Papaya, Placenta, Glutathione With Milk Extract, Glutathione with Citrus Extract, and Kojic with Glutathione.