Do you mean Filipino soap operas like telenovelas? Or sabong panglaba like powder or bar soap for laundry detergent? Or beauty bars for your face and body?
FilAm Store will have a large selection of soap favorites from the Philippines.
Local and imported: Amira, Block & White, Biolink, C.Y. Gabriel Glutathione Soap, Giga, Likas Papaya Herbal Soap, Maxi-Peel, Safeguard, Silka, Royale Beauty Kojic Papaya Soap, Tide, Herbal, Placenta, Papaya Skin Whitening, pH care, Ysa Papaya Soap…
The Philippines is a tropical country and the locals like taking a shower at least once a day. It’s that hot and humid. Everyone’s sweating, and dust and grime easily cling to our skin under the conditions.
They say in Europe, particularly in Spain where there are a lot of our countrymen, the landlords don’t like Filipino tenants because they use so much water for showering! It’s our national habit. It doesn’t always occur to us that since we’re not sweating as much in temperate climes, there’s no need for us to bathe or rinse as often.
Soap is not just for cleaning… It’s always for making us smell good… Di ba Filipinos have that distinctive soap smell? Hehehe… Amoy bagong paligo!
Tapos may medicinal soaps din na ginagamit natin para sa tigyawat. Kung ano mang hinahanap ninyo, sabihin lang ninyo sa amin at kukunin namin para sa inyo.
As for soap operas, sige kukuha din kami ng mga telenovela on DVD, kahit in reality mas madali sigurong makahanap ng mapapanood online o sa local television stations kahit saan ka man sa mundo, pero lalo na sa mga bansang may malaking population ng mga Pilipino, gaya ng America at Canada.
To note, according to PhilStar, the top five soap operas in the Philippines have been:
- Bridges of Love
- Oh My G!
- On The Wings of Love
- Pangako Sa ‘Yo
- The Rich Man’s Daughter