Hair Philosophie

PROFESSIONAL hair care at affordable prices, this is the philosophy behind the new hair salon that recently opened at the second level of the Abreeza Mall.

The team behind the new salon- Jana Calma with her mother, Lelis PImentel, & creative partner Jing Monis

“I’ve been a client of Jing Monis for almost two decades now,” said the Lelis Pimentel, the woman who brought the brand to Davao, ”Even before Jing’s regular quarterly visits to Davao, which started in 2000, to service his clientele, I was already going back and forth to Manila to visit him in his salon,” she added.

Unveiling the new Hair Philosophie Salon

“I have been contemplating about opening this shop for years now. The market in Davao seeking the services of beauty institutions has grown through the years. I feel the time is ripe,” replied Pimentel when asked why she chose to open only this year.

A toast to the new salon!

As for Jing Monis on opening the Hair Philosophie brand and attaching his name on it, the popular and creative hair stylist’s customary service approach in his high-end salon will be adapted in the newly opened salon in Davao City. The Hair Philosophie brand will make sure that the same excellent service and premium quality products will be made available to all the Davao clients.

With the "mane man" Jing Monis & guests Carine Bacani, Chuchay Sison, & endorser Daniel Matsunaga

Joining Monis and Pimentel on the unveiling of the new salon were Monis’ brand ambassadors from the fields of cinema and fashion.

Monis' brand ambassadors Paul Jake Castillo & Kaye Abad

Fifth Solomon & Nichole Baranda, Monis' young brand ambassadors

“I believe that professional hair care is essential because it is the most noticeable and permanent accessory of every person,” said Jing Monis, the Chief Creative Director of the salon chain.

This belief will be translated in the services of the Hair Philosophie Salon which promises to deliver the best and latest services in the industry— from the finest cutting, coloring, styling, to up-to-date hair treatments— to each client walking through their doors.

Event host Phoemala Baranda with Marijac Pamintuan

“Proper hair care can only be achieved through regular visits to the salon. We want to delight our clients by providing top of the line services at very affordable prices to keep them coming back,” said Pimentel.

“I want Hair Philosophie to be synonymous to a great hair experience, an experience of affordable luxury,” said Monis.

 Seen at the opening:

Jing Monis with Nikki Bian

Jenny Cosculluela, Malouchi Gahol & Marissa Tionko

Tobi & Michelle Ang

Vince & Tricie Arcenas with Benjie Lopez

Davao designers Dodjie Batu & Edgar Buyan

Dondi Calma & Jay Sison

Tobi & Michelle Ang

Chris Alisson, Prasama Lee, & Pam Quiñones

And the selfie for the night.


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Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on December 02, 2015.