Allyza Quirante

Content Producer, Lifestyle Writer, Essayist, Copywriter

Location icon Philippines

I'm a 20-year-old freelance writer from Manila.

I have an insatiable curiosity for lifestyle. I write essays and articles ranging from society and culture to mothers and parenting.

I also know the basics of graphic design and photography and I want to further these skills.

I'm passionate about telling stories, so if you feel the same way, drop me a line at [email protected]

Portfolio

Essays

Manila Bulletin Newsbit
It's a match!

With people hooked to their smartphones 24/7, it's no surprise that there is an app for almost anything you could possibly imagine, including finding your next Valentine's date. The concept of having a dating app isn't a shocking evolution, considering that online dating has already existed in Western countries during the humble beginnings of the Internet in the '90s.

Manila Bulletin Newsbit
Nevertheless, she persisted

Towards the end of 2017, the #MeToo movement stormed several social media platforms, as people made a resounding stand against sexual harassment, after The New York Times exposed the deeply rooted oppression towards women behind the glamour and glory of Hollywood.

LIFESTYLE

Agriculture Monthly
07/13/2018
This Law Will Ban Stirrers and Straws in Metro Manila

With Filipinos increasingly taking interest in adapting an eco-friendly lifestyle, Senator Risa Hontiveros files a bill to help support this initiative. By Allyza Quirante Senate Bill No. 1866 or The Plastic Straw and Stirrer Ban of 2018 seeks to ban single-use plastic straws and drink stirrers in the food service industry, including your neighborhood's sari-sari store.

Manila Bulletin Lifestyle
Going the extra smile

With Belo Medical Group's long running campaign "Belo Goes the Extra sMILE," the company reminds us that beauty is not only skin deep, as they help bring back the confidence in children with cleft lip and palate.

Manila Bulletin Lifestyle
A promising future for infant formula milk

By Allyza Quirante Studies show that breastfeeding remains to be the golden standard in infant nutrition, especially since scientists have found that it contains prebiotics and probiotics that help culture healthy bacteria in the body. But for most of us, breastfeeding is no easy task, and some moms struggle with finding alternative formulas that are at par with the nutritional value of breast milk.

Manila Bulletin Lifestyle
Three ways to boost your child's confidence

By Allyza Quirante During her workshop tour here in the Philippines, author and founder of People Acuity, DeAnna Murphy, shares her advice in making use of strength strategies. Known for penning the self-improvement book, Shift Up!, she empowers readers to understand their needs and strengths to optimize their way of life.

Manila Bulletin Lifestyle
Teaching tots healthy eating habits

The dinner table is a place where parents instill good values and habits to their children. Among these lessons, we begin with importance of proper nutrition. With junk food all around us, educating kids on eating healthy at an early age is essential.

Manila Bulletin Lifestyle
A first of many fashion play dates

It was a day packed with photos, family, and fun, as Fifi and Co. PH (@fifiandcoph) invited several kid-fluencers and their families for their first fashion playdate. The kiddie clothing brand aims to allow kids to express themselves through clothing by letting our children "choose for themselves."

Manila Bulletin Lifestyle
NiƱa Corpuz weaves tradition into contemporary fashion

By Allyza Quirante At a time when fast fashion continues to dominate our closet racks, we are reminded of our rich culture and heritage with Inabel 2018, a fashion show celebrating the cotton farmers and weavers of Ilocos Norte.

Manila Bulletin Lifestyle
Tips for cooking with kids

By Allyza Quirante Cooking is an essential life skill that can help kids become more confident and independent. This is the same perspective mommy Bettinna Carlos shares with her daughter Gummy. Donned in their aprons, the mother-daughter duo showed their love for cooking as they participated in the Cheez Whiz "Cheeseventions" workshop.