What’s Up: Watsons is Keeping Your Health and Budget in Check

What’s Up: Watsons is Keeping Your Health and Budget in Check


Ever since the pandemic struck the country, our obsession with hand soaps, sanitizers, alcohol, and disinfectant sprays has doubled—maybe even tripled. We would linger in the hygiene sections of stores, as if cleaning products and health essentials were more important than any other item on our checklist. We would get three of this and two of that; we wanted to lessen our trips outdoors. Luckily, Watsons Philippines has got the everyday essentials that we might be looking for.

Social media influencer Jaz Reyes shopping in the health and beauty section

Watsons Philippines offers thousands of products covering all categories—from personal care, skin care, and baby care through hair care, and paper and cotton goods.

It’s an early holiday cheer with Watsons’ red and white

On Monday, June 20, 2022, I was able to take part in the Watsons Philippines Switch and Savers’ Shopping Spree Event held at the SM Megamall branch. This is the brand’s first in-person event in almost three years. The store put up a massive display of Watsons brands’ wide assortment of products at the center, and a photo area where regulars can show off their haul. The site was adorned with the Switch and Save Campaign’s signature motif, red and white.

In attendance were various influencers and media personalities who all enjoyed a day of in-store shopping. Guests stocked up on brand favorites and discovered other products from the brand that they just had to check out.

Watsons brand means getting more while spending less

Watsons Switch and Save shopping entrance

While I was there, I was able to snag some of the brand’s best sellers and a few crowd favorites. The first order of business was the White Tea & Ginger Scented Gel Hand Wash and Green Tea Scented Invigorating Wet Wipes. Then, I scored an amazing deal on body lotions, vitamins, and treatment shampoos and conditioners among other things. Some of these items were marked buy-one-get-one, so it was an extra treat for shoppers, myself included.

It was a superb shopping experience. Watsons proved to have the more affordable options, not to mention the accommodating staff who are more than willing to assist you while you shop. Mica, a BPO employee who happened to have just stumbled upon the floor where the brand was holding the shopping spree event and decided to participate, shared that the brand is a one-stop-shop for her personal care needs. “[It’s] complete from head to toe. ‘Di [ko] na kailangan puntahan isa-isa sa iba’t ibang stores.” [I don’t have to shop for items one by one in different stores.]

A close-up shot of Watsons brand favorites and best sellers

To top it all, Watsons card holders can enjoy twice as many points with every purchase of Watsons brand products. On the other hand, elite members can enjoy five times more. 

Switch and Save today. To shop, go to any Watsons branch from over 900 stores nationwide. You may also visit their website, or download the Watsons app for Android and iOS and enjoy an even wider selection of Watsons brand products.

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