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5 Reasons Why Your Hair Might be Falling Out

  Losing up to 100 strands of hair every day is normal. If your hair starts to shed more significant than usual, or if they do not grow back as they should, it can be a source of concern. Once the cause is detected, hair fall remedy or baldness cure for hair loss treatment can be easier.  While genetic condition like male pattern baldness is the main culprit for hair loss in the Philippines, the causes widely vary: genetic or hereditary hair loss, alopecia areata, male pattern hair loss and reactive hair loss. What are the possible reasons why your hair is excessively shedding? Find out the 5 reasons why your hair might be falling out. Read more:  How do you remedy or prevent excessive hair fall? Unlike other treatments, using natural ingredients for your hair is exceptionally safe. In the Philippines, NOVUHAIR® has sustained its market leadership and bagged as the leading hair loss treatment in 2019 (Euromonitor Passport Data 2019). NOVUHAIR® contains only natur

Gardenia Philippines Laging Kasama” free virtual concert.

“Break Bread, Make Music Together” The idea of Bayanihan is something that is deeply embedded in our culture. Regardless of how little or how much we have, it is wired in our DNA to always help, share, and support others, especially during times of crisis. This selflessness is what Gardenia Philippines successfully captured on its “Laging Kasama” concert, a free virtual concert that was held to celebrate Happy Bread Day. The event, which happened on October 24, 2020 via Facebook Live, gathered some of the best musical acts in the country who entertained everyone with their catchy tunes. The musical gathering invited renowned and rising stage performers like Kim Molina and Jerald Napoles (Rak of Aegis, Jowable, and Ang Pangarap Kong Holdap), Gloc 9, Ebe Dancel, and Keiko Necesario. In addition to the good music, the free event also raffled off free Gardenia bread packs to lucky winners. The campaign is the household brand’s latest effort to share happiness with everyone. The leading pro

Bust out your moves and win P50,000 with the Solane Dance Challenge!

  Get your bodies moving, bust out your winning dance moves and get a chance to win P50,000 by joining the Solane Dance Challenge social media contest! Participants may check out the Solane Dance Challenge, set to the new brand jingle, which is already uploaded on leading LPG provider Solane’s official Facebook page ( ). Joining is easy! Participants who want to join the contest must form a dance crew and produce their own dance video following the exact choreography of the Solane Dance Challenge which was created by the dance crew Live, Love, Party. Each group must consist of 2-5 members only aged 12 years old and above and could be made up of friends, officemates or family members, making it the perfect opportunity for bonding moments amid the pandemic!  All entries must be submitted before November 27, 2020 and uploaded on the Facebook account of the team’s representative with the caption, “Hi! We are (participants’ names or team name) from (parti

Understanding mental health and your overall well-being

  With almost half of our year being spent at home due to quarantine, staying positive, and avoiding depression is not easy, with our country being one of the highest rates of depression in Southeast Asia even before the COVID-19 pandemic began, with more than three million Filipinos afflicted with the illness.  Health experts say that anxiety, depression, and insomnia have become more prevalent among Filipinos in the past seven months since the pandemic began.  Based on the PhilCare CQ Study, which was conducted during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) period, 95.9 percent of Filipinos surveyed were worried about the health of their loved ones. Furthermore, nine out of ten respondents (89.9%) were “anxious about getting COVID-19.” Half of the 800 people nationwide who were surveyed (49.1%) also reported that their sleeping habits had "gone bad.” Practically half (45.5%) also said that they were having difficulty concentrating on daily tasks.  Worsening situation According t

Make bonding extra special just like Regine and Nate Alcasid in this new Jolly Spaghetti Ad

 As parents, nothing makes you happier than wonderful and magical bonding moments with your child. That quality time you spend with them and seeing them have the time of their lives with you, go a long way in bringing you closer together—especially when their favorite treat is around, too.  Mom and son duo Regine and Nate Alcasid-Velasquez show what it’s like to have a great time together by simply spending time with each other at home—no need to go somewhere or do something fancy—in their latest Jollibee commercial. The new ad shines a spotlight on how sweet memories are simply made over delicious food; in Regine and Nate’s case, their bonding moments are made more special by the food they absolutely love, which is their favorite pinakamasarap and pinakasulit Jolly Spaghetti.  That’s because the meatiest, cheesiest, and pinakasweet-sarap Jolly Spaghetti can easily make your day, making it the most sulit treat you can share when you’re bonding with your child.  “As a parent, you tend t

Skin Magical’s Ghie Pangilinan makes milestone birthday memorable

  Skin Magical top honcho Ghie Pangilinan turned 40 last Sept. 11 while the country is still in the quarantine period due to the coronavirus pandemic. Thus, she decided to take her birthday celebration one step further by making  it a good reason for other people to be joyful as well. Ghie opted to share her most treasured day with the elderly being taken care of at the Haven for the Elderly in Tanay, Rizal. Bags of groceries and bundles of assorted clothes were brought in at the retirement home with her staff members distributing them to  each lolo and lola who thanked her profusely for her kindness and generosity. They were equally delighted by the sumptuous foods prepared on the table. Everyone expressed appreciation at how Ghie would always remember to  celebrate her treasured day with them since 2014. And during this quarantine  season, Ghie sends them goods without fail. Her over 400 employees were likewise treated to a special feast by serving them by batches and observing physi

4 Must-Haves for the Most Meaningful Movie Night at Home with Devant

Need ideas for a family bonding activity that’s fun for all ages? How about movie night?  Watching movies as a family is known to strengthen the bond between parents and kids, helping you become closer. Talking about the movies you watch is also a great way to learn more about each other, and gives parents the chance to teach important values and life lessons to children. You don’t need much to set up a weekly movie night at home. With these four must-haves, you’ll be on your way to building a meaningful family tradition in no time.  A movie that’s suitable for everyone  When choosing a film, keep everyone’s interests in mind. Age-appropriateness is another thing to consider, especially when watching with small children. To make things more interesting, take turns choosing a movie to watch! Snacks and drinks for munching Movie night is incomplete without delicious snacks to enjoy. You can opt to go traditional with popcorn and chips, but feel free to mix it up. Nachos, onion rings, and

Nursing student and fitness coach hailed as Century Tuna Everybod Superbod 2020 winners

  It has been a tough year for all of us after all we've been through during this pandemic, but despite all of these we Filipinos are known for our resiliency and courage to face all the trials that we encounter, these are the traits and more has been proven by the candidates of Century Tuna Superbods 2020, where the toughest of the toughest emerged victorious.  In a landmark event hailed as a strong and successful finish amid the pandemic, Century Tuna Superbods 2020 named nursing student and ESL instructor Samantha Ashley Lo and fitness coach and professional model Sam Ajdani as the Century Tuna Everybod Superbod title holders. The most anticipated health and fitness event of the year was also a momentous occasion as it set the standards for future online events in the new normal.   Held at the Blue Leaf Cosmopolitan in Quezon City, the finals event followed strict adherence to the FDCP-DOH-DOLE safety protocols for film and audio-visual shoots.  “We needed to rise up to the chal

EGG Recipes Under Php 100.00

 There are a number of reasons why people love eggs – it’s easy to cook, versatile, and one of the cheapest and convenient protein sources. Filipinos have especially stocked up on this pantry staple amid the height of lockdowns due to COVID-19 pandemic.  Based on the consumption survey conducted in 2015 by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (FNRI-DOST), chicken eggs ranked seventh on the “Top 30 Commonly Consumed Food Items” in the Philippines, proving that it is an indispensable ingredient in a household. While eggs are often seen as an accompaniment to our breakfast silog meals, it has many other uses from making quick meals, a thickener and binding agent, to adding flavor.  Eggs are packed with nutrients that children need for healthy growth and development. It contains vitamins and minerals and all nine essential amino acids that the human body cannot produce on its own, making it an ingredient that can be easily added to other foo

Live Life in Details with LG's latest Home Entertainment products

With half of my year being spent at home, my computer monitor, Smart TV, and mobile phone have been my best buddies, for work, watching K-dramas, movies, and gaming, I can't even imagine getting through the quarantine period without them. Working from home, or relaxing after a long day, doesn’t have to be a drag. In the new normal, having access to technology that won’t let you down is important. Every detail, no matter how small, contributes to an uplifting experience and enjoyment.  As the pandemic limited our exposure to the outside world, our screens became the window that allows us to travel and view things from a different perspective.  To show just how enjoyable staying home can be, LG Philippines recently held an online event to showcase its newest home entertainment system offerings. Focusing on ‘Life in Details’, LG collaborated with influencers and tastemakers from all walks of life to discuss how LG’s latest home entertainment options are the perfect upgrade as you stay

Filipinos express creativity and support for local through Locally’s #LivinLovinLocal

If there’s one thing that’s true about the new normal, it’s that everyone needs to stick together to get through this. Standing as one and our  malasakit  needs to shine the most through these trying times. It’s great to see that we encounter stories of our  kababayans  uplifting each other up with supporting local and buying local nowadays. It is from the same value of malasakit and bayanihan that Locally Blended Juice Drink—the first local brand of uniquely concocted drinks that come from indigenous fruits sourced from the rich and colorful Filipino soil—sought to find the most talented local artists who could also show their support and honor for our local farmers through art. Last July, the brand put out a call for all kinds of artwork—digital, traditional, or even unconventional— through the #LivinLovinLocal Art Contest, which shows not only the drink, but also their love for the Philippines, all the beautiful things one can find in the country, and most importantly, honouring

Gardenia Celebrates Happy Bread Day with ‘Laging Kasama’ Virtual Concert

Gardenia Philippines is throwing a free online concert billed as “Laging Kasama” on October 24, 8PM via Facebook live. The virtual music gathering is meant to bring fun and entertainment to everyone with some of the best stage acts in the country. No matter what your taste in music is, there’s a number that you can surely enjoy during the event—just like how Gardenia has a wide variety of products that anyone in your family can enjoy. The Laging Kasama online concert will  feature your favorite artists like Kim Molina and Jerald Napoles who have made their mark on stage and television with their work in Rak of Aegis, Jowable, and Ang Pangarap Kong Holdap; Gloc-9 who is best known for his rap music and collaborations with various OPM artists; Ebe Dancel, former frontman of Sugarfree and a well-known writer of some of the best poignant OPM songs; and Keiko Necesario, an electronic-folk singer and songwriter who also creates her versions of her favorite songs. Sharing delight is exactly w

Glowing Skin and Business Opportunity with Niks Skin

Admit it or not, staying at home for the past few months did not give us a lot of opportunities to relax or even take care of ourselves due to stress over the pandemic or work, but what if you can take care of your skin and also earn extra income? I have recently known about NIKS SKIN, the newest and one of the fastest-rising local skincare brands in the Philippines and was founded by Nicole Ablan creator of Lily's Touch Miracle Cream that gained recognition here and abroad. Ms.Ablan wants to empower more Filipinos despite the situation that we have right now. to help our kababayans achieve healthy glowing skin while giving them the opportunity to earn amidst the pandemic.  There is no better way of giving feedback on a product than trying it myself, so after a month of using NIKS SKIN, I noticed that my face has lesser acne breakouts and the dark spots on my face has been lighter, after a week of use and has been clearer after using for almost a month.  Starting with the Niks Ski

Sharp Plasmacluster Ion Technology in Reducing Airborne Novel Coronavirus Disease (SARS-CoV-2)

With Covid-19 affecting everyone globally, every one of us worries about the safety of our loved ones. With all the safety precautions that we have been following, from social distancing, frequent hand-washing, wearing masks, and using alcohol to disinfect, we can never be too sure that we are already safe from the virus. One of the things that my husband and I are trying to consider is buying an air purifier to improve the air quality at our home and further help in protecting our family against airborne viruses and bacteria. With this in mind, we've known about Plasmacluster Ion Technology from Sharp and how it further helps in keeping homes safe against airborne threats, and this got us interested. Sharp Philippines Corporation (SPC), with its goal of bringing convenience, protection, and lifestyle evolution to every Filipino household, recently launched its campaign “Stay Home, Stay Sharp”. It features products that are designed for the new normal setting — and one of its key f