Novuhair President and CEO Bags Agora Award

Nutramedica, Inc. President and CEO Sheila Mae Velilla bagged the Outstanding Achievement in Entrepreneurship – Medium Scale at the 37th Agora Awards held last October 26 at PICC, CCP Complex. A homegrown 100% wholly-owned Filipino enterprise, Nutramedica manufactures and distributes Novuhair, an acclaimed line of products that provides solutions for hair loss problems.

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Ms. Sheila Mae Velilla, Nutramedica, Inc. President and CEO

The Agora Awards is a leading marketing awards body in the Philippines which sets the high standards of excellence in the industry. It recognizes individuals and organizations for exceptional marketing skills and strategies.

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Founded in 2004 by Velilla, Nutramedica started as a small business venture. With creativity and innovation, however, it soon ecame a major player with a well-established niche in the industry.

Nutramedica develops beauty and healthcare products from natural and mostly indigenous ingredients. It is one of the pioneers in the commercialization of virgin coconut oil (VCO), gaining wide success with its slogan “healthiest oil on earth,” which led to its acquisition by a big company.

Nutramedica continued to create more VCO-based skin care products and hit the jackpot with its latest, and now banner, product – Novuhair, nature’s answer to hair loss, which was launched in 2009. Made of 19 herbal ingredients, this breakthrough solution comes in topical scalp lotion, herbal shampoo and herbal conditioner that effectively battles the effects of hair loss and helps enhance and restore one’s crowning glory.

Novuhair is widely accepted not only here in the Philippines, but also in other countries. It will be launched internationally, starting with the United States (US), this month. It will also be exported to the Middle East soon.

Novuhair’s popularity and market leadership may be attributed to the company’s initial market study coupled with the right timing, as well as its smart use of resources with its effective tri-media campaign best described as low-budget yet high-impact marketing.

Nutramedica now has over 30 employees. Now on its 12th year, it continues to further develop, market and distribute high-quality goods that could bring honor to the country.

The company faithfully adheres to best business practices, such as provision of high quality products and excellent services, adaptability to market trends, constant innovation, diversification of trade and giving back to society.

“Great things in business are never done by one person, they are done by a team of people”, Velilla quotes Steve Jobs when asked what’s her secret to success in this competitive business of beauty and healthcare.

“We at Nutramedica also adhere to our core values of integrity, trust, fairness, discipline, humility, leadership, teamwork and faith in God. That’s our winning formula,” Velilla further adds.

Novuhair Topical Scalp Lotion, Shampoo and Conditioner are available in all Mercury Drug Stores and other leading drug stores nationwide. For more information, visit, like the brand’s official Facebook Page, follow it on Twitter (@NovuhairNatural) and on Instagram )@novuhairofficial). You may also call the Novuhair hotlines at 4136570 and 09228830575 and order online at Lazada and

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Grade 5 Second Quarter Awards

During the distribution of report card for Second Quarter, we were happy to know that Justin now made it to the First Honors list! Yay! He managed to pull up his grade for Reading which proved to be his most challenging subject during the First Quarter.

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My son’s picture with his awards for the 2nd Quarter posted on their classroom bulletin board

Like the First Quarter, he also received certificates of merit for Outstanding Conduct and Perfect Attendance.

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Here’s my son and his buddies, all First Honors! Congratulations, boys!

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And here are the beautiful mommies who all went home happy and proud of their boys’ accomplishments. We (the boys and us moms) celebrated at Vikings in SM Megamall after getting the boys’ report cards.

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Get Your Limited Edition MILO Champ Balls Now!

Move like a champion with MILO’s Champ Balls promo! Just buy the promo pack with 36 pieces of MILO 22g and get a limited edition Champ Ball signed by your favorite MILO Champions Chris Tiu, Kiefer Ravena, Alyssa Valdez and Gretchen Ho. Collect all 4 now!

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You can also win all 4 MILO Champ Balls by joining the online contest on the MILO Philippines Facebook page. All 4 MILO Champions–Chris Tiu, Kiefer Ravena, Alyssa Valdez, and Gretchen Ho – will also be giving away exciting items through their Instagram accounts, so watch out for that!

Share your Champ Moves on Facebook using #MILOChampBall. Be part of the community of #MILOChampions on or follow @MiloPh on Twitter and @MiloPhilippines on Instagram to know more about the promo.

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2016 Eye Level National Math Competition

Last November 6, Justin, together with two other classmates, participated in the 2016 Eye Level National Math Competition held at the Fermin Hall of Ateneo Grade School, Ateneo de Manila University in Quezon City.

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This was his second time to join Eye Level Math competition. The first time was when he was in Grade 3. This year, Grades 1 to 6 pupils from 75 schools took part in the competition. Test booklets for each grade level consists of 40 questions that the students have to finish in 50 minutes.

After the test, Justin said he failed to answer around 3 items due to lack of time. We told him that’s okay. What matters is that he did his best. Winners of the 2016 Eye Level National Math Competition will be announced on or before the first week of December.

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Wok with Us Shows Easy Ways to Prepare Southeast Asian Dishes

TLC, in collaboration with The MeatMen cooking channel, presents Wok With Us, a brand new cooking show that takes you to the streets of Singapore, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Manila and Kuala Lumpur and shows how simple it is to whip up your favorite local dishes right in your own home.

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Wok With Us is the second series in TLC’s ongoing line-up to collaborate with local communities and talents. The The first one happened in 2015 with Food Fix with Erwan Heussaff, a series of short-form vignettes, where popular Filipino personality, Erwan Heussaff shared cooking tips and recipes that are fun, delicious and easy to prepare.

Wok With Us premiered online on TLC’s Facebook and Youtube pages last November 2, a week before the on-air premiere. Online premiere is every Wednesday and Friday, 6pm Singapore time. The on-air premiere will have a total of of 24 episodes which will end on January 20, 2017.

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