Go Deep with the Science of Gentle. Use Cetaphil.

I notice my skin varies. Sometimes, it’s dry. At other times, it’s oily like now. To save money on skincare, I usually buy a product that’s good for all skin types. And like most women, I seek the help of dermatologists when skin problems arise. That’s because the experts know best.

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Women with different skin types (oily, dry or sensitive) all seek help from the dermatologist. And Cetaphil is highly recommended by dermatologists for all skin types. Why? Because it effectively responds to various skin issues and needs but gentle enough not to mess up your skin’s pH balance. That’s the science of gentle at work.

Here are the reasons why Cetaphil is the top choice for medical professionals:
• It is non-comedogenic. It cleans your skin without leaving residue that can block your pores that often lead to skin breakouts, pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads.
• It is clinically tested. Its claims are backed by scientific findings, all grounded in facts and reality.
• It is also fragrance free. It is mild and pure, without ingredients that are merely cosmetic and may be harmful to skin.
• It is moisturizing, too. It leaves your skin soft and smooth but never oily nor sticky.
• It is liquid. There are no harsh products unlike soap that might mess with your body’s chemistry.

If your dermatologist trusts Cetaphil, shouldn’t you do the same thing?

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For best results, complement your skin care regimen with the whole range of Cetaphil products: Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser, Cetaphil Oily Skin Cleanser, Cetaphil Ultra Hydrating Lotion, Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream, Cetaphil Moisturizing Lotion, and Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer SPF 15. Cetaphil is available at beauty supply stores, drugstores, and supermarkets nationwide.

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A McCelebrations Party for the Young Once

It was my Nanay’s birthday last March 31. It was also their (Nanay and Tatay’s) wedding anniversary, so we thought of giving them a simple surprise party. This was the perfect occasion to use the Php3000 McCelebrations GC that I earned from a writing gig. Who says only the young ones can have a McCelebrations party? Even the young once (Nanay and Tatay) deserve this special treat, too!

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Since we’re less than 20 who would attend the party, the GC could already cover our food for the celebration. However, the McDonald staff told us that we needed to pay Php2,000 more for party theme to be able to use my McCelebrations GC. And so we did! We also opted for a take-out party, and we had them deliver everything to my brother’s house in Dasmariñas, Cavite.

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We availed the Php180 party package for 15 persons, which includes:
• party food (1-pc Chicken McDo)
• giveaways (activity game book)
• party hats and party masks
• balloons (without sticks, sigh!)
• Smurfs Happy Meal toys
• gift for the celebrant

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We used the party hats and some of the masks, but we’re too old for the activity game books. Lol!

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Cousins unite!

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What a lovely gift for the birthday celebrant!

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We also had ice cream and cakes for the celebrants, courtesy of my brother and my eldest niece, respectively.

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We took pictures whenever we could.

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Boodle fight dinner after our McCelebrations party

And because nobody wanted to go home yet, we continued the celebration till dinner with an impromptu Boodle fight dinner. You see, we still hadn’t gotten over our boodle fight New Year’s lunch yet.

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The celebrants with their children and children-in-law

As I mentioned earlier in the post, the McCelebrations party was surprise for our old folks, so my parents didn’t really know why they, together with my sister who’s driving the car, had to go to my brother’s house that day. We’ve pranked them on April Fool’s Day! Lol! And our Tatay cried, tears of joy, I suppose. He has gotten emotional since his spinal surgery last year, from which he hasn’t fully recovered yet.

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The celebrants with their grandchildren

And that’s how our McCelebrations party went. Happy birthday again, Nanay, and happy anniversary, Nanay and Tatay!

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Understand Your Hair: A Friendly Reminder from Novuhair

Because our hair is our crowning glory, it comes as no surprise that people almost always notices it. That is why most people, myself included, take extra care of their hair. The question is: Are we doing enough?

I use to have thick locks when I was in college but after frequent hair dyes and giving birth, I soon experienced hair thinning and hair loss.

I’ve been changing shampoo brands every now and then to find the one that will not further damage my hair. I also go to a salon every two months for hair color and treatment.

I know my current hair regimen is not enough to address my thinning hair and hair loss problems. From the looks of it, it seems I have only addressed one or two root causes of my hair problem.

I’ve learned that several factors can cause hair loss and understanding my lifestyle patterns may help remedy my condition.

The causes of hair loss are as follows:
• Stress
• Incorrect use of hair products with harmful chemicals
• Childbirth
• Cosmetic procedures such as Rebonding, Perming, Bleaching and Dyeing
• Autoimmune diseases such as Alopecia
• Medical treatment such as chemotherapy and Beta-blockers
• Medical conditions such as Lupus, Diabetes, Anorexia and Anemia

But what’s the solution to hair loss and scalp problems? It’s none other than Novuhair, nature’s answer to hair loss. Novuhair is made with 19 natural ingredients that include moringa oleifera, panax ginseng, virgin coconut oil and the natural essences of rosemary and peppermint. It’s almost 100% natural!

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Novuhair nourishes the scalp and hair by increasing the flow of nutrients and improving blood circulation to the scalp. Novuhair also helps hydrate the scalp, maintain the hair’s natural luster and prevent early hair graying, hair dryness and itching.

Here’s more! Novuhair also penetrates deep to rejuvenate the hair follicles, provides optimum nutrition to help combat hair loss and/or thinning of hair, and improves blood circulation in the scalp which eventually helps stimulate hair growth.

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Not sure if you have hair and scalp problems? Well, you better have your hair and scalp analyzed then. Novuhair is offering a series of free hair and scalp analysis in various locations. Check their monthly schedule at www.novuhair.com, Facebook page: www.facebook.com/NovuhairOfficial, Instagram: @NovuhairOfficial or on Twitter: @NovuhairNatural. You may also call the Novuhair hotlines at 4136570 and 09228830575.

Novuhair Topical Scalp Lotion, Shampoo and Conditioner are available in all Mercury Drug Stores and other leading drug stores nationwide. For online purchases, visit Lazada.com.ph and regaloservice.com.

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Grade 5 Academic Learning Festival 2017

The Grade 5 Academic Learning Festival at LSGH was held on Feb. 3, 2017. It was a half-day school event where the Grade 5 boys were able to showcase their skills, as well as their performance tasks for the current school year and portfolios for various subjects since Grade 2.

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Grade 5-A, 1st place winners in Sabayang Pagbigkas

The first part of the program was held at the Bro. Donato Center. Here, the Grade 5-A and 5-G boys showed their winning performances for the Sabayang Pagbigkas and Reader’s Theater, respectively.

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Grade 5-A and 5-H boys

All the Grade 5 classes have their recorder presentations as well, with their Music teacher as conductor.


Grade 5-A boys performing “Leron Leron Sinta”

The second part of the program was the classroom presentation.

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Inside the boys’ classrooms, the parents got to see for themselves the projects (performance tasks) that kept their boys busy in school and their subject portfolios from Grade 2 to Grade 5.

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If I’m not mistaken, the Academic Learning Festival takes the place of the Portfolio Night of previous years.

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7-Eleven Philippines Opens Its 2,000th Store!

Philippine Seven Corporation (PSC), the country licensee of leading convenience store chain, 7-Eleven, celebrates a significant milestone with the recent opening of their 2000th store in the Philippines. The latest 7-Eleven store opened its doors to the public last March 8 at the LV Locsin Building, 6752 Makati Avenue, Legazpi Village, Makati.

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That brings the total number of 7-Eleven stores to over 60,000 in 17 countries, making it the largest convenience retailer in the world. With 2,000 stores in the country, more Pinoys can enjoy the snacks, drinks, meals and other services of 7-Eleven 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Though a global brand, 7-Eleven adapts to the needs of their customers and their community locally. In the Philippines, 7-Eleven has become a leading innovator in its field by continuously providing the needs of Filipinos while also introducing new products and services.

7-Eleven Philippines has definitely come a long way since opening their first store in 1984. Seven years ago, there were only 500 7-Eleven stores in the country, but PSC was able to expand to 1,000 stores in 2014 and now to 2,000 stores in just over 2 years.

Aside from adding more stores, 7-Eleven also expanded its nationwide reach by opening its very first store in Visayas in 2012 and Mindanao in 2015. To date, 7-Eleven has 255 stores in Visayas and 107 stores in Mindanao.

“We are glad to be able to bring modern convenience to more Filipinos, and we are thankful to be part of our customers’ daily lives. With this milestone, we look forward to serving our customers better every day,” Jose Victor Paterno, President and CEO of PSC said.

PSC aims to open 412 more stores this year while continuing to innovate their products and services. Last year, PSC launched its loyalty program, CLiQQ Rewards, its accompanying mobile app, and a platform on Facebook Messenger, which were all successful.

To cater to more people, PSC has also been rolling out its in-store wifi service, CLiQQ Wifi, to all of its stores. PSC has also started developing its e-commerce initiatives to take advantage of the emerging digital retail market.

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As a way to thank its customers for all the support they have given, 7-Eleven held a concert with the theme theme “Tuloy Po Kayo” last March 8 at the BGC Amphitheatre featuring Moonstar88, Gracenote, Imago, Ransom Collective and Bamboo.

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Also, as part of their 2,000th store celebration, 7-Eleven launched a new promo where customers can get Justice League Chibi Pouches via CLiQQ Rewards. All they need to do is purchase Php 100 worth of products to get one Chibi e-stamp. After collecting 10 Chibi e-stamps, customers will get a pouch. They can choose from four designs: Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and The Justice League.

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Fifty customers will also win Justice League Chibi mini figures, and 10 lucky winners of the Chibi E-raffle will be flown to Macau to experience Batman Dark Flight in Studio City Macau.

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