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Novuhair Summer Hair Care Tips

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I confess that summer is not my favorite season. No matter how much I love going to the beach, I don't enjoy being under the heat of the sun. Whenever we visit, I would rather enjoy the salty smell of the sea breeze under a beach hut and try avoiding the summer sun as much as I could.  After all,  spending extended hours under the extreme summer sun can pose serious dangers to our hair and scalp. It is the same UV rays that bring damage to our skin without proper protection can equally hurt your hair and scalp. Below are some of the problems your hair can encounter during the season: Split-Ends - UV rays and extremely high temperature can take their toll on your strands. The heat drains the moisture of your hair out causing breakage. Double Trouble – Rebonded or permed hair needs extra attention as high temperature well as humidity disrupts the cuticle breaking some of the chemical bonds that keep the hair straight or curls and roughing up the cuticle, taking a

How to Manage Long Hair During Summer

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This is a sponsored post. All opinions are 100% mine. Having long hair during summer may not be the best idea. With the heat, sun, and humidity, one may just simply resort to immediately cut his or her hair short. However, for someone like me who does not want to really have short hair, these tips have been helpful on how to manage long hair this summer time.  Please note that some tips are also applicable even if you have short hair.  1. Avoid blow drying.  Since hair is all stressed due to the summer heat. We should try as much as we could to reduce its exposure to heat and thus, avoiding blow drying unless it is completely necessary. Summertime is the best time to simply air-dry your hair and go for the natural look.  2. Get as much protection.  Yes, you read that right. We need to protect our hair by covering it using a hat or scarf which would also help you retain moisture for your hair. There are also some shampoos available in the market that

Giveaway: Be a Hands-On Parent while Earning through H.O.P.E. Summit 2017

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#1 Amazon bestselling author and international speaker Teresa Gumap-as Dumadag is organizing a parenting event dubbed as Hands-On Parents while Earning or H.O.P.E. Summit on April 22, 2017. It will be from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM at the Bulwagang Haribon, Insular Life Corporate Center, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. This whole day workshop on hands-on parenting and working smart in the new millennium seeks to inspire and teach parents how to marry hands-on parenting with earning for the family. "I had been running time management, goal-setting and work-life balance workshops for decades," Gumap-as Dumadag, a consultant who has traveled around the Philippines and in other Asian countries to conduct workshops, shares. "I’ve always enjoyed and looked forward to these kinds of workshops because I know that every time I run these workshops, I’m making a big difference not only in the lives of the participants but also in the lives of their family members.” Here is a list

Reasons Why Moms Are The Best + Cheesecake's New Litter

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Mother's Day is a few months away but recent events made me realize how amazing moms are. A few weeks ago, my adopted furbaby, Cheesecake gave birth to 4 puppies. The delivery had some complications wherein the umbilical cord was not cut for 2 puppies and the last puppy got stuck for more than 12 hours. These made the puppies stressed and weak that they require extra care.  Taking care of newborn puppies is no different taking care of a human baby. One must make sure they have a clean environment, no one gets sat on, gets enough milk and they never get cold. Plus, they have to be breastfed every 2 hours. The bottom line is - as a furparent to newborn puppies, I could not afford to sleep because I have to watch them closely no matter how tired I was.  Just like moms - the responsibility is 24/7. No dayoffs or breaks. No matter how tired or sick they are. They have to attend to their children.This is the top reason why moms are simply the best. Their unconditional love for