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DIY Hair Coloring: Kolours Dual Conditioning Hair Color in Shanghai Mahogany

One great way to start 2016 is treat yourself a new hair color! It has been more than a year since I last dyed my hair. The current state of my hair is dry and the split ends are showing so bad so coloring it may reduce the visibility of my hair problem. I went and got myself this Kolours Dual Conditioning Hair Color in Shanghai Mahogany. I never think twice in this brand since I have already tried it and the color was preserved for a long time.

Carbocisteine Solmux: A Quick Solution to Kid's Cough

One of my biggest fears is when my kids catch cough and cold. I wish there is a way to pass it from them to me for the sake of them to feel better. God knows I am very careful in everything I serve just to prevent them from getting sick yet there are really things a mom have no control over. So if anything happens, I keep myself ready and give proper attention soonest I notice any health problem just before it gets worse.

Start with Beginner Flute

If you or any in your family or friends circle has expresses interest to playing flute, then let them be guided. Flute is considered one of the best instruments to ever be played. Also, flute seems to be the easiest music instrument to play. First off, beginners have to understand the things to be considered in choosing which flute to buy. This is to make sure you are on the right track to learning the basic and thoroughly develop your music in the long run.

Product Review: Victoria's Secret Hello Darling Body Butter

  I am head over heels in love with Victoria's Secret mists and lotions, they are my holy grail! Well, who wouldn't love the floral-ish sweet scents? And now, after trying out VS lotions and mists, I am down to trying Victoria's Secret Deep-softening body butter. I always love anything soothing and moisturizing at the same time and that is what this product claims.

4 Most Recommended Picture Editors for Bloggers

As bloggers, we need to take good photos of products and events we blog about. But for a mom blogger like me who has little knowledge on how to take great photos, I resort to photo editors which can help better my blog photos. I am no good when it comes to photo editing so I need user-friendly photo editors to help me out. Here's a list of helpful photo editors I personally use perfect for bloggers.

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Energy Company

If you’re like most homeowners, then your power bill drains a significant portion of your budget. This is one reason why so many areas have chosen to deregulate energy markets – to encourage competition, lower prices and improve service. Alberta was one of the first provinces to do this, and its success has inspired other areas—and countries—to follow suit. Thanks to energy deregulation, there are plenty of ways for consumers to reduce their monthly bills.

#DIY: Wall Christmas Tree Decor Using Washi Tapes

Just made a wall Christmas Tree, one best way to pull off holiday theme to your room. A wall Christmas Tree decoration is very easy, and with just few steps, it can be easily done. Quick and simple, all you need to do is get washi tapes of different designs, much better if you have tapes in festive colors. You can make your wall Christmas Tree bigger, depending on what fits most to your wall.

6 Money-Saving Tips for Budget-Savvy Moms

If you're like most mothers, then saving money is a top priority. Whether you want to set aside savings for your child's college fund or take a much-deserved vacation, a little extra revenue can go a long way toward reaching your financial goals. Fortunately, there are several simple tips you can follow to minimize expenses and pad your pockets:

Heads up! Gary V on Novuhair: putting energy into prevention

Nothing describes Gary Valenciano quite like his moniker “Mr. Pure Energy,” He is the very image of youthful vibrance, whether onstage or not. That’s why it shouldn’t come as a surprise that he values the way he looks the same way that he values the core of who he is: a prayerful, faithful husband, dependable father, and an outstanding entertainer. ​Part of what makes Gary stay young looking is his head of hair. What many people don’t know is that, like all other men his age, Gary once worried about hair thinning and hair loss. That’s why, at the first signs of the problem, Gary sought to find ways to prevent it from becoming worse. ​“I first noticed the hair loss in the shower, after I toweled my hair dry. Then one day, my team of hairstylists noticed that my hair was thinning, too. That’s when they told me to look for the product that Fanny Serrano was using, a product called NOVUHAIR,” remarked Gary on his journey to regaining control over his hair loss.

Successful Budgeting 101: How to Start?

For an individual to meet long-term goals, starting to be mindful on all the expenses made every single day is a requirement. Needless to say, a smart approach is the best tool to be able to save for future goals. Here is a simple help on how you basically start off.

Myra Facial Wash Product Review #Unilab #VitaminE #Skincare #Myra

Washing the face every morning and at night before hitting the sack are very important habits to a healthier and smoother skin. By washing the face, it removes the dirt and excess oil that cause pimples and oily skin. In washing my face, I prefer facial wash for regular use over bar soaps because I find it more gentle on skin. Now that my skin is at its very sensitive phase. I break out easily that is why I am very on guard with face products I use.

The Most Popular Online Degree Courses

For many working adults who are looking to further their education, attending college and going to classes is not a viable option. It’s important that mature students continue to work and earn a living whilst they complete their educational program simultaneously – an option which isn’t often possible with traditional classes and programs at a physical educational institution. This is why many working adults have turned to the internet in order to achieve their education goals. Online learning is increasing rapidly in popularity, thanks to the flexibility and individualization that it offers. We’ve put together a list of the most popular degree courses which are studied online.

DIY Mini Santa Hat Clip-On

Happy December 1st everyone! We are starting the countdown today, 24 days before Christmas. Since it is nearly Christmas, I thought why not do a holiday themed DIY! I got many ideas in mind and I hope I will be able to find time to do 'em this week and next week. I'd like to start on the cutest thing I thought to add on a Christmas outfit. The DIY project today is very simple and easy. Here is how to make a Mini Santa hat Clip On which you or your kids can use as hair accessory during Christmas parties.

Myra 300-e Capsule Product Review #Unilab

No doubt, one of the most trusted brand when it comes to skincare is Myra. I am an avid fan of the brand and one of my most favorite that is always present in my daily routine is Myra 300-e capsule. I decided to give it a try way back 2010, when I was working office-based in a BPO company.  Certainly, it was my graveyard shift and toxic work which got my skin looking pale and dry. I look and feel wasted even during non working days. At first, I did not mind at all but when people start to notice that I always look haggard and a bit older than my age, I got bothered. Being my mom has been a loyal user of Myra-E ever since it was introduced in the market, she recommends Myra 300-e to me. I know right, mothers know best.

Effective Ways to Manage Your Monthly Income

To keep track of personal finance simply and efficiently, one needs to construct a healthy finance.  Budgeting - let's admit, this is where most of us fail. Budgeting is one of the toughest most especially if you don't have a fixed regular income, or even when your income is less than your endless list of expenses. There are days you are stressed out thinking how to make ends meet. Still have few days left before you receive your salary yet the money left in your wallet can no longer keep up through the day.

How Playing Music Instruments Benefits Your Brain

More than just a hobby, playing music instruments has more benefits that most people are not aware of. Playing music instruments has long-term positive effect and also considered as mental workout. It has also revealed a long time ago, that doctors also advise playing musical instruments to their patients who suffer depressions. Listed below are some of the great benefits of playing musical instruments.

iStoryBooks: Storybook App for Kids

Storytelling is one of our favorite bonding moments with kids every night before bed or even during siesta. The kids enjoy it so much, that they always remind me of what story to tell even we already gone through all on each their storybooks thousand times! Most of their books are worn out already sign of overuse. So I went again to bookstore last week yet they don’t have new story books available, yeah not lucky enough. I really wanted a new set of story books to share to my kids so I tried to search online for ebooks. I don’t know why that came out as an idea, also that was my first time to search for kids story ebook since I find it boring for them if the stories wouldn’t have colorful pictures per page, too.

Benefits of Growing Indoor Plants

Gardening is one great way to decorate your backyards. Colorful flowers and different plants are always pleasing to the eyes. If you live in the city and don’t have enough space outside to build even a small garden, you can always go for indoor plants. There are many kinds of indoor plants, ferns, palms, peace lilies, Anthuriums, Pothos, and many more. Just choose the right indoor plants based on the intensity of light that travels inside your home.

How to Make Your Health a Priority

Making your health a priority is so important. If you don’t do it now, you’ll definitely regret it later when it begins to decline. The following tips will help you to make your health a priority and become a healthier, happier person:

What My Skin Loves: Olay Whitening Moisture Body Wash

Just last month, I received a parcel from EverydayMe Ph which contains one bottle of Olay Whitening Moisture with Pearl Extract. I have used OLAY body wash before but it thrilled me to try this because it is my first time to use a body wash with whitening ingredient. I have a  dry combination skin and I need products that is moisturizing and at the same time leaves my skin refreshed all day. Since OLAY is one of my most favorite skincare brand, I am elated to try their new body wash.

Trendy Ball Dresses 2016

School ball is one of the most awaited event of students which is held every year. Everyone is enthusiastic and elated for school ball event because of course you have to experience it once in your life! Girls are always giddy on the dress and makeup to wear. Smart girls plan what to wear early on, even few months before school ball. Deciding early delivers more of positive results because you save yourself from last minute hassles, and you get the chance to first dibs of sales which means you get to save bucks. For your school ball in 2016, it is best to get your dress as early as now but of course you like something that will make you look your best. For red carpet ready Ball Dresses 2016 , I made a comprehensive guide based on 2016 fashion trend.

Gift Ideas for Toddlers

Sometimes, you are indecisive and running out of idea when it comes to what gift to give for toddler (ages 1-3 yo) especially those without kids yet. So, if you are going to buy gift for a toddler, what could be the best choice? There are actually few things to consider when buying gifts for toddlers; materials used (ingredients like toxic chemicals lurking in toys ), size (avoid small parts), and does it encourage learning?

The Best Anti Aging Skincare Routine!

So, you want to look younger. You’re not alone! Many women out there want to fight the signs of aging and turn back the clock. This isn’t a one time thing though; you need to be committed to keeping it up in the long run. You need a routine that you can stick to in order to make a big difference. Read on for some tips on creating your own anti aging skincare routine:

Best Wedding Dresses 2016

These days, couples are looking for perfect and practical ways on how to find the best wedding dress. Admit ladies, choosing the wedding dress is one of the toughest decision to make. We preferably start looking through the wedding magazines and google online shops to see if we can find a style we like which also go well with our budget. It is best to start shopping about 8 months before your wedding, or preferably sooner. You got to find a store where shopping wedding dress can be a breeze. And finally for this post, a store that specializes in providing fashionable and wide range yet affordable 2016 wedding dresses is what I found.

TIME ORGANIZATION 101: Daily Tasks Schedule

My full-time job, taking care of the kids, and at the same time keeping the house clean every day force me to develop two very important survival skills. One is multi-tasking, and the other one is time management. Learning how to balance time is crucial, especially for a mom with a toddler and an 8-year old. It takes a lot of analysis, trial and error, at least for me. I guess there are moms out there who are born with talent to organize everything in place with just a snap, and moms like me will wonder ‘How on earth you do that?!’ I feel the need to confess that it took years for me to be able to cope up with ‘Work At Home Mom’ daily tasks. It was never easy. There are a lot of times I feel failed. I just happened to be so lucky to have a very understanding husband who fulfills duties for me when I can no longer function at sometimes. Our monthly income is just enough for our expenses so we cannot afford to rent any house help for now. We can only count on each other when it

Protect Your Child's Skin from Wound Infection #Fucidin #NoToStaphy

As parent, I only want a high level of protection for my kids. I watch what they eat and everything they do. However, in spite of doing my best to make sure my kids are safe and well-attended, kids are still kids. They play, explore and do unexpected things and at times, hurt themselves. And when they get wounds, there is a break in the skin surface and of course we worry a lot about infections.

How to Care for Bleached Hair

There are plenty of reasons to bleach your hair, but no matter what your reason is, one thing is for certain: you absolutely have to take careful steps to properly care for your hair and ensure its health, shine, and softness. After all, bleaching is a harsh process, so if you want your hair to always look its best, continue reading for a few helpful hair care tips .

Picking the Best Ball Gown by Color

The rule of thumb is wear if it fits you. Choosing which color to wear can be subjective since with the correct attitude, one can make them work. However, by knowing the colors of your clothes according to your skin tone, you get to look more presentable and appealing. Also, checking your skin tone for colors that suit it to decrease shopping time online or needing to waste time wondering if a certain color suits you or what. Choosing which color of ball gown for yourself is easy. You just need to determine your skin's undertone, and if it's warm or cool. Also, your main skin tone can also determine which color families look best. Today in this post, I picked up different colors of dress and indicate which skin tone best fits each.

DIY Hair Accessory Box

As I was doing some cleaning around the house, I happened to see this empty box lying around. This was the box of a package sent to me a few days back. Used boxes like this welcome the chance to be quite creative.  In a minute, I thought it would be a good idea to do another DIY organizer out of this box. And because the lil girl’s growing hair accessory collection is in need of more room, it will be fun to do a DIY hair accessory organizer out of it. Miyaka insisted to do it so I let her choose colors and designs to use.

POND'S Flawless White Whitening Soft Gel #PRODUCTREVIEW

It is always part of my skin care night routine to use facial creams. I feel it is a must not to skip applying facial cream before bed time. Although I have a favorite brand of facial cream to use, I am still open to try other brands since I would like to discover other options. Lately, I got the chance to try POND’S Flawless White Whitening Soft Gel.  

Want to Know the Secrets to Looking Younger for Longer?

Picture by Wikipedia As soon as those first wrinkles or gray hairs appear we start to panic! The ageing process is something that will happen to all of us eventually. However, there are many ways to make sure you slow it down. This doesn’t mean you have to resort to surgery to keep ageing at bay - here are some easy steps you can follow to keep you looking younger for longer. Eat well and get the right nutrients Making sure you are eating a healthy diet and getting all the nutrients your body needs is really important for keeping it healthy as you get older. If we are what we eat, then we want to ditch the fatty foods and stick to fresh fruit and veg. Drinking plenty of water and enjoying a balanced diet are pivotal to ensuring your insides stay clean. Try this list of healthy foods you should be eating for more information.

Beach Wedding Dress Ideas

Congratulations you’re engaged, now you are planning for a beach wedding! For most couples who love nature and water, nothing can be more romantic than exchanging vows in a cool ocean breeze. Beach is one of the most intimate and romantic setting to celebrate a wedding ceremony. Imagine your toes in the white sand, standing under a nice blue sky and the breeze gently blowing your face. You’ll get great outdoor photos with the ocean as a beautiful backdrop. Besides, you can even have your honeymoon right there, too!

New Way of Wearing New Hairstyle

Women these days are becoming very creative when it comes to styling their hair. Thus, it requires to spend money and exert effort. And since there are so many hairstyles to try, wearing wigs has become an alternative until wearing wig has become a fashion statement not only for celebrities but to normal people as well.

Budget-Friendly Halloween Party Costumes

Halloween is just around the corner and what to excite about are Halloween parties! We always look forward to Halloween parties yearly, specially the kids. I know how freaky it is to some but it is totally awesome! My family has been enjoying Halloween themed parties for years. Halloween parties indulge creativeness, that you need to come up to a persona that reflects a remarkable character. Of course picking up costume, supplies and stuff to put together can never be more fun! Last year, I came as a fairy in a Halloween party.  This time, I would like to be in a different character. However, I don't like drastic outfits, I prefer something simple to put together yet unique and creative.

A Simple Teachers' Day Gift Idea

Tomorrow, a Teachers' Day celebration will be held at my son's school. As usual, students and teachers are all excited. This is once in a year celebration, a special way for thanking and remembering all of hard works your teachers have made in your life.

Getting the Best Value for Money as a Mother

Being a mother is never an easy thing. There is so much you need to worry about every day. And one of the major concerns is going to be money. Whether you’re married, in a relationship, or a single parent money is always a problem. Everything costs these days, and things seem to be getting more expensive. That’s why it’s important to focus on getting the best value for money as a mother. You will have to provide for your children, and kids are not cheap ! Don’t worry, I’ve come up with a few suggestions that I feel will help you get the best value for money as a mother.

How I Get My Girls to Eat Their Vegetables

Katrin Gilger It's no secret that it can be difficult to get children to eat vegetables. My two are usually quite good at it but, like all kids, they have their fussy moments. Sometimes I have to get inventive if I want them to eat their veggies as happily as they'll eat a piece of chocolate. If you're not lucky enough to have a child who hoovers up fruit and veg at every opportunity, you probably get extremely frustrated. You know they need a healthy diet, but you can't force it down them if they don't want it. Plus, planning healthy meals every week can be exhausting too. If you need ideas to make sure they get their vitamins, here are some of my best.

Strategic Ways to Use Coupons for Your Online Store

You've probably already heard that providing discount offers and coupons to your customers for your online store is a great way to encourage more people to shop. But how can you make use of coupons in the most strategic ways to get the best results in the shortest amount of time? Continue reading to learn more so that your online store can be a success. Partner Up with Other Online Businesses By partnering up with other online businesses , you can ask them to distribute your coupon offers to their audience, thereby increasing your own. Give these partners special coupons and discounts that no one can get anywhere else so that you can really track how many people came to your site and shopped as a result. And give the partners a portion of every sale that's made by their referral so they can feel more motivated to distribute the discount for you. Measure Your Marketing Efforts If you have a lot of different marketing campaigns going on at once, it can be even more d

Home Improvement Repairs to Make Before the Winter

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise that keeping your home warm and comfortable during the winter months tends to come at a high monetary cost. If winter has sent chills through your home, you’ve probably also experienced receiving an extortionate bill from your heating company that’s almost just as bone-chilling as the weather itself. However, if you are worried about the cost of this winter, you don’t need to huddle your family under blankets just yet as there are a number of home improvement repairs that you can make in time for winter in order to keep your home warm and comfortable and keep the heating bill low. We’ve put together a list of suggestions of just a few improvements that you can make to your home before the winter months set in.

NIVEA body milk Intensive Moisture #ProductReview

One of my favorite brand of lotions is Nivea. This is the most recent brand I discovered, although it has been n the market for decades. Which I wish I have discovered it pretty earlier because Nivea lotion is such a great buy.  Today, I thought to do a review about this one particular lotion from the brand NIVEA to share my experience and might have also interest you. I have been using the Nivea sun protect which I did a review here .

How To Help Your Kids If They're Being Bullied

Lots of children get bullied at school every year. It’s vital that parents know how to spot the signs and the best methods of dealing with the problem. In this post, you will learn the most suitable course of action for putting things right. It can be horrible to know that your kids are having a hard time. Just make sure you don’t lose your temper with the staff at their school. They are probably trying their best. It’s just that rules and regulations stop them from punishing the bully properly. 

Cheap Dresses and Handbags in Dresswe

It is mostly at this time of the year when invites for events and parties start to likely increase. Most of the time, it makes us giddy to receive invitations or get involved. When we are scheduled to attend events and parties, planning which outfit to wear sometimes brings anxiety. Finding yourself browsing fashion magazines or google for celebrity photos wearing snazzy dresses to give you idea of the newest trend. And to your disappointment, sometimes the dresses you find pleasing to your taste cost an arm and a leg.

How to Spice Up a Blank Wall

I have some blank walls at home and I have been looking for ways on how to spice it up a little bit. I don't intend to bombard my walls with stuff, just at least not look dull as it is now. I currently have white painted walls but I am thinking about trying new paint, or am I just going to put wall paper instead? What wall decorations can I consider? I tried to summarize all ways to spice up a blank wall and I came up with this list:

Guide to Finding A Wedding Dress On A Budget

Planning your wedding is exciting, complicated and time consuming. It is always best to plan early to avoid problems down the road. For many brides-to-be, choosing a wedding gown is probably one of the biggest concern. Choosing your wedding gown doesn't have to be as nerve-racking as it seems regardless the budget. If you are strapped for cash yet you want to get the best wedding gown possible, this post will help you out.