Imagine if you had USD1,000.00, what would you do with it? Far-fetched idea? Think again!

viral_video_ad_timWith Novuhair’s “Be a Novuhair Endorser Viral Video Contest” you can b e their next brand ambassador and the lucky recipient of USD1,000.00 in cold cash! Just let those creative juices flowing and send in a video of yourself saying “Novuhair, nature’s answer to hair loss!” For additional contest details, visit Novuhair Official on Facebook now.

And while you’re gearing up on how to be the next online sensation, here’s something to get you inspired – ten things you can buy and do with your thousand bucks. And no, we’re not talking about paying off bills or credit card debts here.

1. Get wired! Upgrade to the latest iPhone model or get a laptop and a tablet to stay connected all the time.
2. Splurge on a designer bag like a classic Louis Vuitton.
3. Plan for the future. Invest in stocks and mutual funds.
4. Invest in health and fitness. Get an annual premier membership at your favorite gym.
5. Whisk off your special someone to a luxurious weekend getaway in one of our beautiful islands – Boracay, Palawan, Bohol or Cebu.
6. Feeling uber-generous? Throw an impromptu party at one of the metro’s top buffet restaurants for 40 of your family and friends.
7. With smart planning, a thousand dollars could take you to three countries in Asia. Backpack your way through Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam and experience the different high of traveling.
8. Share your blessings by sponsoring a child’s education for a year through humanitarian organizations like World Vision. Or adopt-a-school in calamity-stricken areas in Visayas by donating much needed supplies and equipment to underprivileged rural schools.
9. Be smart, start a savings fund by using the money to open a passbook account.
10. Pamper yourself! Schedule an appointment with a dermatologist for facial pampering or indulge in heavenly full body massages and scrubs at the spa. Or head over to your favorite salon to update your do’ and give your tresses some tender loving care with some carefully selected treatments.


So, what are you waiting for? Join the “Be a Novuhair Endorser Viral Video Contest” now for a chance to win USD1,000.00!

Promo runs from November 22, 2014 to March 22, 2015(NCR and Luzon only) . Per DOH-FDA-CCRR Permit No.: 827 s. 2014.

Meeting Mark Zuckerberg and My Facebook Friends Day Experience

Last January 31, 2016, I flew to San Francisco and had the wonderful opportunity of being chosen as one of the eighteen invited by Facebook on their 12th Anniversary Friends Day celebration with California-based Alopecia awareness advocate, Rachel Regal.  Alopecia is an autoimmune condition which results in partial or total head and body hair loss.  I have had it since I was four, and hers just developed sometime in 2012, the same year she discovered that her 10-year-old daughter, Eliana, had it, too.  Six inspiring stories were picked by Facebook among its 1.64 billion users and we were all amazed when we’ve found out that our Alopecia story was one of them.  Imagine that!

We’ve met each other through the double A hand sign campaign that I’ve started in 2012, and we’ve been “connected” since then.  Last year, Facebook Stories featured how we were able to build a friendship, as well as campaign for disease awareness through Facebook!  And last February 1st, we’ve had the chance to tour their headquarters in Menlo Park, San Francisco, meet and chat with the people behind Facebook (Founder & CEO Mark Zuckerberg, COO Sheryl Sandberg, CPO Chris Cox, and a whole lot of awesome people), get crazy cool gadgets and have one of the best experiences of our lives.

It was such a surreal feeling to be in the same room as the creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg. He was wearing his trademark look (jeans, sneakers, shirt and a big smile on his face), and had such a friendly, approachable aura and demeanor about him.  Not at all intimidating!  He told us stories about how the company started, its mission-vision, the ups and downs that come along, and their future plans.  We’ve also had the chance to ask him questions and I especially loved how he answered Rachel’s question about achieving success and life’s “impossibilities”.  He said, “There’s a difference between impossible and things taking a really long time. Even if you’re not going to be able to do something in a short time period, if you care about something, you want to see the world to move into that direction…  So the best thing to do is just get started and not be discouraged.  It’s tough because this stuff is hard, or else people would’ve already done it.”

I’ve also got the chance to ask a question to one of the world’s 50 most powerful, successful women in business, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.  Aside from Alopecia awareness, I am also an active Real Beauty advocate with girls and women struggling with various insecurities, being so consumed by the world’s unrealistic and sometimes superficial standards of beauty.  So I’ve asked her about her perception of it.  She said that beauty is just like success and that no one could really define it for you.  We are all unique.  We have different stories, dreams and desires. We should explore our own inner and outer beauty, believe and embrace that we are beautiful, and never allow anyone to tell us otherwise.

Mark capped off his talk by sharing their company philosophy with all of us. Though already having over 1 billion subscribers, there are still 7 billion people all over the world without access to all the meaningful connections and information that Facebook brings.  One thing that the company stands by is that “things are always 1% completed”.  It keeps them grounded, reminding them that there is always so much work, growth and progress to be done, and so many people to reach out to and help.

Everything about the Facebook trip was overwhelming and inspiring.  More than anything, it reminded me about “responsibility”.  We are all given our own platforms, in this case “accounts and connections”, to make a dent in this world.  It is up to us to become complacent and take these vehicles for granted, or maximize the opportunities and use them to make a positive impact in this generation.  I am grateful that Facebook has become a medium for me to communicate disease awareness and touch people beyond the confines of my tiny room and my country.  I’m glad Rachel and I are two out of millions of people choosing to recognize the importance of social media in contributing to making this world a better place, and actually doing something about it.

Truly, God plans the best adventures and creates the most beautiful surprises.  I know I wouldn’t have been handpicked for this if it weren’t for Him, as well as the countless individuals who have cared and showed support for my advocacy.  I guess one thing I could leave with everyone is that we should really take the time to search for and identify our “purpose” – that one unique, very specific calling that is the result of our talents, dreams, desires, passions and experiences.  Once you find it, be faithful to it no matter how long or difficult the journey towards its fulfillment may be.  You’ll never know where it could lead to, how far it could go and how large it could grow.  I’m glad my campaign continues to spread and reach new heights.  I’m grateful to Facebook for giving me this opportunity and to Novuhair, Nature’s Answer to Hair Loss (, for always being so supportive of my advocacy and endeavors.  I am proud and honored to have represented the Philippines and the Alopecia community in this once-in-a-lifetime, international event.

Here’s a link to a song and video that I’ve made for Friends Day!  It pretty much sums up how the experience made me feel, and how grateful I am for friends, family and meaningful connections.

FRIENDS DAY SONGTAG SOMEONE WHO MAKES YOU FEEL LIKE EVERYDAY IS #FRIENDSDAY! Everyday is Friends Day with the ones you love 🙂 I was inspired to write this after being invited as one of 18 to take part in last week’s 12th anniversary Friends Day celebration by #Facebook. I got to reunite with my friend Rachel Regal (whom I met through Facebook when I began my #AlopeciaAwareness campaign in 2012), tour their headquarters in Menlo Park, California, meet and chat with the people behind it (Founder & CEO Mark Zuckerberg, COO Sheryl Sandberg, CPO Chris Cox and a whole lot of awesome people), and have one of the most amazing, surreal, unexpected, overwhelming experiences of my life. *Inhale, exhale* Wild.This song and video pretty much sums up how the experience made me feel, and how grateful I am for friends, family and meaningful connections. Just a little something to show how real friendships make our lives fun, easier and during tough times, better and a whole lot bearable.Thank you, Facebook for this incredible opportunity. And thank you for bringing us — the whole world, together.Special thanks to Tita Angeli Pangilinan Valenciano and my Manila Genesis family, Ms Mae Vellila and Novu Hair, CameraHaus Philippines, Eleksis Marketing Corp and my dearest friends and family who have always been there to support me, my music and advocacy 🙂 I love and appreciate you all.#EverydayIsFriendsDay! Thank you, Elvin Reyes for helping me bring my song to life 🙂 #FriendsDaySong

Posted by Abby Asistio on Wednesday, 10 February 2016




Be a Novuhair Endorser Viral Video Contest


  • Using your mobile phone or any camera, shoot a video of yourself or your friend(s) saying our tagline “Novuhair® Nature’s Answer to Hair Loss”
  • Be creative! You can say it in your own native dialect or language (English, Tagalog, Cebuano, Japanese, French, British, etc.)
  • Upload your video on Facebook (make sure it is Public) with hashtag #NovuhairViralVideo or #NovuhairEndorser so we can view it.
  • There is no purchase requirement to join. No need to buy any of our products to enter this Facebook contest.
  • Don’t forget to Like and visit our Facebook Page (Novuhair Official) for contest announcements!
  • You can have a maximum of Five(5) entries.


During contest duration, all eligible entries will be judged by Sponsor (Nutramedica Inc) representatives. The panel of judges selected by Sponsor (Nutramedica Inc) will collectively select winners based on the following criteria: Clarity (Pronunciation), Video Quality, Creativity, X-Factor / Originality).
Determination of contest winners will be subject to verification and compliance with the official contest rules and instructions set by the sponsor.

Clarity (Pronunciation) 25%
Video Quality 25%
Creativity 25%
X-Factor / Originality 25%
Total 100%

Valid entries with a total tabulated score of 90 and above is qualified to win the Grand Prize. Valid entries with a total tabulated score of 89 percent and below will be ranked accordingly to win the Runner Up and Consolation Prize.
Entries that did not meet the Judging Criteria and comply with the instructions set by the sponsor will be disqualified.


  • There will be one (1) Grand Prize Winner of $1,000 cash and a NOVUHAIR® Gift Pack worth Php5,000.
  • There will be two (2) Runner-Up Winners of a year supply of NOVUHAIR® 50ML Topical Scalp Lotion (24 bottles worth Php18,000 per winner).
  • There will be ten (10) winners of a consolation prize of a NOVUHAIR® Gift Pack worth Php5,000 each.
  • NOVUHAIR® Gift Packs to be given are not for sale and not convertible to cash.


  • Winners will be notified by private message on their Facebook account, or by such other method as solely determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
  • The winners will be announced soon after March 22, 2015 on NOVUHAIR®’s Official Facebook Page.


  • Sponsor may collect personal data when you enter the contest. By submitting your entry in the contest, you acknowledge and agree that Sponsor will own entries submitted by you in the contest thus permitting Sponsor to maintain the data in connection with the administration of the contest.
  • This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or otherwise associated with, Facebook.


  • November 22, 2014 to March 22, 2015.


Per DOH-FDA CCRR Permit No 827 s. 2014


Novuhair Fathers’ Day Promo June 2014

Happy Fathers Day edited for web
Daddy, papa, tatay… It’s your turn to show how much you love him. Join our Father’s Day Promo, win a special gift pack and make him feel very special!

It’s so simple!

Step 1: Using your Facebook account, visit our page – Novuhair Official then LIKE the page.
Step 2: Upload any photo with your father (new or old). One entry per Facebook account is allowed.
Step 3: Say something about your photo and include the hashtag ( #novuhair ) at the end of your message then post.

Announcement of winners: June 9, 2014

A Simple Gift for Your Dad

  1. We shall notify the first 20 qualified entries through Facebook. Upon confirmation, please notify us where to deliver the gift pack.
  2. Each qualified entry shall receive a SensifilTM Soap-Free Skin Cleanser gift pack (8 pieces 5mL./sachet) good for 2 weeks usage.
  3. From the 20 qualified entries, the first 5 entries shall get additional 50mL. bottle of Novuhair Topical Scalp Lotion each.

Product information:

50 mL. bottle of NOVUHAIR® topical scalp lotion : NOVUHAIR® is a topical scalp lotion combining standardized herbal extracts with essential oils and co-factor nutrients, specifically chosen for their hair growing properties. NOVUHAIR®Topical Scalp Lotion penetrates the scalp to rejuvenate the hair follicles, provides optimum nutrition to help combat hair loss and thinning of hair and improves blood circulation in the scalp which contributes to the stimulation of hair growth.

  • NOVUHAIR® Topical Scalp Lotion helps arrest hair loss when used twice-a-day consistently.
  • Within 4-6 weeks, you can look forward to the benefits of NOVUHAIR® Topical Scalp Lotion in addressing excessive hair loss, retarding further hair thinning and improving the overall cosmetic properties of your hair.
  • For some, with continuous usage, it may also help increase the number of hair growth noticeable on the onset of the 4th month and onwards. This benefit is dependent on the amount of commitment and frequency of usage and how you embrace wellness as a lifestyle. The result may vary from one person to another.

Direction for use:
Option 1: Daily use. Spray liberal amount of Novuhair Topical Scalp Lotion on the scalp then massage for at least 5 to 10 minutes. Wash your hair using a herbal Shampoo then rinse. Towel dry and style as desired using non-alcohol-based hairstyling products.

Option 2: Leave on. Wash your hair using a herbal shampoo then rinse and towel dry. Spray liberal amount of Novuhair Topical Scalp lotion on the scalp. Massage for at least 5 to 10 minutes then leave on. Style as desired.

SensifilTM Soap-Free Skin Cleanser is a gentle, effective skin cleanser for sensitive, dry and normal skin. It moisturizes and conditions the skin while removing all traces of dirt, impurities and other unwanted residues without stripping the skin’s essential moisture. With the addition of Virgin Coconut Oil, Aloe Vera and Vitamin E, you can enjoy a clean, soft, and smooth skin each use.

  • Contains Ammonium laureth sulfate – a milder surface acting agent than Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)
  • Ammonium laureth sulfate is a mild, primary anionic surfactant that is widely used as basic surfactant for shampoos and gels.
  • lanolin-free and fragrance-free thus preventing irritation to baby’s sensitive skin and yours as well
  • pH-balanced – with pH range equal to that of the skin (pH 5.5-6.5) maintaining the skin’s natural barrier against irritants
  • nourishing and moisturizing effects on the skin – contains Virgin Coconut Oil that provides natural anti-microbial, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial protection and Aloe Vera that has moisturizing and healing properties which makes SensifilTM ideal for baby’s delicate skin

Direction for use: Apply SensifilTM Soap-Free Skin Cleanser on wet skin and manage gentle for thorough cleansing. Rinse of with water.

Ingredients: Purified water, Disodium laureth sulfosuccinate, Cetearyl alcohol, Glycerine, Peg7 glyceryl cocoate, Uniphen P-23, Vitamin E, Cocos mamillaris, Aloe barbadensis, Tetrasodium EDTA, Sodium saccharin

For more information, visit

Novuhair Raffle Promo February 2014

Are you going bald?

Here are the alarming signs to watch out for:

• Extreme hair shedding

• Hair thinning

• Bald patches

Join our raffle promo, grab the chance to win FREE samples plus freebies & start addressing your problem!


Click Here to Join: or a Rafflecopter giveaway


There will be 2 winners to be drawn on Feb.15, 2014. Each winner shall receive

a package containing the following items:

One (1) 50 mL. bottle of NOVUHAIR® topical scalp lotion : NOVUHAIR® is a topical scalp lotion combining standardized herbal extracts with essential oils and co-factor nutrients, specifically chosen for their hair growing properties. NOVUHAIR®Topical Scalp Lotion penetrates the scalp to rejuvenate the hair follicles, provides optimum nutrition to help combat hair loss and thinning of hair and improves blood circulation in the scalp which contributes to the stimulation of hair growth.


One (1) box of 15 sachets Ampalaya + Banaba Tea Drink : Ampalaya and banaba are both alternatives for diabetes, treatment for diarrhea, constipation, kidney inflammation, urinary dysfunctions, blood pressure and cholesterol, infected wounds, sterility in women and help alleviate liver problems.


One (1) box of 15 sachets WOW Green Juice : Blue Green Algae, Barley Grass, Spirulina, Wheatgrass, Chlorella, and Moringa infused into one drink with many health benefits: boosts energy level and vitality, reduces stress and anxiety, maintains mental clarity and improves general health.


Novuhair launches Facebook Raffle Promo Part 2 (June 16-30, 2013)

It’s not yet too late to look for that perfect gift for your father – Novuhair Facebook Raffle Promo (June 16-30, 2013)

Fathers’ Day gifts have morphed over the years. It used to be a tie, a golf hat or a jazz CD. But dads are more vain and health-conscious these days. Here’s a cool gift package worth Php2,025 courtesy of NOVUHAIR – nature’s answer to hair loss!

The package contains the following items:

50 mL. bottle of NOVUHAIR® topical scalp lotion : NOVUHAIR® is a topical scalp lotion combining standardized herbal extracts with essential oils and co-factor nutrients, specifically chosen for their hair growing properties. NOVUHAIR®Topical Scalp Lotion penetrates the scalp to rejuvenate the hair follicles, provides optimum nutrition to help combat hair loss and thinning of hair and improves blood circulation in the scalp which contributes to the stimulation of hair growth. (Value: P750.00)

One (1) 90 g. CocoZen Foot Scrub: This foot scrub refreshes your feet instantly and contains Triclosan which protects the skin from odor-causing germs (Value: P 200.00)

One (1) 30g. World of Wellness Wheat Grass Herbal Drink: This cool natural drink aids in body cleansing by releasing harmful body toxins, boosts the immune system, has anti-inflammatory properties, with natural oligosaccharides to ensure intestinal health, delays aging, supports healthy blood production and helps keep the ideal pH balance in the body. (Php780.00)

One (1) 100g. World of Wellness A, C, E, Transparent Soap: This amazing bar of soap is rich in natural antioxidants and Vitamins A, C and E. It helps moisturize and protect the skin from the harmful effects of free radicals. (Php295.00)

Here’s your second chance to get it for FREE and delivered straight at your doorstep. We’re giving this package to one (1) more lucky winner this coming June 30, 2013. To know more about the details of this raffle promo, visit

To join, just click the GIVEAWAY tab found at the bottom of our Facebook cover.

Free BLUE ZOO Concert Tickets at Hard Rock Cafe Makati (February 8, 2013)

FREE CONCERT TICKETS! Pre-Valentine Treat!

Catch the BLUE ZOO on February 8, 2013, 8pm at the Hard Rock Café, 3/F Glorietta 3, Ayala in Makati City for FREE!

Simply visit our Facebook Fan Page: Novuhair Official for more details. There will be 2 winners who will be receiving 2 tickets each worth P5,280 with drinks.

BLUE ZOO’s UK hit single “Cry Boy Cry” charted and reached number 13 in October 1982 and stayed on the UK Singles Chart’s Top 40 for eight weeks. The band’s other hits include I’m Your Man, Love Moves in Strange Ways, Somewhere in the World There’s a Cowboy Smiling and Loved One’s An Angel.

Novuhair Facebook Summer Raffle Promo 2012

SUMMER is here and far too many working people, just like me, have been sitting indoors, most of the time, working 8 hours a day and feel the need to get out of the rut. The best way to turn this routinary life around 180-degrees is to step outside this summer and spend some more time with nature. The sun’s healing powers are very real and you will feel like a new person if you commit to getting outside every single day to enjoy the sunshine. But sometimes, this could cause damage to our scalp and hair. Too much salt water is an example.

Do you still remember those tips that your mom used to tell you over and over on how to keep your hair and scalp healthy?

Well, here’s your chance to share with everyone your mom’s golden rules. Simply visit our Facebook fan page: Novuhair Official, and post your comments. Just complete the sentence, Sabi ni mama… Sabi ni mommy or Sabi ni nanay… and get a chance to receive a special limited Novuhair Summer Umbrella or polo shirt. We shall assign official numbers on each of your comments and conduct an electronic raffle on May 31, 2012. Ten (10) winners will be chosen.

Share your mom’s tips to the world! Advance Happy Mothers’ Day to all!

Novuhair is available at all Mercury Drug, Watsons, Rose Pharmacy, South Star Drug, Manson Drug, NCCC (Davao and Palawan), KCC Malls (General Santos City and Koronadal City) and Cory Quirino World of Wellness Stores nationwide, and online on

Call 413-6570 or 0922-883-0575 and visit for more details.

Novuhair Facebook Raffle Promo Winner Unveils the Prize!

This photo was sent to us by MARIA AVELO PEÑAMAYOR NAVARRO from Laguna, the winner of Novuhair’s Raffle Promo 2012 via random electronic raffle on February 16, 2012.

Indeed, posting on Facebook to share her thoughts on how she takes care of her hair and scalp became even more rewarding. Congratulations!

Visit our Facebook fan page (Novuhair Official) every now and then and discover more exciting promotions.

Thank you very much to all those who participated in the promo and generously shared their hair and scalp tips to our community.

Novuhair Raffle Promo 2012 Winner

Congratulations to MARIA AVELO PEÑAMAYOR NAVARRO! You are the winner in Novuhair’s Raffle Promo 2012 via random electronic raffle on February 16, 2012. Please claim your prize at Nutramedica Inc. office located at #35 Scout Lozano St. corner Scout Reyes St., Brgy. Laging Handa, Quezon City. Kindly bring 1 valid ID and look for Mr. Raymond Domingo. For inquiries you may call or text 0922.878.0575.

We would like to thank all those who participated in the promo and posted their hair and scalp tips. Hope to hear from you again during our next promo.

To view the random electronic raffle procedure conducted, click here to download and watch the video: Novuhair Promo February 15, 2012