Archive for the ‘Herbal Hair Care’ Category

Revive Dull Hair with Avocado

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Avocados are great on salads, but did you know that avocado oil has superior powers when it comes to slowing skin problems such as dermatitis and eczema, which can be aggravated by dry conditions? Applied directly to any itchy, red or irritated areas of skin provides almost instant relief which can last for several days.
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More Holiday Mixes to Make for Gift Giving and Your Own Delicious Use

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Cinnamon Hot Cocoa Mix This delicious Hot Chocolate mix is so simple to make, you will want to make extra for your own enjoyment! The following ingredients will make up 3 cups of dry mix, and is easily doubled or tripled.

1 c pure cocoa
1¼ c sugar
1 c skim milk (or soy milk for [...]

Easy Effective Dandruff Treatment

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Dandruff is a very common hair problem which is often made worse by repeated applications of strong, commercial dandruff treatments. Most cases of dandruff are caused by the accumulation and buildup of residue shampoo and/or soap on your scalp. Simple thorough rinsing after shampooing usually prevents dandruff. For all but the worst cases (when a [...]

Effective Rosemary Hair Tonics for Greasy Hair

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Rosemary Hair Tonic provides an excellent substitute for mildly medicated shampoos. No chemicals or drugs in this all-natural recipe! This tonic also helps control greasy hair while enhancing the shine and your natural hair colour. (For more herbal tonics, recipes, preparations; herbal food recipes; mocktails; quick, simple, homemade gift giving ideas and so much more, [...]

All Natural Invigorating Parsley Hair Tonic

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

This exceptionally easy to make all-natural herbal homemade recipe for Parsley Hair Tonic stimulates your scalp and increases the circulation, which aids in your hair growth while having the added benefit of adding a beautiful all-natural sheen.

1 large handful parsley sprigs
2 T of water

Simply place the parsley sprigs and water in a food processor, [...]

Peppermint Hair Rinse

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Peppermint Rinse—This aromatic hair rinse proves especially beneficial for greasy hair of all colours, providing squeaky clean tresses. The added benefit is a subtle light and refreshing scent permeates your hair as well! Very inviting to the touch….(for more herbal recipes for your hair; cosmetic preparations; quick and simple homemade herbal gift giving ideas; herbal [...]

All Natural Lemon Verbena Hair Rinse

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Lemon Verbena Hair Rinse—This rinse adds a delicious fragrance to your hair. It will also stimulate the pores and circulation, leaving your hair squeaky clean and smelling fresh with a light lemon scent.
1 handful of lemon verbena leaves
1 cup of boiling water

In a small pot, pour the boiling water over the lemon verbena [...]

Natural Hair Care Products

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Reading the long list of chemical ingredients shown on labels of modern shampoos, conditioners, lighteners and brighteners can be very enlightening and daunting. These store-bought preparations may act quickly, but their effect is often short-lived and their harshness can cause other problems for your hair.

Herbal ingredients, together with natural soaps and oils, work more slowly [...]

Homemade Herbal Scented Rinses

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Homemade Herbal Scented Rinses—A scented rinse is made by simply adding lavender water, rosewater, elderflower water or orange-flower water to your final rinse when washing your hair. A strong infusion of herbs is both pleasantly scented and beneficial to your scalp and hair health. You can either use the scented rinses on their own, or [...]

Herbal hair rinse for out of condition hair

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Rinse for out-of-condition hair —This combination of herbs perform as astringents and cleansers, cutting through grease and grime buildup thereby restoring natural vitality and shine while having the added benefit of helping to prevent or eliminate dandruff. The Nasturtium and southernwood leaves stimulate the circulation in your scalp and are effective in nourishing hair growth.
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