Archive for the ‘Herbal Hair Care’ Category

Rosemary hair rinse for dark hair–enhance and highlight natural colours in dark hair

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Scented rinse for dark hair —Sage and rosemary are natural darkeners for your hair. They will enhance and highlight natural colour tones. This rinse produces a lightly citrus and woodsy scent.
3 parts dried sage leaves
3 parts dried witch hazel leaves
3 parts dried rosemary
2 parts dried lime flowers

Blonde-hair rinse–highlight and delicately scent your hair

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Scented rinse for blonde hair. — The selected flowers in this rinse are natural blonde highlighters. This rinse produces a delicate citrusy and anise scent for your hair.
4 parts dried chamomile flowers
4 parts dried marigold petals
3 parts dried orange flowers
2 parts dried elderflowers

Lemon Verbena Hair Rinse

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Lemon Verbena Hair Rinse—Add a delicious fragrance to your hair with this rinse. It will also stimulate the pores and circulation.
1 handful of lemon verbena leaves                               
1 cup of boiling water

Pour the boiling water over the lemon verbena leaves and leave to soak for at least 1 hour.
Strain the mixture and discard the leaves. [...]

Chamomile Conditioning Rinse

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Chamomile Conditioning Rinse—Chamomile flowers gently soften and brighten your hair, helping to keep blonde hair a bright, clear colour. However, they do not lift the colour if your hair is medium to dark. Chamomile flowers impart a very pleasant fragrance.
½ cup chamomile flowers
2½ cups water
1 handful scented geranium leaves

Put the chamomile flowers and [...]

Effective Herbal Hair Conditioners

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Effective Herbal Hair Conditioners
Garlic Conditioner—With garlic’s strong antiseptic properties, it becomes a very effective and useful aid in healing several scalp conditions. As an added bonus, it will help put the sheen back into your dull and lifeless hair. In addition, the castor oil in this recipe softens and strengthens your hair. To minimize any [...]

Controlling unmanagable hair

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Controlling Lotion—This solution may be just what your need for all of you who say that they can’t do a thing with their hair.
10 T herbal tisane (chose from the list below, according to your hair type)
1 T eau de Cologne
1 T glycerin
1. Pour the herbal infusion of your choice and eau de Cologne into [...]

Beneficial Herbs for your Hair

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

Herbs for the Hair
Hair Type Herb
Dry Comfrey, marsh mallow
Greasy Lavender, peppermint
Dull & Lifeless Fennel, parsley, rosemary, garlic
Fair Chamomile flowers
Dark Comfrey, rosemary, sage, thyme
Auburn Pot marigold petals
To treat dandruff Bergamot, mint, parsley, sage, southernwood, thyme
General Conditioners Birch leaves, horsetail stems, marjoram, rosemary, thyme
Encourage Hair Growth Catmint, garlic, onions, nasturtium leaves, southernwood leaves
Soften & [...]

Effective Dandruff Treatment

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Effective Dandruff Treatment
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 [...]