Homegrown Hair Care

Dry Hair? Your Answer to Lustrous Hair

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Are you plagued by dry hair during the summer months. This is a homegrown remedy that has been passed down in my family for generations. It is simple, proven, and effective way of keeping your hair and scalp healthy and beautiful. 1) Warm up a ¼ cup of olive, almond, jojoba, or coconut oil; whatever…

Avocado Oil, The Celebrity Secret to Soft Silky Hair

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Did you know that avocado oil is good for your hair? Yes, avocado oil can be used as an at home deep conditioning treatment.  Simply massage the oil on your scalp and hair in the morning.  Keep the oil in your hair all day if possible.  If not an hour or so will do as well.  Then wash your hair as normal. …

Horsetail Helps Strengthen Hair?

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No no no it is not the actual tail of a horse.  As a devout vegetarian I am against any animal byproducts!  Horsetail is a non-flowering fern like plant that grows wild throughout the northern hemisphere.  You don’t have to scour the earth for it you can simply find it at your local natural food…

Another Reason to Love Aloe Vera, Hair Loss

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Is Aloe Vera the true cure all for every ailment under the sun?  I cannot attest to every ailment but Aloe Vera is fabulous for your hair and scalp and can even help to prevent hair loss! Aloe Vera has been used for centuries as a remedy to cure and relieve common skin disorders in…

Noticing Hair Loss or Breakage? Hemp to the Rescue

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Many women are plagued with premature hair loss due to pregnancy, hormonal changes, chemical treatments, and stress.  There are many products such as Nioxin and Murad that are known to reduce excessive daily hair loss but what if you want to use something natural? We have found the answer!  If you have noticed a slight decrease…

Natural Highlights at the Beach

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Do you remember going to the beach and drenching your locks with “Sun In” to achieve the perfect summer highlights?  Whatever happened to “Sun In”?  Anyways who needs Sun In when you have lemons! The secret to sun kissed highlights in light to medium brown hair is lemon juice. Take a ¼ cup of lemon…

4 Steps to Keeping Your Hair Healthy

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Does your hair looks like it went through a small forest fire? Follow these simple steps to retain and regain lustrous shine and body in your lifeless locks. Get Your Haircut Although last on our list, receiving a good haircut or trim is especially important in maintaining the overall health of our hair.  Ideally you…

Sun Protection For Your Hair?

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So you spend hours on the beach all lathered up in sunscreen (of course) protecting your skin from future cancer related ailments and it dawns upon you – Do I need something for my hair?  Your hair is largely comprised of dead cells, a fiber called keratinized protein. Although the cells are dead, yes you…

Looking for Shiny Hair? Apple Cider Vinegar to the Rescue

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So there has been a lot of talk about the benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar. Could it be the end all remedy to every ailment including allergies, acne, sinus infections, flu, sore throats, arthritis, and a rosy complexion (just to name a few wow!). I cannot guarantee all of those benefits but I know it does help…

Three Healthy Dandruff Recipes

Got dandruff? Don’t let those flakes get you down, wipe ‘em out with these tried and true all natural dandruff destroying recipes: 1- Green Tea Add two green tea teabags to one cup of boiling water and steep for 20 minutes. Remove the teabags and place the cup in the fridge overnight. The following day,…