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How to Moisturize Dry Natural Hair (Tips for 4B & 4C Hair) Natural Hair Care, DIY Hair Recipes, Product Reviews, & More. Spend Less Time On Your Hair- Easy Natural Hair Regimens! @keliise Hair Care Simplified As naturals we tend to inadvertently over complicate our hair care in an effort to be as natural as possible.

Spend Less Time On Your Hair- Easy Natural Hair Regimens!

It is always a good idea to reevaluate how we care for our hair. Stimulate your scalp Do scalp massages with penetrating and stimulating oils. Ayurvedic Hair Care for Natural Hair. Becoming a curly or coily hair mixtress can be intimidating.

Ayurvedic Hair Care for Natural Hair

Some mixtresses we see on YouTube or on blogs seem to have it all together. They are making soaps, conditioners, lotions, and teas. It can become overwhelming and intimidating. If you add trying to be an Ayurvedic mixtress, then you really add some complexity into the mix (pun intended) because for many of us we are not that schooled in Ayurveda herbs for hair care. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, Ayurveda is considered one of the oldest healing sciences that have a holistic approach to health.

Read On! DIY Ayurvedic Conditioner for Natural Hair Growth. I enjoy making and creating products when I have free time.

DIY Ayurvedic Conditioner for Natural Hair Growth

Ayurvedic herbs are wonderful for the hair and skin. "According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, Ayurveda is considered one of the oldest healing sciences that have a holistic approach to health. It is designed to help people live a long, healthy, and well-balanced life. It has been practiced in India for at least 5,000 years. Top 10 Products to Stimulate Healthy Hair Growth. When there are issues with getting your hair to grow, it’s important to rectify the situation both internally and externally.

Top 10 Products to Stimulate Healthy Hair Growth

A number of factors contribute to reduced hair growth, from your scalp being too dirty or your pores being blocked from build-up. It is true that nothing but time can make your hair grow, but there may be ways to help stimulate hair growth. Check out these options to give your curls extra encouragement. 1. Peppermint Oil With a fresh aroma, this strongly concentrated oil must be diluted before applying the scalp. 15 DIY Hair Recipes for Almost Every Step in Your Regimen. Below, you'll find a compilation of homemade mixes that I've used, as well as others that CN community members love, and shared for all of us to enjoy!

15 DIY Hair Recipes for Almost Every Step in Your Regimen

Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse Ingredients: 2 cups of water 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar Directions: Combine the water and ACV into a bowl or cup. Slowly pour over hair, scrubbing scalp and hair to remove buildup. To smooth the cuticles and restore PH balance, you can also use this rinse as your final step after washing, conditioning and detangling. 15 DIY Hair Recipes for Almost Every Step in Your Regimen. Minimalist Beauty. Minimalist Beauty. Minimalist Beauty. Minimalist Beauty. Minimalist Beauty. Homemade Ultra-Moisturizing Lotion (without Coconut Oil) Note: This recipe is used as a lotion.

Homemade Ultra-Moisturizing Lotion (without Coconut Oil)

In the container, the final product feels more like a thick body butter versus a pump lotion. Once spread on the skin it acts as an amazing moisturizing lotion. I’ve provided a short video tutorial (below), so you can watch the entire lotion-making progress from start to finish. If you’re looking for a softer lotion (that’s also portable), this on-the-go lotion recipe may interest you. April has brought valuable lessons. 1. 2. 3. Since you’re probably a tad bit shocked by the coconut lesson, let’s talk. A couple of years ago, I decided it was time. One of my very first DIYs was a simple homemade moisturizer using coconut oil. Fast forward to March of this year.

Our skin changes and goes through seasons. DIY Homemade Milk and Honey Body Wash. You guys, I just can’t do it.

DIY Homemade Milk and Honey Body Wash

Surprises and long waits are too much for one blogger to bear alone. The very best surprises must be shared. While taking a shower a few weeks ago, just days after sharing the DIY Honey Face Wash, a DIY lightbulb went off in my head, “I need to make a new body wash recipe and this time use honey!!” I hopped out of the shower, dripping wet, grabbed a towel (no worries, I turned off the water) and carefully ran downstairs to gather the ingredients for a homemade honey body wash. Using my first body wash recipe as a guide, I mixed a few ingredients in a milk bottle: canned coconut milk, castile soap, glycerin, honey, and a few drops of orange essential oil. DIY Homemade Honey Face Wash. Pass the soap, please!

DIY Homemade Honey Face Wash

No oil cleansing tonight. Let me back up a bit, for the sake of all the readers out there with vivid pictures of motor oil being splashed all over my face. Oil cleansing? Oil cleansing is a simple method for cleansing the skin with a nourishing oil or a combo of oils. How to Make Natural Makeup at Home. Plantain & Kelp Plaque-Fighting Tooth Powder. Toothpaste or Tooth Powder?

Plantain & Kelp Plaque-Fighting Tooth Powder

Before toothpaste there was . . . tooth powder. Glycerin was later added to turn the powder into paste for a more convenient way to keep teeth clean. Glycerin itself is a safe product, but may prevent remineralization since it coats your teeth. In addition, according to this abstract, tooth powder may be more effective than paste at removing plaque – another great reason to use tooth powder. I was intrigued by a tooth powder recipe in The Wild Wisdom of Weeds by Katrina Blair that used plantain, kelp and clay. The Ingredients Plantain. Homemade Facial Cleanser with Avocado Oil & Honey. I’m really excited to share my homemade facial cleanser recipe with you.

Homemade Facial Cleanser with Avocado Oil & Honey

Like many, I have acne-prone skin (which fluctuates with hormones) and winter-eczema on my face. However, since using a combo my homemade facial cleanser with avocado oil & honey, and lavender face moisturizer, my hormonal pimples, and eczema have drastically diminished! The BEST Homemade Shaving Cream. Summer is here, which means shaving-and-grooming-body-hair-season is here too! I figured that I should hurry up and post this recipe for the BEST Homemade Shaving Cream before summer is over and we slip back in to our furry, not-so-groomed selves. Of course, it’s my personal opinion that this is the BEST Homemade Shaving Cream, so if you happen to disagree….well, let’s be honest, you’ve probably messed it up somehow. A couple of months ago, I had a reader ask me if I had a recipe for shaving cream that both her and her husband could use. I said no, because, at the time, I was just using a plain ol’ bar of soap, and my husband, to this day, shaves his face under a hot stream of water in the shower, sans mirror and soap of any kind!

It’s actually quite impressive (and scary) to watch. Nonetheless, I began testing homemade shaving cream recipes. Last Minute Gift Ideas to Make at Home - Using Herbs! 14 Last Minute DIY Christmas Gifts. Whether you fell behind on your Christmas shopping or are looking for an extra little something to gift to a friend or family member, here is a beautiful list of last minute DIY Christmas gifts that we are sure you’ll enjoy. From the herbalist to the bird lover to the foodie, there is something for just about everyone on your list. 1. Homemade Tea blend. Herbal Gift Box.

This article is written by Lena Yakubowski, yoga teacher and communications assistant at the Herbal Academy of New England. Photos by Lena. The holidays are creeping up on us, and I know I’m not the only one feeling a financial pinch. It is a year that I’ve decided to tackle making all of my gifts from scratch. As I scoured the craft stores and browsed the many recipes in the Intermediate Herbalism Course, my mind began buzzing with ideas. I’ve been learning about plant energetics in the Intermediate Course, which helped me identify how to make a simple facial wash that has worked wonders ever since.

Soothing Oatmeal Bath Recipe. My son and I suffer from eczema, and during the coldest parts of winter our eczema tends to flare up more often than usual. It can get pretty itchy and all I want is some relief! During these times, I love to make us a soothing oatmeal bath. It’s super simple to make, and you’re likely to have most of the ingredients on hand when you need them. Oatmeal Baths Soothe Many Skin Conditions Oatmeal is not just great for breakfast in the morning, it’s also really great for soothing all sorts of irritated and/or itchy skin issues. Herbal Infused Whipped Body Butter Recipe.

‘Tis the season for cold and dry winter weather, which also is synonymous, in our world, with dry cracked hands and feet. My husband has worked for a prominent coffee company for as long as we have been married, and every winter his hands take a huge beating because of all of the numerous hand-washings he has to do each work day. An Herbal Deodorant That Works… Finally! I think I’m one of those people who’ve tried every natural deodorant recipe they could find only to be utterly disappointed when they all fail to work… at least the way you expect. Nerds and Nomsense. Make Your Own Tinted Lip Gloss. 20 something allergies and counting…down – DIY Healing Skin Balm.

Blue Chamomile Face Cream - Updated Version. DIY Shampoo Bars. I’m sure you’ve heard of the no-poo method of shampooing – wash with baking soda and water, rinse with apple cider vinegar. Make Your Own Petroleum {FREE} Jelly. Homemade Body Wash That Is Moisturizing and Natural. Herbal Tea for Hair Growth- Drink & Rinse Your Way to Longer, Thicker Natural Hair. Hola Chicas!