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9. Almond Oil. If you're trying to grow out and strengthen your hair, almond oil is a simple but effective means to do it.

9. Almond Oil

Almond oil is helpful because it has so many healthy fatty acids, so it makes your hair soft while strengthening it all at the same time. Recipe: Take about a tablespoon of almond oil – more or less depending on the length and thickness of your hair – and massage it into your scalp, down to the ends of your hair. Leave it on for 15 minutes or so, then rinse your hair with cool water and shampoo as usual. How Often: The number of applications depends on the overall condition of your hair. Use weekly for nourishment or twice a week for dry or damaged hair.

Where to Buy: Almond oil is available at most retailers and health food stores, as well as several places online.


Hair Pics. Homemade Hair Products. Looking for cheaper alternatives to washing your hair (or something with more natural ingredients)?

Homemade Hair Products

I’ve moved the homemade shampoo, conditioner and color rinse recipes and tips onto this page for better organization, there’s a lot here to get you started. Enjoy! First up, here’s an easy way to give natural color a boost without harsh chemicals or dyes. Directions: Mix 1 cup of shampoo with 1 cup of the following: Blondes: Steep 1 tablespoon chamomile, calendula or powdered rhubarb root in 1 cup boiling water for thirty minutes.Brunettes: Add 1 cup strong black coffee *OR* water in which is steeped 1 tablespoon powdered black walnut shells, allspice, or cloves for thirty minutes.Redheads: Add 1 cup red wine and/or real orange juice, *OR* water in which 1 tablespoon red hibiscus or 2 tablespoons red clover have been steeped thirty minutes. To Brighten: (with 1 cup of shampoo) Source: Ageless Natural Beauty By Sally Freeman Bring Out Highlights: Homemade Hair Treatments.

Eggs, yogurt and honey are, at first glance, all components of a tasty breakfast—but they also happen to be hair treatment ingredients, and affordable, all-natural ones at that.

Homemade Hair Treatments

And they're not the only ones. Did you know, for instance, that the oils in avocados more closely resemble our own skin's oils than any product in the beauty aisle does? Or that the mild acidity in lemon is an effective—and gentler—alternative to chemical-laden products? Next time your locks need a lift, save money by using one of these kitchen fixes. For All Hair Types "The [raw] egg is really the best of all worlds," says Janice Cox, author of Natural Beauty at Home. To Use: For normal hair, use the entire egg to condition hair; use egg whites only to treat oily hair; use egg yolks only to moisturize dry, brittle hair, Cox says. Photo by Shutterstock. Colour Enhancing. Make Hair Grow Faster. By The Lipgloss Culture Coterie We all have different varieties of hair problems.

Make Hair Grow Faster

Some of us have a hard time getting our hair to stay curled or are constantly trying to fight frizz. Some of us are impatiently waiting for our bangs to grow out or have added so many chemicals and hair products to our poor manes that our hair is completely refusing to cooperate with us. Some of us are facing the more serious issue of hair loss. Whether we like it or not, hair plays an extremely important role in our self-image. Long Hair Tips. Many of you asked if I could do a post on my hair care and routine.

Long Hair Tips

Apologies that it has taken me so long to post on it. I have to admit that my hair really is not in its most healthy state right now. As I mentioned before, I experienced post postpartum hair loss with both of my little ones. My hair is not nearly as thick now, but it's growing back in pretty quickly now. I decided to break this down into areas. In any case, I do not do nearly all the things I know, I should be doing for my hair.