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Natural Shampoo Alternatives from the Kitchen. Maybe I should use natural shampoo?

Natural Shampoo Alternatives from the Kitchen

{cc photo courtesy of on Artbandito Flickr} The human body accomplishes some pretty amazing feats. Among them, the ability to cleans itself of impurities. While we have come to rely on shampoo for cleaning away dirt and oil, the body only needs a little help accomplishing this task on own. Here are some shampoo alternatives (or no poo method, as some call it) readily found in the kitchen or at least inexpensively purchased. Uses of Baking Soda for Skin, Hair and Teeth Care | :: around the world :: دنیا کے گرد ::

Baking soda can also do wonders for your face.

Uses of Baking Soda for Skin, Hair and Teeth Care | :: around the world :: دنیا کے گرد ::

Exfoliating: Make a paste of 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water, and use as a gentle, exfoliating facial scrub after washing with soap and water. Rinse your face clean.

Skin

Fashion. Out of the ordinary Beauty Tips that work | Cher Cabulas Mindbox. Use toothpaste on yellow nails.

Out of the ordinary Beauty Tips that work | Cher Cabulas Mindbox

This usually happens when you let nail polish stay on your nails for very long and when you’ve used cheap nail polish. Whiten them all up by rubbing toothpaste to remove the stains. You can also add a few drops of lemon for extra whitening, it’s a natural bleaching agent. See other uses of lemon with this POST. How to Make Your Own Beauty Products from Scratch - Health - GOOD - StumbleUpon.

Let's keep things simple this week.

How to Make Your Own Beauty Products from Scratch - Health - GOOD - StumbleUpon

When it comes to personal-care products, we are big believers in streamlining what you use—see "Eight Products You Think You Need But Don't" for a refresher—buying less in general, and getting creative. We have both always loved experimenting in our kitchens and our bathrooms, checking ingredients in products we love, isolating the main ones, and then trying them on their own. Sometimes it works: A favorite hair leave-in contained aloe, for example, so one day we tried aloe alone and found that, lo and behold, it worked just fine on its own. And sometimes it didn't.

Nails

Soap Making Instructions | Soap Making Recipes and Tutorials | Teach Soap - StumbleUpon. Your Dress.... Makeup. Hair. Fantastic Easy Hairstyle for the DIY Bride/Bridesmaid {Sunday Beauty School} I know I talked hair last week BUT I just have to share this with you!

Fantastic Easy Hairstyle for the DIY Bride/Bridesmaid {Sunday Beauty School}

Being a straight and rather flat haired girl myself, I have tried every which way to bring a little bit of curl into my life with limited success. I’ve bought heated round brushes, velcro rollers, curling tongs in various shapes and sizes, those foam bendy things, rags (Victorian chic don’t you know) and heated rollers. But none have given me the curls I crave and most of them have damaged my hair. Solid Shea Butter Sugar Scrub Cube Recipe.

Solid Sugar Scrub Cubes have become the new trend and are now taking the place of traditional sugar scrubs.

Solid Shea Butter Sugar Scrub Cube Recipe

One of the main reasons is that these scrubs are in a solid form so there’s no separation and less mess. It also means it’s less likely that you will transfer water into your sugar scrub during usage since you are simply removing one or two cubes at a time for use and then resealing the container before use. While there are a handful of recipes for solid sugar scrubs floating around, I came up with my own recipe that I’d like to share with you. It’s not greasy when applied and easy to make.