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8 hair care treatments you can make yourself

8 hair care treatments you can make yourself
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. 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. For dull hair To Use: Massage 1/2 cup sour cream or plain yogurt into damp hair and let sit for 20 minutes. For itchy scalp For limp or fine hair For dry or sun-damaged hair

"DIP" DYED HAIR (UPDATED) 78K+ *DISCLAIMER- I AM NOT A PROFESSIONAL COSMETOLOGIST/HAIRDRESSER/COLORIST. THIS WAS JUST AN EXPERIMENT GONE RIGHT.* So if you saw our Candy Hair Color post, you know that Casey and I are pretty obsessed with fun-colored-hair right now. It's not a reasonable obsession but hey, are any obsessions really that reasonable? I decided to take matters into my own hands and give my hair some change. By the way, I really don't recommend trying this at home! DIY - MAKE YOUR OWN WAX FOR HAIR REMOVAL - Fashion + Beauty on Shine I was chatting with someone on my flight back from my vacation. She lived in another country where salons are hard to come by or if they are around, they aren't very good. So, sometimes a girl has got to depend on herself. Maegan: hair tutorials Fashion+Home+Lifestyle DIY Bejeweled Hair Combs | Pretty Brooches for your Hair I fell in love with hair combs the other day after writing 18 Statement Hair Combs | Brooches for your Hair and was totally… Faux Fringe Hair Tutorial… Bangs w/out Cutting your Hair… BlogHer asked if I wouldn’t mind choosing a video from their vast inventory of BlogHerTV segments and recreate one of the beauty or hair… Hair Tutorial + Video: High French Twist Faux Hawk… A few weeks ago I styled my hair in this high French twist {featured in this outfit post} and had requests for an instructional… Easy At Home Teeth Whitening for Any Budget One of the most common complaints that people have about their teeth is that they’re discolored. So many things can affect the color of the teeth. Drinking soda, wine, coffee, smoking, and eating highly pigmented foods can all result in the yellowish tinge that everyone hates. If a person has some extra money to spend, they could always visit their dentist for a quick whitening treatment.

guest blogger - Sasha from The Guilded Bee: Here's another DIY project from our sweet friend, Sasha - from the The Gilded Bee. Be sure to check out her awesome shop full of handmade packaging lovelies. Thanks for being here with us Sasha! 11 Foods for Healthy Hair Get naturally growing, shiny tresses with these top foods for healthy hair. Glossy, healthy curls require more than gentle care and all the right products on the outside. See how to get naturally growing, shiny tresses with these foods for healthy hair recommended by Cynthia Pasquella, certified clinical nutritionist, SoCal Cleanse founder and gorgeous, shiny blonde herself. 1. Asparagus "This veggie is densely packed with folic acid, a B-complex vitamin that helps the body utilize protein better, getting it to your hair faster," says Pasquella.

Makeup For Life - Beauty Advice, Product Reviews, Makeup Tutorials, Celebrity MakeupMakeup For Life – Beauty Advice, Product Reviews, Makeup Tutorials, Celebrity Makeup Since you guys wanted to see more step-by-step tutorials, I will be doing a series of makeup tutorials starting with one of my favorite looks, smoky eyes. One thing I LOVE about the smoky look is how versatile it is. You can use pretty much any color and you can go from a soft smoky to a really dramatic one.

Hair Romance: 30 Days of Twist & Pin Hairstyles – Day 11 Day 11 – Braided ponytail The half braid in this style can hide your fringe and use it to secure a softly sideswept ponytail with a few pins. Want to learn how to do this hairstyle? Check out my ebook 30 Days of Twist & Pin Hairstyles! It gives you over 75 pages of detailed instructions and how-to pictures, tips, tricks, techniques and cheats for a different hairstyle every day. You can get your copy right here by clicking the button below.

page corner bookmarks This project comes to you at the request of Twitterer @GCcapitalM. I used to believe that a person could never have too many books, or too many bookmarks. Then I moved into an apartment slightly larger than some people’s closets (and much smaller than many people’s garages) and all these beliefs got turned on their naïeve little heads. But what a person can always look for more of is really cool unique bookmarks. Placeholders special enough for the books that are special enough to remain in your culled-out-of-spacial-necessity collection.

How to Make Your Own Beauty Products from Scratch - Lifestyle Let's keep things simple this week. 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. Over the years we have tried dozens of DIY beauty recipes to find ones we like—and that work.

7 Days to Effortless, Frizz-Free Curls! Day 1: Out with the old! Dump all of your alcohol laden stylers, sulfate based shampoos, and silicone filled serums. Drying alcohols found in a host of styling product can cause the cuticle to swell up and the hair to frizz. Sulfate based shampoos rob your tresses of its much needed natural oils, another culprit of frizz. Ditch these duds and shop for products that are formulated with natural ingredients and free of drying alcohol, sulfates, silicones, mineral oil and other articifical fillers. Tip For Curly Textures

Stick 'em up: How to get the perfect eyeliner flick - cheat By Claire Coleman Updated: 21:10 GMT, 11 September 2011 Get the look: Achieve an eyeliner flick by sticking one on with Dior's latest invention For years I have attempted to perfect that fabulous Sixties flicky eyeliner thing. I’ve tried gel liners, felt‑tip pens and stencils, but never managed it, resorting instead to the smudgy eyes that were easier for cack-handed individuals like myself to recreate. But this season, the crisp flick is once more being heralded as a make-up trend, and this time, I’ll actually be sporting it, thanks to Dior. Homemade Hair Treatments - At-Home Hair Repair at 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. 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?

Home Facials - Get Natural Skincare Ideas at Facials are a great way to keep your skin glowing, but they can be pricey. We asked Louisa Macan-Graves, author of Hollywood Beauty Secrets: Remedies to the Rescue, and Elda Argenti, owner of the Plantogen skincare line, for their favorite make-at-home face masks crafted from common household ingredients. For All Skin Types

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