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naturallycurly This useful herb’s botanical name is Calendula officinalis and is also known as pot marigold or garden marigold. It is commonly grown in vegetable garden and should not be confused with the ornamental marigold of the Tagetes genus. It has been used for centuries to heal wounds and skin irritations. It is an annual flower native to northern Mediterranean countries and its name refers to its tendency to bloom with the calendar year. 15 Hairstyles Style Boho-Chic By Fashion Diva on March 27, 2013 A wild and wet look appeals to all! However, the hippie age as opposed to the carefully coiffeured look is back and you can now afford to be carefully careless with a beautiful boho chic style. Why bind yourself with perfect ringlets or pin and tease your hair until it looks completely unnatural.

Ethnobotany: 5 Recipes to Restore Your Edges If any of you are like me your concern always lies with knowing all of the additives in your favorite hair care product, and this is where ethnobotanical hair care comes into play! Ethnobotany is the scientific study of the interrelations between plants and humans on all varying areas. The area in focus here is hair care straight from the earth. No, I am not saying go outside and start rubbing dandelions and mums on your head, but I will be introducing a few recipes that your tresses will adore! For now let’s focus on natural blends of plants and their accompanying essential oils to restore those thinning edges and lacking napes!

Homemade Coconut Milk Shampoo I have been wanting to make my own homemade shampoo for SUCH a long time! I have searched far and wide! At first I considered the “No ‘Poo” method which MANY people swear by…but it just didn’t seem like it was for me. 3 All-Natural Remedies For Thinning Edges Written by Fran of As healthy-haired naturals, there are various things we have to stay on top of: moisture levels, minimizing breakage, protective styling and healthy ends, just to name a few. While most of these regimens and techniques cater to our new growth, it’s important to take note of the state of our hair health, overall, to avoid continuing any detrimental habits. One of the biggest concerns we face would have to be the thinning of our fragile edges. Unfortunately, there’s no over-the-counter cream or regimen that will repair damage that has already been done.

Head Scarf Tutorial After many requests, I finally made a tutorial on how to tie a simple head scarf. It's really, really easy. I did this without looking in the mirror, so that should tell you how easy it is. Let's get started! Start with a large, square scarf. I like my vintage silk scarves because they're soft and not bulky. Hooded Dryers, Worth the Investment? Let’s face it, naturally curly hair takes effort. This is not for the faint at heart, the weary, nor the lazy. If you have worn your natural curls for more than one year, I'd say you deserve the title of Honorary Stylist.

DIY Beachy Sea Salt Hair Spray « Poor & Pretty My favorite way of styling my hair used to be straightening it, but now it’s summer and it’s far too hot to be doing that. Plus, now that my hair is shorter {thanks, again, to my friend Ryan Gorey}, it’s easier to just wash it, throw in some product, and let it be naturally wavy. Lately, my favorite product has been my all-natural, homemade, beach-inspired, sea-salt hair spray: Ingredients: ½ cup distilled water½ cup coconut water {you can find this in the Spanish section of the grocery store}1 tbs sea salt1 tbs glycerin {you can substitute hair gel}½ tsp jojoba oil4-6 drops orange essential oil {optional}4-6 drops pink grapefruit essential oil {optional} Directions:

Peppermint Pre-Poo - NaturallyCurly Rating: This pre-poo is seriously amazing! Every other pre-poo I have tried left my hair feeling crispy, but this one is golden. My 2C-3A curls are bouncy and beautiful. GET IT TOGETHER! post designed by kristin ess Alright. This is serious. As promised, you’re all getting a free trip to hair boot camp this weekend. This is a post for those of you who asked for a hardcore hair health plan. If you don’t have time to do it this weekend, MAKE TIME!