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Natural Hair Dye, homemade hair color, for fashion sheep and trendsetters

Natural Hair Dye, homemade hair color, for fashion sheep and trendsetters
Making and using your own Natural Hair Dye is waaaaay more fun than anything you can buy out there. And we’re not even speaking of the safety aspect, those store bought chemical hair dyes are packed with?…yes, 1000 points for you: Chemicals!! This is for all who want to keep it natural, obviously. These homemade hair dye recipes contain pure natural ingredients. That is a seriously safer alternative to those chemical paint jobs And yes, it will take you a bit longer to get to the same sort of result, because these natural hair color recipes are not as concentrated. Not only are they easy and fun to make, but also very affordable or downright cheap and you probably have the ingredients already somewhere in your kitchen cabinet Adding color never hurt anyone Not for Sheep… We want to make a point about Skin Tone and choice of color, at least what others lead you to believe; your new hair color should complement your skin tone. E.g. Which ingredients are usefulin natural hair dye recipes?

Honey and cinnamon cures - do they really work? Here's what you need to know (NaturalNews) Hopeful newcomers to holistic health marvel at reports about honey and cinnamon as a miracle cure-all. On the other hand, alternative health skeptics scoff at the notion of cinnamon and honey as medicine, pointing out that the plethora of articles about the curative benefits of this food duo originated with a 1995 article in the tabloid newspaper Weekly World News. The truth is that cinnamon and honey have been used to promote health for centuries, but their efficacy depends largely on a lifestyle of energetic activity and whole foods.In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), cinnamon is viewed as possessing heat or yang, and is thus used to cure ills stemming from excess yin or coldness. Honey, in this system, is viewed as a neutral substance, balanced between yin and yang. Honey possesses natural anti-bacterial properties. Honey poured on wounds or burns prevents infection and promotes healing. Cinnamon and honey can boost your health, both separately and in combination.

Hair Flower 29 May 2010 These elegant fabric flowers are very simple to make . . . and only take a few basic supplies. The finished product is delightfully lovely, and at times can look like a real flower! Every flower will turn out differently and that is part of the beauty! If you haven’t used those tea lights in a while, now’s the time! Supplies: · Synthetic Silky Fabric · Scissors · Candle (preferably a tea light) Additional supplies: · Needle and Thread, Glue Dots or Glue Gun · Buttons and/or Beads Directions: 1. Make the largest one’s diameter about half an inch larger than you want the diameter of the flower, as the petals will end up shrinking a bit. 2. You can also cut around the pattern and skip the drawing part, it just might not be as uniform . . . but with these, uniform isn’t necessary. 3. Cut just inside the drawn lines to make a circle out of the fabric. 4. Be very careful (please have adult supervision, this is rather dangerous), as it is very easy to get burnt. 5.

Homemade Hairspray - A Simple, Natural Recipe that Saves Money I was so excited to share this recipe for homemade hairspray that I had a hard time conducting an adequate test phase! I’m happy to report that after using it every day for over a month, I’ve been thrilled with the results. (UPDATE: I’ve been using this formula for over two years now, and won’t ever go back to store-bought!) My Issues with Commercial Hairspray Nowadays I have very thick, curly, long(ish) hair and need to use a generous amount of hairspray no matter how I style it. It’s time for something different. To my delight, Matt received a basic recipe for homemade hairspray from a DIYNatural reader named Charli. I tested the recipe, made a few tweaks, and came up with this wonderful recipe. Citrus-Lavender Hairspray Step 1 Cut a whole orange or lemon into wedges and combine with 2 cups water in a small pot. Step 2 Strain liquid through cheesecloth into a measuring cup. Step 3 Combine alcohol and essential oils in a small bowl, swirl to mix, then add to the cup of citrus juice. Step 4

EXPERT SECRETS | DIY Sugar Wax - BEAUTY WOO ME - DIY beauty tutorials, expert beauty secrets and a bunch of other stuff... {Image from this etsy shop where you can buy sugar wax if you don't want to make it. We are not affiliated. I just like the way they look. Let me know if you buy the wax!} Hello lovely reader. DO YOU ever make your own beauty products? My favorite, though, is homemade sugar wax or DIY sugaring (whatever you cal it). It's so quick and easy, dirt cheap (you have all the ingredients stocked in your pantry already, swear), non-toxic, hurts less than both strip and hard wax, and rinses clean off, so you don't have sticky spots on your skin when finished; it doesn't clog your pores (Hello?! Sugar Wax Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup lemon juice Seriously. Simmer all ingredients in sauce pan on medium-high heat until amber, but don't scorch. Cool until you can handle the wax without it being too runny or sticky. Clean yer skin where you're planning to wax. Frankly, that sounds like a better night, to me, than a night on the tiles... My age is showing, isn't it?

How to Repair Your Hair with Olive Oil After a long winter’s exposure to dry indoor heat, our hair needs some nourishing relief! Here’s the simple solution. This easy hair treatment will result in healthier, more manageable hair and a really clean, invigorated scalp. Olive oil nourishes, conditions, and improves the strength and elasticity of your hair, while the couldn’t-be-easier process is both stress-reducing and health-promoting. 7 Hair Care Myths Debunked INGREDIENTS (enough for 1 or 2 treatments, depending on the length and thickness of your hair) ½ cup olive oil 5 drops frankincense essential oil (others may be substituted, if you wish) 1 plastic bag that can fit over your hair 1. 2. 3. 4. Find more olive oil beauty tips here. Related:Is Your Shampoo Dangerous? Adapted from The Herbal Home Spa by Greta Breedlove (Storey Books, 1998). Adapted from The Herbal Home Spa by Greta Breedlove (Storey Books, 1998).

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Things that make me smile... DIY Body Wash! Turn a $1 Bar of Soap into Luxurious Body Wash! As you know, I enjoy the Dollar Tree....A LOT. While I was there picking up supplies for our DIY Halloween T-Shirts, I came across a bar of Oil of Olay. I'm not a fan of bar soap but I thought I could turn it into a body wash. And guess what?! Here's what you're going to need: Bar of Soap (any kind)Cheese Grater (or knife if the soap is soft enough)WaterMeasuring cup (1 cup)PotHeat Safe SpoonStoveContainer for your Body Wash Your first step is to grate your soap. I only grated half of my bar. Now, since I didn't want a ton of body wash, I only added 2 cups of water. Place your pot over your stove and turn it on to a medium heat. My skin has been a bit dry lately so I added a cup of coconut milk for added moisture. After your soap flakes or chunks have dissolved, turn off your stove and let your mixture cool several hours. If you add water, heat it up and stir again. If you find your mixture is the right consistency and it's nice and cool, add it to your container!

Olive Oil Hair And Skin Care Olive Oil, A Great Solution For Hair And Skin Care — Olive oil has been widely used in your salads as well as many other things. It is one of healthiest components to make your food taste better. This oil comes directly from the Mediterranean Region and it has become so famous that it has been used in all the continents. It is a favorite among all the health conscious people. Home Made Recipes * If you want to have smooth and fine nails olive oil is the best solution. * Apply Olive oil liberally on your hands. * Olive oil is the best solution for chapped lips. * To have beautiful, lustrous, shiny, silky and dandruff free hair, olive oil is the best bet. * It is great moisturizing solution which makes your skin softer and smoother. * To make yourself an interesting bathing solution you can add 3-4 tbsp of olive oil with a few drops of essential oil. * You can make an excellent night cream by using 1/2 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup vinegar and 1/4 cup water. Source: www.isnare.com

Make Your Own Simple Exfoliating Body Scrub Morning Bump! Originally posted on 10/19/2011: I had a proud “Mom Moment” last week when my daughter decided to give making her own Body Scrub a try. Believe me, I don’t take credit for that girl’s incredible intelligence (well, maybe a teeny, tiny bit), but I do like to think I’ve been an example of how easy it is and how much sense it makes to make your own products for home, health and beauty. I’ve never been one to use body scrubs with any regularity. As a matter of fact, this was probably only the 2nd or 3rd time I’ve tried one…..EVER. Last week we were making preparations for my son’s wedding when Britta came across the idea of making her own body scrub as a special pampering treatment before the big day. She LOVED the results! The “RECIPE” is basically a 2-to-1 ratio of sugar to coconut oil and as many drop of essential oil as you like. You should end up with something looking like this. Wow! Lemon (Or Lime) Sugar (Or Salt) Scrub Ingredients: Directions:

Homemade Coconut Oil Lotion - Little House on the Prairie Living Recently I got a big jar of Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil in the mail and it was just staring at me on the counter...waiting to be used. So, I decided it was time for me to try out this idea. This lotion recipe is really simple and only takes two ingredients. I think next time I will add a little beeswax to mine as I felt like it was a little too greasy for my taste, at least for a daily use lotion. The recipe works great for arms and legs and a little goes a long way. **Update: I LOVE this lotion and I've realized the more your skin gets used to it the less greasy it is (I must have had trouble absorbing it when I first started). Before we get started - coconut oil is pretty amazing. Alright let's get back to lotion making... Homemade Coconut Oil Lotion What you need: 1 cup Extra Virgin Coconut Oil (Where to Buy)1 teaspoon Vitamin E (I just used a few capsules) (Where to Buy) Here's what you need, a mixer, the oil, the vitamin E, and a bowl! What To Do: Then....mix! After! No spam here!

How To Make Your Own Lotion Bars With all the “experimenting” I do on a daily basis trying out new homemade solutions….my hands are in and out of hot, soapy water a LOT! It seems like I’ve never used more moisturizers on my person than I have this past winter. I am CONSTANTLY slathering some greasy goo on my hands, feet, etc in an effort to alleviate the extreme dryness! The problem is….I never seem to have the lotion with me when I need it! What is a lotion bar you ask? Hard lotion bars are also very CONVENIENT! But I think what I like even MORE than the convenience…is the simple, natural ingredients that blend to “lock” in moisture. If you’re feeling do-it-yourselfish…Renee is sharing her simple 3-ingredient Lotion Bar recipe with us! Well, as you can see…while they’re not picture-perfect like hers…I was pretty happy with how they turned out! These would make such great gifts! You can even purchase a DIY Kit that comes with every thing you need to make the lotion bar and lip balm! Ingredients:

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