One of the first things we learned in cosmetology school was how to do a scalp treatment, and for good reason. For all the benefits they provide, I think it’s crazy they aren’t a regular part of our “beauty” routines. We’ll scrub, rub, and moisturize every square inch of our body, but the scalp tends to be neglected. Diy All Natural Scalp Treatment I have a friend from childhood that was my ever faithful guinea pig during beauty school. Before we talk about the how, let’s talk about the why. Why Scalp Treatments Are Important Here are just a few reasons that a scalp treatment should be a part of your regular beauty routine: Removes product build up (even shampoo and conditioner build up)Relieves dry, flaky, tight skin from winter monthsTreats dandruffStimulates the scalp to speed up hair growth On a more serious note: many scalp related problems including hair loss and slow hair growth are caused by a hardened build-up of sebum that clogs the hair follicles. Convinced you yet? Supplies
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Pernilla Alm | Just another WordPress.com siteCrock Pot Hot Process Soap Tutorial -- Photo Heavy!Here are a few pictures to show what happens when I make CPHP. Your results may vary, though! Please note that this tutorial is designed for those already familiar with cold process soap making. Melt oils and mix up lye solution as you would with CP. After you’ve reached a nice, thick trace, put the lid on, check the crock pot is set to low, and entertain yourself for about a half an hour. Check back in about ten minutes and the gel will have spread from the edges toward the centre. Five minutes later, raw soap island is gone: It is at this time I remove the pot from the heat source and give a quick stir just to be sure the gel is complete. Now you can zap test the soap by taking a little bit out and rubbing it between your fingers to help it cool. When making HP, I add my additives at the end of the cook to avoid having the kitchen smell like the monkey cage at the zoo. And now a lovely oakmoss fragrance goes in: And lightly stirred to make an in-the-pot swirl:
Ginger Hair-Grow Scalp Treatment FormulaThis excellent, easy-to-make scalp conditioning formula really gets your hair growing! It uses ginger, considered one of the most powerful herbs in Ayurveda. With its potent stimulating properties, ginger increases the blood circulation to the scalp which can result in faster-growing hair. Warming, stimulating, and great for your scalp and hair! INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger 1 tablespoon sesame or jojoba oil 1. 2. 3. Adapted from Naturally Healthy Hair, by Mary Beth Janssen (Storey Books, 1999).
10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Perfume | BeautyThink you know everything about perfume? Think again! Here are 10 interesting facts about the fascinating world of fragrance. 1) The name Perfume comes from the Latin word “per fume” which means “through smoke”- this makes sense as the earliest perfumes were incense based, and were made from spices and herbs such as coriander and frankincense. 2) The earliest modern style of perfume (made by blending essential oils with an alcohol solution) was created in 1310 for Queen Elizabeth of Hungary. 3) There are many aromatic sources available in nature, and all parts of plants are used in the quest for new and exciting scents. 4) Perfumes can also contain animal ingredients, although nowadays many of these are created synthetically for ethical reasons. 5) Ambergris really is whale vomit! 6) Nowadays many modern perfumes are made from synthetic fragrance oils. 8) An “Eau de Cologne” is a milder, watered down perfume typically with concentrations of between 2- 5% essential oils to base.
100% Natural Pancakes Recipe – Gluten Free, Flourless, Low Calorie, EasyHey POPsters!!! New discovery!!!!! This is the easiest pancake recipe you will ever find in your LIFE!!!!! And it’s 100% made out of natural ingredients. Check this ingredient list: - 1 ripe banana - 2 whole eggs Bam!!! So simple I couldn’t believe it. Under 250 calories, nearly 14g of protein! Also, don’t forget to try my new POP Pilates workout in front of Big Ben…Pippa’s Butt Workout!! Also…I REALLY wanna do a cardio dance video. <3 you guys! Cassey
DIY Egyptian MagicI can’t quite remember who first introduced me to the idea of duping Egyptian Magic. It may have been Meredith, it could have been a reader. It seems my memory isn’t that great on this one. There are only six ingredients in the original—olive oil, beeswax, honey, bee pollen, bee propolis, and royal jelly. The bulk of the balm is olive oil that’s been thickened with beeswax. The special bits of the balm are the raw honey, bee pollen, and the bee propolis. Bee pollen is flat out loaded with vitamins. Bee propolis is a complex resinous substance gathered by bees that basically resin and essential oils sourced from nearby plants and trees. The resulting balm is thick and creamy.
Simple Paint Updates for Everyday Home AccessoriesOh, So Plain Let ceramics and glass stand in for canvas the next time you pick up a paintbrush with these ideas from DIY diva Jodi Mensing Harris. Frame with Color Layer colorful stripes in a float frame to bring a new dimension to a treasured family photo. Before you create this masterpiece, pay attention to how the transparent stripes will overlap in the finished projects. Dip a small foam roller in glass paint and roll on the back of each glass panes. Peel off the tape to reveal your stripes, and reassemble you frame.Click to the next slide to learn how to make it.