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All Natural Hair Color Recipes Using Herbs

All Natural Hair Color Recipes Using Herbs
Since I posted by recipes for homemade shampoo and DIY dry shampoo I’ve gotten several emails asking about natural/herbal options for hair color. I’ve experimented with natural hair lightening in the past, but hadn’t tried dark or red shades. Many wasted herbs and a bunch of randomly colored streaks on the underside of my hair later, I figured out some good dark and red options as well! I started with sandy blonde hair, so I used the lightening herbs on most of my head, and I’m the blondest I’ve been since childhood (with some interesting red/brown streaks underneath). I think the reds and browns would be even more dramatic on hair that was already darker, but they definitely had my hair not-blonde anymore. If any of you with dark hair try the red or dark colors, please let me know how they work on you! These are natural colors and as such will create natural hues on your hair. Herbs for Light Hair I’ve tried several basic herbal variations including: Ingredients: Instructions: Faster Way:

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Tony Pantalleresco's Page - Health Axis In here are all the articles / information posted on Tony’s website until the end of Dececmber 2011. All new articles will be posted on the blog when they are new. The reason for them being posted in here is that this blog is a little more organised than Tony’s site so you should be able to use the search facility here. How To Darken Skin Tone Naturally Without Tanning How to Darken Skin without Tanning More and more people are now embracing the darker skin tones. Many want to have darker skin tones because it makes them sexier and more beautiful. Tanning is common among Caucasians as they want to have a glowing, healthier, sun-kissed skin tones. So here are some natural ways of darkening skin tones without tanning: Staying under the sun.

Natural Herbal Hair Color for Healthy Hair - Hippy Natural Hair Care Series Part 4 - TheHippyHomemaker I have spent a lot of years of my life changing my hair color based on my flittering emotions and the change of seasons. I am a big proponent of self expression and coloring my hair has always been one of my favorite ways to express myself, but over the last few years I have come to find out that all of those conventional hair dyes I was using is absolutely terrible for me and for the planet. Over time, I was destroying my hair and ingesting nasty toxic chemicals, with every dye job that I performed. Finally after wanting to grow my hair out, I realized that my hair had never gotten passed my shoulders because all of the damage I was doing to it was causing my hair to break off. I decided I needed to make a change and how I was coloring my hair was the first thing on that list. After trying henna, I don’t think I can ever go back to conventional hair dyes.

How to Make Soap from Ashes - Modern Homesteading If it hadn't been for the help we got from the native old-timers . . . my friend, Dennis, and I would have starved or just plain quit the winter we settled into that abandoned miner's cabin in Alaska. The sourdoughs came to our rescue, though, and soon taught us how to survive on less than $10 a month cash money by trapping, tanning, foraging food and dipping candles from our own tallow and lard. With their generous assistance, we also quickly mastered the fine and easy art of recycling hardwood ashes and left-over kitchen fats into clean, all purpose soap.

10 "Masked" Musicians and Why They Hide Several musicians have been known to take on an alternate persona as part of their art. David Bowie became Ziggy Stardust. Garth Brooks became Chris Gaines. Honey & Cinnamon Hair Mask. Lighten and Condition! Hey all! It's been forever since I've posted anything. Life has been crazy and yada, yada, ya. This is totally not crochet related but I just had to share it! Anyways let's get to the point. Dirty dishwater blondes this is for you. How To Make Amazing Homemade Solid Perfumes Using All Natural Ingredients How To Make Amazing Homemade Solid Perfumes Using All Natural Ingredients Please be sure to Join our email list and receive all our latest and best tutorials daily – free! 29K+ Background images – Design Sponge (with permission) Ever wished you could make your own perfumes? This is a fantastic and fun recipe that uses all pure, natural ingredients – and will bring your inner perfumer to life!

Freeze Wash Your Jeans I recently read an article on abc news about Levi's CEO Chip Bergh not washing his 501 Levi jeans for a year. He wants to preserve the color and shape of the jeans. He mentioned that 501 jeans "do not need to be washed as often as people might think, if ever." He spots clean and air dries his 501's. The don't wash jeans is gaining popularity and some say they use the freezer method to freshen their jeans while others use the sun dried method. DIY Deep Conditioner that Gradually Lightens Hair - Cruelty-Free Review and Lifestyle Blog I’ve came up with a concoction that gradually lightens hair with minimal to no damage. Here is the recipe! I wish I had taken a good before and after picture but I don’t have that much foresight. I now have some natural subtle streaks through my hair and my tips are naturally lighter from exposure to the sun and this concoction for a few months.

Soap Making 101 - Making Cold Process Soap While there are other methods of making soap (hot process and melt & pour), this tutorial will provide a basic overview on how to make your own all natural cold process soaps. It will be added to the Soapmaking page on my blog along with other helpful links and recipes; so be sure to bookmark or pin it for easy reference. (For more in-depth information including tips on coloring soap naturally, how to read a lye calculator, plus 25 of my favorite palm oil free recipes, check out my ebook: Natural Soap Making: Cold Process Basics & Recipes!) Making soap is one of my favorite hobbies. There are so many ways to personalize a single recipe, that I rarely make the same soap twice! Vinegar A variety of flavored vinegars on sale in France (bottom rows) Vinegar is a liquid consisting mainly of acetic acid (CH3COOH) and water. The acetic acid is produced by the fermentation of ethanol by acetic acid bacteria.[1] Vinegar is now mainly used as a cooking ingredient, but historically, as the most easily available mild acid, it had a great variety of industrial, medical, and domestic uses, some of which (such as a general household cleanser) are still promoted today.

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #3: Make Your Own Hair Lightening Spray Making your own hair highlighter is easy and cheap! A product at Bed Bath & Beyond caught my eye the other day: John Frieda’s Controlled Lightening Spray. It reminded me of the Sun-In days of my youth, which always ultimately resulted in orange hair. I’ll never forget the day a guy I was friends with came to school with bright-orange hair, the unfortunate effect of Sun-In on dark hair, which he claimed was his older brother’s doing. Oh, the teasing that poor guy had to endure. An even easier route that is tried-and-true — and doesn’t contain any unnecessary ingredients — is to make your own simple lightening spray. Total Nutrition – Make your own Homemade Multivitamin and Mineral Formula Doc Shillington not only sells his Total Nutrition Formula, which is available at Green lifestyle Market, he also tells us how to make our own. One of the reasons we love working with Doc is that he empowers people to take their health into their own hands. And as you know, here at OLM we love DIY healthcare! Doc’s Total Nutrition Formula, a perfectly balanced blend of whole foods, is especially formulated to supply you with natural food source vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and essential trace elements. These are nature’s nutrients, not man made or synthetic.