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[ 15 Oct 2011 | 2 Comments ]

I love potatoes…potato chips, potato salads and mashed potatoes but I have never heard of potatoes being good for hair until recently. You live and you learn and this hair rinse in particular, was suggested to me, by someone who said they tried it and it really works. So for all the ladies and gentlemen who are looking for something natural to dye their hair with this is apparently a very useful rinse to try. Next time you are preparing potatoes for dinner don’t throw away the peels. Leave it …

Grey Hair, Hair Recipes, Shampoo »

[ 14 Oct 2011 | One Comment ]

This shampoo recipe contains 3 ingredients that are known to temporarily darken black hair. If you are desirous of covering your grays in a healthy way from shampoo to hair rinses. This recipe is a good first step in the right direction.
Ingredients
1/2 cup Liquid Castile Soap
1 tablespoon Sage Leaf (steeped in water and strained)
1 tablespoon Rosemary (steeped in water and strained)
1 tablespoon Peppermint (steeped in water and strained)
2 Black Tea Bags
1 teaspoon Olive oil (coconut oil is also a good option)
 
Directions
1. Boil water and steep 1 cup water to half …

Grey Hair, Hair Care, Hair Care Tips »

[ 13 Oct 2011 | 2 Comments ]

Coloring hair is a big step and should be considered carefully before attempting especially if you are thinking of using a more permanent hair color. There are four types of ways to color the hair: permanent (this is the most damaging to the hair in the long run), semi-permanent (only partially penetrates the hair shaft), demi-permanent (uses alkaline instead of ammonia and cannot go to lighter shades, considered less damaging that permanent colors), temporary (these dyes do not penetrate the hair cuticle and are washed off easily).
Things To Consider Before:

Do …

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[ 12 Oct 2011 | No Comment ]

Before you dye your hair  it is best to know what you are getting yourself into. Years ago I went to a friendly neighborhood hair dresser who bleached a chunk of the front of my hair with hydrogen peroxide and something else, I had no idea what that something else was, all I knew was that my hair was almost bleached to white- yikes!
I wish I had known what on earth I was getting myself into before I took the plunge. All I knew at the time was that my …

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[ 11 Oct 2011 | 19 Comments ]

I have no intention of allowing my hair to grow old gracefully.
I am going to fight gray hairs until they overpower me at age seventy or something, but I am not giving up my youthful tresses without a fight. That is why I went information hunting just for other fighters like myself who stand ready to eliminate grayness as soon as it sniffs anywhere close to our heads.
I compiled a list of ‘treatments’ that I got from the Internet and from those ladies who are in the ‘know’. One lady …

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[ 11 Oct 2011 | No Comment ]

Recently, I met a group of women whose ages ranged from 40-65, all from the same family and only the oldest lady among them had a dusting of gray hair along her hairline. I found myself wondering what on earth did they use to dye their hair and still keep it so thick and strong looking.
When I asked I was laughed at, they did not use any hair dye and their grandmother, who was still alive at 90 something was not completely gray. I was shocked and a little envious; …