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[ 12 Apr 2012 | One Comment ]
Pumpkin hair and skin benefits

Pumpkin is a year round vegetable but is found abundantly in the fall. They are used for Halloween, the pies are a must for some households for thanksgiving, they are very popular in soups in winter and they are everywhere in the farmers market in the latter part of the year.
The beauty about pumpkins is that they can last for up to six months when bought whole and it is sold in a can in those months when you can’t get it. So this is one vegetable that is good …

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[ 15 Mar 2012 | 4 Comments ]
Dry Scalp Shampoo Recipe

Here are two simple dry scalp recipes, the ingredients are easily found in the supermarket. You can substitute carrier oils (olive, coconut etc.) to the ones that suit your hair best.
Pre- Poo
I usually use castor oil instead of olive oil; any carrier oil can be used. The aloe vera and the peppermint are very effective dry scalp treatments; the oil is to mitigate any drying effects that the aloe vera may have. If like me you plan to use this pre-poo overnight you can use the carrier oil. If not, …

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[ 19 Oct 2011 | No Comment ]
Capsicum and Jojoba Oil For Hair

Seriously when I read this combination in Jennie Harding’s book, The Essential Oils Handbook, I was quite skeptical about whether Capsicum is in fact a good treatment for hair, let alone gray hair. Why? Capsicum is pepper. However, I have since learned that capsicum is invaluable hair stimulant. It is so powerful it can stimulate hair growth in sparse, bald areas.
Up to the time of writing of this recipe, I have not personally tried this on my hair. However, according to the experts, it works very well for premature gray …

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[ 18 Oct 2011 | No Comment ]
Avocado Oil, Alfalfa Oil and Carrot Oil Homemade Recipe

For persons who are prematurely gray there are some things that you can do before you shampoo to put a stop to those premature gray hairs. This recipe is adapted from Valerie Worwoods book, The Complete Book Of Essential Oils And Aromatherapy.
It is a recommended read for those persons who are interested in oils and how they work, especially those oils that can be of help to your premature graying tresses.
Ingredients:
1 tsp alfalfa essential oil
1 tsp. carrot essential oil
8 tsp. avocado oil
Directions.
Combine the three oils together in a container preferably …

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[ 10 Sep 2011 | 10 Comments ]
Thin Edges Honey Recipe

My hair edges were extremely thin, they were thin when they were natural because of the hair styles that I used to frequently subject my hair to and they were thin when I relaxed my hair because of the constant relaxing of already relaxed edges. My hair edges keep bouncing back with this formula and I take extra care to do it at least once per month paying close attention to my hair edge.
Thin Edges Honey Pre-Shampoo Recipe
Ingredients:
1 tsp honey
2 tsp olive oil
2 tsp castor oil
1 egg yolk.
Directions:
Mix all ingredients …

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[ 9 Sep 2011 | 23 Comments ]
peppermint

This recipe has the stimulating effects of peppermint oil and the protein benefits of egg. Do this as a quick pre-poo before shampooing and you will find that your hair feels so much better after the wash. You can follow up this treatment with a regular shampoo and then a deep conditioner. Consistent pre-pooing can decrease hair breakage significantly.
Pre-Shampoo Treatment for Shedding Hair

Ingredients:
3-4 Drops Peppermint oil
1 teaspoon of olive oil
1 teaspoon castor oil
2 egg yolks
Directions:
Beat the egg yolks until frothy and then add the oils in a small bowl. Massage …

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[ 28 Jul 2011 | 5 Comments ]
Pre-Shampoo Egg Treatment

Ingredients:
2 eggs
1 tbsp olive oil
1 cup lukewarm water (do not use hot water it will scramble the eggs)
1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
 
Directions:
Beat eggs. Add oil to eggs and beat well. Combine water and apple cider vinegar. Slowly add the water to the egg mixture and combine mixture. Pour mixture into a container. After shampooing, massage all the conditioner into hair, and leave on for a half hour or more under a shower cap, before thoroughly rinsing with room temperature water.
 
Side Note: For added richness, add half an avocado to the …