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[ 2 Mar 2012 | 4 Comments ]

Week One
My hair regimen is very dynamic, yes, I have a basic system, which I follow see My Hair Regimen, but as you can tell from my recipes and posts I do not stick with one product or even one recipe. Since recently I did some pretty interesting things to my regimen and I want to share them with you. I will post weekly updates every Friday about what I did with my hair for the week which products I use etc., if you are interested in knowing more about …

Hair Care, Hair Regimen, Relaxed Hair »

[ 11 Dec 2011 | 18 Comments ]
Hair Regimen on A Budget

What’s your hair budget? Will it preclude you from having the healthy hair that you want? I hope not. There are times in our lives when we have to cut back on our spending, whether for one thing or the other but we still need to look good. You should not let your hair suffer because you are on a budget. You can budget smart and achieve your hair goals.
Your hair can flourish and grow on just five or less products. The key to having really lovely hair whether it …

Hair Recipes, Oily Hair »

[ 16 Nov 2011 | No Comment ]
Oily Hair Treatment

Any unbalance in hair can be uncomfortable, if hair is too dry it will break, if hair is too oily it can shed and it looks unattractive, feels limp and has no sheen. The following are three recipes for oily hair that can help to alleviate this condition without stripping the hair too much or adding extra oil to clog the pores.
Lavender Shampoo
Lavender is notorious for balancing the conditions on the scalp; it can be used for both oily and dry hair and will yield great results.
1/2 cup Liquid Castile …

Hair Recipes, Shedding|Breaking »

[ 15 Nov 2011 | 3 Comments ]
Horsetail Herb

Shedding and breaking hair can be depressing, may be you thought you were doing everything right and then the hair just keeps on getting worse and looks awful. Here are three recipes that you can try. As usual, they are natural products that you can make from home. If you don’t already have some of the oils you can get them at a health food store or from a reputable distributor online. In the meantime, check out this article as a guide that you are not unwittingly doing something wrong.  …

Dry Hair, Hair Recipes »

[ 14 Nov 2011 | One Comment ]
jamaican sorrel

There are several products on the market that claim that they are able to rid you of dry, damaged hair. They may be right, but before you break the bank, check your kitchen or your herb garden. It might be even possible that a little vial of essential oil that you got in a gift basket that you have sitting at the back of your closet might be of some use. Point is, there is no need to panic; you can try these natural remedies as an option to store …

Hair Regimen, Relaxed Hair »

[ 7 Nov 2011 | 34 Comments ]
Regimen relaxed hair

This hair regimen is for relaxed hair, as I am constantly reminded relaxed hair is weaker than natural hair and needs extra care and attention. This is a typical regimen, as usual it is just a guide for persons who may not have a regimen. Feel free to tweak the information here at will.
Post Relaxer- 4-6 weeks
Shampoo hair every week using organic shampoo. The week after the relaxer add a drop or two of rosemary or lavender oil and a teaspoon of olive oil or coconut oil to your   shampoo. …

Hair Care, Hair Regimen »

[ 28 Oct 2011 | 2 Comments ]
Curly Hair

Some people just start developing a regimen by default when it comes to taking care of hair, they wash on a Friday, deep condition hair every two weeks and do something else on other days. Here’s the thing, when you are transitioning you must have a regimen, don’t just fall into a changeable routine, plan your journey to going natural carefully, especially if you are transitioning for the long haul- a year or more.
If you don’t have a regimen, you just might get frustrated and give up. A regimen helps …

Hair Regimen, Natural Hair »

[ 26 Oct 2011 | 3 Comments ]
Dye Hair Black

I am compiling this hair regimen based on my mother’s hair. Her hair is breaking from using a ‘natural dye’ that has more synthetic ingredients than I want to mention. Her hair is also natural kinky curly type 4A.
Pre-Shampoo- this is recommended because the hair is dry and shedding. The pre-pooing process can make a difference especially if the hair is dry. The beauty about this is, you can do a pre-poo overnight and wash hair in the morning. There are several options when pre-pooing, you can do a combo …

Dry Hair, Hair Care »

[ 15 Sep 2011 | 13 Comments ]
moisture hair 2

The best moisture for hair is actually water. Water is a chemical substance with the chemical formula H2O. In chemistry speak, this means, it contains one oxygen and two hydrogen atoms connected by covalent bonds.
Indeed, our bodies contain from 55% to 78% water, depending on body size. To function properly, the body requires between one and seven liters of water per day to avoid dehydration; the precise amount depends on the level of activity, temperature, humidity, and other factors.
Water is good internally and externally for hair. Internally a well-hydrated body …

Hair Recipes, Pre Shampoo, Shedding|Breaking »

[ 9 Sep 2011 | 17 Comments ]

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

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

Hair Care, Hair Regimen, Shedding|Breaking »

[ 30 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments ]
Hair Brush with hair

These are just suggestions as to how you can go forward to correct your hair breakage. Please read shedding hair-causes and check to see what the underlying reasons may be for your hair breakage, it is best for you to know before you attempt any hair regimen for hair breakage.
Shampoo: Use an organic shampoo with no chemicals added. If your hair feels squeaky clean after washing and then dry and trashy after it has dried, it is probably because the shampoo has stripped the hair of moisture. What you need …

Hair Regimen, Oily Hair »

[ 13 Aug 2011 | No Comment ]

Hair Treatment: Do an apple cider vinegar rinse after every wash. Use a Pre-Shampoo treatment for Oily Hair. Use it only on the scalp and wash thoroughly after.
Shampoo: Shampoo hair twice per week. Use a shampoo that can strip hair of oils effectively without damaging the hair. One suggestion is to add baking soda to regular organic shampoo or add 3 drops of tea tree oil to an organic shampoo. Or make your own shampoo with Castile soap and essential oils. Make sure your shampoo contains no sodium lauryl sulphate, …