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[ 4 Jan 2016 | 2 Comments ]
Soap nuts and Aloe

Castile Soap

Castile soap is not a brand; it is a soap that is made up of vegetable oil and lye instead of animal fat. The lye converts the oil to soap, a process that is called saponification. When the process is finished there is no trace of lye left in it. There are two types of lye used by soapmakers – sodium hydroxide and potassium hydroxide. Sodium hydroxide is used to make solid soap; potassium hydroxide is used to make liquid soaps. A combination of the two is used …

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[ 28 Jun 2011 | 14 Comments ]

If you were given five minutes to escape your house or your place of abode, what are the five hair must-haves that you should carry? I generally pitch this question to persons who are interested in growing long healthy relaxed hair and the answers would vary. The reason I ask is, you do not need more than five products  to maintain hair  growth at any one time. Some ladies stock up on a lot of hair care products and use them every day or every week and then complain that …