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Natural hair care recipes

Posted on: June 4, 2008

Rosemary Honey Hair Conditioner (Not for Loc’d hair)
1/2 cup Honey
1/4 cup warmed Olive oil (2T for normal to oily hair)
4 drops of essential oil of Rosemary
1 tsp. Xanthum gum (available in health food stores)

Place all the ingredients in a small bowl and mix thoroughly. Pour into a clean plastic bottle with a tight fitting stopper or lid.

Apply a small amount at a time to slightly dampened hair. Massage scalp and work mixture through hair until completely coated. Cover hair with a warm towel (towel can be heated in a microwave or dryer) or shower cap; leave on to nourish and condition for 30 minutes. Remove towel or shower cap; shampoo lightly and rinse with cool water. Dry as normal and enjoy shinier, softer and healthier hair the natural way. This recipe is courtesy of www.honey.com ~ National Honey Board

Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse
This natural remedy is attributed to Pamela Ferrell:
3 ounce of apple cider vinegar
1 quart of distilled water
1 teaspoon of sage oil
Use weekly after shampoo as a final rinse

Sesame-Coconut Protein Conditioner
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons light sesame oil
2 whole eggs
2 tablespoons coconut milk
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon coconut oil

Directions: Mix in bowl, apply to hair before shampoo. Rinse, then shampoo.

Honey Hair Mask
Recipe: 1 part raw natural honey, 1 part olive oil

Directions: Apply to damp hair for about half an hour before washing

Itch Ditcher
from www.rashundatramble.com
50 ml jojoba oil (1.69 fl. oz…you may want to round up to 2 fl oz.)
2 ml lavender essential oil (.07 fl oz)

Directions: Put the lavender eo in the bottle first and then add the jojoba. Shake well. Apply to scalp with eyedropper and massage.

Smoothie conditioning hair mask
Blend 1/2 a banana, 1/4 avocado, 1/4 cantaloupe, 1 tablespoon wheat germ oil and 1 tablespoon yogurt. For extra conditioning, squeeze in the contents of a vitamin E capsule. Leave in hair for 15 minutes.

Egg-tra Simple Shampoo
1 bar basic soap (grated)
4 quarts water
2 slightly beaten eggs
1 tsp. powdered borax
1 oz. bay rum

Instructions:
Dissolve soap in boiling water. Let cool. Add eggs, borax and bay rum. Stir to mix thoroughly. Note: This is not a conditioning shampoo! But, it is great for cleasing the hair.

Chamomile Tea shampoo
4 bags of Chamomile tea (or 1 handful of fresh Chamomile flowers)
4 tablespoons pure soap flakes
1 1/2 tablespoons glycerin*

Instructions:
Let the tea bags steep in 1 1/2 cups of boiled water for 10 minutes. Remove the tea bags and with the remaining liquid add the soap flakes. Let stand until the soap softens. Stir in glycerin until mixture is well blended. Pour into a bottle. Keep in a dark, cool place.

recipes taken from http://www.naturalhairdigest.com/athomehair.htm

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