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Hibiscus and Rooibos Anti-Itch Tea Rinse

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(image source: google) by Emilia Obiekea of Adorebotanicals.com There are tons of hair teas and rinses out there to try. Hibiscus + Rooibos tea are one of my favorite combos. The red color is beautiful and the blend is beneficial. Hibiscus comes in many different varieties. I tend to use the red hibiscus (easily available). It is great for slip…

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5 Conditioning Ingredients You Have In Your House Right Now

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by WestNDNBeauty of ConfessionsofaBlogVixen Experiencing dry, brittle, or frizzy hair? You may be in need of a moisturizing, conditioning treatment. Sure you can purchase a pricey concoction from your local store, but nothing beats the convenience of your own kitchen! Here are 5 ingredients that make excellent DIY conditioners. Eggs Eggs are rich in lecithin which both help to strengthen…

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The Best Oil Mix for Natural Hair Growth and Shine

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Jensine from junglenaps.com writes:  One of my favorite discoveries along my natural hair journey has been finding my love for hair DIY recipes. Oils, butters, tea rinses… you name it! If any of you out there are self proclaimed, “mixtresses,” this one’s for you. My most loved hair oil recipe is one that has helped me increase length retention and…

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DIY Pomade

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by Emme G of www.curlybeautyblogger.com Lots of times, it’s just easier to mix up something at home for your curls. A quick and easy solution for getting great hold without added chemicals found in store bought products is a DIY pomade. Have you been looking for the perfect recipe for a DIY pomade that won’t leave hair crunchy? Well, this…

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DIY Recipes for Long, 4c Hair

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   Photo Courtesy of Craving Yellow by Craving Yellow While the natural hair community is booming with lots of products that are organic, paraben-free and sulfate-free, it is still bursting at the seams with mixtresses who create their own hair remedies. It sure does not hurt to mix up your own hair treats once in a while. In fact, many…

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DIY Balanced Protein Treatment for Stronger Hair

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 Carmeon is Naturallyglam! by Emilia Obiekea of AdoreBotanicals.com Our hair needs a good balance of moisture and proteins. Protein treatments are wonderful for maintaining that balance. True protein treatments are done using hydrolyzed proteins. They are able to penetrate the hair and provide strengthening. The cheapest, most easily accessible and effective hydrolyzed protein I’ve found is gelatin.   Yes gelatin!  …

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Rinse Your Way to Moisturized Hair

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 by Emilia Obiekea of Adorebotanicals.com Wash day sets the tone for how my hair will behave during the week. This is true for many of us. I created this rinse to addresses my hair’s needs. It is great for the hair from root to tip. Check it out. Read On!>>> (image source: istock)   Need 2 bowls Ingredients 1 peel of a whole…

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