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Coloring Hair Naturally

Coloring Hair Naturally

If you are trying to incorporate more environmentally friendly ways into your routines, you may think having your hair colored might not be an option. There are, however, natural ways to subtly color or brighten your hair at home using things that may already be in the pantry. If you want to change the looks of your locks but aren’t up for chemical treatments try the following tips for naturally tinted hair. Red and auburn shades can use the juice from vegetables like carrots and beets, or crimson fruits like pomegranates to saturate the hair strands. Brunette hair can be enriched with a… read more

Baking Soda For Healing

Baking Soda For Healing

Baking soda has been a staple in cleaning and baking for years. However, this basic product has a place in medicinal practices as well. It is often applied in simple powder form or as a paste with the addition of water. So if any of the following ailments are giving you grief, you may want to dig around your pantry and take advantage of baking soda’s healing properties. Canker Sores – Make a rinse by dissolving 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda in a half glass of water. Swish this solution around in your mouth and rinse. If needed, repeat every few hours until the sore… read more

Natural Beauty With Beets

Natural Beauty With Beets

Beets are high in vitamins and minerals and are antioxidant rich, versatile root vegetables. In addition to their health benefits and culinary value, beets are also a natural colorant. The rich hues provided by beets can be used for other purposes outside of the kitchen, including for making organic makeup tints. Simple and effective, try some of these suggestions and you may be searching for a local steady supply of them to keep around. Try this  rose tinted cheek stain that you can make with only 2 ingredients. Combine simmered, strained beets with pure vegetable glycerine that is intended for… read more

Aveda = Ethical

Aveda beauty products

Aveda, meaning ‘all knowledge’, is a range of ethically produced beauty products. Founded by Horst Rechelbacher in 1978, it was originally based on Ayervedic Medicine which is an ancient Indian alternative practise. Rechelbacher made his first batch of hair care in his kitchen sink and now Aveda is stocked in 24 Countries around the world. Aveda was one of the first companies to adopt a set of principles known as The Ceres Principles. The Ceres Principles were set up in 1989 and is a 10-point code of business practice toward sustainability. These principles include protection of the biosphere, reduction of… read more

Natural Beauty Cleanse

Natural beauty cleanse

Do you know what’s in your beauty products?