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  • The 21st Century Herbalist5 Herbal Quick-Fixes for Your Hair

    It’s the last week of DIY Hair Care Month and I want to wrap it up with some easy tips for five common hair problems.  So without further ado… your list of five. 1. Deodorizing Hair Rinse For those of us who grew up in the country, where skunks roam free, we know how to get smells out…tomato juice.  Even if you haven’t been sprayed by a skunk, you may feel like you need a bit more odor neutralizer power than your shampoo…

    Katie Glenn
  • The 21st Century HerbalistMayonnaise Hair Mask for Moisture, Shine and Growth

    …For those of you that would like to keep it simple, I’ve also included the “Super-Basic” and “Basic” Mayonnaise Hair Mask recipe.  All three recipes follow the same “Use” instructions below. Super-Basic Mayonnaise Hair Mask 1 c. of all-natural, full-fat mayonnaise Basic Mayonnaise Hair Mask* 1 large (or 2 small) egg yolk(s) at room temperature 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar Oils 5-6 tbsp. base oil of your choice (select one or a combination):…

    Katie Glenn
  • The 21st Century HerbalistWashing your hair…you're doing it wrong!

    …ne to your hair. When applying conditioner, only apply to the hair shaft, you don’t need to apply it to the roots.  And you know that section on the conditioner’s use instructions that tells you to leave it in for 3-5 minutes?  Well, they mean it.  Leave it in for a few minutes.  Wash your face or  shave your legs while you wait but let it do it’s job and leave it there. Once you’re out of the shower, pat your hair dry.  D…

    Katie Glenn
  • The 21st Century Herbalist5 Tips for Keeping Your Hair Color Bold

    …#8217;ve talked about how often you should be shampooing for your hair type and the magic of dry shampoo but in general you don’t want to be washing your hair more than 4-5 times a week.  Ideally you may want to try for 3-4 times a week. Tip #2: Going Sulfate-Free When you do have to shampoo your hair, you’ll want to make sure that the product you’re using doesn’t contain sulfates.  Many hair care products contain sulfates…

    Katie Glenn
  • The 21st Century HerbalistDry Shampoo: Yea? Or Nay?

    …air, apply the dry shampoo.  As the oil starts to emerge from your scalp, the powder will absorb it before you ever notice that greasy feel! Cheap and Easy Dry Shampoo Recipe – Mix as much, or as little, as you’d like! 1 part baking soda 1 part cornstarch 1 part corn meal Mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl and then put it into a large saltshaker, the kind that you find in restaurants.  Store any extra in a mason jar or ot…

    Katie Glenn