Natural Dye For Red or Light Colored Hair

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Your perfect natural hair color is actually many colors or shades of colors. What happens when your hair begins to whiten, silver, yellow and/or go gray?

You do not even notice…not at first. Then someone giggles or ‘nicely’ points out that ‘you are getting old’ or you glance into the mirror when the light is just right.

Yikes! You try to ignore your crowning glory fading away or you rush to the store and buy hair dye or go to a hair salon.

Ginger Bath Recipe with Zing!

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Why spend a fortune on expensive bath products. With a simple bath recipe and a few readily available ingredients, you can be on your way to luxurious, relaxing or invigorating baths for a fraction of the cost. When you create your own bubble bath, bath oil, or bath salts, you have complete control over what goes into your bath or shower and on to your skin. You can select your very favorite fragrance or combination of scents to completely personalize your bath.

12 Fragrances to Uplift The Spirit and Aid The Development of Intuition

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While there are many fragrances to uplift the spirit and will aid intuition, here are 12 scents that will alter consciousness and increase your ability to contact and communicate with spirits, angels and spirit guides, along with Nature Spirits. It doesn’t matter whether you use them as incense, in candles, oils or even create potpourri just like we did in the 1980s. What matters is using them. They will alter your vibrational levels and strengthen your inner perceptions.

Coconut Oil for Skin: The Beauty Benefits

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Coconut oil can provide a fun and nutrient packed way to help you take care of your skin.

Sea Salt Body Scrub

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Benefits of a Sea Salt Body Scrub with Essential Oils

Have you ever been to a spa and had a body scrub treatment? They are the most relaxing treatments ever! You actually get a better deal when you purchase a body scrub treatment because you are also getting a relaxing massage at the same time as your massage attendant exfoliates your skin for you.

How to Use Beetroot for Pink Lips

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Who doesn’t like to have pink luscious lips? And if it can come easily with beetroot, so much the better. One of the many home remedies for getting pink lips naturally is to drink beetroot juice. The scientific reason behind this is that beetroot’s coloring pigments, vulgaxanthin and betanin are both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory in nature which help lighten dark or discolored lips and protect them from the harsh rays of the sun. If you too are looking for ways to lighten your lips, use beetroot for pink lips and see the difference.

Lip Scrubs: What Are They, How Are They Made, and When to Use Them

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Lip scrubs are an important part of caring for the sensitive skin on our lips. This is especially true over the winter months when the cold air can dry the skin out, and throughout the warm summer when the sun can easily damage the lips. However, unlike lip balms, which are simply made of soft butters and waxes that help to hydrate and moisturize the skin, smoothing it out, lip scrubs are a little bit more complex.

The Many Uses for Lavender and Peppermint Herbs – Flowers and Essential Oils

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When my 97-year-old grandmother was young, doctors in rural areas were few and far between. Depending on the size of the town there may have been one doctor who treated patient’s living miles apart. Therefore, people depended on home remedies passed down through generations to treat injuries and cure illnesses. Home remedies continue to be used today.

Combat Winter Gloom with a Citrus Spa

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Winter days are short, cold and dreary, meaning that many of us experience changes in our mood and energy levels. While you’re cooped up in the house this winter, trust the natural abilities of citrus to transform your hibernation habitat into a spa fit to fight the gloomy winter. Relax and let citrus provide a full-sensory experience sure to lower stress and refresh the senses.

Orange Blossom & Rosemary Herbal Hair Mask

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This lightly citrus scented hair mask is packed with lots of hair conditioning herbs and oils. This hair mask will deep condition the hair leaving it soft and lustrous.

The 8 Best Natural Ingredients to Look for in Skin Cream

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In the last few years there have been countless new-fangled ingredients in skin care that the sound very fancy and make incredible claims. Some profess to make your wrinkles disappear in one day, others claim that you could bounce a quarter off your skin after using their product, and still others have so many ingredients that you can’t pronounce, you might as well be reading a science book.

Get Creative and Save Money with DIY Gifts

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The holiday season should be filled with joy, but often the pressures of finding just the right personalized gifts can stress us out, especially when on a tight budget. Take a look at a few healthy, do-it-yourself gift options offered by the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA).

Fruits That Enhance Hair Growth

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Fruits That Enhance Hair Growth

Your hair forms an important part of your appearance and can either make or break your impression upon the other person. Hair needs proper care and nutrition to look beautiful and lustrous. Eating right is important to get the proper supplements of nutrition that will enhance hair growth and reduce hair fall. Below is a list of a few you can eat to keep hair fall at bay and get beautiful hair that you desire:

Wrinkles in Time

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Blonds may have more fun, but according to scientific research, they are more prone to wrinkles, than their darker haired contemporaries.

It is impossible to prevent getting wrinkles but there is plenty you can do to reduce the amount of them, and lessen their appearance.

Alternative Uses for Beauty Products

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If you are like me, you have tons of beauty products laying around your bathroom. They are in all of my drawers and cabinets, my shower is overflowing, and now they are even taking over my son’s bathroom (good thing he’s only 2). Ever wonder if some of your beauty products have other uses? I was thinking about this the other day and decided to do a little research. Here are some of the alternate uses for products that I have found:

Citrus-Inspired Spa Treatments

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You drink it and eat it, but did you know that California-grown citrus is an effective and popular ingredient for re-energizing the spirit?

All About Lavender

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Lavender is not only a beautiful color and flower, but a healing herb. In fact, the lavender plant is one of the most useful and healing herbs. This plant is great to have around. It has many uses such as keeping away insects and calming nerves.

Personal, In-Home Health Spa

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In the hustle and bustle of today’s busy lifestyles, weekend health spas have become a welcome retreat, but are often too extravagant and costly for frequent visits. With a little creativity and imagination, you can create the therapeutic and rewarding effects of a spa in the privacy of your own home — with a sunroom.

5 Cheap Beauty Tips

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You don’t have to spend a fortune on beauty products to help your skin. A lot of the items you need can be found in your store cupboard, so before you rush out and spend a small fortune on a tiny tube of something take a look at these tips.

Forget The Pricey Trip to The Spa with Simple DIY Tips and Tricks

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With a whole new year ahead, now is the perfect time to relax and refresh with at-home spa treatments that are easy, natural, luxurious and, best of all, affordable.

Natural Hair Dye for Gray Hair

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Having some Gray hair is what everybody refers to as old age. Nobody wants to have Gray hair at an early age. So what they do is to look for a remedy or treatment that could hide the real color of their hair. One of the various ways to hide that you have the sign of old age is to get a natural hair dye for gray hair.

Greening Skincare

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Most of us try to go green in as many facets of our lives as we can – we use CFL light bulbs, we buy organic clothing, and we recycle. However, how often do you look at your beauty products and check how you can be greener in that aspect? Here is a list of harmful chemicals that are currently used in skincare, hair care, makeup, and fragrances. I will warn you; this list will give you pause. You will most likely find that a lot of your beauty products have these chemicals as ingredients!

Natural Winter Skin Care

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Winter is a wonderful time of the year – holidays, warm fires, crisp air, and for many, fresh fallen snow. But the colder temperature and lower humidity affect the condition of your skin and hair. Here are some suggestions for protecting your skin and hair:

Advice for Acne Sufferers

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Acne is the most common skin disorder in the modern world. While acne typically begins during puberty, it is not limited to adolescents and may impact any age group. Though not physically dangerous, acne can take a huge psychological toll. Some sufferers become so self-conscious and embarrassed that their professional and personal lives become severely impacted.

Can Onions Be A Beauty Product?

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Like them or not, raw onions are beneficial to health, as they contain flavanoids and polyphenols–one of the largest categories of phytonutrients in food. Do you know that we need to consume one big raw onion per day, in order to keep some types of cancer at bay; that would include colorectal, laryngeal and ovarian cancer? In addition, the sulphur compounds in them provide protection for the heart and blood vessels from a fatal heart attack!