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These herbal hair rinses will nourish your hair, maintain healthy scalp, combat dandruff & sensitive skin, restore shine & bounce.

Prep: Place 2 cups of the below herbs into bowl then fill with boiling water until herbs are completely covered.  Allow to steep for 30 minutes, strain and let cool.  When cool, used the herb infused water to rinse hair and let sit for 10-20 minutes.  After rinse with water and enjoy!

Herbs & their Benefits:

Black Tea- Prevents shedding and darkens early grey hairs.

Calendula Flowers- Soothes sensitive scalp, helps protect from bacteria & adds a warm glow to hair.

Dandelion Leaves- Helps treat dandruff and dry hair, and adds sheen to dull hair.

Ginger- Adds zing to scalp, stimulates hair follicles and encourages growth.

Lemon Balm- Great for oily hair.  A mild astringent, helps to wake up and refresh scalp, and balances oil production.

Nettle- Helps prevent hair loss, stimulates scalp and encourages glossy, shiny hair growth, and can curb dandruff and spilt ends.

Mints- Antibacterial and astringent properties help increase blood flow to scalp and stimulate hair growth.

Rose hips- Filled with Vitamin C and helps to strengthen hair and give a boost to red hair

Rosemary- Revitalizes; will improve and encourages hair to be strong and shining, and can help with thinning hair by stimulating new growth.

Seaweed- Can add bounce to lifeless hair, full of minerals and proteins, strength and vitality to roots

Yarrow- Great for itchy scalp, helps reduce excess oil and soothe sensitivity, and regular use can lighten hair.

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This hydrating mask is great for any season and a variety of hair concerns.  It can help rid summer sun, chlorine, chemical hair dyes and styling products that can make hair damaged dry and straw-like.

What you’ll need:

-One egg yolk

-One tablespoon of melted coconut oil

-One tablespoon of olive oil

Warm the oils (15-30 seconds in the microwave should do it), then add the yolk and whisk together.  Coat your hair and massage it into your scalp.  The mixture will become stiff as the coconut oil cools down.  Cover your hair with a towel and let the mask work its magic for 30 minutes.  After the 30 minutes is up, shampoo and rinse hair well.  Your result: shinning, hydrated, bouncing, rejuvenated locks!  Now go rock it!!