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Top 16 Botanicals for Healthy Hair

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Botanicals have been a huge buzzword lately, basically referring to compounds that have been derived from plants. In addition to boosting your health when consumed orally, and improving your complexion when used topically, botanicals can also work wonders when it comes to your hair. Horsetail Many people have never heard of horsetail, but this grassy-smelling […]

Different Kinds of Curly Hair – and How to Make the Most of Yours

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Did you know that curly hair can be categorized into three different types? You may be wondering… Why does this matter? Well, if you know exactly what type of curls you have, you can then tailor your hair care routine to one that really suits your specific hair type, and truly make the most of […]

What’s All the Fuss With Cleansing Conditioners?

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I don’t tend to write a lot about hair care because I just don’t know much about it. I have a wash-and-wear hair style; I don’t color or heat style, and I only get it cut once every quarter. It’s long and fine so I do have to be a little careful with it because […]

Five Great Uses of Jojoba Oil

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The unique aspect of jojoba oil is that is most closely resembles the oils that naturally occur in our hair and skin. This feature makes it amazingly good for a variety of uses, from the top of your head to the bottom of your feet! Hair Massage in a quarter-size dose into your scalp and […]

Five Great Uses of Argan Oil

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Another fabulous multi-use item to keep around is argan oil. This rich golden moisturizing oil has amazing nourishing properties as well as vitamins, antioxidants, essential fatty acids, and minerals to help just about anything you apply it to. Face or Body Moisturizer Since argan oil is widely regarded as a ‘dry oil’, it absorbs quickly […]

Five Great Uses of Shea Butter

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Whether you prefer to use it pure or you choose to use a product that includes it, shea butter is an amazing moisturizer. For those of you who worry about such things, it is a plant-based butter. It even has a slight SPF to it (but not enough to count as your sun protection alone. […]

Getting Ready For Summer Weather

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As the temperatures climb, it gets more and more difficult to look great. The humidity can flatten or frizz even the best-planned hairstyles; not to mention the realization at the end of the day that your makeup has either melted off or slid all around your face. Being in and out of the water can […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Argan Oil

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It seems to have popped up everywhere, in skincare and body care and even hair care. Argan oil. What Is Argan Oil? Argan oil is the plant oil extracted from the fruit of the argan tree which grows almost exclusively in Morocco. It can be used topically as a cosmetic ingredient or even as a […]

What is Your Morning Routine When You Oversleep?

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Whether your sleep was interrupted by a needy two-year-old or you just hit the snooze alarm one too many times, we have all had those mornings where we oversleep and lose the valuable time to get ready.  How do you get out the door and still look somewhat put together? Hair and body – If […]

What are the Recent Summer Hair Trends?

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If you are ready to mix it up with your hair style or color, take a look at some of the trends that are popping up for this summer. Trending Colors If you want to be bold, apparently one of my favorite summer treats is now a trending hair color. Watermelon!  The combination of bright […]