Secret Ingredients for Naturally Beautiful Hair

Almost everything you need to have rich, healthy hair you can find in your pantry, says beauty expert Janice Cox. Author of Natural Beauty For All Seasons, Cox recommends these gentle, inexpensive, and easy recipes for the hair

Deep moisturizers
Coat damp hair with avocado, banana, or 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, honey, or coconut oil. Leave on at least 15 minutes. Shampoo.

Add the following to 1 cup of baby shampoo:

For dry hair
2 tablespoons olive or almond oil or 1 egg

For oily hair
2 tablespoons lemon juice or aloe vera gel

For normal hair
1/4 cup beer or flat champagne

Styling gel
2 table spoons flaxseeds in 1 cup boiled water until it thickens. The clear gel produced is ideal for setting the hair.

Cleansing rinse
Rinse hair with 1/4 cup baking soda dissolved in 2 cups of warm water. Will remove build-up from hair spray and styling gels, as well as chlorine.

Dandruff treatment
Rinse with 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar in 1 cup warm water.

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