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DIY Sage Hair Mist: Moisturize & Shine

If you are looking for a natural way to moisturise your hair, try Sage Hair Mist.

This lightweight, all natural, leave-in hair spray will restore lost moisture. Sage also works to give the hair softness and an incredible shine, both things that dull, dry hair is lacking.

Besides, sage leaves are loaded with antioxidants and hair nourishing vitamins that help promote healthy hair growth.

Sage Hair Mist will:

  1. moisturise and soften hair
  2. increase hair’s manageability
  3. add lustre and shine to dull hair
  4. improve hair elasticity and reduce breakage
  5. alleviate scalp dryness

DIY Sage Hair Mist

This spray is simple to make. For the basic recipe, you only need fresh or dried sage leaves and water. You can add essential oils, glycerine and other herbs, depending on your hair’s need..

you will need:

Directions:

1. First prepare the sage tea. Bring the water to a boil. Add the sage, then reduce the flame and let it simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Switch off the heat and let it steep for 30 minutes, or until cool. Strain.

2. Pour the sage tea into a spray bottle. You can re-use an old spray bottle or buy glass spray bottle such as these.

3. You can also add:

  • ylang ylang extra essential oil: balances scalp oil and calms scalp irritations. For more zing add a drop of lemon essential oil.
  • vegetable glycerine: due to its humectant properties (draws moisture from the air), glycerine moisturises the hair and makes it soft.
  • Jojoba oil: It helps to lock the moisture inside the hair and adds gloss and shine to it. (You can also use any other lighter oil such as argan or rosehip)

To use: Shake before each use. Spray on damp or dry hair, focusing on dry or damaged areas such as the ends.

Shelf life: Keep refrigerated and it will last for about a week or two.

More Uses of Sage Tea

Sage tea has many other benefits. Make some extra and you can use it for…

Sage conditioning hair rinse

This recipe can also be used as a final hair rinse, in place of your regular conditioner.

Pour the rinse slowly over freshly washed (not conditioned) hair. Massage the infusion into your hair and scalp. Leave on for 5 minutes, then rinse it out lightly with cool water.

Sage darkens Hair

If you have grey hair, sage will gently darken them over time. This herb also adds depth to brown or black hair.

Mouth & Throat problems

Sage helps with the sore throat, mouth sores, mouth ulcers, gum disease and tonsillitis. Use sage tea as a gargle or mouthwash and it will bring relief from mouth and throat problems.

Do you use sage in your beauty regime?

 

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