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Q&A Which is a good homemade shampoo for Oily hair?

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  Farha asks: Hi I have tried your reetha-shikakai shampoo. It works fine but since I got an extremely oily scalp could you please suggest me what can I use for oily scalp? Also, I have dandruff too. The simple answer is make reetha-shikakai shampoo more concentrated. So cook for more time and you can […]

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Reverse Hair Washing: The Secret to Gorgeous Hair

Reverse hair washing

    Reverse hair washing is a hot new trend these days. It promises to give your hair more volume and gloss – just like the models in the adverts It’s just like a regular wash, just in reverse order. You apply your conditioner first, then your shampoo. This method works for pretty much any hair type […]

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15 Home Remedies for Grey Hair

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  Grey hair is a sign of wisdom and maturity. But the trouble is if greying happens early in life. While conventional hair dyes can cover the grey hair, they contain many harmful chemicals — which can cause hair loss, more grey hair and even adversely affect your health. Fortunately, nature provides us with simple […]

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Why You Must Love Your Hair (to Make it Regrow)

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  A few days back I received a very thoughtful comment on hair loss: ‘Dear all, unless we stop taking tension, and stop worrying about small things in life the natural remedies won’t work. I mean a person must be happy, stress-free, eat lots vegetables and reduce junk food. So first take care internally and […]

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Castor Oil Hair Mask to Grow Your Hair Faster and Thicker

Castor oil has gained so much popularity recently, mainly for its hair growing benefits. It has, in fact, got a glamorous status in natural hair care. When I was growing up in India, castor plant was just another roadside plant. It didn’t get any admiration. Although it was used for hair, but then the most […]

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3 Hair Growth Serum for Weak, Thinning Hair

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  What happens when you don’t exercise? Big, comfy chairs might feel great to sit in all day long, but without any exercise your muscles don’t feel that good. They lose their tone and strength. The result is unflattering “flabby arms and jiggly tummy’’. And who likes that? The same happens with your hair. When […]

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How to Stop Hair Fall: 28 Home Remedies That Work

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    I think I have figured out the natural solution for hair loss. My hair is getting thicker, stronger and healthier. I can see plenty of new growth on my scalp. I have come a long way since I last wrote 17 Things I did to Regrow my Lost Hair. It’s been over two […]

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Head Massage and Grow Your Hair Faster (Update 2)

  I can’t believe how long my hair has grown. This is the longest my hair has every been. And I am loving every bit of this experience and challenge. But it’s less complicate than I thought it would be. This years my health has also got better, although I never had any illness. But for […]

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10 Ways To Prevent Your Hair from Getting Oily Too Fast

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  You want hair that looks and feels great – not greasy and flat. If you have fine oily hair (and I’m sure some with coarser hair too) you know the sleek hair struggle all too well. Every time you wash your hair you wish it stays fluffy and bouncy for at least a couple of […]

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What Causes Grey Hair (and Ways to Reduce it)

  One day we are all going to get white hair and wrinkled skin. But if this happens too early, then it needs attention. I have seen my dad’s side of family stay/look young for a long time. My dad is 65 years of age, and most of his hair on head is still black. […]

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Yogurt and Honey Hair Mask: Get Super Soft and Shiny Hair

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  When your hair is dry and frizzy, it needs a special something. And that special something is — moisture. Yes, lots of moisture for your unruly hair. A well-hydrated hair looks softer, smoother and without a doubt stunning.   You don’t need to do anything fancy to moisturise your hair. As simple as spraying […]

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10 Amazing Benefits of Aloe Vera + How to Make Aloe Juice at Home

Aloe Vera

  Aloe vera has a long history of use, both as a cosmetic and medicinal herb. It’s said that Egyptian queens Cleopatra and Nefertiti used it as part of their regular beauty regimes. Alexander the Great and Christopher Columbus used it to treat soldiers’ wounds. This desert plant is native to Arabia but now grows […]

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Quick and Easy Home Remedy for Dandruff: Cure Dandruff in 15 minutes

Most of the time, flaky, itchy scalp is caused by dry skin. If this is the case for you you’ll probably notice dry skin elsewhere on your body as well. The best way to treat such kind of dandruff is to rehydrate or moisturise the scalp. One effective remedy that I have tried on my […]

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How to Add Volume and Thickness to Fine Hair: 11 Natural Tips

  When you have fine hair like me, getting a gorgeous, fuller-looking and bouncy hair can be tough — you primp it, tousle it, or scrunch it, but it just keeps falling flat. I am always looking for ways to increase its thickness. Store bought products have generally disappointed me, they either have too many […]

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Top 3 Homemade Hair Masks for Dry, Damaged Hair

  Is your hair dry, dull and lifeless? And you so long for soft, smooth, silky tresses? Before I tell you amazing ideas to transform your hair, here’s a little on why your hair is dry and sad… Dry hair occurs when your hair lacks moisture. In healthy conditions, our hair has a moisture content […]

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Head Massage and Grow Your Hair Faster (update 1)

    Have you been massaging your hair every week? I am so glad it’s finally spring! Nature is coming to life again. The trees are sprouting new leaves and all the pretty flowers blooming everywhere. And it’s also great news for our hair. If you have struggled with hair growth in autumn and winter, rejoice […]

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20 Tips To Get Rid of Scalp Acne For good

  Are you sick and tired of scalp acne? In the previous post we saw what causes scalp acne and natural way to treat them. But wouldn’t it be way better to keep acne from developing in the first place? From my extensive research I found that it’s not that difficult to prevent scalp acne. Do […]

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Green Tea for Hair: Stimulates Growth + Gives it Glorious Shine

  Green Tea is Fab for your Hair. My parents visited Darjeeling some time ago, and they brought me a few bags of green tea. Since then it has just been sitting in my cupboard as I simply dislike the taste of green tea. So I have thought of putting it to another good use […]

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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 […]

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