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Success Stories: Hair Regrowth by WritingBoy

It all looks good in the theory. But what’s really working for people and what’s practical to do? This section will highlight just that – things that are doable, practical and producing results. Here’s one to share: Thanks for sharing your success story with us 🙂 This is very inspiring indeed and shows that age […]

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Almond & Mint Royal Face Treat

I love to pamper my face using wholesome ingredients from the kitchen. I have almost bade farewell to beauty salons. My last few visits to beauty parlours – for a facial – have given me a headache and dull skin. Perhaps my skin didn’t like products they used or the massage was heavy-handed or combination […]

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Top 5 Herbs For Dry Hair

  Is your hair dry, coarse, curly? And do you find it difficult to tame those unruly strands? Whatever the reason may be – washing too often, using harsh soap and heated styling tools, excessive chemical treatments, or genetic (blame your parents :-)) – dry hair basically lacks moisture. Although hair is mostly protein, moisture […]

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3 Ways To Clean Your Hair Without Sham-poo

  It’s okay to not shampoo. As there are many other fabulous ways to clean your head. Shampoos didn’t exists until 1930s. In India, and many other countries, shampoo became popular only a couple of decades ago. And before its advent people didn’t roam the streets with dirty heads. Rather, they had already identified how […]

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3 Superfoods That Prevent Hair Loss

Hair loss? And nothing works. This may be why… According to ayurveda one of the reasons of hair loss is over-active pitta dosha. Generally, that means there is too much heat in the body. In fact the word pitta is derived from the sanskrit word tapa, which means to heat. Pitta governs our metabolism and […]

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Does Head Massage Cause Hair Loss?

  The answer is both ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ But before we delve further, lets look at the hair growth cycle. Growing Phase (2 to 7 years) → Resting Phase (6 months) → Hair Falls Out → A New Hair Grows In Its Place Scalp hair grows for about 2 to 7 years, then it goes into resting phase and […]

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Homemade Egg Shampoo: Cleans & Strengthens Your Hair

Homemade Egg Shampoo

  As a child, I was fascinated by Halo Egg Shampoo advert, in which a lady in a yellow dress would flaunt her black, shiny and bouncy hair. The promise of egg protein was hard to forget. Although, I can’t remember if we ever bought it. The egg is a very good hair cleanser. Hard […]

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How to make a leave-in conditioner: Smooth, Detangle & Shine

  Is your hair dry, coarse, frizzy, tangled or unruly? In healthy conditions, hair’s moisture content is about 10 to 12% moisture. People with dry, coarse hair find it difficult to retain moisture into their hair. When the hair dries, it all evaporates out, leaving the hair in a dry, tangled mess. This all-natural, handmade […]

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Why Coconut Oil May Not Work For Every Hair Type

  Coconut oil is fab. But why the obsession. It’s touted as ‘the’ natural beauty aid for every hair or skin type. Coconut oil or for that matter any ‘one’ oil is not going to work for everyone. Why Coconut oil May Not Work For Every Hair Type Coconut oil can penetrate inside the hair […]

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Yoga Nidra (Yogic Sleep): A Meditation Practice for Deep Sleep & Healing

What matters is to live in the present, live now, for every moment is now. It is your thoughts and acts of the moment that create your future. ~ Sai Baba We have forgotten to use our body’s innate wisdom to heal us. Even for a simple headache we straight away reach for a pain-killer. […]

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5 Ways To Get Rid Of Dandruff Permanently

  Are you suffering from itchy flaky scalp? And all your efforts to get clean and clear scalp have gone in vain. No shampoo, hair masks or home remedies worked so far. Apparently, half of the world’s population will develop dandruff at some point in their lives. So you are not alone. I too have […]

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Why is it Good to Eat a High Protein Breakfast

  Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so make time for it and you will function more efficiently throughout the day. My beautiful, traditional mother took a lot of effort to feed the family hot, fresh and highly nutritious breakfast. We were served home-cooked beans with yoghurt (also homemade) and wholegrain roti […]

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Rosemary Hair Rinse: Darkens Hair, Stimulates Growth

Rosemary is one of the most beneficial herbs for your hair. I have been using rosemary hair rinse for about 3 months now. I am not sure if it has changed the colour of my hair – I henna dye every month – but it surely has changed the colour of my white tumbler (which […]

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7 Best Vitamins for Healthy and Fabulous Hair

Best Vitamins for your Hair

  Not just mere accessory, your hair is a reflection of your health. So if your hair is in bad shape, ask yourself “am I eating the right foods”. Nutrition plays a vital role in how your hair looks and feels. Although the hair that comes out of the scalp is practically dead, the hair […]

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Scalp Elixir for Fine, thinning hair: Jojoba & Rosehip oil

  Fine, thinning hair is very fragile and prone to breakage. They are just about hanging in the follicles and thus you need to provide them extra nourishment and care. Of course internal nourishment is vital, you also need top class external care to preserve and fortify your thinning locks. Jojoba Oil – The Scalp […]

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6 Natural Ways To Prevent Static Hair

Static in hair is very annoying. The instant temperature drops, the heaters turn on, and the air dries up, everything seems charged up. If you are a fine-haired girl like me then you might find it impossible to hold and maintain a decent style. Static hair is ruining it all. So why the heck do […]

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Why Soak Beans and Lentils Before Cooking?

Beans and lentils are nutritional powerhouses. They are delicious to eat, but they have a bad reputation of being gaseous and hard-to-digest. The root cause lies in their outer covering, which contain anti-nutrients (compounds that can interfere with digestion and absorption of nutrients) such as lectins and phytic acids. These anti-nutrients are actually natural phytonutrients […]

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Black Sesame Seeds: A Natural Remedy for Grey Hair + 10 Amazing Health Benefits

  Many of us are looking for a magic pill to darken grey hair. And may be it does exists. I was recently reading ‘The Complete Book Of Ayurvedic Home Remedies’ by Dr Vasant Lad and in that he stresses about eating sesame seeds for healthy hair. Ayurveda believes that the health of the bones, […]

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Ginger For Hair Growth

ginger for hair growth

Ginger has amazing stimulating and healing qualities. This aromatic, pungent, and spicy root is liberally used in Asian kitchens. In India, adrak wali chai or ginger infused tea is a household favorite, and it’s also a great antidote for cold, cough, and headache. Ginger is native to Asia. During the 13th and 14th centuries ginger […]

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6 Hair Enemies

  Harsh natural conditions can cause physical changes in hair, affecting the quality and strength of the hair. No matter what the environment throws at you, proper maintenance is the key to keep your hair in top condition. Here are 6 Hair Enemies you should shield your hair from.. 1. Hot sun The sun is life […]

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