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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

HONEY CURLS...



Since it’s September, and September is National Honey Month, we thought we’d offer up some fun facts and tips about this fantastic natural ingredient.

Honey is a natural humectant:

This means it attracts and holds on to water molecules. This makes honey a great treatment for dry, damaged hair. Honey can be added to cleansers, conditioners, deep conditioners and oils. Or you can look for products that contain honey. Honey for your hair works best combined with other ingredients.

Honey recipes for your curls

Honey recipes for your curls



Pre-Cleansing Honey Conditioner that will nourish and moisturize your curls and scalp.


Ingredients: 3-6 tbsp. of honey, 1-2 tbsp jojoba oil or olive oil and a few drop of favorite essential oil.


Directions: Mix all ingredients. Apply in sections to your hair and massage into your scalp. Leave on for 15 to 30 minutes before rinsing out. Follow with your favorite cleanser and conditioner.

Guidelines for choosing essential oil:

Dry or coarse hair: sandalwood, lavender, and geranium.

Chemically damaged hair: sandalwood, lavender, frankincense, or geranium.

Blond hair: lemon, geranium or chamomile.

Gray hair: sage, rose, lavender or geranium.

Hair loss: rosemary, juniper or lavender.

Dandruff: rosemary, eucalyptus, tea tree or cedar wood.

Honey rinse for beautiful curls

Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup almond oil, 1 tablespoon of jojoba oil and 1 tablespoon of honey (Do not use more honey than this or you will have sticky hair)

Directions: Mix and put on your hair. Rinse with warm water. Presto, moisturized beautiful curls.


Favorite products that contain honey
 
Carol’s Daughter Mimosa Hair Honey
Curl Junkie Hibiscus and Banana Honey Butta Leave-In Conditioner
Darcy’s Botanicals Avocado Honey Twisting Cream
CATWALK TIGI Oatmeal & Honey Treatment Conditioner
MYHoneyChild Honey Hair Creme
John Masters Organics Honey & Hibiscus Hair Reconstructor
Oyin Handmade HoneyWash
Oyin Handmade Honey Hemp Conditioner
Beecology Honey Botanical Sulfate Free Shampoo
 
Courtesy of naturally curly.com
 
* Most if not all of these products can be found at curlmart.com http://www.curlmart.com/?utm_source=TABonNC&utm_medium=CMTab&utm_term=ONNC&utm_content=Newtabs&utm_campaign=NC
 
                                                                                    ENJOY!!!

2 comments:

Vee said...

Girl you have the most informative posts I LOVE it! Many thanks and keep up the great work!

zainab1 said...

@Vee...thanks! I appreciate that:)

Thanks for stopping by, take care.