Moisturizing is one of the most important things you can do for your skin in order to keep it moist and dewy. Dry skin equals aged skin; plain and simple. But you would be amazed to know that most commercial skin care products are filled with synthetic chemicals that are foreign to your skin and likely to cause all sorts of problems.
Natural skin care products are starting to become more and more popular. But what does “natural” really mean within the context of skin care products?
To give you a general idea of what natural means, we’ll define natural as derived from a plant source, such as a plant source of essential oils, waxes, and/or flowers.
Organic means that the ingredients are made from plants without synthetic chemicals, pesticides, or genetically modified organisms.
Then we come to “organic” as found in USDA Certified Organic, pesticide-free, chlorine-free, sodium chloride-free, or pH neutral. These are alliterations that are used to indicate the ingredient is made from plants that have not been treated with pesticides, insecticides, or chlorine to preserve the purity of the ingredient. But it is important to note that some products might be labeled USDA Certified Organic as a matter of convenience – an extra hyphen, but without the organic seal of the United States government.
An example of a product that might be labeled as USDA Certified Organic isandise made of coconut oil. Several oils are the source of coconut oil, including the palm, olive, and jojoba. Coconut oil, because of its nutrients, is a good treatment for hair. Applying it to your hair before shampooing will work to absorb the oil and moisturize your hair.
The process of making organic hair products is relatively simple. You take fresh raw soap shavings, or really any kind of shellfish oil and mix it with enough distilled water to make a paste. You can add different herbs as required. You may have to mix different raw materials before you find the right consistency. You can make each personal care product as you need it.
Organic shampoos and conditioners do not contain detergents or chemicals and work excellent when top ups are required. They are very gentle and will not damage your scalp or hair. These products can be made very simply. I’m sure you can easily experiment with the various products and make your own very inexpensively. The benefits are that your hair will be nourished and rejuvenated and it will look alive and shiny.
home made organic shampoos and conditioners mushrooming all over the Internet. They are very inexpensive and very convenient.
Coconut oil is a natural source of nutrients and antioxidants and works splendidly as a shampoo. It is also a bond between the hair and the scalp. Healthy hair roots mean healthy hair. Incorporating coconut oil and other natural ingredients will aid in promoting scalp health.
A mixture of olive oil and coconut milk cream applied to the hair and scalp for massaging purposes will also help hair to be healthy.
Dry hair shampoo is a perfect product when you are looking for a dry shampoo. You can make it yourself very easily. You need; 1/2 cup of shampoo powder (can be canned or liquid), 1/4 cup coconut oil, and lemon juice of 1/2 medium lemon. Mix these all together and it can be applied to your hair. If you want a choice of scents, you can mix the olive oil and coconut juice to make a nice cream. Let it sit in your hair for 20 minutes. You can rinse it away with shampoo.
Brd formulations are now available that are Compared to regular shampoos and can be used either as a rinse or as a basis for styling. Many people use a brd post treatment shampoos with great results. These products are not only gentle to the hair but they also condition and give a shiny look and feel to the hair.
So, if you want the healthy flowing hair that looks like it’s always been there but just don’t want to pay the costs associated with having a salon visit, or you want to do the “make your own” hair care products, there are options for you. You don’t even need much time to make it. Most of the ingredients can be found in your own kitchen. Some you may have never heard of.
So, how about a homemade shampoo that gives:
Honey – Honey is not only a great food restorer, but also helps to restore and repair the hair. A homemade shampoo based on honey and synthesizing it, you have an affordable ready to drink shampoo ready to use anytime.