Ingredients 5 tbsp. cassia powder 1 cups lemon juice Instructions Mix 5 tbsp. cassia powder with lemon juice to get a paste-like spreading consistency. Leave in a cool place for eight to 12 hours. Apply this paste to your hair in streaks or all over and let it soak for three to four hours. Rinse thoroughly and shampoo your hair [...]
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Ingredients 1/3 cup of fresh crushed marigold flowers 2 1/2 cups of distilled water 1/4 cup red wine Instructions Simmer 1/3 cup fresh crushed marigold flowers in 2 1/2 cups of distilled water in a non-aluminum pot for 20 minutes. Remove from heat. After the mixture has cooled, strain out the marigold, saving the liquid. Add 1/4 cup red wine [...]
Ingredients 1 cup saffron threads 2 cups of distilled water 1 tablespoon lemon juice This recipe gives hair a rich golden tint – it’s a good one for grey roots in blonde hair. Instructions Put a large pinch of saffron threads into a large jug. Boil 2 cups (500ml) distilled water, then pour over the saffron. Let soak for 10 [...]
Ingredients 8oz plain yogurt 4 tbs of cinnamon Instructions In a bowl mix 8oz plain yogurt with 4 tbs of cinnamon. The mixture can be easily applied on your tresses. Start massaging the treatment into your locks with circular motions.
The recipe below is ideal for those naturals in the TWA to TA stage; for those beyond those stages, double the recipe. Ingredients • 1 tablespoon of blackstrap molasses – this is a thick, very dark brown to almost black, sticky sugar. It is fairly solid, so don’t go for the liquid type. • 2 tablespoons of natural yoghurt – [...]
Ingredients • Instant chamomile tea bags • Liquid chamomile extract • Yogurt • Lavender oil • Shower cap • Dried chamomile flowers • Mild commercial shampoo • Colander • Safflower, sunflower or olive oil • Sealable bottle or jar Instructions • Bring 1 cup of water to a rapid boil. • Reduce the heat and drop in 8 chamomile tea [...]
Ingredients • 3/4 oz. powdered rhubarb root • 1/4 cup or more fresh rhubarb • 3 to 4 cups pure water • Red wine (optional) Instructions • Visit your local or online bulk herb retailer or health food store to purchase rhubarb root. You will need about 3/4 oz. • Simmer the rhubarb root in 4 cups of pure water [...]
Ingredients • Small pot • 2/3 cup dried sage • Lavender essential oils • Walnut hulls • Plastic bag • Meat mallet • 2 tsp. cinnamon Instructions • Place 2 cups walnut hulls in a plastic bag and crush with the meat mallet. Walnut hull dye offers a more drastic change to blonde hair though it does take longer to [...]
Ingredients • 2 whole uncut fresh lemons (squeezed & strained for juice) • 2/3 ounces or 20 grams of marigold flowers (you can buy at health food store) • 2/3 ounces or 20 grams of chamomile flowers (buy at health food store) • 1 – 1 1/4 ounces or 30 grams of finely chopped or powdered rhubarb root ((grocery store [...]
Ingredients 1/4 cup of baking soda 1 cup of water Instructions Combine 1/4 cup of baking soda with enough water to make a paste. Massage into wet hair and scalp. Let it sit for five minutes and rinse well.