Homemade hair masks are the BEST thing you can do if you feel you have dry, lifeless hair. We use masks on our face, we spend tons of money getting our hair dyed and cut, but we neglect the hair aftermath and upkeep. It’s a shame, especially when it’s so easy to do at home and for virtually no money! These masks are SO effective at keeping my extra long locks full of body and moisture. And if you just do it even once a week, maybe before bed while you are watching your favorite show, it is a relaxing and fun way to beautify your look. So, here are a few tips, leading with my favorite recipe.
Organic raw honey
Extra virgin olive oil
Mix this to the consistency you like. Heat this in the microwave and apply from the roots to the tips. The longer you leave it on the better the results. Put you hair in a bun and go about your evening while it works its magic. Your hair will be so much softer and shinier. Here are the benefits of a few more home ingredients that you can incorporate together as well, I always mix and match.
Avocado oil contains: vitamin A, variety of micro elements and fights with dryness of hair.
Olive oil: prevents dandruff, adds shine and softness to hair. Repairs damaged hair and split ends.
Jojoba oil: moisturizes and adds shine to hair.
Flax oil: moisturizes dry, damaged and dyed hair, restores hair structure.
Each morning when you wake, your body has spent the evening rejuvenating and detoxing from the day before. Common sense: drink a ton of water as soon as you wake up, before you eat any food. This flushes all the toxins from your body instead of having them reincorporated, and you can begin your day clear headed and toxin free. At least two 8 ounce glasses. BUT, if you want to step it up a notch, here is what I have been doing and it has had so many immediate benefits that I am forced to write about it here.
There are many many reasons why this is an ultimate weekly face scrub you should be using, and a REALLY easy and REALLY cheap way to have better skin. Here are a few different recipes that I love, starting with the easiest first. These scrubs can all be made with items from your kitchen and are completely natural and chemical free.
The pack n’ play is good for many things, but sleeping is NOT one of them. It comes with a “mattress” made from a board with almost no padding. Laying jack down to sleep on this thing was like Chinese torture, for both him and us. And I don’t blame him! It’s awful! After several trips to baby stores I have found that no mattress is made for the pack n’ play except a flimsy plastic one with no padding as well, which Jack saw right through and again tossed and turned, and cried. A lot. After half of his one year on this planet and zero solutions I had just about given up until BOOM! A fellow mother came to my rescue and asked me to look into the Mamadoo travel mattress. I immediately went home, googled it, and there it was. Angelic voices were suddenly singing all around me. A fold up mattress that was and comfy and incorporated the board mattress that came with the pack n’ play.
Since using this mattress, it is like I put Jack to sleep in his own crib! I don’t even use a sheet on top, it is that comfy. The mattress is made of organic material, and fits in our luggage. How ridiculous is that? In our dang luggage? I can’t speak enough on this subject, just know that it is the be all end all solution to all travel sleep problems and you need to look no further.
Feast your eyes. You’re welcome.