For a radiant complexion that lasts all day, prep skin before applying makeup. Start with a scrub then follow up with a moisturizer and primer.
How To 'Feed' Your Hair
When your stomach is grumbling, you know it’s time to feed it. Your hair has similar warning signs – dry, lifeless, frizzy – when it is ready for nutrients. When your hair just won’t do what you want it to, it may be time to feed it!
The following recipes will give your hair the proper nutrients it’s been craving. Try a few and see which one works best—just plan to “feed” your hair right before washing it. Never let your hair go hungry again!
Moisturizing and Strengthening Hair Food
This topical concoction works when your hair is weak and brittle. It adds moisture and light protein, leaving it shiny and soft, and is even safe for very coarse hair. Plus, who doesn’t love the tropical scent of coconut oil?
-2 tbsp honey
-2 tbsp plain yogurt
-2 tbsp olive oil
-2tbsp coconut oil
Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Apply to hair and saturate the strands. Cover with a shower cap or conditioning cap for up to an hour and then follow with shampoo.
Easy Hair Food
This easy to make hair treatment can be tailored to your specific hair condition. If you have a dry scalp, use lavender oil. If you have dandruff, opt for tea tree oil instead. Of course, for extra moisture, olive oil and coconut oil work best.
-Your usual moisturizing conditioner
-1 or 2 tbsp essential oil of your choice
Mix together and let sit on hair for 30 minutes and then follow with shampoo.
Intense Moisturizing and Sealing Hair Food
This food mask for your head makes your hair super soft and soothes your scalp.
-1/2 cup olive oil
-1/4 cup almond oil
Mash the avocado and mix in the oils completely. Apply all over hair and let sit for 30 minutes. Follow with shampoo, but don’t be alarmed if it’s difficult to get out. You might have to shampoo more than once, but it’s worth it!
How do you feed your luscious locks?
Written by Teresa Choca. This fitness fiend and live music lover takes pleasure in embracing the natural things in life, yet adores anything with a modern twist. She spends her free time testing makeup tutorials, strumming a guitar, and trolling thrift store aisles.