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Natural Hair Care Recipes Cookbook: Page 2

Natural Shampoo for Normal Hair
Ingredients
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup liquid castile soap
1/2 teaspoon organic sunflower oil or other light organic vegetable oil

Directions
Mix together all the ingredients. Store in a bottle. Use as you would any shampoo, rinse well.

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Dry Shampoo for Oily Hair
Ingredients
Cornstarch

Directions
Dip large soft makeup brush in cornstarch and dust through oily spots in hair. Allow to sit for five minutes then brush out with a natural boar bristle brush. Repeat as necessary.

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Rosemary Rinse for Oily Hair
Ingredients
1/4 cup dried rosemary

Directions
Simmer rosemary in 1 1/2 cups of water. Strain mixture and discard rosemary. Use remaining mixture as the final rinse after shampooing.

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Wonder of the Desert Shampoo for Dry Hair
Ingredients
1/4 cup liquid castile soap
1/4 cup organic aloe vera gel
1 teaspoon pure vegetable glycerin
1/4 teaspoon organic avocado oil or other light organic vegetable oil

Directions
Mix together all ingredients. Store in a bottle and always shake well before using. Apply to hair and allow to sit for a few mintues. Rinse well with cool water.

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Chamomile Shampoo
Ingredients
6 organic chamomile tea bags
4 tablespoons pure soap flakes
1 1/2 tablespoons pure vegetable glycerin

Directions
Steep the teabags in 1 1/2 cups of boiled water for 20 minutes. Remove the tea bags and discard. Add the soap flakes to the tea and let stand until the soap softens. Stir in glycerin until well blended. Keep in a dark, cool place in a sealed bottle.

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Sunshine Shampoo for Blonde Hair
Ingredients
1/4 cup liquid castile soap
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon lemon zest

Directions
Mix together all the ingredients and heat in the microwave on high for 1 to 2 minutes until it is hot but not boiling. Cool the mixture completely and strain to remove the lemon zest. Store in a bottle. Shampoo as you normally would. Rinse well with cool water.

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Frizzy Hair Controller
Ingredients
1/2 cup good organic hair conditioner
1/4 cup pure honey
1 tablespoon organic almond oil

Directions
Mix all ingredients, blending well. Spray hair with water mister to dampen it. Work mixture through thoroughly. Leave on for 20 minutes. Shampoo.
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Frizz Control for Curly Hair
Ingredients
1 small aloe vera leaf

Directions
Snip off end of leaf and apply a dollop of aloe vera gel to palm. Work through hair to ends.

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Fly-Away Hair and Static Control
Ingredients
Organic hand lotion

Directions
Apply a small dab of organic hand lotion to the palm of your hand. Rub hands together and apply to roots of hair.

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Natural Hair Gel
Ingredients
1/2 to 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin

Directions
Thoroughly dissolve gelatin in 1 cup warm water. Keep refrigerated in sealed container.

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Natural Hairspray
Ingredients
1/2 orange
1/2 lemon

Directions
Chop fruit into small pieces and place in a pot with 2 cups water. Boil until reduced by half. Cool, strain, and place in a spray bottle. Store in the refrigerator or add one once rubbing alcohol to store at room temperature for up to two weeks. Add more water to reduce stickiness, if desired.

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