Natural Hair Products
Eggs, yogurt, honey, avocado and lemons are all great tasting foods-but they also happen to be all-natural, affordable hair treatments. And they're not the only ones. For instance, the avocado's oils are more closely resembled to our own skin's oils than any product in the beauty aisle. Or that the acidity in a lemon is more effective and gentler than the chemical-laden products? "The raw egg is really the best of all worlds," says Janice Cox, author of Natural Beauty at Home. The yolk is rich in fats and proteins and is a natural moisturizer. The white contains bacteria- eating enzymes that will remove unwanted oils. Is your hair feeling a little frizzy? Beauty experts swear by avocado- and not just to repair damaged hair. Its oils and proteins are the best combination for smoothing unruly hair. Styling products, as well as air pollution can leave your hair looking dull and dry. But dairy products, such as sour cream or plain yogurt can help reverse the damage. "Lactic acid gently strips away dirt while the milk fat moisturizes," says Lisa Belkin, author of The Cosmetics Cookbook. Yogurt is a great alternative to conditioner. Itchy scalp and flakes -brought on by poor diet, stress, climate, and other factors. You can try lemon juice and olive oil mixture in your hair. "The acidity in lemon juice helps rid your scalp of any loose, dry flakes of skin, while the olive oil moisturizes the skin on your skin on your head," says Cox. Dry hair may be caused by hard water, sun overexposure, or your flat iron. Why Not try Nature's sweetener, honey. Honey is a natural moisturizer. So next time your hair needs a lift, or a little moisturizing. Why not save some money by trying one of these all natural food products. You will have a new and better feeling making your own beauty products. You and your hair will not regret it.