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Gorej Nupur Henna

gorej napur henna

The package indicates the Nupur brand is manufactured in kulhariwala village with a PO box in Barotiwala. Barotiwala is in Himachal Pradesh state in Northern India. This gives us an idea of where the constituent herbs come from.

Shampoo Bar Recipe

homemade soap recipe and shampoo bar recipe

As mentioned before, soapcalc.net is a handy little device for figure out exact proportions of ingredients needed for any soap recipe. The software also indicates the quality of soap when using a single oil or combinations.

Profiling Kapoor Kachli (Hedychium spicatum)

Kapoor Kachli powder comes from a small ginger plant that grows to about 1m. The latin botanical name of the plant is Hedychium Spicatum. Even though it’s considered a kind of ginger, Kapoor Kachli is not a sub-species of Zingiber officinale,

Rhassoul (Red Moroccan) Clay

Mined deep beneath the Atlas Mountains in Eastern Morocco, the Egyptian and Romans were first to use and document benefits of rhassoul clay. Other names for rhassoul clay include – ghassoul clay, red clay, red moroccan clay or oxide clay.

Ayurveda Herbs Guide

Even though it’s rather obvious I will prefix this post by pointing out that this list is neither exhaustive nor an absolute classification. My initial goal was to explore some of the most common Ayurveda herbs (there’s more to Ayurveda hair care than just the herbs) but that journey led to a discovery of even more hair care herbs from other cultures –Chinese,

5 Mucilage Herbs for Natural Hair

Nearly all plants produce mucilage – a thick gluey substance formed by large polysaccharides (sugars). Mucilage in plants plays a role in the storage of water and food, seed germination, and thickening membranes. In water mucilage forms a slimy semi-soluble viscous fiber.

Pofiling:Tulsi (Holy Basil) Ocimum Tenuiflorum

The latin botanical name of basil is Ocimum Tenuiflorum or Ocimum Sanctum. This is the same regular basil we buy at the grocery store. There is another species of basil with the Latin name Ocimum Basilicum (also known as Thai Basil).

Roll Tuck and Pin #15

Roll Tuck and Pin Hairstyles

It’s day 15! I am halfway done with the roll, tuck and pin challenge. I am not particularly good with twists or braid outs but I am getting very comfortable rolling my hair into cuteness without much of a struggle.

Henna Dye (Highlight)

beetroot tea

Owing to the fragile nature of my hair and also because achieving my maximum growth potential is important to me, I am extremely cautious about anything that might create permanent chemical change within my hair strands.

Henna Dye (highlight)

beet roots

Owing to the fragile nature of my hair and also because achieving my maximum growth potential is important to me, I am extremely cautious about anything that might create permanent chemical change within my hair strands.

Roll Tuck and Pin #14

Styles for natural black hair

After isolating and securing sizeable section on the front, I rolled (left to right) and pinned the rest of the hair from the back towards my forehead at an angle. To add volume the bottom half the roll is slightly lose but tightens as it gets to the top of my head.

Roll Tuck And Pin #13

Styles for natural black hair

Day 13 was easy. I just divided the hair randomly from ear to ear and rolled each section from left to right with a slight curl inwards at the end before pinning. This roll,