Ground Flax seed is wonderful and has made the differance in consistant batches for me.
I have found that using 1/4 cup ground flax seeds in 24 ounces of water makes for a more consistant end product. The emulsion starts to thicken within 5 - 7 minutes on a medium heat simmer.
One tip for easier straining is to keep the emulsion on the heat and ladle it through a cheese cloth lined fine strainer.
My last batch I added 1 teaspoon of Hemp oil after the gel cooled and WOW, my curls loved the GSL even more.
Grapefruit seed oil is a great natural preservative as is citric acid.
When using essential oils be careful which ones you add, some are very irritating & drying to skin and hair. Cinnamon, Clove, Lime are a few that are very drying.
HG Summer List
Boots Pink is the bomb on my summer hair.
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Poos: KCCClean, JCChealting
Leave In: KCKT, KomazaCalifia
Styling: KCCC, BRHG, UFCM, MC
Deep Tx's: CJCR and LustraSIlk
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