I made a batch of flax seed gel with marshmallow root yesterday! It's super slippery and smells lightly herbal. I hope it gives my hair a bit more hold in this humid summer weather. *crosses fingers*

DIY Flax Seed Gel with Marshmallow Root

3 cups filtered water
1/2 dark brown flax seeds
1/2 cub dried marshmallow root

Combine water, flax seeds and marshmallow root in a pot. Cook on medium heat for 15 minutes. Strain mixture via a knee high stocking stretched over a ceramic bowl. Let cool for 15 minutes. Transfer via funnel to a 12-once plastic spout top bottle. Makes ~ 10 ounces. Use as styling gel. Store in refrigerator for ~ 3 weeks.
Big Chop: 12/15/08

Detangle: Nature's Gate Hemp Nourishing Conditioner

Cleanse: SM Deep Cleansing Shampoo
Leave-In Condition: Alba Botanica Leave-In Conditioner
Moisturize: Shea Moisture Curl & Style Milk, SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie
Oils/Butters: Parachute Coconut Oil, Jojoba Oil, Castor Oil, Njoi Creations Ayurvedic Hair Butter;
Gels Eco Styler Krystal Gel


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