The Regal Heaven Scent: Neroli and Orange Blossom Oil
We’ve been hearing a lot about orange blossom oil lately as an additive to hair-care products, and for good reason. This sweet and floral oil, better known as neroli, has been used for everything from revitalizing hair to promoting emotional balance.
Honoring the Quebradeiras de Coco: The Story of Babassu
Babassu is intimately tied to women, fair trade, tradition and community. Unlike shea butter, babassu has not yet become a household name. But with the benefits of babassu, there are many reasons to give it a try. Because of the health and prosperity it lends it is considered by many, a Tree of Life.
Just Peachy: Peach Leaf and Peach Kernel Oil for Healthy Skin and Hair
These days, peach is finding its way onto the ingredient list of cosmetics. Why, you may ask, would I want to lather up with a peach? In this article, we explore the wholesome qualities of peaches. By showing how to use peach tree parts as herbs, it will help explain why peaches are not only tasty but also an herb useful in healing, hair conditioning and skin treatments.
The Benefits of Tamanu
Tamanu oil has become a highly prized raw material, popping up in a variety of cosmetics and hair-care products because of its ability to regenerate, strengthen and protect.
Rouquinne’s Makeup Missive: Mmmmm… chocolate!
Pure, or almost pure, cocoa butter can be purchased at health food stores. It is inexpensive and soothing to very dry skin.
Blue-eyed beauties should consider orange eye shadow in all hues from the most vibrant to palest peach. The daring could try the new NARS eye shadow duo Bohemian Gold (metallic taupe and iridescent copper), Hard Candy’s Lollipop shadow or MAC’s Mangomix Shadestick.
St. Valentine's Day: A Day for Aromatic Hair
In the past, women had their hair and bodies anointed with fragrant pomades and botanical oils, assured of their medicinal or spiritual power.
What do Botanicals Do?
Check out our list of herbs and natural ingredients featured in hair-care products, particularly for curly, kinky or wavy hair.