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Know of a good natural shampoo for nappy hair?

January 15th, 2010 No comments

I am looking for a good conditioning shampoo for nappy hair. Any suggestions?

Creme of Nature makes a nice line of Shampoo. Try that.

Herbal Products for Combating Hair Loss

January 10th, 2010 No comments

Herbal remedies are probably the best for curing hair loss and all other ailments, because these natural products do not have the harsh side effects that the synthetic drugs often produce. A number of herbal products for hair loss are available that effective counter hair loss symptoms.

Saw palmetto or Serenoa repens: tinctures or extracts from this herb obstruct the receptors on cell membranes for dihydrotestosterone, the primary cause of androgenic alopecia in most patients. The formation of DHT is also prevented, by an action that is much similar to that of the FDA approved hair loss treatment medicine finasteride. Thus this product effectively promotes hair growth.

Nettle root: this herbal remedy inhibits the enzymes 5-alpha reductase, the enzyme responsible for the production of DHT, and also aromatase, the enzyme that synthesizes estrogens.

Gotu kola: herbal products formulated from this herb promote hair growth, and strengthens collagen and the blood vessels. This herbal extract purifies the blood and improves the health of the skin and hair. It stimulates blood circulation throughout the brain and the scalp, and rejuvenates the hair follicles.

Pumpkin or Cucurbita maxima: the oil extracted from the seeds of pumpkins contains the active ingredient delta-7-sterine that effectively competes with DHT and protects the prostate as well, apart from lowering levels of hair loss. However the clinical efficacy of this herbal product is still under medical investigation.

Eleutherococcus senticosus or Siberian Ginseng: is a mineral rich herb that helps lower stress and is beneficial for the kidneys and the adrenal glands. It is also helpful in restoring hair growth, especially in women.

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis): essential oil extracted from this herb is rich in antitoxiants, a time-tested herbal remedy that encourages hair growth. The oil also effectively combats dandruff another vital cause of hair loss.

Black cohosh (Acteae racemosa): this is a phytoestrogen herb that alleviates menopausal disorders in women, including the thinning of hair that result from a drop in the level of estrogens from the ovaries.

Dong quai (Angelica sinensis): the remedial action of this herbal product is similar to that of black cohosh.

Licorice extract: this herbal product helps prevent hair loss, but it is not advisable for use by pregnant women.

Horsetail or Equisetum arvense: this herb is an excellent good source of silica, a mineral that keeps hair strong and gives it a shiny and sleek appearance. Herbal products formulated from horsetail are beneficial for the hair and scalp.

Arturo
http://www.articlesbase.com/hair-loss-articles/herbal-products-for-combating-hair-loss-114528.html

Are there any all natural hair coloring products out there besides henna?

December 24th, 2009 No comments

my mom is severely allergic to hair dye, she can use Indian henna but its turning her hair more red then anything else. Is there any natural products that would work to make her hair black which is her natural hair color before the white hairs came. She has tried those color depositing shampoos but those don’t seem to really work. Any help would be much appreciated!

Your mom is fortunate enough to have you asking these questions for her.

She can keep on doing henna, no problem there, but sometimes and over time the henna tends to set in very red for some people. In order to maintain brown tones she would need to add amla powder or indigo to her mixture of henna, to get it that desired color.

But for more black tones she would use the indigo alone and that would darken her hair naturally. Indigo and henna and amla are all natural plants. Indigo and Henna are the leaves and amla is a fruit. They all come from India and they are great to use.
Have your mom drop me an email or even yourself at info@hennasooq.com if you have more questions and if you need to get this product.

Hope this helps

Khadija

What kind of hair products are the best for natural hair?

December 23rd, 2009 No comments

I’m thinking of going natural with my hair and I don’t want to cut it I just want to let it grow out but I heard this can lead to breakage. What kind of products can I use to prevent this? And what are the best products to manage natural hair?

If you’re growing out your hair, you still need to maintain it to keep it healthy. I recommend organic products (such as Organix, found at Target or Walgreens) or a shampoo/conditioner that specializes in thickening/strengthening your hair to avoid breakage. Also, trips to the salon to manage your ends every 2 months or so will help with upkeep and the growing-out process.

what are the natural,none chemical hair products that will straight kinky hair for black women without heat? i?

December 22nd, 2009 No comments

i came across about 3 of them. i have not tried them. in reading the descriptions, it appears that you would need a flat iron to straighten the hair. i tried to find what is so great about them. it appears that they loosen the tangles and kinks. if you know about the products, please tell me. but most of all, is there a such thing as an all natural hair product that will straighten or make the curls looser without chemicals or heat?

Cocoa butter is used to supplement the natural oil in the hair, combining with it to add a protective coating to each individual shaft of hair. It provides each hair shaft with a smooth and moisturized surface, which renders the hair much more supple. This in turn loosens hair curls, minimizes tangling and allowing for better control when styling. It also provides protection from the harsh elements. Chemically, activator gel combines well with cocoa butter to create a mild, relaxing homemade formulation for straightening hair.
Fresh coconut milk is another natural solution for straightening. For a homemade relaxer, grind up the flesh of a fresh coconut in a blender. Measure out a glassful of the blended coconut. Now squeeze the juice of a lime into the coconut juice and stir thoroughly. Refrigerate it until a creamy foam develops on top. Massage the cream into the scalp and cover with a hot towel for about an hour. Wash out with shampoo and rinse well. Repeat several times a week. Your hair curls will gradually relax and straighten out.

* Or you can try this

http://www.janellebeauty.com/shop/shopcontent.asp?type=diva2&gclid=CLbQouCR8ZsCFQQVswodNBzcAA

Question for Guys-What kind of shampoo or conditioner can I buy to make my natural curly hair straight?

December 22nd, 2009 No comments

Yeah straight or straighter hair would be great. I am a guy and I have natural curly hair but I want straighter hair. Please list shampoos, conditioners, or both that work for what I need. Thanks so much in advance!

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where can i find extensions that clip in that are already colors other than natural hair colors?

December 22nd, 2009 No comments

im looking for a full set not just one or two inches in width of hair.

abantu hair.
its in vanocuver , bc.
but if you call them they will ship you it.
and i think they have a website.
good luck!

Where can I buy natural looking hair extensions?

December 22nd, 2009 No comments

m doing a photo shoot and need to know where to buy natural looking hair extensions they dont have to be real, Ive never used them before but recently cut almost a foot of hair off and need hair extensions asap thanks..any rude or immature answers will be reported , be mature ok.Thanks
Im in new york :)

some really good extension are Euronext. you can get them at Sallys or any beauty supply store and the range from lenghts and colors. when i have mine in everyone thinks its my real hair which i LOVE. and they are also clip in so you can take them out whenever but they will not fall out.
you can cut color curl and straighten them since they are real human ahir and its inexpensive.

what are the natural,none chemical hair products that will straight kinky hair for black women without heat?

December 21st, 2009 No comments

i came across about 3 of them. i have not tried them. in reading the descriptions, it appears that you would need a flat iron to straighten the hair. i tried to find what is so great about them. it appears that they loosen the tangles and kinks. if you know about the products, please tell me. but most of all, is there a such thing as an all natural hair product that will straighten or make the curls looser without chemicals or heat?

There are natural things that will loosen your curl pattern, but not fully straighten your hair. For instance, henna is known to loosen the curl pattern. I used it once and I noticed a couple of my curls had loosened, so I went to a henna-based website and found out that it can loosen the curl pattern, which is why I stopped using it. It may or may not loosen it by much.

Either way, to straighten your hair you’ll have to use chemical or thermal straightening. There is no such thing as an all natural hair relaxer (they deceive you in the marketing). The only thing "natural" about it is that it might contain a few natural ingredients, so that gives them the right to classify it as "natural." Relaxers contain a strong chemical that’s able to break down your hair’s bonds to make it straight.

http://www.hennaforhair.com

why didn’t my hair change colors when i colored it with amethyst. my natural color is black, is it too dark?

December 21st, 2009 No comments

yesterday i tried coloring my hair amethyst, which is a mixture of dark red/violet, and i followed all the instructions, but my hair didnt change colors. maybe its b/c my natural hair color is black, and it was too dark for the color to show but im not sure.

The first thing you do sweetie, is to bleach your hair. The lighter you bleach it, the more vibrant the color will be. : )