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Onion Rinse: Yay or Nay?

The onion rinse is one of many natural hair growth remedies that are highly suggested and praised for actually working.  However, nobody seems to mention the draw back of the onion rinse.  Yes, it’s smelly, but you can get used to it or do it at night and wash your hair in the morning.  The problem with the onion rinse is it’s only good for two days and then it begins to go bad.  Like molding bad.  Cheers for fresh onion. If you’ve cooked with fresh onion before, then you know that you have to be careful with it.  Fresh onion will cause a dish to go bad or mold sooner than it ought to if certain precautions are not taken.  You do NOT put a previously used utensil in a dish with fresh onion unless your intention was to through it away the next day.  This is the #1 problem with the onion rinse.  For maximum potency and benefits the rinse must be fresh, but a freshly brewed rinse doesn’t last more than 2 days.  That’s a waste of a perfectly good onion.  Just saying. Yes, onions are high in sulfur.  Don’t get me wrong sulfur is very good […]
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Hair Growth Remedies That Work

Ok, so it’s summer time, and most people see more growth during the summer.  Why?  Because everybody is out and doing something that has their blood circulation up.  Blood circulation is essential for hair growth because it carries all the nutrients throughout your body.  So how can we maximize and utilize this extra boost to help our hair growth? By using natural remedies to kick start hair growth.  Keep in mind everyone’s hair grows at a different rate, but the remedies listed below can help your scalp squeeze out healthier stronger hair faster.  Or depending on the person a wee bit faster. Remedy #1: Emu Oil If you go to the ingredients page you’ll find the nutritional rundown of Emu Oil listed.  We don’t use Emu Oil in our products, but Emu Oil is very good for your scalp.  If you don’t have a problem with using animal by products, this oil may be an option for you.  Just apply it to your scalp once a day before you sleep and massage it into your scalp.  My advice is to was your hair every 7 days when using this method to avoid the risk of build up. Remedy #2: Castor Oil […]
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The Run Down: Minerals and Vitamins

          I decided to do a rundown of on the vitamins and minerals that can be found in our products.  Though we hear that certain herbs are great for this and that, rarely do we hear the why.  What makes one combination herbs better than another combination?  Well it’s the vitamin and mineral content within a specific combination of herbs.  If the combination of herbs isn’t right then they can cancel out properties of “weaker” herbs.  The same concept applies for vitamins and minerals ingested or topically applied.  Too much of a good thing either gets thrown off, canceled out by something else, or wreaks havoc on your system.  We work to make sure our products are balanced and healthy.  Here’s the why behind some of our ingredient choices: I.  Iron: It carries oxygen to the scalp and promotes growth by helping with blood circulation.  Blood circulation is essential for carrying nutrients to every part of your body. II.  D: We usually get this from the sun.  It helps with the hair follicle life cycle.  However, during winter and rainy season especially, we need products with vitamin D to supplement the lack of it due to […]
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What Is the Average Growth Rate for Hair?

Hair growth.  Most of us have googled it or searched for it somewhere before.  Whether it was because we over processed our hair or got a short hair cut (and immediatly regretted it) is beside the point.  What we were looking for was a way(s) to either get our hair back or speed up the process.  Just as we go through growth phases as we are approaching adulthood our hair goes through growth phases…repeatedly.  So here’s the rundown on what you hair goes through. Phase 1:    It is also known as the Anagen Phase.  Anagen is the active phase of the hair. The cells in the root of the hair are dividing rapidly. A new hair is formed and pushes the club hair (a hair that has stopped growing or is no longer in the anagen phase) up the follicle and eventually out.  During this phase the hair grows about 1 cm every 28 days. Scalp hair stays in this active phase of growth for two to six years.  Some people have difficulty growing their hair beyond a certain length because they have a short active phase of growth. On the other hand, people with very long hair have a long active […]
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