Baking Soda Clarifying Rinse
December 8, 2014

Baking Soda Clarifying Rinse

Clarifying your hair is a way to remove the build-ups some products leave on your hair which can make your hair dull and lifeless. Regular household baking soda (sodium Bicarbonate) is an easy clarifier to use. Baking soda naturally lifts grease and product residue from your hair.
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Coffee Hair Rinse
November 17, 2014

Coffee Hair Rinse

Coffee softens, adds shine to hair and also brings out the highlights in your hair. The caffeine helps to increase circulation and stimulate the hair follicles to encourage growth. The rich antioxidants can help repair damage and prevent breakage.
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Your Stories: Hair Regrowth
July 5, 2014

Your Stories: Hair Regrowth

I was introduced to Chagrin Valley shampoo bars in the summer of 2006. I couldn't believe the difference in my hair after just one use. It definitely felt odd while I was washing (but I knew that was going to occur after reading tips on the site---thanks Ida!). Once my hair dried it had so much more body...
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Why Does Natural Soap Sweat in Humid Weather?
April 17, 2014

Why Does Natural Soap Sweat in Humid Weather?

A quality bar of handmade soap will often "sweat" in humid weather due to the high content of natural humectants. A humectant is a substance that readily absorbs moisture from its surroundings. When natural soap sits out in humid conditions, the glycerin in the soap will draw the moisture out of the air and onto the soap.
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