Save Money Making Your Own Herbal Hydrosols and Flower Waters

I have a secret ingredient that I prefer to use in place of the water in ALL of my DIY beauty products and toiletries. Hydrosols, aka flower waters! I first came across hydrosols in my essential oil studies. I had learned that they were a result of making essential oils, essentially a byproduct. I was fascinated by these gentle essential oil infused waters. Along the way, I learned a lot more about them and their many uses and varieties. I wanted to purchase every hydrosol that I came across but was sorely disappointed when I realized that I couldn't afford  to purchase all of the hydrosols that I wanted. What is a DIY loving hippy to do? Make it myself, of course! Now you can too!

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Grow Your Lashes to Envious Lengths – DIY Herbal Infused Eyelash Growth Serum

Why are guys the ones with gorgeously long and thick eyelashes that every woman would kill for? I know that I am not the only envious one out there! I have lived my entire life with thin blonde-tipped eyelashes, that just don't show up to the party without a few coats of some good mascara. While there are some eyelash serums on the market that profess miraculous results, their ingredients are less than stellar, many of which are known carcinogens. Like all of my other beauty products, this is what led me to create my own herbal infused eyelash growth serum, instead.

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Let Your Herbal Goddess Shine – A DIY Herbal Infused Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse

My natural hair care journey hasn't been an easy one. I have experienced everything from hair falling out when I tried the whole baking soda thing, to super oily and heavy detoxing hair that I had to wear up for a little over 2 months before it was finally done detoxing. These days, my hair is longer than it's ever been my whole life and it's far healthier than it was 2 years ago. This journey has taught me a lot about my hair, but it's also taught me to love the hair that I was given. Over the last 2 years of creating my own herbal hair care products, I have found a very simple ingredient to be my star secret in my natural hair care routine. Raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar!

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Unleash the Goddess – DIY Hair, Skin, & Nails Tea

There are many ways to beautify your skin, make your hair grow longer faster, and grow out strong beautiful nails, but they all entail healthy eating habits! One of my favorite ways to nourish my hair, skin, and nails, is through eating grass-fed gelatin.I love to make my own gummy fruit snacks, and Syfy and I munch on them ALL the time! One of my other favorite ways to get the nourishment that my hair, skin, and nails need, is through herbal teas!

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Why’s My Hair Detoxing??? Making the Switch to a Natural Hair Care Routine

If you have been reading my posts on natural hair care , you are likely trying to make a switch to a natural hair care routine. If so, that also means you are likely going through a nasty period of time with your hair, that feels endless and for some can be enough reason to quit and go back to your old hair care routine.  Have you been wondering why, since you've made the switch from conventional shampoos and hair care products to natural herbal hair care, your hair has gone from fab to flab? That my dear is what we call the detox process, and for 99.9% of your making the switch to natural and no-poo hair care routines, you will most definitely experience at least a shortened version. 

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DIY Herbal Goddess Soapnuts Shampoo

When I first learned about making my own shampoo with soapnuts, I was very excited. I have been on a journey this year to learn the many ways that I can no-poo my hair and soapnuts was on the list to try out. After I first made this shampoo, I haven't turned back. My hair is super soft after using this shampoo and didn't cause me to have to detox again with my no-poo regime. This has been my favorite herbal shampoo to date! My hair is still growing like a weed, something that it used to never do before I became my hippy self. Someday soon, I will achieve my goal of having “mermaid hair”!

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Natural Herbal Hair Color for Healthy Hair – Hippy Natural Hair Care Series Part 4

I have spent a lot of years of my life changing my hair color based on my flittering emotions and the change of seasons. I am a big proponent of self-expression and coloring my hair has always been one of my favorite ways to express myself, but over the last few years, I have come to find out that all of those conventional hair dyes I was using is absolutely terrible for me and for the planet. Over time, I was destroying my hair and ingesting nasty toxic chemicals, with every dye job that I performed.

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