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Save Money With These Home Hair Care Tips

We all want beautiful, flowing hair but that can cost a lot of money if you’re heading to a salon every time you want to achieve the perfect “do”. The cost of women’s haircuts ranges from about $40 up to $70, and even more if you want color added. Luckily, there are ways to care for your hair effectively at home which will save you money without compromising on the quality of your locks. While you probably shouldn’t attempt your own haircut, there are quite a few treatments which can be carried out inexpensively in your own bathroom to help you slash the costs of haircare. Ready for some expert tips? Here are just a few.
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Want Beautiful Hair? First, Make Your Scalp Happy.

We spend much time bemoaning our hair woes, but often fail to remember that the root of the problem (oh-so pun intended) starts at the scalp. It’s not rocket science, kids – a healthy scalp means the rest of your hair will look healthy and happy too.

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How to Use Oils to Soften Your Whole Body

Who says you need an expensive moisturizer, leave-in conditioner, cuticle softener, makeup remover, etc.? You can get the benefits of all of these products with just a few types of oils.

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Beauty Ingredients 101: Jojoba Oil

Propylene glycol, stearalkonium, phenoxyethanol… can you pronounce the names of the ingredients in your hair care products? I know I can’t. I didn’t even know how to pronounce jojoba oil (it’s “ho-ho-bah” oil, by the way). Let’s all learn something new today, eh?

Tea-Tree-Oil-Jojoba-Oil Skincare BeautySimmondsia chinenis seed oil, better known as jojoba oil, is one of the most popular natural moisturizers. It’s derived from the jojoba plant found in the deserts of Arizona (represent!), California, and Mexico. Jojoba seed extract contains alpha, delta, and gamma tocopherols (forms of Vitamin E), which offer amazing hydration for hair, skin and nails.

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Dr. Miracle’s Intensive Spot Serum Review

dr-miracle-intensive-spot-serum-reviewAs you may have recently read, I’m trying to grow my hair long. What better time to try out some goodies from a brand focused on hair growth like Dr. Miracles?

I experimented with the brand’s Intensive Spot Serum, intended to help with split ends, slow growth and breakage. The serum comes in a glass bottle with an eyedropper applicator, just like the ones for your skin. The texture is also similar to skincare serums, but the scent is a milder version of Dr. Miracle’s signature minty smell.

The “Feel It Formula” tingle the company is famous for is present, but not as intense as with some of their other products – which I’m actually happy about. The combination of the peppermint oil’s cooling effect and the slight itch tend to remind me of putting cold aloe vera on a sunburn.

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