Spring is the perfect time for revitalizing your body-care routines. Try these fresh, easy-to-make herbal recipes to smooth your skin, condition your hair, and rejuvenate your entire body.
Apple cider vinegar cuts through the dulling residue left by styling products and shampoos. Lavender and rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) are beneficial for all hair types.
· 1 cup apple cider vinegar
· 2 tablespoons fresh or dried rosemary
· 10 drops lavender essential oil
Heat the vinegar to almost boiling and pour it over the rosemary. Cover and steep for 2 hours. Strain and add the lavender essential oil, and store the mixture in a glass bottle. To use, add 2 tablespoons of the mixture to 1 cup of water and massage through your hair after shampooing. Rinse well.
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