A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #39: Enhance Your Hair’s Dark Tones with Coffee or Tea

If you’ve been following along so far, you’ve already gotten tips on making homemade blonde highlights, and perking up red hues with hibiscus tea. Well, if you’ve got lovely chocolate-hued or raven locks, you’ll be happy to know that you can enhance your dark hair just as easily—and just as naturally, too! This easy DIY home remedy will also help to cover stray greys and … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #39: Enhance Your Hair’s Dark Tones with Coffee or Tea

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #14: Enhance Your Hair’s Red Tones with Hibiscus

Red is a temperamental hair color! It likes to make a bold entrance, but doesn’t like to stick around. If you’re a natural-born redhead, you might notice a gradual fading of your vibrant hue over time. And if you color your hair red, you might notice that it often fades quicker than other colors. There are a couple of easy home remedies to perk up … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #14: Enhance Your Hair’s Red Tones with Hibiscus

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #8: Rinse Your Hair with Beer for Volume and Shine

It sounds like a frat party practical joke, doesn’t it? This post is in honor of today’s Mardi Gras celebrations! Come tomorrow, many of you will be putting down the bottle for the next 40 days and might find it grueling to stare at that beer in the fridge, just teasing and taunting you. I know, many more of you won’t give it up, but … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #8: Rinse Your Hair with Beer for Volume and Shine

Things I Love Thursday: Special Valentine’s Edition

I’ll admit ~ I can be a fool for love. I’m also a fool for anything red or pink ~ or chocolate ~ and let’s not forget that I write (and read) romantic fiction! And while I can’t say doilies and red-cheeked Cupids are exactly my style, I do think it’s hard to go wrong with a day entirely devoted to LOVE in all shapes and forms. So, in … Continue reading Things I Love Thursday: Special Valentine’s Edition

Things I Love Thursday

Happy almost-Friday! It’s a big weekend around here ~ NO, not because of the Super Bowl. Our beloved 49ers did not make the cut. Big because on Sunday, I’ll be running my very first half marathon! I’m excited and only a little bit nervous, and I promise to post a post-race update 🙂 On other notes, I feel like there were some amazing blog posts, … Continue reading Things I Love Thursday

A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #3: Make Your Own Hair Lightening Spray

A product at Bed Bath & Beyond caught my eye the other day: John Frieda’s Controlled Lightening Spray. It reminded me of the Sun-In days of my youth, which always ultimately resulted in orange hair. I’ll never forget the day a guy I was friends with came to school with bright-orange hair, the unfortunate effect of Sun-In on dark hair, which he claimed was his … Continue reading A Year of Natural Health & Beauty Tip #3: Make Your Own Hair Lightening Spray

Things I Love Thursday

Happy Thursday, everyone! It’s been an amazingly inspired week so far and I’m happy the year is off to such a good start. Onward and upward! Some of my faves from around the webs… 1. From Copyblogger: 31 Pro Tips for a Successful, Satisfying, and Insanely Profitable 2012 Some excellent tips in this article! Particularly useful information for writers and entrepreneurs but they can be applied … Continue reading Things I Love Thursday