CROWN­ING glory

New Zealand Woman’s Weekly - - GREEN GODDESS -

TREAT YOUR TRESSES TO A NAT­U­RAL RINSE

7 HAIR RINSES

It’s so easy to help your hair to shine with­out us­ing nasty chem­i­cals. Try these easy rinses next time you sham­poo your hair. CAL­EN­DULA PETALS:

To brighten blonde hair, pour 1 cup boil­ing wa­ter over ¼ cup cal­en­dula petals; let cool. Use as a fi­nal rinse af­ter your sham­poo.

CATNIP: For a quick dan­druff cure, brew a strong tea of dried catnip leaves and boil­ing wa­ter. Once cooled, mas­sage into your scalp af­ter sham­poo­ing. Rinse well with cool wa­ter.

LEMON JUICE: The juice of 1 lemon and 1 cup wa­ter mixed to­gether brings life and shine back to dull hair. Use as a fi­nal rinse af­ter sham­poo­ing, fol­low­ing with a cold-wa­ter rinse to re­move all of the lemon wa­ter.

BAK­ING SODA: Mix to­gether 1 tbsp bak­ing soda and 1 cup wa­ter to get your hair re­ally clean and re­move all traces of styling gels and hair spray. Mas­sage well into hair and scalp, then rinse with warm fol­lowed by cool wa­ter. AP­PLE CIDER VINE­GAR:

Give your hair shine and bounce us­ing 2 tbsp vine­gar to 1 cup wa­ter. Use as a rinse af­ter sham­poo­ing, then rinse well with cool wa­ter.

FLAT BEER: A cup of flat beer will give your hair body. The beer scent will not re­main once your hair is dry. For ex­tra body, use beer as your fi­nal rinse (do not rinse out).

TOMATO JUICE: To re­move any odour, such as smoke, from your hair, use 1 cup tomato juice. And if you have blonde hair that has turned green from chlo­rine in a

Spoil your­self with a good old-fash­ioned hair rinse this week­end, how to get rid of rust stains and make your own mas­cara. Good hair day! Wendyl Nis­sen OUR GREEN GOD­DESS

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