August Special: Coconut Hair Conditioner 33% Off

Micro-Farm News

Last post, I announced the exciting giveaway each week in August of my Coconut Hair Conditioner from Arjuni Hair. In case you’re not one of the lucky four, you can get a jar of this deep conditioning, tangle reducing, split end repairing, shine enhancing conditioner for yourself at a deeply reduced price for the rest of the […]

August 9, 2013

Coconut Oil for Hair Repair

Herbs & Ingredients

Virgin coconut oil is one of my favorite oils. Besides the beautiful natural aroma, it’s an easy and effective hair conditioner adding shine as well as repairing dry and damaged hair. This is coconut oil infused with lavender flower, holy basil leaf, and rosemary leaf; herbs that condition, reduce tangles, strengthen hair, and stimulate growth. […]

January 11, 2013

Herbal Lore: Basil

D.I.Y., Herbs & Ingredients

  When I say “basil”, do you think “pesto”? Pesto made with sweet basil just happens to be one of my most long-standing addictions, but with over 50 different varieties (possibly as many as 150!) distributed around the world, basil is about much, much more…. Since ancient times, basil has found its way into our […]

September 26, 2012

Herbal Shampoo- My weekend D.I.Y. project


At the D.I.Y. Herbal Spa meetup last Sunday, we briefly touched on hair care, and Brittany mentioned she makes her own shampoo with liquid castile soap, herbal infusion, apple cider vinegar, and I forget what else. Because shampoo is packaged in plastic bottles and because I’m getting pretty hardcore about getting plastic completely out of […]

November 11, 2011