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Lustrous Hair Conditioner Formula

Lustrous Hair Conditioner Formula

Here is a formula to renew vitality, sheen, bounce, and manageability to hair. If your hair sustained damage from chlorinated water, sea salt, and sun over the summer (or if you’d just like to have softer, livelier, silkier hair), this formula can help.

Here’s how to make it:

2 ounces aloe vera gel
1/2 teaspoon oil (avocado, jojoba, or even olive oil will work)
2 ounces organic apple cider vinegar
1 ounce powdered milk

1. Combine ingredients in a bowl and apply to clean, wet hair. Allow formula to remain on hair for 10 to 15 minutes, then rinse well with warm water.

Makes enough for 1 treatment.

Inspired by Better Basics for the Home by Annie B. Bond (Three Rivers Press, 1999).

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Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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3:52AM PST on Jan 5, 2013


2:35AM PST on Jan 5, 2013

Thanks. This sounds really interesting. I'll have to give it a try.

2:33AM PST on Jan 5, 2013

Thank you :)

3:19PM PST on Dec 12, 2012


4:35PM PST on Nov 22, 2012

Thank you :)

6:52AM PST on Nov 22, 2012

Thanks. Sounds like a good formula and extra useful for me as winter's coming to damage my hair!

12:40AM PDT on Sep 28, 2012

Very interesting!

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