Ammonia or Ethanolamine? – Choose your poison.

There are a number of so-called ‘natural’ hair dye brands that use the catch-phrase ‘Ammonia-free’ to attract customers. This makes it sound as though you should want your hair dye to be ammonia-free. But do you really? Read on… WHY DO WE NEED AMMONIA IN A HAIR DYE...

Herbal hair dyes and moisture

Herbal dyes strengthen and reinforce hair. Sometimes these dyes can make certain hair types feel ‘dry’. This feeling is temporary and has little to do with moisture or lack thereof, and more to do with temporary changes to the hair’s physical structure. Hair Structure...
The Golden Years

The Golden Years

Ok, thats it! I’m going blond! I tested the 100% Herbal blond recipe yesterday and I’m so pleased with the result. My ever-increasing grey hair (why is grey hair always at the front of one’s head?) was beautifully covered and given a golden blond shade. It is so...
To dye for

To dye for

(Article published in Wellness Magazine April 2016) It’s alarming to note that common products we use without thinking may contain harmful chemicals. These can build up in our systems and can be damaging to our health. Hair dye is one of the culprits. Here is some...

Back to your roots

(Article published in Wellness Magazine November 2015) Fancy some squashed tadpoles and goat fat smeared on your hair?  Not very appealing.  If we were living in the Middle Ages or Ancient Egypt when these hair dye ingredients were commonly used, we would just have to...