Care: 5 Summer Hair Holiday Essentials Packing up your beauty essentials for a summer trip that involves the beach is really important to protect your hair from all the washing, swimming, salt water and additional UV-Rays. This weeks’s post is a cooperational blog post from Flechtwerk! Today I will give you some tips on how and what you should take along to keep your hair in the best possible condition after you come back happy and tanned from your beach vacation.  Essentials:   Let’s start with a mild cleaning agent. I like to take Aubrey Organic’s Swimmer’s Shampoo with me. It cleans gently and isRead More →

Care: Spray Gel Recipe & How to Make Curls Last Longer   I am curly by nature and in addition to the frizz problem one has as a curly head again and again the problem that the hair hang out easily. To prevent this, you can make a spray gel that refreshes curls, frizz and also makes for a longer shelf life. It works especially well if you conjure up gentle curls without heat and moisten your dry hair and then turn it on. How to do it… 50 ml of distilled water (available as DM underwater) 2 tablespoons Aloe vera gel from Aubrey OrganicsRead More →

Hair Length in October – Must love Autumn in Montreal Hello Lovelies!  I hope everyone is having a great time and enjoying the weather to the max. ! I am here again in Canada for 2 months, I will be working in North Bay doing my surgical rotation and I took one week off to enjoy the time with my love and visit his family. We cancelled our initial plan to go to New York for the sake of a quiet time we both felt we needed to relax more than anything. I have a confession to make, I just my hair from classic lengthRead More →

Care : Vitamins and Hairgrowth  How much your hair will grow is determined by your genetic disposition and nothing can change this fact. However you can influence your nutrition and handling of your hair so that you will gain the maximum growth that is possible for you. My hair grows 2 cm a month, everything from 05-2,5 cm is possible. If you decide that you want to take supplements I want you to consult your family doctor FIRST. Especially if you are suffering from any other disease.  1. Drink enough water It is simple – if you drink enough water your metabolism will run smoothly andRead More →

Care: Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse Recipe An acid rinse belongs to the hair care basics and ensures shine and improved Kaemmbarkeit. The rinse is sour and thus neutralizes chalky water, soap and shampoo residues. It strengthens the shine by helping to close the hair surface and cuticle layer. The hair will be softer and your scalp will be fine too. Some things should be kept in mind: Please do not overdose! 1 teaspoon to one liter of water is more than enough. Do not use if the scalp is irritated and sore. Avoid eye contact. Regular applications reinforce the effect: So do not throw inRead More →

Review: Jason Body Enhancing Conditioner Who in winter like me has to fight with weak, featureless and dry hair, of course, must take care twice in the care. After I started some frustrane attempts with Balea Kondis I returned to good rich natural cosmetics after they were used up. Of course, I continue to do my argan oil treatments just like the daily top oil with argan oil. The Jason Kondi is very rich and has a wonderful floral scent.    Jason Body Enhancing Conditioner has a thick waxy creamy consistency. When applied, it can thus be distributed well and is very productive. He ensuresRead More →

Care: My SkinCare Routine for Hypoallergenic Skin   Skin Type: My skin is very sensitive and extremely dry. I get red spots easily and itchy dry skin patches on my forehead and on my cheeks. I am sorry the picture is so out of focus I am having trouble with fading light and artificial lighting! I am allergic to most drugstore products, equally to the natural organic lines. Organic skin care is a problem for me as well because of the fragrances and high amount of alcohol that is used as preservative agents.  Just for your visual help – when I am saying allergic skinRead More →

Wickerwork: My Hair Care Routine    I was asked about my care routine some time ago, as it is a very detailed post about my rather complicated care routine and I wash my hair at full moon in the Aquarius star in the brook;) this became a topic of our blogging cooperation! I’m curious what the other girls write about it – because our hair types could hardly be more different! Heike smooth fine, slightly dry hair Nessa very thick very silky smooth hair Wuscheline curly strong hair is structurally very similar Bobby wavy hair Lenja fine straight hair About my hair type My hairRead More →

Toxic Thursday : Parabenes & Health Risks Parabens have long been in the discussion of toxicity and being carcinogen.  A good topic for toxic thursday! A few beauty companies have picked up on that and are actually marketing their products as paraben-free. All natural and organic companies are not allowed to use parabens and their derivates. But first of all, What are parabenes and why are they used? Parabens are parahydroxybenzoates or esters of parahydroxybenzoic acid and a widely used preservative in cosmetics. They do prevent bacterial, microorganism and fungi growth very effectively in cosmetics and food and are very cost efficient and cheap.  However, there are some controversial aspects.Read More →