Silk & Shine Conditioning Hair Mask

This Silk & Shine Conditioning Hair Mask is a decadent hair treat, leaving your hair noticeably more shiny and manageable. It’s packed with nourishing oils, rich conditioners, and goodies like silk and panthenol to leave your hair feeling its best. Simply work a generous amount through wet hair, leave it in for a few hours, and shampoo it out—a lovely recipe for ultra-silky hair and a nice bit of self-care ❤️

How to Make Silk & Shine Conditioning Hair Mask

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Argan Rose Conditioning Hair Balm

The Argan Rose goodness continues today with this silky & nourishing Argan Rose Conditioning Hair Balm. It’s like the lovechild of an oil-based hair serum and a solid conditioner bar. This balm has the richness of the oil-based serum, the conditioning wonderfulness/solidity of the conditioner bar, and the nourishing goodness both. Starring luxurious argan oil, fragrant rose wax, and ultralight Neossance® Hemisqualane, this conditioning hair balm is a truly decadent hair treat.

How to Make DIY Argan Rose Conditioning Hair Balm

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Conditioning Super Nourishing Hair Balm

One of the first recipes I ever shared on Humblebee & Me was for a “Super Nourishing Hair Balm“, all the way back in October of 2011. I’d actually made the balm months earlier, before I’d launched the blog, and had been testing it all summer and fall before I suddenly had a platform to share it on. Over the years many people have made it, and many more have asked about substitutions for items in the rather lengthy ingredient list. I thought it was high time I revisited this idea to improve on it—after all, I’ve learned a lot since 2011!

Conditioning Super Nourishing Hair Balm

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Ginger Oak Moss Hair Masque

The inspiration for this Ginger Oak Moss Hair Masque came from a rather persistent Facebook advert for a similar product. It stalked me all over, pelting me with montages of women with stunning, shiny, voluminous hair and positively chiseled eyebrows. I did end up on their website, but needless to say I don’t think the ad worked quite as planned. I went straight to the ingredients list to see what was up with their product, and then set off to make my own hair masque. This is what I came up with, and it’s awesome.

How to Make a Ginger Oak Moss Hair Masque

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Marula Overnight Hair Mask

With drier days on the way, and a few months of sun exposure behind us, this rich and hydrating Marula Overnight Hair Mask couldn’t be more timely. I learned about overnight hair masks from a YouTube video of “beauty hacks that work” (or something to that effect), and the overnight hair mask bit really popped out at me. The lady in the video (which I am now totally unable to find) had amazing, long hair that she admitted to bleaching, curling, and straightening, but it still looked so healthy! She attributed it to overnight hair masks—masks that were supposed to be used for just an hour or so, but she’d wear them overnight with a shower cap. So I ordered myself a rather hilarious floral print shower cap and set to work.

How to make a Marula Overnight Hair Mask

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Seaweed & Clay Hair Mask

If you’re anything like me, you’ll do this right after you clean your tub or shower. I’m not sure what’s wrong with me, but every time I do something that will make a serious mess in my tub, it always ends up being right after I’ve scrubbed it out. And yet it never occurs to me until I’m washing poo-like goo gobs out of my hair and watching them splatter all over my tub and shower walls that I probably should have done that before I cleaned the tub. Anyhow, I digress.

When I visited Toronto in May my friend Meredith handed me a book—The Japanese Way of Beauty. She instructed me to read as much as possible before I left, because she was definitely keeping the book. So I did. And it was pretty fascinating.

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