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    “Hold on to your hat!” detangling milk

    The arrival of fall means digging out hats and gloves and curling up with a steaming mug of hot chocolate! While some dread the loss of summer sunshine, others welcome the crisp autumn days with open arms. But whether you hate leaving home or can’t wait to jump into those piles of dead leaves, we have a suggestion for you: hold on to your hat! You’ll need it to stay warm. Of course it’s no fun pulling off your toque when you come in out of the cold. With static electricity making your hair stand on end and cling to your face while your friends laugh at your scarecrow appearance,…

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    Old-fashioned rinse water

    How to make rinse water for shiny water This recipe is inspired by a recipe for rose petal vinegar that was popular in the 19th century. Rose petal vinegar was a “vinaigre de toilette,” or toilet vinegar, used by nineteenth-century dandies (yes, like lavender essential oil, rose petal vinegar was considered a male beauty product in those days!). Toilet vinegars were used as personal cleansing products for hair and body and also as colognes. We’ve adapted the recipe to suit more contemporary tastes and for use as a hair rinse. Either lavender or rose petals can be macerated. Ingredients 875g (86.6%) demineralized water 125g (12.4%) organic apple cider vinegar 10g…