Category Archives: Health & Beauty

Soap Grows On Trees! Using Soapberries For A Natural Shampoo

by Texas Homesteader ~

I have a super-smart friend from whom I always learn oh-so-much. Recently we were at a luncheon together & she mentioned that she uses soapberries for shampoo – no conditioner required.

She puts dried soapberries in water and lets them sit for about 6 weeks before she removes the berries. Then she adds a bit of baking soda and uses it to clean her hair.

Well color me intrigued! I found a Soapberry Tree on our property several years ago. So I decided to give it a try.

Using Soapberries for a natural shampoo is easy on your hair and easy on your budget. It's true - soap really DOES grow on trees! #TexasHomesteader

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3 Ingredient Homemade Rosemary-Scented Hairspray

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Recently I ran out of hairspray and decided to quickly whip up another batch. I mean why not, it only contains 3 ingredients and uses a repurposed spray bottle. Come see how ridiculously easy (and CHEAP it is to make your own hairspray with 3 common household ingredients.

Homemade Hairspray using ordinary ingredients. See my method for making hairspray using a repurposed hairspray bottle. #TexasHomesteader
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