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ok.. so awhile back we switched to all natural hair.. body.. house products..<br>
my only downfall is things to fix hair.. Gel , straightner, & bed head (um.. to make hair look a little dirty & not fluffy.. KWIM.. whats that called?lol)<br><br>
so..Im looking on drugstore.com<br>
the only gel they have is $17 & $22 <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/rolleyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="rolleyes">: It better work so good I only have to fix my hair once a week for that much <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue"><br>
I dont see straightner & a thing like bedhead..<br><br>
anyone have any good recomendations? its kinda silly to wash in natural & then pile chemicals on.. but I refuse to have bad hair..lol
 

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its not a natural hair care product althought i to use the natural soaps and cleaners etc,. But what i love to use is called Nolita, The stuff is awesome it is pricey but you shouldnt go through it like water a little bit works wonders. there is one thats a whipping wax it is totally awesome. I love it I use the glue and the grit gel as well. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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I saw some natural hair gels at the store- but these also contained PVC just like the salon ones! I would be interested if there is anything as I'm thinking of cutting my hair - and have thick curly hair that rebels unless its long and in a pony tail.<br><br>
What do people use on their hair? I haven't found anything natural beyond shampoo and conditioner that is really non-toxic.
 

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I have not found any all natural hair care products (beyond shampoo and conditioner) either, so when I fix my hair I use aloe vera. My hair is fine and straight, so nothing has ever really worked on it (that would take a miracle). The aloe works as much as any chemical-laden gel ever did.
 

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I have to use a "bedhead"-type product on my (now short) hair, as well, or end up with Q-tip head. I've yet to find a natural product that does the trick, though something that <b>has</b> really helped is to use a bit of my conditioner as a leave-in after showering. In other words, wash and condition, rinse, then re-apply conditioner. On zero-humidity days, I can actually sometimes get away with not using any product at all, particularly if my hair has not been washed for a few days. (As a very wise person once said: "Clean hair is unmanageable hair." :LOL)
 

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moving this to healthy home and body!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hippie.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hippie">
 

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Is your hair curly? I cant tell from your post, but there is a great site called<br><a href="http://www.naturalcurly.com" target="_blank">www.naturalcurly.com</a> that has great discussion boards and recommendations on products. There was a thread going yesterday about natural products for hair.<br><br>
ALso a book called Curly Girl that has make your own hair products that are natural. One suggestion for gel was aloe vera gel (the kind you eat)<br><br>
You can also put regular gel in a spray bottle and add distilled water for a spray on gel.......so at least you are diluting the product.<br><br>
For me, I have very curly hair and right now the humidity in N AZ is really high. I HAVE to wear product in my hair, or wear my hair in a bun or ponytail, which is ok at home but gets a little old after awhile!<br><br>
ALso, Ive seen that Giovanni makes a hair gel........I saw their products at a natural food store. I know their shampoos are great, havent tried the gel.
 

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I was just at the health food store, looking at the Giovanni line, and they make a pomade, styling gel and styling lotion, all natural....along with their conditioners and shampoos.<br><br>
heres a link <a href="http://www.kokogm.com/Products/gv-10008.html" target="_blank">http://www.kokogm.com/Products/gv-10008.html</a><br><br>
just thought Id let you know......
 

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I have wildly curly hair. I have started adding jojoba oil and glycerine to my conditioner. It seems to help with the dryness.<br><br>
I ran out of gel but I think I will try the kind rainsmom mentioned.
 

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Hey abimommy, let me know how they are.....Im curious. Ive only used the Giovanni shampoo (their tea tree shampoo is great!)
 
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