Save big on the beauty budget by making your own shampoos, conditioners, detanglers and more

Beauty on a Budget: DIY Recipes for Healthy Hair

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Homemade Shampoo

Carissa Carrington

As healthy eating makes your body feel good, using homemade shampoo makes your hair healthy and pretty. If you want beautiful hair without a hefty price tag, try making homemade shampoo today.

Homemade Hair Detangler

Readers' Solutions

Our readers share several ways that they keep tangles at bay. Don't miss these great recipes for homemade hair detangler. Your hair will thank you!

Do-It-Yourself Beauty Treatments

Jennifer Colonia

If you're frugal and like to be in charge of your beauty regimen, there are a wealth of homemade beauty treatments to enjoy. Beautiful skin and hair don't require a costly routine. In fact, many kitchen items can replace expensive spa treatments with only a few dollars. Put money back in your pocket with these DIY beauty treatments.

Affordable Homemade Shampoo

Readers' Solutions

Our great readers answer the question: I'd like a recipe for affordable homemade shampoo. Does anyone have a good recipe?

Inexpensive Hair Conditioner

Readers' Solutions

Do you have to spend a fortune on salon hair products to have beautiful hair? Or do inexpensive products work just fine? Our readers answer this question and more. Don't miss it!

Homemade Hair Products in Minutes

Stephanie Pedersen

Some hair products are expensive and contain ingredients you may wish to avoid. Don't despair! By using ingredients that you already have in cupboards or combining natural ingredients with your store-bought favorites, you can produce homemade hair treatments within minutes.

Homemade Hair De-Tangler

Readers' Solutions

Our insightful readers answer the question: Do you have any great tips or homemade solutions for detangling hair? I have very fine, shoulder length hair that becomes a mess as soon as I start to shampoo. I'm so tired of spending good money on products that do not work.

Finding Ingredients for Natural Cosmetics

Readers' Solutions

Is there a company that sells raw materials (ingredients) for making cosmetics and soaps at a low price and in small quantities? Find the answer here.

Recipes for Homemade Toiletries

Readers' Solutions

She's looking for homemade recipes for deodorant (one that really works!), toothpaste, laundry detergent, mouthwash, and shampoo. Our readers are quick to give their tips on making homemade toiletries that work and won't empty your wallet.

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