Natural Alternative for the Cold and Flu Season…

Well the cold and flu season upon us.  Some of you may want to try a natural alternative.  When I’m not feeling well I like to enjoy a hot bath with blend of dried flowers, nourishing herbs and therapeutic essential oils.  breathing and soaking in all that steam.  Besides that it has Epsom salts to ease you aching body.

You might want to try these bath teas.  What is a bath tea.  It is just like a tea bag, but for your bath.  It is filled with herb, flowers, salts and essential oils.

Our Herbal Bath Tea – Cold and Flu Blend with European Dead Sea Salts, combine the benefits of the direct application of herbal nutrients to the skin with aromatherapy and the soothing properties of the bath.

This blend of dried flowers, nourishing herbs and therapeutic essential oils helps to support the immune system at the onset of a cold or flu.

Enjoy a relaxing herbal bath by soaking this European Spa & Bath Tea bag in a bathtub filled with warm water. Breath in the herbal steam for aromatherapy.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

Therapeutic blend of flowers, herbs, vitamins and essential oils selected for their immune-strengthening, antiviral and antibacterial properties
Helps to support immune system at onset of cold or flu
Fresh, minty scent soothes the sinuses and helps to relieve congestion

Directions:
Place tea bag in a warm bath. Soak the herbal tea bag for about 20 minutes until its aroma is released in the water.

Tea is not for drinking, bathing only.

Ingredients:
Pimpinella Anisum (Anise) Seed, Rubus Fructicosus (Blackberry) Leaf, Calendula Officinalis, Sambucus Nigra Flower, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root, Melissa Officinalis (Lemon Balm), Linum Usitatissmum (Linseed) Seed, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf, Mentha Spicata (Spearmint) Leaf, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Leaf, Achillea Millefolium, Dead Sea Salt, Epsom Salt.

Contents: 2 Tea Bags. Dimensions: 4″ x 6″ bag approximately 8 oz.

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A Facial You Need to Try….

If you love lush bars, you’re going to love our Charcoal Soap. Our charcoal face bar ideal for combination or oily skin, our mildly exfoliating charcoal facial soap makes quick work of excess oil to leave your skin matte and super clean.

Our Activated Charcoal Bentonite Clay Facial Soap is made by hand in small batches. It gently cleanses, moisturizes, lathers, and smells luxuriously luscious. Add this Natural Skin Care to your daily routine for half the cost of commercial soaps.

To create this soap bar, The Chocolate Chicken uses natural ingredients. Each bar of soap bar is made with Goat Milk, Honey, Activated Charcoal, Bentonite Clay, Saponified Oils (coconut oil, olive oil, avocado, palm oil, shea butter, castor oil and essential oils). We super-fat the soap with avocado oil so it only hardens 90% of the bar, leaving the avocado oil to immediately moisturize.

Activated charcoal will not harm your skin, which makes it a good addition to your cleansing routine. If you suffer from dry skin, use charcoal soap to replace harsher cleansers. For adults with mild acne, a charcoal cleanser can help prevent outbreaks.

Bentonite clay is another great clay that can be added to soap. It also has an amazing capacity to absorb toxins from the body making it great for oily and acne-prone skin. It is composed of volcanic ash. This soap does not contain any chemically produced scents or dyes.

All of our soaps and shampoo bars are paraben, sulfate and silicone free

We recommend keeping your soap dry between uses to help extend the life of the bar.

Dimensions: 3″diameter 1″thick
Each bar is a generous 4 ounces. All of our bars are hand cut, size and color may vary. $6.95

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Lets Talk Beards….

Beard Balm is the perfect solution for the people that have excessively dry beard hair or extra long hair. Men and Women alike love the feel of a soft beard.

The softness of the beard is very important for the healthy growth.  It takes some intentional TLC to grow and maintain a strong and healthy beard.  Beard balm is simply a leave-in conditioner that moisturizes, conditions, softens and helps style your beard. Most beard balms contain shea butter for softening and moisturizing and beeswax  for sealing in moisture.

Our Burly Beard Balm is a all natural bees wax based product which contains Coconut oil and Shea Butter that helps nourish your beard and bring back the natural softness you beard needs.

 

Coconut oil is also added to help shield hair proteins, seal in moisture, improve blood circulation, contain antibacterial and anti fungal properties and provides nutrients for the hair.

Shea Butter has been used for years in both skin care and hair care including our beard balm, because it is good for beards! It is rich in vitamins A, E and F and also provides the skin with essential fatty acids and the nutrients necessary for collagen production.Shea Butter is good for your skin as it has anti-inflammatory qualities helping to reduce itchiness and rashes.

Beard balms are often scented with blends of natural essential oils instead of fragrances. Synthetic Fragrances can make a beard brittle and dry.  We use a quality essential oils in our beard balm

Directions: Beard Balm is best used after a shower apply to a dry beard for conditioning and light-medium styling. rub throughout your beard and then style as usual. A small amount will go a long way, if your beard is feeling greasy, you have used too much.

Ingredients: Organic Coconut Oil, Shea Butter, Organic Natural Bees Wax, Essential Oils Sandalwood and Lemongrass.

Dimensions: Dimensions: 2 7/16″ in diameter & 13/16″ in depth
Volume 2 oz. $9.95
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Solid Conditioner Bars? Yes!

If you are looking for a conditioner bar that will take you hair care to another level you have found it. This hair conditioner bar is like a lotion bar for hair. It will leave your hair feeling so soft and silky, you can even use it as a detangler or leave in conditioner.

Madagascar Vanilla Conditioner Bar has an absolutely addictive blend of Madagascar Vanilla enhanced with notes of African pear, wild jasmine and white sandalwood.

Avocado oil is chocked full of vitamins A, D, E and B6, avocado is also high in proteins, amino acids, magnesium, folic acid, copper and iron

Using an avocado conditioner promotes hair that feels soft and is more elastic. The high-fat content of avocados makes hair less dry and prone to breakage. After washing your hair with shampoo, apply the avocado conditioner and leave for five to 10 minutes before rinsing with warm water.

Our hair conditioner bar is made with a combination of hair and skin loving oils making it great for use on all hair types. Our Bars are easier on your hair than commercially made products. Nothing beats natural and handmade!
All our bars are sulfate and paraben free.

Made with cocoa butter, shea butter, incroquat (behentrimonium chloride), cetyl alcohol, olive, coconut and avocado oil.

Simply wet both the bar and your hair, and rub it between your hands, then use them to spread it over your hair. You can rub the bar itself along your hair it’ll feel like normal conditioner in your hair, because the incroquat gives you that slippery feel, detangles and softens your hair and reduces static electricity. Cocoa butter tames and nourishes, as does the natural oils. The cetyl alcohol works as an emulsifier and thickener.

Keeping the bar dry in between washes will make the bar last longer.

Perfect for traveling especially by airline.

Dimensions: 3″diameter 1″thick weight 4 oz.
All of our bars are hand cut, size and color may vary.

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Deep Conditioning Henna Shampoo with Aloe Vera and Rich French Green Clay

This Deep Conditioning Henna Shampoo- Vegan friendly – Curly Hair Shampoo Bar cleanses and restores natural oils and life to your curly hair. Rich antioxidants conditions and hydrates hair for a smooth result.

Enjoy the Benefits from Organic Henna, Organic Aloe Vera and Rich French Green Clay.

This Shampoo bar can be used for all Hair types, but I especially made this bar for the extra conditioning properties for curly dry hair.

Now lets talk Porosity-
Porosity is your hair’s ability to absorb and retain moisture, oils, or chemicals like color. Low, medium, and high are different degrees of porosity. Due to damaging habits such as mechanical manipulation and color treatment, many with curly hair deal with high porosity hair.

Henna is a natural deep conditioner that coats the hair shaft, seals in moisture and natural oils, tightens the cuticle, enhances body, adds loads of shine and makes hair silky soft.
Since henna coats the hair shaft and tightens and closes the cuticle, hair is smoother, there is less tangling, hair is stronger and more resilient, and light is better reflected which creates a vibrant shine. Henna helps soften highly textured, coarse curly hair and its natural antifungal and antibacterial properties may help with dandruff, scaly scalp and excess shedding.

Coconut Oil is a great option for penetrating the hair shaft and sealing in moisture. It comes from the flesh of mature coconuts and has a multitude of health benefits for skin and hair. Great for reducing frizz and fighting . Coconut oil is one of the first oils someone with damaged hair should try.

Shea butter is a all-natural plant based butter. It is very nutritious since it contains lot of vitamins like A,E,K and F. Shea butter is rich in fatty acids (that’s vitamin F) that makes it a super duper sealant.

Castor oil has natural antibacterial and antifungal properties and is high in Vitamin E, minerals, proteins, and Omega 6 and 9 beneficial fatty acids. Its unusually high ricinoleic acid ratio makes it beneficial to skin and hair.
Castor oil can be used on the scalp to help prevent and remedy hair loss and it is effective at this for several reasons. It’s antibacterial and anti fungal properties make it beneficial against follliculitus, dandruff and scalp infections and its ricinoleic acid content helps increase circulation to the scalp and improve hair growth.
Ricinoleic acid is also said to help balance scalp pH which can also help replenish the scalp’s natural oils and undo some of the damage of harsh chemical hair products (and even damage from no-poo, due to over alkalinity). The antioxidants in castor oil also support the keratin in hair and help make hair stronger, smoother and less frizzy.

Avocados are high in vitamins B and E, which work at the cellular level to protect and strengthen hair. Vitamin B is essential for hair growth. Vitamin E helps repair damage on the scalp, which may slow or prevent hair growing. Healthy hair grows half an inch every month. Using avocado in a conditioner or as a hair mask are the best ways to promote regular hair growth.

Aloe vera contains vitamins A, C, and E. All three of these vitamins contribute to cell turnover, promoting healthy cell growth and shiny hair. Vitamin B-12 and folic acid are also contained in aloe vera gel. Both of these components can keep your hair from falling out.
Aloe vera cleanses the hair follicle efficiently, stripping off extra sebum (oil) and residue from other hair products. But aloe vera doesn’t hurt your hair strands while it cleans. Unlike other chemicals in hair products, aloe vera is gentle and preserves the integrity of your hair.
Using aloe vera is a great way to get hair that looks healthier, shinier, and softer.

French Green Clay, Also known as sea clay, French green clay contains a variety of healing elements, including magnesium, calcium, and potassium, among others. It is often used in spa treatments, including facials and body masks, because it is great for removing dead skin cells.
The clay can also be used to cleanse oily hair types—it will draw dirt, oils, and toxins from the hair.

To create this shampoo bar, The Chocolate Chicken uses natural ingredients. Each bar of shampoo bar is made with saponified oils ( Organic Coconut oil, Sustainable Palm, Castor Oil, Organic Sunflower Oil, Organic Shea butter, Canola Oil, Organic Avocado, Essential oils and fragrance) Henna Powder, Aloe Vera Powder and French Green Clay.

All of our shampoo bars are handmade in small batches and are paraben, silicone, sulfate free.

If you’re new to shampoo bars, you may notice that your hair behaves differently at first. It is normal for your hair to go through a transition period when switching from liquid shampoos to solid bar shampoos which don’t strip the scalp as liquid shampoos do. It will be different for everyone – anywhere from one week to a month. Some people never notice a transition period at all.

Our henna shampoo bars are not as strong as a pure henna treatment.
We have had a number of people with dyed hair use our henna bars without any problems.
That being said, all hair and hair dye is not created equal…so to be safe, try a test strand before using on your whole head.

Perfect for traveling especially by airline.

Dimensions: 3″diameter 1″thick weight 4 oz.
All of our bars are hand cut, size and color may vary.

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