Category Archives: The Innate Life

5 Signs to prep your hair for the winter

Now more than ever, our hair is rapidly losing moisture and its growth is stunted – all because of the colder air! This is why our hair goals for this harsh season are prioritizing moisture and giving extra protection for our hair and scalp. Among the multiple ways you can try to salvage your hair, let’s work through the essential successful habits you must have for your hair to survive and thrive during the cold dry winter.

Scalp Care 101

It’s about time scalp care receives the credit it’s due! In our opinion, scalp care is the new skincare. For many reasons, good scalp care results in healthier, longer and stronger strands. Many people try to achieve healthier hair by applying endless amounts of product to the lengths. However, the scalp is where your hair grows from, therefore that’s where your attention should be focused. We know scalp care has been getting a lot of attention lately in the beauty community so we wanted to create this blog to share our tips and tricks to achieving optimal scalp health. Continue reading to learn more!

How to treat Alopecia – The natural way

Alopecia is a condition where the cycle of hair production is interrupted. This condition causes hair loss that is typically seen on the scalp, however, it can also be seen anywhere else on the body as well. You will typically see hair receding at the hairline or through missing patches around your scalp.

5 signs you need a scalp reset

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A scalp reset is a term we use when the scalp is needing some extra love and clarification. We put so many products on our scalp and hair that it’s bound to end up feeling exhausted. The scalp is actually skin (but thicker) and needs the same amount of care! Product build-up and irritation are just a few things your scalp can experience if you’ve gone too long without some scalp care.

Get glowing Skin this Summer: DIY Serums for every skin type!

All-Natural and Non-Toxic Oil Blends You Can Make Yourself For Glowing Skin all Summer Long

How often have you purchased skin or hair products solely based on the packaging, or the clever copywriting found on the label? Before switching to natural, we were guilty of this too. It’s not uncommon to disregard the ingredient list or even know what these ingredients mean. Living a more non-toxic lifestyle means being a bit more selective when it comes to ingredients; choosing herbs and plant oils over synthetic compounds and toxic fragrance.

5 common Hair washing mistakes


Have you ever thought about the way you wash your hair? We’ve been washing our hair our entire life so it’s not uncommon to double-think the way we’re doing it. Turns out, there are a few things that you could be doing wrong! We’ll be breaking down 5 of the most common mistakes that you could be making during your wash. Continue reading to learn more!

Find your Hair Type + Product Recommendations

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Knowing your hair type is crucial for improving the health of your overall hair. Once you have properly determined your hair type, you can then add in the appropriate products into your hair care routine. Before getting started, it is important to remember to redetermine your hair type at least once or twice a year as our hair texture can change. It’s also important to tune into your hair daily to see what it may be needing. For instance, your oily hair can appear dry on the occasion and this is when you should go in with a different approach to counteract this. Also, if you are changing from climate to climate, your hair texture will most definitely be adjusting as well. Applying the appropriate product(s) at the right time will allow your hair to continuously thrive, allowing for healthier vibrant hair. Follow this quick guide below to help determine which hair type + texture you have.

DIY: All-Natural Acne Cleanser

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Despite what you see on social media, my skin is far from perfect. In fact, I’ve had consistent adult acne for about 3 years now and it’s proven itself to be much deeper than just skin-deep. While I’m working on fixing this issue internally, I am confident to say I’ve found a routine that works – on the surface – to reduce active acne and the inflammation that comes along with it.

Haircare and Protein Explained

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If you are as into haircare as us, you know there has been lots of talk about protein circulating the internet. In this blog, we will be diving deep into all things protein and hair. We will cover the basics including the pros and cons of protein, as well as the controversial topic of ‘protein overload‘. We’ll also be sharing tips to determine if your hair needs protein, as well as some product recommendations. Rest assured, there is nothing to be afraid of!

How to Prevent Frizzy Hair

You’d think by now, we’d all have frizz under control, however, it’s not that simple. With all the hair knowledge out there, frizz always seems to be the one reoccurring hair concern for all hair types. That is because frizz is a complicated hair ‘issue’ as it can be created and encouraged without even knowing. It can also come down to the timing in which you apply heat or styling products. (exhausting right?) It often leads to lots of frustration and frizz fatigue. This is why we’ve compiled different ways to stop the occurrence of frizz and flyaways. It’s about time we stop frizz in its tracks and conquer the bandit(s) for good!

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