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diy pumpkin hair mask!

Splitting Hairs
Dry, wintry locks drink up pumpkin’s natural moisturizers. Just ask The Colour Room stylist/colorist/makeup artist Brian Kalz. His DIY hair mask includes jojoba and olive oils (prized for their protecting and smoothing abilities) and a dash of lemon to brighten, freshen, and revitalize.

Note: For best results, use organic ingredients.

Brian Kalz’s At-Home Hair Mask
Makes one application

1 c. cooked fresh pumpkin, cubed (can use canned in a bind)
4 tbsp. coconut oil
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. olive oil
1 tbsp. jojoba oil (optional)
1 squirt regular conditioner (makes the mask easier to wash out)

1. In a bowl, mix all ingredients.

2. Apply mask evenly to hair and scalp (avoid scalp if you’re on the oily side); wrap in a hot, damp towel for 10 minutes (even better if you’re already soaking in the tub). Rinse well.

The Colour Room, 3517 North Lincoln Avenue, at Hermitage Avenue (773-456-4464 or thecolourroom.net).

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The Colour Room
3517 N Lincoln Ave
@ Hermitage Ave
Chicago, IL 60657