Buy or DIY: Pear Hair Care

Buttery, ripe-for-fall pears are rich in sorbitol, a natural sugar compound that moisturizes hair and nourishes the scalp, says Janice Cox, author of "Natural Beauty at Home." Try a simple pear-based treatment once a week to keep strands healthy.

Buy It

Thanks to the soothing properties in pears, they're a great addition to lotions and other body care.

1. Nature's Gate Asian Pear & Red Tea Color Protecting Shampoo has sunflower seed extract for a vitamin- rich shine. $8, natures-gate.com

2. Organic Indulgence Orchard Pear & Fig Body Balm fights free radicals with a moisturizing superfruit mix of goji and ace berries. $5, myorganicindulgence.com

3. 100% Pure Organic Honey Pear Nourishing Body Cream hydrates with a blend of avocado and cocoa butters. $15, 100percentpure.com


Revitalize dull hair -- and give it that shiny, just-walked-out-of-the-salon look with this simple mixture. Combine 1 fresh pear, 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar, and 2 cups water in a blender until smooth. (Pick darker pear varieties like red anjou for the most age-defying antioxidants to help the hair.) Strain the mixture and discard solids. To use, massage through your hair after shampooing and before conditioning. Rinse well.

Read More


More from Beauty

New from Whole Living Daily

Shared On Facebook