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11 Old Fashioned Beauty Treatments Grandma Used That You Should Too

Rodale's Organic Life Logo By Larell Scardelli of Rodale's Organic Life | Slide 1 of 11: <p>Samuella Becker’s grandmother came to the U.S as a teenager from Romania and passed down many beauty remedies: “The one that stands out the most, is her rushing to put out big basins in her Akron, Ohio, backyard whenever it rained,” Becker reminisces. “Then, before the mosquitoes set in, she would get the basins and rinse her thick, luxurious hair. When she died at 96, she only had a few grays and kept it in braids; it was so long.” </p><p><strong>Try it: </strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0033VJ04K/ref=as_li_tf_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=rodalesorganiclife-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B0033VJ04K&ascsubtag=%5BASIN%7CB0033VJ04K%5Bnid%7C126341%5Bvid%7C476551%5Bbrand%7CROL%5Butm%7C">Good Ideas Rain Wizard Rain Barrel</a></p><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/home/3-diy-natural-home-cleaners-just-like-grandma-used-to-make">3 DIY Natural Home Cleaners Just Like Grandma Used To Make</a></strong></p>

Rain water for long hair

Samuella Becker’s grandmother came to the U.S as a teenager from Romania and passed down many beauty remedies: “The one that stands out the most, is her rushing to put out big basins in her Akron, Ohio, backyard whenever it rained,” Becker reminisces. “Then, before the mosquitoes set in, she would get the basins and rinse her thick, luxurious hair. When she died at 96, she only had a few grays and kept it in braids; it was so long.”

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