Hair Secrets from around the World - 10

India is a hidden gem when it comes to beauty secrets, from women blending turmeric and honey to spread on their bodies to foods flavored with herbs and spices packed with anti-oxidants. I mentioned in a previous post how Indian women use coconut oil on their hair as a treatment to keep it healthy and soft. Many women from all over the world purchase real hair extensions, but aren't aware of where they come from. The most desirable hair for extensions comes from India; with 25% coming from a Hindu temple where women shave their heads in sacrifice for their religious beliefs. The temple makes 18 million dollars a year selling the hair, which then goes helps to pay for food supplied to the poor that visit the temple on a daily basis. No wonder they take such good care of their locks.