Our crowning glory has to deal with a lot of grime and dust every day. Other than the pollution, the heat and styling it gets damaged even by residue of shampoo and conditioners that we make use of to keep it clean and healthy. This makes the hair dull and exanimate. Your hair needs to be detoxed at this time.
Hair needs a detox when your hair needs a fresh start. If the layer of sediment and grime is not removed your hair would be deprived of the advantage of a regular hair care too. Though a complete detox may take some time the difference would be felt from the time you start.
There Are Many Kinds Of Hair Detox
1. Baking Soda
Take half a cup of baking soda and 3 cups of hot water. Blend baking powder in hot water and keep it. Cleanse your tresses until it is fully wet. Pour the mixture on your hair and make it run through your hair. Massage the scalp for some time and wash out and apply conditioner to authenticate the detox. Raw honey also is a good conditioner. The warm water will revoke your cuticles and let it experience a deep cleansing process. Baking soda flushes out the accumulation of oils, product build up and dandruff from the hair shafts and scalp. You can use the detox weekly or biweekly depending on the texture of your hair.
2. Apple Cider Vinegar
You will need a quarter cup of apple cider vinegar and two cups of water. Mix the apple cider vinegar with the water and make a solution of it. You may shampoo and condition your tresses as you usually do and pour the mixture on your hair so that it pours through your hair but do not rinse it with plain water. Just leave it like that. Apple cider vinegar cleanses the hair without depriving it of the natural oils of the hair. This is an easy way to detox the hair and it performs the best when you rinse it after using sulfate free shampoos.
3. Sea Salt Clarifying Shampoo
Take two parts of sea salt that is coarse and one part of shampoo in a container and mix them together to make your do it yourself clarifying shampoo. Massage it into the hair till it lathers up and then rinse it off with cool water. The salt and shampoo mix will exfoliate and get rid of dead skin cells and cleanse the hair of any product residue that could damage your hair.
4. Honey Shampoo
Take one tablespoon of raw honey and three tablespoons filtered water and essential oils that you like and if you like only. Combine the honey and water and make a mixture and wet the hair and work in with the mixture. Focus attention on the scalp and then down to the tips. You may rinse it off with lukewarm water. You may use a ACV rinse to wash out the honey. Honey helps to keep the hair moisturized and soft. You will realize the change that the transition brings to your hair after you switch to honey shampoo from a chemical shampoo.
5. Coconut Milk Shampoo
Take a quarter cup of coconut milk, one thirds cup of castile soap, two capsules of vitamin E oil and 15 to 20 drops of fragrant essential oils. Mix all the above said and keep it in a bottle or a bottle with a pump. Wet the hair and work it with the mixture as you would do with the shampoo as usual. Focus on your scalp and work it down through your hair to the tips. This solution has tremendous levels of protein and antioxidants. Castile soap is an efficient cleanser that helps to remove product residue. A switch over to natural shampoo from the regular one will revolutionize the hair in just a few weeks.
6. Cucumber And Lemon
Take a big lemon and one medium sized cucumber with some essential oil. Skin the lemon and cucumber and cut them into small pieces. Blend them with the essential oil that you prefer. Use the mixture instead of your shampoo. The citric acid in the lemon cleans the scalp and the cucumber mollifies it. It is an excellent detox for oily scalps. It gets rid of residue, dandruff and grease to promote growth of healthy hair.
Take two tablespoons of shikakai powder and water. Take enough water to mix with the shikakai powder to make a paste. Wet hair and apply the shikakai paste on it focusing on the scalp. Massage the scalp for two minutes and work it out on your hair thoroughly. Rinse it off with cool water.
8. Cinnamon Detox Mask
Take half a teaspoon of cinnamon with one teaspoon of baking soda and two tablespoons of olive oil. Mix the given ingredients in a vessel till it becomes smooth. Now massage the mixture onto the scalp and down through your hair applying it in sections. Leave it on you r hair for about twenty minutes and then wash off.