Natural Hair Care Tips Using Baking Soda

If you have long hair, you may find that regular shampoo leaves your your hair very dry and difficult to brush. It’s also too time consuming to wash your hair every day. Here are some natural hair care tips using baking soda that will help revive your hair without washing it every day. You may also find the recipe for a natural baking soda shampoo less drying and cheaper to use than the expensive store brands that are full of chemicals and detergents. Give it a try and see how you like it. Keep in mind that it may take you a couple of tries before you get used to it. Your hair will need to eliminate all this chemical build up.

Soaking up the grease, baking soda hair shampoo cleans and purifies the hair shaft and scalp for that clean, freshly-washed look. baking soda hair shampoo

Here is what you will need for baking soda hair shampoo.

1. apple cider vinegar

2. baking soda

3. water

Mix baking soda and water in a bowl and apply to your dampened hair. Massage for 2-3 minutes and then rinse it off thoroughly. After that mix 1 part of the vinegar with 3 parts of water and apply to your hair. The apple cider vinegar rejuvenates the scalp and adds the extra conditioning and shine to your hair.

Your hair might be greasy at first but the body will with time balance out the oil secretion on your scalp and your scalp will be as dry as it is after a shampoo. The scalp will get used to the baking soda hair shampoo as its main defense against grease. This recipe is perfect for all types of hair, straight, wavy, curly whatever. Just make sure that you use the apple cider vinegar after using the baking soda shampoo.

To give your hair extra shine make sure that you use olive oil or coconut oil treatment weekly. It will moisturize and condition it to prevent split ends. Leave it on overnight for best effects.

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2 Responses to “Natural Hair Care Tips Using Baking Soda

  1. How much baking soda are you supposed to mix with water? And how much apple cider vinegar to how much water??????????

  2. Zaria

    Dear Joyce,
    Depending on the length of your hair use about 2-3 tsp of baking soda and add enough water to make a soft paste. If you have long hair you may need more.
    Vinegar and water is 1 to 3 ratio. Again depending on the length of your hair use about 1/2 cup of vinegar and 1 1/2 cup water.
    Hope this helps.

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