The chemicals and toxins building up on your scalp following use of hair styling products and exposure to environmental pollutants are major causes of hair damage, poor hair growth and excess hair fall. The hair care industry makes billions and billions of dollars each year worldwide, but you don’t have to contribute to it if you don’t want to. It’s possible to make your own detox treatments to strip your scalp of the built up chemicals and toxins and reveal it’s naturally clean self. Read on to know more:
Fill a bucket with water and leave it overnight. Next morning, add lemon juice to it. Wash your hair with this water. It will rinse out dirt/oil and detoxify your strands.
You may find sea salts displayed on your kitchen nook that you can use as home remedy to detoxify your hair. Sea salts contain valuable minerals known for detoxifying and cleansing the skin. To make a sea salt bath mix one cup of sea salt with two cups of bicarbonate soda and mix with one cup of apple cider vinegar. Soak the hair with the mixture for at least five minutes. Rinse and shampoo hair.
Get a little amount of baking soda in your palm and add a few drops of water to prepare a paste. Massage the paste on your hair and scalp. Now, dilute apple cider vinegar in warm water and rinse your hair with it while massaging your scalp.
LEMON AND CUCUMBER SHAMPOO
The lemon in this will get your scalp nice and clean, as the citric acid will go to work. The cucumber will give a cooling effect and calms things down. The recipe is really easy and basically is conveyed through the title.
How to use: Juice 2 big lemons and keep aside. Combine sliced 2 cucumbers and lemon juice and blend till smooth paste is formed. Use it like your regular shampoo with extra massaging. Top 15 homemade shampoo recipes for every hair type >>
Use a generous amount of raw honey after the ACV rinse. While your hair is completely wet, massage the raw honey through your hair; let it sit for a few minutes and rinse.
The use of coconut milk means that you’re going to be giving your hair a burst of nutrients and fats that can help it to grow. The use of coconut milk as a hair treatment is well-documented, which is why it shows up repeatedly in at-home shampoo recipes and DIY detox hair treatments.
How to use: You may use store bought coconut milk but it is always best to make your own coconut milk! You need 1 cup coconut milk and 10 drops essential oil of your choice. Combine these 2 ingredients and add 1 cup water to dilute the mixture. Wash your hair with this solution after shampooing.