DIY Clay Shampoo to Detox Hair

DIY Clay Shampoo to Detox Hair

A detox shampoo aids in getting rid of dust and grime, product build-up from the hair, excess oil to deep clean the scalp for a healthy hair growth. Homemade recipes are best for detoxifying your hair as they are easy to make and contains natural ingredients for healthy hair.

DIY Clay Shampoo to Detox Hair

Benefits of Clay for hair –

  • Bentonite clay works as a magnet to draw metals and toxins out of the hair.
  • Helps to deep clean the hair and get rid of product build up.
  • It nourishes the hair follicles and strengthens hair.
  • Repairs damaged hair and prevent dry hair.

Clay Clarifying Shampoo – 

Things You’ll Need:

  • Bentonite clay 1/4 cup
  • Mild Shampoo or castile soap 1 cup


  1. Combine bentonite clay and shampoo to make a clarifying shampoo and mix it thoroughly in a non-metal bowl.
  2. There may be clumps of clay, ensure that they are broken down and thoroughly mixed into the shampoo.
  3. Apply this shampoo to get best results and clean your hair well with cold water. Cold water is best because it helps the hair cuticle close.
  4. Can be followed with ACV rinse to restore scalp pH.
  5. This shampoo peels off the dead skin cells and refreshes the hair. Use this just once every 2 weeks.


Coconut Milk Clay Shampoo  – 


  • 1 tablespoon of clay
  • 2 tbsp water or coconut milk
  • 5 drops lavender oil
  • Non-metal bowl & spatula


  • Mix all the ingredients in a non-metal bowl.
  • Wet your hair and squeeze out the excess water.
  • Section off the hair and apply the paste to the scalp.
  • Massage the mixture and leave it on for few mins before you rinse it off with cool water.


Patch test before use.

DIY Clay Shampoo to Detox Hair