Gone are the days when people blindly purchased hair care and skin care products. People have now become responsible and aware of some commonly used ingredients in commercial products that have ill-effects. One of such widely used ingredient is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate which is a foaming agent used in shampoos, facial cleansers, toothpastes, soap bars, etc. basically in any product that foams. Here with are with an all-natural recipe for soap-free shampoo-
Clay- Has cleansing and detoxing properties. Also soaks up excess oil leaving roots refreshed and unclogged.
Apple cider vinegar- Balances scalp pH, cleanses scalp and hair and removes any buildup. Adds a healthy shine.
Honey- Is a natural humectant. Hydrates hair and scalp and also has anti-microbial and anti-dandruff properties.
Tea tree oil- Helps fight dandruff and has anti-microbial properties.
RECIPE FOR SOAP-FREE SHAMPOO:
Things you need-
- Any clay 1/3 cup (Fuller’s earth, Betonite clay, Rhassoul clay etc.)
- 2 tablespoons honey
- Enough apple cider vinegar
- 5 drops tea tree oil
In a bowl, add clay and honey.
Add in enough apple cider vinegar to make a spreadable paste that isn’t very thick.
Add in tea tree oil and mix.
Use this to massage on damp scalp and hair and rinse off thoroughly. You can then condition as usual.