10 Simple Home Remedies To Detox Your Hair
Most of the women, young or old, are obsessed with hair care. It is not difficult to attract women to hair care products that claim some of the most unattainable and unrealistic results for ideally beautiful hair. Some women are so obsessed that they keep on trying different hair care treatments every now and then for different hair problems.
However, these hair treatments, like coloring and rebounding, involve the use of harsh chemicals that affect the hair quality in the long run. Well, hair detox is the perfect solution for most hair problems.
So, would you like to know more? Keep reading.
What Is Natural Hair Detox?
The widespread pollutants in the air and chemicals in various styling treatments on hair lead to the build up of chemicals and toxins over the scalp skin (1). This further leads to stunted and damaged hair growth, accompanied by excessive hair fall. This is where hair detox comes to the rescue.
Many salons offer effective hair detox. However, these detox treatments may cost a lot. Hair detoxification at home is one of the most effective methods to cleanse the scalp in a natural yet effective manner.
There are many hair detox remedies that can be prepared and applied easily at home. The greatest benefit of doing hair detox at home is that these do not have any side effects. Some of these effective detox shampoo recipes are provided below. These homemade detoxification shampoos are effective in cleaning up the impurities that might be left behind while using the conventional shampoos.
1. Cucumber And Lemon Shampoothie:
Lemon and cucumber are a great combination. While citric acid present in lemon helps to effectively cleanse the scalp, cucumber provides a calming effect by neutralizing the reactions. This recipe works best on dry and itchy scalp.
To prepare, remove the skin of the cucumber and lemon. Cut them into small pieces. Add an essential oil of your choice and blend to get a runny liquid. If required, strain the liquid. Use like a shampoo followed by a cold rinse.
2. The All Natural pH-Balanced Shampoo:
This shampoo is quite effective in controlling the pH level of the hair. It provides all the benefits of coconut milk and Aloe Vera – moisturization, softness, clean scalp and lustrous locks.
To prepare, mix coconut milk with pure Aloe Vera gel and essential oil in a bowl. Whisk thoroughly for a complete blend. Pour this mixture into ice trays and put into the freezer. Use these cubes as shampoo for effective detoxification. If you get a waxy feel after use, follow it with a vinegar rinse.
3. Clay And Aloe Detox Hair Mask:
This remedy includes bentonite clay that sticks effectively and absorbs the toxins and impurities effectively. Use of Aloe Vera gel provides the required moisture.
To prepare, mix bentonite clay with Aloe Vera and apple cider vinegar and apply onto your hair. Let it stay for about thirty minutes. Conclude with a vinegar rinse after using this hair detox home remedy.
4. Coconut Milk Shampoo:
Use of coconut milk indicates a shower of nutrients and fats for effective hair growth.
To prepare, mix coconut milk, coconut oil soap, and 2 tsp sweet almond oil in a jar and shake well. Pour the liquid into a bottle and use as desired.
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