How to Make Your Organic Shampoo?

How to Make Your Organic ShampooHave you ever thought that there is a pretty good reason why organic products are twice as expensive as the standard ones? That’s applicable not only for fruits and vegetables but also for cosmetic products. Even if your beauty product smells good, it does not mean it is free of potentially dangerous ingredients that can cause skin irritations. As far as shampoos are concerned, there are literally hundreds of brands claiming that their product can do miracles with dry, oily or tangled hair. If you are concerned about the ingredients of these shampoos, you’d better keep reading and get familiar with a couple of easy to prepare homemade shampoo recipes. They are as effective as the shampoos on the shelf at the supermarket, but their advantage is that they are less expensive and they are made of natural ingredients only.

  • Believe it or not, baking soda is not used only as an efficient method of cleaning your rugs until it`s time to call the professionals in carpet cleaning. In point of fact, the most basic homemade shampoo recipe is a simple solution of water and baking soda. It is used for rinsing your hair after shampooing and for improving the overall health of the scalp. It is also said to treat dandruff although its effect is defined as sporadic.

  • Remember how you saved up from a professional end of tenancy cleaning because you pulled your sleeves up and cleaned the kitchen appliances with a mixture of baking soda and lemon juice? Yes, lemon juice will not do as great as the experts would but we should admit that it has fantastic cleansing properties and if it manages to clean your greasy oven, it should definitely help you remove the excessive oil from the roots of your hair. However, you will also need the nourishing properties of the cucumber to come to your rescue. What you need to do is to peel one lemon and one cucumber and mix them well by putting them together in the kitchen robot. The thick paste you get is used as a natural shampoo. Apply to your hair, scrub well and then rinse thoroughly.

  • If you have a dry hair, you are probably sick and tired of buying expensive hair products that would make it look neat and shiny. If the deep conditioning products temporary remedy the situation and you are determined to restore its softness, go ahead and try the following homemade recipe. The ingredients you need are 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar, 1 cup of liquid castile soap (if you can get organic, it would be great), 1 tbsp of tea tree essential oil and ¼ cup of water. Mix the ingredients well and apply as a regular hair shampoo.

  • If you have dandruff, you probably feel embarrassed and the only hairstyle you dare to show in public places is the ponytail. Dandruff is a serious problem that requires your urgent attention. If you failed in finding an appropriate shampoo that would remedy the situation, try the following recipe that will help you get rid of dandruff. You will need equal parts of distilled water and liquid castile soap as well as half a cup of grapeseed. You will also need 3tbsp of apple juice and 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar. Last but not least, you have to add 6 cloves of garlic, but make sure they are finely processed. Mix all ingredients and put them in the food processor. Use the smooth paste as a shampoo.

  • If you have oily hair and you have no choice but to wash it every day, you should find a solution soon. Excessive washing makes the hair too thin, not to mention it becomes prone to getting dirty too fast. Anyway, here is your solution for oily hair. What you need is 2 tbsp of lemon juice, 1 tbsp of  and half a cup of liquid castile soap. Mix the ingredients and there you have it – a great smelling, effective, toxic free remedy for oily hair. It is important to mention that these quantities of the ingredients would be enough for washing your hair once or twice. If you want to prepare a shampoo for the whole week or month, double or triple the quantity of the ingredients as needed.

Even if you prefer to stick to your favourite shampoo, you can still take advantage of some home remedies that would make your hair as glossy as silk. Rinsing your hair with beer or making a homemade mask of vinegar, honey and yoghurt would strengthen it. However, it will take some time for the remedies to take effect. Do not expect the lemon juice or white vinegar to restore the beauty of your hair at once. Depending on the condition of your hair, it might take a month till you see the first positive results.

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