Baking soda is super versatile, it can be used around your house for cleaning or cooking, or even for treating certain medical issues. But have you ever though about putting it in your hair?
Yep, that’s right. For your hair baking soda has some amazing benefits! In place of your regular shampoo you can use it to give your locks a boost. It’s a safe and affordable product that naturally cleanses and leaves your hair feeling healthy.Check out some of the benefits of using baking soda on your hair if you’re skeptical!
1. Baking Soda Removes Product Residue
Any leftover residue from your hair products, baking soda will help remove. Leftover remains from hair spray, shampoo, conditioner can weigh down your hair and make it greasy. Baking soda is the perfect remedy to making sure your hair is actually clean.
2. Baking Soda Removes Chlorine
You probably know that chlorine can damage your hair if you’re a frequent swimmer. It can even change the color of your hair! Baking soda is amazing in removing chlorine from your hair and scalp, protecting it against damage.
3. Baking Soda Promotes Hair Growth
It can stunt hair growth when your hair is weighed down with residue or chemicals. Baking soda will clean your hair better than shampoo! Using baking soda can help your hair grow long and strong and get rid of any extra dirt !
Here’s how to use baking soda shampoo to clean your scalp and hair:
At a 1 to 3 ratio mix baking soda and water and put in a small squeeze bottle. The more hair you have, the more you’ll need. Use 1 tablespoon of baking soda and 6 tablespoons of water for shoulder-length hair.
You can use baking soda on wet hair, or you can use it on dry hair. Work the mixture in starting at your roots, and move it through to the end of your hair.
For a few minutes let the mix sit on your hair, then wash it off using warm water.
Rinse your hair with a mixture of apple cider vinegar and water. The ratio should be 1 to 4.
If you’d like add a few drops of essential oil .
Tilt your head backward to apply the apple cider vinegar mix and to avoid getting apple cider vinegar in your eyes.
Baking soda is safe, chemical-free and affordable. It’s the perfect scrub to revitalize your hair, especially when it’s looking a little drab or feeling greasy. For a how-to check out the video below!