Every woman wishes her hair looks healthy and shiny, to achieve this they spend tons on hair care products. But did you know if your scalp is unhealthy and full of toxins it will hamper the growth quality of your hair? Because your scalp is like the soil on which your hair grows. Your hair needs deep cleansing to get rid of all the build-up caused by daily use of hair sprays, shampoo and conditioners. Here are 5 scalp detox recipes you can try at home...
- Sea salt scalp scrub
- Baking soda mask
- Deep cleansing detox shampoo
- Honey and cinnamon tonic
- Stimulating scalp massage
Sea salt scalp scrub
Sea salt gently scrubs away dead skin cells and product build-up from your scalp. After a single use, your scalp will feel much cleaner and healthier; it also adds shine and volume to the hair. Mix 1 tablespoon of sea salt with your shampoo and add 1 teaspoon of olive oil to it. Apply this to wet scalp and hair and rinse with cold water. Repeat not more than once or twice a month.
Baking soda mask
Sodium bicarbonate or baking soda has been around for the longest time due to its extraordinary cleansing properties. A natural antibacterial and antifungal formula, it exfoliates the scalp and lifts away impurities. Add 1 tablespoon baking soda with 1 cup plain water, you can add a few drops of lavender essential oil to this mixture. Massage the mixture on wet hair and scalp and rinse after a few minutes.
Deep cleansing detox shampoo
Using a deep cleansing detoxifying shampoo is one of the easiest ways to get rid of daily residue build up. The Tresemme Botanique Detox & Restore Shampoo gently cleanses and purifies hair and scalp to nourish and repair damaged hair.
Honey and cinnamon tonic
Honey moisturises hair and maintains the pH balance of the scalp, while cinnamon removes impurities due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Add half teaspoon cinnamon powder to 1 tablespoon honey and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Massage the mixture into the scalp and wash off after 10-15 minutes.
Stimulating scalp massage
Scalp massages not only promote blood circulation but they also allow your blood to detox by carrying away toxins from the scalp. It supplies nutrients and oxygen to your hair roots.