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Treat Your Hair With Cucumber, Lemon, Baking Soda And Shikakai

While you can’t prevent yourself from taking advantage of different hair styling products and tools, you should be aware about their harmful effects on your hair and scalp. And the best way to treat your hair is to do a detox. You can utilize the lockdown time to detox your tresses of all the chemicals you have drained on them.  

Also, you don’t have to go to a salon for a hair detox as it is lockdown but you can do a perfect hair detox at home. There are many ways of doing a hair detox at home and you can follow any of those ways at your home. Also, you won’t need any help for doing a hair detox at home.  

Cucumber and lemon juice

Peel a cucumber and cut it into very small pieces so that it blends well with lemon juice that you will add to the peeled cumber pieces. You can make it more nutritious by adding a few drops of an essential hair oil to it. Apply the paste to your hair and leave it to work on your hair and scalp. Wash your hair shampoo and conditioner after 20 minutes. This juice contains citric acid that is good for removing dandruff and solving dryness issues of scalp. 

Baking soda

It is for those that have oily scalp. Baking soda paste will unclog all the pores of your scalp to allow the excess oil to drain when washed. You need taking 1/4th cup of baking soda and mixing it with lukewarm water. It will become a thick paste. You can message your scalp with this paste and let the baking soda sit on your head for about a minute after which you can wash your hair and scalp with a mild shampoo. And you can do it every week.

Coconut mix shampoo

The ingredients needed for making the shampoo include 1/3rd cup castile soap, 1/4th cup coconut oil, two vitamin E capsules and 15 drops of essential oil. Also, you need a glass bottle to mix all the ingredients. When ready, you can give a healthy massage to your hair and scalp and rinse the shampoo with lukewarm water. This shampoo works as an antioxidant in addition to nourishing hair and scalp.

Shikakai

Using shikakai is an ayurvedic way of treating hair and scalp. Take 2 teaspoonful of shikakai powder and mix it with water and a few drops of essential oil and apply it gently on your wet scalp. Allow it to sit on your scalp for at least 30 minutes before you wash the lotion with a shampoo. You will see magical effect of this ayurvedic treatment on your hair and scalp. Also, you can repeat it every week.

Final thoughts

There could be little difficult in making a cucumber and lemon juice or using baking soda for a hair detox. Also, you can buy shikakai to clean your hair of the gunk they have accumulated. And you can follow the detox process once in a week to keep your hair clean and nourished.