Updated: Sep 19
Baking soda has a PH from 8-9 when mixed with water so it helps raise the cuticles and remove buildup.
Bentonite clay is like sand and are able to trap small particles and positively charged ions. It makes it easy to be washed away.
Rhassoul Clay It can also remove heavy metal toxins like lead. It's much gentler than shampoo.
Use apple cider vinegar as a rinse. It's acidic and has a PH of 4. It's a natural disinfectant, and a neutralizer. Because it's acidic, it helps to remove the scaly buildup from your hair plus it balances the ph of the hair, smoothes down the cuticles, and leaves the hair feeling soft and adds shine.
Lemon/Lime is also good since its acidic and helps remove buildup.
Attach a shower filter. It helps to reduce chlorine, and repels so many other harsh chemicals from hard water.
Use a nontoxic gentle clarifying shampoo to help clarify and remove the minerals. Some clarifying shampoos can be harsh on the hair so be mindful.
How do you mix up the ingredients to remove the buildup from your hair? 1/2 cup of apple cider 2 tablespoon of baking soda (Back Soda) Mix them together into a paste then, rub it thought the hair and scalp. You can also mix 1/2 apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup of either clay into a paste Rub it into the hair for as long as you feel. Rinse it thoroughly out of the hair and then proceed with oiling the scalp and moisturize the hair and then style your hair to your liking. Its best to do this cleansing 1 a month or when you feel the hair needs it Another common issue with dry hair is that most people are shampooing their hair too often. Once a week is too much for curly hair. It can cause so many problems. The hair needs time to produce it's natural oils. Curly hair doesn't produce as much oil as straight hair, so when the hair is shampooed then it removed the oils needed to keep the moisture in and to protect the hair cuticles.