Baking Soda can be used for cleaning, for cooking, and it can be used to alleviate certain medical conditions. It can be used also to make Baking Soda Shampoo that will make your hair grow to be long and full.
Baking Soda Shampoo Benefits
This DIY homemade hair shampoo recipe is the perfect choice for people who try to avoid using harsh chemical based hair products.
It is a good choice for natural hair. Your days of wearing a hat because you woke up too late to groom your hair is over, on the morning after, your hair will retain its shine and attractive look.
The pH level of Baking Soda is higher than 7; this makes it classified as an alkaline compound.
This means, some hair types might not react to Baking Soda very well, so if you notice your hair becoming brittle or breaking easily, please stop using this hair care remedy.
Baking Soda is also recommended for other hair conditions such as dandruff, unexplained hair loss, change in hair color, etc.
I have described the simple steps you can use to make your own homemade shampoo with Baking Soda below.
Baking Soda Shampoo Recipe
- Baking Soda
- A Squeeze Bottle
- Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)
For Short Hair
Make a mixture of one part baking soda and three parts water in a small sized squeeze bottle.
For Longer Hair (Shoulder Length)
Make a mixture of two or three tablespoons of baking soda and three parts of water.
Method of Application
This mixture can be applied to wet or dry hair. Apply the mixture on your hair and massage it in, so the mixture gets to the roots of your hair, and the hair ends.
Let it stay on your hair for about three minutes, rinse properly with cold water. You will notice that there is little lather formed during this application, it is perfectly normal.
Next, rinse your hair with warm water.
Then proceed to apply a mixture of apple cider vinegar mixed in the ratio one part apple cider vinegar and four parts water. You can add some essential oils to this mixture to mask the smell of the apple cider if you don’t like it.
Prevent the apple cider vinegar from getting into your eyes by tilting your head backward; rinse your hair with warm water.
You can have a mixture of apple cider vinegar and water as described above always ready in your bathroom anytime you wish to use it.