We all have baking soda at home, it’s one of the most commonly used ingredients around the kitchen for things like cooking, cleaning and even beauty. In addition to these regular uses of baking soda, this ingredient is super health beneficial and has very therapeutic effects.
In today’s article we’ll show you how to make a DIY baking soda shampoo that will help you encourage hair growth, prevent hair loss and make your hair shiny, strong and beautiful. This baking soda shampoo acts as both a shampoo and a conditioner, cleaning your hair thoroughly and making it soft and silky.
Once you try it for the first time you’ll never buy another shampoo again because its effects are amazing. Here are the most important health benefits of regular use of this baking soda shampoo:
Stimulates Hair Growth
Baking soda can help you prevent hair loss and encourage a healthy and fast hair growth. All you need to do is use it regularly. It will thoroughly clean your hair of all the dirt, toxins and chemicals much better than any commercially available shampoo and will stimulate hair growth in the process. Your hair will grow faster, stronger and healthier.
Our water is loaded with chlorine and baking soda is amazing at removing the chlorine residues stuck on your hair. This chlorine is not only damaging to your hair but it can also make it change color. If you use baking soda regularly you’ll prevent hair damage and eliminate the chlorine.
Eliminate Hair Product Residue
We constantly use all sorts of products on our hair, gels, sprays, conditioners, masks and creams which can often make our hair look excessively greasy and can be difficult to remove when we wash our hair. But if you use this baking soda shampoo you can rest assure that it will help you eliminate all the residues from hair products in your hair and make your hair shiny and voluminous.
DIY Baking Soda Shampoo
To prepare this super beneficial baking soda shampoo you’ll only need two ingredients:
- Baking soda
Just combine the baking soda and water in a 1:3 ratio and use this mixture to wash your hair with. The amount of the ingredients depends on your hair length, if your hair is longer you’ll need more baking soda and water than if it’s shorter. Experiment until you find just the appropriate dosage for your needs.
What’s even better, you can use this shampoo on dry hair, just spray it on your roots and go all the way down to the ends, leave it on for a few minutes and rinse with lukewarm water.
If you start using this recipe regularly you’ll be amazed from the results, your hair will start growing faster, it will be shinier and healthier, everyone will notice the difference.
Baking soda for acne
Aside from using baking soda for washing your hair you can also use it to get rid of acne and pimples, quite effectively as a matter of fact. For the remedy against acne you’ll need:
- Baking soda
Mix one tablespoon of baking soda with some water into a paste and apply the paste on your acne or pimples. Leave it on for about a minute or two and wash it off with cold water. Perform this treatment every other day in the beginning and then you can start using it 1-2 times per week.
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