[…] Wash Your Hair with Baking Soda and Vinegar @ Hey, Donna! Rub the mixture into hair, starting at the the top and running it down the length. I know, I know, that's a really long time to have yucky hair! I had little bumps that would appear at the nape of my neck and drive me crazy. I don’t think I could ever give up the hair dryer-especially since it is short. Hey there, I'm Donna! Feel free to share your results here! I love how clean my hair is now and I love having new curls! Must-Have Productivity Books to Improve your Time Management, The 4 Gift Rule for Christmas – Plus Printable Gift Tags. Yesterday I went out and got a condiment bottle and a little spray bottle and tried again and I had MUCH better results. I use a boar-hair brush before getting in the shower to lossen up the gunk too. I look like I haven't washed my hair in 9 weeks! Once again, I was surprised at how well natural alternatives work. Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings. of pure unpasteurized honey just for a slight change. If you have dry hair, the honey/lemon might be perfect! I'd recommend trying just apple cider vinegar. – do not worry your hair will NOT smell like vinegar at all! I find that the vinegar smell is not present at all when I use the essential oils. And I’m not using crazy ingredients on my body. i have tried combing in a bit of jojoba oil with my fingers. I use 1 tbs ACV for each cup of water. Donna you look really nice LOL! By, August 27, 2020 / Like, kind of a lot. I'm not sure if it will make it grow faster per se, but it may make your hair healthier in general so that it seems to grow faster or have more body, etc. Most hair dyes are alkaline, which opens up the hair cuticle. This post has been linked up to the Your Green Resource Link-Up. I've also been losing a lot more in big clumps. Baking soda is a known irritant that will cause your hair to dry out and break over time. The recipe on this website calls for 1 cup of water to 1 TBS. I use the homemade shampoo, conditioner, body wash, deodorant, and hair gel so far. Vinegar Mixture. Thank you for sharing all of these recipes. (I know they leave somewhat powdery-looking white stuff all over our teakettle, sinks, etc.). I don't have to use conditioner because the vinegar works its magic! Your hair in the above picture really looks great! So now the question is, how do you actually do this? Sometimes hair just needs a break from whatever regimen you're using.Best of luck! ACV 3-4 times a week sounds like an awful lot...it is far more acidic than the hair shaft (even in a dilution) and will degrade hair over time with overuse. somewhere along the way I’ll have to rummage through my pantry again! For the rince about half cup acv.This worked for us and our particular problem,not for normal hair I'm sure! For medium length hair, mix about 2-3 tablespoons of baking soda with 3 times that amount of water in a spray bottle. Parenting as a quest to be mindful, informed, and holistic, Wonderful post! Hi, I'm just wondering what you do with your hair in between washes? Place roughly one tablespoon of baking soda in the palm of your hand, add a few drops of water and mix into a paste. We won't send you spam. If you're on a quest of eliminating the “poo” (shampoo), baking soda and vinegar hair wash method may just be for you! Andrea (author) from Canada on April 03, 2014: I just spritz my hair and put in a little styling product (I use a light gel), which usually does the trick. It's cheaper making them myself, healthier for me, and kind of fun too!! After my hair is sooo soft and clean. You look cute in a hat anyways! PlainGraces from Nebraska on September 10, 2014: I haven't tried plain baking soda, but I have added baking soda to my shampoo with wonderful results.