Opting for natural shampoo is an ecological gesture, but also a very effective beauty gesture. Based on vegetable oil, fruits, vegetables or honey and essential oils, discover how to make your homemade shampoo through simple recipes and 100% natural!
Natural shampoo: why make shampoo?
The trend of natural cosmetics has been spreading for several years. Since the birth of modern shampoos in 1930, we discover little by little the disadvantages of chemical formulas: sulfates, collagen, silicone, paraben… So many components that would abimate the hair and scalp, which are still present in almost all the shampoos found in the trade.
Opting for homemade shampoo allows you to know the complete formula of shampoo, and create your own shampoo 100% natural. It is also an ecological and economical gesture: you can make a natural shampoo inexpensive, which will be biodegradable, unlike most shampoos of the trade.
However, switching to natural shampoo requires some small adaptations: when you make your homemade shampoo, you will get a liquid paste and not a foaming product, since the foam is obtained thanks to sulfate. Don’t panic, just apply the shampoo by spreading well between the scalp and the lengths and letting the shampoo 2 to 5 minutes. Result: clean and healthy hair!
Make shampoo for normal hair
To make his daily shampoo, a small pass at the grocery store and 5 minutes of preparation are enough. To make your home shampoo, you must:
- Peel a cucumber
- Remove seeds
- Crush the flesh to get a paste
- Add a lemon juice
This homemade shampoo will make your hair clean, shiny and healthy, thanks to the vitamins contained in the cucumber and lemon. Rinse well to remove all residues and pulp from the lemon. If your lengths are a little dry, do not hesitate to apply a conditioner on the lengths.
A natural shampoo for oily hair.
Does your hair burn fast? Opt for a homemade shampoo based on Green Clay! The clay absorbs excess sebum and eliminates impurities and dandruff from the scalp. It is an ideal ingredient to offer a fresh blow to your hair. To make your homemade shampoo, mix:
- 2 Tablespoons green clay
- 10 drops of rosewood essential oil.
You will get a fluid paste, to apply on the scalp and lengths by massing delicately. You have to apply your homemade shampoo on all the hair and let it take 2 minutes to have clean hair. Green Clay can dry out lengths, do not hesitate to apply a conditioner to moisturize your hair.
Dry hair: a homemade shampoo based on eggs and honey
The eggs are a classic to make a homemade shampoo: the white eliminates impurities, the yellow allows to nourish intensely the fiber. Here we will keep only the yellow to feed your dry hair. We associate the egg yolk with honey for an ultra-nourishing shampoo, and add lemon, which makes the hair toned and shiny.
To make this natural shampoo, mix:
- 2 egg yolks
- 2 teaspoons of honey
- the juice of a lemon
Mix everything to get a smooth dough and apply to damp hair. Allow 5 minutes before rinsing thoroughly to remove all residues. A natural shampoo that guarantees you a soft and shiny hair! …
Make your anti-dandruff shampoo.
damage the scalp with aggressive skin substances. For a mild shampoo formula that will eliminate dandruff, mix:
- 4 egg yolks
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
The cider vinegar will allow to eliminate impurities and dandruff for a healthier scalp. The eggs, the olive oil and the honey will allow to nourish your hair in depth and to soothe the sensations of itching caused by a scalp too dry.
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