Baking soda is praised in many areas such as cosmetics, food and oral health. Inexpensive and multi functional, it can be used safely on the scalp and dramatically improve the quality.
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Caution: Baking soda should not be confused with caustic soda (sodium hydroxide). Unlike bicarbonate, this substance is very corrosive.
Hair and scalp Care: the virtues of baking soda.
Baking soda can be applied to the hair:
Pure: By sprinkling the roots, preferably upside down;
Mixed: At the rate of one teaspoon in a classic shampoo bottle;
Mixed with water: In order to apply the dough obtained on both the roots and the lengths.
Used regularly, its use allows:
- To limit the appearance of dandruff;
- To the roots to lubricate less quickly;
- To clean the scalp while shining the hair;
- To rid the scalp of residues caused by lacquer, frost or pollution particles;
- To fight against deposits caused by a particularly calcareous water.
Note: Baking soda can be used alone or in addition to a classic or organic shampoo.
Use of baking soda on the hair;
There are many ways to adopt baking soda during hair care. It is recommended that:
Add a teaspoon (5 grams) from time to time to the usual shampoo while mixing the two solutions well;
Use it as a shampoo using a mixture of 1 bicarbonate measurement for 3 water measurements, and 2 or 3 more measures for long hair.
Note: It is advisable not to apply the mixture near the eyes.
Once the mixture is spread over the hair, it should be:
Massage the scalp to properly distribute the shampoo;
Let it stand for 1 to 4 minutes;
Rinse thoroughly with cold or hot water.
Good to know: the application of bicarbonate can be supplemented by an apple vinegar rinse for more shine.
Benefits of baking soda on the hair
Incorporating a little baking soda into a traditional shampoo or using it as a shampoo confers many and various interests. It is indeed a product:
Natural, non-allergenic and does not irritate the scalp;
Safe for the environment and the health of the youngest;
Effective: Regular use allows to space the number of shampoos per week;
Accessible to all because inexpensive and sold in very many large areas.
Good to know: to take advantage of all the benefits of the product, it is advisable to use it in the long term and not punctually.
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