Monday , 24 June 2024

3 DIY Mild Shampoos You Must Try

All over the counter shampoos have some sort of chemical that is detrimental for hair health. There are organic shampoos available that shun a large portion of ingredients that are harmful. You might be interested to know that there are also DIY shampoos which are safe and render only good for your hair! Here are some simple DIY Mild Shampoo recipes that you may like.

Remember, these recipes will clean your hair and scalp only to an extent. Consult with your dermatologist or trichologist if these shampoos will work out in the long run. It is recommended that you use these mild shampoos as a follow up after having used a hair pack, in order to preserve its effectiveness.

1. Herbal Shampoo


Things use need

  • 2 cups distilled or spring water
  • 10-12 tbsp dried herbs (sage, lavender, rosemary, peppermint, etc.)
  • ? cup liquid castile soap
  • 10 to 15 drops any essential oil
  • 1 tsp jojoba oil

Method of preparation

  • Boil the distilled water and keep it undisturbed for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Add the dried herbs to a cup of boiling water. Cover the cup and let it set for 30 minutes.
  • Strain the liquid into a mixing bowl.
  • To this add the castile soap, essential oil, and jojoba oil.
  • Mix them all together vigorously and store them in a shampoo bottle. Shake well before each use.

The goodness of dried herbs will help to stimulate hair roots and promote hair growth. This mild shampoo can be used as often as you prefer without any caution.

2. Aloe vera Shampoo


Things use need

  • ? cup distilled water
  • ? cup liquid castile soap of any scent
  • ? cup aloe vera gel (freshly scooped from the plant)
  • ? tsp jojoba or avocado oil
  • 1 tsp glycerine

Mix in all the ingredients into the bottle you are going to store the shampoo in and give it a good shake. Remember to do this each time before use.

You may need to grind the gel quickly in a blender if it is too coarse to blend in.

Aloe vera gel, avocado oil, and glycerine are all rich in moisturization. Your hair and scalp will receive the conditioning they require from this easy to prepare DIY mild shampoo. Use the shampoo on damp hair and allow it to set for 3 to 5 minutes before you rinse.

Also read 17 Best Organic Shampoos

3. Apple Cider Shampoo


Things use need

  • ? cup distilled water
  • ? cup liquid castile soap
  • ? tsp grapeseed oil
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp apple juice
  • 6 finely ground cloves

Method of preparation

  • Blend all the ingredients together on low pulse for half a minute.
  • Add them into the shampoo bottle, shake vigorously.

This DIY mild shampoo is an excellent choice to keep dandruff at bay and get rid of flaky scalp. Apple juice and apple cider vinegar are active ingredients that fight against dandruff and fungal infections and restore the pH balance in the scalp.

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That?s a wrap on the 3 Easy DIY Mild Shampoos that are good for your hair and scalp, devoid of harmful chemicals, and economical. These shampoos will also double up as mild hair masks that are great for your hair! Let us know what you think of mild shampoos and share with us any DIY shampoo recipes that you know of.

About Sancta

Sancta, an undergraduate in Biotech & postgraduate in English Literature, best describes herself as a mix of odds. Her love for poetry hasn't gotten anywhere other than her dog, Rhyme & her desire for serene life gets her into plentiful forced-to-adapt adventures. Eats to live, loves to cook, cycles & piano are her all time first love. Currently busy juggling between the kitchen, a great husband & Rhyme.

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