A beautiful shiny and soft main of hair that is full of body and bounce is something that is sure to put a spring in our step should we be able to achieve such a thing on any given day. Many of the products made available to us by the cosmetic industry are chemical-based and highly fragranced, which can lead to irritations for people with sensitive skin. Also, the extended use of styling products can lead to a build-up of these products in our hair causing it to be weighed down and look dull and lifeless.
Apple cider vinegar contains a high acetic acid content and is a natural alternative to the products made available by the cosmetic industry for such concern. The use of apple cider vinegar on your hair will naturally remove the build-up of styling products and at the same time strengthen the hair shaft, resulting in a healthy hair follicle that will in turn produce and grow a healthier, shinier strand of hair. Apple cider vinegar will also help to restore the natural pH balance of the scalp and hair shafts resulting in an increase in hair growth and volume.
Ingredients for this hair treatment:
- ¼ Cup (60ml) Organic apple cider vinegar
- 4 Cups (1litre) Pure spring water, at a lukewarm temperature
1 In a large jug, mix the organic apple cider vinegar with the pure spring water
2 Transfer the apple cider vinegar and water solution into a spray bottle.
To use this hair treatment:
1 Wash your hair as per your normal shampooing method, but leave out the conditioning step
2 Once you have dried off from your shower, comb out your hair
3 Spray the apple cider vinegar generously over your damp hair, making sure that you apply a good amount of the solution to your scalp working down the hair shaft
4 Allow this solution to sit in your hair for approximately five minutes before rinsing off thoroughly with cold water. It is necessary to use cold water to rinse this solution off your hair is the cold temperature will help seal the hair shaft resulting in the shine and bounce that you are wanting to achieve for your hair by using this particular treatment.