01/5Tackle chemical buildup and dandruff with hair detox treatments

Tackle chemical buildup and dandruff with hair detox treatments

Most of us put our hair through a lot. Using hair care products made with harsh chemicals and various other treatments can cause a lot of damage. All this means you need to give your hair some much-needed care and nourishment. Dry follicles, hair loss, scalp pain, itchy, oily or inflamed scalp are big indicators to signal that it is time to give your hair a detox. A hair detox will help improve hair growth by stimulating hair follicles, as well as clean the scalp of dandruff and acne. Here are a few ways to get your hair back on track so you can flaunt it proudly this summer.


02/5Hair detox mask

Hair detox mask

Making a hair detox mask is simple and easy to do at home. However, you should do a patch test before you use it all over your hair. This will ensure the ingredients won't cause any irritation. In a bowl, mix half a cup each of bentonite clay powder, apple cider vinegar and aloe vera gel. The bentonite clay powder contains minerals, that help unclog pores and get rid of impurities and chemicals. The apple cider vinegar is rich with vitamins B and C that is beneficial for your hair. The aloe vera gel contains proteolytic enzymes that help heal dead skin cells found on the scalp. Apply the mixture for at least 30 minutes before you wash it off with a mild shampoo.


03/5Make your own detox recipe

Make your own detox recipe

If you are not a fan of oil, there are natural ingredients you can use to make your own hair detox. Here are a few options you can try. Micellar water can help get rid of the impurities without drying out the scalp. Baking soda also helps to get rid of excess oil and buildup. However, you should avoid using it on dry hair. Egg whites help to make the hair strong and get rid of excess oil. As bizarre as it may sound, using garlic on your hair can help improve hair growth.


04/5Scalp massage

Scalp massage

A scalp massage with any oil helps to treat a sensitive scalp. Massage it well into your scalp for at least 15 minutes. Leave it on for as long as you can, so your scalp gets all the nourishment in order to heal. Make sure to choose an oil that is suitable for your hair needs. Different oils have different benefits. Sunflower oil helps to treat friction and give you a shine. Coconut oil helps to provide moisture and treat damaged hair. Jojoba oil works to treat an itchy scalp. Do a bit of research and find the oil that will help fix the issues you are facing.


05/5Keep the scalp healthy by using natural oils

Keep the scalp healthy by using natural oils

Using oil on your hair regularly helps to keep your hair looking vibrant, shiny and healthy. It also makes sure that the scalp is clean, which is essential if you want long flowy hair. Coconut oil,sunflower oil and avocado oil have been found to have a number of health benefits for our hair. It can prevent breakage and reduce friction. If you are not a fan of these oils, try it out to test the difference it makes on your hair.