Modern lifestyle has gifted us with hair fall. Hair related issues include gray hair, hair loss, itchy scalp etc. All these are due to pollution, poor maintenance of hair and other medications. The process of detoxification of hair and scalp prevents us from all hair problems and helps hair growth. A scalp detox treatment opens the pores in the scalp and removes the dead cells. Also, it activates the oil glands to produce oil and prevent dry scalp. It activates the blood circulation on the scalp and induces hair growth with strong roots.
8 Effective DIY Packs To Detox Scalp And Hair.
1. Gelatin Hair Mask:
Keratin proteins in gelatin blend with hair to make it stronger. Take 1 Tbsp powdered gelatin, 1 Tsp Honey, 1 Tsp Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) and 1/3 cup of water. Take water in the pan and slowly add gelatin powder to it. Mix thoroughly until lumps disappear and it becomes smooth. Keep on stirring to avoid gelatin sticking to the bottom of the pan due to heat. Switch off the flame when the mixture is steaming. After it becomes warm add honey and ACV to it. Apply this mixture to the wet scalp and hair. Allow it to rest for 30 minutes using a shower cap. Then rinse with a mild shampoo followed by conditioner.
2. Amla DIY Pack:
Take 1/2 cup yogurt, 2 Tbsp of methi, a handful of curry leaves and 2 Amla. Yogurt and methi are used as hair conditioners. Curry leaves prevent hair fall. Amla rich in Vitamin C takes away the chemicals from the scalp. Wash and cut Amla and remove the seed. Soak all the ingredients in a cup for 8 hours or overnight. Grind them in the morning into a thick paste without adding water. Apply this on scalp and hair until the end and allow it to dry naturally. After an hour wash it off with shampoo.
3. Bentonite Clay, Aloe Vera Gel, And Lemon Peel Powder:
This mask removes toxins from your scalp. Take 1 Tsp of bentonite clay and mix it with 2 Tbsp of aloe vera gel. Add 1 Tsp of lemon peel powder. Systematically apply it all over your scalp and hair. Let it stay for a minimum 30 minutes. Then wash with pure water. With its strong negative electromagnetic charge clay removes minerals and toxins. Antioxidants in aloe vera gel nourish hair and keep your hair healthy. Lemon peel powder prevents dandruff and acts as a conditioner.
4. Ginger, Sesame Oil, And Honey Pack:
Wash and peel ginger into slices. Grind it to paste and mix honey to it. Add Sesame oil to this mixture and blend well. Apply this pack on scalp and hair. Leave if for an hour to do its work. Initially, there will be burning sensation in the scalp. Do not panic as this aids blood circulation. Ginger pack on the scalp will prevent the formation of toxins onto the scalp. Ginger with its antibacterial property solves many problems including the itchy scalp, hair loss, and dandruff. Honey act as a conditioner. Sesame oil treats scalp dryness.
5. Baking Soda DIY Pack:
Cheap and best DIY pack is the baking soda pack. Mix 1/2 portion of baking soda to 3 portions of hot water. Rinse your hair with water and pour baking soda water slowly on your hair. Massage your scalp using your fingertips for a good 3 minutes. Wash it and apply conditioner to seal the detox. Honey can be used as a natural conditioner. Warm baking soda water will lift the cuticles for an in-depth cleansing action. Use this once a week for beneficial results.
6. Cinnamon Powder Detox Pack:
Mix 1/2 Tsp Cinnamon Powder with 2 Tbsp Olive Oil and 1 Tsp Honey. Apply this paste on scalp and hair. After 20 minutes wash your hair. Antioxidant property of Cinnamon will stimulate hair growth. Olive oil removes scalp dryness and honey conditions and locks the detox.
7. Charcoal Hair Pack:
Mix 3 tsp Activated Charcoal Powder with 2 Tbsp Aloe Vera Gel and 1 Tsp Rose Water. Apply on hair and scalp. Wash after 30 minutes. You may need to wash with more water than usual to remove the charcoal tint from the scalp. Activated Charcoal has the ability to remove all the chemicals from the scalp. Aloe Vera gel will hydrate your scalp. Rose Water conditions hair.
8. Coffee Powder, Curd DIY Detox Pack:
Whisk 2 Tbsp coffee powder with 1 Tsp honey to mix them completely. Then add 1/2 cup curd to this paste. Now blend all three together. Apply on scalp and hair. Cover with shower cap and leave it for 1 hour. Wash with a shampoo as usual. Caffeine content in coffee does the magic. It amplifies hair growth amazingly. Coffee grounds absorb the toxins in the scalp. Honey owing to its humectant nature makes a perfect detox pack with Coffee Powder. Curd act as a conditioner.