Medicine Cabinet Makeover: Hair Care

Medicine Cabinet Makeover: Hair Care

People will always spend money on hair care products. Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars on hair care products every year, occasionally paying upwards of $40 a bottle on a specific shampoo or conditioner. How many of these people are aware of the fact that so many of the chemicals used in these commercial products can leak into the body and interfere with proper organ function? Some chemicals can even lead to hair loss!

Certain products have been known to cause allergic reactions, dermatitis, organ system toxicity, or problems with the central nervous system. Inorganic detergents negatively affect the hair and scalp, ultimately hindering you from achieving healthier hair. This is why we strongly recommend using all-natural or DIY products. While it may seem a little inconvenient to make your own hair care products, it is typically more affordable and beneficial for your hair.

Many natural ingredients work to nourish the scalp, promote hair growth, moisturize the skin, restore hair color, and reduce dryness. These ingredients can include baking soda, essential oils, coconut oil, honey, and Shea butter. Not only are these DIY products environmentally friendly, but you also get more bang for your buck. Additionally, you can usually repurpose the ingredients you purchase to make DIY products. Many of them can be used as skin cleansers, moisturizers, or in diffusers. Give your hair care products a makeover with the following items.

DIY Baking Soda Shampoo


Did you know that there are about 10,500 chemicals used in various beauty products? Only about 11% of those chemicals have been assessed for health and safety. Baking soda has many uses outside the kitchen. It has been a home remedy for quite a while, especially in the world of beauty. When you click on the link below, there is an additional anti-dandruff recipe. Bonus!

Click here to make the shampoo.

DIY Leave-In Conditioner


Get rid of frizz and leave your hair feeling smooth and full when you use this leave-in conditioner. The great thing is that this DIY recipe helps to stimulate hair growth with the all-natural ingredients.

Click here to make the conditioner.

DIY Body Wash


We know this isn’t a hair care product, but you’ll be using it while you are in the shower! This body wash works to hydrate your skin, clean your pores, and helps to prevent bacteria from building up on the skin. Plus, it smells great!

Click here to make the body wash.

We hope that these DIY recipes find their way into your home so that you can love them as much as we do. If you make them and try them out, let us know how you liked them in the comments below. Happy creating and never stop DIY-ing!



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