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Making and using dry shampoo

Although nothing makes your hair feel as clean as a good wash, there are certain times when a dry shampoo can come in handy. If you cannot wash your hair normally, for instance when camping and no water or bathroom available, or if you are laid up in bed and your hair needs attention.

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People who have very greasy hair also find that should they use a dry shampoo on the days that they do not "wet-shampoo", their hair looks more acceptable.

Some people find that should they use a scalp toner (scalp stimulator) regularly, that the sebum flow normalizes to some extent, cutting down on the frequency that hair needs to be washed. Click here to have a look at some recipes for home-made scalp stimulating toner.

Making dry shampoo Making a dry shampoo when not able to wash hair

Take 25 grams of purified talc (available from your pharmacy or drugstore), 4 drops rosemary oil, 4 drops tea tree oil and 4 drops lavender oil.

Using a blender, place the purified talc in it, and with the lid closed, use the small opening on the top to add the oil drop-by-drop while blending on very low speed.

When finished, remove the "modified" talc from the blender and place in a suitable container that closes tightly.

When you need to apply the dry shampoo, brush about 1 to 2 teaspoons (depending on hair length) onto and through your hair with a good quality brush. This should be done over the bath, or a place that is easy to wash the talc away being brushed from your hair.

Herewith some other hair care recipes that you may find of use Making a dry shampoo when not able to wash hair

 

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