Is your hair feeling lackluster and heavy from product buildup? Skip the bathroom cabinet and hed into the kitchen pantry and grab a bottle of ACV. Yep, that's right, the same apple cider vinegar that adds flavor to your potato salad also has the power to fight itchy scalps and damaged hair. Mix up a batch of DIY apple cider vinegar shampoo and your dry hair will thank you.
How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo
Naturally clarifying with essential oils, this ACV shampoo recipe by My Merry Messy Life is as easy to put together as 1, 2, 3! Sulfate-free (which is a must if you abide by the curly girl hair type method), this hair care shampoo is more of a gentle rinse.
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In a spray bottle combine the raw apple cider vinegar with water and your essential oil of choice. Peppermint is a great option as well as rosemary or lavender. Shampoo your hair as normal, then add the apple cider rinse. Finish off with a conditioner and admire your healthy hair. This hair rinse should be used in tandem with shampooing.
2 Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo Brands to Try
DIY not your thing? Thankfully there are a ton of hair products on the market that incoporate apple cider vinegar into their clarifying shampoo & conditioner formulas.
WOW Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo & Conditioner
Free of parabens, silicones, and sulfates, this gentle detox formula removes build-up while revitalizing dull hair. According to their product page on Amazon, the shampoo helps with problems such as hair loss, frizz, dandruff, split ends, dry scalp, and oily hair.
It is recommended to use this apple cider vinegar blend shampoo twice a week at most. More than that and the vinegar will strip the natural oil from your hair follicles. For the best shampoo experience, brush your hair before getting in the shower. Add the shampoo to your wet hair, lather, then let sit for five minutes then wash. Condition and brush once out of the shower. Whether you have fine hair or frizzy hair, this natural shampoo will change your hair routine. Cruelty-free and filled with vitamin E, what's not to love?
Pure Biology Premium Apple Cider Vinegar Shampoo & Conditioner Set
Rich in vitamins and minerals to rebalance your scalp's pH levels, this ACV shampoo is moisturizing and will enhance your hair feel. Loaded with natural ingredients like argan oil, nettle leaf extract, jojoba oil, and castor oil, this shampoo and conditioner set is the answer to healthier hair.