Castile Soap Shampoo And Hair Rinse DIY Recipes
I have used both DIY products for years and love them. It does take some adjustment as these are not commercial products that are full of stuff you that is not good for your body or hair. There are thousands of recipes on-line for shampoo for hair rinse, these are simple and effective. These are the recipes I use.
Castile Soap Shampoo: NOT FOR USE ON COLORED TREATED HAIR
OK, I confess, I don’t measure this recipe anymore, but I have made it a long time and can eye-ball the amounts to use.
You will need:
- 1 plastic bottle (I get them from Amazon or Specialty Bottle Company https://www.specialtybottle.com
- 1 cup of water
- 2/3 cups of Dr Bronner’s Unscented Castile Soap we can use any scent you prefer, lavender, rose, peppermint etc.
- 1 teaspoon of local raw honey (optional) (RAW HONEY IS NOT PASTEURIZED so read up on unpasteurized honey before you use! If you have any concerns, do not use this, it is optional!!!!!
- ½ teaspoon of sweet almond oil or Vitamin E oil (optional). Always purchase first quality 100% essential oils and Vit E from a reliable site, I buy from reliable vendors on Amazon or Mountain Rose https://www.mountainroseherbs.com/.
- If you like you can add any essential oil you want to make your shampoo smell good, I don’t do this as it makes me sick to smell the oils on my hair.
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:
- Pour water in bottle first, then oil and honey if you used them.
- Lastly pour in Dr. Bronner’s Liquid Castile Soap. If you put in the liquid soap first, you will have bubbles, bubbles, and more bubbles. Shake well before each use.
When I started using this, I hated the way my hair felt. But as I used the shampoo more and more, my hair felt better and better. There is a transition period your hair goes through removing all the junk/residue on your hair from the commercial shampoos.
Lisa Bronner, granddaughter to Dr. Bronner has a wonderful site and blog full of helpful advice on using Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap and Products, https://www.lisabronner.com/
Ms. Bronner states ON HER BLOG THAT CASTILE SOAP SHOULD NOT BE USED ON COLORED TREATED HAIR!!!!!
HAIR RINSE RECIPE: This is super easy, and I love it.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
- 1 plastic bottle (I buy my plastic bottles from Specialty Bottle Company)
- 1 Tbsp of Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar with Mother (Food Lion now carries it or in health food stores, Amazon and other sites)
- 1 cup of water(distilled is preferred)
- 1 Tbsp of local raw honey (optional) see above note about raw honey!
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:
- Combine the water, Braggs Apple Cider Vinegar With Mother, and raw honey(see note above concerning raw honey)
- Pour into bottle with pour cap
- use as you normally would purchased hair rinse
When I started using it I hated, now I won’t use anything else. Hair feels soft and silky after applying. I love both of these products. These two recipes will cost you pennies instead of dollars.
These two products must remove all the junk and chemicals from you hair deposited by commercial products. The first 2 or 3 washes, my hair felt funny when wet; after they removed all the junk it looked and felt wonderful. I have only used these products for years.
Dr. Bronner’s products are available on-line at Dr. Bronner.com as well as Amazon and other sites. Be a wise shopper and buy only from reliable and reputable sites.
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