Home-Made Remedies: How to Cleanse your Hair Extensions
A healthy scalp is one of the major reasons for long, luscious and healthy hair. Maintaining a healthy scalp is very important especially to reduce dandruff, boost growth, and help prevent hair fall by majorly detoxifying and replenishing the scalp.
But what about your hair extensions?
Today we are going to share a few home remedies hair masks that can add shine to your hair extensions with all the ingredients easily available in your kitchen.
Why you need a hair mask?
Hair mask helps exfoliate and rebalance the pH level by detoxifying and cleansing which will reduce dryness. It will also help in removing any product build-up, or oil, resulting in dirty, greasy hair. The mask usually includes natural oils that contain antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that will induce shine and longevity of your hair extensions
1.Salt Mask (Detoxifier)
This is majorly a detoxifying mask as it contains magical ingredient- apple cider vinegar. what makes it so great is the fact that it contains antifungal properties that will free your hair extensions of dandruff by killing any fungus/parasite. Not only this but it is a combination of nourishing ingredients like coconut oil and honey, which gives you great results.
¼ cup Himalayan ground pink salt (if you can’t find any, use coarse sea salt)
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (preferably organic)
1 tablespoon of coconut oil (melted)
1 teaspoon honey
5 drops of peppermint or tea tree oil (you can skip this if you don’t have any)
You can also swap out apple cider vinegar for baking soda if you prefer.
Combine the ingredients in a bowl and stir. Apply a tablespoon onto damp hair gently. Leave the scrub on your hair for 5-10 minutes before rinsing with warm water, followed by sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner.
2.Lemon Mask (Deep Cleansing)
The blend of ocean salt and lemon juice make for an excessively incredible exfoliator as the citrus extract in the lemon juice is a characteristic compound exfoliator, so it'll help loosen any oil. The olive oil will hydrate your scalp and is brimming with excellence nutrients, similar vitamins A and E.
2 tablespoons of sea salt
2 tablespoons of lemon juice
2 tablespoon of olive oil
Combine the ingredients together in a bowl. Apply to damp hair. Rinse well with warm water, then follow with a sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner.
3.Sugar Mask (Nourishing)
This is basically a hair mask cum scrub that nourishes your hair as it contains both coconut and olive oil, which are full of fatty acids, vitamins. Muscovado sugar is additionally excessively delicate, so this hair mask cum scrub is ideal for you. At last, it'll help hydrate your locks as it contains honey – a characteristic humectant that will attract moisture.
3 tbsp of a Deep Conditioner
1 tbsp of Muscovado Sugar
1 tbsp of Honey
1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 tbsp Coconut Oil
Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl and apply to wet hair. Then coat your hair from root to tip. Cover your hair with a plastic cap (you can always use a grocery bag) and leave the treatment on your hair for 30 minutes. If you have curly hair extensions, rinse out and let your hair air dry. If you have straight or fine hair extensions, you may want to follow with your sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner.
Do try these and let me know how did you feel. Answer in the comments below!