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Dandruff Shampoo

Dandruff is more than itchy. It's downright annoying and can be embarrassing. This quick and easy shampoo will help you combat this condition.

Anti-Buildup Dandruff Shampoo

If you suffer from dandruff and flaky scalp, this shampoo recipe excellent for rebalancing the scalp and clearing up persistent flaking. It is also a great loc shampoo. As always, follow up any shampoo with a scalp conditioner or herbal riinse, unless you have locs, then you can use a rinse, but not a creamy conditioner.

INGREDIENTS

1 cup (235ml) Water
1 tablespoon (15ml) Chamomile Flowers
1 tablespoon (15ml) Peppermint Leaves
1 tablespoon (15ml) Thyme
1 tablespoon (15ml) Rosemary
1/4 cup (60ml) Liquid Castile Soap
1/4 cup (60ml) Aloe Vera Gel
2 tablespoon (30ml) Apple Cider Vinegar
½ tablespoon (7ml) Jojoba Oil
½ tablespoon (7ml) Kukui Nut Oil

METHOD
Boil the water in a pan on the stove, reduce heat.
Mix your herbs together and add to the water. 
Simmer the herb water for 20 to 25 minutes, or longer if on lower heat. Reduce to half.
Strain the infused herb water by pouring it into another container through a strainer or cotton/muslin sheet and let it cool down to room temperature.
Mix the castile, aloe gel, ACV and jojoba oil to the herb extract and mix well.
Pour the shampoo in an airtight bottle and store at room temperature.

Last modified on Friday, 17 November 2017 05:08
Patricia Gaines

Patricia Gaines aka Deecoily is the founder and creator of Nappturality in 2002, the beginning of the natural hair movement. Since 2000 she has been blogging on all things natural hair, Black culture and politics.

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