Homemade Shampoo and Conditioner

Hair Shampoo:
• Our scalp secretes oil, which makes hair look greasy
• Air borne dust sticks to the scalp
• Lack of hair care leads to –
– Dandruff
– Headaches

Shampoo made using baking soda:

(If you have coloured/dyed hair only use this 1x a month for a deep clean)

Baking soda helps restore the pH level of your hair & cleans up any product build up

1. Take 2 tbsp baking soda
2. Add 1 cup hot water
3. Mix it well to make thick paste
4. Wet hair in the shower
5. Massage the paste on your scalp & hair
6. Leave it for 2 min
7. Rinse with water

Your hair will feel dry when it’s wet. However, after drying it will become soft.

Shampoo made using lemon & cucumber:

Lemon acts as a strong cleansing agent while cucumber tends to cool your scalp

1. Take 1 fresh peeled lemon
2. Cut the lemon into half and de-seed it
3. Grind the lemon and sieve the mixture
4. Take 1 peeled cucumber
5. Grind this fine as well
6. Mix the cucumber pulp with the lemon
7. Massage this mixture well on your scalp
8. Now leave it on for about 5 min
9. Then rinse thoroughly with water

If your hair is a little dry, use more cucumber. If it is a little oily, use more lemon.


• Protect your hair from –
– The harsh sun
– Dust & pollution


Hair Conditioner:

• Beautiful hair is a sign of a well balanced diet and reflects good health.
• Lack of hair care can result in broken, lusterless and rough hair
• Shampoos scrape off nutrients from the scalp
• Hair conditioner helps –
– Give strength & texture to hair
– Moisturize the hair
– Prevent dry & rough hair

Natural home remedy using baby oil & eggs:

• Shampoos scrape off nutrients from the scalp
• Prevents hair loss, breakage & split ends

1. Break 1 egg in a bowl
2. Add 1 tbsp baby oil
3. Mix it well
4. Gently work the mixture through your hair
5. Leave it on for 10 to 15 min
6. Use a mild shampoo to get rid of the eggy smell

Natural home remedy using almond oil, milk & banana:

1. Take 1 tbsp almond oil
2. Add 2 tbsp milk.
3. Add 1 well mashed banana to the mixture
4. Mix it well
5. Massage the mixture on your hair & let stay for about 15 min
6. Rinse off with a mild shampoo

Natural home remedy using Yogurt, egg and lemon:

• Yogurt & Lemon combine & leave the hair smooth & soft

1. Take 2 tbsp plain yogurt
2. Add 1 egg yolk
3. Add a little lemon rind
4. Mix it well
5. Apply this mixture on the hair
6. Rinse it off using a mild shampoo after 15 min

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