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The rustic love of DIY hair care

 

 

 

The rustic love of DIY hair care

Team Ethico
  • Our kitchens are repositories of natural hair care goodness. And if we get past the initial apprehension of going chemical-free, it’s a beautifully organic journey

1. Egg & olive oil (Preparation time: 2 mins)

Ingredients:
2 egg yolks
2 tbsp olive oil
water

Procedure: 
Mix the egg and oil in a bowl until it becomes a smooth paste. Add a little water and mix until you achieve the right consistency. Apply all over the hair and leave it for a couple of hours. Remember to wash it off with cool water and a mild shampoo.

Why it works:
Olive oil is a natural conditioner. Egg is extremely hydrating and helps make the hair smooth and manageable.


2. Apple cider vinegar (Preparation time: 2 mins)

Ingredients:
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 
1 cup water 

Procedure:
Mix the two and set aside. After washing your hair with your regular shampoo, rinse your hair with the vinegar. After a thorough rinse, wash off again with cool water. 

Why it works: Apple cider vinegar helps lock in moisture, making the hair shinier and easier to manage.


3. Lemon & aloe vera (Preparation time: 4 mins)

Ingredients:
1 lemon
a few spoons of aloe vera

Procedure:
Mix the ingredients in a bowl and set aside. Proceed with a regular shampoo. Then work the mixture into your hair and massage it well. Leave it on for 5-8 minutes before rinsing it off with mildly warm water.

Why it works: Aloe Vera contains enzymes that repair dead skin cells and heal the scalp. The anti-fungal properties of lemon help boost the scalp’s health too.


4. Yoghurt & honey (Preparation time: 2 mins)

Ingredients:
3 tbsp yogurt
1 tsp honey
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
1 tsp coconut oil

Procedure:
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and keep aside. Wash your hair with your regular shampoo and proceed to work this mixture through your hair. Keep it on for 10-15 minutes and rinse off with mild warm water. 

Why it works: The ingredients in combination help hydrate and condition the hair.

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