Homemade Hair Rinse

Maintain healthy hair with this easy homemade hair rinse.


| July/August 2013


Hair rinses are an excellent way to maintain healthy, shiny hair. Best of all, they are simple to make. Use this hair rinse once a week to help keep your scalp free of dead skin cells and other surface debris, which can clog pores and inhibit hair growth. Mint is energizing and will leave your hair smelling fresh, while apple cider vinegar gently cleanses the scalp and restores its natural pH balance. Always dilute vinegar with water before applying to your hair as it is a strong acid. For more DIY beauty recipes like this one, read the original article, 6 Basic Homemade Beauty Products.

Homemade Hair Rinse

• 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves or 1 tablespoon dried
• 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
• 1 cup boiling water

1. Combine mint and vinegar in a medium bowl, then pour boiling water over the mixture. Allow it to cool completely; strain out leaves. 

2. To use: Pour entire mixture over your scalp after shampooing and massage well. Let sit a few minutes, then rinse with tepid water. Makes 12 ounces.



Hair Rinse Variations

■ Power Boost: Add 1 teaspoon baking soda to your mixture to remove residues left behind from styling products.

Go Blond: Replace mint leaves with 1/2 cup chamomile tea for subtle blond highlights.








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