I am beginning a new hair rinse and here is the recipe!
2 Cups of vinegar. Any vinegar work, but most people prefer apple cider.
5 – 10 drops of essential oil. I LOVE lavender but any will do. Rosemary is great for your hair too.
Mix the vinegar and essential oil in a GLASS bottle/jar. Oils can react with other materials go with the glass.
You can choose to let it sit for a day or two before using or use it right away! Add approximately 1/2 tablespoon of the mixture to approximately 1 cup of water and toss in your hair. You can also choose to rinse it out or leave it in and towel dry.
I have an old conditioner bottle that I add my mixture to before I get in the shower, I add warm water, shake and rinse when it’s time. Otherwise, if I prepare it ahead of time, I end up with freezing cold water on my head and back. I don’t know about you, but I am not a fan…nope, not at all.
Yes, your hair will smell like vinegar….until it dries. It’s magical! Once my hair dries it smells so good! Not even a hint of vinegar.
Play around with the amount of mixture vs. water and see what works best for your hair. I would not use any more that frequently than every other day. If you are transitioning to a new shampoo or no-poo regime then I would suggest every-other day, otherwise everyone is different and the dryness or oiliness of your hair will determine washing and vinegar rinse frequency. I have oily hair myself and wash every other day most of the time.
Have you tried this recipe? How did it work for you? Did you change anything up? I love to hear from you!