Shampoo is a hair care product which is used for the removing the oils, dirt, skin particles, environmental pollution and other contaminant particles that gradually build up in hair. The goal is to remove the unwanted build-up without stripping out so much as to make hair unmanageable. When shampoo is combined with water, is a surfactant, which is cleaning the hair and scalp, can remove the natural oils which lubricate the hair shaft. Shampooing is frequently used by conditioners which increase the ease of combing and styling.and gives good look to the hair.
Drawbacks of shampoos:
- Silicones is now commonly used in all Shampoos. These silicones are added to give the appearance of the hair to be more soft and shiny by coating the hair shaft. Basically it reflects the light and gives it a silky "feel", but silky glittering that you're feeling and seeing is not your hair.It is creating a obstacle so that your scalp can't breathe and your hair can't absorb the natural oils produced by the scalp. These natural oils are important if you desire true healthy and strong hair. It can also sometimes play a part in hair loss or excess falling of the hair.
- Sodium lauryl sulfate is a detergent that contains group of synthetic, organic, liquid or water-soluble cleaning agents most frequently used in shampoos. sodium lauryl sulfate can be drying and harsh for the hair and cause eye irritation, allergic reactions, and hair loss.
- Shampoo is like strong medicine and it can be only needs to be used twice a week to keep dandruff and itching under control.
So to avoid all the problems which are specified above we can prepare the shampoo in the home itself with ingredients of natural things which are easily get and not costly also.
Some of the ways to prepare the Homemade Shampoos:
In a bowl, take one large egg separated. Beat egg white until foamy. Now blend the yolk followed by the castile soap. Wet hair with warm water. First massage half of the egg shampoo into scalp. Rinse well then massage remaining shampoo into scalp. Leave on hair about 1 min. Rinse thoroughly the hair with warm water.
Another Homemade Egg Shampoo
Take one egg and add one tsp of olive oil, lemon juice and one tsp of castile soap. along with that add some half cup of water or herbal tea. if possible add some drop of fragrant essential oil of your choice of flavors which you like. After that combine all the elements which is specified and whip until it get smooth. Now the shampoo is ready and you can rinse the hair with warm water after applying the shampoo thoroughly to the hair. You can use the remaining shampoo for next wash by keeping it in the refrigerator.
Herbal Homemade Shampoo
Add a quarter cup of your favourite tea which is strongly distilled.and add 8 oz of castile soap . Now stir this liquid over low heat until well blended.store it in a capped bottle.
Home-made shampoo for Dandruff Treatment
Take the herbs in the bowl and pour 2/3 cup of boiling water. Then allow to steep for 20 minutes by covering the bowl. After that pour it into the bottle an add 2/3 of cider vinegar and shake well. Then keep it in a cool dry place.
Now take a head bath using this shampoo and rinse the hair thoroughly. Massage little amount into the scalp.
Massage it into scalp with a small amount before going to the bed. Dandruff can be eliminate by this shampoo easily.