February 9, 2016

How to Remove Product Build up From Hair Naturally?

Suffering from product buildup or chlorine buildup on your scalp and in your hair? Don’t worry – we have prepared a detailed guide on how to remove product buildup from your hair naturally.

Remove Product Build up From Hair Naturally – A Step By Step Guide

Try this quick and easy tip created by Karla Santiago, our Cosmetology Student at La’ James International College in Cedar Falls.

What you need

To remove the product buildup from your hair, all you need is:

  • White Vinegar
  • Smal bowl
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Brush & Comb

Karla used Wella Enrich Shampoo & Conditioner for this tutorial.

How to Remove Product Build up From Hair Naturally?

Necessary Steps

  • Step 1: Create a Vinegar Rinse

Combine equal parts water and apple cider vinegar in a small bowl. Wet your hair thoroughly, then gently massage the vinegar mixture into your scalp and hair. Let it sit for about 10 minutes to effectively dissolve product buildup. Rinse your hair thoroughly afterward.

How to Remove Product Build up From Hair Naturally
  • Step 2: Rinse and Condition: Once you’ve rinsed out the vinegar mixture, shampoo and condition your hair as usual. This will help to remove any lingering vinegar scent and restore moisture to your hair. Style as desired!
How to Remove Product Build up From Hair Naturally
  • Step 3: Check out the final look!

Enjoy your squeaky clean and healthy hair! Repeat this vinegar rinse weekly as needed to maintain product-free locks.

How to Remove Product Build up From Hair Naturally

EXTRA TIP: For faster results visit your local LJIC to get a relaxing Malibu Treatment. Thanks Karla for the great tip and for participating in this week’s #LjicTuesTorial!

Sculp Buildup Prevention Tips

Here are some helpful tips for preventing product buildup on your scalp:

  • Regular washing: Find the right washing frequency based on your hair type. Oily hair might need more frequent washing compared to dry hair.
  • Choose the right products: Choose products that suit your hair type and avoid those with heavy silicones or waxes. Gentle and deep-cleaning shampoos are often the best options.
  • Rinse thoroughly: Make sure to rinse all shampoo and conditioner completely from your hair.
  • Limit heat styling: Excessive heat can damage the scalp and contribute to buildup.
  • Perform regular scalp massages: Massages stimulate blood circulation and help remove dead skin cells.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are some signs of scalp buildup?

Look out for these signs of a buildup: flaky scalp, itchiness, oily hair, or hair that’s feeling flat and lifeless. If your scalp’s putting on a pity party with these symptoms, it might be time for a detox.

How often should I do a scalp detox?

That depends on your hair. If your hair is oily or you use a lot of products, a scalp detox every couple of weeks might be nice. But if your hair’s pretty normal and you don’t pile on the products, once a month should do the trick. Remember, too much of a good thing can be a bad thing, so don’t overdo it!

Can I use baking soda to remove scalp buildup?

Baking soda can be your friend when it comes to cleaning things, but it’s not always the best friend for your hair. While it can help with buildup, it can also be a bit drying. If you do want to give it a try, just remember to be gentle. Maybe once a month is enough, and always follow up with a good conditioner.

Is apple cider vinegar safe for my hair color?

Apple cider vinegar is generally safe for colored hair. Remember to dilute the apple cider vinegar with water before using it as a rinse to remove product buildup. This will help prevent any potential scalp irritation.

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