DIY Herbal Rinses; Would you try them?

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Cheers to not using shampoo! If you are ready to give up shampoo or are looking for other methods of cleansing your hair, well then here is another effective method of cleansing your hair naturally. Also, keep in mind that going “no ‘poo” can be a different experience for everyone, depending on your natural hair and scalp condition.

What is a Herbal Rinse?
A hair rinse is a very inexpensive and great way to treat and strengthen hair and scalp, and many of these ingredients can be found in your kitchen. Herbal rinses are known to help with circulation in the scalp, aiding in the stimulation of the hair follicle which leads to hair growth. Some even have the potential to help repair scalp disorders such as dandruff, itchy or flaky scalp and stunted hair growth.
Ready to try it out? These herbal hair rinses are amazing. They are so easy to make and will leave your hair feeling soft and your scalp clean and revitalized, but not stripped or dried out. Use once a week to replace your shampoo for good and allow your natural oils to condition each strand from root to tip. Check out the rinses below.

Chamomile Rose Rinse

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What you will need:
1 ½ cups organic Chamomile tea, brewed strong
1 cup organic Rose Petal tea, brewed strong
1 tbsp baking soda
The deep golden yellow produced by the chamomile flowers makes this a wonderful choice for light colored hair or to enhance natural highlights in darker hair.

Sage Hair Rinse

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What you will need:
2 cups boiling water
2 tsp. dried sage (or 1/2 cup fresh sage leaves)
Pour the water over the sage and steep until cool. Remove (or strain) the sage and apply to freshly washed hair. Sage helps cleanse the hair of oil buildup and promotes healthier hair.

Rosemary Cacao Rinse

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What you will need:
1 ½ cups organic Cacao nib tea, brewed strong
1 cup organic Rosemary leaf tea, brewed strong
3 drops organic Peppermint essential oil
1 tbsp baking soda
With Rosemary being such a classic herb for hair health, bringing circulation to the scalp and stimulates the follicles. It is also known to enhance the richness in dark colored hair. The naturally conditioning cocoa butter fats found in cacao nibs will leave your hair feeling soft, and the chocolate colored infusion is perfect for all shades of brown hair. Peppermint oil adds an invigoratingly clean scent, and is great for oily or sensitive scalps.

Chamomile Hair Rinse

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What you will need:
2 cups boiling water
2 tsp. dried chamomile (or fresh chamomile if available)
Pour boiling water over chamomile and steep until cool. Strain and pour over clean hair. Massage into scalp.
Great for soothing an itchy or sore scalp. It has also been said to heal scalp ailments such as dandruff, dry patches and eczema. Known for Soothing and Healing the Scalp, Giving Hair Sheen and lighten hair.

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