Here’s an easy way to turn your store-bought shampoo into the perfect fit for your hair type: By adding just one ingredient. Dry, oily, or normal hair will benefit from this quick fix–and your hair will smell marvelous, too.
Learn how to turn your bottle of shampoo into a personalized spa experience for healthier and more beautiful hair, here:
The secret is essential oils.
1 tablespoon shampoo (please use an all-natural kind; baby shampoo is best)
4 drops essential oil for your hair type (see below)
1. Mix the essential oil of your choice into the shampoo.
2. Apply to wet hair, gently rubbing into hair and scalp, then rinse until all traces of shampoo are gone. Dry and style as usual.
Essential Oils for Your Hair Type
DRY HAIR: Lavender, carrot seed, sandalwood, cedar wood.
OILY HAIR: Lemon, bergamot, juniper, rosemary, thyme, or ylang-ylang.
NORMAL: Patchouli, juniper, rosemary, lavender, geranium, clary sage.
Adapted from Natural Beauty Basics, by Dorie Byers (Vital Health Publishing, 2001). Copyright (c) 2001 by Dorie Byers. Reprinted by permission of Vital Health Publishing.
Adapted from Natural Beauty Basics, by Dorie Byers (Vital Health Publishing, 2001).