Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Hair Detox

by Shahnaz Husain Shahnaz Husain is the founder, chairperson & manag

For looking attractive, our skin and hair play an important role. But due to environmental pollution, our skin and hair get severely affected. Most women must have used the best face cleanser for women to clean their face and some chemical-based products for nursing the hair. But different use of chemical-based or low-quality products can cause itchiness or dandruff on the scalp. This is where hair detoxing is necessary.

Hair Detox is a method where dead skin is removed from the scalp with the help of massage. It is more than just shampoo. It can help you to rebalance and nourishing the scalp. The benefit of this method is the stimulation of hair follicles which directly allows hair growth. But most of us don’t know that when we should consider hair detox and how to go for it.

Time to Detox Hair

The right time to detox hair can be when you start feeling itchiness or inflamed scalp, or oily scalp, or dry follicles, or experiencing any scalp pain. In these conditions, you should detox your hair to get rid of these problems.

Ways to Detox Hair

1. Detox Mask

The hair Detox mask is not so complicated as it seems to be. Many detoxing hair masks are cost-effective, and you can use simple natural ingredients to make a home-made hair mask. The ingredients which you may use to make a hair detox mask are:

        Apple cider vinegar: This ingredient is rich in Vitamin B and C, which can benefit your hair by removing dandruff from the scalp.

        Aloe vera gel: Aloe vera gel has many beneficial properties for skin and hair. Using Aloe vera for the hair can prevent itching, and it will work as a great conditioner for your hair. It has proteolytic enzymes, which help in repairing the dead skin cells of the scalp.

        Bentonite clay powder: This clay powder can absorb and purges clogged pores. It is beneficial for the scalp because it has silica, calcium. Magnesium, sodium, iron, and other minerals that help to detox hair.

How to Make a Paste with the up-listed ingredients?

        Mix ½ cup of aloe vera gel, apple cider vinegar, and bentonite clay powder.

        Apply the paste to the scalp. Make sure to spread it evenly throughout the hair.

        Leave the paste on your scalp for at least 20 minutes. Make sure it does not get dry. For preventing dryness of the paste, you can use a shower cap.

        Rinse the paste. For the rinsing process, make sure you use 1 cup of white vinegar and leave it on your hair for at least 1 to 3 minutes.

        Now rinse your hair with a clarifying shampoo.

Tip: Before using these ingredients or paste, do have a patch test. Apply the ingredient or the paste on a small patch of your hand and rinse it off if you feel comfortable.

2. Oil-based scalp massage

For hair detoxing, you can also use oil-based scalp massage. This option is best suitable for people having sensitive skin or scalp. Massage your hair for 15 minutes with an oil based on your scalp needs. For detoxing, sit in the sun and let the warmth open the hair's pores. You can use any oil that can be beneficial for your hair. For example, coconut oil can nourish the damaged hair, while jojoba can be suitable for itchy scalps.

How to keep hair detox strong?

To keep your hair detox strong, we must follow these tips:

1. Make sure you are using a shampoo that is suitable for your hair type. A shampoo that is specifically designed for your hair type can stop the damage to your hair.

2. Make use of a wide-toothed comb if you have dry hair.

3. Natural oils can make keep your scalp and hair healthy.

4. Avoid dyeing and heating your hair. Ensure that the hair products which you are using are not chemical-based.


If you do not want to detox your hair at home, you can visit a professional for better services. To avoid any hair problem, do buy hair products that are beneficial for your hair and are not chemical-based.  

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