November 18, 2007

Herbal after shampoo hair rinses

washing hairYou can make your own terrific hair rinses with some of the herbs and ingredients from your kitchen. All you have to do is make a basic infusion by boiling 4 tbsp of these herbs with 900 ml of water. After the water has boiled let it simmer for around 15 minutes. Remove from heat, keep it covered for around 3-4 hours. The herbs will settle down at the bottom. Strain and store it in a bottle. While washing your hair, after you are done with shampooing and rinsing, just put 2 tsp of any of these herbal rinses in a tumbler of water and pour this water on your head as the final rinse. All types of hair benefit with the usage of these hair rinses. But if you have oily hair which tends to become lifeless in a day or two of washing, then you should not forget to use any suitable after shampoo hair rinse. It will give your dull, limp hair shine, smoothness and luster and make them look bouncy.

# Mint after Shampoo Rinse


4 tablespoons of mint (pudina) leaves
900 ml boiling water


Follow the instructions on how to make a basic infusion or herbs. Use it as the last rinse after washing your hair.

# Parsley after shampoo rinses


4 tablespoons of parsley
900 ml of boiling water

Same as above.

# Celery after shampoo rinse


Celery leaves
Lemon juice

Make a basic infusion of celery leaves. Whenever you have to use it, just mix it with a tsp of lemon juice and use it as the last rinse for your hair.

# Tea leaves after shampoo rinse

1 tablespoon of tea leaves (the ones which you use to prepare tea)
900 ml boiling water

Make an infusion of tea leaves, but let the simmering time be not more than 5 minutes. And as illustrated earlier, use it as he last rinse.

Here are some more after shampoo rinses which use chamomile and rosemary.

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  1. Anonymous10:54 PM

    Think I'll try the tea leaves. It does wonders for the body, it must also be great for the hair.

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  2. Thank you so much for sharing such valuable information with us. Your blog is very interesting and informative.

  3. Mohare4:16 PM

    Shampoo is not only designed to clean your hair but also to nourish and protect it. For that reason it is really important to get a shampoo that is right for you.Picking the right shampoo is absolutely vital to ensure your hair remains fantastic.If you color your hair then it is important to use a shampoo that is designed to protect colored hair.

  4. Dipika9:07 AM

    I can only shampoo once or twice a week at the maximum and never ever with hot water (which I love but is horrible for my skin and hair).


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