If you want your hair to shine, use a conditioner. Unfortunately, some of the best conditioners on the current market do not come cheap. What’s the use of having beautiful hair if your stomach is grumbling?
Fortunately, there are plenty of alternatives to commercially-available hair conditioners, and some of them can be found in an average kitchen. There is something that is certainly in your pantry right now that you can count on each time your hair needs some conditioning. It’s super cheap yet it’s just as effective as expensive conditioners.
This conditioner alternative is nothing else than white vinegar!
Don’t assume that it will make your hair smelling like a sour dipping sauce because it will not. What white vinegar will do for sure is make your hair shine. In addition, it can also help keep your hair soft and healthy and your scalp devoid of product buildup as a result of years and years of using shampoos and hairstyling goods with harsh chemicals.
White vinegar is actually a very popular kitchen ingredient for cleaning, sterilizing and deodorizing surfaces.
The same properties of white vinegar can come in handy for any woman who is not happy with the way her tresses appear. Using just a small amount of it can make it like you just used a super expensive conditioner or paid for an expensive hair treatment offered at a popular beauty salon.
And by the way, you may use white vinegar not only for making your hair shine like satin, but also dealing with dandruff. Whether your dandruff is due to a fungal infection (white vinegar is capable of zapping fungi) or excessive dryness (white vinegar is very good at restoring normal pH levels), the problem can be solved without trouble.
Excited to be seen with unbelievably shiny locks? Then follow these simple steps:
In a small mixing bowl, combine 1 part of white vinegar and 3 parts of water. Cannot stand the smell of white vinegar most especially while mixing the homemade remedy inside the bathroom? Then all you have to do is dilute 1 part of vinegar with 5 to 6 parts of water. Problem solved!
Cast the mixture aside and shampoo your hair. It doesn’t really matter which shampoo you use — feel free to use your current squeeze. But of course it will help a lot if you opt for something with mild ingredients to spare your hair as well as scalp from dryness and irritation, as well as chemical buildup.
Rinse your hair very well. Squeeze out excess water and then reach for the bowl containing the white vinegar and water mixture. Give it a quick stir and, using your hand, apply on your scalp and also hair. Make sure that it is applied from roots to tips for best results.
Allow the mixture to remain on your scalp and hair for a few minutes. Kill the time by picturing yourself walking down the street under the blistering sun and you’re getting lots of stares and compliments from complete strangers. With the capability of white vinegar making your hair shiny, that’s always a possibility!
Rinse off white vinegar and water mixture very well. Towel down your hair and allow it to air dry.
That’s how you use white vinegar, a super cheap and accessible kitchen ingredient, for making your hair shine like no other. Do this once or twice a week and you are sure to make a lot of heads turn towards your direction each time. If you have the budget, you may also go for apple cider vinegar which is a little more expensive than white vinegar.