Bentonite Clay for Hair Treatment
Bentonite clay has numerous healing and beautifying properties. Removes dead cells, exfoliates, soothes skin, detoxifies, absorbs excess fat, etc. etc.
Natural clay hair mask is good for oily hair, hair loss, dandruff or just to make your hair healthier and shinier.
Each of the following bentonite clay masks will detoxify, absorbing toxins from scalp and strands; will regulate the sebum production; will load your hair with minerals and especially silica, which will make it grow faster and fuller; will help with dandruff, psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis due to its antiseptic and antibacterial properties. I think, this is more than enough.
Simple bentonite clay hair mask
Put 3-5 tablespoons clay /the quantity depends on your hair length/ in a non-metal bowl and start adding water mixing it thoroughly with the powder. Keep adding water until the mixture reaches the consistency of yogurt. Use non-metal spoon.
DIY Bentonite clay & yolk hair mask
Mix 3-5 tablespoons bentonite with water, like the recipe above, but this time add one egg yolk. This treatment is suitable for dry hair with oily roots.
Homemade bentonite and apple cider vinegar hair mask
To 4-5 tablespoons clay add a tablespoon apple cider vinegar, a few drops essential oil of your choice and freshly made and cooled herbal tea (you can use nettle, rosemary, chamomile, calendula, etc.).
Bentonite clay & honey
Mix clay, apple cider vinegar and honey to the consistency of yogurt. For dry hair, add one teaspoon almond oil.
Application for all the above DIY Bentonite clay treatments:
Wash your hair as usual, rinse and start applying the mask from the roots and work down to the entire length. Massage gently and leave for about 20 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with water and for the final rinse use lemon water for shine /1 tablespoon lemon juice in 16oz water/.
Make it weekly.
And finally one recipe for DIY bentonite clay hair shampoo
Bentonite clay has been the main skin and hair cleanser centuries ago. If you think your hair needs a boost, lacks volume and shine or you deal with hair loss, dandruff, itchy scalp, excessive oiliness, it is a very good idea to give a try to our DIY bentonite clay hair wash.
Washing hair with clay detoxifies, nourishes and strengthens. Try for at least a month and see the results.
Anti-hair loss bentonite hair wash
Mix about ½ cup clay with 2 tablespoons quinine water a few drops of rosemary essential oil and some water. The consistency should be like yogurt. On wet hair, massage gently the scalp, and then spread the mixture to the strands. Leave it for about 20 minutes and rinse.