8 Hair Cleanser Recipes To Replace Shampoo

Do you feel that your regular shampoo leaves your hair dry and frizzy? That’s because most shampoos have SLS and SLES content which can rip the moisture from hair and leave it dry and rough. Have you heard about “no-poo” hair care method? It’s an effective method to replace shampoo with natural hair cleansers to cure a lot of hair-care woes. In this post, we would be talking about some hair cleanser recipes to replace shampoo so that hair becomes soft and shiny all over again.

Homemade hair cleanser to replace shampoo

1. Herbal Shampoo

You Need:
• Shikakai powder
• Amla powder
• Reetha powder

1. Mix all powders in equal proportion in warm water and make a semi-solid paste (not too thick, not too runny).
2. Massage your hair and scalp with this mixture for 3-4 minutes and leave it on it for 5 minutes (if hair is very oily).
3. Wash hair thoroughly with water followed by lemon/vinegar rinse.

2. Cucumber Shampoothie

You Need:
• 2 cucumbers
• Juice of 2 lemons
• Water

1. Blend cucumbers and lemon juice in a blender with 1 ½ cups water.
2. Wash hair like usual with this cucumber shampoothie.
3. Wash hair thoroughly with water followed by lemon/vinegar rinse.

Note:Make sure you use a wide toothed comb in order to comb your hair gently and slowly to avoid breakage. Do this at the end of your shower to remove all cucumber flakes.

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3. Banana Smoothie Shampoo

You Need:
• 1 banana
• 5 tbs milk
• 1 tsp honey

1. Blend all ingredients together in a blender till you get a rich smooth consistency.
2. Wash hair with this mixture followed by lemon/vinegar rinse.

4. Egg Lemon Wash

You Need:
• 2 eggs
• Juice of 2 lemons
• 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

1. Mix all the ingredients properly.
2. Wash hair with this solution followed by lemon/vinegar wash.

Note:Make sure you wash your hair properly as you do not want your hair to smell like rotten eggs, of course!

5. Homemade Honey Shampoo:

6. Homemade Coconut Milk Shampoo:
This shampoo not only cleanses hair, it also nourishes it. Here’s how you can make this shampoo.

7. Natural Shikakhai and Reetha Shampoo:

Our grandmas would approve this shampoo instantly and that’s because it is made with shikakai and reetha, and is completely natural. Here’s how you can make this shampoo at home.

8. Natural Honey Hair Cleanser:

It’s the easiest way to thoroughly clean the scalp and hair. To make this shampoo, you would need 2 tbsp raw honey, 4 tbsp of water. Mix together and apply thoroughly on the scalp and hair. Rinse off after 10 minutes with water.

Of all the above, cucumber shampoo and egg lemon wash really work wonders! Try banana smoothie for a deep nourishing protein treatment when your hair feels very dry. Do not use it very often or it will make your hair greasy (for no-pooers).

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