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Old 12-09-2009, 05:20 PM   #1
 
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Default Questions about Baking Soda

1. How drying is it to the hair?

2. What is the method for scalp cleansing with it?
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Old 12-09-2009, 06:28 PM   #2
 
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baking soda can be very drying to hair if overused.

for clarifying my hair, I use 1 tbls of baking soda in 2 cups (or more) of hot (not boiling) water. Pour over head (use half mixture first) massage scalp, pour remaining mix over hair. Then I usually let is sit while I shower then rinse. Result--soft hair, eats up conditioner (and not stripped or dry)
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Old 12-09-2009, 06:35 PM   #3
 
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Baking soda is the only scalp cleanser I use. The amount of baking soda used should vary depending on your hair and what it likes but my hair and scalp can take about 1/4 to 1/2 cup of baking soda in about 3-4 cups of warm water. I pour the mixture over my scalp, massage for about 30 seconds to a minute, and rinse. This method of washing has never made my hair dry. I do this almost everytime I wash.
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Old 12-09-2009, 06:52 PM   #4
 
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I Like To Add Two Teaspoons Of Bs To Two Table Spoons Of Shampoo Mix And Apply In Sections...then I Dc After..
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Old 12-09-2009, 07:39 PM   #5
 
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Thank you for the responses. It seems that everyone has their own method.
...and amounts.

I think I will try to mix it with water and just apply to scalp.
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