That sounds interesting.. I think I might try to go this route before I put a chemical clear glaze on my hair for shine.
Edited to add: Does it matter how old the baking soda is? I hate to admit it, but I have a six month old box in my fridge, and that's all the Baking soda I have in the house.. will the level of its freshness matter in this process?
I'm going to start off small, maybe a tbsp in two handfuls of condish, and that will be it for my whole head until I get back results.
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