Baking soda & ACV! ...??

Hi ^^

I wanna share my results with you using baking soda & rinsing with apple cider vinegar.

The first time I tried it at the beginning of my CG journey to clarify. That time I mixed a cup of water with a teaspoon baking soda, applied it to my hair, rinsed with water and then with apple cider vinegar (two tablespoons mixed with four cups of water). Before I used a clarifying sulfate shampoo, afterwards a moisturizing conditioner - both silicone free.
The results were nothing to get excited about. When my hair was dry it looked as usual but I also hadn't expected anything since I had not co-washed yet.

Because co-washing still did not work for me after almost a month of CG I decided to give baking soda another try. This time I mixed a tablespoon of baking soda with three tablespoons of conditioner (that was more than enough... Next time I'm gonna use only half of the mixture ^^) and rinsed with the same amount of ACV as last time.
I was really amazed because some of my strands were almost dry after one hour. Since I started co-washing my hair takes normally four or five hours to dry...! When it was fully dried I noticed the color had become lighter and my hair had a very nice shine. It actually looked a bit honey-colored ^^ Also, I had no flat top, it looked very voluminous! As usual, it was a bit dry and fluffy. My hair always looks and feels soft. The curls are normally a bit undefined and flyaway-ish but this time the curls looked RELATIVELY defined. I keep experimenting with things that moisturize my hair but don't weigh it down

A few days later I tried to wash my hair with my new sulfate free shampoo. It did not look bad but also not as good as the second time when I used baking soda and ACV

Now I have got a question: Is it bad for the hair to wash it with baking soda and rinse with ACV afterwards? I have to wash my hair every three days because if I wait longer it gets greasy and the curls get undefined. Would it ruin my hair if I washed it with baking soda & ACV so often?
Austrian Curly Girl

Texture: 2C/3A

Products: Balea Feuchtigkeits-Spülung, Alverde Glanz-Spülung, Alverde Stylinggel weißer Tee & Lemongrass

Sorry for my spelling mistakes... English is not my first language
You really shouldnt do it more than once a week so if you wash every 3 days you should be okay to just do it one of the washes
Okay thanks! I guess I have to figure out something that is good against greasy hair :l

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Austrian Curly Girl

Texture: 2C/3A

Products: Balea Feuchtigkeits-Spülung, Alverde Glanz-Spülung, Alverde Stylinggel weißer Tee & Lemongrass

Sorry for my spelling mistakes... English is not my first language
Are there no conditioners that are good for oily hair? Look for conditioners with light oils (e.g., jojoba) or no oils.
I would not recommend using baking soda and acv three times a week at all.

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