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Old 04-13-2012, 06:19 PM   #1
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Default I have a silly question about clarifying with lemon juice

Hi, everyone! I bought a couple of lemons to clarify with - itís been aaaaages since the last time - but got wondering if I do it right.

I detangle with condish on, rinse and then pour pure lemon juice. Leave it on for a bit, rinse out and then do a ACV rinse, rinse out and add a richer condish.

NowÖshouldnít I be conditioning after the lemon with the cuticles wide open and then close them with vinegar?

Itís not that it hasnít worked my usual way, but Iím wondering if I could be getting a lot more from this and Iím missing outÖ


Thanks in advance!
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Old 04-13-2012, 07:04 PM   #2
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... I would think it wouldn't make much difference either way because lemon juice is really acidic and so I'd think it would close the cuticle as well ...?
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Old 04-13-2012, 07:07 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by amandamarie View Post
... I would think it wouldn't make much difference either way because lemon juice is really acidic and so I'd think it would close the cuticle as well ...?
+1 if you search online it says it has a ph of 2 which makes it more acidic than vinegar, that being said i dont think you need to use both to get a desired affect but you never know so if its working for you i dont really think you need to change anything
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