*baking soda or co-wash?*

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Howdy Y'all....I'm not exactly sure if baking soda is good for hair. If you read the ingredients list on the label it says that baking soda is a sodium. I do'nt really understand how a sodium could benefit hair. It sounds damaging to me. I have been using it mixed with water as shampoo for several weeks. I have'nt had bad results but i definitely do not want to continue this if it is a bad habit! I have also been using ACV mixed with water as a conditioner. I could understand how it smooths the cuticle and adds shine, but I do'nt know if it actually moisturizes. I need someone with experience and knowledge to tell me if what I am doing is wrong!!!!! Would I be better off co-washing?

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2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut/ Elvive Volume Collagen
Treatments: Komaza Care Matani, coconut/ sweet almond/ fractionated coconut oils, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss Ultimate Volume, various Elvive
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Au Naturale styling gelee
Flour sack towel, pixie diffuse or air dry.
Experimenting with: benign neglect

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