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Homemade Hair Rinse Recipes

Homemade Hair Rinse Recipes

Your hair condition may benefit from a final rinse. This guide contains homemade hair rinse recipes.


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Tip: Frugal Hair Rinse

I noticed a couple of people have asked about using vinegar on the hair. Vinegar, as well as, lemon juice can be used as an acid rinse. Both products are used to remove any build-up from the hair and scalp. Build-up clogs the pores and weighs down the hair. We are all susceptible to it and we all need to be rid of it. Using either a vinegar solution or a lemon juice solution (1part-3 parts water) as a final rinse can remove all unwanted 'stuff' from the hair and scalp leaving both fresh, clean, and healthy with no lingering odor.

For dry scalp there is a product in drug stores which is called 'Kolestoral'. It is a really inexpensive treatment for the scalp and it works. Just follow the directions on the tube.
Good luck!

Source: Learned during my apprenticeship - I am a barber/stylist.

By hairstylist from Ontario

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Tip: Use Dawn Dishsoap for Stripping Hair of Buildup

When you want to get all the hairspray and chemical build up out of your hair, use Dawn detergent once a week to strip it from all of those chemicals. Instead of using shampoo, use a little Dawn and wash your hair.

By Tammy from Moneta, VA

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Tip: Tomato Juice Hair Rinse


  • 1 teaspoon of cornstarch
  • 1 cup of tomato juice


Mix. Comb through clean, wet hair. Leave on for 10 minutes before rinsing. Restores pH balance and makes hair shiny and more manageable.

By Ellen Brown

Note: Some recipes are not suitable for sensitive skin. Each person is different, so test on the inside arm or wrist for any possible allergic reactions before using these recipes.

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Tip: Homemade Hair Rinse

This recipe for hair rinse will make your hair shine.

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice added to 1/2 cup water for light hair
  • 1/4 cup vinegar added to 1/2 cup water for dark hair

Use as a final rinse

By Lynn

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