How to take care of your hair?

How to take care of your hair?

Our hair, just like our skin, need maintenance. We often find, in commercial hair products, synthetic silicones and other products which stick on the hair and the scalp, which prevent the hair and cook the hair from breathing well and which prevent the active ingredients from penetrating the cuticle of the hair.

He is advisable to make a capillary detox Whenever your hair seems sticky, dull or without volume, when the curls are poorly defined, when unusual dandruffs appear or when your hair no longer reacts to the care you make to them. If you use commercial shampoos and revitalizing, it is preferable todetoxify Your hair before moving on to natural products. It is advisable to proceed with detox even if you use healthy products, because ambient pollution affects hair. The detox is more useful before a vegetable coloring. Space your detox treatments around 6 weeks, since too frequent detox treatment can attack hair and scalp.

To make a hair detox (also called "capillary clarification"), you have to open the scales of the hair to clean them well. This will have the effect of preventing hair loss, the formation of dandruff and other problems mentioned above.

Here are some “hair detox” recipe ideas

Haper detox with baking soda and apple cider vinegar

  • Add 1 tea spoon from baking soda* in a usual dose of shampoo.
  • Massage the scalp and rinse without letting the shampoo rest.
  • Finish with lukewarm rinsing water cider vinegar (250 ml of vinegar for 750 ml of water)

*The baking soda is very alkaline and it allows you to open the hair scales and exfoliate the scalp. It is important to rebalance the pH with acid vinegar water.

Plant hair detox

In equal parts, mix the Shikakai powder (wear gloves and a mask), the Reetha powder and some margousier powder.

For an average hair length:

  • Mix 2 tablespoons of the powder mixture in a bowl with more or less 80 ml of hot water, but not boiling.
  • By avoiding the eyes, apply the massage dough to the whole of the wet hair. Leave on for 5 minutes, then rinse with lukewarm water.



To maintain good hair health, it is important to treat the inside as much as the outside. Hair and nails health, like that of the skin, reflect internal health.

For vigorous and healthy hair, nutrients, in particular proteins (essential amino acids), fatty acids (especially omegas-3), vitamins (group B more particularly) and minerals (iron, Zinc, magnesium, silica, etc.), play an important role. Internally and externally, these molecules have a direct effect on the production of keratin which largely constitutes the hair fiber. It may be important to make a Nourishing cure from 1 to 3 months, to nourish your hair.

Internally, taking a vitamin B complex, Spirulina, brewer's yeast and luzerne are all options favorable to the health of the hair.

Here is a mineralizing herbal tea recipe idea

*The horsetail is not recommended for pregnant women, breastfeeding women and children because it is draining and drying.

Externally, adding peptides In your hair care and a mask of vegetable oils once a week will help tone the hair from the root.

See our hair oil synergy

Once your hair is detoxified and nourished, you have to succeed in Maintain good hydration. The hair is constantly exposed to external aggressions (temperature changes, inner heating, UV rays, pollution, etc.) and this directly affects the capacity of the hair to keep its hydration.

All hair types need to be hydrated, even a fatty hair!

Dry hair or dehydrated hair?

A dry hair Hide a lack of sebum production by the scalp and a lack of nutrition (proteins, vitamins, minerals). He will need fat (oil bath or hair mask enriched with oil).

A dehydrated hair hides a lack of water retention. Rather, it is the scales of the hair that are affected. He will need additional protection.

Here are some tips for maintaining good hydration.

  1. Drinking water*, between 1 to 2 liters per day.
  2. Make a hair mask Before shampoo.
  3. Rinse the hair with warm or cold water to close the hair scales after a shampoo.
  4. Make moisturizers between shampoos.
  5. Use these ingredients in hair care: the aloe gel, there phytokeratin, I'honeyquat, there silk protein or the glycerin .

*It is important to drink H2O water and not just plant infusions (different chemical composition from H2O) to avoid dehydration.

Recipe ideas to hydrate.

120 ml daily moisturizer

For curly, wavy and frizzy hair types.

Stick in a Amber bottle 120 ml with fogger .


 Hydrating mask for scalp - before shampoo

All hair types.

Prepare a 120 ml bottle for about 8 treatments

Stick in a Amber bottle 120 ml with cap .

Apply on the scalp and leave to act for 10 minutes. Shampoo as usual.

To help you easily find the properties of hair active ingredients, here are two educational paintings

Active ingredients and their hair benefits.

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Oils and plant butters and their hair benefits

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Oils and butters and their hair benefits The souls flowers


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  • Myriam Leduc