Gentle hair cleansing with white clay. DIY recipes

Is it typical of your hair to look bad and flat pretty fast? Does it lose volume quickly? Does your scalp produce too much sebum? Here comes some good news! Oily hair can look fresh and be tamed. Just try incorporating white clay to your daily hair routine.

White clay gives you something more than just oily hair cleansing. This is a complete oily hair treatment because white clay supplies both the scalp and the strands with minerals they need. Keep reading to find out how to make use of the power of white clay in hair care.

White clay – what’s that?

This is a mineral occurring due to the weathering. White clay is then grained finely to receive a smooth powder. Obviously, the family of clays is much wider. Clays offer a palette of colors each delivering slightly different effects on skin and hair. Apart from cleansing and detoxifying, white clay is also characterized by being super gentle so it’s well-tolerated even by the sensitive skin. Additionally, white clay is known for being good at nourishing. Why so? Because it’s made up of numerous minerals (e.g. silicon, calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium and sodium). You can supply your skin/hair with them all by introducing white clay to your daily beauty routine.

White clay for hair – top-notch hair detox

White clay makes a perfect cosmetic to treat and improve dry, irritated and sensitive skin. It plays in tune with all scalp types, has almost the same characteristics as astringent, encourages skin self-healing processes and soothes irritations. When applied to the hair, white clay leaves it clean and nourishes the scalp, which significantly promotes hair growth.

White clay for hair – advantages

  • Cleanses the scalp.
  • Supplies hair with minerals.
  • Removes excess sebum and slows down its secretion.
  • Removes impurities, toxins and cosmetic residues.
  • Promotes tissue regeneration.
  • Encourages skin self-repair processes.
  • Shrinks the appearance of pores and tightens the skin.
  • Nourishes the hair, lifts hair roots.
  • Improves the state of hair and scalp.
  • Promotes hair growth.

White clay for hair – how to use it?

There are a few ways that you can use to enjoy the benefits of white clay. The most common one takes the form of a white clay hair mask. If you want to give it a try, you should make it the same way you make a facial mask. This means that you have to combine white clay either with water or herbal water in order to obtain a semi-dense consistency. Later, you can spread the white clay hair mask over the scalp and hair roots. Furthermore, such white clay hair mask combines well with a shampoo or a regular hair mask. Try mixing the ingredients and apply them to the hair. Thanks to this you will nourish the strands and help them repair themselves. Also, you will free the scalp from the excess sebum and toxins.

Another way of exposing the hair and scalp to detox is combining white clay with a shampoo. Did you know that washing the hair with white clay prevents hair loss and promotes its growth? Obviously, such treatment leaves the strands and scalp perfectly clean too. Moreover, washing hair with white clay helps you remove the residues of oils that may stay on the hair after oil hair treatment. How to wash the hair with white clay shampoo? As already mentioned, you can combine the white clay with your favorite shampoo and wash the hair as always. However, you can also try applying the clay to the hair and then wash it. Soon you will learn that this white clay shampoo doesn’t lather at all. Rinse the white clay from the hair after a while and follow with your favorite hair conditioner.