Apply a homemade egg and olive oil conditioner once a week for a month to help repair hair. To make one application , whisk one egg yolk with two tbsp. of olive oil in a bowl. Apply to hair, especially on the ends. Leave on for a few minutes and rinse before shampooing.
‘The baking soda will remove heavy product buildup and leave your hair feeling shiny and clean.’
1 Tbsp. baking soda
1 C. warm water
Combine above ingredients in a plastic applicator bottle and shake or mix well in a plastic cup, pour through thoroughly water rinsed hair (or after a CO wash), allow to sit for a couple of minutes and then rinse off first with lukewarm water then cool, condition and style as usual.
NOTE: I’ve taken the liberty of modifying instructions for this one because I’ve noticed many, many times that people were not getting the desired effect by doing it the way it’s explained in the book. This is an alkaline rinse so if not followed by conditioning the hair will feel “rough”
More clarifying and cleansing than any shampoo, this moisturizing and neutralizing tonic adds shine to your hair and removes buildup. It’s especially good for very dry or damaged hair.’
Combine juice of 1 large lemon* with your usual amount of conditioner, then rinse through hair thoroughly.’
NOTE: A lot of people find 1/2 a lemon is enough as for some this can be drying. Also, for best results it should be thoroughly rinsed out with cool water and followed by regular conditioning. Lime and even grapefruit juice may be used.