We spend a lot of time (and sometimes money) DETOXING ourselves with everything from juice cleanses to infrared saunas to fancy face masks. While all of those can be beneficial- what about your head? By your head, I mean your scalp. . . Our hair grows straight from our scalp and if our scalp isn't healthy, how could we hope to grow long lovely locks? Most of us never think about giving our head a DETOX,but now's the time to start and here's how: . 1 teaspoon of BAKING SODA BAKING SODA is a natural cleansing ingredient that absorbs oils, grease, and product residue from your hair. 2 tablespoons of OLIVE OIL OLIVE OILis filled with antioxidants great for fighting dandruff and dry scalp. The oil can prevent hair loss by reducing the chances of Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) production (a hormone that decreases the hair follicle shaft growth which can cause hair loss). 1/2 teaspoon of CINNAMON powder CINNAMON contains organic compounds eugenol and cinnamaldehyde which are antiviral,antifungal and antibacterial. This is said to prevent fungal and bacterial infections of the scalp. Steps to detoxifying your scalp: To prevent dry hair and scalp, this mask treatment is for a deep clarifying cleanse and should not be used more than once a month. . . Step 1: Mix all ingredients in a small container Step 2: Part your hair in small sections and apply the mask down each part on the scalp Step 3: Massage the mask into the scalp in a gentle circular motion Step 4: Cover your hair and scalp with a shower cap for 10 -15 minutes Step 5: Shampoo and conditioner your hair as normal For an alternative to shampooing your hair, you can finish the detox treatment off with a APPLE CIDER VINEGAR rinse and then condition as normal. Apple cider vinegar, or ACV,helps to balance the hair and scalp ph levels,kills the bacteria that causes dandruff and gives shine . Source : @lilychoinaturalhealing(@repost_via_instant) .