DIY Baking Soda Shampoo

We have an equation in our life that shampoo means a lot of foam. Many times we assume that the foam which the shampoo creates is responsible for proper cleaning of our scalp. But it is a myth. To create foam the shampoo has to be soap based which means it consists of a lot of chemicals.

This foam is not cleaning your hair, but it is taking away the natural moisture of your hair many it dull and rough. In order to have a better quality of hair and have proper hair growth, you should stop using these foam based shampoo.

The herbal and natural hair care at home is the only option to maintain the good health of your hair. You might be wondering from where you can get right herbal hair product for your hair? Well, you don’t have to go anywhere to buy these products; you can actually prepare your own shampoo at home.

This shampoo will be made up of natural ingredients like baking soda and apple cider vinegar. It will be a foam free shampoo but it will work incredibly to clean your hair and boost the hair growth.

Things you need

  • Baking soda- 3 tbsp
  • Water- 2 cup
  • Apple cider vinegar- 2 tbsp
  • Peppermint oil- 2-3 drops
  • A squeeze bottle


1. Mix 3 tbsp of baking soda in 1 cup of water (the ratio should be 1:3 part).

2. Add the solution in the squeeze bottle.

3. Sprinkle the solution on your dry hair right from the root till the end of your hair.

4. Spread it properly on your scalp and hair. Allow it to remain on your hair for 3 minutes.

5. Wash your hair with cold water, it will not make any foam on your hair but your hair will be properly clean.

6. Remove the last residues of baking soda and then rinse your hair using warm water.

7. Now, make a solution of 2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar and 1 cup of water (ratio should be 1:4) and add few drops of peppermint oil to it.

8. Rinse your hair with this vinegar solution to improve the texture of your hair.

9. Avoid the contact of the mixture with your eyes, you can tilt your head while pouring the ACV solution on your hair.

Try this homemade shampoo for at least 1 month and you will be amazed to see the extraordinary change in your hair. The hair fall will be reduced and the hair will become smooth like never before. The shampoo will also boost the hair growth and provide relief from dandruff issue.

Share will us how was your experience after using this excellent homemade shampoo.