DIY Recipes

Recipes…

General “Deep Cleanse”

      • 1/2 – 3/4 cup baking soda
      • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
      • 2 TBSP Lemon Juice
      • 20 drops teatree essential oil
      • 40 drops rosemary essential oil
      • Basin (can be done in a sink, bucket, dishpan, etc.)
    1. Place baking soda, 10 drops of tea tree oil, and 20 drops of rosemary essential oil into a basin deep enough that the dreadlocks can be completely submerged in the solution.
    2. Fill basin with warm/hot water until its about 2/3-3/4 full, using your hand to break up any clumps in the bottom of the pitcher/sink/bucket.
    3. Once solution is smooth and clump-free, fill the basin the rest of the way until full.
    4. Submerge your locks and let soak 10-30 minutes.
    5. Rinse well
    6. Pour ACV into same basin along with the lemon juice.
    7. Add 10 drops of tea tree oil, 20 drops of rosemary essential oil, and cool/temped water until full.
    8. Let soak 3-5 minutes.
    9. Rinse well.

 

“Fix the Itch” Spray

Having problems with new dreadlock itchies? or maybe you just workout a lot and get a little itchy between hair wash days.

This spray really helps alalleviate itch fast while giving your scalp a nice blast of moisture.

      • Small spray bottle
      • Alcohol-free Witch Hazel
      • 15 drops Peppermint Essential Oil
  1. Mix all ingredients into a 16-21 oz. spray bottle.
  2. Spray liberally on scalp
  3. Use hair dryer on Cool setting until dry

 

Salt-free Locking Spray

Don’t waste your money on over priced “Locking Sprays” Make your own!  This helps tame frizzies, promotes root locking,

and helps accelerate the overall locking process.

      • 1 part 100% pure aloe gel (no colors or additives)
      • 1 tbsp lemon juice
      • 3 parts water
  1. Mix all ingredients into a 16-21 oz. spray bottle.
  2. Spray liberally on locks before or after maintenance to help accelerate the locking process. Only needed about once a week.
    (Lemon Juice may cause hair to lighten if exposed to direct sunlight for too long after application.)