Apple cider vinegar has many supposed health benefits and can do so many different things. One of the things it can do is help to balance the pH on our hair.
But what does this mean? Chemistry teacher mode engaged.
pH is a measure of how acidic or basic a substance is. The lower the number, the more acidic it is. Acidic substances have a sharp, sour taste (like lemon juice and vinegar). The higher the number, the more basic a substance is. Bases tend to mix with water to form soapy sudsy products and are used as...
So you've done it. You took the plunge. You said "no more" to liquid shampoos and decided to go for a more natural approach to your hair care. Good on you!
You've washed your hair, it all smelled great. It lathered well and you rinsed it out. You go to brush your hair afterwards and start to panic.
Why is my hair so hard to brush?! Why does it feel so dry?!
You're not alone in this. This is actually quite common and is known in the shampoo world as the purge.
You've more than likely used liquid...