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Does this help with dandruff or just makes your hair soft? What is it made of once again? My last question is, how do YOU battle dandruff?

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it helps somewhat when following the baking soda soak
acv apple cider vinager
u can add teatree and rosemarey too
and freeeezing cold rince helps alot too
I actually have not been using the acv rinse in over a week and I have to say I don't miss t. Before, after the acv , my hair would be really soft and poofy and I would be spraying with sea salt to make it tighten again. Without the acv , I don't need the sea salt spray anymore. It's tight right after the wash.

The itchiness/dandruff has been about the same as when I was using the acv, I just rinse really thoroughly and I think it's enough.
Once the dreads are mature I will probably use the acv more often so that they are soft then, but now I need them to not be soft.
Is there a way to get rid of caustic without the ACV?

Knottysleeves said:
ACV counteracts the high pH of the baking soda. The baking soda dries out your hair; the ACV brings it back to a balanced pH and makes it soft again.

It's not necessary to use ACV every time you do the baking soda wash, but you should do it once it awhile just to make sure the baking soda isn't leaving any buildup that could be caustic.
I read somewhere that as long as you rinse extremely well with water you should be ok.

Aaron"TheLegend" said:
Is there a way to get rid of caustic without the ACV?

^what she said, anything acidic (safe of course lol)
personally I do the BS/ACV clean once a month

rest I use a combo of different soaps but add tea tree, rosemary, peppermint (more for smell and the awesome feeling it has on the scalp)
Lolz that's cute xD "margarite"

But I wash my hair with the Baking soda every 3/4 days. I add rosemary, lavender and Peppermint. I get some dandruff build up....but that's only because i used 2 drops of each with 2 1/4 cup of water -.-

Tomorrow I wash my hair so I'm going to use around 6-8 drops this time.

Knottysleeves said:
Fresh lime juice instead of ACV is an awesome treat once in awhile, especially if you add some salt to your baking soda. :-) I find it's gentler on my scalp.

And if you have a shot of tequila with it, you could be a human margarita!
I used to get horrible dandruff. I started dreading and I barely get it anymore, only in very small doses, it's weird. It's like my scalp wanted to dread all along. :P But I use the ACV rinse after baking soda. About a spoon full of it.
But it hasn't irradiated my scalp at all, I barely used them and well my head smelled good, but I didn't get any cool feeling like peppermint does. O.O

Idk I'm going to experiment.

Sister Rags said:
I agree with Knottys. Gotta go LIGHT on the oils, vinegar, baking soda ...you want them to enhance, not burn your skin/scalp.
Yeah I have less dandruff as well....it still bothers me though -.-
Ever since I dreaded my hair is less itchy and less dandruff, it's actually pretty cool. And a lot of my friends are interested in doing it themselves now.
maybe you could try only increasing the drops of one oil(I suggest peppermint cus it's working for me-5drops). Essential oils are all different and require different amounts.

Hi there,

Just joined tis forum as my scalp is crying out for help. I used to have dreads but had to cut them off due to sore itchy scalp. tried re growing them... same problem, this time was using nizoral shampoo having to wash dreads loads making them a fluffy mess and still with the same problem. At which point saw a "specialist" who threatened me with baldness, and told me the only way to cure the problem was to cut my locks and treat the problem. So yet again the locks came off. Was told I had Sebhorreic Eczema. Whilst problem was controlable was told it will never go away. I realised I would find it very hard to not have my locks for the rest of my days. So here is where I stand, starting to not wash my hair head itching crusting up and being sore. Come across this b/s avc method and seeing a possible solution. could someone spell out exactly how much to use. as if i get it wrong am in a scalp snowstorm :}

 

You should really try using everclean shampoo. It works really well for scalp problems. Check it out on Amazon.

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