We love do-it-yourself beauty routines. It’s a very pleasant alternative for women and men who want to indulge in making themselves look and feel good but otherwise do not have the luxury of time or money for professional treatment. Beauty and wellness are also integral parts of life and should be made available to everyone. Thankfully, beauty trends and innovations are rapidly going back to the basics. With even leading experts advocating at-home treatments, an increase in the volume of DIY remedies have been made readily available online. Beauty has become more accessible to the general public. And this comes as no surprise because DIY remedies make use of organic, natural and safe ingredients that you can easily find at home. They’re very simple to do and have been proven to be very effective.
With loads of options to choose from however, it’s equally easy to get lost in the hype. We’ve sifted through the lot of them and found one remedy that has totally captivated our interest namely, the one with the beer.
Benefits of beer shampoo for hair
Beer has many practical applications apart from being nearly everyone’s favorite social drink. You can cook with it. You can use it as grass fertilizer. You can even use it to put out a fire. And fairly recently, beer has been discovered to make for great shampoo.
Believe it or not, beer is good for your hair. When used as a shampoo, it can drastically improve the look and quality of otherwise dry and unhealthy hair. How can beer give you shiny beautiful hair? You have the breweries to thank for that. Beer is made from fermented barley which later becomes malt and hop, which are rich in protein. These proteins in the beer help repair damaged hair and give it a natural shine. It can also promote hair growth or prevent hair loss when it is applied on the scalp. Additionally, beer gives hair more bounce and volume.
Unlike costly hot oil treatments and hair rejuvenation kits, DIY beer shampoo requires little to no money out especially if you have the ingredients lying around the house anyway. Additionally, it’s relatively simple to concoct so you can make as much of it as you like for liberal use. One bottle can last for you for a couple of weeks. This saves you trips to the grocery, too.
Beer shampoo has received much skepticism and scrutiny from online netizens who have relegated it as just one of those hypes. Yet we stand with those users who were brave enough to try them. Suffice to say they were met with surprise and have posted many reviews and photographs of how beautiful their hair had turned out after. Even experts in hair and beauty advocate its use. Moreover extensive research has already gone into uncovering the possible advantages and disadvantages of beer in shampoo. And apart from the smell, that may be unpleasant for some the pros greatly outweigh the cons.
How to make beer shampoo?
If your interest has not been sufficiently piqued by now then maybe you’d change your mind with how easy it is to DIY beer shampoo. It makes use of very little ingredients and preparation time is just under 30 minutes. To make your DIY beer shampoo, start of by grabbing a can or bottle of your favorite brand of beer from the fridge. You can use virtually any brand (there is no particular specification) because it will not affect the end result. Pour one half cup of beer into a sauce pan and let the beer reduce to about half of its original volume over medium heat. This step will take all of 15 minutes. Afterwards, let the beer cool. Take a bottle of plain shampoo and pour one cup into a mixing bowl. Then add the cooled beer reduction into the shampoo. Once the mixture has been properly combined, pour the beer shampoo into a shampoo bottle. And there you have it, your very own DIY beer shampoo.
How to clean your hair with beer?
Directions for use are just as simple. It works just like regular shampoo. Dispense DIY beer shampoo on palm – amount should be about the size of a dime. Lather the beer shampoo into your hair then rinse. Let hair dry. The only downside to DIY beer shampoo is that it is not as fragrant as ordinary shampoo. Moreover, the smell of beer lingers around your tendrils. So if you don’t like this smell, it may get unpleasant. But don’t worry. The smell will eventually disappear once your hair has completely dried.
Your standard hair treatments, like coloring, perming, straightening and curling is detrimental for hair health. It can leave hair looking dull and dead. Using DIY beer shampoo for one week straight can dramatically improve hair health. Transform damaged hair into a beautiful, bouncy and shiny-looking mane in just seven days.
DIY beer shampoo just might be the thing for you. It’s a cheap and effective way to get gorgeous hair without spending overly much if at all. It’s not an instant remedy or a miracle solution by any stretch of the imagination. But it does yield improvements, which can be readily seen as early as one week. And if you still don’t believe us go ahead and try it for yourself. And if you do please, please let us know. Loads of people have already shared theirs. We would love to hear your beer shampoo hair story! Drop by the comments section and tells us what DIY beer shampoo has done for you.