Curly Conversations: How to use tea to heal your hair and body
- Helps fight dandruff
- Promotes hair growth
- Acts as a conditioner
- Can prevent split ends
- Moisturizes strands
- and more
Enough about the benefits. I bet you’re wondering how the heck I use ginger root for my curly hair. Here’s how I create my ginger rinse.
DIY Ginger Rinse for Natural Hair
- One small ginger root
- Sharp knife
- 4 cups of water
- Small-to-medium-sized saucepan
- Jar or container with air tight lid for storage
- Applicator bottle with nozzle tip
- Use a sharp knife to shave off the skin of the ginger root
- Once skinned, cut the ginger into slices
- Fill your saucepan with water and toss in your ginger slices
- Let the water boil for about 2-3 minutes before cutting off the heat
- Let the mixture cool before pouring into container (ginger slices and all) – store in fridge
How to apply a ginger rinse to your hair:
- Fill your applicator bottle with your ginger mixture
- Cleanse and condition your hair as normal
- The last step should involve the ginger – apply a generous amount of the ginger rinse directly to your scalp and loose hair
- Allow the ginger to be absorbed by the hair for 2-3 minutes before rinsing with cool water
- Continue your normal styling routine
It may seem like a lot, but it’s pretty simple.
Since using this rinse bi-weekly, I’ve noticed my hair to be less tangled and a lot softer.
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