Before you even wash your hair, you should make sure you are treating your scalp. Often people thing of their strands and not the mechanism in which it grows out of. A healthy scalp leads to healthy hair. We found these elixirs to help ensure you remove all product buildup, leaving you with a clean scalp and room from growth. Tell us which ones are your favorite!
1. SHEA MOISTURE AFRICAN WATER MINT & GINGER DETOX & REFRESH SCALP ELIXIR
I love this scalp elixir. The ginger feels tingly on your scalp and leaves it clean without feeling stripped. The product is easy to apply too. I part my hair, place the product directly on my scalp and rub it in. SheaMoisture.com, $10.99.
2. CANTU APPLE CIDER VINEGAR ROOT RINSE
This root rinse can replace your shampoo for when your hair has heavy buildup. This formula has no mineral oil, sulfates, parabens, silicones, phtalates, gluten, paraffin or propylene. SallyBeauty.com, $4.99.
3. CAROL’S DAUGHTER LISA’S HAIR ELIXIR FORTIFYING SCALP SPRAY
This scalp spray exfoliates and only has to be placed on your scalp for 10 minutes. RickysNYC.com, $11.00.
4. GROW GORGEOUS SCALP DETOX
This scalp detox combines natural Castor Oil Beads, White Willow Bark extract and Pomegranate Fruit Enzymes to gently exfoliate the scalp, providing a deep, intensive clean that eliminates clogging impurities, product build up, dry skin and dandruff. GrowGorgeous.com, $34.00.
5. O’Right Tea Tree Purifying Scalp Spray
This has tea tree oil to soothe your scalp. Using natural mint extracts, it clarifies pores and leaves your pores feeling clean. SalonProductsDirect.com, $15.99 (on sale from $25.00).
6. BOTANIST BOTANICAL SCALP TREATMENT
This Japanese product has 90% or more of the ingredients are plant derived. This formula will help clear up your scalps’ pores. Amazon.com, $25.06.
7. KIEHL’S DEEP MICRO-EXFOLIATING SCALP TREATMENT
This product helps to control dandruff and promotes a healthy scalp. LordAndTaylor.com, $20.00.