How to Give Yourself a Hair & Scalp Detox

Just like the skin on your face and body, the skin on your scalp needs a regular detox. After all, it puts up with a lot; heat, cold, combing, pulling… You name it, your scalp has been through it. Throw in all the products you use – such as hairspray, gels and styling creams – and you’ve got a recipe for build-up. Enter a hair and scalp detox. Designed to cleanse deep down and restore balance to your scalp, a hair detox should be carried out at least every six weeks to keep locks looking and feeling fresh. Here, we break down everything you need to know about hitting ‘reset’ on stressed-out hair, whether you’re following these tips for yourself or passing them on to your client...

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