Infused Tipsy Hair Rinse

Posted on 01 August 2015
Author:Emilia Obiekea

When hair feels limp and looks tired pour it a drink. Beer rinsing is wonderful for boosting the hair's volume and giving it life.

Beer is rich in vitamins and proteins. Hops, yeast and malt are the main active components of beer. They nourish the cuticle layer of the hair and treat the scalp. For the scalp it helps to control itchiness and removes light product build up. 

 

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Emilia's Infused Tipsy Hair Rinse
  • 1 cup of distilled water
  • 1 cup of room temp. flat beer
  • 1 tablespoon each: rosemary, mint, raw honey, lavender buds
  • 3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar (acv)
Steps
  • Add everything, excluding the acv and beer, to the hot distilled water. Cover to steep until cooled. 
  • Strain and discard the ingredients from the water.
  • Mix the infused water with the acv and beer.
  • The rinse can be sprayed on or poured over your hair.
  • Massage the scalp.
  • Let it sit in the hair for a few minutes.
  • Rinse with lukewarm water. 

Warning: do not let it get into your eyes. If this happens be sure to flush the eyes out properly.
 
Don't want to use beer?
Carbonated water and non-alcoholic beer can be used to substitute the beer. I have noticed that the best results are achieved by using normal beer. If you have dark hair using dark beer is great. If your hair is light in color or dyed just stick to regular beer.

Results
The hair is left feeling strengthened, softened, smooth, shiny, less frizz, increased elasticity and volume.

This should be done in moderation. Too much of a good thing becomes a problem eventually. Due to the alcohol, in the beer, excessive use can become very drying to the hair. The rinse is good for occasional use.

Give it a try and let us know what you think in the comment section.

Enjoy!

Disclaimer: If you have any questions or concerns about doing this rinse due to health issues, pregnancy or etc... always consult your physician first.

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