DIY Clay Shampoo|Clay Wash Recipe

Hi all,

I will share with you my current hair “shampoo” or Clay wash. I’ve been using a clay wash these past months, and I love the results on my hair. It leaves my hair shiny; it deep cleanses the hair and scalp, restores my hair; it’s all-natural and affordable.

This DIY shampoo is amazing for a deep wash and will leave your hair feeling fresh and clean!


Rhassoul Clay: Rhassoul means “to wash” in Arabic. This clay is often used in Morocco in cosmetic products, on hair and face.
– Rich in mineral
– Clears clogged pores
– Reduces dryness
– Improves hair elasticity
– Aids detangling
– Helps to remove dandruff

Bentonite Clay: Often used as a face mask.
– Helps with dry scalp
– Helps heat damage
– Makes your hair shine
– Antimicrobial
– Clarifier and detoxifier

Aloe Vera Juice:
– Helps for the scalp
– Moisturize the hair
– Increase blood circulation
– Anti-inflammatory
– Rich in vitamins and minerals

Apple Cider vinegar:
– Allows deep clean your hair and scalp
– Balances the PH of the hair
– Adds shine to the hair
– Relieves itchy scalp
– Protects hair colour

– Great moisturizer and humectant
– Reduces split ends
– Repairs damage

Ayurvedic Foodherbs Hair Oil mix or Oil of your choice:
– Adds extra shine and moisture to the hair
– Helps to stimulate hair growth and protect hair follicle

Essential oils: Add any oils that will stimulate hair growth
It helps to stimulate the blood flow on your scalp and will result in hair growth.

Rosemary oil
Peppermint oil

I tried different recipes and this one is my favourite so far. The combination of ingredients leaves my curls defined, smooth and shiny.

¼ Rhassoul Clay
¼ Bentonite Clay*
½ cup Apple Cider vinegar
¼ cup Water
1 cup of Aloe Vera Juice
2 tbsp Glycerin
2 tbsp Ayurvedic or any oil of your choice
10 drops Peppermint essential oil
10 drops Rosemary essential oil
1 plastic funnel

*Please note you should use plastic tools with Clay. Using metal tools will reduce the healing properties of the Bentonite Clay.

Let the mixture sit for 15-20 minutes, allow any lumps to dissolve, and all the ingredients combine.

Part your hair in four sections, apply the clay to your hair, from your tips to your scalp, and massage.

Let it for 5-10 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water and apply your desired conditioner.

Let me know if you ever try this DIY Shampoo. Feel free to alter the recipe using the ingredients you have available.

If you try it, let me know 🙂

Love xoxo
Génika Jo

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  1. So many are oblivious to the fact that shampoos that grow your hair faster and longer (of course with no sulfates, no parabens and no DEA) even exist. We all are now able to experience longer hair and attain more alternatives. Definitely worth looking into it.

    Whether you’re considering alopecia, hair damage, avoiding scalp disorders, fast hair growth, hair care normally, the same rules apply.

    In most cases, you will want to avoid hair treatments and products that contain chemicals such as parabens, DEA and sulfates.

    What is healthy for your hair is healthy for your skin all the same.

    It goes without saying the content on this page is so accurate for so many reasons. It avoids the accustomed traps and mistakes too many fall into- buying bad alternatives. Thank you so much!

    1. Hi Juliette,
      Yes indeed! Thank you for sharing 🙂

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