Add 1 tbsp. of baking soda to just enough water to make a paste. Apply the paste to your roots and let it sit for 1 minute. Scrub your scalp with your fingertips to stimulate blood flow and remove built up product or grime. Be gentle; you don't want to rip your hair out of your head! Rinse your hair with tepid water, and then follow with a solution of 2 tbsp. of apple cider vinegar to 1 cup of water. Allow it to remain on your head for 1 minute, then rinse thoroughly again with tepid water.
Try a conditioner only approach to keeping your locks looking lovely. Use it exactly as you would shampoo. Apply a lot of it to thoroughly coat your hair. Massage it into your wet hair and leave it on your head for a few minutes. Comb in through your hair from roots to ends. If your hair is naturally curly or tightly coiled, conditioner washing helps fight the frizz and fuzz.
You can keep your scalp and hair clean with a dry shampoo that you can whip up at home. Cornstarch helps absorb excessive oils and dirt from the scalp. Simply put 1/2 cup cornstarch into a small bowl. Dip your fingers into the cornstarch, and then pat it on your part or to the oily sections of your scalp. Gently massage it into the roots and let it sit for 1 minute. Comb the cornstarch through your hair to distribute the cornstarch to your strands and take away the gunk on the way down.
Use a light conditioner for conditioner washing. Regular use of protein conditioners can make hair hard and brittle.
You will need to occasionally shampoo your hair every other week or so with conditioner washing to remove a buildup of styling products.