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Baking Soda is NOT shampoo

Why Baking Soda is actually doing more harm than good to your hair and scalp. We’ve all seen the posts and the craze that is using baking soda as a shampoo, but what is it really doing to our hair and scalp? Have you ever felt someones hair after they have been using baking soda for a while? It feels like junk! Like there’s a thick waxy kind of coating to the hair. So I’m going to break it down to simple science for you. Remember that test you did in school where you mixed solutions of different pH levels
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Drugstore vs. Professional, what is the real difference?

Have you ever wondered how much of a difference buying professional versus drug store shampoo and conditioner really makes? I mean $40 for a bottle of Bumble and Bumble, when you could be paying $12 for the same size of your Wal Mart favorite? SO when it comes down to it, what really makes the difference? The first thing is that your skin and hair’s PH naturally sits at a 4.5-5.5. Professional shampoos and conditioners are regulated between a PH of 5-7 which is considered neutral and will not have any drying or harsh effects on your scalp and hair. Drug store shampoos
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