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Bexz Walker

Natural living, health, wellbeing and food writer, journalist and blogger.

My kids are obsessed with dry shampoo and it is very handy stuff.  Normal shop bought shampoo is full of nasties. They are overloaded with chemicals and really do no good to your hair and if used too often can strip out all the natural goodness and leave your hair dull and flat.

And what if you are out and about and need your hair to look good but can't get to a shower? Then dry shampoo is the answer and our recipe is not only super easy to make, it is also cheap and natural. It is safe enough to use on your hair every other day!

So let's get on with the recipe!

Ingredients

  • 8g bicarb (approx 1 level tablespoon or one very heaped teaspoon)
  • 16g arrowroot (approx 1 very heaped tablespoon)
  • 24g cornflour (approx 1.5 very heaped tablespoons)
  • 5 drops of peppermint essential oil (optional)

Method

1. Easy - put all of the above in a bowl and mix! If using the essential oil this will make the dry shampoo mix a little clumpy at first, just push down all the clumps with the back of a spoon and stir, it will soon be fluffy again.

2. Put the dry shampoo mix into a storage container.  For sheer ease of use I use a flour sifter container so it sprinkles nicely on the hair.

3. My flour sifter comes with a lid which also make storing easy! I bought mine from Asda for about £3 if I remember correctly, but you can get them in most supermarkets and cheap shops.

4. Sprinkle or dust the dry shampoo mix onto the hair at the roots first and then very lightly over the rest of the hair.  If you do not have a flour sifter you can rub some of the dry shampoo into your hands and run your hands through your hair.

5. Run you hands through your hair, ruffle it up and give it a good massage, this will spread the dry shampoo mix around your hair and allow it to start working, it will also give your head a good massage to improve the circulation to your head and hair follicles.

6. Brush your hair thoroughly and style. DONE!

You will see many recipes that add cocoa powder to their own versions of dry shampoo mix for darker hair to disguise the 'flour' look, but this is not needed and not recommended. With our recipe you do not need it if you massage your head and hair well.

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The Bexz.

Journalist - Writer - Blogger

With articles in publications such as The Daily Mail, Reuters, Fox News, Bella Magazine & more, Bexz is a journalist, blogger & writer on all aspects of natural living including natural health, complimentary therapies & food.

With over 20 years experience writing for the food and natural health industries, Bexz knows her way around a kitchen as well as living the natural life and creating a natural home.  Bexz has worked with some amazing brands such as The Walt Disney Corporation, Marks & Spencer, Asda, Schar, Sainsburys, Lindt UK, Pukka Teas, The Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs Live, Natural & Organic Products Show, The BBC, The Lord Mayor’s Show London and many more. 

Bexz is honoured to receive regular press accreditation for trade & retail shows like the Natural & Organic Products Show, The Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs Live, The Allergy & Free From Show, among others.  Bexz has been a qualified complimentary therapist since 1995 and a web designer by trade.

Bexz is also a gamer and is proud to be part of the UK esports team ‘Bulldog’, she has been playing World of Warcraft since 2004 and runs a guild with over 500 members. She also now plays Overwatch competitively as part of the ‘Bulldog’ team.

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As a food writer and cook, Bexz certainly knows her way around a kitchen. After travelling extensively around the world eating at some of the world's finest restaurants, Bexz also has exacting standards on both food and service. She loves to write reviews on good food products produced here in the UK and also healthy and 'free from' food products. You'll also find some of her own recipes here that have been published in various media publications. She has been voted in the top 40 of UK food writers.

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Bexz lives in the countryside just outside London and runs her busy household like a mini homestead. Because of this she has been writing and publishing articles and natural home recipes for over 25 years. All aspects of natural living and the natural home are covered from ideas, to recipes, to reviews and opinions. Many of her articles have been published and she was also nominated as Netmums blog of the week on several occasions and has also written for the Daily Mail amongst others.

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When Bexz was 19 she suffered a series of strokes and had meningitis which left her in a wheelchair, she was also diagnosed with M.E. and Guillain-Barré Syndrome. Since then she has studied to become a fully qualified complimentary therapist and has great respect for all avenues of natural healing and wellbeing. She writes on various topics from reviews of products to new therapies, as well as general blogging on the subject. She has been published in Top Santé magazine and interviewed on BBC Radio several times.

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