With all the staying at home that is going on now is a better time than any to give your hair a bit of love and a DETOX. Here I will give you a little run down on our new baby called SHMUD which will cleanse & purify your scalp & hair.
What is SHMUD?
Well glad you asked!
SHMUD is a RAW shampoo that cleans your hair without any man made surfactants. The ingredients are pure and comprise of herbs, extracts & clay. This product does not give bubbles but it does do a good job of cleansing.
How do I use it?
It comes in a powder form and you mix it up with some water before use.
It can be used as a shampoo replacement or you can use it weekly or monthly as a detox for your hair.
Here we are going to focus on 3 ways you can use SHMUD CLEANSE & PURIFY
as a detox for your scalp and hair.
1. The Gradual Detox Using SHMUD cleanse & purify once a month will give your scalp a gentle detox and your hair a boost. This product contains ghassoul clay which will help to draw out any impurities and cleanse your hair at the same time. The seaweed extract will feed your scalp and leave your hair feeling silky. Moringa, amla & parsley will feed your scalp and the orange peel will help to exfoliate. Here is how: Follow the mixing directions on the pack and massage it into your scalp. Work it right in, scalp massage is good for healthy hair growth and it will help to spread the SHMUD around. You may want to use double the amount for the extra power. You can apply to unwashed hair. It does help if you have damp hair dampen so you can run you hair under the tap or if you have a spray bottle that could come in handy. Once you have massaged it in well, wrap your hair in a towel or scarf and leave for 30 mins. Rinse in the shower. You can use conditioner on the ends if you like or you can do what I do and just rinse. The feel of it : Your hair will feel super smooth in the running water of the shower, almost silky or slippery. That is the seaweed working its magic! This will give you the impression that your hair is not clean because it wont feel squeaky like when you shampoo with a normal bubbly liquid. Once your hair is dry you will notice it has a bit more body and it will probably be more likely to stay when you want it to. It will be clean but you wont have that tight scalp feeling that you would usually get after using bubbly shampoo.
2. The In-between Detox
This one if for those who like both worlds. You can useSHMUD cleanse & purify once a week to cleanse your hair and feed & detox your scalp at the same time. For this one you can choose wether to use it in the shower or to apply and leave in your hair for 30 mins.
3. The Jump on in Detox
This one is not for the light hearted. It is if you truely want to follow a no-tox and no sham-POO routine. This is where you fully replace your standard shampoo with SHMUD cleanse & purify. The detox will take around 1 full jar and you will see your hair settle into the routine at about the 3 week mark. Here is how: Mix the paste following the instructions just before you jump into the shower ( yes you will have to think ahead) that might seem a lot to ask but once you get into the swing of it it will become second nature. Tip use a non breakable container. Wet your hair and then apply the paste evenly to the scalp. Massage in well, you can add a little more water by quickly popping your head under the shower ( in and out). Massage in again and then rinse well. While rinsing continue to massage your scalp to stimulate the circulation and help the particles to wash out. You can use conditioner on the ends if you like or you can do what I do and just rinse. The feel of it : Your hair will feel super smooth in the running water of the shower, almost silky or slippery. That is the seaweed working its magic! This will give you the impression that your hair is not clean because it wont feel squeaky like when you shampoo with a normal bubbly liquid. Once your hair is dry you will notice it has a bit more body and it will probably be more likely to stay when you want it to. Important to note: The first week will be easy, the second you could start to see and feel the hair & scalp detox happening. This could make you want to run back to conventional bubbly shampoo but if you can stick to it another week or two you will see the change. Your scalp will balance out and you will start to see a difference in your hair.
Summary: SHMUD cleanse & purify is a great product to Detox your hair & scalp. It is a shampoo replacement & treatment in one. You can incorporate it into your hair routine by using it all the time or just sometimes. It really is up to you.
This product is certified organic
If you have any questions please reach out! If you have any tips or suggestions of your own please share!!