citrus hair & scalp treatment

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As seen in the September issue of Clean Eating Magazine

If your locks are looking less than lustrous, especially after all the swimming and sweating from the summer, get to the root of it with this all-natural moisturizing hair and scalp treatment. I created it for the September issue of Clean Eating Magazine!

This citrus hair and scalp treatment only has 4 ingredients and will have your noggin feeling fresh. Slather on this superfoods face mask for a total spa experience at home!

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citrus sage and scalp treatment

Get to the root of that drab hair and make it shine with this DIY citrus hair & scalp treatment!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Lauren Toyota


  • 2 fresh sage leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 grapefruit, juiced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tbsp jojoba oil (NOTE: you could also use cold-pressed olive oil too)


  1. Add sage leaves to ¼ cup boiling water and steep until cool.

  2. Into a small bottle, pour juices and oil. (TIP: Use a salad dressing or oil bottle with a small spout for easy application to your scalp.)

  3. Remove sage leaves from water and add sage water to juice-oil mixture.

Recipe Notes

NOTE: Although this treatment is generally safe for all hair colors, use with caution if you’ve recently colored your hair.

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2 thoughts on “citrus hair & scalp treatment”

    1. Lauren Toyota

      I would use with caution or do a small test. The acidity may discolour dyed hair

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