By Samantha Herman

Anyone with dreadlocks will tell you that they are not meant to be washed on a daily basis. However, proper hygiene is still a necessity, and not everyone has a lot of money to spend on fancy shampoos designed to keep dreadlocks intact. Here is a cheap way to keep your dreadlocks and scalp clean.

Make Dreads Shampoo

Step 1

Put the baking soda in the cup.

Step 2

Fill the cup with water and stir.

Step 3

Bring the mixture into the shower.

Step 4

Wet your scalp and dreadlocks, then pour the mixture over them.

Step 5

Massage the mixture onto the scalp, making sure that all areas are covered.

Step 6

Let the mixture sit for one minute.

Step 7

Rinse thoroughly, making sure that no baking soda residue is left on the scalp or on the dreadlocks.