Hard Water Treatments
Hard Water Treatments:
Over 85% of the population in the U.S. (Water Quality Association numbers), are bathing with
and drinking hard water.
While hard water is fine for drinking, it can cause many problems for your hair, scalp and skin including symptoms of hard water hair.
Hard Water Treatments for your hair can make a very big difference,
giving you lighter hair, brighter hair color and additional volume to help
reduce both fine thin hair problems and thinning hair problems. So here
are some tips on how to get the hard water build up out of hair, along
with the best shampoo to use with hard water.
Check for Symptoms of Hard Water Hair by asking yourself
--->> Does my Hair feels dry -- is
my Resistant to color or perming -- do I have signs Dandruff or
Eczema of the scalp -- is my hair Dry, with flaky skin -- is my hair
Thinning -- does my hair Colors fade too quickly or go all dull -- do my
Perms appearing to fall out too soon -- does my hair show signs
of Discoloration especially darkening -- has my lost its body and shine?
If you say yes your answer may be this simple Hard Water
The Malibu Makeover Treatment is #1 Hard Water Treatment in our
book, for its low cost, ease of use, and reliability.
Malibu offers Malibu Makeover Treatments in Original formula
(normal brown hair), Non-Pigmented (grey hair), Ultra Color and
Blond (light hair high lift color or colored & bleached hair).
Occasionally someone uses the original formula on highlighted
hair or grey hair ... and the highlights turn slightly golden.
Not to worry you are seeing where
the vitamin C in the formula has oxidized producing the unwanted
This color fades by itself in a few days or you can shampoo with
a violet based shampoo to "brown out" the unwanted golden tone.
Eliminating this color shift - is the very reason for the
non-pigment and ultra blond formulations. Either way the
unwanted minerals are gone from your hair, after your treatment.
Rule #1 Adding heat increases the desired improvement result
with most hair treatments
the most controllable
& cost effective method to add heat is a
- second choice would be a salon dryer or a bonnet type hair dryer
- third there are some "wrap around your head" - microwaveable hair caps
- hot towels wrapped around your head
- sitting in the sun
- trying a product that does "not require heat" note these
often works better if you
do apply heat.
If you want to try first without heat - please do but we find
for the most effective removal of hard water minerals heat is
- Shampoo your hair twice and rinse.
- You get a Malibu Makeover kit. Empty the Malibu makeover
treatment envelope into 2oz of hot water. Stir or shake and let
gel for 1 or 2 minutes.
- Pour the mixture onto your hair and using your hands work into
your hair from scalp to ends.
Cover with a plastic processing cap
- Add heat if you have it. We like the
Heat Cap for both ease of use and the silence.
at least 10 minutes with heat (20 minutes without heat ) then rinse.
- Condition, rinse and dry.
More Hard water Solutions are available :
Malibu now offers
weekly treatments to help maintain your hair
mineral free. These "In the Shower" treatments
do NOT required heat, and
extend the time between Malibu Makeover Treatments - with heat.
Malibu has treatments for near everything you can think of
including: Color Prepare (for before your color your hair),
After-Swim (removes chlorine/bromine), Hard Water Treatment
(mineral removal), Color Correction (before starting a color
correction), Blond Weekly
Brightener, Hair Extension Weekly Treatment, Dandruff
Eczema Weekly Treatment, Hair Relaxer Treatment (used both
Before & After a chemical hair straightener).
For more lathering results, shampoo and rinse prior to
For best results, pour crystals into wet palm, then rub wet
palms together to form a rich gel. Apply to hair turns to from a
lathering treatment. Work through your hair as you would your
Shampoo following application if you are having a hair color
service. May be used daily, weekly, or as often as desired.
Daily solutions include malibu 2000 well water action shampoo,
THE Best shampoo to use with hard water, along with Malibu Well
(as seen on the Hard-Water-Well-Water
Malibu 2000 Well Water Action Shampoo page)
Leaves hair soft, manageable, full of shine & mineral free.
- gently cleanses hair & scalp
- reduces build-up of well water minerals (iron, calcium, copper, magnesium)
helping prevent discoloration
Use with :
Malibu 2000 Well Water Conditioner
- safe to use every day
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