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04/11/2012 11:50 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Dry Scalp Fix: How To Make A DIY Hair Mask (VIDEO)

One of my best friend's mother believes that vinegar is the absolute cure-all. If me or one of my girls complain about having a stomach ache, cold, sore throat or even the hiccups, she shouts out, "Take some vinegar!" While her antics over the sour-smelling liquid seem like a classic skit from "In Living Color," I'd be lying if I tell you we didn't feel better after taking a few gulps. And the home staple has hundreds of other uses, including remedying a dry, itchy scalp.

In the video above, BellaSugar beauty reporter Kirbie Johnson mixes apple cider vinegar with peppermint extract and coconut oil to create a spray-on, dry hair mask. The vinegar works to remove build-up from the scalp and detangle locks, while the peppermint and coconut oil soothes and seals damaged cuticles, respectively. Plus, Johnson explains how a cooling rinse (a method pro stylists swear by) helps to hydrate hair and lock in much-needed moisture.

What do you think about this DIY hair treatment? Would you ever try it? Scroll down to shop some of our favorite hair masks. And tell us in the comments section your unexpected beauty uses for vinegar.

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