Clarifying hair is super important. These products just make it simple and less time-consuming. However, if you feel like you can't afford these products, at the moment, you can do this DIY until you get a store-bought clarifying shampoo, learn more:
Learn more about "cowashing" from my beginner's guide - Click here. Or watch this video. The technique is similar regardless of which cowash you use. Remember to follow with a conditioner after cowash or shampoo!