Skip buying traditional shampoos, conditioners, and hair masks at the store and make your own! We've found the top 8 natural homemade recipes for the healthiest hair. These recipes are so simple and require ingredients that you can find in your own kitchen. Whether you're on a budget or not satisfied with traditional hair products, the end results will amaze you! Kick chemicals to the curb and see for yourself why you should go DIY.
1 Coconut Lavender Shampoo
Avoid harsh chemicals with this "no-poo" coconut lavender shampoo! It's gentle, doesn't strip natural oils, and so easy to make. Use twice a week for soft, luscious hair.
1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 cup castile liquid soap
1 tbsp vitamin e oil
1 tsp fenugreek powder
20 drops lavender essential oil
10 drops rosemary essential oil
2 Clarifying Shampoo & Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse
You'll notice a difference in how healthy your hair feels with this shampoo and rinse! Simply mix the shampoo ingredients and wash with the mixture starting at the crown of your head all the way down to the nape of your neck. Leave on for a few minutes and rinse, following with the apple cider vinegar rinse. Pour over the top of your head and leave for at least five minutes.
1-2 pumps of shampoo
1 Teaspoon of baking soda
2-2.5 Teaspoons of honey
Apple Cider Vinegar Rinse:
2 Part Water
1 Part Apple Cider Vinegar
3 Hair Growth Aloe Vera Mask
Aloe Vera is great for soothing and nurturing properties and is a popular ingredient in many skin and hair care products. It is very easy to make--combine plain liquid castile soap with two tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice and a teaspoon of aloe vera gel.
4 Green Tea Rose Shampoo
This green tea rose shampoo is perfect for a deep cleanse! Use once a week as a clarifying shampoo. This shampoo lasts a couple days stored in the refrigerator.
1 cup pure castile soap
1cup green tea brewed
½ tsp. or more of your favorite fragrance oil
Mix all ingredients together and store in empty bottle.
5 COCONUT Milk SHAMPOO
This easy coconut shampoo is all natural, suitable for all hair types, and fragrance free. Add your favorite essential oils for scent! Use once a week to add volume.
1/4 Cup Homemade or Canned Coconut Milk
1/3 Cup Castile Soap
1/2 tsp almond oil
6 Egg Hair Mask
Condition your hair naturally with eggs, which are rich in fats and proteins. Use the entire egg to condition hair for normal hair, and use only the egg whites for oily hair. Leave on for 20 minutes, rinsing with cool water. Wash out thoroughly. Use an egg mask once a month, and egg whites only treatment every two weeks for beautiful locks!
7 DIY HONEY SHAMPOO
Honey is great for healing the hair. It treats dandruff, moisturizes, fights frizz, and softens hair. Add any essential oils for extra scent. Store in a small jar in your shower and use once a week.
Ingredients for 1 use portion
1 tablespoon Raw, Unpasteurized Honey
3 tablespoons warm water
8 Avocado Hair Mask
Grow strong hair with this avocado hair mask! Simply blend all ingredients in a blender to get a rich paste and apply the mask starting at the roots to the ends of your hair. Put on a shower cap after applying and leave on hair for up to one hour, and then rinse off with water. Wash your hair with shampoo and conditioner. Use this mask twice a week for best results.
Ripe Avocado - 1
Milk - 3 Tablespoon
Olive Oil - 1 Tablespoon
Honey - 1 Tablespoon
Lavender Essential Oil - 5-10 drops
If you aren't completely satisfied with your hair after washing with any of these DIY shampoos or hair masks, not to worry. It takes your hair time to transition, so don't give up just yet. Try for a couple weeks or months to see if you end up loving your hair. If you really don't like the immediate results, simply rinse with vinegar. What is your favorite recipe for amazing hair? Comment below!
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