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Dry and frizzy hair can turn anyone’s day into a bad one. Shiny frizz-free hair with amazing texture is a boon but a rare one. In case of bad hair days, Salons come into picture but are really expensive and are not easy to maintain. The one way to keep dryness and rough texture away is to regularly condition your hair so that the moisture remains intact. However, taking such moisture therapies on a regular basis can prove to be really expensive and can burn a hole in your pocket, and not to forget the side effects these chemicals have in the long run. Enter Homemade hair conditioners.
We understand that it is really important to pamper your hair at least once every week and that is why we have come up with some amazing homemade hair conditioners that can bring back shine to your hair and will prove to be as effective as any other salon therapy.
1. Olive oil and honey
Olive oil is one of the best natural hair oils that help to keep hair hydrated and nourished, and when combined with honey, it seals the hair’s moisture for a long time giving a shiny and healthy look to your hair.
To prepare this conditioner at home all you need is 2 tbs of honey and 4tbs of olive oil. Combine honey and olive oil in a bowl, and keep mixing it till the time mixture becomes smooth enough to be applied. Now once the mixture is ready, divide your hair into sections and start applying the mixture in each section one by one. While applying the same, make sure no part is left out. Once the mixture is spread evenly, cover your head with a shower cap for about 20 to 30 minutes. Now wash your hair with shampoo and rinse off with lukewarm water. You will not feel the need to use any other conditioner after the wash.
2. Coconut oil
There is no doubt about that fact that coconut oil is by far the best hair conditioner one can ever use. The fatty acids present in this oil help to nourish and condition your hair deeply.
You need nothing but just coconut oil and hot towel. First of all, heat the oil until it gets warm. Now start massaging this warm coconut oil in your scalp. Make sure that you massage every part of your head from the roots to tip. Once oiling is done, wrap your head with a hot towel and leave the same for about 45-60 minutes before washing it with normal water or shampoo.
3. Coconut oil and honey
If you have dry hair, then this conditioner will do wonders for you. As we mentioned before, coconut oil is the most amazing hair conditioner and when it is combined with honey it makes your hair look shiny and lustrous.
To prepare this conditioner you need coconut oil, honey, lemon juice, curd, and rose water. All you need to do is to make a smooth mixture of all these ingredients, make sure that all these ingredients blend well. Once the mixture is made, apply this mixture to shampooed hair and leave in for about 15-20 minutes before rinsing it with normal water.
4. Coconut milk and almond oil
Coconut milk is known to bring smoothness and shine to dull frizzy hair. When mixed with almond oil, it can do wonders and can give life to dull and boring hair.
To prepare this mixture, mix one tbsp of coconut milk with honey, almond oil and rose water. After washing your hair with shampoo, apply this mixture to the damp portion of your hair and leave it on for about 15 to 20 minutes. It is recommended to either wear a shower cap or tie a towel around your hair so that the mixture can penetrate properly into the roots to give enough nourishment to the hair. After leaving it for the said time, simply rinse the solution off the hair with the help of Luke warm or cold water.
5. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is not only good for the skin but also provides the required nutrients and vitamins to hair. Use it for a few days and you will find your hair shiny and bouncy.
To prepare this conditioner, you need about 4tbsp of Aloe Vera Gel, mixed with 1 lemon and about 5 drops of peppermint oil. After mixing all the ingredients together leave aside the mixture to rest for a few minutes. Meanwhile, wash your hair with regular shampoo and, once it is done apply the mixture all over the hair focusing more on the tips. Wait for around 5 minutes before rinsing it off with Luke warm water.
Egg is the best conditioner for dry hair. Not only does it gives shine to frizzy hair but also provides it with strength and nourishment.
All you need to do is to beat two egg yolks thoroughly and leave it aside for a few minutes. Now wash your hair with shampoo as you do regularly. Once you are done, apply the egg yolk evenly all over the hair and leave it for about 20 minutes. You can wear a shower cap for extra nourishment. Rinse off the egg yolk from your hair using cold water. Though it is not recommended, you can use a very less quantity of shampoo to wash off excess egg yolk from your hair.
7. Apple Cider Vinegar
You must have heard a lot about how apple cider vinegar helps in losing belly fat, but what you may not have heard is that this vinegar is also used to prepare an amazing hair conditioner.
Take two spoons of apple cider vinegar and mix it with one tbsp of honey and 2 cups of water. After combining all these ingredients, keep the mixture aside. Now wash your hair with usual shampoo and after that pour this solution all over your hair. There is no need to rinse hair with water afterward.
Yogurt is healthy not only for our body but for our hair as well. When combined with the right ingredients yogurt provides nourishment and shine to your hair.
Mix 3 tbsp of yogurt with 1tbsp of honey, apple cider vinegar, coconut oil and about 5 drops of peppermint essential oil. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly till they turn into a smooth mixture, and set it aside to rest for some time. Now shampoo your hair as usual with lukewarm water. Make sure that you squeeze all the water from your hair before applying this homemade conditioner. Once your hair is slightly dry, apply the mixture thoroughly all over your hair covering the roots as well as tips. Leave it on for about 15 minutes before rinsing the same with warm water.
All these homemade hair conditioners are easy to prepare and almost all the ingredients are easily available at home. These conditioners work best for dry hair and help to bring back the lost moisture. Also, ingredients such as honey help to lock that moisture in your hair for a very long time. For best results make sure to use any of these conditioning therapies at least once in a week.
These simple homemade hair conditioners will change the way you and people look at your hair. These conditioners will not only help you to combat problems like frizzy and dull hair but will also help you to get shiny, soft and frizz-free hair forever.