All Natural Homemade Hair Conditioner Recipes for Treating your Tresses
2. Natural Honey Conditioner For Hair
Boil 1 tsp of tea (any brand) in water, let it cool (in room temperature). Rinse your hair with this after you shampoo your hair. Let it stay, no need to rinse it again. This homemade hair conditioner will leave your hair smooth, silky and shiny.
Henna Tresses Conditioner for Shine and Nourishment
After Shampoo Conditioner
The homemade after shampoo conditioners are basically used as final rinse.
Apple cider Vinegar Rinse for Oily hair : Dilute apple cider vinegar in water and use it to rinse your hair after shampoo. Vinegar removes any soap residues left on the scalp. It also gives volume to flat oily hair. Remember to dilute the vinegar before rinsing. No matter how much hurry you are in but never use concentrated vinegar on your scalp, this will cause more damage to the hair. Alternatively vinegar can be replaced by juice of fresh lemon to derive same results
Green Teal Rinse :
Boil Green Tea in water and use this water to rinse your hair after shampoo. Green tea contains caffeine and it is said that the caffeine penetrates into the scalp and makes the roots strong and stimulates hair growth
Natural Conditioners for Dry and Frizzy Hair
Effects of Dryness on Hair
Dryness in hair causes the outer layer of the scalp which are called cuticles, flake off (peel away) from the central shaft.
How does a conditioner helps the dry hair
Conditioner acts as a glue and sticks the cuticle back to the central shaft
Conditioner provides lubrication to the hair
Prevents static electricity which results in avoiding frizzy hair.
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Mayonnaise Hair Conditioner for extremely dry hair
The ingredients used to make mayo are coincidentally good doers for hair. The egg and olive oil in the mayo makes it the best homemade hair conditioner for dry, frizzy and unmanageable hair.
Take mayo in your hand and spread it length wise by gently combing the hair. By combing we ensure that the conditioner is evenly applied on the hair. Now cover the hair with a plastic cap. Let is sit for 20 mins then rinse it off. Remember this is not an after wash hair conditioner so you will need to shampoo your hair after rinsing off the mayo hair conditioner.
To take this conditioner one step further you can add equal part of mashed avocado to the mayonnaise.
Milk and Banana Conditioner for Unmanageable hair
Blend 1 cup of milk with 1 medium sized banana. Add 1tsp of olive oil and mix all the ingredients to make a paste. Now dampen your hair with warm water. Apply this conditioner following the technique mentioned in mayo hair conditioner.
The Avocado Hair Conditioner for Strong and Long Tresses
Cut an avocado and remove the seed. Scoop out the flesh and mash it nicely. Apply this avocado mash on the scalp by massaging it. Cover your head with a shower-cap to aid penetration. Keep it for one hour then shampoo your hair with a non alkaline shampoo. Complete this by using an after wash conditioner prepared by mixing 2 tsp of lemon juice to a quart of water. Use this as a last rinse then pat dry your hair.
How to apply homemade hair conditioners
Traditionally hair conditioner must be applied in wet hair after shampoo i.e washing your hair clean with a shampoo. It is not necessary to condition your hair after each hair wash but it is better to do so as hair conditioners gives your hair soft, silky and shiny look. For regular quick hair conditioning, apply your hair conditioner to washed hair and let is remain for 3-5 mins and then rinse it of with water.
The other way to condition your hair is deep conditioning. Apply your store bought or homemade deep hair conditioner to washed wet hair. After application you will now want the conditioner to sit on your hair for sometime so that it goes deep and nourish your hair. Take a shower cap and wear it such that your entire head is covered so that the conditioner does not dry up quickly. Incase you do not have a shower cap you can cover your hair with warm towel also.
Now sit and relax for 1-2 hrs and then rinse your hair.
Try these DIY Conditioners and share your experience in the comments section.