Pros of Homemade Hair Conditioners. Hair conditioners are meant to perform the following functions:
- unproblematic hair drying;
- moistening and making your hair shiny and voluminous;
- damaged hair recovery;
- making your hair elastic;
- prevention of static electricity generation.
There are conditioners which you don’t have to wash off, they first of all perform a protective function and help to preserve color intensity of dyed hair. You should wash your hair with shampoo first, then wash it off, dry your hair and apply the protective conditioner on the entire hair length, which will remain on your hair until it gets completely dry. The significant difference between conditioners and shampoos lies in a more acid environment.
Hair conditioners – home recipes
1. Aloe hair conditioner.
I’s especially good to maintain the optimal condition of healthy, normal hair. Aloe has moisturizing characteristics, lemon juice has a wonderful cleansing effect, you can also add lavender, rosemary or mint essential oil (depending on the desired effect – stimulating or relaxing). A quarter of glass of aloe, half of a lemon, 3-5 drops of the chosen essential oil. The prepared conditioner is enough for one usage. Mix aloe with lemon juice, add several drops of essential oil. Apply the mixture on clean hair, keep for 5 minutes, then wash it off thoroughly.
2. Homemade hair conditioner with essential oils.
1/4 glass of aloe, 1/2 lemon, 3 drops of essential oil (use lavender ore rosemary for stimulating and mint – for relaxing effect) . Mix, apply on your hair after washing, keep for 3-5 minutes, then wash it off with water. The conditioner keeps your hair healthy.
3. Herbal homemade hair conditioner.
2 glasses of boiled or distilled water, a tablespoon of dried knitback, 1/2 tablespoon of dried camomile, 1/2 tablespoon of dried marigold, 15 drops of any essential oil of your choice (eg. 5 drops of neroli, lavender and rosemary). You can use the mixture 8-12 times depending on your hair length. Add boiled water to the herbs and let it draw until it cools down completely. Filter, add essential oils and shake the mixture up thoroughly. You can keep it in the fridge for 2 weeks. Apply on your hair after washing and drying a little with the help of a towel. To improve the effect you can add a teaspoon of panthenol to the mixture. It will make your hair shiny, silky, manageable and has a calming effect.
4. Moisturizing hair conditioner.
1 ripe banana of medium size, a tablespoon of honey, a teaspoon of almond oil. Mash the banana, add honey and oil, mix it. Make a compress of the mixture on your hair and keep it for 15-30 minutes. Then thoroughly wash it off with water.
5. Universal hair conditioner.
You don’t have to wash this conditioner off. It makes your hair silky, shiny, and its scent has a soothing effect.
2 glasses of purified or distilled water, a tablespoon of dried knitback, 0,5 tablespoon of dried marigold, 15-20 drops of essential oil of your choice (5 drops of lavender, santalaceous and rosemary oil). You can use the mixture for 8-12 times depending on your hair length. Boil the water, put the herbs into a pot, add boiled water and let it draw until it cools down completely, then filter the mixture, pour it into a clean bottle with a pulverizer, add essential oils.
6. Volume up and shine homemade hair conditioner.
Mix 3 tablespoons of scentless shampoo, an egg, a teaspoon of lemon juice and some drops of an essential oil of your choice.
7. Homemade honey hair conditioner.
To make this wonderful conditioner you’ll need 0,5 glass of liquid honey and 4 tablespoons of olive oil. Thoroughly mix the ingredients and pour the mixture into any empty bottle of a store-bought shampoo or conditioner. Apply it on your wet hair after washing it and mass your head. In 25-30 minutes wash it off.
8. Homemade avocado hair conditioner.
Healthy fats, contained in avocado make your hair healthy, shiny and manageable. You’ll need 1 avocado, 2 tablespoons of heavy cream, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 2 tablespoons of water. Mix all the ingredients and apply on your hair after washing, then cover your head with a cap or a shower cap. Wash it off in 20-30 minutes.
9. Homemade banana hair conditioner.
It’s a simple, but really effective hair conditioner, which makes your hair scented, silky and shiny. Take 2-3 ripe bananas, mash them with a fork and then rub into your hair root, gradually distributing the banana conditioner all over your hear. In 15 minutes wash it off.
10. Homemade coconut hair conditioner.
This is a conditioner for greasy hair. Coconut oil will make your hair less greasy, but shiny, soft and scented. You’ll need: a teaspoon of coconut oil, a glass of water and a yolk. Beat the yolk to foam, add coconut oil and beat again, then add water little by lithe and mix until uniform. Apply the conditioner in the usual way, it will make your hair clean, shiny and will give it tropical aroma.
11. Homemade yogurt hair conditioner.
The ingredients: 0,5 glass of home mayonnaise; 0,5 glass of natural yogurt, 1 egg white. First beat the white, then add other ingredients. Apply the yogurt foam on your hair and wash it off in 20-30 minutes. You shouldn’t was the conditioner off with too hot water, as egg white will clot and you’ll get an omelet on your head, so use warm water.
Do you want to have healthy shiny hair? Then you can’t do without homemade hair conditioners. But if you have too little time and prefer store-bought conditioners, use those which consist of natural essential oils and herbs.
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