Caring for your hair is important if you want to keep it healthy and naturally shiny. Although there are dozens of hair care products that you can purchase in your local grocery or beauty center, using natural treatments are definitely worth trying out especially when it means less chemicals being placed on your hair and scalp. And when it comes to hair care, it is important that you keep it properly moisturized so that the strands will be thick and strong so it will be less prone to breakage. Fortunately, conditioning your hair naturally is possible. It’s just a matter of finding the best recipe based on your hair’s needs.
Here are some suggestions for DIY hair conditioning treatments that are worth trying out.
Banana conditioner. For this conditioning treatment, you will need a spoonful of honey, a ripe banana, ¼ cup of yogurt, and 3 spoons of extra virgin olive oil. The first step is to mash the banana thoroughly then add the yogurt, honey, and olive oil. Mix all the ingredients properly. It is important that you mash the banana thoroughly otherwise it will be difficult to wash off. Apply the mixture on your hair then cover it with a shower cap and let it sit for half an hour. Rinse your hair afterwards.
Honey. Another DIY hair conditioning recipe that you can use to revitalize your hair is honey. You need to combine half a cup of honey with 1 to 2 tablespoons at least of olive oil before applying on your damp hair. Massage the mixture and let it sit for about 10 minutes before rinsing with warm water. This treatment can help repair your damaged hair too which is a plus.
Coconut milk conditioner. If you have dry hair, this coconut milk conditioner is right for you. You will need to mix three spoons of coconut milk with two spoons of olive oil before applying on your hair before you take a shower or bath. Do this at least 30 minutes before you wash yourself to allow the conditioner to seep into your hair and scalp. Rinse afterwards.
Olive oil. You’ve already read some recipes where olive oil is present and this one is no different. Olive oil is actually good for the hair because it relieves you of any hair problems from dry and itchy scalp to brittle hair. For this recipe, you will need to combine 2 tablespoons of olive oil with 2 tablespoons each of water and freshly squeezed lemon juice. Work this solution into your damp hair and leave it on for 20 minutes then shampoo as you use to. This treatment should be done at least once a week to help relieve your hair from various issues.
Yogurt conditoner. This DIY conditioner for your hair will require a spoon of coconut oil, a cup of yogurt, and a spoonful of castor oil. Place the yogurt in a small bowl and whip it. Add the rest of the ingredients into the bowl and mix them thoroughly. Apply the conditioner on your hair evenly then cover your hair with a shower cap while waiting for the solution to set for an hour. You can take a shower afterwards to rinse your hair or just wash it afterwards.
As you can see, these DIY hair conditioning recipes make use of natural ingredients to help alleviate any hair problems that you may be experiencing. You will find that these recipes are easy to prepare and will reveal some interesting results when used frequently.