How to Create Your Own Natural Hair Care Products – You can make your own hair care products at home using ingredients that are safe and natural. No chemicals added, and you don’t have to worry about damaging the environment, children or pets. Be sure to use fresh ingredients to ensure the best results. Some of the ingredients most used for hair care including avocado, yogurt and coconut oil. You can find items at a local grocery store or market.
Peel one medium avocado and remove the pit. Avocado is rich in vitamins E and B, which promotes hair health. Avocado also help to moisturize the hair and protects against heat.
Mash the avocado and gradually add the coconut milk, mixing as you pour. Add more milk until consistency is smooth and resembles the conditioner.
Mix 1/2 cup soy oil or sunflower oil and 1/2 cup organic dried rosemary in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over low heat. Use a strainer to remove any lumps.
Apply the mixture to your entire head, working it into the scalp and ends of your hair. Hot oil treatment condition the hair and scalp, which prevents flaking or dandruff. The oil also strengthens the hair and promotes hair growth.
Wrap your hair tightly against your scalp with plastic wrap. Place a warm towel over the wrap to lock the heat. Let the mixture settle in your hair for 15 minutes, then rinse until clean.
Combine 1/4 cup water, 1/4 cup liquid Castile SOAP and 1/2 teaspoon of sunflower or coconut oil and store in plastic shampoo bottle. Coconut oil is ideal for use in shampoo because it reduces protein loss and penetrate deep into the hair.
Wet hair thoroughly and apply a generous amount of shampoo. Work the shampoo from the roots of the hair to the ends.
Lather well and then rinse. If you have hair that is very thick or oily, you may want to shampoo a second time.