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DIY Natural Hair Conditioners To Make Your Hair Shiny and Long

Updated on August 7, 2013

Hair conditioners are a must for hair to regain shine and bounce. They make the hair look beautiful.

However, you don’t have to buy conditioners which are in the market rather there is a whole list of natural hair conditioners which you can make apply on your hair.

There are some of the best Natural Hair Conditioners which are available in your kitchen shelf. These are less expensive and chemical free also.

They protect and moisturize your hair thereby helping them grow naturally in a better way.

  • Beat the egg yolk and add to it one tbsp of olive oil or any baby oil and mix well. Apply it thoroughly on your hair, leave for few minutes and then rinse thoroughly.
  • Hibiscus leaves and flower petals also serves as a natural conditioner which is quite effective on your hair. Grind them well and apply. Rinse after 30 minutes with shampoo.
  • Apple cider vinegar is quite effective in bringing shine to your hair. Just mix 2tbsp of Apple cider vinegar with 3 tbsp of water. Apply on your hair after shampooing.
  • Curd is very effective in treating not just hair loss but it also brings shine and helps in hair growth. It also makes hair soft and strong.
  • Mayonnaise can be used individually or in combination with other ingredients in order to get shiny hair. Being a bit acidic in nature, it helps to bring shine to hair and helps remove dead scalp.

Do You Know Green Tea can be a good conditioner
Do You Know Green Tea can be a good conditioner | Source

Homemade Effective Natural Conditioners for Hair

Green Tea : Green tea is said to be an effective conditioner for your hair. Just add two bags of green tea in hot boiling water and let it cool down. Once cooled, remove the tea bags and pour green tea all over your hair. Wait for three minutes and then rinse with cool water.

Honey : Honey and Water should be mixed in equal quantities and applied on hair. Rinse with warm water. Honey leaves your hair not just conditioned but also soft and silky.

You can even mix honey with banana and apply on your hair. Wash your hair after half an hour.

Beer: Beer is said to be a good conditioner. Just let it sit on your hair for 15 minutes and then rinse properly with water.

It not just strengthens your hair but also makes them glossy and shiny too.

Mint: Mint can also be used as a good conditioner. Just add mint leaves into boiling water and let it cool down. This water should then be used as a conditioner to get shiny hair.

Jojoba Oil can work as a good conditioner
Jojoba Oil can work as a good conditioner | Source

DIY Recipes for Natural Conditioners

Here is a list of some of some effective recipes for natural conditioners which you can easily make at home and get that long, shiny hair without destroying your hair texture.

Jojoba Hair Conditioner: In order to make this conditioner you will need 1 cup rose floral water, 1tbsp jojoba oil, 10 drops of vitamin E oil. Take a double boiler and on its top add rose water to let it get heated. Once warm, add jojoba oil. Leave it on hair for few minutes to get deep conditioning. Rinse with warm water and then shampoo your hair. After shampoo, wash again with cool water.

Seasame and Coconut Protein Conditioner: For this conditioner, you will need 2tbsp of olive oil, 2tbsp of seasame oil,2 eggs, 2 tbsp of coconut milk, 2tbsp of honey, 1tbsp of coconut oil. Mix all these ingredients well and apply on your hair for around 20-30 minutes. Rinse with cold water and then you can shampoo your hair.

Hot Oil Hair Recipe: For shiny and silky hair ingredients needed include:

Coconut oil- 1tbsp

Almond oil- 1 tsbp

Evening primrose oil- 1 tbsp

Jojoba oil- 1 tbsp

5 Drops of Rosemary Essential oil

Just melt coconut oil in a double boiler and add the carrier oils. Let them cool down and then add Essential Oils. Apply this to your hair and wrap a towel on head. Leave it for 30-45 minutes. Wash with water.

How to Make Hair Conditioner at Home

You can make hair conditioner yourself at home. This natural conditioner is suitable for curly and straight hair. The natural recipe includes:

2 cups of distilled water

2 cups of apple cider vinegar

Drops of sandalwood oil

Wash your hair with water and apply on hair. Massage your hair and scalp well. Rinse well with cool water. This conditioner is effective for not just adults but children too.

Milk is also said to be a good conditioner for hair. Apply on hair with a brush. Leave for 30 minutes and then wash off with shampoo.

Do you love to use natural hair conditioners?

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© 2013 Shadaan Alam


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      5 years ago

      My want softer hair salon

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      5 years ago from Chicago

      This is really helpful!

    • younghopes profile imageAUTHOR

      Shadaan Alam 

      5 years ago from India

      @SuzieHQ Oh so sweet of you for stopping by, yes you can surely use this hub it is my pleasure of course. Thanks for voting it up and sharing

    • younghopes profile imageAUTHOR

      Shadaan Alam 

      5 years ago from India

      @Rajan Jolly Thank you so much for finding these useful and for sharing it too.

      @rebeccamealey Yes dear being natural they are worth trying for diy natural treatments, thanks for your response, so glad to have you here

      @lesliebyars So good to know that you liked the post, and thanks for pinning it too.

      @Jennifer Madison: what a beautiful thought, i never thought on these lines of avoiding the use of plastic. Its really true. Surely try these ones and hope they make your hair beautiful.

      @Chitrangada Thank you so much for stopping by, its always a delight to have you here, you are right these natural conditioners are very useful and have no side effects on our hair too.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 

      5 years ago from New Delhi, India

      These are great natural hair conditioners indeed. Natural products are far more favourable than the artificial preparations.

      Thanks for sharing! Voted up!

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      Jennifer Madison 

      5 years ago from Lohmar

      Thanks a lot for posting, I will definitely try one of your do it yourself hair conditioners! It helps protect the environment and it avoids the use of plastic.

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      5 years ago

      Thank you for posting these great ideas. I have repinned it to Pinterest! Great hub!

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      Suzanne Ridgeway 

      5 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      Hi younhopes,

      What a fantastic list you have compiled, great selection for all hair with such a variety of gorgeous ingredients I love and use too. Will link to my DIY hair treatments if okay with you, love this!

      Voted up, useful, interesting, shared.

    • rebeccamealey profile image

      Rebecca Mealey 

      5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      The ingredients for the DIY treatments sound so natural ! They are obviously so healthy!

    • rajan jolly profile image

      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      5 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Very useful recipes for natural hair conditiners. Thanks for sharing, Shadaan.

      Voted up, useful and shared.


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