After washing, our hair might be squeaky clear, but it could be dry, frizzy and hard to control. This is where a quality hair conditioner is needed. A conditioner for hair is a must in your routine for hair care in order to keep your hair shiny and healthy. However, many of the conditioners you buy from stores have harsh chemicals that could harm your hair over the long-term. This is the reason why creating the hair conditioner yourself at home could be a good alternative.
homemade hair conditioner after shampooing
Hair conditioners made from home are not just natural, they’re also easy to make and can be customized according to your hair’s style and preferences. Here are a few easy-to-make and efficient homemade hair conditioners you can make after washing your hair:
Banana and Olive Oil Conditioner
Bananas are a great source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that help nourish and moisturize your hair. Olive oil is a different matter. It can penetrate deeply inside the hair shaft to nourish it from the inside. To create this conditioner, smash an ripe banana, then mix it with 2 tablespoons olive oil, until it turns into an even paste. Apply the paste on your hair, beginning at the root and moving to the ends. Leave it in for 20-30 mins. Rinse it out with shampoo and cold water like you normally.
Honey and Yogurt Conditioner
Honey can be a natural and effective humectant which will moisturize your hair and help prevent breakage. Yogurt is, however is a great source of lactic acid, which can cleanse your scalp and stimulate hair growth. For this conditioner, combine two tablespoons of honey and half the cup of pure yogurt till it is a smooth mix. Apply the mix on your hair, beginning from the roots until the ends. Rinse off the mixture with warm shampoo and water as you normally do.
Avocado and Coconut Milk Conditioner
Avocado is a great source of nutrients and healthy fats which can enrich and strengthen your hair. Coconut milk is, however is a great source of proteins which can help repair and protect hair from harm. For this conditioner, blend one avocado ripe with half a cup coconut milk until you have an easy-to-mixture. Apply the mixture on your hair, beginning from the roots until the ends. Leave the mixture on for about 30 mins. Rinse it out using cold water, and wash your hair as you normally do.