Whenever you have extra ingredients sitting around the kitchen and do not see what delicious food you could potentially concoct by combining them, why not experiment with some natural do-it-yourself hair care and skincare recipes? Here are two basic ones, containing organic ingredients. Treat your hair to some beneficial goodness!
Shampoo For Dry Hair
Is your hair drier than the Sahara desert? If that is the case, then this simple shampoo recipe is sure to help restore and seal moisture into your locks. Here is a bit of interesting information about the ingredients it contains.
Liquid Castile Soap: Castile soap is an organic soap containing olive oil. Olive oil is the fat extracted from olives and is a fantastic food for the body, hair and skin. As an aliment, it has many health benefits. It deeply moisturizes your hair altogether.
Vegetable Glycerine: Also known as Glycerol, it is a fat extracted from plants. What makes vegetable glycerine so fantastic for hydrating hair is that it is a hygroscopic substance, or a humectant. That is to say, it absorbs moisture from the air and locks it in your hair.
Aloe Vera Gel: Aloe vera has been known as a medicinal plant since the first century AC. It is known for its moisturizing and healing properties.
Avocado Oil: Avocado is a fruit coming from a tree that grows in Mexico and Central America. Well-endowed in monounsaturated fats, potassium, folic acid, fiber and various vitamins, it has numerous health and cosmetic benefits. As far as hair is concerned, avocado is great for nourishing and refreshing its moisture.
Now On To Our Recipe!
1/4 cup liquid castile soap
1/4 cup organic aloe vera gel
1 teaspoon pure vegetable glycerin
1/4 teaspoon organic avocado oil or another light organic vegetable oil
1. Blend all the ingredients together in a bottle.
2. Always shake thoroughly prior to applying.
3. Spread amply to the hair from root to tip.
4. Let rest for a few minutes.
5. Rinse well with cool water.
Frizzy Hair No More!
Hair problems never come in singles, but rather are always in multiples. As a consequence, with rough hair ofttimes comes frizz. Here is a recipe which will not fail to de-frizz your hair-do.
Honey: Honey is an organic food made by bees using flower nectar. It is used in foods, in cosmetics and in pharmaceuticals, as its anti-septic and anti-bacterial abilities are famous. Likewise, honey has hygroscopic abilities, meaning it absorbs moisture directly from the air. This is useful for frizzy hair, because frizz is to a certain degree caused by dryness.
Almond Oil: Almonds arise from a tree originating from the Middle East and South Asia. Almond oil, taken from its seeds, is rich in monounsaturated oleic acid, linoleic acid and saturated fatty acid. It is an effective emollient for the skin and hair and acts to condition the hair as well as keep frizz at bay.
1/2 cup good organic hair conditioner
1/4 cup pure honey
1 tablespoon organic almond oil
1. Carefully mix and blend everything together.
2. Spray your hair with a water mister to moisten it.
3. Work combination through the hair thoroughly.
4. Leave on for 20 minutes.
With these two basic Do-It-Yourself hair products, you are well armed to defeat dry hair and frizz throughout the winter along with other periods of the year. And the best thing? You know exactly what’s being put on your hair and can make it on your own at home in only a few minutes! Enjoy! Find out about more DIY recipes by visiting blog.dazzlebeautystore.com.