10 BEST WAYS YOU CAN MAKE DIY LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER RECIPES

    10 DIY LEAVE-IN CONDITIONERS RECIPES to try at home

    One way to make your hair naturally moisturized is to include leave-in conditioners in your hair care routine as they condition your hair deeply and provide smooth and luscious locks. They are one step ahead of your regular conditioners that not only improve the texture of your hair but also give your hair bounce with an added TLC.

    However, one cannot rely on chemically induced leave-in conditioners as they might cause more damage to your hair. Instead, homemade leave-in conditioners are far better as it contains natural ingredients which can be brought from your nearby store.

    Having said that, we have inscribed some of the DIY leave-in conditioner recipes for you to try at home with natural ingredients that could make your life and hair easier to handle.

    WHAT DOES LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER DO TO YOUR HAIR? 

    Leave-in conditioners are simply an added step to your hair care routine after you shampoo and condition your hair. These are the type of conditioner that does not need to rinse out, unlike deep conditioners.

    1. It locks the moisture in your hair and prevents dry hair as it contains humectants which make your hair soft and smooth by keeping your hair hydrated.

    2. It helps your hair detangle any knots due to the ingredients present in leave-in conditioners.

    3. It protects your hair against heat styling tools and environmental factors by coating your strands with a protective layer and repairing any damage that is already there. 

    4. Using a leave-in conditioner on your hair will provide frizz-free hair and also conditions your hair deeply adding a shine and softness to your hair.

    THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND BEFORE USING LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER

    1. Apply leave-in conditioners before going to bed as they will work to keep your hair nourished throughout the night.

    2. Use a leave-in conditioner before using any heat styling products as it will protect your hair from damage.

    3. If you have fine hair, choose a lightweight leave-in conditioner, whereas, if you have curly hair choose one that contains natural oils with a creamy consistency and so as your damaged hair and people with oily hair should avoid using the leave-in conditioner as it may lead to the greasy scalp. 

    4. Do not use leave-in conditioners every day as they can result in oil buildup on your scalp and hair. You can use it 1 to 2 times a week. 

    5. If your hair is color you should use one that preserves the color.

    TOP 10 DIY LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER RECIPES

    1. TEA TREE AND NEEM OIL

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    2 tablespoon Tea Tree Oil

    2 tablespoon Neem Oil

    100ml Distilled Water

    HOW OFTEN TO USE IT?

    Twice a week.

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Add distilled water in a spray bottle then add 2 tablespoons each of tea tree oil and neem oil.

    2. Shake well to combine the ingredients.

    3. Shampoo your hair and sprit the leave-in conditioner on your wet hair. Do not rinse any further.

    2. ALMOND OIL

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    5 tablespoon Shea Butter

    3 tablespoon Almond Oil

    5-10 Drops of any essential oil

    HOW OFTEN TO USE IT?

    Twice or thrice a week

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Warm up 5 tablespoons of Shea butter and add 3 tablespoons almond oil and a few drops of any essential oil.

    2. Stir it and store it in the refrigerator for a few hours.

    3. Once the mixture has resulted in a smooth thick like consistency then apply it to your damp hair.

    3. OLIVE OIL

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    2 tablespoon Olive Oil

    1 tablespoon Aloe Vera Gel

    100 ML Distilled Water

    5 Drops of Rosemary Oil

    HOW OFTEN TO USE IT?

    Every alternate day.

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Add distilled water to a spray bottle and mix aloe vera gel, olive oil, and rosemary essential oil in it.

    2. Shake the bottle well.

    3. Spritz the solution on your hair after you shampoo your hair.

    4. ALOE VERA

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    5 tablespoon Shea Butter

    3 tablespoon Aloe Vera Gel

    1 tablespoon Almond Oil

    HOW OFTEN TO USE IT?

    Twice or thrice a week

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Warm-up Shea butter in a bowl and add aloe vera gel to it.

    2. Add almond oil into the mixture and stir it well.

    3. Refrigerate to get a buttery-like texture.

    4. Coat every inch of your hair with this aloe vera leave-in conditioner.

    5. JOJOBA OIL

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    2 tablespoon Jojoba Oil

    2 tablespoon Aloe Vera Juice

    100 ML Distilled Water

    HOW OFTEN TO USE IT?

    Thrice a week

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. To make the aloe vera juice, blend the aloe vera gel in a blender.

    2. Add 2 tablespoons of jojoba oil to it and stir it.

    3. Now pour the solution into 100 ml distilled water and transfer it to the spray bottle.

    4. Spray the leave-in conditioner over your hair right after your shampoo session.

    6. COCONUT OIL

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    2 tablespoon Coconut Oil

    5 tablespoon Shea Butter

    1 tablespoon Glycerin

    HOW OFTEN TO USE IT?

    Twice a week

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Warm-up coconut oil and shea butter in half a bowl of boiled water.

    2. Once it has melted, add glycerine to the mixture.

    3. Let the mixture cool down then put it inside the refrigerator. 

    4. Shampoo your hair and apply the mixture to your hair. Do not rinse any further.  

    7. VITAMIN E

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    2 capsules of vitamin E

    2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel

    1 teaspoon of olive oil

    ⅓ cup of water

    HOW OFTEN TO USE IT?

    Thrice a week

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Take a spray bottle and add vitamin E, aloe vera gel, olive oil, and water to it.

    2. Shake the bottle well to combine every ingredient.

    3. Spray the mixture on your hair after you shampoo your hair.

    8. COCONUT MILK

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    2 tablespoons of coconut milk

    2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel

    1 tablespoon of honey

    ⅓ cup of water 

    HOW OFTEN TO USE IT?

    Twice or thrice a week.

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Mix equal proportions of coconut milk and aloe vera gel in a spray bottle filled with water. 

    2. Add honey to it and shake the bottle well.

    3. Refrigerate the bottle and spritz it on your hair.

    9. ROSEWATER

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    1 cup rose water

    1/2 cup aloe vera gel

    1 teaspoon sweet almond oil

    3-4 drops rose essential oil

    HOW OFTEN TO USE IT?

    Twice a week.

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Brew 1 cup rose water in a pot half-filled with water. Remove it from the heat and let it cool down.

    2. Add the rest of the ingredients and store the mixture in the refrigerator.

    3. Once properly cooled, use it on your damp hair.

    10. ALL IN ONE LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    1 cup water

    ½ cup aloe vera gel

    1 tablespoon coconut oil

    ½ cup coconut milk

    1 tablespoon shea butter

    1 tablespoon rosemary oil

    1 tablespoon olive oil

    ½ tablespoon thyme oil

    HOW OFTEN TO USE IT?

    Thrice a week.

    STEPS TO FOLLOW

    1. Heat the shea butter to melt it down.

    2. Take an empty spray bottle and add the ingredients one by one including the shea butter.

    3. Shake well to combine the ingredients. 

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