Healthy hair care shouldn’t break your bank. Thanks to Mother Nature, you have access to numerous natural ingredients that can help transform a cheap bottle of store-bought conditioner into a moisturizing powerhouse or be the base for you own homemade all-natural products. The following 5 natural ingredients, which you probably already have in your kitchen, are packed with amazing properties that will help you maximize your favorite, cheap bottle of conditioner or boost your own products. Now grab a spoon and a bowl because we have some mixing to do with these all natural hair products you can make at home!
Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)
Adding oils to your conditioner is a great way to boost its moisturizing properties. An excellent oil to use is Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO). EVOO is chock full of antioxidants that are conducive to promoting a healthy scalp. As we all know, a healthy scalp is a key component for healthy hair growth. Also, EVOO is a natural conditioner that penetrates the hair shaft, leaving your hair soft, shiny, and moisturized.
So you ate half an avocado for breakfast, what should you do with the other half? Use it as the base for your homemade conditioner, of course! Avocados have many benefits for natural hair care, making it an amazing ingredient for your conditioner. Avocados are rich in healthy fats that work to moisturize dry, brittle hair, restoring its elasticity; thus, resulting in moisturized hair that’s less prone to breakage.
Organic Coconut Milk
Wait! Before you add all of your organic coconut milk to your scrumptious curry, why not consider saving some for your all-natural products? Your hair will thank you, I promise. Organic coconut milk is extracted from the meat of coconuts. Coconut milk is a fatty substance that heals numerous scalp conditions while nourishing the entire strand from root to tip. Coconut milk is also loaded with natural proteins that strengthen hair and helps to reduce hair loss.
Instead of throwing out that ripe banana you forgot about, add it to your conditioner! Bananas are jam-packed with potassium and natural oils that treat hair damage and add boosts of moisture to your scalp and strands. In addition, bananas help to reduce frizz and promote shine.
Similar to coconut milk, raw eggs are brimming with proteins. If you’re looking to zap some life into limp, thinning, lackluster hair, then adding raw eggs to your conditioner is the way to go. The proteins in raw eggs help to strengthen your hair follicles and strands. In addition, raw eggs are also loaded with vitamins, such as Vitamin A, which helps your scalp produce sebum, the hair’s naturally occurring oil, resulting in a healthy scalp and moisturized strands.
What are some of your favorite natural ingredients that help boost the moisturizing properties of your store-bought conditioner?
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