Hair conditioners are an absolute necessity these days owing to the amount of trauma the hair is put through due to pollution, unhealthy lifestyle, improper hair care and other zillion reasons.
Marketed hair conditioners can be expensive at times and can burn a hole in your pocket. A majority of conditioners show only minimal effects and that too as long as they’re used on a regular basis. A few conditioners may lead to hair loss owing to the presence of chemicals in them.
Here is a way to make your own budget friendly hair conditioner at home in just 5 minutes!
For making this conditioner, you would need:
- Coconut water
- Apple cider vinegar
- Olive oil
- Aloe vera gel
Take a clean and dry bowl.
Pour one tablespoon of coconut water in it. You may use either fresh coconut water or the one that comes in packed bottles in market.
Add one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to this.
Add half teaspoon of olive oil to the bowl.
Finally, add one tablespoon of aloe vera gel to the bowl. You may use either synthetic aloe vera gel or you may use homemade aloe vera gel. In case you don’t know how to make aloe vera gel at home, click the link below:
Mix the ingredients thoroughly with a spatula till a homogenous consistency is obtained.
Transfer this mixture into a clean and dry container for future use.
Voila! Your DIY hair conditioner is ready to be used.
Storage: You may store this in refrigerator for a week or so.
How to use?
After shampooing your hair, apply this DIY hair conditioner on your hair and leave it for 5 minutes or so. Then rinse your hair thoroughly with water.
You may use this DIY hair conditioner two or three times a week for best results.
About The Ingredients:
Coconut water is an excellent moisturizer. It hydrates the scalp and helps to get rid of dandruff. It is also an anti-fungal agent.
Apple cider vinegar is a highly effective anti-dandruff agent. In addition it has anti-inflammatory, moisturizing and antibacterial properties also. Apple cider vinegar opens clogged hair follicles as well.
Olive oil makes hair shiny and lustrous. It helps combat dandruff and softens hair.
Aloe vera gel helps tame frizzy locks and helps in detangling hair. It is an excellent moisturizer as well.
Pros Of This DIY Hair Conditioner:
The formulation of this DIY hair conditioner is alterable. We may alter the quantity of ingredients as per our needs. For example, in case of extremely frizzy hair, more amounts of olive oil and aloe vera gel should be added. In case of a dandruff problem, add more apple cider vinegar and coconut water. In case you have an oily scalp, reduce the amount of olive oil and vice versa.
Apart from functioning as a hair conditioner, this DIY hair conditioner also double up as an anti-dandruff agent.
This DIY hair conditioner is pocket friendly as compared to marketed hair conditioners. It is mostly made up of natural ingredients available at home. So, when you’re low on budget, this is would be your go to conditioner.
This DIY hair conditioner comes in handy when you realize you’ve run out of conditioner and you don’t have the time to go and buy another one. Hence, it’s a Holy Grail product in such cases.
It is safe to use and does not contain any hazardous chemicals unlike most of the marketed hair conditioners.
Making this DIY hair conditioner takes not more than five minutes. Therefore, it is less time consuming than actually venturing out into the market and finding a suitable conditioner.
This DIY hair conditioner is highly effective and delivers effective results.
Cons Of This DIY Hair Conditioner:
No cons as such!
Given that there are no cons, this DIY hair conditioner emerges a winner. Do give it a try before investing in awfully expensive commercial hair conditioners.