Homemade hair conditioners are ideal for anyone who has a sensitive scalp that does not tolerate strong alcohols or synthetics found in drugstore cosmetics. Of course, everyone who thinks seriously about hair care will appreciate a homemade hair treatment. Keep the homemade hair conditioner in the fridge and use within 3-4 days.
When to use a hair conditioner?
Homemade hair conditioners are an ideal solution for proper hair and scalp care when we wish to:
- accelerate hair growth,
- stop hair loss,
- increase hair thickness,
- strengthen the hair,
- restore shine to dull hair,
- protect a dry or oily scalp.
Nettle and horsetail hair conditioner
This treatment is full of silicon needed for a healthy appearance of the skin and the Growth of strong hair. Hair grows thicker, stronger, and has a beautiful intense colour. This conditioner helps soothe irritated, itchy scalp, reduces excess sebum production and makes the hair stay fresh and lightweight for longer.
Just brew a tablespoon of nettle and horsetail. Use one glass of boiling water to do so. It can be applied several times a day.
Burdock and calamus hair conditioner
These plants complement each other perfectly. This treatment is ideal for Reducing excess sebum and for aiding faster hair growth. Both plants have been known for centuries for their bactericidal and nutritional properties.
Boil a teaspoon of burdock root and a teaspoon of calamus herb for 3 to 5 minutes. Then, the mixture should be strained, cooled down, and applied onto the hair and scalp daily.
Birch juice (birch sap) hair conditioner
You’ve probably heard of before, as it’s one of the most popular DIY hair treatments. After application, the hair becomes soft and shiny. It is ideal for an oily or dry scalp and will take care of weakened hair, as well as give lightness to heavy and stiff ends. It does not require any preparation.
All you need to do is purchase ready-made birch juice, preferably organic, certified and without artificial additives.
Lemon hair conditioner
Another super quick and super effective DIY hair conditioner, popular among bloggers. Naturally, it regulates sebum, restores correct pH, refreshes the hair and prevents dandruff.
Take half a lemon and squeeze and filter the juice, then add half a glass of water. Rub into the scalp after washing your hair and do not rinse off.
Coffee hair conditioner
The caffeine content in this treatment improves blood supply, and thus strengthens the roots and nourishes the scalp, as well as stimulates hair growth.
Brewed coffee, without coffee grounds, should be rubbed into the scalp around every 2-3 days. Of course, those with blonde hair need to be careful and should apply the coffee less often, e.g. once a week.
Black radish hair conditioner
Who isn’t familiar with it! This is the best conditioner for weak, faded hair that lacks volume. Black radishes, unfortunately, do not smell beautiful but are famous for their regenerating, strengthening and nutritional properties.
Blend half a black radish in a juicer. Pour the juice into a spray bottle. Hold your nose and spray your hair and scalp 30 minutes before washing.