Try These Natural Conditioners & Give Your Hair A Parlour Look

Who doesn’t want silky and shiny hair? While some want their hair to be flawless, some want to give them a smooth and shiny touch. We can’t deny the fact that we do almost anything that it takes to have this kind of hair quality.

This is why shampoo and conditioner industry in India is estimated at ₹ 14 billion and is growing at an average rate of 20% per annum. And mind you, these figures are taken from an article which dates back to 2016.

There are racks dedicated to tons of shampoos and conditioners of all kinds. But the question is which product works best for your hair? It’s always suggested to consult a hair specialist before you decide to pick up any conditioner or shampoo. First, try and know what your hair needs and then reach out to those fascinating racks out there in shopping malls.

However, the conditioners you see out there are synthetic and contain chemicals that might not be useful in the long run. In medieval times there was no company to take care of scalp or hair but still, people used to wash their hair.

Today, we will take you through some home remedies and bombard you with many ways with which you can prepare a number of natural conditioners at home and give your hair the natural shine. But let’s first talk about what conditioning is and how do hair conditioners work.

The Secret Behind Hair Conditioning –

 Conditioners help to rejuvenate your hair by repairing damaged and dry hair though chemically-treated formulas. When applied, they keep the scale like-tiles of the cuticle intact. The protein within these ingredients binds with the keratin in the hair which helps in providing the required strength.

Benefits of Hair Conditioning –

The primary benefit is that it makes the hair much easier to comb through by softening it from the roots. Here are some other benefits of applying hair conditioner –

  • Reduces the forces associated with a brushing of the hair.
  • It provides color retention benefits for color-treater hair.
  • The reduction or prevention of flyaway hair.
  • Softens hair.
  • Reduces tangling of hair. Reduces the chances of color fading.
  • Prevents damage and breaking of hair as well as hair fizz.
  • It helps in retaining the moisture of the hair.
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DIY Ideas for Natural Conditioners – Easy, Simple and Long Lasting –

Now that we know the importance of hair conditioners, it’s time for us to rush into the kitchen and check what all is there with which we can prepare a homemade conditioner with 100% natural ingredients.

While chemicals may (or may not) backfire, why wait for ill-effects to show up when we have natural remedies for the same?

How to Make Natural Conditioners Out of Egg & Olive Oil –

Materials Required –

  • 2 egg yolks.
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

How to Prepare –

  • Mix the 2 ingredients in a bowl and prepare a smooth batter and add a little bit of water in it.
  • Ask someone to divide your hair into four sections and then apply the mixture on your scalp section-wise and cover it up with a shower cap.
  • Do some household stuff for 1-2 hours and then rush to the bathroom to wash your hair.
  • Rinse your hair with a sulfate-free shampoo.
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Eggs & Olive oil – Friendly for your hair!

Egg yolks are hydrating and contain fats. It also helps in hair growth and helps in repairing damaged hair like any other chemical hair conditioner. Try this natural conditioner to see how smooth and silky your hair becomes.

Natural Conditioners with Coconut Oil –

Material Required –

  • 3 tablespoons of coconut oil.
  • A how towel.

How to Prepare –

  • Gently warm up the coconut oil. Don’t heat it up else you will go nuts as soon as the drops of hot oil kisses your scalp.
  • Start massaging the oil into your scalp and work it down to the tips of your hair.
  • Once you’re done covering your scalp with oil, wrap your head with a hot towel for at least 45 minutes.
  • Wash your hair with cool water and a mild sulfate-free shampoo.
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No company will tell you that coconut oil is one best ingredient in the making of natural conditioners. It contains fatty acids with penetrative properties that help nourish and condition your hair from the roots.

Natural Conditioners with Honey and Olive Oil –

Materials Required –

  • 2 tablespoons of honey.
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil.

How to Prepare –

  • Mix honey and olive oil and make it a smooth mixture.
  • Divide your hair into sections and apply the mixture evenly and cover it with a shower cap.
  • Leave the mixture for about half n hour and then wash your hair with a sulfate-free shampoo.
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Olive oil and honey are natural conditioners that help in hydrating and nourishing your hair. If you have dandruff, then honey help in eliminating it.

Natural Conditioners with Baking Soda –

Materials Required –

  • ¼ cup of baking soda.
  • ½ cup conditioner.

How to Prepare –

  • Mix baking soda and hair conditioner until you get an even mixture of both.
  • Apply the mixture to your hair and work it down till the roots.
  • Cover your head with a plastic bag and wrap a hot towel over the plastic bag and forget it for an hour.
  • Rinse your hair with normal water.
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Baking soda, all you need is baking soda!

Baking soda is effective in removing the dirt and has anti-fungal properties that keep your scalp clean and prevent infections. Applying it once a month is highly recommended.

Homemade Conditioners with Shea Butter –

Materials Required –

  • 1 tablespoon of shea butter.
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil.
  • 1 teaspoon argan oil.

How to Prepare –

  • Warm coconut oil and shea butter until you come up with a mixture and add argan oil in it.
  • Apply the mixture in your hair, working into the roots and down to the tips of your hair.
  • Let the mixture sit for about 30 minutes and then wash your hair with normal water and sulfate-free shampoo.
  • You can apply a conditioner if you want additionally.

Shea butter is a good source of fatty acids, oils, and vitamin C and has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that help you in maintaining distance from scalp infections and dandruff. Reach out to a woman with kinky hair and she will tell you how amazing ingredient shea butter is to prepare natural conditioners.

Natural Conditioners with Banana –

Materials Required –

  • 1 banana
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • 1 tablespoon of honey.

How to Prepare –

  • Mash the banana and add olive oil and honey and mix it well.
  • Apply the mixture on your hair and cover it up with a shower cap.
  • Leave the mixture for 30 minutes.
  • Wash your hair with water and sulfate-free shampoo. You can apply a conditioner if you want.

Banana is good source silica which helps in reducing hair loss and brightens your hair. It also helps in conditioning your hair naturally and makes them soft and bouncy. When used with olive oil is useful in repairing damaged hair endings.

Homemade Natural Hair Conditioners with Apple Cider Vinegar –

Materials Required –

  • 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar.

How to Prepare –

  • Dilute apple cider vinegar with 1 cup of water.
  • Wash your hair and condition it and then pour the apple cider vinegar rinse through your wet hair.
  • Massage it into your scalp and ensure that it’s evenly spread throughout your hair.
  • You can either leave your hair rinsed with apple cider vinegar or wash it up.

Apple cider vinegar moisturizes your hair and makes it shiny and easier to detangle. It’s one of the natural conditioners which most hairstylists suggest for people who have kinky-hair.

Natural Conditioners with Mayonnaise and Egg –

Materials Required –

  • 2 whole eggs.
  • 5 tablespoons of mayonnaise.
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil.

How to Prepare –

  • Whish the eggs and mayonnaise together until you come up with a smooth mixture.
  • Apply the mixture to your scalp reaching down your roots to tip.
  • Leave the mixture in for about 20 minutes and then wash your hair with water and shampoo.
  • You can apply conditioner thereafter if you want.

For hair loss, dryness and lice, mayonnaise is one of the most effective remedies for all of them. Mayonnaise has oils that deeply condition your hair while eggs are packed with proteins that provide nourishment.

Coconut Milk and Natural Conditioners –

Material Required –

  • 11/2 tablespoons of coconut milk.
  • 1 tablespoon shampoo.

How to Prepare –

  • Mix both the things well and use this mixture to shampoo your hair like you normally do.
  • Once you’re out of the shower, take ½ tablespoon of coconut milk and work it through your hair.
  • Leave it in your hair and stylize like you always do.

Coconut milk is rich in vitamins B, C and E and it’s great for your hair and maintains its health and shine.

Yogurt Hair Conditioners –

Materials Required –

  • 1 egg.
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil.
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt.

How to Prepare –

  • Mix the ingredients in a blender until you come up with a smooth batter.
  • Apply the mixture to your hair with a gentle massage.
  • Cover your hair with a shower cap for 15 minutes.
  • Wass off the mixture with cold water.
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Yogurt and olive oil are great for your hair. While yogurt helps in protecting hair endings, rejuvenating damaged hair, olive oil protects from hair damage, dandruff and hair loss.

Natural Conditioners with Aloe Vera and Banana –

Materials Required –

  • 1 fresh aloe vera leaf filled with gel.
  • 2 bananas.

How to Prepare –

  • Take out the pulp from aloe vera leaf. Peel and cut the bananas.
  • Take a blender and transfer both the things and blend the mixture well.
  • Shampoo your hair and let it dry air dry.
  • Start applying the mixture with a hair coloring brush.
  •  Allow the mixture to settle deep into the roots and coat your scalp this way.
  • Put your hair in a bun and leave it for 2 hours.
  • Wash your hair with cold water and shampoo it thoroughly.

We don’t need to tell that aloe vera is used in many ways for quite a long time. In contains vitamins, minerals, amino acids and salicylic acid – which treats alopecia and dandruff.

Summing Up:

So, there were some homemade ways with which you can prepare some exotic natural conditioners. It’s always great to go natural where we can and cut down synthetic things. You never know what’s going inside your head with the chemicals your scalp sucks when you apply any other hair conditioners.

Don’t forget to comes which one was the best for your hair.