If you’re a fan of natural cosmetics, we’ve made a selection of several DIY shampoo and conditioners. Why waste money on very expensive products that often do more harm than good when you can use the gifts of nature for healthier alternatives?
– 1 cup distilled water
– 1 cup organic herbal shampoo
– 30 drops of lemon essential oil
– 30 drops of rosemary essential oil
Bring the water to a boil. Remove from heat, add the shampoo and mix it gently. Leave to cool until it reaches room temperature. Add the essential oils and stir. This shampoo can be stored in a glass or plastic container and can be used daily.
Dry/damaged hair shampoo
– 2 cups of organic liquid soap
– ½ cup of honey
– ¼ cup of virgin olive oil
– 1 teaspoon of liquid vitamin B
Mix the ingredients well until it forms a homogenous paste. Use approximately one tablespoon of shampoo per wash. Massage well into scalp and rinse thoroughly.
– 50 ml herbal liquid soap with organic ingredients
– the juice from one lemon
– 1 teaspoon of honey
Mix the ingredients and use the resulted composition like any other shampoo. You can store it in the fridge and use it within 7 days.
– ½ cup of fresh rosemary
– 1 teaspoon borax
– 4 cups of distilled water
Bring the water to a boil. Remove from heat source, add the rest of the ingredients and stir well. Leave the composition covered for 2 hours. Filter it and store it in a bottle. The shampoo can be used within 10 days.
Dry hair conditioner
– 4 tablespoons of natural, plain yogurt
– 1 egg
Mix the ingredients well and apply on hair after shampooing. Massage the scalp, leave on for 5 minutes and rinse with warm water.
– 1 lemon
– ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar
Peel the lemon, remove the seeds (if any) and crush the pulp into a blender. Add the vinegar and stir well. Apply onto damp, clean hair and massage the scalp. Leave on for 10 minutes and rinse with warm water.
Leave-in conditioner for all hair types
– 1 cup of fresh rosemary
– 1 cup of fresh mint
– 1 cup of apple cider vinegar
Place the mint and rosemary leaves in a jar and pour the vinegar on them. Close the jar with a lid and let it macerate for 2 weeks. Filter the liquid and use it after shampooing.