Five Homemade Hair Moisturizers For Silky, Soft Hair

Are you feeling your hair turning dry and brittle lately? Or if you’re tired of dull, frizzy hair and searching for an easy solution to improve your hair health. Don’t rush for an expensive makeover; the solution lies right in your kitchen! Read on for five DIY all-natural hair moisturizing and conditioning recipes to make your hair look soft, silky, and shiny.

Natural ingredients such as honey, certain fruits, and nut oils contain vitamins and minerals, making them the perfect moisturizers. These readily available natural ingredients can create effective DIY hair treatments that are free from chemicals and easy on your pocket.

5 DIY Conditioning Recipes For Soft And Silky Hair

Here are all-natural hair conditioning recipes that will rejuvenate your hair during dry winter months as well as the sun-soaked months of summer.

Conditioning Pumpkin Hair Mask

Pumpkin is an excellent source of essential vitamins that are good for hair. It has potassium, which works as a great moisturizer, and vitamin A to benefit your scalp. Combined with the antimicrobial goodness of honey, the moisturizing properties of coconut oil, and the proteins in the yogurt, you get a perfect DIY conditioner that can help strengthen hair.

You will need:

  • Pumpkin puree: one cup
  • Coconut oil: 1/2 tablespoon
  • Honey: 1/2 tablespoon
  • Yogurt: 1 tablespoon

Method

(i) Put all ingredients in a blender and churn until the mixture is lump-free and smooth.

(ii) Apply the mixture evenly on damp hair and allow it to sit for about fifteen minutes.

(iii) Wash your hair thoroughly using your regular shampoo and conditioner. Let the hair dry naturally and feel the difference as you run your fingers through your rejuvenated strands.

Strawberry and Coconut Oil Hair Mask

This delicious-sounding hair mask is of an eye-catching, beautiful shade of pink color.

Strawberries are rich in nutrients that are beneficial both internally and externally. These red berries are loaded with potassium, vitamin C, and omega 3, which help promote healthy hair. Together with the intensely moisturizing properties of coconut oil, this mask will leave your hair soft and silky.

You will need:

  • Strawberries: 6-8, fresh
  • Honey: 1 tablespoon
  • Coconut oil: 1 tablespoon

Method

(i) Blend well the three ingredients together until you get a rose-colored, smooth elixir.

(ii) Dampen your hair slightly and evenly coat it with the concoction.

(iii) Leave the mask on for about 10 minutes, and then rinse the mask off with warm water.

You can apply this mask once or twice per week to get the best results.

Moisturizing Honey and Egg Mask

If you struggle with dull, dry hair that always seems dehydrated, this simple moisturizer is right for you.

Apple cider vinegar dissolves and helps get rid of product buildup and soothes itchiness in your scalp. This mask not only hydrates but also adds shine and nourishment to your hair.

You will need:

  • Honey: 1 teaspoon
  • Apple cider vinegar: 1 teaspoon
  • Egg: 1 

Method

(i) Put all the ingredients in a bowl and whisk them until they mix thoroughly and you get a uniform consistency mixture. You can adjust the quantities depending on the volume of your hair.

(ii) Apply the mixture evenly throughout your hair, covering each strand. Leave it on for about 30-40 minutes.

(iii) Rinse out and let your hair dry naturally.

Brightening Mask for Dull Hair

The natural ingredients in this mask work wonder on dull, dry hair. Avocados contain fatty acids, which moisturize and nourish hair, and minerals in avocados while retaining moisture seal hair cuticles. In addition, honey helps to draw moisture from the air into hair strands.

A natural oil (argan or olive oil) will provide a touch of shine to dull hair. While olive oil is good for thicker, coarser hair, argan oil is best for finer hair that tends to be easily weighed down by hair products.

You will need:

  • Avocado: 1 ripe
  • Olive or argan oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Honey: 1 tablespoon
  • Coconut milk: 1/8 cup

Method

(i) Combine all the ingredients thoroughly in a bowl. You can mash the avocado by hand if you want a super smooth and lump-free mask, mix all ingredients in a blender.

(ii) Apply the mixture on your dry hair, all through from the roots to the tips. Clip your hair up and wrap it if you prefer that way.

(iii) Leave it for about thirty minutes, and then rinse the mask off using your favorite shampoo and conditioner.

Exfoliating Argan and Essential Oil Mask

This oil-based mask is a great refreshing concoction for those looking to perk up hair split ends or add some shine into frizzy hair.

Jojoba oil is rich in antioxidants such as vitamins A and E and omega-6 fatty acids. These elements work wonders on dryness, split ends, and hydrate each hair strand while locking in moisture. The presence of vitamins and minerals also helps protect hair strands against free radicals and generally keeps hair feeling nourished, thick, and soft.

The sugar breaks down dead skin cells, working as a fantastic exfoliant for your scalp. Peppermint oil encourages circulation in the scalp, and tea tree oil offers antifungal, antimicrobial, and antibacterial properties. Rosemary oil is a great addition to improve overall hair health and thickness.

You will need:

  • Argan oil: 2 tablespoons
  • Jojoba oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Raw sugar: 4 teaspoons
  • Tea tree essential oil: 2 drops, essential oil
  • Rosemary essential oil: 5 drops
  • Peppermint essential oil: 5 drops

Method

(i) Combine all the ingredients thoroughly in a small bowl.

(ii) Using a hair color brush or your fingers, apply the potion thoroughly to sections of clean, damp hair in the shower.

(iii) Massage the potion for a few minutes, and then clip up your hair.

(iv) Rinse your hair well.

You can check the ingredients here:

Argan Oil            Jojoba Oil             Tea Tree Essential Oil           Rosemary Essential Oil 

Peppermint Essential Oil

Tip: For an easy variation, you can skip adding the sugar and simply use this mask as nourishing hair oil.

You can check the ingredients here:

Apple Cider Vinegar     Honey    Coconut Oil     Coconut Milk

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