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You probably already know the magical benefits of castor oil for your hair. Castor oil rejuvenates them, it improves microcirculation on the scalp consequently enhancing hair growth, and it protects your hair from the environment. Today, I would like to suggest a homemade recipe for castor oil shampoo and conditioner that will enhance the power of castor oil for your hair.
I noticed that more and more of you are interested in DIY projects, especially when it comes down to beauty or health products. That’s the reason why I’ve been working so hard to give you new homemade recipes to simplify and improve your daily life. On the menu today: castor oil shampoo and conditioner. Enjoy!
Homemade castor oil shampoo: simple, smooth and stimulating
It is so easy to make a homemade castor oil shampoo with castor oil as the key ingredient. What is amazing about the “homemade” vibe is that you can always personalize your “magic potion”.
Here is my recommendation: for a polyvalent shampoo, easy to make, smooth, simple and soft, you will only need to mix castor oil, castille soap, coconut milk, olive oil and honey. The natural shampoo will nourish any type of hair as well as cleansing and nurturing your scalp.
- 3 tablespoons of castor oil
- 40 ml of castille soap or baby soap
- 2 teaspoons of coconut milk
- 30 ml of olive oil
- 15 ml of honey
*** Before mixing the ingredients, know that you can adapt the recipe to your needs. What I am presenting to you in this article is a simple and polyvalent recipe that works very well for me. I have long blond hair and the shampoo works just right. You can of course use another mix, do not hesitate to add another oil or product but please let me know, leave a little comment at the end of this article. I would be delighted to discover your personal recipes and to try them. Maybe to incorporate them in this article even!***
Prepare your ingredients, take a bowl and put everything in there in no specific order 🙂 Mix well!
Yep that’s right, it’s that simple.
Don’t forget to find a cute glass container. It’s nice, convenient and reusable! I think it really makes a big difference. I love to use my own products especially when they look great. Details matter don’t you think? You can even decorate it with a little sticker 🙂
Now just test it out! Run and take a shower and tell me what you think!
Nowadays, there are so many mom bloggers online that share their knowledge with us. It took me half a day browsing for the best homemade recipes for your hair and another half to test them out and incorporate castor oil as the main ingredient. I’m pretty proud of the result and I do hope you are too! Now to conclude this article, I also wanted to share with you my recipe for homemade castor oil conditioner.
Homemade castor oil conditioner
Here is a castor oil conditioner that is the perfect combination with your newly created castor oil shampoo.
- 1 teaspoon of castor oil (other oils are possible depending on your type of hair and preferences (Coco, Jojoba…)
- 1 teaspoon of vegetable glycerine
- 1/2 tablespoon of tea (green or black)
- 1 tablespoon of emulsifying wax
- 1.5ml of vitamine E oil
- 1/2 cup of distilled water
- 5 drops of grapefruit seed extract
You can also add essential oils depending on your type of hair. If you need more information on which essential oil will suit you best, check out this mini guide. If you have…
- Dry hair: 10 drops of lavender essential oil, 1 drop of camomille, 1 drop of geranium, 1 drop of Ylang Ylang.
- Greasy hair: 10 drops of rosemary, 4 drops of juniper or lavender, 1 drop of cedarwood
- Fine hair: 14 drops of rosemary, 3 drops of peppermint
- Dandruff: 10 drops of tea tree, 5 drops of lavender oil, 5 drops of rosemary.
If you’d like to use more of those awesome essential oils, you can find different products on amazon like this cool aromatherapy kit.
Homemade castor oil shampoo and conditioner: final thoughts
I hope you are satisfied with your new creations and that you have finally found those natural products that will take care of your hair. Do not hesitate to share those projects with your family and your friends!
Thanks to all my readers! Leave me a little comment if you’ve had any success in your DIY experiments involving castor oil shampoo and conditioner! 🙂