Storage: Most recipes require refrigeration since they don't contain preservatives. Shelf Life is approximately 1 week.
Simple Protein Deep Conditioner
* Start with a cheap conditioner like VO5 or Herbal Essences.
* Add 1-2 eggs (depending on hair length) and 2 tbspns of honey (this is a natural humectant).
* Apply to hair and leave in for 20-30 mins.
* Rinse and shampoo out.
* Follow with a moisturizing conditioner for at least 5-10 mins.
DO NOT APPLY HEAT (you don't want cooked eggs in your hair...lol!)
Honey & Olive Oil Hair Mask
*Mix 1/2 cup honey and 3 tablespoons olive oil.
*Work a small amount at a time through hair until coated.
*Cover hair with a shower cap; leave on 30 minutes.
*Shampoo well and rinse
Soften Dry, Brittle Hair
* Take one soft avocado, and mush it up into a paste.
* Add an entire egg, and beat it until creamy.
* Rub the mixture over the hair and scalp, and wrap in plastic.
* It can be tough to wash out, it’s so worth the effort!
FYI: Avocados contain vitamin B6 & vitamin E
(reduces shedding, aids detangling, dark hair rinse)
black coffee or tea
Brew coffee or tea. Allow to cool. Pour over head. Let set or 15 min. Then apply again. Rinse well.
Instant Hair Luster
*(Helps hair reflect light, whilst numerous vitamins and minerals including vitamins C, E, and zinc help fortify hair shafts)
* Apply fresh aloe gel to the hair as a mask before shampooing once a week.
Jojoba Hair Conditioner
1 cup rose floral water
1 tablespoon jojoba oil
10 drops vitamin E oil
In the top of a double boiler, gently warm the rose water. Once rose water is warm, add jojoba oil. For extra conditioning, leave on for several minutes. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. Shampoo and rinse again with cool water.
Avocado Deep Conditioner
1 small jar of mayonnaise
Peel avocado and remove pit. Mash avocado then mix all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl with your hands until it's a consistent green color. Smooth into hair. Use shower cap or plastic wrap to seal body heat in. Leave on hair for 20 minutes. For deeper conditioning wrap a hot, damp towel around your head over the plastic, or use a hair dryer set to a low to medium heat setting. Store extra in refrigerator.
* (Shampoo/conditioner residues)
* For the vinegar rinse, use cider vinegar, at 5%.
* Use one tablespoon in six ounces of tepid water, let it set for a couple of minutes then rinse it all out.
* Do this about once a month, and it does remove the build up on your hair. Don't use it as a daily rinse.
All Natural Leave-in Conditioner
* In 8 oz bottle, mix 1/2 oz Jojoba oil, 1/2 oz Sweet Almond oil, 1/4 oz Vegetable Glycerin, 10 drops Rosemary oil.
* In spray bottle combine ingredients, add 3 oz distilled water to fill, shake well and spray on wet hair.
* Leaves it silky, shiny, and gets rid of frizz.
Honey And Milk Condtioner
Half a Can Of Coconut Milk
2 Tablespoons Of Honey
2 Tablespoons Of Olive Oil
Mix together and apply to hair for 30 mins under a shower cap
Coconut Honey Deep Conditioner
4 tbls Coconut oil
2 tbls Natural honey
Place coconut oil and honey in a small plastic bag and place the bag in a hot cup of water for 1 minute to warm. Apply to hair, wrap hair in a towel for 20 minutes. Wash then dry hair.
1 peeled and mashed Avocado
1 cup Coconut milk
Combine mashed avocado with some coconut milk in a small bowl. Heat in microwave for approx. 45 seconds. Stir. Test tempiture. Massage mixture into hair.Wrap hair in a hot towel or cover with shower cap for 15 minutes. Shampoo & rinse out.
DISCLAIMER: This has to be said. These are techniques and products that I use, which work for me. They may not work for you. Each head of hair is different. I am not advocating one product above another or being paid for any product reviews I do. I am sharing my honest opinion. I am sharing my journey to hopefully inspire and motivate others who are waking up to the truth that " Black women CAN grow long hair!"
God bless! ♥
God bless! ♥