There are many hair care products available in your local supermarket for deep conditioning and hot oil treatments, but they are expensive, particularly the ‘all-natural’ variety. What’s worse, name brand products can actually damage your hair with harsh chemicals and excess build-up. You can make a simple deep conditioning hair treatment at home with just a few common ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen. It’s fast, simple, fun and will leave your dry hair shining and beautiful.
Things You'll Need
Place one tablespoon of olive oil in a microwave safe bowl. Olive oil is perfect for hair and skin care products, as it nourishes and cleans the hair at the same time. Unlike petroleum jelly, heavy oils and other synthetic conditioners, olive oil will easily rinse from your hair, leaving it moisturized and shining.
Add two tablespoons of all natural honey to the bowl. Honey is the main conditioner in your dry hair treatment, and not only smells great but has cleansing properties to gently rid the hair product build-up without stripping it of it’s natural oils. Honey forms a protective layer on your hair, helping to prevent damage from products, styling and the elements.
Pour in one tablespoon of buttermilk. Buttermilk is also a moisturizing agent, and contains lactic acid, an element that will help build the strength and elasticity of your hair.
Microwave the mixture for 30 to 60 seconds until hot. Stir in approximately one tablespoon of natural unbleached flour to make a paste. Apply the warm paste to wet hair and allow the conditioner to set for 20 minutes before washing as normal.
This recipe makes one application for medium length hair. Double the amount of ingredients for longer hair.
This natural honey conditioner contains no chemicals and will not cause build-up in your hair; therefore, you can use it as often as necessary to control dry, frizzy hair.