Girls with naturally curly hair, you know the struggle is real in keeping them hydrated and protecting them from factors such as humidity and dryness. Natural healthy hair care for curls can be expensive. If you want the best for your hair, cut down on exposing them to chemicals and toxins often found in commercial products.
This DIY Styling Hair Cream for Curly or Natural hair is a blessing! It nourishes hair and adds shine to them. Moreover, it keeps them hydrated, minimizing the formation of frizz and flyways. Also, helps hair stay protected when exposed to styling tools that use heat, and it is very inexpensive!
Benefits of Using a DIY Hair Cream
The ingredients used in the DIY Hair cream are all nourishing and aim to revitalize and hydrate hair. It is natural, organic, and free of nasties and smells fantastic! It will reap the following benefits for your hair:
- Eliminate frizz and smooth out your curls
- Revitalize hair by hydrating and moisturizing them.
- Adds shine to dull, dead-looking hair.
- Blessing in winder months prevents friction and static—no more flyways.
Curly hair is hard to manage. One day you’ll be having the best hair day with the best bounce to your curls, and other times your curls will be dry, dehydrated, and all over the place.
This DIY cream is the answer to oomph your hairstyle in minutes. Most women don’t invest in creams due to the limited options available and also because they don’t think they need one. Dead looking hair can quickly be brought back to life by making this DIY cream at home.
Ingredients and Their Benefits
Aloe Vera Gel:
This little succulent is a hydration pack in itself. It aids in conditioning hair without giving it a shabby lock. Furthermore, it gives hair that natural shine and enhances your curls, giving them more definition.
Curly hair tends to be dry and requires a lot of hydration to look effortless. Shea butter is very rich in moisture and helps tame frizz. Moreover, it doesn’t give your hair that oily look despite it being rich in fatty acids.
It helps nourish hair and accelerate its growth. It’s a cure-all to a dry, flaky scalp, and when mixed with Aloe Vera gel and shea butter, it adds the right amount of oil to the mix.
Jojoba oil has an abundance of vitamins such as C, E, and B. they provide nourishment to the hair. It is also rich in trace elements like copper and zinc. Jojoba oil prevents hair loss and moisturizes the scalp while keeping dandruff at bay. Moreover, it also promotes hair thickness and can remedy dandruff.
Jamaican Black Castor Oil:
Apart from providing moisture and nourishment to hair, it also provides strength.This black castor oil is rich in omega 6 and 9 fatty acids. It supports and strengthens brittle hair that breaks easily. These acids nourish the scalp and provide strength from the root shaft. Furthermore, it helps promote growth and thickens hair.
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Unrefined Coconut Oil
Jamaican Black Castor Oil
Raw Shea Butter
Aloe vera Gel
Put your shea butter in a double boiler to make it soft. You can also put it in the microwave. Please place it in a microwavable container and heat at 30-second bursts till its smooth. Do not melt it entirely.
Add the aloe vera gel, mix and then add the remaining ingredients. Mix with a hand mixer.
Beat the mixture till it looks fluffy and cloud-like.
Pour your cream into an airtight container with a lid.
How To Use ❓
Scoop some cream out with your fingers or spoon and rub it between your palms. Apply to damp hair or towel-dried hair. Start from the top of your hair to the ends; make sure to coat all of your hair. Then, scrunch your hair, upwards motion so that your curls retain their shape. Avoid exposure to heat and let your hair dry naturally. You can also use a diffuser on a cold setting.Say hello to bouncy curls! Style a usual. You can use this cream every day.
You can also apply the cream to dry hair to give your curls some life till it is wash day.
Using a wooden spoon to scoop out your cream is better as shear butter sticks less to wood.
A little goes a long way with this cream, if your hair looks slick and greasy, you are probably using too much of it and need to ease up on your scoop size.