You must have gone through good hair days and bad hair days.
For example, a good hair day gives you a confidence boost and you actually feel beautiful inside out.😎
However, a bad hair day brings a lot of frizzy mess and frustration. 🙁 Certainly, your hair demand as much attention and care as your body on regular basis. But dust, pollution, extreme hot and cold weather, and different chemical products harm your hair with equally intensity as these factors harm your skin.
As a result, your hair might appear dull, brittle, dead, frizzy and unmanageable upon exposure to harsh environmental factors and chemicals. In other words, chemical products with harmful ingredients can cause breakage and hair loss.😖
So, it is important to condition, nourish and hydrate properly and above all, to avoid the chemicals from causing further damage.✌️
One quite basic and essential product to manage hair on routine basis is hair styling cream. Furthermore, the benefits of the regular styling cream can be enhanced if it is made up of hair friendly, organic, and natural ingredients. 🍀
This article will provide you an insight on making your own hair styling cream. Yes, you read it right!
A styling cream for hair made from natural ingredients not only provides an extra shine to your hair but subsequently helps in growth and repair of the damaged hair without any side effects.
On one hand, there are millions of hair products available, with big market labels such as frizz control with silicone, damage repair, extra shine for dull hair, and many more and on the other hand, these products usually cause a chemical build up in your hair further deteriorating the hair.
Let’s quickly move on to the ingredients and their benefits to make your own hair styling cream at home.
Shea butter is an amazing ingredient to treat chemically damaged hair.
It has anti-inflammatory properties. Consequently, it is quite effective in treating and healing itchy scalp and reducing the redness.
In addition, olive oil provides extra strength to hair follicles by promoting scalp blood circulation. It has anti-bacterial properties. Therefore, it provides a protective barrier to hair in fighting infections. Moreover, it acts as a healthy moisturizer for dry scalp and promotes hair growth.
Coconut oil has its own specific characteristics and is lighter in weight. As a result, it penetrates deep into the scalp to stimulate hair growth and produce healthy and softer strands.
Furthermore, it has great anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties that make it fight against dandruff and other hair problems. It not only provides deep nourishment to reduce hair breakage but, also gives an extra luster and smoothness to hair.
Jojoba oil is an excellent, vitamin rich oil for oily scalp due to its non-comedogenic properties. Therefore, it works in an effective manner to balance scalp sebum production, without irritating and clogging the hair follicles, providing strength to both hair and the scalp.
Sweet Almond Oil
Almond oil acts as a great moisturizer because of its high vitamin E content. It helps to hydrate and nourish dry and dull hair by providing shine.
Problems like split ends, hair breakage, hair dullness, and dry roots can be easily solved with sweet almond oil massage.
Aloe vera Gel
When it comes to repairing the damaged hair, aloe vera gel is an amazing, muti-purpose ingredient. Further, it is high in proteolytic enzymes that removes the dead layer from the scalp and stimulates scalp healing.
Vitamin E Oil
Vitamin E oil provides deep nourishment to the scalp and also keeps it healthy to fight against common hair problems.
Essential oils such as rosemary, lavender and others stimulate hair growth by promoting blood circulation and reducing the stress by working deeply into hair scalp.
In conclusion, all of these ingredients are quite beneficial for your daily hair care regimen as well as styling. Follow these steps to create your natural hair styling cream and enjoy forever good hair days.
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Sweet Almond Oil
Aloe Vera Gel
Vitamin E Oil
Essential Oil Blend
How To Make 🥣
Take a measuring cup or a glass and add shea butter into it. Then add coconut oil and mix both ingredients well. Microwave the ingredients for few seconds until they melt.
Add the rest of the ingredients and combine them well by continuous stirring.
Transfer this mixture to a tin container with a lid. Refrigerate it overnight and let it set.
Keep the cream at room temperature and refrigerate the extra amount that can not be finished within a month.
How To Use ❓
A very small amount of this cream would be enough to style your hair well as too much of it would make your hair look greasy and oily.
First of all, dip your fingertips into the cream and rub it between your palms and fingers. Then, apply the cream on dry or slightly damp hair.
secondly, avoid putting it in the hair roots/scalp and use over the shaft length.
Lastly, remember to not use this cream right after the shower on wet hair.
The results of this hair styling cream may vary from person to person depending on their individual hair type.
Adjust the quantity accordingly, smaller quantity would produce better results.
Try a Different Recipe
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