There are DIY natural hair products you can make for cheap on your own. Many smart home recipes and remedies for natural Black hair growth and thickness are right at your fingertips, whether you know it or not.
And that’s where I come into the picture because NHP is made to educate you on anything in the world of natural hair that you may not know.
It doesn’t matter if you’re transitioning back to your natural hair state or a long-time natural hair vet, it’s always an educational journey.
And let’s be real…
Whether you’re a newbie newly going natural or a long-timer, the natural hair journey can get expensive when you’re going through the process of elimination while discovering the best shampoos, conditioners, stylers and highly-rated deep conditioners. Those coins can add up quick-fast!
Fortunately, many of the best ingredients found in your everyday natural hair products are sitting right in your refrigerator and kitchen cabinet.
So let’s get into the details of some home items you can use for your home DIY natural hair products.
You may be wondering, “What ingredients are good for Black hair?”...
Listen, you have so many vitamin and mineral-packed foods and green superfood powders that you can use to boost your hair health and beauty that I’d run out of space on this page if I wrote them all.
For starters though, foods such as honey, bananas, cantaloupe, avocado, eggs, mayonnaise, honey, limes, and yogurt are some staple DIY natural hair product ingredients you can use to create natural hair conditioners for Black hair.
These ingredients help to soften and fortify your hair, as well as retain moisture — making natural Black hair much more manageable and receptive to growth.
If you’re searching for the best home remedy treatments for faster hair growth and thickness, you’re gonna love this!
These 2 videos show how to make some really effective homemade hair growth recipes for Black hair that are good enough to sell (more on selling your own unique DIY natural hair products later in this tutorial).
This amazing carrot super hair growth oil DIY recipe will give you a great natural product that will help you grow hair faster and naturally in a matter of weeks, it can also be added to our recipe for DIY curl cream without shea butter. Check it out below…
Next, I want you to see one of the amazing DIY natural hair products for growth made from the humble, yet powerful, banana.
The reviews on this DIY natural hair product demo video are almost ALL THUMBS UP because this sista cut out all the blabbering and just got to showing you the DIY hair growth recipe.
No fluff, just like I like it! Check out the skills!
These leave-in DIY natural hair products for curly-to-kinky Black hair are also good enough to sell and make you some skrilla, lol….
Some are great for low porosity, some are good for coconut oil haters and some are good for the shea butter for natural hair lovers. We have something for errrbody…
Let's mix it up! Check these recipes...
This Ylang-Ylang anti-breakage formula recipe is proof that the best DIY natural hair products promote softness, length-retention, and fight frizz. This home remedy treatment promotes growth and length-retention while stunting hair loss.
Natural honey is known to be therapeutic and soothe split ends, promoting healthy roots, and restoring damaged cuticles. Ylang-ylang is an essential oil extracted from Cananga tree leaves. It’s also known for its antibacterial qualities and promoting hair growth properties. Here’s the DIY recipe for growth and thickness...
Combine aloe vera juice and coconut water in a small cup. Add the water and Manuka honey. Stir well. Add the oils together separately and mix well. Add the oil mix to the water solution. Shake well before each application and apply liberally. Coconut oil is a solid at room temperature, warm it to create your recipe.
If you have extra dry and brittle hair Coconut and Manuka Honey will come to your rescue. Every DIY leave-in ingredient is designed to protect your natural hair from breakage and boost length-retention. The amino acids in avocado soothe your scalp while the proteins work to naturally rebuild your hair’s follicles. AIn addition, these natural DIY ingredients add shine to your hair while preventing breakage.
Mix the avocado oil and coconut oil in a small cup. Next, pour the aloe vera gel and water in a small spray bottle. Then add your coconut oil and avocado oil mix to the spray bottle. Shake vigorously before every application. Keep in mind that coconut oil turns solid at room temperature, so you might need to warm it slightly.
The base of this mixture consists of shea butter and olive oil. They are heavy moisturizers that are ideal for thick or coarse hair textures. Rosemary and thyme are essential oils that are packed with antiseptic properties.
They have been found to reduce dandruff, soothe inflamed scalp, and balance estrogen in the body, which helps promote hair growth.
Melt coconut oil. Mix water, coconut milk, and aloe vera gel in a small spray bottle. Mix your oils in a small bowl. Combine coconut oil and water mixture, and then add oils to the spray bottle. Shake vigorously before each application. If you find the fragrance to be too pungent, dilute the solution with more water or add an essential oil that smells good to you.
Shea butter and coconut oil are well-known for their moisture-guarding properties. Each helps hold in hydration and restores your hair’s natural oils. Lavender oil promotes growth and stress relief when massaged into the scalp. Manuka honey is an all natural emollient that promotes softness and manageability as well as restores damaged hair shafts.
Jojoba oil mimics your hair’s natural sebum oil. This great kinky curly hair oil produces a natural shine while promoting strength, manageability, and softness.
This homemade DIY leave-in is a lighter mixture that is ideal for fine or wavy hair textures. Jojoba oil also works to prevent dandruff and flaking. Aloe vera juice is known to promote hair growth, reduce shedding, and restore the natural pH balance of your hair and scalp.
Combine pure aloe vera juice, coconut water, and high-quality jojoba oil in a small spray bottle. Shake vigorously before each application.
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Once you master making your own DIY natural hair products, what not make you a lil’ bit of muurney? (yes, I said “muurney”)...
Making DIY natural hair products to sell isn’t that hard when you have a bomb recipe and a way to get it out to your adoring public!
Here are the “how to's” on selling any natural hair product.
If you are a true go-getter, this will help get your DIY natural hair products brand to the top.