Make Your Own Natural Hair Conditioner for Kids
Are you on a budget and need some inexpensive ways to condition your child’s hair without compromising quality? Are the conditioners at your local drug store just not doing their jobs? If your child’s hair is in need of a change, then you are in luck! Here are 5 budget friendly, natural hair conditioner recipes that you can make at home using ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen!
Coconut Milk Conditioner
Coconut milk is rich in protein and fatty acids, which makes it great for conditioning, strengthening and minimizing hair breakage.
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 1 peeled and mashed avocado
- 1 tbsp of honey
Make sure your child’s hair has been thoroughly shampooed. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Either apply mixture directly to hair, or preheat mixture in microwave for 30-45 seconds. Massage mixture into hair and scalp. Wrap hair in a hot towel or cover with shower cap for 15 min-60 min. Rinse out with shampoo/conditioner and style as usual.
Avocados act as a hair softeners, moisturizers and deep conditioners. They help nourish dry, brittle hair while also promoting hair health and strength.
- 1 avocado (peeled)
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 tablespoon jojoba oil
Make sure your child’s hair has been thoroughly shampooed. Combine all ingredients together in a bowl until smooth. Massage mixture into scalp and hair. Leave in for 20 minutes. Rinse out with conditioner and style as usual.
Bananas are rich in natural oils and vitamins that help to restore hair’s natural elasticity preventing it from breaking. They also soften hair, restore shine and help eliminate dandruff.
- 1 banana (Note: consider banana baby food as the blended banana tends to leave little banana bits in the hair)
- 1 egg
- 4 tablespoons milk
- 5 tablespoons olive oil
Make sure your child’s hair has been thoroughly shampooed. Mix all the ingredients in a blender or food processor. Apply the mixture to your hair- from root to end. Let soak into your hair for about 15- 30 minutes. Rinse out with conditioner and style as usual.
Honey acts is a natural humectant, which means that it retains water, thus making it a great moisturizer. Honey hair treatments are great for conditioning hair, adding sheen and growing hair.
½ cup honey
2 tablespoon olive oil
Make sure your child’s hair has been thoroughly shampooed. In a bowl, mix honey with olive oil. Heat mixture in microwave for 30 seconds. Apply to hair, then cover head with shower cap for 15-30 minutes. Rinse out with conditioner and style as usual.
Papaya helps soften hair, remove product buildup and maintain its natural shine.
- 1 raw papaya
- ½ cup yogurt
Make sure your child’s hair has been thoroughly shampooed. Remove seeds and skin of papaya. Blend it in a blender and add half a cup of yogurt to mix. Apply this paste to your hair and scalp. Cover hair with a shower cap for 15-30 minutes. Rinse out with conditioner and style as usual.
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