Is this a concern? I made the one with bananas to condition my hair today, and I have to say my hair does NOT like this at all. I’ve been using raw eggs to give my hair a good protein treatment. Can we mix any of these mixtures together?? If you have sensitive teeth, you know what ice cream, Before I ventured into making my own deep conditioner, I used Aubrey’s, I remembered that vitamin e is good for hair (and skin and a host of other things), so I decided to use vitamin e rich avocados in my mix. I’m with the other ladies… I“m In Atlanta and the avocados don’t just fall off the trees here. 2 tbs of pure honey Low porosity hair has a more difficult time getting the moisture into the hair, but once there it holds onto it longer. Banana baby hair food yields amazing results on my hair. Yes, I’ve decided to abandon the porosity correction routine and twist my hair so I’ll eventually have dreadlocks like my son. . Get it a little saturated with the oil. I started the regimen on May 1st and dutifully followed the Coily Queens instructions. I wonder if banana in baby food jars would work just as well as ripe whole bananas. Anyways. Maybe on the east coast, not counting Florida it’s more pricey. Also, since that post, I’ve decided to loc my hair so I don’t use the conditioner anymore, but my daughter does. DO NOT try the Banana mix, I tried it twice, and couldn’t get the Banana bits off my hair for a week! […] hair once a week to ensure it remains healthy. I will not be doing that again! Do not be alarmed if you notice a loosening of your coils or curls with this conditioner; the effect is temporary until your next wash day. If it’s too think, it’s difficult getting it out of the hair. Or it could have been over ripe to get the veins…, There are no veins or seeds in avocado, an avocado has a large pit. I’ve learn this submit and if I may just I desire to recommend you few fascinating things or suggestions. Also can try the pureed natural bananas in the baby food aisle if you like. It is heavier than olive oil and… Read more ». Any suggestions on where to get it?? I will eat the banana, avocado, olive oil etc. Two table spoons of honey I personally make my own conditioner with High Oleic Sunflower Oil with Provitamin B, Vitamin E, and Soy Protein; but like to try the all natural approach too. Their change in formula and my desire to be as natural as possible caused me to venture into making my own deep conditioner. With dreadlocks things like knots and high porosity are a good thing. A Dose of is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites. I believe Best Foods/Hellman’s have an “Olive Oil Mayo” on the market these days. this is a beautiful article, i think i’m going to try some of this. Stay in step. You pay at least $2 on a good day. Back when I used the conditioner, my hair was very short, so I didn’t need to make a large batch. Coconut oil and honey is good for all types of hair. Here’s a quick high-level explanation of hair porosity. ‑1 oz goat’s milk I get the best of both worlds – moisture and strength – with this conditioner. Not only did it feel good, but I was able to rinse everything out. Then wash your hair as usual. All I like the avocado+ voconut oil.Its fun and certainly safer than a buncvh of chemical laden products. Wow! Some people prefer the white vinegar as it can lighten color and leaves their hair with a gloss. 1 semi-overly ripe banana Highly porous hair absorbs moisture quickly but also loses it quickly. This natural deep conditioner can work wonders for anyone however, whether you're natural, relaxed or not protein sensitive at all. If you don't see it immediately, please check your spam folder. I wash my hair once a week with a natural shampoo and vinegar rinse and then do the avadcado conditioner and u must cut your ends and u will have shedding. Coconut butter melts so easily so if its room temperature, its very easy to whip in honey with a small whisk or fork. I know Coconut oil can strengthen your hair a little bit, but I don’t know about replacing protein with it. in Hair {2 comments… add one} This deep conditioner provides intense hydration, makes hair soft and silky, controls frizz and split ends, strengthens weak hair, repairs damaged, processed, and dry hair, and adds shine and bounce. I have been using olive oil alone on my hair and noticed a huge difference and the softness and shine. I made a hair conditioner with jus avocado, banana, olive oil and white shea butter. Thank you! You’re not going to use… Read more ». My hair and scalp are the healthiest it’s been in a very long time. Understand that a deep conditioner is much different than a quick wash out conditioner. You probably didn’t sieve the mixture or use an overripe banana. I’ve heard to many say that they had a hard time getting banana bits out of their hair. You will not use very much! deep conditioning 4C hair, honey I hope to make her some as a gift so she can pamper herself at home. On the in between days I wet my hair in the shower and apply honey. Extra virgin olive oil Most bath towel collections offer a variety of sizes to fit your space, budget and personal preference. Blended in a ninja blender to get all the clumps out and it left my hair soft and smooth no i did an extra rinse jus because but i dnt feel it was needed. I’d really like to try the second choice since my hair has been super knotty when I wash it and when it dries it just gets worse. My hair is always super soft and moisturised after this treatment. Not good. This now brings me to hair porosity…. Thank you for sharing! That’s too much money for something that’s really much better for your insides (avocado is full of healthy fat and keeps you satiated) than your outsides. Thanks for this information and feedback. Instructions: Subscribe to receive email notifications of new posts. I don’t know if starting off with dry hair was the problem but… First of all the two ingredients just do not want to mix, no matter how warm I got them. […] Homemade conditioner (Avocado, Shea butter, Olive oil and Apple Cider Vinegar) […], […] # 1: Deep condition every week, and no less than twice a month. Half a ripe avocado On this blog Felicia shares what she’s learned and the healthier choices she now makes as a result of her new knowledge. This conditioner is ideal for those with thick, dense hair and major shrinkage. So I started just pouring carefully down the length of my hair, starting at chin length (my hair goes just past my butt) and basically only oil came out til I got near the ends of my hair bc the honey kept congealing at the bottom of the cup and the MOMENT… Read more », Hi Michelle, It could be a couple of things, #1 you want to make sure your hair is wet and has already been washed #2 you want to make sure the honey is RAW not just organic but pure raw homey (which costs a bit more) #3 make sure the coconut oil is VIRGIN and unrefined as well, you want it to be in it’s purest state. Vitacost, Soapgoods, Amazon. Click here to view our authentic African black soap. 2 tbsp pure vegetable glycerin Detangle, rinse thoroughly, and style as usual. I LOVED the way my hair felt afterwards. I normally shampoo and condition every other day using a commercial hair mask or deep conditioner as my conditioner. When done, apply to the hair and let sit for 30–45 minutes under a shower cap. Mine is not all natural but who i mixed for said it works perfect and i don’t have a special measurement. It made my hair dry and straw-like. The ingredients were as follows: I put all these ingredients into the magic bullet and whipped them up. What you want to use is Apple cider vinegar which is an acid. It gave me the “slip” I wanted and made my hair feel soft after it dried. I color treat my hair. Omg! A vehicle essential oil diffuser. For the banana conditioner, err on the side of caution and sieve it. My hair porosity seemed to be changing and I was happy…until…. The Vitamins Hair Cosmetics Keratin Hair Mask Deep Conditioner is formulated with a lush blend of Moroccan argan oil and vitamin E, keratin, and wheat germ oil. MAYONNAISE is chiefly made up of well-blended egg yolks, oil and vinegar or lemon juice. Hi! would give option 3 a trial. Let’s have an open mind.You might be surprised. Sorry there’s nothing you can do about heat damaged hair but grow it off. I will definitely be trying your recipes. ‑4 oz pure coconut cream Thanks so much for posting this! Hi Julianne (sorry for the late response), I changed the water when it started to look a little dirty. Just tried the Bananas, olive oil, glycerin, and honey mixture on 4b/c hair and I am in love..A year ago a friend gave me a mixer and I never used it..well today was the day I dusted off that Baby and went in and let my hair get some love. After I clarify my hair with Bragg apple cider vinegar I always moisturize with MicMas Remix scalp treatment. In the end my mum had to help me pick out the banana bits. It feels like butter. Thanks for the recipes and the tips! Argan and rose hip oils are optional additions to quench your curls. Sorry, but I’m about to disappoint you here. I sat with the mixture on my hair for about 40 to 45 minutes then rinsed it out. I let it stay on my hair for about 40 minutes, rinsed and viola! I’m very interested to try this. Deep Conditioning 4C hair is a very important step in the 4C Natural Hair Care Regimen because this treatment deeply moisturizes and slows down the hair deterioration process. If so what can I do to gain that curl pattern back? If you frequent beauty supply stores glycerin is also there. I tried last night and the banana would not rinse out. Anyway, according to Ms. Vee, hair porosity has much to do with not only dry hair, but single strand knots. Or is it more-so just the oils from the fruit (not so much the meat) that stick to the hair? It is a wonderful substitute! I was a little scared to do it at first when I saw mention that your curl pattern would loosen, but I twisted and put curl rods in, and my hair is bouncy and very soft, no issues whatsoever. Check out the chart below to see how each towel stacks up. If you are new to making your own products or are a current mixtress searching for an easy-to-make recipe that actually works, you can start with these homemade conditioners, which are my three favorites: This homemade conditioner improves the manageability of my hair for post-rinse styling. I had sort of given up on protein treatments, until I whipped up this homemade deep conditioner. It has the added benefits of being full of vitamins and alpha hydroxy acids which will break up the bonds between healthy new skin and dead skin cells, dirt and oil. how often do you have to wash your hair? Following is a list of 10 recipe ideas for homemade deep conditioners for natural black hair growth. I found that if you do, the mixture is much more creamy and uniform in texture and less chunky. If your hair is damages, aim for every week. Baby Food is actually good for your hair and body it dosen’t contain a lot of preservs as one might think..Baby Banana food has worked on my hair. This recipe is curtesy of BlackGirlLongHair. Apply to hair and let sit for 30–45 minutes under a shower cap. I will never buy deep conditioner again. The avocado oil made it somewhat thinner so I used it. I coated the stuff on after co-washing and left it on with a shower cap for about 30 minutes. (There is no need to melt the shea butter ahead of time.) Personally my hair doesn’t like olive oil its too heavy and coaty. Actually, my trials and errors weren’t so bad, it’s just that when you have kinky 4C hair like I do, you have to make sure the conditioner’s consistency is correct. Also, be patient when preparing your mixtures. My lil sister had to pick it out. (Over the course of four days which was nasty cos my hairs not used to being washed so often) Is Bicarbonate of Soda just not good at getting coconut oil out? Success at last! With hair as coily as mine, thick conditioners do not want to come out. I want to thank BGLH .…..for all these wonderful receipes although I’ve only been natural for 10 months these have been the best 10 months of natural I’ve ever experienced OMG… LOVE U GUYS HERE ARE MY RESULTS I put it in, and then I went to start combing my hair so that it would coat better. It’s suggested to deep condition hair … Why would you put baby food in your hair? Can I leave the coconut and honey on for a few hours rather than 20 minutes? Washed out like soap. It has super tight kinks and coils, is relatively dry by nature, and usually doesn’t have an obvious curl pattern without any product. She graciously explains how in her post  Understanding Your Hair’s Porosity. (Depending on your blender quality, you may or may not have to then sieve the mixture. I have very thick 4c hair and it made it so much softer and manageable. Took me hours to get it out! 1 overripe avocado (sliced) I have high porosity 4c natural hair and recently av had protein overload. How to Make Your Own Deep Conditioner. Before we had conditioner on the shelves this is what our ancestors did mix stuff to put in there hair. I’m gonna try this as soon as I get round to ordering some more Lavendar Essential Oil.…oh and that part about white vinegar coming from grains makes a lot of sense, I’ve been trying to avoid grains anyway so I’ll get some apple cider vinegar lol, again THANK YOU SO MUCH. Can u say typo? Lavender and Lemongrass essential oils. Maybe it’s me, but I don’t remember such an interest in tattoos when I…. As for now, I have two jars of manmade DCs that make my hair leap for joy. My hair did not complain! I have tried the Avocado recipe a few times. Please someone help! I have fine/thinning hair and need a natural treatment to make it thicker/fuller. Wouldn’t the baby food have the oh so harmful preservatives in it? ‑1 tbs black strap molasses She’s in love! Trying the detangling on my daughter right now… it’s desperately needed! Anny, […] 3 easy to make Natural Deep Conditioners for Natural hair […]. Porosity is a measure of how well or not hair absorbs and retains moisture. 4 tbs of extra virgin coconut oil No need to STORE it…it will go bad. , I think folks who use avocado on their hair must either be upper- or middle-class (lol) and/or live in California or someplace else where they’re super-cheap. hello I was looking for homemade hair products for my natural hair and I came across your comments and I am very intrigued with all the knowledge you have and I would like to know if you have any tips on homemade hair masks and hair gels? I have been natural for going on 4 years and this was my very first time using conditioners that I can make at home and I must say I love em!! Just go around passing on ideas that have no scientific basis or proof that they work other than hearsay. Hair is butter soft. All I know is that it smelled a little different. Before cowashing/shampooing or after? I’ll post an update later for results. The honey is awesome for adding moisture and for us 4c hair chicks olive oil is one of the best oils for our hair. Taking Back our Health One Choice at a Time. wow! Blend the ingredients thoroughly making sure no lumps or banana bits remain. I might make some flax seed gel though. Huh? How did you discover that and why is that necessary at all? I’m gonna make my own mix today. Are these conditioners supposed to leave your hair… Read more ». Check it out! LOL. Thank you. Just read your suggestion and wondered how often you changed the water/tea tree/lavender solution.…, Hi Loretta, Thanks for stopping by. I came across another blog, Coily Queens Rock, where Ms. Vee (the blog owner) explains that hair porosity can be changed., And here’s a pic of my results This keeps my hair always soft never dry and crusty. However it really works it cleans and clears the scalp extra good all you need to do is mix apple cider vinegar with water any natural oils and pour on your scalp after shampooing . OMG!! I have a friend who introduced me to using apple cider viniger and water as an conditioner,I don’t know if this website already knows about it but I just started using it last week. Use at your own risk!!!!!! 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Conditioner #2: DIY Leave-In Conditioner with Aloe Aloe vera is one of the most hydrating ingredients for hair and you may find that it does more for your hair than plain water. How to deep condition 4c hair Picking out a deep conditioner is part of the fun, because realistically, you can pick just about any one to help revive the hair. Leave it on your hair deep conditioning for 30 minutes. I’ve tried a few of these treatments with good results, but for some reason I’ve never tried the Avocado deep conditioner! I occasionally use the avocado/banana/olive oil/honey mixture but have found that if I mix it in my ninja, it is much better and makes my hair so soft. possibly overkill but my hair feels amazing after. It’s up to you which u choose. Where would I find glycerin? If you are near a Whole Foods or Trader Joe’s and sometimes a GNC you can find it. I was in need of a conditioner, Im trying mayo heated in the microwave. How to Use a Deep Conditioner in Your Natural Hair Regimen for 4B & 4C Hair / Black African Hair / Afro Hair / Curly Hair. Thanks again! This time around I added a few liquid ingredients to my concoction. Frustratingly, store-bought deep conditioners can be costly and filled with mysterious, hair-raising ingredients. If you happen to make too much…share with a relative, friend or even your pet! I believe my kinky 4C high porosity hair is an advantage and will help my twists to lock faster. I’ve used it and it works great. I pushed the blended bananas through a sieve…it works wonderfully. That is what I use. You could try to make your own deep conditioners. I run a bath and body shop on Etsy, Summerland Bath & Body. It did wonders to my 3b hair. As you can probably guess, I have highly porous hair. We put on her a shower cap and left it on for about 30 minutes. [img][/img]. I won’t use that recipe again. there is alot of protein and i wouldnt recommend leaving it on longer than 30 minutes. ;-D However, it’s also very easy to make your own Mayonnaise, as well. Unfortunately, I bought Aubrey in bulk and now have 3 bottles sitting in my medicine cabinet that most likely I won’t use. I’m letting it sit while he enjoys his bath. They were very tiny bits of banana tangled between hairs and it was impossible to simply wash out. Two table spoons of Jojoba oil I got outof the shower, wrapped up my hair, and got all ready without looking out at it. Hi Lovelies, In this video, I show you how I mix my deep conditioner when my favourite brand is not available. Since deep conditioning is about restoring moisture, they usually work best after using a clarifying shampoo. CURBSIDE PICKUP ONLY Monday through Friday: 5 Signs It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Old Hair Tools and Accessories, 5 Tips for Managing Natural Hair in College,,, 3 Easy-To-Make Homemade Deep Conditioners For Natural Hair | NATURA MAGAZINE, 4 of the Best Detangling Conditioners for 4B/4C Natural Hair | Black Girl with Long Hair, Grandma’s Hair Spa: Deep Conditioner | Didan Ashanta,, How to Make Natural Homemade Conditioners | Natural Hair Care Tips, 3 Easy-To-Make Homemade Deep Conditioners for Natural Hair | Health Impact News, The mane thing: The best natural detangler ever! Lol. ‑1 oz unrefined coconut oil Nature’s Advantage Honey & Almond Conditioner, you can also use 1 banana, 2 2tbs of honey, and 1/4 or 1/2 cup of coconut milk. It was still too thick so I added avocado oil. We take privacy seriously. I will use my little personal blender if I try this! I’m one of those people who doesn’t measure things. [img][/img]. I would just stop using baking soda to wash my hair. Share below! It works well, but I LOVE coconut oil and honey! Just make sure to really blend it. And what kind of coconut milk do you use? But your hair should not be so incredibly dry after washing. Honey, a humectant, is also added to the mix to impart moisture retention. Dismiss. I use one to begin with and add more if needed. Thanks! Not having been a long-time user, I couldn’t say that I was very disappointed. If you are interested in more comment here and I’ll try to respond expeditiously.… Read more », What about the vinegar smell, will it wash out? […]. Strain out the coconut pieces and use the remaining coconut milk. All this information is very useful and important. Check out more combination mixes that you can use on your hair at:, […] Article source via:‑easy-to-make-homemade-deep-conditioners-for-natural-hair/ […], Coconut milk and honey is all I use as a deep conditioner now, it leaves my hair soft and shine and my hair is very kinky and coily. PLEASE HELP.. #naturallife2013.. Olive oil and honey work great as a deep conditioner. So, I frequent this site often for tips to keep her hair gorgeous. Is it harmful for hair? I visited a store call Sally’s Beauty…but, the only Shea butter they offered had a billion other ingredients in it! Healthy hair care tips and more! It rinsed out easily and left my hair unbelievably soft, shiny and silky- and detangling has never been easier! I started keeping my natural hair about 10months ago but it seem to be really hard. I like what’s in Beauty Aura’s pure Castor Oil. The key is the coconut oil, which binds to the hair thus reducing keratin loss. It was blended absolutely smoothly, and went on my hair easily, but the aftermath has been awful. It was amazing. My recipe is 1 ripe advocado, 1 cup of coconut milk and 1/4 cup of olive oil. Omg! Depending on your hair’s moisture needs, once per week or every two weeks should do the trick. Had to moisturise with coconut oil to restore the moisture lost. I have thick, tightly coiled hair. I tried the avocado deep conditioner and it worked wonders. Size it up! Also, I still had enough for 2x, so I stored in the freezer and it was still good for the next 3 weeks. I’m going to try to baby food and coconut oil. Just put… Read more », I extra dry skin n hair so im going to try this thank u! 4c natural hair is the most fragile hair type there is. ;-D. I use honey, olive oil, and egg. I personally use two servings of the recipe because my hair is really thick, dense, and naturally dry. I have very thick 4c hair and it made it so much softer and manageable. She hopes to encourage others to experiment to find alternative solutions to nagging problems (she’s also is a bit of a tree hugger and likes to share ways to lighten the toxic burden on the environment). !…I did a DIY deep conditioning with a banana yesterday, and thought I was never going to get all the banana bits out. 6 DIY Deep Conditioner Recipes Craft Ideas | DIY Ready, Go Simple All Natural Deep Conditioner – Hair Care by nature. ive been doing a mix of yogurt, mayo, olive oil, honey, some brags amino acids and coconut oil. I tried the avocado deep conditioner and it worked wonders. I found that after blending the mashed bananas…it was a great idea to “strain” them (sort of like baby food). Sometimes, despite a person's best efforts, hair still ends up being dry, brittle, or weak. Thankx, @Louisha, yes you can substitute with whatever oil you like. I use to make my own hair recipes with much success. Good morning, The hat was my make-shift heat source since I didn’t have a hair dryer. When finished, put on a shower cap and either sit underneath the dryer or a heating cap for 15-30 minutes. Oh well, I use it Wednesday or Thursday! You can also get Bragg’s Amino Acid at Whole Foods. Or you could save the recipes until one of the mentioned fruits is going bad in your fridge. I agree with you on that! I applied it to my newly washed hair, placed a bag on my head followed by a hat. Remember that oils such as coconut and castor oil are very rich and help to seal in moisture giving it a glossy appearance. White vinegar is made from grains. 1 large overripe banana (sliced) OR 7 oz banana baby food Luckily, you can make a glorious deep conditioning treatment in the comfort of your own kitchen, and you don’t have to be a master chef to do so. What I’ve learned, however, is that hair porosity doesn’t have to be a permanent condition. […] So I did a hot oil conditioning treatment with coconut oil and honey. The Deep Moisturizing Conditioner is perfect for high porosity hair and also has a ton of slip. Thank you Nisha! Hi Chinwe, My daughter, whose hair isn’t as kinky as mine, used the conditioner too. I know that I’m a year late haha! I am definitely going to try this, especially the last one. […] hair healthy and manageable. Oily= ok, Green= all the fruit isnt rinsed out? Coconut oil is the only cheap product on this list. [img][/img], where do you get the shea butter from, I leave in Japan so it might have to be order online. There are so many products from your kitchen that is very beneficial for your hair. You read and agreed to our Privacy Policy. It was still too thick so I added, What I’ve learned, however, is that hair porosity doesn’t have to be a permanent condi, Her post is what made me go on the quest for finding a properly balanced shampoo (which I wrote about in my, Lavender and Lemongrass Homemade Multi-Purpose Spray, Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. I presume you might have created certain nice points in capabilities also. Your hair looks so lovely and soft, Patrina, I tried the avocado jawn, I had veins and seeds all in my hair lol. The recipe with the measurements are listed above. (And it’s all I have in lol) How much should I use, should I use it with the coconut oil or just stick to putting coconut oil on my skin Sorry for so many questions haha :’), Not at all. Love this post! For the first two conditioners — am I supposed to shampoo first? Thanks for the tips! Step 6: Finally, rinse with cold water to retain moisture and close the cuticles. Alternative Afro Styles To Show Off Your Hair – Dining with Dana, Four Natural Products That Can Help Condition Bleached or Highlighted Hair. Beyond washing, conditioning and styling, a protein treatment is a great way to take care of your hair. Instead of vegetable oil…use OLIVE OIL! So I decided to try coconut oil, I tried applying half a teaspoon to both dry and wet hair, leaving overnight, both times it made my hair SUPER greasy and took about four washes to get it out! Then came to rinsing it out. I did blend, but no length of time seemed to get all the chunks out. The mixture will eventually go bad. It’s like with anything you do thats new. Put on a shower cap, and wrap with a towel to prevent mixture from dripping onto face. Blend the above ingredients for a couple of minutes or so until in a consistent paste. From what I understand, deep conditioners are to penetrate the hair shaft, while the quickie conditioner adheres to the outside of the shaft. It started to turn just a Lil in the last week but I still used it and it was fine. Avocados have a pit not seeds, unless you took the pit and was able to grind that up as well. The first time I made the deep conditioner, I took an avocado, placed it in my Magic Bullet and whipped it. I have experimented with many homemade deep conditioner recipes in the past, especially high protein treatments containing eggs and mayonnaise but my hair just wasn’t feeling those. Banana bits were stuck in my hair and there WAS NO WAY OF GETTING IT OUT. I could see the looseness of the dry curls after though. You can also, Rest assured. I mix all all of this together, slather it thick on my hair (after cleansing), leave on for 20 minutes, then rinse out. Deep conditioning homemade hair conditioner. I will not use these items on my hair sorry. 4C hair needs a TON of moisture to live its best life, and this deep conditioner delivers. If you do the banana deep conditioner BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL TO USE BABY FOOD. 3 heaping tablespoons of coconut oil it make the oil looking stuff come out of the mayo and you leave it on ur hair for 15 min, I am attempting to grow out my texturizer for about the 4th time in the past several years. How long have you kept yours and how did you manage to get it to this length? 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil But to each his or her own, these recipes actually work for some and I appreciate the info!
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