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Homemade Organic Shampoo and Conditioner Recipes

Homemade Organic Shampoo and Conditioner Recipes

Using organic shampoo and conditioner on a regular basis keeps your hair strong, healthy, and shiny. Read the HairGlamourista article to learn what type of shampoos and conditioners are good for different types of hair.
HairGlamourista Staff
Nowadays, since many people (men and women) have started taking care of their skin, hair, and overall health, everywhere you go, you're going to hear the words "organic" and "natural". Using as little as harmful chemicals and substituting them with organic ingredients is a new thing. Plus I don't think that it's a bad idea to use as much natural ingredients in our health and beauty products. And since we are talking about shampoos and conditioners, it's but obvious that we have added the word "organic" to it. So if you wish to follow proper hair care procedure, applying organic shampoo and conditioner is a better bet.
Organic Recipes You Can Make
Almost all the times, whenever you wish to purchase the best shampoos and conditioners, you can't help but get alarmed by looking at their prices. Because these companies use natural ingredients in their hair care products, the prices are sky-high. But you can beat that issue. If you wish to use it on your hair, why not try your hand at making them yourself. It's simple and doesn't take a lot of your time.
Organic Shampoo Base Recipe
  • Once you prepare a basic shampoo base, you can add other organic ingredients to it.
  • In a medium bowl, mix equal parts of Castile soap and distilled water.
  • This quantity depends on how much or little you wish to prepare.
  • You can either take liquid Castile soap or grate a bar.
  • Mix properly, and store in a clean plastic bottle.
Once you have the base ready, depending on what your hair texture and requirements are, you can add the dried herbs and essential oils.
Dry/Coarse Hair Oily Hair Normal Hair
  • Eggs & honey
  • Coconut or avocado oil
  • Orange & lavender flower
  • Jojoba oil
  • Bananas
  • Peppermint leaves
  • Tea tree leaves
  • Chamomile juice
  • Cucumber juice
  • Rosemary
  • Tea tree oil
  • Ginger juice
  • Lemongrass
  • Sage leaves

Now apart from these dried herbs and essential oils, you can also add fragrances in your organic shampoo base. Include lemon, almond, or vanilla extract to the base so that after shampooing, your hair has the beautiful fragrance. Make sure you add only few drops of these extracts as you don't want the fragrance to be very dominating.
Organic Conditioner Recipe
While making organic hair conditioner, you don't require to prepare it beforehand and use it later. You can prepare a fresh batch of conditioner just before taking a shower. The best organic conditioner is made with yogurt. Now here as well, you can include other organic ingredients that will give you the best results. Below is another table that will provide you with the necessary information.

For Texture For Strength For Moisturize For Dandruff
  • ¼ oz. plain yogurt
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 avocado (mashed)
  • ¼ oz. plain yogurt
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 lemons' zest
  • 4 oz. plain yogurt
  • 1 banana (mashed)
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ oz. plain yogurt
  • 3 tbsp. lime juice
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
Use these shampoos and conditions, and make your hair healthy and strong. If you take good care of your hair, it will show.