Tired of tangles and knots? And also with fancy sprays and spritzes that claim to smoothen out your hair and unlock your luscious locks? The problem is even worse with children as their scalp is sensitive and brushing their hair in order to detangle the locks generally ends in pain and tears. You may find a number of detangling formulas in stores but what’s the point heaping your head with chemicals that may be carcinogens? You can combat the disaster natural way. It is time to go herbal with these DIY detangler recipes. Now you can say goodbye to all the frustrations and struggle without spending a dime on store available products and still keep your strands hydrated and smooth. Use any of these preparations within 1-2 weeks as these recipes do not contain preservatives.
1. Marshmallow And Aloe Vera Detangling Spray
Marshmallow roots known for its amazingly slippery texture and detangling abilities is the main ingredient in this homemade detangling spray. Other than unlocking the knots, this detangling spray promotes shine and hair growth.
Organic Marshmallow Root: 2 tbps
Water: 2 cup
Aloe Vera Gel: 2 tbps
Lavender essential oil: 20 drops
Rosemary essential oil: 10 drops
Avocado Oil: 1 tbsp
Boil marshmallow root in 2 cups of water until the water has reduced to 1 cup. Strain the prepared marshmallow tea. After it has cooled transfer to a spray bottle and add rest of the ingredients. Shake to mix well. Spray on the tangles and comb your hair. Keep refrigerated when not in use.
2. Diluted Conditioner Detangler
This super cheap hair smoothing recipe takes no time and yet makes hair etremely easy to comb.
Conditioner: 2 tbps
Distilled Water: 1 cup
Add water and conditioner to your spray bottle. Shake it and use it on damp hair.
3. Coconut Oil Detangler
Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil: 2 tbsp
Distilled water: 1 cup
Aloe Vera Gel: 1 tbps
Melt coconut oil in a double boiler. Fill your spray bottle with a cup of distilled water. Add melted oil and rest of the ingredients to the spray bottle. Secure with a cap and shake vigorously to mix all ingredients. The essential oil can be the one you really like. Spray it on your wet hair before combing with a wide toothed comb.
4. Flaxseeds And Grapefruit Seed Detangler
Not only is this detangler recipe easy to make, it works much better than most of the store bought ready made products. Do try it.
Flax seeds: ¼ cup
Water: 2 cups
Grapefruit seed extract: 5-6 drops
Heat flaxseeds and water in a pan until it begins to thicken and starts turning into a gel. Keep stirring to ensure an even consistency. Allow it to cool and strain it using a net to separate the seeds. Add grapefruit seed extract and mix well. Store the rest in an airtight container in a refrigerator.
5. Apple Cider Vinegar And Olive Oil Detangling Spray
Apple cider vinegar is present in almost all kitchen shelves. This ACV detangling spray can be best used as a leave-in-conditioner after shampooing your hair. It will leave a shine in your hair and at the same time make your hair easy to comb.
Apple cider Vinegar: 1/3 cup
Distilled water: 1/3 cup
Olive oil: 1 tsp
This simple detangler can be made by mixing all the ingredients in a spray bottle and then mixing them effectively by shaking the bottle. Use it on wet hair and enjoy combing.
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