January 26, 2016

5 DIY Moisturizers for Long, Healthy Natural Hair

@bonafidestyle

By Neisha of BlackNaps.org

Moisturizing is essential, especially for Type 4 natural hair.  Many naturals have spent lots of money (and time searching for) moisturizing products that may not have (or may have) worked. Did you know that your kitchen is loaded down with ingredients that can be used to nourish, moisturize and grow your hair long and strong? Below, find some easy, DIY recipes for homemade moisturizers:

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1.  Coconut Curl Moisturizing Conditioner
Ingredients:
-1 cup purified water
-½ cup aloe juice
-1 tbsp melted coconut oil
-3 tbsp lime juice
-5 vitamin E capsules (just pop with a needle and then squeeze into your mixture)
– 2 tbsp glycerin
– 2 tbsp of your favorite essential oils
Instructions: 
Simply mix all the ingredients together, store an a spray bottle and you’re good to go! Spritz as needed for added moisture.

2. Whipped Shea Butter + Grapeseed Oil
Ingredients:
– ½ cup unrefined shea butter
– ¼ cup aloe vera gel
– 2 tbsp grapeseed oil
– 1 tsp pure honey
Instructions:
Melt the shea butter slightly in a pot on the stove or by warming over a hot water bath. Do this until the butter is soft but not completely melted. Whip the butter with a hand mixer until fluffy. Add the grapeseed oil and honey to the shea butter. Whip again. Finally add the aloe vera gel. Whip all the ingredients together on low speed. Cover the mixture and store in a dry cool place.

3. Curly Aloe Refresher 
Ingredients:
– ¼ cup water
– 2 tbsp aloe vera juice
– 2 tbsp glycerin
– 1 tbsp extra virgin coconut oil
– 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
– few drops essential oil (your favorite)
Instructions:
Pour the water, aloe vera juice, glycerin, coconut oil, olive oil, and essential oil into a spray bottle (or spritz bottle). Shake the bottle slightly, but not too hard, until the ingredients are thoroughly mixed together. Store the bottle in a refrigerator.

4. Whipped Shea Leave-In Conditioner 
Ingredients:
– ½ cup unrefined shea butter
– ½ cup leave-in conditioner
– ¼ cup jojoba oil
– few drops of essential oil (your favorite)
Instructions:
Melt the shea butter slightly in a pot on the stove or by warming over a hot water bath. Do this until the butter is soft but not completely melted. Whip the butter with a hand mixer until fluffy. Add the oils to the shea butter. Whip again. Finally add the leave-in conditioner. Whip all the ingredients together on low speed. Cover the mixture and store in a dry cool place.

5. Gentle Glycerin Detangler
Ingredients:
– ¼ cup glycerin
– 1 cup distilled water
– 1 teaspoon of your favorite essential Oil
Instructions:
Stir together glycerin with distilled water. Then add in your favorite essential oils. Keep the mixture in a spray bottle for easy detangling, and voila!

What's your favorite DIY moisturizer? Share below!

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