Have you ever been in a situation where you're ready to wash your hair and you realise that your last bottle of conditioner is empty and you have nothing to apply to your hair on your wash day? Well i have been in such situations and when such happens i race down to my kitchen and prepare something myself. Yes dear, you can make your own conditioners right in your home with out breaking the bank , in fact those D.I.Y recipes for conditioners sometimes work better than the store branded ones.
         Below are step by step instructions and
 pictures on how i prepare my own deep conditioners at home.


  • 1 Ripe Avocado ( cored and skin removed )
  • 1 Fresh  Egg 
  •  Honey  (Natural Unprocessed , 2 table spoon full)
  • Coconut Oil  (3 table spoon full )
  • Apple cider vinegar ( 2 table spoon full)
  • A heat cap or shower cap 
  • A Blender or  A Mixer

          For The avocado, it has to be really ripe to prevent lumps ,avocados are a good source of fatty acids for the hair and in this mixture it brings all the other ingredients together creating a slightly heavy texture.
          The eggs are rich in proteins and cholesterol. In one of my previous posts here i talked about cholesterol and how it helps in achieving a healthy hair growth, here the eggs will provide that along with the proteins that the hair needs for strengthening.
          Honey is sweet to the hair , it helps retain moisture which my hair so desperately craves sometimes. Its best to get the organic /natural honey when using it here. It also leaves my hair feeling softer after conditioning.
          Where do i begin with the coconut oil,it is excellent for hair especially for those with natural/afro hair ,it helps in reducing shrinkage which is common with natural coily hair, i once ran out of the ones i bought from the store ,and then realised i had some coconuts in the house and began to make coconut oil from scratch ,all that grating ,blending ,boiling ,sieving and collecting i tell you its no joke at the end of the preparation i had made 2 ounces of coconut oil from 4 medium sized coconuts ,*phew*! i guess it was worth it or may be not. Anyway, you can get them from any store or supermarket ,just make sure  its PURE coconut oil with no additives.
            The apple cider vinegar in this mixture is essential for detangling ,especially after rinsing out the conditioner. 
             Lastly you will need a blender , a plastic cap or a heat cap. For the plastic cap you will have to wear it longer on your hair than a heat cap which has a cable to connect to the wall providing the heat much quicker  in a shorter time than the plastic cap.





Directions :

       Start by placing avocado in a mixing bowl or in the blender ,and turn on the mixer,ensure you mix thoroughly to prevent lumps, gradually begin to add the rest of the ingredients above ,mixing as you go along. Do this until you have a smooth paste.
       Remove the mixer and apply the mixture to the hair ( not scalp) . Start from the lower half of your hair and work your way up to the ends. When you have reached all the hair,then put on the heat cap and allow to sit for 15 to 25 minutes depending on the state of your hair. For the plastic cap (or shower cap) it has to sit longer ,say 30 to 45 mins,i sometimes leave it on for an hour,the heat allows the mixture to penetrate into the fibres of the air to get an effective process of deep conditioning the hair ,then remove the cap and detangle with a wide tooth comb.
      Rinse off with Luke-warm water, and dry the hair with a T-shirt or allow the hair to air dry.I always prefer to air dry the hair rather than use a dryer. The next thing i do is apply a leave in conditioner or moisturiser,seal with coconut oils and style as usual.


No comments:

Post a Comment

Thank you for all your comments on my blog ,I always enjoy reading every one of them....


Blog Archive


2014 2014 world cup 2015 2015 first post 25 weeks relaxer stretch 3.1 Phillip Lim 6 months relaxer stretch About Me academyawards Accessorize acne Adidas africas best afro ALDO Alexander McQueen Alexis Bittar Alexon Almari amazon.primark American Vintage Angel Angelina Jolie inspiration. animal print Ann Taylor Anne Klein answers Aphogee aqua azzara Arts ASOS asos satchel bag Avon award AX Paris Azature bag Balmain Band of Outsiders Barry m bbloggers beach wear beauty beauty post beauty secrets beautybloggers belle by Sigerson Morrison Betsey Johnson big chop black black skirt BLACK/WHITE PRINTS.fashion blog name change blog repost blog time out. blogger tag blue Blue Nile BLUE POLISH Blush blush 3 in pumpkin Bobbi Brown Cosmetics BOOHOO BORN PRETTY bourjois bourjois eye pencil Bourjois lip pencil 203 BRAZIL 2014 INSPIRED OUTFIT Break brexit bridgett battles Brooks Brothers Brunello Cucinelli Bulgari Burberry Buy from USA c and a C. Wonder calcado guimaraes Calvin Klein Casadei Celebrity hairstyle celebrity style Chanel chic CHINA GLAZE TRANZITIONS Chloé cholesterol christian dior Christian Louboutin Christmas christmas2013 Ciate Clairol CLARINS classic beauty products clinique Closed closet clothing clutch Coach cobalt blue skinny pants cocktail dress COILY HAIR colossal kajal competition conditioner Connor copper Crate and Barrel Crayon Creme of Nature crop croptop CROSS BODY BAG culinary curls d.i.y fashion D.I.Y. HAIR David Yurman DD cream DEEP CONDITIONER Delpozo DENIM PANTS Derek Lam detangle detox Diane von Furstenberg Diet distressed diy Dororthy Perkins Dorothy Perkins Dorothy Perkins skinny jeans dorothy perkins skirt Dosa dreamwheathair dress dresses dry skin Dsquared2 dupe. ebay ECOWAS ecowas fashion week Edie Parker Eichholtz elf Elizabeth Arden Elizabeth Taylor Elle Emilio Pucci eotd Episode Equipment essentials Etro Euro 2016 exhibition Extensions Eye liner eyebrows eyelash face facial cleanser faction factory FAIR+true falsies fashion FASHION BLOGGERS fashion bloggers. fashion factory fashion post fashionova fashionset fashionweek FAUSTO PUGLISI faux leather look fbloggers feature february felt liner female Fendi fertility first blog post first post first week winner flash tattoo flats Flexirods floral floral midi skirt flori roberts Food Forever 21 Forever New FOSSIL Fossils Fotd fotd. Foundation foundation stick Frame Denim fringes GAP Gel gel nails Giambattista Valli Gianvito Rossi gift Giles Giuseppe Zanotti giveaway Givenchy glamradar glamsquad glamsquad look of the week glamsquad online tv Glamsquad post glitter goals gown green satin blouse green with glitters Guacamole guacamole and chips. Gucci guest post h and m h&m Hair Hair Breakage hair conditioner hair growth challenge hair loss hair moisturiser hair regimen HAIR TIPS hair treatment hair. HandM Happiness Boutique happynewyear harpersbazzar Health healthy hair Heat protectant Hellofood Hera Herbal Essences Hervé Léger Hipanema HOT OIL TREATMENT Hotd Ilia instagram IRO Irresistible me Isabel de Pedro Isabella Oliver J.Crew J.TOMSON Jaeger Jane Norman Jason Wu jcrew jeans Jeffrey Campbell jergens jewellry Jimmy Choo Joseph Juicy Couture Jumpsuits juniors justfab Kate Spade Keds Kenwood breadmaker Kenzo Keratin KIKO kiko lip smart kiko make up milano Kiko milano Kiko sunshine KOTUR KURT GEIGER L.K.Bennett L'Oréal Paris L'oreal LA girl lace lace dress Lancôme Lanvin lash sensational Laura Mercier lavianca LBD Leather leather biker jacket leibster award nomination. about me Length Check leopard print purse lifestyle Lime Crime Linda Farrow Luxe lip gloss lip pencils lipstick Lipsy littlewoods loafer love for you 405 lolashoetique lotd Love Moschino Luceplan Lulu Guinness Lupita M.A.C dupe M.A.C. m&s MAC Cosmetics Madden Girl MAGAZINE POST make up Makeup MAKEUP ACADEMY makeup forever mango manicure manicure. manimondays Manolo Blahnik Marc by Marc Jacobs Marc Jacobs marksandspencer Mary Kay Master Cleanse matte lipstick matte revolution lipstick MATTIFYING POWDER maxi skirts may 2014 maybelline maybelline color show maybelline nail polish MAYBELLINE NEW YORK Mcdonalds McQ by Alexander McQueen menace mesh . sheer Michael Antonio Michael Kors MICHAEL Michael Kors mineral oil mineral supplements miranda Kerr misses Mita Marina Milano Miu Miu moisturiser Monki Monsoon MSGM MUA MUA BRONZER AND HIGHLIGHTER MUA MUA muee Mulberry my looks nail art nail polish nails NARS Cosmetics natural full lips natural hair neon green neon kurt geiger shoes neutrogena new look new year Newlook newlook clutch newyear next Nicka k Nicki Minaj Nina Ricci Nine West Nivea nordstrom notd nude NYX O.P.I nails O.SA Oasis October instagram pictures Olympia Le-Tan omgfashion one year blog annivesary OOTD OPI organisation . Oriental hotel ORLY orly protein treatment orly red lacquer Oscar de la Renta Oscars outfit post outfit posts outfitpost outfits palmer's Paloma Picasso paraben PARTNERSHIP pastels peplum Philipp Plein photo shoot Pieces Pied a Terre pink PLAID Plaid shirt polyvore polyvoremeetup portugal Posh Girl Prada praia da rocha pre-natal pills pretty little thing primark Primark. Primer prize winner Proenza Schouler prom dresses promdressshop promtimes protective styling Public desire Puma PVC Quay questions R13 Rachel Entwistle Rachel Zoe Rails Rare London Ray-Ban Rayban re:named ready to eat Rebecca Minkoff red red herring pumps redbottom redgown referendum relaxed relaxed hair relaxer stretch Revlon Rimmel Rimmel Lip pencil River Island Roksanda Ilincic ROSA NOVIAS RoyalBlue Rupert Sanderson Sacai Luck sally hansen sally hansen nail growth miracle treatment SBD secondpost SECTIONING See by Chloé self-portrait Sephora serengetee sets shedding shein Shoes shorts shower cream simplybe skin skin care skin regimen SKINNY JEANS Skinny jeans. skirt skirt slits skirts Sleek slim arms style Smashbox snake skin Sole Society sponsored post SPONSORED/COLLABORATION sport betting dime sporty SpringOutfit STELLA McCARTNEY Stephane Rollande Steve Madden Steven by Steve Madden stripe dress stripes studds style STYLE ICON style tips style tips for men STYLEPOST stylewe Subway Summer Summer dress summer hair colors sunlight Swarovski Sydney Evan T-shirt T.M Lewin Tagged Tagged post tea tree oil Ted Baker Ter Et Bantine texlaxed Thankgiving The Row Thiery Mugler tissot Tmart tobi tom ford top TOP SHOP Topshop Tory Burch travel trend trends trends. Tv tv show UGG Australia uk Urban Decay urban decay cosmetics urban turquoise USgobuy valentine valentine makeup inspiration valentinesday Valentino VANELi Vans vaseline. VBH velvet clutch versatile blogger award very Victoria Beckham Vince Camuto vintage vitale vitamin d vitamins vogue Wal-G Warehouse WASH DAY water wedding dresses WEIGHTLOSS Wet Seal wetlook what i wore white white dress whiteshorts wide leg jeans wide leg pants wideleg wild life Wildfox Couture WishList Witchery woman women women's clothing women's fashion workoutfit workshorts WorkWear yes catalogues Yesstyle YooLa Yves Saint Laurent zaful zappos ZARA ZARON zaron lip pencil ZiGiny Zoë Jordan