Hey all! I just wanted to share some news..I know many of you are avid users of natural ingridents for hair care. I enjoy mixing and making my own creations and love learning about new ways to make stuff.
In this edition, I want to highlight avocados and bananas. Both are excellent sources of moisture and small bits of protein.
Avocados grow year round in tropical countries, they are excellent for eating as they provide the body with nutrients of vitamin A, E, and many more. However the avocado makes for an exceptional hair conditioner.
A great recipe to incorporate it (specifically for dry thirsty hair) is to blend:
1/2 can of coconut milk
1 oz coconut oil
2 teaspoon olive oil
2 teaspoon honey
2 oz aloe vera gel
1 teaspoon castor oil
Blend it in a blender or a food processor till smooth and creamy in consistency. It can be used for a 30 min conditioner, but for hair that needs that extra boost, leave any where from 1 hour to even overnight. Rinse out using lukewarm water, then a final rinse of cold water.
(I plan on using this over the summer, so stay tuned for the updates)
Well bananas as we all know are really good for their protein, but again just the avocado, you can blend it with other goodies for a really nice moisturizing blend.
There are many recipes out for the banana, including adding it to the above avocado recipe. So check it out!
Well, I will return with many more recipes once I get the chance to post them all.