How to Make Homemade Conditioner


Want to know how to make homemade conditioner for your hair? Here are recipes for making hair conditioner for dry hair, including leave in and deep cleansing DIY conditioners. This conditioner will help you treat your hair with coconut oil, peppermint, aloe vera, jojoba, honey and milk.

Spending money on pricey conditioners that promise to work magic on your hair and later do nothing on your hair can be very frustrating and leave one feeling cheated. In this article we discuss how to make homemade conditioner that will give you that classic conditioning that your hair needs for it to be healthy, soft and shiny. Read on to learn how to make homemade leave in conditioner, deep conditioner and more.

How to Make Homemade Leave in Conditioner

How to make homemade leave in conditioner is a must know for every woman.  These will help you add moisture to your hair and also protect it especially when using heat styling methods. Having a hair spray bottle will come in handy as it will ease application of the leave in conditioner. Below are some examples of how to make homemade leave in conditioner.

Coconut oil conditioner

This must be the easiest homemade leave in conditioner. All that is needed is for one to extract coconut oil. Do not mix it with anything but leave it in its virgin form.  After that, just apply the virgin coconut oil on wet hair and leave it on. This will add shine to hair and make it soft and easy to style. Coconut oil conditions the hair and scalp and adds moisture especially to dry hair.

Peppermint and jojoba conditioner

To get that refreshing smell and feel to your hair put about 60ml of jojoba oil in a spray bottle. Fill this up with water and add a few drops of peppermint oil. Shake the mixture well before spraying it on wet hair. It leaves the hair well-conditioned and with an amazing fresh scent.

Rosemary oil conditioner

Rosemary smells nice and is essential in strengthening hair and promoting hair growth. Place an amount of rosemary oil in a spray bottle. Add twice the amount of water and shake well. Spray this mixture generously on wet hair and leave it on.

Aloe vera conditioner

Aloe vera is good for dry hair. It helps give hair that glow and softness. It also helps to reduce hair frizz and is light on hair. To make your own homemade aloe vera leave in conditioner, put some amount of pure aloe gel in a spray bottle. Add twice the amount of water and a few drops of your favorite essential oil you. Shake well and spray on wet hair.

Coconut, aloe vera and jojoba oil conditioner

This is a great leave in conditioner for extra shiny and healthy hair. Pour into a spray bottle one cup of fresh coconut juice and the same amount of aloe juice in a spray bottle. Add half a cup of water and about 20 drops of jojoba oil. Shake well and use it daily on hair.

Olive oil conditioner

Olive oil is an essential ingredient in hair care products. It adds moisture to hair and stops hair breakage.  To make this leave in conditioner, put a reasonable amount of olive oil in a spray bottle and add twice the amount of water. You can as well add a few drops of your favorite essential oil for that sweet smell and shake well. Spray this mixture on hair after washing.

Rosemary sweet almond and jojoba

This is a simple leave in conditioner that can be used every day. To make it, put 20ml of sweet almond and jojoba oil and then add 5ml of vegetable glycerin. Add 10 drops of rosemary oil to the mixture and top up with water. Spray this on hair.

How to Make Homemade Deep Conditioner

Deep conditioning your hair regularly keeps it soft, smooth and shiny. It also prevents hair from breaking. There are several homemade conditioners that will leave your hair looking great. Here are some examples on how to make homemade deep conditioners that work well.

Olive oil, avocado, Shea butter and apple cider vinegar

To make this conditioner, you will need one ripe avocado, ¼ cup unprocessed Shea butter, ½ cup virgin olive oil and 2 table spoons apple cider vinegar. Blend all the ingredients until smooth. Apply on hair and cover with shower cap. Leave it in for 30 minutes. Detangle hair with wide toothed comb and rinse well.

Mayonnaise, yoghurt and egg white

You will need ½ cup mayonnaise, ½ cup plain yoghurt and 1 egg white. Mix all these well and apply generous amounts on hair. Put on a shower cap and wait for half an hour before rinsing out the hair.


Put an amount of honey enough for your whole head in a bowl, add a table spoon of olive oil and mix. Apply the mixture on hair and wait for 30 minutes. Rinse hair and shampoo after.

Coconut milk

What is needed to make this conditioner is one ripe avocado, one cup of coconut milk and two table spoons of coconut oil. Mash the avocado until it is smooth and add the coconut milk and oil. Thoroughly mix these and apply on head. Wait for 20 minutes and rinse the hair well.

Shea butter

To use Shea butter as a conditioner, you will need a cupful of melted Shea butter, ¼ cup olive oil and 1 teaspoon of your favorite essential oil. Whisk the ingredients together and apply on head. Put on a shower cap and wait for 30 minutes before rinsing the conditioner.

Banana, honey and olive oil

This conditioner helps to keep hair manageable. An overripe banana works best. Have one of this and blend it together with 2 table spoons of honey and four table spoons of olive oil. Apply the mixture on hair and let it rest in for 30 minutes. Rinse off the conditioner.

How to Make Homemade Conditioner for Dry Hair

Dry hair needs a conditioner that helps to retain moisture while adding some to it as well. Does this make you wonder how to make homemade conditioner for dry hair that will help you achieve this? You are about to find out.

To make this kind of conditioner at home, you will need to focus on ingredients with moisturizing characteristics. Avocadoes, honey, Shea butter and coconuts are some of the best items to use when making conditioners for dry hair at home. Find out recipes with these as major contents above.

How to Make Homemade Cleansing Conditioner

A cleansing conditioner is one that can perform the two functions of cleansing and conditioning. It should be used as an all-in-one product for cleansing, hydrating and conditioning hair in one step. This leaves hair soft and frizz-free. There are many ways on how to make homemade cleansing conditioners. The recipes and how-to videos are available online.