Shiny and healthy hair not only looks beautiful but it also adds a charm to your overall beauty. In these stressful and polluted lifestyles, hair fall and rough hair is a common issue. Other factors that affect the health of your hair is lack of hair care, use of excessive chemical treatments and products, genes, product build-up etc.
Leave-in conditioners always work the best in maintaining and improving your hair health and since they are supposed to stay on your hair, it also adds a healthy shine to your hair. There are a lot of leave-in conditioners available in the market today but they contain a lot of synthetic ingredients that ultimately causes product build-up and greasiness. Below is a natural leave-in conditioner that you can make yourself using 2 simple ingredients- aloe vera gel and lavender essential oil! This not only adds a shine to your hair but also makes your hair soft and healthy.
Aloe vera- Aloe vera gel provides extra moisture and nourishment to your hair that keeps it soft and smooth. It also forms a reflective coating on the hair that reflects light adding sheen to it. Regularly using aloe vera gel on hair reduces hair fall, makes hair silky smooth and healthy.
Lavender essential oil- Lavender essential oil is antimicrobial in natural that keeps any hair issues at bay. It also adds a boost of moisture to your hair and also makes your hair smell good.
RECIPE FOR DIY 2-INGREDIENT ALOE VERA LEAVE-IN CONDITINER FOR SHINY, HEALTHY HAIR:
Things you need-
- 1 cup fresh aloe vera gel
- 10 drops of lavender essential oil
- Some water to adjust consistency
In a bowl, add 1 cup of fresh aloe vera gel. Make sure there are no lumps. To it, add lavender essential oil and mix well.
Add in some water to adjust the consistency. You can also blend everything together to mix well.
Apply this on damp hair using fingers and comb through. Do not use more than a dollop for waist length hair. Store it in fridge for a week.
Note: If you want the product to last at least for a month, use commercial organic aloe vera gel and always store it in cooler place or in the fridge.