Updated: Sep 14, 2019
A good hair conditioner is always important for a woman who has dry hair. Dry hair occurs when your hair loses its natural moisture. The hair becomes dull, rough and frizzy.
Dry hair can be the reason of several causes, like
Swimming in a salty or in a chlorinated water.
Spending a lot of time under the sun.
Sweats a lot.
Some hair care practices like daily blow-dry, usage of harsh and chemical based shampoos, and even washing hair too often.
In order to treat your dry hair effectively, you can make some minor changes in your lifestyle. For example, do not shampoo your hair daily, avoid chemical based hair treatments, prefer natural and effective homemade conditioners for dry hair.
Homemade conditioners for hair are more effective and the natural way to treat your dry hair problem. Hence, following is a list of some effective homemade conditioners for dry hair.
The quantity of ingredients mentioned below can be adjusted according to the hair length. Here, the quantity of ingredients is for the medium-length of hair.
1. COCONUT OIL AND HONEY FOR DRY HAIR
Coconut oil is one of the best ways to treat your hair naturally. It stimulates the hair growth and moisturizes dry hair. In addition, it adds shine, luster, smoothness to the hair. On the other hand, honey acts as an emollient, which seals the moisture of your hair and keeps them conditioned.
What you Need?
1 tablespoon Coconut Oil.
1 tablespoon Honey.
1 tablespoon Lemon Juice.
1 teaspoon of Rose Water.
Mix all the ingredients in the bowl until they combine well. Apply this mixture to the shampooed hair. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash off with water.
2. COCONUT MILK AND ALMOND OIL FOR DRY HAIR
A regular hair massage with almond oil ensures silky and shiny hair. Moreover, almonds promotes hair growth as it contains high amount of magnesium. The vital nutrients of almonds strengthen and nourishes hair.
Coconut oil also provides softness to the hair.
What you need?
1 tablespoon Coconut Oil
1 teaspoon Almond Oil.
1 teaspoon Rose water
Mix all the ingredients well in a bowl. You can apply this mixture on your washed hair. Leave it 15 minutes and then rinse it off with water.
3. ALOE VERA GEL FOR DRY HAIR
Aloe Vera gel is one of the best and effective homemade conditioner for dry hair. it makes the hair shiny and smooth by promoting the hair growth and prevents itching and the occurrence of dandruff.
What you need?
1 teaspoon Lemon Juice.
4 tablespoons Aloe Vera Gel.
Mix the ingredients well in a bowl and apply it in the scalp of the wet hair. It works best when applied in shampooed hair. Leave it for 15 monutes and then rinse it with water.
4. APPLE CIDER VINEGAR FOR DRY HAIR
Apple cider vinegar is one the effective homemade conditioners for dry hair. It makes the hair smooth and also treats the problem of dandruff.
What you need?
4 tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
4 tablespoons water.
Simply mix an ACV and water in a spray bottle and shake them well so that they get mixed together. Wash your hair with your regular shampoo and then spray this homemade conditioner on your hair. Do not wash your hair further.
I hope I have been able to guide you properly on how to use and prepare effective homemade conditioners for dry hair. Apart for the mentioned ideas, protecting your hair from heat and sun exposure is also important. If you live in a dry climate, wear a cap or hat when you go outdoors and avoid long-term exposure to dry air. It is good to protect the hair from chlorine and salt water by wearing a bathing cap when swimming in a pool or in ocean.
If any underlying medical problem is causing your dry hair, your dermatologist may recommend medications or other treatments to address it. Your hair may improve once you treat the underlying condition. Consult your doctor to find the best course of treatment for you.