Everyone is yearning for a shiny, thick and glossy hair. There are a variety of shampoos available at markets for this purpose. However, these shampoos are loaded with chemicals. They can cause side effects like dandruff and hair fall. If a shampoo doesn’t suit your scalp type, it can even cause itchiness and inflammation. Instead you can try some home remedies which are safe and free from side effects. One of the famous natural therapies is homemade coconut oil shampoo. Coconut oil is used for beauty purpose and healthy hair for many years. This oil contains many valuable compounds essential for healthy scalp and hair. There are many kinds of coconut oil shampoo that you can try.
Here Is A List Of Hassle-free Homemade Coconut Oil Shampoos
1. Coconut And Honey Shampoo
Add about a quarter cup of clean distilled water in a pan and heat it. At lukewarm state add 2 tablespoons of pure honey and stir for some time. Then add a cup of coconut oil, a teaspoon of lavender essential oil, a teaspoon of rosemary essential oil and a teaspoon of avocado oil. Mix well and then add half a cup of castile soap and stir well. Allow it to cool and store it in bottle. Store the shampoo in refrigerator. This shampoo can lasts for 2-3 weeks. This is a balanced shampoo and any skin type can use it.
2. Waterless Coconut Shampoo
Dry shampoo is necessary when you need instant grease free and blow dried hair for parties and functions. You can make a great waterless and dry coconut shampoo at home. Combine these ingredients as follows: 4 tablespoons of cinnamon bark powder, 1 tablespoon of coconut milk powder, I tablespoon of powdered oatmeal, 2 tablespoons of cornstarch and a few drops of lavender essential oil. The coconut milk powder and cinnamon can give you a thick and shiny hair.
3. Coconut Milk Shampoo
This shampoo can remove the excess sebum, dirt and microbes residing on your scalp. It contains numerous proteins, nutrients and minerals. Add a cup of coconut milk with a quarter cup of coconut oil. Apply on your scalp and massage gently. Leave it for some time and allow it to get absorbed. A thick gummy mask can occur on your hair. Wash off with hot water.
4. Coconut Glycerin Shampoo
Combine half cup of coconut milk with equal amounts of glycerin. Add 4 teaspoons of coconut oil, a cup of liquid soap and a few drops of any essential oil. Mix well and store it in bottle. Shake before usage. Use a makeup brush to apply the mixture on your scalp and hair. This shampoo can get rid of dandruff quickly. Use this coconut glycerin shampoo once or twice a week to get a nourishing and dandruff-free healthy hair.
5. Coconut Curry Leaf Oil
Curry leaves are used as an everyday element in Indian cooking. Pluck a handful of fresh curry leaves and add them to 2-3 cups of fresh coconut oil. Heat the mixture till it boils. Simmer it for some time till the curry leaves break off to form a black residue. Then add half a cup of castile soap and stir well. Suds may form after some time which is quite normal. Store in a bottle and refrigerate after the solution has cooled. This shampoo can darken premature grey hair if used regularly.