10 DIY homemade conditioner to treat dull, dry and frizzy hair

While oiling and shampooing is essential to maintain healthy hair, hair conditioning is equally important, especially when your hair is dry, brittle and dull. While there are various branded hair conditioners in the market (which consist of chemicals that are harmful for your hair), it is a wise decision to go for a natural solution which will not only save your several dollars but also gives you zero side-effect as it is completely pure with natural ingredients.

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In this today’s blog, we have 10 awesome DIY homemade conditioner recipes that will help you maintain smooth, hydrated, frizz-free and manageable hair. So, let’s get started right away!

1. Make hair conditioner from egg yolk and olive oil

The fat content in egg yolk helps to treat dry and damaged hair by creating a protective layer over your hair shaft. Olive oil on the other hand acts as natural conditioner that nourishes your hair.


Things you’ll need:

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • Water
  • Bowl
  • Shower cap

Direction:

  • Mix  both olive oil and egg yolk  in a bowl.
  • Add little bit of water to blend it well.
  • Now start applying the mixture to you hair from mid-length to the end.
  • Once done, cover your hair with a shower cap.
  • Leave it for about an hour, then rinse off with cool water.
  • Repeat once a week for better result.

2. Coconut milk to condition hair deeply

Rich in fatty acids and vitamin E, coconut milk acts as best hair conditioning property. It not only makes your hair smooth, soft and manageable, but also helps to grow your hair faster.

Things you’ll need:

  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoon coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon almond oil
  • 1 tablespoon rose water

Direction:

  • In a bowl, mix all the above ingredients.
  • After shampooing and rinsing your hair, apply the ingredients to your damp hair.
  • Once done, use a shower cap to cover it and leave it in for about 15 minutes.
  • Then, rinse off with cool water.
  • Repeat once a week for better result.

3. Yogurt works as best conditioner for frizzy hair

Yogurt consist of lactic acid that keeps your hair hydrated. It is also rich in protein which helps to prevent any hair damage and strengthens the hair shaft.

Things you’ll need:

  • 4 tablespoon yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2-3 drops of essential oil of your choice (optional)
  • Bowl

Direction:

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Shampoo your hair and rinse it off.
  • Start applying the mixture in your damp hair.
  • Leave it for about 15 minutes, then, rinse off with cool water.
  • Repeat once a week for best result.

4. DIY hair conditioner with honey and olive oil

Honey helps to seal moisture in your hair shaft while olive oil on the other hand acts as a natural conditioner that hydrates and nourishes your hair.

Things you’ll need:

  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • A bowl
  • A shower cap

Direction:

  • In a bowl, mix both honey and olive oil till it form a smooth texture.
  • After shampooing your hair, apply the mixture in your rinsed damp hair as a conditioner.
  • Cover with a shower cap and leave it for about 30 minutes.
  • Then rinse off with cool water.
  • Repeat every week for best result.

5. Banana hair conditioner for dull hair

Banana consists of several vitamins (B, C, and E) that helps to improve hair health by improving hair elasticity and providing deep nourishment to the hair.

Things you’ll need:

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • A bowl
  • A shower cap

Direction:

  • Mash a banana in a bowl to form a smooth texture.
  • Now, add olive oil and honey to the mashed banana and mix well.
  • Apply this mixture to your damp shampooed hair.
  • Then cover your hair with a shower cap.
  • Let it sit for about 30 minutes.
  • Then rinse off with cool water.
  • Repeat once or twice a week for best result.

6. Aloe Vera conditioner for dry frizzy hair

Aloe Vera is a natural moisturizer that treats dry and damaged hair. It is a natural surfactant with  nutrients that can hydrate your hair without silicones.

Things you’ll need:

  • Juice extracted from a lemon
  • 4 tablespoon Aloe Vera gel (fresh is better)
  • 2-3 drops peppermint essential oil (Optional)
  • A bowl

Direction:

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Apply it on your damp shampooed hair as a conditioner and leave it for about 10 minutes.
  • Then rinse off with cool water.
  • Repeat once or twice a week for better result.

7. Make hair conditioner with mayonnaise and egg

Combination of mayonnaise and egg makes your hair more manageable, smooth and silky. While eggs are packed with proteins to provide nourishment to your hair, mayonnaise are rich in oils that deeply condition your hair.

Things you’ll need:

  • 1 Egg
  • 4 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Bowl

Direction:

  • Take a bowl and whisk an egg. Add mayonnaise and
  • To this mixture, add olive oil and mix well.
  • Apply the mixture to your hair from root to tip.
  • Once your hair is fully covered, leave the mixture in for about 20 minutes.
  • Then rinse off with cool water.
  • Repeat once a week for best result.

8. Coconut oil and honey hair conditioner

Coconut oil consist of essential fatty acids and minerals that nourishes your scalp and promotes hair growth. Honey help to seal moisture in your hair shaft.

Things you’ll need:

  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon rose water
  • Bowl

Direction:

  • In a bowl, mix all the above ingredients to form a smooth texture.
  • Apply the mixture onto your shampooed hair.
  • Leave it for about 15 minutes.
  • Then rinse off with cool water.
  • Repeat once a week for better result.

9. Shea butter homemade conditioner for dry hair

Shea butter is rich in fatty acids and oil that helps to treat your dry and frizzy hair. It also helps to reduce split ends and keep your hair moisturized.

Things you’ll need:

  • 1 tablespoon shea butter
  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2-3 drops of an essential oil (optional)
  • Saucepan
  • Glass bowl
  • Water
  • Heating medium (eg: stove)
  • Shower cap

Direction:

  • Take a saucepan and fill half of it with water and heat it in a stove.
  • Now, take a glass bowl and put coconut oil and shea butter.
  • Keep that glass bowl inside the saucepan and warm the mixture of coconut oil and shea butter from the the heat of boiling water till you get a melted mixture.
  • You can also add 2-3 drops of essential oil of your choice (this is optional though).
  • Now start applying the melted mixture to your hair from roots to the tips of the hair.
  • Once done, cover your hair with shower cap and leave it for about half an hour.
  • Afterwards, wash your hair with cool water.
  • Repeat at least once a week for better result.

10. Apple cider vinegar hair conditioner

Apple cider vinegar consist of acetic acid that helps to lock shine and moisture to your hair making it smooth, silky and manageable. You should dilute the vinegar before application.

Things you’ll need:

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar (ACV)
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • A bowl

Direction:

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Once you have shampooed your hair, pour this solution on to your hair tip. Do not use it on scalp.
  • You shall not rinse it further as well.

So, all you need is just an extra care to restore that lost shine to your hair. The above mentioned DIY conditioners are all safe and easy to use. Bid a goodbye to dull, dry and frizzy hair and say hello to shiny, moisturous and healthy hair. If you have another home recipes for DIY hair conditioner, do share it in the comment section below!
Also have a look at correct ways to use olive oil for hair growth!