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4 ideas for homemade hair gels

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4 homemade hair gel recipes

Aloe Vera, flax seeds, chia seeds, so many natural ingredients that you can use at home to concoct your homemade hair gel. These gels based on natural ingredients are perfect for people who want to focus on products without chemical components . Before presenting you with 4 homemade hair gel recipes, we will explain to you the benefits that you will get from homemade products for your hair routine.

homemade chia seed hair gel

What are the benefits of homemade hair gel for hair?

If you are concerned about the products you put in your hair and if you are looking for the best products for your hair, it must be recognized that homemade hair gels are perfect to meet your expectations. What's more, it allows you to reap many benefits.

Homemade gel promotes curl definition

A well-made homemade gel helps define your curls after application and helps keep curls for at least several days without needing to reapply. So, if you have curly hair and want to redefine your curls after excessive use of straighteners or blow-drying, don't hesitate to rely on homemade gels. Just as if you simply want to straighten your hair, homemade gels ensure you can take care of your hair without damage.

It makes hair soft and shiny

Natural hair gels make hair soft, and depending on the ingredients you add to it, they can also make it shiny. You will not need to spend a huge amount for healthy and healthy hair.

It helps fight frizz

If you have textured hair , a good homemade hair gel can help limit frizz. With a few ingredients added to your homemade hair gel, even the most stubborn strands will stay in place for a few days after application.

Homemade gel is more economical

If you tend to invest in expensive hair products, opting for homemade gel can help you save on the budget you have decided to allocate to your hair care. Even if you're not a product junkie, homemade hair gel can help you cut costs out of your hair care budget.

Homemade gel nourishes hair

In addition to enhancing curls, homemade gels deeply nourish the hair. A homemade gel doesn't contain drying alcohols or hidden ingredients that can dry out your curls. You bring together ingredients that you know your hair will love. The final product will nourish and protect your hair.

Homemade aloe vera gel for hair

Homemade gel provides excellent hold

Everyone wants a hair gel that provides good hold without flaking or leaving residue on the hair.

The homemade hair gel recipes in this article can help you achieve this and much more.

Homemade gel smoothes the roots

These hair gel recipes will help you smooth the edges of your hair between hairstyles. Simply apply a little to the roots, smooth your hair lightly, perhaps wear a silk scarf for a few minutes and you will have impeccable roots for the day.

Homemade gel rarely flakes

Commercial gels tend to flake once dry and leave annoying residue on your hair. Homemade gels made from natural ingredients do not pose this problem. They leave your hair soft and shiny.

It helps protect your hair

In addition to being economical , a good homemade hair gel will form a layer of protection on your hair, locking out humidity and protecting it from external elements that can dry out curls.

It is suitable for all hair types

No matter what type of hair you have, a hair gel will work well for you. You will be able to adjust the recipe and ingredients to meet your hair's requirements, something you can't really do after purchasing a commercial hair gel.

homemade flaxseed hair gel

Homemade Hair Gel Recipes You Can Try at Home

Without further ado, here are the homemade gel recipes that you can try at home. Simple to make, these recipes will allow you to take care of your hair.

Chia seed gel

Chia seeds contain protein, calcium, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, niacin, potassium and thiamine; vitamins and minerals that help strengthen hair. You will need:

  • 1 cup chia seeds

  • 4 cups of distilled water

  • 2 tablespoons of castor or sweet almond oil

  • 10 drops of vitamin E oil

  • 10 drops of lavender essential oil or vanilla essential oil

Mix chia seeds with distilled water in a saucepan. Cover and let the mixture sit overnight. Put the pan on the stove and heat for 10 to 15 minutes. Stir once, remove the mixture and filter it using a strainer before discarding the chia seeds. Next, add vitamin E oil, lavender essential oil or vanilla essential oil, castor oil or sweet almond oil and mix thoroughly with a whisk. Set the mixture aside to cool a bit, then pour it into a sterilized container which will allow you to use your gel in the best way possible.

Flaxseed gel

Flaxseeds contain omega-3, vitamin B1, selenium, manganese and copper, which help nourish hair. There are two types of flax seeds, brown and golden. You can buy either one, but the brown variety has more nutrients. In order to make natural alternatives to your commercial flax seed gel, you will need:

  • 1 cup of flax seeds

  • 4 cups of distilled water

  • 2 tablespoons castor oil or grapeseed oil

  • 10 drops of vitamin E oil

  • 10 drops of lavender essential oil or vanilla essential oil.

Pour the flax seeds into a saucepan, then add the cups of distilled water. Bring the pan to a boil until a white sediment begins to rise to the surface. Watch the pan. If you boil the seeds too long, it will be impossible to separate the gel from the seeds. After about 20 minutes you will have enough gel. Remove the pan from the stove and immediately strain through a strainer to obtain most of the gel. Add vitamin E oil, lavender essential oil or vanilla essential oil, castor oil or grapeseed oil and mix thoroughly. Once the gel has cooled, pour it into the glass bottle and put it in the refrigerator. You can store the resulting gel in the freezer and reuse it later to make your gel.

Okra gel

If you love okra soup, know that you can also make your own homemade gel using this natural ingredient. Okra is rich in potassium, vitamins A, C, B and K, folic acid and calcium. Okra also contains amino acids that make hair softer and easier to detangle. It is one of the healthy alternatives for taking care of hair. You'll need :

  • 5 okra pods

  • 2 cups of distilled water

  • 2 tablespoons castor oil or grapeseed oil

  • 10 drops of vitamin E oil

  • 10 drops of lavender essential oil or vanilla essential oil

To do this, rinse the okra pods then cut them into pieces. Place the pieces in a saucepan and pour in the distilled water. Bring to a boil for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and immediately strain through a piece of cheesecloth or a fine-mesh strainer. Add the vitamin E oil, lavender essential oil or vanilla essential oil, castor oil or grapeseed oil and stir thoroughly. Pour the mixture into a bottle once it has cooled and put it in the refrigerator.

homemade okra hair gel

Aloe vera gel

Aloe vera contains amino acids, beta-carotene, vitamins B, C and E, lignans and other minerals that promote softness and hydration of hair. For this recipe you will need:

  • 4 to 5 aloe vera leaves

  • 10 drops of vitamin E oil

  • 10 drops of lavender essential oil

Rinse the leaves and pat them dry. Open them and use a spoon to extract the gel into a bowl. Add the vitamin E oil and essential oils. Use a whisk or hand mixer to mix the ingredients until frothy. Pour everything into a sterilized jar.

Do not hesitate to visit our article where we invite you to discover the benefits ofaloe vera .

Now that you finally have all the possible recipes to create the perfect gel, which one will you choose and why?

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