Get shiny, soft and healthy hair with the 10 Best Natural Hair Rinses for all hair types.

Heat, ultraviolet radiation, air pollutants, cold winter air, dry indoor air, permanents, strong shampoos, and hair dyes all wreak havoc on your hair and scalp as well.

Hair rinses can help in providing the protein and other nutrients to your hair and scalp. There are basically two rinses types (natural and chemical), the natural being the favorite.

Natural hair rinse recipes act to stimulate circulation in your scalp and thus strengthening the hair, offering it a fresh appearance, promoting healthy growth and nourishing the hair follicle.

 

Let’s check out these excellent natural hair rinse recipes for all hair types health.

 

1. Refreshing Lavender-Mint Rinse.

 

 

This natural hair rinse recipe will increase shine to the dull, limp locks. Vinegar and mint clear your scalp and make the hair smelling fresh. Lavender is mild and cleansing, so all hair and skin types can apply this rinse. Mint is energizing and also will give the scalp a tingly feeling. The vinegar rids your scalp and hair of any leftover residue from soap-based shampoos or styling gels. You should use this rinse monthly.

 

Ingredients:

– 1⁄2 cup of apple cider vinegar
– 1⁄2 tablespoon dried or 1 tablespoon fresh lavender leaves
– 1 tablespoon dried or 1⁄2 cup fresh mint leaves
– 1 cup of boiling water

 

Directions:

First of all, place herbs and vinegar in a bowl and next pour the boiling water over them. Leave the mixture to cool completely and thereafter strain.

Use:

You apply the solution to your scalp as a last rinse after shampooing. After that, rinse well using cool water.

 

2. Rosemary-Thyme Natural Hair Rinse For All Hair.

 

 

Thyme and rosemary have been used for many centuries to darken the hair and keep it silky and soft. They also contain natural antiseptic properties that give this rinse the additional bonus of maintaining your scalp clean and healthy. After a few uses, you will notice the results.

 

Ingredients:

– 1⁄2 tablespoon dried or 1 tablespoon of fresh rosemary leaves.
– 2 cups of boiling water.
– 1⁄2 tablespoon dried or 1 tablespoon of fresh thyme leaves.

 

Directions:

Place herbs in one glass bowl and next pour the boiling water over them. Leave leaves to steep till cool.
Strain liquid and then pour into one clean container.

 

Use:

After shampooing, you pour the rinse over the hair. Do not rinse out.

 

3. Honey Hair Rinse.

 

 

This natural hair rinse gives amazing shine, makes your hair smoother and provides moisture to your hair.

 

Directions:

Mix a tablespoon of honey in one mug of water. Then, pour it over the hair as a final rinse. Let it stay in the hair for 20-30 minutes. Gently pat and then dry your hair without rinsing it out.

 

4. Tea Natural Hair Rinse.

 

 

All teas are good for the hair. Black, lemon and chamomile teas are amazing for light-colored or blonde hair or highlights. Hibiscus is amazing for redheads. They offer a dark color to your hair. Tea rinses can promote hair growth, manageability, shine, softness and help prevent graying hair.

 

Directions:

Boil the tea leaves or 2 or 3 bags in one mug of water, to get a strong tea. Ensure the water nicely becomes colored. Let it cool to normal temperature. Now use this as a final rinse, it means, you shouldn’t rinse out.

 

5. Coffee Rinses for Brunettes.

 

 

This natural hair rinse adds an immense quantity of shine to your hair and promotes great hair growth. It also gives one nice tinge of color to your hair.

 

Directions:

Use fresh beans if possible. Alternatively, steep coffee powder in a glass of water overnight. Now use this as a last rinse. Let it sit in the hair for about 20-30 minutes, then rinse it out and continue with your leave-in.

6. Lemon and Tea Tree Scalp Rinse.

 

 

This rinse is good for flaky scalp as well as excessive dandruff. Lemon juice can lighten hair and it’s also good for curing oily dandruff but be cautious, using too much this juice can dry out the hair.

 

Ingredients:

– 4 tablespoon of lemon juice
– 5 drops of tea tree essential oil
– 3 cups of hot water

 

Directions:

Add 5 drops of tea tree oil plus freshly squeezed lemon juice (4 tablespoons) to two cups of hot water. Pour over hair and stay away from getting into eyes.
Massage into your scalp and rinse out afterward. Follow up with one clarifying conditioner.

8. Reviving Marshmallow Natural Hair Rinse.

 

 

Marshmallow root contains high mucilage content that adds slip for easy detangling and conditioning the hair as well. This white root also nourishes your scalp and enhances healthy hair growth and shine. Plus, it also soothes your scalp and helps in maintaining a healthy scalp.

 

Ingredients:

– 2 tablespoons of marshmallow root
– 2 cups of water
– 1 teaspoon of olive oil (optional)

 

Directions:

Soak the herbs in water for around 7 to 8 hours or entire night to release their goodness. If you use fresh herbs, you don’t need to soak them.
Combine these herbs with water in one stainless-steel pan. Now bring to one boil, then lower the flame and leave it to simmer for around 2 to 3 minutes.
Turn off the heat, and cover the pot and allow it to ‘steep’ till it cools. Strain out these herbs and use.
After that, apply this mixture on your freshly washed hair. Pour this rinse over hair and gently massage the scalp using a circular motion.
Soak hair in this mixture for at least 5 minutes. Rinse using clean water and leave your hair to dry naturally.

 

9. Lemon, Honey, and Chamomile Natural Hair Rinse.

 

 

As you know Lemon, honey and chamomile are hair lightening ingredients so this rinse is excellent for curlies with light hair or those that are willing to lighten their hair. This rinse is also great adding softness moisture and shine and you can use it weekly or every other week.

 

Ingredients:

– 2 tablespoons of chamomile flowers
– 1 cup of boiling water
– 1 teaspoon of raw honey
– 3 tablespoons of lemon juice, from ½ a lemon

 

Directions:

Pour the boiling water over the chamomile flowers and then steep for five minutes.
Strain out flowers and then reserve liquid.

Scoop honey into the bottom of a small jar, and gradually blend in some of the steeped, strained tea.

Once the honey is blended into the liquid thoroughly, stir in the remaining tea.
Add lemon juice and then stir to combine. You are done!

 

Use:

Pour it over wet hair after shampooing, then rinse it out and continue with your leave in.

 

10. Green Tea Vinegar Hair Rinse.

 

 

We already know that green tea is chock full of antioxidants and drinking it can have many benefits for the body, but have you ever used this tea to rinse your hair? Some naturals use this on their curls for shine and manageability.

They say “add this to water washes between your shampooing/co-washing days for shiny obedient hair.”

Some others use this mix every day, and their tip is “instead of pouring the whole thing I’ve put it in a bottle and left in the shower, and it always makes my hair look awesome. Simple, clean, smells great.”

 

Ingredients:

– 1 Green Tea Bag
– 1 Cup of water
– 1 Table Spoon of Apple Cider Vinegar

 

Directions:

Detangle your hair. I prefer my hair oiled in advance before water washing.Make one cup of green tea, add the vinegar and allow the mixture to cool.

Make one cup of green tea, add the vinegar and allow the mixture to cool. Pour the mixture into your wet hair. Let it sit in your hair for about 10-20 minutes.

Wash off with cold water and continue with your leave-in conditioner.

So, here you are. These were 10 Great Homemade Rinse Recipes for Natural Hair Health.

Have you every use any of these rinses? What are your thoughts on them? Let us know and also feel free to customize these recipes for your own curls’ needs. If you do let us know what substitutions you made in the comments!

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