Give Your Hair the Daily Hydration It Needs with One of these 5 DIY Hair Moisturizing Mists.

I absolutely love making my own hair care products at home because it allows the freedom to use exactly what I want to my hair. There are tons of different hair mists, styling refreshers and hair moisturizing sprays on the shelves that contain ingredients that your natural hair may not necessarily like or need.

A DIY hair mist can contain all the ingredients you want on your hair and none that you don’t and be a custom concoction that’s just perfect for your hair.

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The good news is that these commercial hair products contain ingredients that you can easily get your hands on to make hair care products for yourself.

Below, I’ll share 5 of my favorite DIY moisturizing sprays that you can try for yourself.

DIY Hair Care Mists for Natural Hair

 

1. MOISTURIZING SPRAY FOR DRY HAIR

If you’re struggling with dry or brittle hair, vegetable glycerin is one of my favorite all-natural moisturizers, this natural humectant will help your natural hair to retain moisture and will also attract moisture from the surrounding atmosphere.

Apricot and Sesame oils are lighter oils that won’t weigh your hair down or looking “greasy”.

 

Ingredients:

Aloe Vera juice (2 tbsp)

Vegetable glycerin (1 tsp)

Apricot Oil (1 tbsp)

Vitamin E Oil (2 tsp)

Sesame Oil (2 tsp)

Directions:

Start with 1/4 cup of distilled water then add the following ingredients to your spray bottle, shake and enjoy!

Duration:

This will last in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

 

2. AYURVEDA HAIR REFRESHER

The ancient practice of Ayurveda in hair care can be used by incorporating herbs and essential oils into your hair regimen. Buriti Fruit oil is used in Ayurveda to help protect the hair from free radical and sun damage.

 

The Neem and Black Seed oils will encourage hair growth, strengthen the hair follicle, relieve itchy scalp and prevent thinning hair. Both oils have been said to work very well, however, their natural odor is less than pleasant to some.

Peppermint oil can be added help to cut the fragrance and to stimulate the scalp for hair growth.

Ingredients:

Buriti fruit oil (2-3 drops)

Peppermint Essential Oil (2 drops)

Coconut oil (2 tbsp)

Neem Oil (2-3 drops)

Black Seed Oil (2-3 drops)

Directions:

Add 2 tbsp Rosewater to 1/4 cup distilled water. Add remaining oils to your spray bottle, shake and voila!

Duration:

Store in the refrigerator for 5-7 days.

 

3. ALOE & LAVENDER MOISTURIZING MIST

This simple yet phenomenal spray will not only help moisturize your natural hair but will also help soften dry strands. Aloe Vera and lavender oil help strengthen your hair strands while coconut oil adds moisture to dull hair.

You could also use apricot or olive as an alternative to coconut oil.

Ingredients:

Aloe Vera juice (1 tbsp)

Coconut, almond, apricot or olive oil (1 tbsp)

Vitamin E oil (1 tbsp)

Lavender essential oil (2-3 drops)

Directions:

Start with 1/4 cup of distilled water and add the following ingredients to your spray bottle.

Duration:

Shake your mixture until fully incorporated. Store in the fridge for a maximum of 4-5 days.

 

4. ITCHY SCALP REFRESHER

Tea tree oil is a popular treatment for itchy scalp because of its antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiseptic properties, which also allows for a longer shelf life.

Aloe Vera and Jojoba oil work together to strengthen and moisturize the hair. Jojoba oil has a molecular structure that is similar to the oil your hair naturally produces and penetrates the hair follicle to help restore moisture and sheen.

Ingredients:

Tea Tree Oil (2-3 drops)

Aloe Vera (2 tbsp)

Jojoba oil (2 tsp)

Grapeseed oil (1.5 tsp)

Vitamin E oil (2 tsp)

Directions:

Start by boiling 1/2 cup of water and adding 2 organic green tea bags. Steep and allow it to cool before adding to your spray bottle, add the remaining ingredients below and shake until mixed thoroughly.

Duration:

Store in the refrigerator for a maximum of 5-7 days.

 

5. SWEET HONEY MOISTURIZING MIST

Honey is extremely versatile in its uses and works well in your natural hair. Honey is a humectant and will help your hair to attract and retain moisture and prevent frizz.

Coconut oil is a moisturizing oil that will penetrate your follicles and add moisture from the inside out. Lavender adds a nice fragrance to the oil and also helps soften your natural hair.

Ingredients:

Raw honey (1 tbsp)

Coconut oil (2 tbsps)

Vitamin E oil (2 tsp)

Lavender Essential Oil (2-3 drops)

Directions:

Start with 1/4 cup of distilled water. Add the following ingredients to your spray bottle, shake and enjoy!

Duration:

Store in the refrigerator for a maximum of 5-7 days.

As you see these DIY hair care mists are light enough to use in any season of the year without weighing your hair down, and will also help protect your hair from the blistering sun and damaging UV rays.

So, here you are. Make your own DIY HAIR MOISTURIZING MIST and give your curls the hydration they need.

What was your favorite? Do you have your own homemade moisturizing recipe? What do you have in your daily spray right now? Leave the answer in the comments section!

 

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