Messy hair is a real problem. All of us use a number of chemical-based serums and gels to keep our hair at one place. However, none of it really works. These chemical-based serums and gels knowingly and unknowingly harm the hair by making it dry and brittle. So, you would be wondering if there is an alternative to it. Yes, there is an alternative to it. The best way out is to build your DIY hair thickening gel.
How to make your own DIY hair thickening gel?
Here is what you need to do to build your DIY hair thickening gel.
Ingredients used: 1 tablespoon of gelatin
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
1 cup distilled water
1 teaspoon of coconut oil
4 tablespoons of fresh aloe vera
How to make the DIY hair thickening gel?
To make the DIY hair thickening gel is a simple process. All you need to do is to mix 1 cup distilled water and 1 tablespoon of gelatin in a saucepan. Place this mixture over heat until the gelatin completely dissolves in water. Once the gelatin is completely dissolved in water, get this mixture off the flame. Now add 2 tablespoons lemon juice to the mixture and stir until it is completely mixed. Add after 5 minutes when the gel has been set, add 1 teaspoon of coconut oil and 4 tablespoons of fresh aloe vera. Once added, place all the ingredients in the blender and blend until they become creamy. If you don’t have a blender in hand, you can whisk all of these together. But, in this case, you will need to melt the coconut oil first.
What are the benefits of making your own DIY hair thickening gel?
There are many benefits of using your own homemade gel. Here are a few major ones.
- As the name suggests, it helps to thicken the hair by providing the needed nourishment to it.
- It delays the greying of hair as all the ingredients used are natural that don’t harm the hair and scalp.
- The coconut oil fights dandruff and provides shine.
- Aloe vera in the DIY gel nourishes the hair.
- Lemon helps to reduce the itchiness, dandruff and maintain clear scalp.
- This gel doesn’t use any expensive ingredients so is easy on the pocket.
So, next time when you plan to buy a serum or gel from the market. Think about the multiple benefits that our DIY hair thickening gel has to offer.
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