Our hair is subjected to damage everyday due to sun exposure, pollution and overuse of styling products. Just use of shampoos and conditioners is not enough to reverse this damage. You need something to protect the hair and help restore its shine and moisture. For this, hair serums work quite well. Hair serums prepare the hair for use of heat styling tools and prevent breakage and damage.
Here Are Some Easy To Prepare Diy Hair Serum Recipes To Make Serums That Give Amazing Results
DIY Argan Oil Serum
Pure Argan Oil – 2 oz
Geranium Oil – 5 drops
Ylang Yland Oil – 10 drops
Cedarwood Oil – 5 drops
Argan oil is considered to be a miracle treatment for hair and skin as it is packed with fatty acids, antioxidants and vitamins and can work wonders to repair damaged and dull hair. Mix the three oils together and add to the bottle containing Argan Oil. Whenever required, pump out 3-4 drops of the serum and apply on the end of wet or dry hair, or as required.
DIY Hair Serum For Oily Hair
Coconut Oil / Jojoba Oil – 100 ml
Lemon / Geranium / Peppermint Essential Oil – 8-10 drops
Oily hair require a light oil as base such as jojoba or coconut oil to avoid making their hair look excess oily and dull. Also, you need to use an essential oil such as lemon, geranium or peppermint which can control the oil production from the sebaceous glands and restore them to normal. Simply mix the two oils in the quantities mentioned above to prepare this serum. Store in a cool place and apply on damp hair to retain moisture and prevent excess greasiness.
DIY Hair Serum For Dry Hair
Castor Oil – 80 ml
Coconut Oil – 20 ml
Lavender / Rosewood Essential Oil – 8-10 drops
Dry hair is extremely prone to breakage and split ends; and thick moisturizing oils such as castor oil work perfectly as a base for their serum. On the other hand, lavender and rosewood essential oils can moisturize dry scalps and help in keeping them nourished. Mix the above mentioned oils together in the appropriate quantities to make this hair serum for dry hair. Massage this serum on the scalp daily to get nourished and lustrous hair, free from dryness and split ends.
DIY Hair Growth Serum
Dried Nettle Leaf – 2 tablespoons
Aloe Vera Gel – 2 tablespoons
Horsetail Leaf – 2 tablespoons
Rosemary Essential Oil – 10 drops
Clary Sage Essential Oil – 10 drops
Lavender Essential Oil – 10 drops
Distilled Water – 1 cup
Boil the water and add horsetail leaf and dried nettle leaves to it. Allow them to steep for 10 minutes while the water cools down. Strain the mixture and add the solution to a spray bottle. Now mix all essential oils along with aloe vera gel to the bottle and shake well. Spray the prepared serum on the roots of your hair once each day to see amazing results in hair health and growth within a few days.
DIY Anti-Frizz Hair Serum
Aloe Vera Juice – 2 oz
Vegetable Glycerin – 3 ml
Emulsifying Wax – 6 grams
Camellia seed oil -10 grams
Castor oil – 5 grams
Jojoba Oil – 7 grams
Vitamin E oil – 2 grams
This amazing hair serum works brilliant to tame the frizz without making the hair greasy. It works quite well as a hair lotion and leave-in conditioner as well. Just spray the serum in the ends of your hair and massage gently to get shiny and smooth hair within seconds. To prepare, heat Aloe Vera juice with vegetable glycerin on low heat till the glycerin dissolves completely.
Now heat the oils together till the wax melts; then allow everything to come to room temperature, while stirring. Once the oils start thickening, mix both mixtures together and add water to thin it out to the required consistency. Now add to a squirt bottle and spray on your palm, rub the hands together and glide over your damp hair. Once dried, you will have smooth and shiny hair, without frizz.