How to make hair shampoo at home

How to make hair shampoo at home

We bet you want to be in trend providing how widespread such shampoos have become lately. Moreover, changing your regular shampoo to the homemade will be a significant contribution to the health of your hair. Continue reading to see how to make hair shampoo at home.

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How to make shampoo from scratch

Natural shampoos are gaining increasing popularity because they help preserve the naturalness and health of hair without the use of harmful chemicals. That is why a lot of ladies wonder how to make homemade hair shampoo. You do not need to have special education to make it. It is enough to choose the right recipe and use it regularly.

Why should you get rid of the usual shampoo? Most commercial shampoos tend to damage the natural fat balance of the scalp due to the use of chemicals. As a result, our body tries to balance itself back, producing more fat, bridging the pores of the scalp.

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The following natural shampoo recipe is an excellent alternative. Useful ingredients will nourish your hair and even stimulate its growth. The homemade shampoo smells good and has a positive effect on the scalp. At first, of course, your body will need to adjust to the natural shampoo. But a week later you will notice the effect of it. So, here is the list of what you need for a homemade shampoo:

  • 2 glasses of distilled water
  • 2 glasses of liquid Castile soap
  • 2 teaspoons avocado oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon of mint essential oil
  • 1/8 tsp tea tree oil
  • 1 teaspoon of vegetable glycerin
  • 10-15 drops of aromatic essential oils


Mix all the ingredients and place the mixture in a bottle or any convenient container (for example, from your old shampoo). Shake natural shampoo before each use.

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How to make natural shampoo at home for hair growth

If you are wondering how to make shampoo at home for hair growth, you will love this simple recipe. For this shampoo, you will need some water, about 100 grams of a soap nut, soap nut extract powder and about 50 grams of almond oil.

Indian soap nut (Mukorossi) is a unique natural soap used by women in India and Nepal to wash clothes, clean the house and even as a shampoo for hair since ancient times. Due to the high content of saponin in the shell, these nuts can replace conventional soap.

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You can make your natural shampoo to promote hair growth by mixing these ingredients. It is necessary to dissolve the soap nut extract powder in water until it disappears completely. Then you should combine this mixture with soap nut and almond oil. Mix all together until a uniform mass, and you get a natural shampoo with a consistency resembling a toothpaste. As a result, you get a natural and harmless solution for hair growth.

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All conventional shampoos usually create a lot of foam. Keep in mind that this shampoo will not produce much of it, which everyone expects, so you should get used to it. But it will nourish the scalp and hair.

How to make coconut shampoo

Shampoos, which are made from coconut oil, are suitable for gentle washing of hair of all types, especially it is recommended for damaged hair and enhanced hair loss. Coconut oil is very valuable for maintaining their excellent condition. It is rich in protein, keratin, vitamins B5, promotes better growth, strengthens the roots, nourishes, and gives the natural softness and silkiness.

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  • 1 cup of coconut oil;
  • 1 cup of aloe juice;
  • 2 tablespoons of honey;
  • 1/4 cup of water;
  • 1 teaspoon of lavender essential oil;
  • 1 teaspoon of rosemary oil;
  • 1 teaspoon of avocado oil (optional).


First, we need to dissolve honey in warm water. And next, just add the remaining ingredients and mix everything thoroughly. Then, pour our natural shampoo into a glass container and store it in the freezer for later usage (you can store it up to three weeks). It would be more convenient for you to freeze the shampoo in portions in an ice mold, and then just soften the necessary part by putting it into the refrigerator before using.

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