Hot! 5 Links for Aspiring DIYers

Making your own hair products has many benefits including saving money, having products that are custom-made for your hair, and you get to be creative. The best part is that you can reuse the same ingredients to create a variety of products. If you’re interested in learning how, here are a few resources to get you started:

How to Be a Mixtress: Making Your Own Natural Hair Products

This article gives 7 great tips for getting started on making your own products. This is one I would recommend to anyone just starting out as a DIYer. It will make the process much easier.

For the Mixtresses: Coconite Cassia Bars

This is a great recipe for a special hair treat from Lola Zabeth. Not only is it good for your hair, but they are also cute. Lola gives detailed instructions on how to create them. You’ll also see that they make an excellent gift as well. Her site also has recipes for everything from cleansers to deep conditioners.

Do It Yourself: Natural Homemade Creamy and Fluffy Shea Butter Cremes Recipe

This is a video tutorial from Naptural85 on making homemade creamy shea butter recipes. In the video she discusses two different types:

1. Thick and Fluffy Pomade-Type Moisturizing Creme
2. Thick, Silky, and Creamy Moisturizing Creme

Naptural85 also has many other recipe tutorials.

Moisturizing Hair Mist for Natural Hair

This a video tutorial from Sheenalyoung. Her channel covers many topics and often showcases her siblings. This video features one of her younger sisters assisting her in making a collection of hair mists to meet the individual needs of each sibling. Great recipe, and it’s always sweet to see family working together.

How to Preserve Homemade Hair Products

When making homemade hair products it’s important to keep in mind that they do not have the shelf life of commercial products. This article gives some tips on how to preserve your homemade recipes to get them to last longer.

Also, check out my recipe tab. It has hair recipes along with ones for food and drink, skin and body, and a some for your home.

If you have your own blog with recipes or helpful information on this topic, feel free to share those links in the comments section.

Photo source: Herbal Musings


7 Comments

  1. Great info! Thanks. BTW: I LOVE the new layout! :)

  2. Yes, I have. These are some of my favorite people to get recipes from. You’re right. Black soap can be used for both hair and body. I made a black soap shampoo, and I loved it. It was also inexpensive to make.

  3. Not sure. I know that sometimes they give you the option of viewing the mobile version or the full version. I think the full version makes the pictures bigger.

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