This chemical-free DIY leave-in Conditioner and detangling spray is safe and effective for both kids and adults. Fight damage, repair split-ends, and easily comb out tangled locks full of knots in a young child’s hair without tears.
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How to Make Chemical-Free DIY Leave-In Conditioner and Detangling Spray
I’ll be honest… I never worried about the chemicals in store-bought conditioning sprays until I had my daughter. All of a sudden I couldn’t bring myself to spray that nasty stuff on her. I didn’t want her inhaling it, and I didn’t want it in her hair.
First I went in search of the most organic, eco-friendly, chemical-free conditioner and detangling sprays I could find, but sometimes even those are misleading. Some of them contain sulfates, parabens, and/or propylene glycol. Each of these substances is harmful to our environment and even worse for our children.
After a few months of searching for the perfect Leave-In conditioner and detangling spray for my daughter, I decided to try to make my own. I started experimenting and testing. We tried three different concoctions over a two month period, and this one was our favorite.
Chemical-Free DIY Leave-In Conditioner: Ingredients and Supplies
This DIY detangling spray recipe makes 8 oz.
- 3/4 cup (6 oz) distilled water
- 1 oz vegetable glycerine
- 1 oz vitamin e oil
- 10 drops lavender or essential oil of choice (see options below)
- 8 oz spray bottle cobalt blue glass, beach blue glass or Muliti-color BPA Free
DIY Detangling Spray: Directions
- Add 3/4 cup of distilled water straight into a glass sprayer bottle. (Essential oils keep better in glass containers.)
- Add vegetable glycerine and vitamin e oil.
- Add 10 drops of lavender essential oil. Feel free to use a different essential oil such as citrus, grapefruit, ylang-ylang, rose or geranium .
Gently shake before each use. Brush through hair to detangle when hair is wet or dry. Spray into hair to condition and add shine as needed.
This chemical-free DIY leave-in Conditioner and detangling spray recipe is safe and effective for use on both kids and adults. Fight damage, repair split-ends, and easily comb out tangled locks full of knots in a young child’s hair without tears.
I have found that this recipe makes it really easy to comb through my daughter’s hair. Even my husband has noticed a difference. I think it works better than most store-bought leave-in conditioners and detangling sprays. I like it so much I use it myself. 🙂
To learn more about getting started with essential oils click on the link.
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