How To Make Your Own Leave-In Conditioner

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If there's one thing better than cracking open a fresh hair product, it's making your own. Yes, buying a new hair mask or conditioner is great, but the only way to know exactly what's in your products is to make it yourself. It turns out that with four simple ingredients, you can make your own leave-in conditioner. You know, so you can save money and look great all at the same time. It's a win-win, my friend.

Some recipes for at-home hair products can get a little messy. This is not one of those recipes. Actually, it's almost too good to be true. According to Hype Hair, making your own conditioner at home is as simple as mixing together honey, aloe vera juice, jojoba oil, and water. That's it.

You can stop your search for the perfect leave-in conditioner, because stronger, shinier hair is only a few steps away. Here's everything you need to know about making your own at-home leave-in conditioner so you can be a pro in no time. 

Mix four natural ingredients together to make leave-in conditioner

You know when you flip your hair product over and it has a long list of ingredients with only a few that you've actually heard of? This is not that. The products in this leave-in hair mask are all ingredients you know, and, even more importantly, are actually proven to work.

According to Hype Hair, to make the leave-in conditioner you'll need to mix together a tablespoon of honey, a fourth of a cup jojoba oil, a cup of aloe vera juice, and a cup of water. You can pour it right into a spray bottle and mix the ingredients together there. Once combined, all you'll need to do is spray it on your hair when you get out of the shower and blow dry your hair normally.

If you're looking for a more heavy-duty hair mask, the publication suggests using coconut oil instead of water. You'll need to put it in a screw top container as it will be thicker and need to be applied with your hands. You can use the product the exact same way — just run it through your hair before blow drying. 

This leave-in conditioner will strengthen hair and help it grow

If you're still not sold on this at-home product, you will be after you learn more about the ingredients. While it might seem a bit weird to combine all of these four items together, they all have a pretty special purpose when it comes to hair health. According to Healthline, honey is an incredible hair moisturizer. The publication states that it actually adds moisture to your strands which makes them shinier and stronger.

Jojoba is also a hair moisturizer, but it does even more than honey does. The ingredient moisturizes hair while also adding vitamins C, B, and E, as well as zinc and copper (via Healthline). That's a whole lot of benefits in one little ingredient. 

This leave-in conditioner isn't just for moisturizing hair though. It'll actually make your hair grow faster thanks to the aloe vera. According to NDTV, aloe vera works in a similar way as keratin and "promotes hair growth, prevents itching on the scalp, reduces dandruff, and conditions your hair." 

Basically, not only will this leave-in moisturizer be adding hydration to your hair, but it will also help it grow. You can stop your hair product search now, because this has everything that you need.

You can buy all the ingredients on Amazon

Not only is this product quick to make and proven to work, but you can also shop the products without even leaving the house. All of the ingredients to make the leave-in hair conditioner are available on Amazon — even the spray bottle you'll need to hold it. Of course, you could just as easily re-use a bottle as well.

According to a quick Amazon search, aloe vera juice, jojoba oil, and honey are all available on Amazon. Ready for the best part? They're all about $10 each. That means that you can make multiple batches of leave-in conditioner for just $30. Considering that's also the price of one bottle, you're saving yourself some serious money (via Harper's Bazaar). 

What are you waiting for? Shinier, more moisturized hair is only a few steps away. Not to mention that you could easily make these for friends as well. Heck, you could even have friends over and make then at an at-home DIY spa night. It's time to get crafty in the name of healthier hair!