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Easy Avocado Hair Conditioner

Made with easy to find ingredient straight from Mother Nature.

Looking for a simple and easy yet nourishing DIY hair conditioner? This is the perfect recipe for my kings and queens who want all things natural! Skip the access toxic chemicals found in over the counter conditioners and even SAVE YOUR COINS with this Easy Avocado Hair Conditioner. All ingredients are simple, easy to find, and probably already in our kitchen! Hello soft, shiny, and moisturized hair; NATURALLY!

Ingredients

  • 1 Ripe Avocado – Avocados are packed with vitamins A, C, D, E, and B6 to nourish the hair strands and add shine! They are also a fatty fruits which is perfect for moisturizing all hair types. This smooth and creamy ingredient softens the hair and tames frizz too!
  • 1/2 cup of Raw Honey – Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws in moisture from the environment. Long lasting moisturization paired with its ability to add shine makes honey a perfect addition to this hair conditioner!
  • 1 cup of Solid Extra Virgin Unrefined Coconut Oil (1/2 cup if liquid) – Coconut Oil carries benefits of conditioning, nourishing, and sealing moisture into the hair as well as treating dry scalp, removing dandruff, increasing shine, providing softness, and promoting hair growth!
  • 1/2 cup of Spring Water – Spring water is best used due to it being free from many chemicals and harder minerals making it more gentle on the hair.

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender (I use a blender with individual cups).
  2. Blend until a smooth and creamy texture is reached.
  3. Transfer to a glass container (or whatever container is easier for you to apply to your hair from.)
  4. Wash hair as usual.
  5. Apply the conditioner to WET & CLEAN hair (For thin/straight hair Reverse steps and shampoo after conditioning.)
  6. Be sure to cover the hair from root to ends.
  7. Twist up the hair and apply a plastic shower cap + a towel to lock in the moisture.
  8. Leave on for at least 10 minutes while finishing your shower routine.
  9. Detangle before or after thoroughly rinsing out the conditioner.
  10. Go about your normal hair routine and style as usual!
  11. Store extra conditioner in the fridge with a lid for up to a week!

This Easy DIY Avocado Hair Conditioner leaves the crown simply moisturized and soft!

Nala Asa Shakur

Tyler A. Norman who now goes by Nala Asa Shakur is the CEO of The All Natural as well as the author of Love Starts Here. She’s a multifaceted creator & healer serving through various forms of artistry. Her ways of expression range from being an author, philosopher, model, holistic health guide, creative director, to a Kitchen alchemist . Through her work and her movement, #Naturalisthewaytoglow™, she inspires and assist others with personal growth, self-love, holistic healing, and finding an inner glow.

Looking for another avocado hair recipe? Check out our Avocado & Banana Deep Conditioner!

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DIY Strawberries & Cream Hair & Body Smoothie

Made with ingredients straight from the kitchen for natural nourishment all over.

A delicious creamy smoothie; but, for the hair and skin!

Summer is approaching, which means we want to let out natural hair down and show off our healthy glowing skin! This hair and body smoothie is perfect for treating winter dryness and reviving our natural glow! The best part is, just like a regualr smoothie this can be made with ingredients already in your kitchen. When making DIY treatments, the ingredients and measurements can be altered to treat YOUR HAIR & SKIN the way you like it!


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Fresh Aloe Vera – Aloe Vera is a miracle plant for the hair and skin! It soothes razor burn, bug bites, eczema, sunburn, dry skin, acne, dry skin, dry scalp, dry hair, split ends and much more! It’s the superstar of this smoothie for sure!
  • 1/2 cup of Coconut Cream ( I use Native Forest Brand) – Coconut cream acts as a natural moisturizer and conditioner.
  • 1/4 cup of Raw Honey – Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws in moisture from the environment. Long lasting moisturization paired with its ability to add shine makes honey a perfect addition to this smoothie!
  • 1/4 cup of Extra Virgin Olive or Coconut Oil – a good oil brings the benefits of conditioning and nourishing the hair & skin as well as sealing the hair strands & skin to lock in all this MOISTURE and LOVE.
  • 1/2 cup of Fresh Strawberries (about 4 small strawberries) – Strawberries are high in antioxidants and vitamin C which makes them good for boosting hair growth and glowing skin.

Instructions

  1. Wash & cut the outside leaf of the Aloe Vera on both ends and both sides.
  2. Then, cut as closely to the leaf as possible to retrieve only the clear Aloe Vera Gel from inside.
  3. Rinse and place the chunk of Aloe Vera Gel into a bowl of spring water for 20 minutes ( make sure the Aloe is completely submerged). This step is extremely important in order to remove the somewhat poisonous part of the plant called Aloe Latex (Yellow Liquid between the gel and the leaf) which can cause itching and extreme irritation to the skin !!!!
  4. Place all your ingredients into a blender & blend until you get a smoothie consistency.
  5. Hop in the shower, wash, & shampoo as usual.
  6. Apply the smoothie to CLEAN hair making sure to cover the hair from root to ends.
  7. Twist hair into two or more twist and cover hair with a plastic shower cap to trap the steam.
  8. Allow the smoothie to sit in your hair for around 10 minutes.
  9. While waiting proceed with shaving, a body scrub, dancing, singing or whatever you wish.
  10. About a minute before rinsing your hair, apply the smoothie onto the body and smooth into the skin.
  11. Rinse your hair and body very thoroughly making sure to get all of the smoothie out.
  12. Detangle hair whilst washing out the smoothie allowing the water and gravity to assist.
  13. OPTIONAL: If you have thin, fine, or straight hair you may need to do an extra shampoo to remove access moisture or simply reverse the steps by apply the smoothie first, then shampoo, and conditioner after. For my thick, long, curly, & kinky headed kings and queens a thorough rinse will suffice.
  14. Proceed with your regular hair and skin routine!

For my thick, long, and 3C/4A curly crown I proceeded to dry my hair with a microfiber cloth, massage my scalp with some castor oil, and apply a small amount of castor oil to my ends as well. I then moisturized my body and let my hair air dry for the remainder of the day!

This Smoothie made my hair and skin extremely soft and nourished. It left my wash and go hair so fluffy and bouncy yet deeply moisturized with a nice shine!

Nala Asa Shakur

Tyler A. Norman who now goes by Nala Asa Shakur is the CEO of The All Natural as well as the author of Love Starts Here. She’s a multifaceted creator & healer serving through various forms of artistry. Her ways of expression range from being an author, philosopher, model, holistic health guide, creative director, to a Kitchen alchemist . Through her work and her movement, #Naturalisthewaytoglow™, she inspires and assist others with personal growth, self-love, holistic healing, and finding an inner glow.

Want to try a thicker creamier hair mask? Check out our DIY Avocado Deep Conditioner!

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DIY Avocado & Banana Deep Conditioner

The perfect DIY deep conditioner for moisturizing, strengthening, repairing damage, and adding shine to your natural hair!

The best part is, this quick and easy deep conditioner can be made with ingredients already in your kitchen. When making DIY deep conditioners, the ingredients and measurements can be altered to treat YOUR HAIR the way you like it! Plus, you won’t have to worry about any unwanted extra ingredients that may do more harm then good to your hair. This DIY deep conditioner is perfect for a naturalista wanting to use the power of nature to nourish her beautiful CROWN!

SAY HELLO TO HEALTHY NATURAL HAIR!

Ingredients

  • 1 Ripe Avocado – Avocados are packed with vitamins A, C, D, E, and B6 to nourish the hair strands and add shine! They are also a fatty fruits which is perfect for moisturizing all hair types. This smooth and creamy ingredient softens the hair and tails frizz too!
  • 1/2 Ripe Banana – Bananas have similar benefits to avocados as they increase shine to the hair. They are full of natural proteins which repair damage hair strands, improve texture, and prevent future breakage!
  • 1 Tbsp of Raw Honey – Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws in moisture from the environment. Long lasting moisturization paired with its ability to add shine makes honey a perfect addition to this DIY deep conditioner!
  • 1/4 (or more) Cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil – Olive oil brings the benefits of conditioning and nourishing the hair as well as sealing the hair strands to lock in all this MOISTURE and LOVE.
  • 2 Tbsp of Irish Sea Moss Gel (optional) – Irish Sea Moss is super supplement with 92/102 minerals in the entire body! This ingredient is optional but will add a SUPER BOOST of vitamins and minerals to this DIY deep conditioner!

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender (I use a blender with individual cups).
  2. Blend until a smooth and creamy texture is reached.
  3. Transfer to a glass container or whatever container is easier for you to apply to your hair from.

Usage

  1. Wash, conditioning, and detangle hair is usual.
  2. Apply the DIY deep conditioner to wet hair making sure to smooth the conditioner throughout the entire crown. Focus on the ends and damaged areas.
  3. Twist hair or place hair in a bun.
  4. Place a plastic cap over hair.
  5. Leave in for 15-30 min (sit under a dryer if you wish).
  6. Rinse hair with COLD water.
  7. Style as usual.

HELLO HEALTHY NATURAL HAIR!

Use this DIY deep conditioner as needed for shiny, soft, long, and strong natural hair!

Be sure to share this recipe with our other natural hair sisters!

Nala Asa Shakur

Tyler A. Norman who now goes by Nala Asa Shakur is the CEO of The All Natural as well as the author of Love Starts Here. She’s a multifaceted creator & healer serving through various forms of artistry. Her ways of expression range from being an author, philosopher, model, holistic health guide, creative director, to a Kitchen alchemist . Through her work and her movement, #Naturalisthewaytoglow™, she inspires and assist others with personal growth, self-love, holistic healing, and finding an inner glow.

Need help or motivation transitioning to natural hair? Check out My Natural Hair Journey!