5 DIY Hair Conditioners for Moisture and Protection

Creating your own DIY Hair Conditioner is better than using store-bought hair products. The chemical ingredients of commercial conditioners can only add more damage to your beautiful tresses. On the other hand, using organic ingredients in making DIY conditioners will ensure you that your hair becomes even shinier, healthier and stronger.

Below are some of the best recipes for DIY conditioners. These are all pretty simple to make so even newbies can easily create their own.


Recipe #1: Conditioner for Dry Hair

You can create this natural hair conditioner at home anytime. With the combination of jojoba oil and sweet almond oil, the conditioner will promote blood circulation within your scalp area and keep your hair moisturized. Moreover, the Rosemary essential oil content of this conditioner will help stimulate hair growth.



  1. Pour all the ingredients in a small spray bottle.
  2. Shake it well.
  3. Add water until the bottle is almost full.
  4. Shake it again.

This leave-on conditioner can last up to one week of use, depending on how often you spray it to your hair.


Recipe #2: Anti-Damage Conditioner

This DIY Hair Conditioner contains Coconut oil, Aloe Vera juice and other essential oils. The combined ingredients will prevent scalp-itch, split ends and hair breakage.



  1. Melt coconut oil on low heat until it melts.
  2. Slowly add the other ingredients.
  3. Turn off the stove and allow the mixture to cool down.
  4. Apply to hair and scalp. 

You can use this natural hair deep conditioner for up to 30 days.


Recipe #3: Conditioner for Sensitive Scalp and Skin

Vegetable glycerin moisturizes hair, leaving it soft all day. It works best when combined with other essential oils like peppermint, lavender or rosemary.


  • 10 drops of Vegetable glycerin
  • 10 drops Any essential oil of your choice (peppermint, lavender or rosemary)
  • ½ cup of water


  1. Pour all the ingredients in a small spray bottle.
  2. Shake it well.
  3. Apply to hair and scalp 

You can use this leave-on conditioner for about 15 days.


Recipe #4: Moisturizing Conditioner

This moisturizing hair conditioner will help keep frizzy hair in place. The conditioner contains hibiscus powder, which strengthens the hair roots and adds volume to your hair. This DIY deep conditioner hair mask also contains grape seed extract that can prevent free radicals from damaging hair follicles. Shea butter has anti-inflammatory properties which can help heal any scalp problem.


  • 1 Tbsp. Hibiscus powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Grapefruit seed extract
  • 1 Tbsp. of any essential oil
  • 4 oz. Shea butter
  • 2 oz. Aloe Vera gel
  • 3-6 oz. Water or coconut water


  1. Melt the Shea butter in a pot.
  2. Add all ingredients after the Shea butter melts.
  3. Control the thickness of the conditioner by adjusting the amount of coconut water or water.

This recipe can be used for up to 30 days.


Recipe #5: Conditioner for Curly Hair

This conditioner contains Aloe Vera gel, vegetable glycerin and essential oil—three key ingredients that would make it easier to manage your curly hair. Like other DIY Hair Products, this conditioner moisturizes and nourishes hair to reduce frizz.


  • 1 Tbsp. Aloe Vera Gel
  • ½ Tbsp. Vegetable glycerin
  • 10 drops Essential oils
  • 5 Tbsps. Distilled water


  1. Pour all of the ingredients in a spray bottle.
  2. Shake the bottle until all ingredients are mixed well.

This recipe is for about two-weeks of use.


Where to Buy

  1. You can check Jojoba oils here.
  2. You can check Vegetable glycerin here.
  3. You can find organic Hibiscus powder here.
  4. You can check various organic essential oils here.

So there you have the five best recipes for homemade hair conditioners. These are all leave-in conditioners so you can bring them anywhere and use them whenever necessary. However, you must still be cautious when it comes to the amount of essential oils that you use. If you have sensitive skin or any pre-existing skin problem, it is best to consult your doctor first before using any homemade natural hair conditioner.

For other great DIY hair recipes, checkout the following: 

1.) Homemade shampoo

2.) Hair Masks With Egg

3.) Hair Growth Serums 

4.) Hair Masks for Damaged Hair 


1 comment

  • amrita davis

    Thanks for sharing this wonderful blog on dry hair conditioner.

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published