DIY Beauty: 3 Homemade Shampoo Recipes

natural shampoo

We’ve already talked about making your own conditioner and dry shampoo, so I thought it would be nice to share with you some recipes to make a regular natural shampoo too. Enjoy!

1. Basic Shampoo

Ingredients:
– 1/4 cup of grated Castile Soap
– 1/4 cup of hot water
– 2 tablespoons of glycerin
– 1/2 teaspoon of olive oil

Dissolve the grated soap in hot water. Add olive oil and stir. Now, add glycerin to the mixture. Shampoo.

2. Moisturizing Shampoo (good for damaged hair)

Ingredients:
– 1/4 cup of liquid Castile soap
– 1/4 cup of aloe vera gel
– 1/4 teaspoon of vegetable oil
– 1 teaspoon of glycerin

Mix all the ingredients together. Apply to wet hair and wait a few minutes. Rinse off with cool water. Remember to shake the shampoo before every use. Also, store it at room temperature in an airtight container.

3. Chamomile Shampoo

Ingredients
– 4 bags of chamomile tea
– 1 1/2 tablespoons glycerin
– 4 tablespoons of grated soap
– 1 1/2 cups of water

Steep the tea bags in the water for about ten minutes. Add the grated soap. Now add glycerin and stir well. Store the mixture in a cool and dark place.

Have you got any other recipes to make your own shampoos? Share them in the comments!

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Comments

  1. beautifulwithbrains says

    prettybeautiful: you’re welcome. If aloe vera alone works for you there’s no reason not to use just that. But I prefer to use it with those other ingredients because the Castile soap cleans scalp well while the glycerin, like aloe, conditions hair. I heard that rubbing aloe vera gel 15 minutes prior to washing hair is a good anti-dandruff treatment though. I haven’t tried that yet but I will soon, my hair needs it!

    Tavia: you should try, it’s very moisturing! Let me know how it goes if you do :)

    • beautifulwithbrains says

      Courtney, aww thank you. I’m glad you like my blog and find it informative and I hope to see you around often. :)

  2. Fahmida says

    I have used aloe vera conditioner and it works. I want to use shampoo as well. I think moisturizing shampoo would be suitable for me. Is there any alternative of Castile soap? It is not available here.

    • beautifulwithbrains says

      Fahmida, it’s a shame Castile soap is not available where you live. I don’t know another ingredients with exactly the same benefits but I guess you could substitute with any gentle shampoo. Hope this helps.

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