Hey, Curlies!

I’ve been mixing up a lot of DIY hair care products lately and there has been so much interest in what type of ingredients they contain. I want to share with you all my recent wash day routine containing completely plant-based ingredients.

I didn’t use one hair product you could find in the store, just my DIY products. Guess what? My hair was the softest and most moisturized I’d ever felt! I had no idea how much of an impact these DIY hair care recipes would truly have.

If you’re wondering, I used ingredients like aloe vera, essential oils, avocados, honey, and other plant-based ingredients. I did not use any preservatives, so I made just enough product for one-time use or kept them in the fridge for a few days.

Here’s a breakdown of my wash day complete with videos:

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I washed my hair with my DIY Avocado-Aloe Shampoo that contained ingredients like avocado and fresh aloe vera juice along with some other goodies.

Check out my mixing video below (Ignore the kiddo in the back lol):

This shampoo has so many benefits:

  • It left my hair so clean, soft and moisturized, I didn’t even feel like I needed a conditioner
  • A little goes a long way. Even though I made 5 ounces of shampoo, I only needed 1 oz.

I stored the rest in the refrigerator for my next wash.

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Once my shampoo was rinsed, I deep conditioned with my DIY Avocado Conditioner. It contains, of course, avocados, honey, and other great ingredients.

Here’s how I prep my avocados for the DIY conditioner:

This is one of my favorite DIY conditioners because it’s so creamy! The avocados also give my hair a little bit of a protein boost as well.


Before I put my plastic cap on.

I rinsed with warm water and moved on to my final rinse.


I finished my wash day with my DIY herbal hair rinse. This version of my rinse contains Holy Basil, aka Tusli, and fresh lavender.

Here’s what my prep looks like:

The key when making this herbal hair rinse is to let it steep in the fridge for at least 24 hours. I then strain the herbs and pour the cool mixture over my hair as my final rinse.

It helps to prevent hair loss and dandruff.

Learn how to make your own here. 

I know these DIY beauty recipes will be added more frequently into my hair care routine, so stay tuned for more.