7 Recipes for Homemade Hair Growth Treatments

By on January 13, 2013


Do you dream of having long, silky hair? Has the dream of strong, sexy locks caused you to spend more money then you wanted to, only to be disappointed once again? If so, you are not alone. Many women have tried anything that claimed to strengthen hair and promote hair growth. All it did was cost more money. Many years ago women weren’t “blessed” with all these “miracle” hair products we now have, yet most of them had long beautiful hair they braided or put up in thick buns. How is that possible? Natural ingredients would be a good guess.

With this is mind, here are 7 Recipes for homemade hair growth treatments, all of which many people already have in their homes.

7. Avocado/Avocado Oil


This oil is easily absorbed through your skin and it contains many vitamins. For improved hair growth, massaging avocado oil into your scalp is a fast way of obtaining this.

6. Shea Butter


This emollient, high in fatty acids, provides a layer of oil on the outer surface of hair strands. This reduces amounts of moisture loss significantly.

5. Coconut Oil


Also an emollient excellent for holding moisture, and is used in many “natural” hair products. This oil not only makes hair shine but also strengthens strand, which aids in hair growth. It can also be used as a “leave in” conditioner for thicker, textured hair.

4.  Aloe Vera

Used to promote hair growth, but also treats scalp problems and slows down hair loss. For easy application mix some into your shampoo OR conditioner.

3. Jojoba Extract


This humectant, which means to retain moisture, can be added to split ends. Since jojoba oil is a lot like the natural oils in your hair it can be used in aiding over productive glands which cause oily hair; therefore, balance oil production at the scalp.

2. Extra Virgin Olive Oil


This emollient, abbreviated EVVO holds moisture in your hair, allowing it to shine. The label “extra virgin” refers to using physical, not mechanical, means and without alteration with chemicals; it is natural. Used as a pre-shampoo or as a deep conditioner.

1. Castor Seed Oil


Not only a humectant but also an anti-fungal. This oil is used to clean your scalp and prepare the hair follicles for better hair growth. For increased thickness of thinning edges some people apply this oil to their temples.

There you have it, 7 recipes for homemade hair growth treatments which are not only easy but also cost effective.


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