14 Best Homemade Hair Conditioners for Curly Hair

Updated: December 2, 2019
Best Homemade Hair Conditioner For Curly Hair
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Curly hair is a trouble for sure. It needs the right product and the right method. If anything slips then…….. These 14 homemade hair conditioners for curly hair will surely tackle your hassle.

Conditioning is very important for hair, especially when it is full of different lengths wave, curves, thickness in short curls. It provides hair with all the nutrients, moisture and hydration it needs.

Conditioners can be of 2 types. Wash off and leave in. We have both at your service. Enjoy.

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The Best Homemade Hair Conditioners for Curly Hair Waves

All these methods are well described and the ingredients are easy to get. I hope, you will find some time now and make your hair receive all the love and care it deserves.

1. Egg Conditioner for Healthy Curls


  • 1 egg
  • 1Tbsp olive oil

How to Make and Use: Whisk the egg and add the oil. Blend it thoroughly. Spread evenly on the hair excluding scalp. Wear a shower cap. Now using a hairdryer or blow dryer provides heat for 10 minutes. Rinse off with shampoo and cold water.

2. Honey Conditioner to Soften the Curls14 Best Homemade Hair Conditioners For Curly Hair


How to Make and Use: In a glass bowl add the ingredients. Damp your hair and apply the mixture. Keep it for 15-20 minutes. Wash it off.

3. Aloe Conditioner Hydrates Each Strand


  • 1Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1Tsp aloe gel

How to Make and Use: Melt the coconut oil if it is solid. Add the aloe and mix well. Apply it to hair including the scalp. Leave it for about 30 minutes. After that shampoo hair followed by conditioning.

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4. Fruit Conditioner Makes Hair Bouncy14 Best Homemade Hair Conditioners For Curly Hair


How to Make and Use: Mash the fruits in a bowl and mix them together. Add in olive oil and blend again. Now make small sections of your hair and apply the mask evenly from tips to root. After 30 whole minutes of waiting, wash off your hair with a mild shampoo.

5. Citrus Conditioner Makes Hair Peppy


  • 1Tsp lemon juice
  • 1Tbsp coconut milk
  • 2Tsp olive oil

How to Make and Use: Mix the liquids in nicely. Apply the concoction generously on hair without missing a single spot although exclude scalp as lemon may irritate the skin. if it does not go ahead. Massage nicely into the scalp and glide through the hair. Wash off with shampoo after waiting for 20 minutes or so.

6. Castor Oil Conditioner Provides Moisture


  • ¼ castor oil
  • 1 egg

How to Make and Use: It is great for dry dull hair. Beat the egg. Add the oil and beat again. The first cover with plastic or shower cap then wraps towel. Leave like that for an hour. After, rinse with a shampoo. Condition the ends slightly too.

7. Avocado Conditioner for Manageable Curls14 Best Homemade Hair Conditioners For Curly Hair


  • ½ ripe avocados
  • ½ cup of coconut milk
  • 1 oz. coconut oil
  • 2 oz. aloe gel
  • 1Tsp avocado oil (check it on Amazon)
  • 1/3 cup water

How to Make and Use: Blend in the oils first. Nicely. Pour the gel into it and mix. Then add the coconut milk and the blend in the water and mix really well. Store it in a spray bottle. Shake well prior to every application. Spritz it on your hair as needed. If the temperature gets down coconut oil may get frozen. Heating it up will do. But if the container is not microwave prove than take it out then warm.

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8. Herbal Water Conditioner for Deep Hydration


  • 1 cup of water
  • ½ cup aloe
  • 1Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1Tbsp Shea butter
  • 1Tsp rosemary essential oil
  • 1Tsp olive oil
  • ½Tsp thyme oil

How to Make and Use: Melt the oil (if solid) and butter. Mix the oils and butter in a glass bowl. In a spray bottle add in the water, milk and aloe gel. Then pour the blend of oil and shake the bottle so everything gets dissolved. As it may have sediments shake before every use. Add more water if the smell is too strong for you. Spray as suited.

9. Deep Condition for Soft Smooth Hair


  • ¼ cup of coconut milk
  • 2Tbsp honey
  • 1Tbsp coconut oil (check it on Amazon)
  • 1Tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 2-3 drops rosemary and lavender essential oil

How to Make and Use: Take all the ingredients in the blender and blend it in a nice paste. You can also try to blend with the hands. The point is they have to mix well. Now part your hair in a small section and apply the mask evenly. Run a big-toothed comb through it. Put your hair in a shower cap and after 45 minutes wash it off.

10. Anti-Breakage Formula for Curls14 Best Homemade Hair Conditioners For Curly Hair

Ingredient (s):

  • water
  • 6 drops essential oil (rosemary, thyme or tea tree)
  • 2Tsp aloe juice
  • 2Tsp coconut oil
  • 2Tsp ylang-ylang oil
  • 2Tsp coconut water
  • 2Tsp honey

How to Make and Use: First mix the aloe and coconut water. Add honey and water. In a different glass bowl combine all the oils and mix well. Add oils to the previous solution. Before every application shake the bottle. Use it as per need.

11. Lavender Leave-In Silky Hair Conditioner


  • ½ cup of coconut milk
  • 3Tsp Shea butter
  • 2Tsp jojoba oil
  • 5 drops lavender essential oil

How to Make and Use: Melt all the butter. Combine coconut milk and butter first in a glass bowl. Mix the oils in another glass bowl. Later add the oils to the previous blend. Pour mixture into a small spray bottle. Apply liberally. Warm prior to application if needed.

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12. Butter Honey Balm


  • 1 oz. Shea butter
  • 1 oz. coconut oil
  • Few drops lavender essential oil (check it on Amazon)
  • 1Tsp honey

How to Make and Use: Melt the butter and coconut oil. Blend them. Add honey and lavender oil. Blend them well too. Refrigerate it as long as you want depending on your desired consistency. This conditioner is a leave-in type.

13. Hibiscus Hair Healing Conditioning Creamuse-Hibiscus-to-make-homemade-curly-hair-conditioner


  • 1Tbsp hibiscus powder
  • 4 oz. Shea butter
  • 8 oz. water
  • 2 oz. aloe gel
  • 1Tsp lavender essential oil
  • 1Tsp grapefruit seed extract

How to Make and Use: Melt butter. Combine water, aloe gel, and melted butter. Add lavender and grapefruit seed extract. Mix well. Sprinkle in hibiscus powder. Let it stand or refrigerate until it firms. It is a leave-in conditioner too.

14. Jojoba Hydrating Conditioner

  • 1½ cups aloe juice
  • 2 cups of coconut water
  • 2Tsp jojoba oil

How to Make and Use: Combine aloe juice, coconut water, and jojoba oil in a small spray bottle. Mix them well. Shake prior to each application. And apply as you want.

Make Your Hair Alive

With regular use of conditioner, your hard to handle curly hair will not only be manageable but will also be healthy. Your hair will be soft, shiny, smooth, and radiant with every passing day. People will fall in love with your flowing cascade.

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