There are so many wonderful ways that we can use essential oils in our beauty and personal hygiene routine! Although my post with 75 essential oil beauty recipes covers some hair care recipes, I wanted to take a deeper dive in this post! This post covers just about everything you need to know about caring for your hair using essential oils!
You will find:
- Oil suggestions & recipes for dry hair
- Oil suggestions & recipes for oily hair
- Essential Oils for Hair growth & recipes
- As well as recipes for: shampoo, dry shampoo, conditioner, hair masks and hair detanglers!
Ok let’s get started!
DIY Essential Oil Hair Recipes for All Hair Types
Essential Oils for Dry Hair
Cold weather or a lot of sun exposure often dries out our hair. Here are some essential oils that can help you moisturize your hair and/or dry ends.
Ok, let’s take a peak at ways to use these oils to help moisturize dry hair using essential oils!
DIY Essential Oil Hair Recipes for Dry Hair
Deep Hair Conditioner: On the doTERRA blog they share a recipe using coconut oil, olive oil and essential oils to create this conditioner to help moisturize your dry hair. Get the recipe here!
Best Recipes for Dry Hair: In this post Essential Health shares a variety of natural recipes that can help you manage dry hair. Get the recipes here!
Essential Oils for Oily Hair
Do you find that no matter how often you wash your hair it feels/looks oily before the day is over? Have you attempted to wash you hair less frequently to try and reduce the oiliness but give up the next day as you just can’t handle it anymore? If so, these essential oils may help to make managing your oily hair easier!
DIY Essential Oil Hair Recipes for Oily Hair
Oily Scalp Recipe: In this recipe from The No Poo Method they recommend using lemon, lavender & peppermint with a carrier oil. Get the recipe here!
Oil Hair Conditioning Treatment: On Essential Health you will find 2 different conditioning treatment recipes to help you manage oily hair. Get the recipes here!
Oil Absorbing Clay Hair Mask: This recipe from The Miracle of Essential Oils mixes bentonite clay with essential oils for this mask! Get the recipes here!
Essential Oils for Hair Growth
Generally speaking, the following essential oils are wonderful in helping to aid with hair growth. This works both for people who have lost hair and are trying to grow it back and for those who find that their hair grows quite slowly.
Ok great we know which oils help with hair growth but what do we actually DO with them? Below are some recipes to help you get started
DIY Essential Oil Hair Recipes for Hair Growth:
Rosemary Essential Oil Remedy for Thinning Hair: Adriana from Enjoy Natural Health suggestions making a recipe that includes rosemary and castor oil to help with thinning hair. Get her recipe here!
Multiple Rosemary Uses for Hair Loss: Epic Beauty suggests 4 different ways that you can use rosemary to help promote hair growth including: adding it to shampoo, scalp massage, hair wash and more! Get all of the recipes here!
DIY Essential Oil Hair Recipes for Everyone
Here are some great essential oil hair recipes that everyone can benefit from! If you choose, you could even adjust the recipes & use one of the oils listed above to help best support your hair type!
DIY Essential Oil Shampoo
All Natural Shampoo for Kids: This recipe from Living Well Mom is very affordable & easy to make! Perfect all natural solution for little ones! Get the recipe here!
Rosemary Lavender Shampoo: Alea from from Premeditated Leftovers shares this recipe which uses all natural ingredients! Get the recipe here!
DIY Essential Oil Dry Shampoo
DIY Dry Shampoo for Light & Dark Hair: This recipe from Wellness Mama shares a recipe and suggestions so that it can be used regardless of your hair colour! Get the recipe here!
DIY Dry Shampoo: This recipe from The Glowing Fridge only uses 3 ingredients and you may even have all 3 in your home! Get the recipe here!
DIY Essential Oil Conditioner
Homemade Conditioner for Natural Hair: This recipe comes from Kelli at Freebie Finding Mom. You only need essential oils, coconut oil & avocado oil to make this easy recipe! Get the recipe here!
Whipped Shea Butter Conditioner: This recipes comes from Pantry Spa and uses tea tree, eucalyptus and peppermint essential oil. Get the recipe here!
DIY Essential Oil Hair Detangler
DIY Detangler: This recipe from the doTERRA blog uses tea tree, lavender, geranium and patchouli essential oils! Get the recipe here!
DIY Hair Detangler Spray: This recipe from Still Being Molly uses lavender, cedarwood, orange and rosemary essential oils. It doesn’t use many other ingredients & looks simple to make. Get the recipe here!
Essential Oil Hair Mask
Geranium Hair Mask: This mask recipe from doTERRA uses eggs, honey, olive oil & geranium! I am guessing you have most of these ingredients in the house! Get the recipe here!
DIY Hair Mask: This recipe comes from Carrie over at Making Lemonade. It looks like another easy mask to make as it only uses argan oil and essential oils! Get the recipe here!
Well I think that covers just about every type of essential oil hair recipe! Hopefully you have been able to find a recipe that you would like to try to care for your hair using all natural & affordable ingredients!