How To Make Coconut Oil Hairspray For Frizzy Hair At Home

When it comes to hair care, this is one ingredient that has more pros than cons.

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Many factors like humidity, poor diet, and pollution take a toll on your hair health and make it dry, brittle, and frizzy. If you have tried all anti-frizz products and are not satisfied with the results, you need to try coconut oil hairspray for frizzy hair.

The lack of moisture in your hair leads to frizz. But coconut oil seals moisture and keeps frizz under control. It also protects your hair against heat damage. This article explores the DIY coconut oil hairspray recipe, its benefits, and how to use it. Keep reading.

DIY Coconut Oil Hairspray – Benefits

DIY coconut oil hairspray may promote hair growth
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Coconut oil has been used as a traditional moisturizer since ages (1). It penetrates the hair and binds to the hair proteins, preventing damage and hair breakage (2). Anecdotal evidence suggests that coconut oil helps promote hair growth and adds a natural shine to your hair. It also helps fight some types of fungal infections (3).

Morgan, a vlogger, shared her experience of using coconut oil for hair in the video. She said, “My hair is feeling so soft. It feels amazing. It’s so shiny (i).”

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According to Ayurveda, one must use coconut oil in the hotter seasons to provide a cooling effect.

Let’s now look at the process of preparing this homemade coconut oil hairspray.

DIY Coconut Oil Hairspray Recipe

You Will Need

  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon of aloe vera gel
  • 1 capsule of vitamin E
  • 2-3 drops of essential oil
  • 150 ml of distilled water
  • 200 ml spray bottle


  1. Warm the coconut oil and pour it into the spray bottle.
  2. Add a teaspoon of aloe vera gel to it.
  3. Puncture the vitamin E capsule with a safety pin and add the contents to the spray bottle.
  4. Add the essential oil and water and shake the spray bottle to mix all the ingredients well.

Note: Apply the hairspray from the mid-length to the ends. Avoid the roots as it can make your hair greasy. Make sure you shake the bottle before use and the coconut oil is at room temperature.

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You can also combine three tablespoons of coconut oil with a cup of rose water to make a hairspray.

You can spritz this multipurpose DIY hair spray on dry or damp hair. Here are the other ways of using it.

How To Use A Coconut Oil Hairspray

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  • Spritz the hairspray on damp hair after a shower to detangle your hair.
  • Use it whenever your hair feels dry or frizzy and needs a moisture boost.
  • Spray it before blow drying your hair to protect the strands from heat damage.

Key Takeaways

  • Coconut oil moisturizes the hair, prevents protein loss, reduces hair breakage and damage, and combats fungal infections.
  • Based on anecdotal evidence, it may also stimulate hair growth.
  • To gain its many benefits, you can make a coconut oil hairspray with ingredients like aloe vera and vitamin E oil.
Coconut Oil Hairspray For Frizzy Hair

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Looking to save money and keep your skin and hair healthy? Check out this amazing DIY coconut oil spray tutorial and say hello to healthy and shiny hair.

Infographic: Homemade Coconut Oil Hairspray: How To Make & Use

Pollution and humidity can cause dry and frizzy hair. If you are looking for natural ways to manage this issue, a coconut oil hairspray might be your solution. Coconut oil nourishes your hair and may help promote healthy hair growth. Check out the infographic below for a detailed tutorial on making your own coconut hairspray and tips to apply it correctly.

the complete guide to coconut oil hairspray (infographic)

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Coconut oil is very nutritious for your hair. It has amazing moisturizing, nourishing, and hydrating properties. It penetrates the hair shaft to nourish and fortify your hair from within. It also reduces protein loss and protects your hair from UV damage. When it comes to frizz, coconut oil coats the hair strands and seals the moisture within. This reduces frizz and keeps your hair healthy. This is why it is recommended to use a coconut oil hairspray for styling frizzy hair. You can make this hairspray with ingredients like aloe vera and essential oils. Scroll up to learn how to make and apply coconut hairspray.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I put coconut oil on wet or dry hair?

You should put coconut oil on dry hair as it will soak up the oil easily. Water does not mix with oil, so you should not apply coconut oil to wet hair.

Can coconut oil be a leave-in conditioner?

Yes, you can use coconut oil as a leave-in conditioner. However, it may leave your hair looking flat and greasy.

Should I apply coconut oil before or after shampoo?

Coconut oil should be applied before washing your hair. It can also be applied a day after you wash your hair as it is recommended to apply coconut oil on clean hair to avoid build-up.

Can I use coconut oil on my hair every day?

You can apply coconut oil to your hair daily, but it may make it look flat.

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  1. A randomized double-blind controlled trial comparing extra virgin coconut oil with mineral oil as a moisturizer for mild to moderate xerosis
  2. Effect of mineral oil, sunflower oil, and coconut oil on prevention of hair damage
  3. In vitro Evaluation of Antifungal Activity of Virgin Coconut oil and White Palm Kernel Oil on Candida Species-Experimental Study
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Tiffany Young
Tiffany YoungCertified Trichology Practitioner
Tiffany Young is the CEO and founder of ThinHairThick and a certified trichology practitioner with 6 years of experience. She is also a recognized expert in the hair and beauty industry with celebrity clientele. Her own personal struggles with hair loss created an opportunity for her to deep-dive into learning all things related to medical conditions and external factors that contribute to hair loss.

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Annie Jangam
Annie JangamBeauty & Lifestyle Writer
Annie Jangam is a researcher-turned-content writer with 11 years of experience. She enjoys dissecting complex clinical studies and shuffling through the scientific jargon to make science interesting and easy to understand.

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Eshna Das
Eshna DasAssociate Editor
Eshna is an associate editor and a certified skin care coach. She has over three years of experience, a triple main bachelor’s degree in psychology, English, and journalism from Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru, and a master’s degree in psychology from Sampurna Montfort College, Bengaluru.

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Monomita ChakrabortyBeauty & Lifestyle Writer
Monomita has a graduate degree in mass communication and video production from St. Anthony's College, Shillong, and a master’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the Royal Global University, Guwahati. She is also a certified skincare coach with a keen interest in skin, hair, tattoos, nail art, and lifestyle trends.

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