DIY: Homemade Banana Hair Conditioner

Written by Kushneet Kukreja

No matter how attractive your face is, you should never overlook your hair, which is the throne of your body. You cannot look great if your hair is in bad shape owing to exposure to hazardous chemicals or neglect. That is why you should give homemade banana hair conditioners a shot.

Using natural banana hair care treatments can revive the vibrancy and gloss of your hair. Bananas are inexpensive and readily available all year. You may simply go to the local market and get the bananas you require. Bananas have a hydrating quality that allows them to penetrate deep into the scalp and hydrate your hair. They contain vitamins E, C, and A as well as edible oils, which help promote hair development, make the hair supple, and prevent split ends. They are high in potassium as well as antioxidants (1).

A banana contains roughly 75% water, which hydrates the hair. It can help to reduce hair loss and breakage. Also, this delicious fruit can turn your hair shiny and bouncy! Who knew bananas provide so many advantages to your hair? So, it is time to prepare a banana hair conditioner at home! Why spend your money on harmful products when you can manufacture your own natural conditioners? All of the ingredients used in banana hair conditioners are easily accessible. So, what are you waiting for? Scroll down and check out all the banana hair conditioner recipes listed below!

Homemade Banana Hair Conditioner – DIY Recipe

What Do You Need?

  • 2 or 3 bananas (Depending upon the length of your hair)
  • 2 tablespoon of Honey
  • 2 tablespoon of coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Few drops of Rose water
  • If you wish you can also add 2 tablespoons of yogurt along with bananas. This will give you a thick base for the conditioner.

How to Do?

  • Cut the bananas into small pieces in a bowl.
  • Add Coconut milk. Then add honey. Mix well.
  • Now you can add the oils, the coconut oil and the olive oil.
  • Transfer all these ingredients into a blender and blend well so that all the things are thoroughly mixed and you will get a fine smoothie.
  • Add few drops of Rose water for that pleasant fragrance.

How to Apply?

  • Comb your hair so that they are tangle free.
  • Then dampen them.
  • Apply this yummy banana conditioner for hair with the help of a wide tooth comb, from the roots towards the end.
  • Put a shower cap. Leave it for 30 minutes.

How to Wash It?

  • Rinse your hair well with water to get the entire banana out.
  • Shampoo them as usual.
  • Let them dry naturally.

And there you have it—beautiful, lustrous hair at next to no cost!

Benefits of Banana Hair Conditioner

  • It is cost effective.
  • Not much time is required to prepare
  • Easy to make.
  • Bananas deeply conditions your hair (2).
  • Honey hydrates your hair and is a natural humectant that moisturizes your hair. It also promotes hair growth (3).
  • Coconut milk contains antioxidants and fats that fortifies your hair and gives them volume.
  • Coconut oil and olive oil give hair the needed shine and also deeply condition your hair (4), (5).
  • The fragrance of rose is very pleasant, making it worth applying to your stands.

There you have it! Your one-stop solution for dry, brittle hair – a homemade banana hair conditioner. Bananas are nutrient-rich and nourish your hair from within. It conditions and strengthens your hair strands leaving your dried hair healthy and beautiful. It thoroughly spoils your hair with goodness! And with this homemade conditioner, you get all the benefits of hair care without the harmful effects of harsh chemicals. And yes, it might be time-consuming to make this conditioner, but its benefits make it 100% worth it.

So, scroll up, make this conditioner. Then, use it regularly and watch your hair transform!

However, always perform a patch test to check for any adverse reactions. If you notice any redness, irritation, or inflammation, please consult a doctor before using the banana conditioner on your hair and scalp.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply bananas directly to my hair?

Yes, you may. However, it could be inconvenient as your hair may feel sticky. Ensure to shampoo your hair thoroughly to remove the residue.

Are overripe bananas good for hair?

Yes. Overripe bananas are rich in antioxidants and are good for hair.

Can I leave bananas in my hair overnight?

Yes, you may, as bananas may deep condition your hair. However, leaving it overnight on your hair might be inconvenient and messy.

Sources

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  1. Bananas raw
    https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173944/nutrients
  2. Traditional and Medicinal Uses of Banana
    https://www.phytojournal.com/archives/2012/vol1issue3/PartA/9.1.pdf
  3. Honey in dermatology and skin care: a review
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24305429/
  4. Ethnopharmacological survey of home remedies used for treatment of hair and scalp and their methods of preparation in the West Bank-Palestine
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/labs/pmc/articles/PMC5499037/
  5. Hair Cosmetics: An Overview
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/labs/pmc/articles/PMC4387693/
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