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    3 Best Shampoo For Dry Hair You Can Make At Home

    Try these homemade, natural and effective shampoos for your dry and dull looking hair.
    Published -31 Oct 2021, 14:00 ISTUpdated -30 Oct 2021, 17:11 IST
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    Winter is almost here and it is just the most terrible season for those blessed with naturally dry hair. The chilly season further worsens the condition and leaves our tresses dry, rough and damaged. 

    If you have already started looking for the best shampoos for your dry hair then you have landed on the right page. Here, we thought of bringing you some homemade shampoo recipes which can treat your dry hair and make them smooth and soft. 

    Most shampoos available in the marked are packed with a lot of chemicals which can damage your hair in the long run. Thus, it is great idea to cleanse your hair using natural, homemade shampoos which are effective in treating dryness and dullness. Read on.

    Aloe Vera Gel Shampoo 

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    Aloe vera has moisturising properties which help keep your hair soft. That's not all! Aloe vera is rich in vitamins, essential amino acids, minerals, fattu acids which are beneficial for hair health and growth.

    Ingredients Required - 

    • 1 ½ cups coconut oil
    • 1 ¾ cups aloe vera gel
    • Few drops of essential oil

    Directions - 

    • In a bowl, add all the ingredients and whisk. 
    • Pour the shampoo into a jar and refrigerate. 

    Wet your hair and then take some quantity of shampoo on your hand as required ans massage your scalp. This shampoo will not only help you remove all the dirt and impurities accumulated on the scalp but also leave you with thick, smooth hair. 

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    Honey Shampoo

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    Honey has both emollient and humectant properties which makes it a great moisturiser. What better for your dry hair? This shampoo will add great shine to your dull and dry hair and smoothen out your hair follicles. 

    Ingredients Required - 

    • 1 Cup Coconut Oil
    • 1 Cup Aloe Vera Gel
    • 3-4 Tbsp Honey
    • Few Drops Of Essential Oil
    • 1 Tsp Of Olive Oil

    Directions - 

    • In a pan, add some warm water and honey. Slowly stir to evenly mix. 
    • Add all the other ingredients to the pan. Mix well.
    • Pour the mixture into a bottle and refrigerate. 
    • Shake the shampoo before use. Massage on wet hair for a few minutes and then wash. 

    Coconut Milk Shampoo

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    Packed with the goodness of proteins and nutrients, this coconut milk shampoo is just perfect for dry hair. Using this shampoo will also help you control excess sebum on your scalp and prevent issues like dandruff. 

    Ingredients Required - 

    Directions - 

    • In a bowl, add oil and coconut milk. 
    • Use this mixture to shampoo your hair. Massage for a few minutes and leave it on. 
    • Rinse with warm water. 

    These are natural shampoos and might not last longer than 2-3 weeks if kept in the fridge. Make sure you prepare it per your usage. Also, these shampoos might not form lather because of the lack of soap but you can add liquid soap to these shampoos if you want all that lather.

    Though these shampoos are prepared using all natural ingredients, they might not work for you. If you don't like the results or the ingredients cause any irritation or redness on the scalp, discontinue using the shampoo immediately. 

    Also, remember that you might not get the results in just one day. Use these shampoos for atleast 2 weeks to start seeing the results for you. 

    We hope these homemade shampoos help you nourish your dry and dull hair. For more such beauty related stories, stay tuned!

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