Traditionally, in the tropical countries, coconut milk is used as a cleanser as well as a conditioner for the hair. It especially works wonders for the dry tresses. It removes dirt and product buildup from the scalp and hair without stripping the hair of its natural oil. Hence, by washing your hair with coconut milk shampoo, your hair becomes soft, smooth and tangle free. Furthermore, you can make coconut milk shampoo at home, which works as an excellent alternative to the commercial shampoos.
Here Are Some Simple Coconut Milk Shampoo Recipes Worth Trying:
1. Coconut Milk, Vitamin E And Olive Oil Shampoo
½ cup coconut milk
2 teaspoons vitamin E oil
1 teaspoon olive oil
¾ cup liquid castile soap
1/8 cup jasmine or any other essential oil of your choice
Pour all the ingredients in a bottle and shake well. Use one to two tablespoons of the coconut milk shampoo to wash your hair.
2. Coconut Milk And Honey Shampoo
¼ cup coconut milk
¼ cup honey
½ cup liquid castile soap
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 tablespoon vitamin E oil
20 drops lavender essential oil
30 drops orange essential oil
Blend all the ingredients in a glass bowl and pour in a bottle. Close the bottle and shake well. Use this as your regular shampoo.
3. Coconut Milk And Bentonite Clay
1 cup Bentonite clay powder
2 cups of coconut milk
½ cup olive oil
1 tablespoon honey (optional)
In a bowl, put the Bentonite clay and add coconut milk and olive oil. Blend the ingredients well. Make sure that there are no lumps in the mixture. For additional conditioning, add honey to the mixture and mix well. On wet hair, apply the mixture. Leave it on for 15 minutes. Thoroughly rinse with cool water. This mixture will not form lather like your regular shampoo but it will help in removing dirt and grime from your hair.
4. Coconut Milk And Gram Flour
1 cup coconut milk
2 tablespoons of gram flour
Mix the two ingredients. Rub the mixture on your scalp and hair. Leave it on the hair for 5 minutes. Thoroughly rinse your hair.
5. Coconut Milk And Almond Oil Shampoo
1 ½ tablespoon coconut milk
2 teaspoons almond oil
¼ cup shampoo
Put the ingredients in a bowl. Whisk for 2 to 3 minutes. Use it like your regular shampoo.