How to Make your Own DIY Leave-In Conditioner

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How to Make your Own DIY Leave-In Conditioner

Hair is an asset that adds to our persona! 

So, hair care is a must if you want long, radiant and resilient hair. 

The products you use define your hair. Whether you're using organic products or hefty commercial ones, it will show on your hair. 

Most people follow a random hair care routine with very little insight because indulging in genuine care practices that suit you rightly, can seem like a hassle!

However, knowing the proper steps for your regime can make all the difference. Even a single action can play a mighty role in the way your hair looks. One such potent step for any hair care routine is a "leave-in-conditioner". As fancy as it sounds, an excellent leave-in hair conditioner also has fancy effects that can leave your hair velvety soft, smooth, and supple.

This article will help you figure out how to make your own DIY hair conditioner from scratch. Adding this step to your routine will leave you in wonder.

Why A DIY Leave-in Conditioner?

A DIY leave-in conditioner can be a wise decision for your hair. Most commercial products contain hefty chemicals and toxic ingredients that can damage your hair. So, making a leave-in conditioner for an intense moisturizing regime can save you from all the nuisance. 

Making your own leave-in conditioner will take a lot less time and even will cost you almost nothing. Plus, it can be made with natural ingredients!

You can also invest in an organic leave-in conditioner if making one is too much for you. 

Three Easy Ways to Make DIY Leave-in Conditioner

#1-DIY Leave-in Conditioner with Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a universally acclaimed product with a multitude of benefits. Aloe gel and Aloe vera juice have nutrients that can help minimize breakage and give you smooth, beautiful hair. You can use Botanic Hearth Aloe Vera Gel for this recipe. This is authentic, pure aloe vera gel that will help moisturize your strands.

DIY Leave-in Conditioner with Aloe Vera

It is an especially suited homemade DIY conditioner recipe for low porosity hair.


Steps to follow:

  • Add the water and glycerin to a small mixing bowl
  • Now, mix in the Botanic Hearth Aloe Vera Gel 
  • Add 10 drops of your favorite essential oil to the mix
  • Whisk all the ingredients together 
  • Shake well before each use
  • Apply to hair and leave-in for 30 mins
  • Rinse afterward

#2-DIY leave-in Conditioner with Coconut Milk

Coconut milk has been a staple ingredient for many royal beauties for ages.. This natural ingredient gives your hair a luxurious feel like never before. 

DIY leave-in Conditioner with Coconut Milk

We have the perfect DIY leave-in conditioner recipe with Coconut Milk. You should use it alternatively throughout the month.


  • ½ cup filtered water
  • 2 tbsp coconut milk 
  • 1/4 tsp jojoba oil 
  • 10 drops essential oil of your choice

Steps to follow:

  • Combine all the ingredients in a small mixing bowl
  • Beat the ingredients together to create a harmonious mixture
  • Transfer the liquid to a spray bottle
  • Apply the mixture to your hair and leave it overnight for consistent results.

#3-DIY leave-in Conditioner with Argan Oil

Argan oil, also known as liquid gold, is an enriching ingredient for your tresses. This can enrich your strands individually while keeping your hair hydrated and resilient.

DIY leave-in Conditioner with Argan Oil

This homemade leave-in conditioner with argan oil is a must-have recipe to try!


Steps to follow:

  • Add all the ingredients in a bowl except Argan oil
  • Now add the preferably warm argan oil and mix 
  • Transfer the liquid to a spray bottle
  • You can apply at night, or any time of the day
  • Apply this conditioner at least twice a week for visible results

DIY leave-in Conditioner with Castor Oil

Castor oil has been loved for hair since ancient times. This thick emulsive oil provides your hair with a nurturing effect that lasts a while. Although the smell can be somewhat unpleasant. However,  a homemade leave-in conditioner with castor oil is something everyone should try!


  • ½ cup of distilled water
  • ½ cup of rosewater
  • 1 tbsp of castor oil
  • 1 tsp of olive oil
  • 1 tsp melted coconut oil 
  • 10 drops of your favorite essential oil

DIY leave-in Conditioner with Castor Oil

Steps to follow:

  • In a medium-size mixing bowl, add coconut oil and olive oil
  • Now add the castor oil and essential oil to the mix
  • Add the oil mix to distilled water and rosewater
  • Stir until uniform and smooth
  • Pour into a spray bottle
  • Apply at your convenience 

All these recipes will leave your hair looking like a dream. Be careful to apply them not more than twice a week for consistent and long-lasting results. You can also try our organic Botanic Hearth leave-in conditioner if you're too busy to make a DIY one. 

For more hair care related products visit our store. Keep loving your hair till the end! 


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