Try these Super easy homemade gels for Styling your Hair…


Published By: Srishti Gautam (srishti789gautam@gmail.com)
         

In today’s time everyone wants to look perfect and up to the point, whether it’s a makeup or the dressing style. Nobody compromises with style and attire. But for that perfect look people have to buy many expensive products from the market. We can see that hair gels are trending nowadays in the fashion. Boy or girl both use hair gels to get the desire hairstyle.

There are a variety of hair products available in the market serving the needs of every individual. For some people, using store-bought hair products is easy as it saves a lot of time, but we are forgetting that the harmful chemicals present in these products don't do well to our hair in the long run. In order to avoid hair damage in future, you must use natural products. You can easily make your hair gels at home without any difficulties.

Why Use Natural Gels for Styling?

The question itself has its answer, as the natural hair gels only include the natural ingredients that won’t damage the hair and can be made in reasonable price as compared to market products. No one likes dry, damaged, brittle hair, right? Market hair gel products contain various ingredients that do more harm than good. Hair gels can be harsh on the hair and scalp and if used for a very long time, they can lead to premature graying of the hair. Also, they suck out the moisture from the hair leaving your hair looking dry and brittle.

Natural Gels for Hair Styling

Aloe vera gel

Aloe vera has been used for centuries in health, beauty, medicine and skin care. It contains different compounds like vitamins, enzymes, sugar, salicylic acids, amino acids, minerals and saponins. Vitamins A, C and E help in promoting healthy hair growth and shiny hair.

It also possesses anti-inflammatory properties which soothe inflammation on the scalp and removes dandruff. This plant has an amazing ability to increase blood circulation in the scalp which leads to lesser hair fall and increased hair growth.

Ingredient:

  • Aloe vera leaf

How to use:

  • Take a large leaf and cut the base off of the leaf with a sharp knife.
  • Now cut the leaf apart and remove the pulp from the inside.
  • Place the pulp in a bowl and with the help of a spoon, mix it well to make a gel.
  • Apply this to your hair.
  • If you want to add fragrance, then you can add a few drops of rosemary or lavender essential oil. Mix them well and apply it to your hair.

Gelatin

Gelatin helps to strengthen weak and fragile hair because of its various properties. It contains keratin proteins that bind to the hair and makes it strong. It not only cares for damaged hair but also nourishes the entire strand. It reduces hair breakage, smoothens hair cuticle and adds shine to the hair.

Ingredients:

  • For strong hold - 1 tablespoon of gelatin/ for medium hold - ¾ tablespoon of gelatin/ for light hold - ½ tablespoon of gelatin
  • 1 cup of hot water
  • 10 drops of your favourite essential oil (optional)

How to use:

  • Pour hot water in a container and add the gelatin.
  • Stir it well and add it to a glass jar and refrigerate it for 3-4 hours.
  • Add the essential oils once cooled and stir well.
  • Apply it to your hair.

Honey

Honey has antioxidant properties, it helps to prevent hair breakage, keeping the scalp and hair healthy. Since it is a natural humectants, it helps to store moisture in the scalp, thereby preventing dry hair and breakage. [8] And also provide soothing and hair conditioning effect. Honey also strengthens the hair follicles and its antibacterial and antiseptic properties help to ward off bacterial and fungal infection.

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 tablespoon of raw honey
  • 2 cups of water
  • ¼ cups of flax seeds
  • ½ teaspoon of vitamin E oil
  • A few drops of your favourite essential oil (optional)

How to use:

  • In a pot, add water, and boil the flaxseeds.
  • Stir continuously for about 10 minutes. You will see a slightly thick texture.
  • Strain the mixture in a strainer and store it in a glass bottle.
  • Mix the honey and a few drops of essential oil.
  • Apply it to your hair and get the style that you want.

These home-made gels are worthy to use for styling your hair.  Simple and easy handmade hair gels which can be used in any kind of hair. So what are you waiting for? Try out these super easy hair gels and see the result for yourself.

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