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How To Make Hair Serum At Home

These days hair serum has become a vital part of our hair care routine. We all wish for long, healthy and gorgeous tresses and hair serum plays an important role in fulfilling that wish. Hair serum is basically a hair care solution that keeps our hair soft and shiny and prevents frizz and tangles. Hair serum is typically applied on clean wet hair or dry hair. Hair serums are usually non sticky in nature. Hair serums generally work by forming a thin layer on each hair strand, protection it from dirt. So clearly hair serum is a must have in our kitty to get long, lustrous locks. Check out my post on how to make hair serum at home.

how to make hair serum at home

Hair serum is generally used to tame curly and frizzy hair. We often use hair serum to protect our hair from the hair styling tools such as dryers, flat and curling irons. Hair serum smoothens our hair follicles and protects our hair from tangles. Hair serum nourishes our hair and makes them strong, silky and shiny. Moreover hair serums also protect our hair from over exposure to sun. Hair serums can be gel or oil based. Most commercial hair serums contain amino acids, silicon oil and alcohol. Over time, such hair serums can make our hair dry and cause build-ups too. So, we basically end up damaging our hair in pursue to protect it. But, don’t stress! Homemade hair serums can be excellent substitute to the commercial hair serums. Let’s take a look on how to make hair serum at home.

Hair serum recipe 1

Ingredients : Avocado oil, jojoba oil, argan oil, grapeseed oil, almond oil

Take a small bowl and put 4 tbsp Avocado oil there. To this, add 2 tbsp each of jojoba oil, argan oil, grapeseed oil and almond oil. Stir well with a spoon and your homemade hair serum is ready. This can be stored in a glass container.

This homemade hair serum is the perfect blend of essential oils that can nourish our hair from inside and bring back its original shine. If dull lifeless hair is bothering you, give this a go.

Also read : Best Oils for Healthy Hair

Hair serum recipe 2

Ingredients : Grapeseed oil, lavender oil and vitamin E capsule

Take 8 tbsp of grapeseed oil in a glass bowl and add 10-12 drops of lavender oil to it. Prick the vitamin E capsules (2-3 capsules) and squeeze out the oil. Mix well. Put it in a glass bottle and give it a good shake and your homemade hair serum is ready to use.

This is a super effective hair serum that can transform your dry, brittle hair into strong, healthy and naturally bouncy. Use this hair serum on clean, wet hair.

Also read : 7 Benefits of Vitamin E for skin and hair

Hair serum recipe 3

Ingredients : Coffee, honey

Take 4 tbsp of coffee powder in a small bowl. To this, add 2 tbsp of honey and 4 tbsp of freshly boiled hot water. Mix well till it forms a smooth paste. Wet your hair a little for ease of application. Apply on hair and leave it for 15-20 minutes and wash off with shampoo.

Coffee strengthens hair and also acts as a great color booster for hair. Honey adds a natural shine to the hair and keeps it moisturized.

Also read : Beauty Secrets of Honey

Homemade hair serum

Hair serum recipe 4

Ingredients : Aloe vera juice, coconut oil, jojoba oil, vitamin E oil, lavender essential oil, henna leaves

Heat coconut oil over low flame and the henna leaves to it. After 20-30 minutes, the coconut oil will turn brown because the essence of henna leaves is absorbed by the coconut oil. Remove this from heat and strain the oil. Let it cool. To this, add 3-4 tbsp aloe vera juice (freshly extracted aloe vera juice is better, but you can also buy aloe vera juice from organic shops), 3 tbsp jojoba oil, 4-5  drops each of vitamin E oil and lavender oil. Mix well and your hair serum is ready. Store it in a bottle and always shake well before use.

Use this hair serum after you wash your hair. This feels light on hair and pretty refreshing too.

Hair serum recipe 5

Ingredients : Soy oil, jojoba oil, coconut oil, olive oil

Take 2 tbsp each of all these natural oils and mix well. Warm up slightly before use. Apply on the hair thoroughly and wait for 15-20 minutes. Wash off.

If you like straight hair, then this hair serum is for you. While using this serum, make sure to apply thoroughly on hair from root to tip so that each strand is covered. As this is a straightening serum, so covering every hair strand is very important.

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These homemade hair serums are easy to make, and totally require simple, inexpensive ingredients. Moreover they are entirely chemical free. So instead of spending hefty bucks on store-bought, chemical loaded hair serums, why not try any of these all natural homemade hair serums!

About Rashmita Rakshit

Rashmita Rakshit
Rashmita is born & brought up in Kolkata, She is a pure Bengali by heart. Makeup and Food are her biggest weaknesses. She has a good amount of cookbook in her collection.Traveling is her another love. She dreams to travel the entire world some time. She believes in 'tell the world what you intend to do, but first show it'.


  1. Kiran Raj Singh

    hey save my lots of money 🙂 Thanks for sharing it

  2. That’s a really good , but does these recipies make hair oily ?

  3. awesome recipes.. i would really like to try these out

  4. Very simple and nice recipes

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