How to Make Your Own Shampoo – for Dry Hair

Your hair can become overly dry with certain reasons. Most common reasons of this frustrating condition are the weather and our lifestyle choices. However, if you suffer from dry hair its possible that the reason may be a little less obvious; certain ingredients in store bought shampoos can trigger allergies without you even being aware of the fact. If you’re not sure whether or not you r hair should be classified as “dry”, look out for these telltale signs:

  1. Your hair looks and feels limp .
  2. You have many split ends.
  3. Your hair is usually dull and lacks a healthy shine.
  4. Your hair easily sheds or breaks.
  5. Your hair tangles easily.

If youre experiencing any of the above 5 symptoms then high chances that you’re suffering from dry hair. But dont worry, because here youll learn how to make some excellent homemade shampoos for dry hair.

Make Your Own Shampoos

1.) More Honey Please

Honey is a great ingredient as it has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. Try this soothing shampoo recipe and your dry hair should begin to clear up in no time!


  • 3 tbsp distilled water (warm)
  • 1 tbsp raw or unpasteurized honey (regular honey will do in a pinch, but the aforementioned types are definitely preferable!)
  • 5 to 10 drops of carrot seed oil
Carrot Seed Oil


  1. Prepare a small bowl, mix the 3 distilled water with the raw honey.
  2. Gently stir until honey fully dissolved.
  3. Add 5 to 10 drops of carrot seed oil. This can help prevent your hair from flaking and your scalp from itching.
  4. To use, simply wet your hair and massage the shampoo into your hair and scalp.
  5. Rinse well with cool water.

2.) Coconut Milk Wonder

This recipe provide a super smooth feeling to your hair and greatly moisturizing your hair. And it is super quick and easy to make!


  • 3 tbsps organic coconut milk
  • ¼ cup liquid castile soap
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp distilled water
Coconut Milk


  1. Prepare a small container, combine all the above ingredient. Close the lid.
  2. Shake the container until the mixture thoroughly mixed.
  3. Use the way you would a regular shampoo and rinse with cool water or apple cider vinegar.

3.) When Cucumber Married Lemon

This cucumber and lemon shampoo is so soothing that youll forget you ever had dry hair : ) It also smells wonderful!


  • 1 whole cucumber
  • 1 whole lemon


  1. Place all the ingredients in your food processor. (It is optional for you if to peel the lemon, but if youd prefer a smoother shampoo you can if you like.)
  2. Stop blending when you get a mixture that has a shampoo-like consistency.
  3. Put a generous amount on your palms and rub into your hair and scalp.
  4. Rinse well with cool water.


4.) Moisturizing Avocado Shampoo

This shampoo recipe combines the captivating fragrance of orange blossom with the unique and nourishing ingredients of avocado to nourish your scalp and hair. Rich in vitamin E and B, it offers a reliable solution to stimulate and accelerate hair growth, whether you run the risk of hair loss, or you just want richer and healthier hair. The formula is easily absorbed into the hair shaft and is perfect for dry, split ends.

Other than that orange blossom essential oil is ideal for regeneration and shine and by mixing with olive oil, becomes a highly hydrating combination for your scalp and hair. After regular use, your hair will feel strong and lustrous.


  • Apple Cider Vinegar (1 cup)
  • Orange Blossom Essential Oil (5-7 drops)
  • Avocado (1 half)
  • Olive Oil (2-3 tablespoons)


  1. Put everything into blender or food processor.
  2. Stop blending when you get a mixture that has a shampoo-like consistency.
  3. Transfer your mixture (shampoo) into in the fridge for 1-2 weeks.
  4. Put a generous amount on your palms and rub into your hair and scalp.
  5. Rinse well with cool water.