If you have black hair, then you know how difficult it can be to take care of it. It is also very expensive and you may spend a lot of money on products just to ensure it looks good. However, there are a lot of homemade recipes for black hair care that will help you save some cash on hair care products. First you need to know the problem affecting your hair and in most cases it is dry hair and scalp that indicates the presence of dandruff in your scalp. Other care for black hair include relaxing the hair and lightening the hair.
Take three tablespoon of cooking oil and add one tablespoon of lime juice and mix them together. Rub the mixture on your scalp and leave it there for one to two hours before you take a shower. The acid in lime juice will be able to kill the bacteria causing dandruff while the oil will moisturize your scalp.
Relaxing the Black Hair
If you want to relax your black hair naturally from home, all you need is lime juice, cornstarch, and a jar of coconut milk. Mix the coconut milk with lime juice until they are well blended. Over low heat, whisk in the cornstarch until the mixture resemble that of a hair conditioner you buy from the cosmetics. Apply this homemade relaxer on your hair and make sure you work through all the strands. Wear a plastic shower cap and leave it for an hour. Rinse your hair with water and when you are done, your hair will be slightly more relaxed than it was before. You can use this treatment once or twice a week if you feel your hair needs some relaxation.
Lightening Black Hair
If you want to lighten your black hair, here is a recipe for doing so. Take a large mug of hot water and steep two tea bags of chamomile into the water. Take shower and blot your hair. Pour the tea on your hair and leave it there for an hour or two then rinse it. This way, your will be able to lighten your hair naturally.
These are just but a few of black hair care recipe. Watch out for more recipe on black hair care in my next article. Thank you for reading through this article. Good luck!!