Keep your hair moisturized and shiny using a homemade serum to keep your strands healthy and happy, naturally. Click here to read more or pin and save for later.


My hair has a mind of its own. This can be quite entertaining at times, but most often than not it means that it requires a decent amount of TLC. In the past few years, I've been trying to cut down on store bought products and focus more on use all-natural ones that I can make myself. So, after a bit of experimentation, I finally found a good blend of oils that help to keep my hair shiny, moisturized and most importantly healthy. It's now my go-to mix for everything from styling to finger-detangling. So, if you have.

What you need:


  • Castor Oil
  • Olive Oil
  • Apricot Oil
  • Vegetable Glycerin* (optional)
  • Glass dropper bottle (or any plastic bottle with lid that allows you to control the flow of how much oil is being poured out)

* I've learned the hard way that vegetable glycerin makes your hair puff up in extreme humidity. So, if you live in a super humid environment or if there's a huge downpour in the forecast, it's best to leave it out of the mix (at least until the weather changes). For more information on that click here.


Procedure: 


I don't have any specific measurements, I literally never measure it (when I first started this mix, I would literally pour a bit of each oil in my hand before moisturizing each section before braiding it for the night) and it all turns out good every time.

But I do have a trick I use, that can help you with making your own mix. I essentially put in more depending on the viscosity of the oil. So, I put a lot of apricot oil first, then a little less of olive oil, a little less castor oil and a minimal amount of vegetable glycerin, into the bottle.

How to Use:


Before using make sure to give it a good shake every time.

I have type 4 hair and so I find the best way to use it is when my hair is damp. So, I massage some in after I wash my hair to give it a boost of nutrients and make it soft. When styling my hair before bed, after spritzing the part I want to braid or twist with a bit of water, I massage in some of the mix from root to ends).

It's also great to use when you feel your hair is getting a bit dry. So, I rub a bit in my hands before working it through my hair before leaving the house, so it has all day to soak in.


Keep your hair moisturized and shiny using a homemade serum to keep your strands healthy and happy, naturally. Click here to read more or pin and save for later.