How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

Introduction

How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

Mustard oil can be extracted by using a cold press to remove the oil from the seeds of white or black mustard seeds. It has proven to be improving hair growth. It adds shine, silkiness, health, and helps delay showing of gray hair. Mustard oil is also used in making hair balm and that is why we have chosen it.

You´ll need

  • Sage hydrosol – 2.67 oz (76 g.)
  • Mustard oil – 0.21 oz (6 g.)
  • Emulsifier BTMS – 0.14 oz (4 g.)
  • Conditioning emulsifier – 0.1 oz (3 g.)
  • Cetyl alcohol – 0.1 oz (3 g.)
  • Blackberry extract – 0.1 oz (3 g.)
  • Apricot powder – 0.09 oz (2.5 g.)
  • Lactic acid – 0.03 oz (1 g.)
  • Preservative Optiphen Plus – 0.03 oz (1 g.)
  • Essential oil of sage – 10 drops

Steps

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    Weigh Cetyl alcohol and emulsifiers and add mustard oil to them. Heat them by using a water bath method until pellet is dissolved.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    Weigh sage hydrosol. This is one of the best hair care hydrosol which improves hair condition and gives them a healthy and well-groomed look.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    Put hydrosol and emulsifiers in a water bath simultaneously. Their granules will be dissolved when heated. The temperature of mixture in these two containers should be almost the same, which is very important to get a stable blend.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    While the mixtures are being heated, we’ll cook an active ingredients. Dissolve the powder apricot in a small amount of hydrosol, this powder will help hair growth, clear up hair, and add some shine.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    Add the blackberry extract, which is another ingredient active in hair care.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    When emulsifiers are completely dissolved in oil, dispense them in a preheated hydrosol.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    Use a mini mixer or spoon to mix them until they become smooth. Afterwards, stir the blend by a spoon while waiting until the balm cools down.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    Transfer the active ingredients to the cold balm, and mix them again thoroughly.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    Add lactic acid, which does not only lower balm’s pH, but also softens the hair and adds shine.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    To give the balm a property to being kept on a shelf for 2-3 months, we add the preservative.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    At last turn, drip the essential oil of sage, which helps strengthen the hair and improves its growth.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    Stir the balm again for 5-10 seconds.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    Pour the balm to pre-sterilized jars. Within several hours after creation the balm is quite fluid, so it can easily be spilled on the jars.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    The balm for hair will be thicker over time, so it is better to dispense it into a wide jars.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    The hair balm with mustard oil turn out pretty dense, but delicate and light at the same time. It can be distributed well to the hair and easy to be washed off, without make heavier them. Using balm once can already make hair shiny, soft, silky, and manageable.

  • How to make hair conditioner with mustard oil

    Apply balm to a hair after washing with shampoo and leave for 3-5 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

Warnings

  • For those with oily hair, try to avoid contact of balm on the scalp; apply it to hair is enough.

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Comments

  1. Clara 19 July 2013 :

    Wonderful recipe and pics. FB liked and pinned to Pinterest.

  2. Uma 06 November 2013 :

    I wonder if the mustard oil can be simply bought in a shop instead of pressing it from the seeds.

  3. Greta 29 November 2013 :

    I don’t know, but I think pressing it from the seeds won’t cause to much trouble and it won’t take too much time.

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