Infuse Your Hair with These Simple DIYs

78 June 8, 2015 - DIY

Do you feel like you have to choose between enjoying the sun and taking care of your hair? Why can’t we do both?

 

Unfortunately, many of our favorite vacation activities often involve sun, wind, chlorine, or salt water and can leave hair looking flat; but don’t let that keep you from summer fun. Keep your locks as beautiful as ever with these DIY hair recipes!

 

DIY Dry Hair Spritz

If your hair is dull or naturally dry, spritz this recipe over your hair throughout the day to keep it from looking dry, particularly Ylang Ylang Essential Oilif you are planning a day in the sun.

 

 

Add all ingredients in a 12-oz. spray bottle. Shake well before spritzing over hair, avoiding the roots.

 

DIY Detangler

From extreme roller coasters to an afternoon on water skis, summer activities can tangle up your hair. Smooth outRoyal Hawaiian Sandalwood Essential Oil knots with this hair detangler!

 

  • 1/2 cup Lavender Volume Conditioner (or other Young Living conditioner)
  • 1 1/8 cup hot (not boiling) distilled water
  • 3 drops Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood
  • 3 drops Cedarwood
  • 3 drops Frankincense

 

Put conditioner into a 12-oz. spray bottle. Add distilled water and shake. Add essential oils and shake again. To use, spray on dry or damp hair, focusing on the ends.

 

DIY Highlights

Lighten any hair color with this recipe for sun-kissed highlights. Be conservative with darker hair to avoid brassy Citrus Fresh Essential Oilhues.

 

 

Add all ingredients into a 12-oz. spray bottle and shake to combine. To use, shake well and spritz throughout hair when spending time in the sun. Start with a small amount to avoid over-drying hair.

 

These essential oil DIYs will have your hair feelings soft and looking fabulous after any activity! What’s your essential oil secret to fabulous-looking hair? Tell us about it in the comments!

 

—Gloria Russo, Young Living International and Portfolio Brand Manager

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