Natural Hair Mask Recipe

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This homemade natural hair mask recipe will rejuvenate your tresses in no time with it's combination of certified organic oils and shea butter.

Summer can really do a number on your hair. Whether you’re fighting off the frizz from high humidity, need to combat the damage from sun or the drying effects of pool chlorine, this homemade natural hair mask recipe will rejuvenate your tresses in no time with it’s combination of certified organic oils and shea butter. It works great in the winter too!

Natural Hair Mask Recipe

© Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen


2.5 oz. shea butter
1 oz. avocado oil
.25 oz. coconut oil
.25 oz. jojoba oil
.25 oz. argan oil

Optional Ingredients:

several drops of lavender essential oil
several drops of rosemary essential oil
several drops of geranium essential oil


Using a digital kitchen scale weigh out the shea butter into a small to medium sized glass pyrex measuring cup. Heat in the microwave until melted, approximately one minute. Once melted, weigh out the avocado, coconut, jojoba and argan oils and stir into the shea butter. Finally, add several drops each of lavender, rosemary and geranium essential oil and stir thoroughly. These essential oils are suitable for both dry and normal hair types. If you generally have normal hair, you can also experiment with lemon, cedarwood, thyme and clary sage essential oils.

Once you’ve combined all of your ingredients, pour into a 4 oz. container of your choice and allow to cool completely. You can place your hair mask in the refrigerator to speed up this process if desired.

To use, simply apply enough of this natural hair mask to cover all of your tresses then comb through. Leave on for ten minutes to overnight, then wash and condition your hair as usual. Use as often as needed depending on your hair type to keep it shiny and moisturized. Alternately, you can also substitute this product for your regular conditioner – just use less! – and apply after shampooing, then rinse.

For extra dry or frizzy hair, apply a small amount – a little goes a long way! – to clean hair before styling to tame frizz and add shine.

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About Rebecca D. Dillon

Rebecca D. Dillon is a soapmaker, DIY-er and blogger whose life is controlled daily by a dachshund. You can learn more about Rebecca by checking out her bio. Or discover more great skin care & beauty recipes by subscribing to Soap Deli News blog via email.


  1. Edy Marlatt says

    I just wanted to say THANK YOU for sharing your soap recipes. I’m a newbie to the soapmaking world and appreciate your advice into the processes needed. YOU ROCK! Your combinations are fascinating and sound amazing. (Although I hate bananas with a passion). 😉 Keep up the good work!

  2. MoniqueB says

    thank you for the tips, I use pro naturals moroccan argan oil hair mask which is great too, leaves my hair soft, shiny, frizz less and healthy. 🙂

  3. Thanks so much for the recipes. The hair mask works wonders and I have very coarse curly hair that tends to frizz easy.

  4. I have recently discovered your website and I am fascinated reading your recipes. I would like more information on the shelf life of the DIY recipes and if they need to be kept refrigerated or not.
    THANKYOU so much for such great informative fun to follow blog


  5. I was wondering what the shelf life of this is like?

    • The shelf life will always be the same as the ingredient with the shortest shelf life. This will depend on where you purchase your ingredients and how long you’ve had them on hand.